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Marijuana Sector Remains One of Markets Hottest Industry Behind Newest Products and Services

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Drug News J E 4
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PALM BEACH, Florida, November 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

The exploding cannabis and legal marijuana industry, globally and within the United States, is calling for a significant expansion and improvement of both services and operations as marijuana stocks within the industry aim to capitalize on the unprecedented momentum.  Active companies in the sector this week include:  Vemanti Group, Inc. (OTC: VMNT), Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTC: AGTK), Cannabix Technologies Inc. (OTC: BLOZF) and Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (OTC: REFG).

Vemanti Group, Inc. (OTC PINK: VMNT) a diversified holding corporation, announced today that its preparing to launch a new wholly-owned subsidiary, which will look to provide a comprehensive mobile commerce and payments service for the emerging cannabis industry.   Through their smartphones, the service will enable retail customers to pay for goods at any participating dispensary without using physical cash. It will also present dispensaries, growers, and other legitimate participants of the industry with the opportunity of carrying out non-retail transactions among themselves in digital payments. 

Read the full Vemanti (VMNT) Press Release at:  http://marketnewsupdates.com/news/vmnt.html

The Company believes that the emerging legal cannabis industry where retail and non-retail transactions, including vendor payments and payroll, are almost exclusively paid for with cash presents a real challenge for financial institutions. Concerned about the evolving conflict between federal and state laws, they are eager to avoid the inherent risks associated with this cash-intensive sector. It is widely acknowledged that many are unwilling to go to the expense of establishing and maintaining the type of thorough due diligence program for this emerging market at the present time in order to comply with growing demands of Know-Your-Customer (KYC) guidelines, anti-money laundering regulations, and the US Patriot Act. As the result, traditional banking and payment solutions have been out of reach for the vast majority of cannabis businesses. 

"The cannabis industry needs access to digital payments in order to grow, and consumers want a safe and secure way to purchase marijuana products without always relying on cash. Our goal for the new subsidiary is to launch a service that alleviates the risk of cash transactions and helps dispensaries monitor and record data needed to address concerns about violating anti-money laundering laws, with the long-term goal of moving transactions away from cash altogether. It will comply with every relevant regulatory requirement and provide a sustainable solution for the cannabis industry", commented Tan Tran, CEO of Vemanti Group.

In other cannabis developments and happenings to watch this week in the markets:   

StoneBridge Partners, LLC -- a global finance communication and consulting firm -- announces the release of an in-depth business analysis of Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC PINK: MJNA) presented in a comprehensive report. The report, which outlines the company's formation and current operations, also offers insight into the perceived opportunities in the explosive-growth market of cannabis. It explores the Company's diversified portfolio of cannabis organizations and brands that continue to flourish as new markets open and existing markets continue to develop

Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTC: AGTK) closed down slightly on Tuesday on just over 6.88 Million shares traded by the market close.  Agritek Holdings, Inc. offers various products and services to the medicinal marijuana sector in the United States. It distributes hemp-based nutritional products; and provides solutions for electronically processing merchant transactions.

Cannabix Technologies Inc. (OTC Pink: BLOZF) closed up over 24% on Tuesday at $0.59 on just under 1 Million shares traded by the market close.   Cannabix Technologies, developer of the Cannabix Marijuana Breathalyzer for law enforcement and the workplace, recently released images of its Beta 2.0 Cannabix Marijuana Breathalyzer. New images of the device can be viewed at http://www.cannabixtechnologies.com.

Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (OTC: Pink: REFG) works to solve the fragmentation problem by identifying tools that are important to dispensaries, and customizing those tools specifically catered to the industry. We strive to create awareness within the medicinal marijuana industry and to develop an environmentally friendly, economically sustainable business while increasing shareholder value.

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