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Are Marijuana Vending Machines the Next Step? Doctors are Asking for Them

Vending machine and automated retailer AVT, Inc. has noticed an increase in interest in their automated medicine dispensing systems, more secure versions of traditional vending machines that can be used by hospitals, doctor offices, pharmacies, alternative heath clinics and marijuana dispensaries. The company’s newly-designed systems provide for the automated dispensing and secure storage of medicines and regulated products.

While only two states have, so far, legalized the recreational use of marijuana and cannabis products, there are now 23 states, plus Washington D.C., that have legalized the substance for medical purposes. So, the market is there, and potentially growing, as more states consider either medicinal use or recreational.

Even in traditionally conservatives states the movement toward liberalization of the substance is increasing, even though the federal government still considers any use, possession or distribution a criminal offense. [Read More…]

Rob Meagher

Rob Meagher

Rob Meagher, CBE’s Founder, President and Editor-in-Chief is a 30 year veteran of the media world. His career has spanned from stints representing the Washington Post, USA Weekend, Reader’s Digest, Financial World & Corporate Finance to the technology world where he worked at International Data Group and Ziff Davis where he was part of the launch team for The Web Magazine, Yahoo Internet Life, Smart Business and Expedia Travels before starting his own marketing and Publisher’s Representative Firm. He also ran all print and online media sales and marketing for the Society for Human Resource Management before partnering with Forbes and then Fortune to create Special Sections covering a variety of topics. Rob, who started CBE Press in 2014, can be contacted at [email protected]

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