Numerous industry reviews (including a recent Fortune magazine cover story in the March 21, 2013 issue, as well as the most recent Bloomberg Businessweek feature story on Medbox, currently on newsstands) make clear there is in fact a distinction between "facilitating" the activity versus "controlling" the activity. Medbox maintains its operations within the permitted activity of this bright-line distinction.
"We applaud the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Fortune Magazine, and the many other news agencies that have reported a fair and balanced view on this burgeoning industry in its infancy," stated Dr. Bruce Bedrick , CEO of Medbox, Inc. "While we have always stated publicly that the federal government does not condone this industry, we feel they are tolerant as long as industry participants act responsibly and do not abuse the freedoms granted under the government's more forward-thinking and lenient approach to this issue."
Besides the company's aggressive position on touching all phases of ancillary marijuana related businesses, they have also moved forward in discussions with a small pharmacy chain to pilot the Medbox Lockbox Rx™ pharmacy storage and retrieval device for traditional prescription medications dispensed inside pharmacies. The company plans on disclosing more information on these pilot placements as a definitive agreement is executed between the parties within the next few months.
About Medbox, Inc:
Medbox is a leader in the development, sales and service of automated, biometrically controlled dispensing and storage systems for medicine and merchandise. Medbox has offices throughout the world, including New York, Arizona,
|SOURCE Medbox, Inc.|
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