HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTC Markets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com), commented on last Friday's remarkable trading volume of 54,468 shares and finishing the day dramatically up in price at almost $30 per share.
On Friday, the company had announced formation of an internal committee to pursue select strategic acquisitions. The targeted market segments mentioned were: pharmaceutical packaging (prescription bags and vials), security and control (ability to implant RFID technology into packaging for unit tracking and security), mag-stripe card manufacturers, medical cannabis lab testing, and cannabinoid research and development companies. All market segments have seamless synergy with the company's business model and provide a "low-hanging fruit" scenario that the company would be remiss if not pursued.
CNBC commented on the company's Friday release, mid-day, while the stock price soared, up nearly 31% and $7.15 by day's end on extremely heavy volume of shares traded. The company attributes the increased interest by shareholders to a myriad of factors including: a patent issued and several other patents pending; the company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, has showed profit and growth in each year and over $8 million in revenue since beginning operations in 2010; a business model blending industry consulting and patented technology sales that is the first of its kind with extremely high barriers for entry for competitors; company's technology had a positive mention in Colorado's medical marijuana reform law (HB1043 – Page 10); National and International media exposure with over 50 news outlets dating back to 2008 when the founder of the company's subsidiary debuted the technology for CNN; an increased awareness on a national scale as to the necessity to control, tax, and regulate medical marijuana, which is aiding medical marijuana states in balancing thei
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