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Medbox

Medbox, Inc.
Ticker: MDBX
Market Cap: 886.79M
Website: http://www.medboxinc.com

Founded in 2008
Headquartered in West Hollywood, California.

Medbox, Inc., through its subsidiary, Prescription Vending Machines, Inc., engages in developing a patented machine that dispenses medication to individuals based on biometric identification. Its flagship product, MedBox, is an automated medicine dispensing machine that utilizes biometrics to identify users before dispensing and electronics to verify the physician’s recommendation remains active. In addition, Medbox, Inc., through a third party processor, offers credit card merchant processing services to medical clinics and dispensaries.

Marijuana-Related Stocks: Companies and Products

January 10, 2013

Now that marijuana has been legalized for recreational use in Colorado and Washington (and is legal for medicinal purposes in many other states), businesses — new and old — are looking to get in. From horticulture equipment to pharmaceuticals, there's a lot of opportunity to make a name in this fairly new industry. Click through to take a look at a few of the publicly traded companies that deal in the marijuana trade.