HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTC Markets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com), announced today that their company and their unique and patented biometric medical marijuana dispensing system has been featured in several prominent news reports in recent days. The Medbox system provides patients with safe, compliant, and carefully managed access to cannabis-based health care products in states that have legal medical marijuana programs.
Medbox opened an office in Natick, about 20 miles west of Boston, for appointment-only meetings with law enforcement, legislators, doctors, and those interested in starting dispensaries in Massachusetts. The state became the 19th in the country to approve medical use of marijuana in the recent November election.
The Boston Globe's online site, Boston.com reported, "Medbox software and technology allows dispensaries to keep close tabs on each of their patients, assigning each prescription-bearing client with a HIPAA-compliant ID card that they must swipe, accompanied by a fingerprint scan, in order to gain access to the dispensary's goods.
"The software also allows the dispensary to input when the patient's prescription expires, how much they are allowed to receive, and can even render the whole transaction cash-less through the Medbox-assigned ID card."
The Boston Herald reported that medical cannabis will bring lots of jobs. "Medical marijuana — already a $1.7 billion national business rivaling Viagra in annual sales, could become a multimillion-dollar industry here." The Herald states that businesses that will gain from this new "green rush" included chefs, testing labs, lawyers, insurance agents, agriculture schools, and companies like Medbox that provide consultation, permits, legal guidance and technology to people seeking to run a dispensary, as well as help them obtain licenses and approvals to build, equip and o
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