WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTC Markets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com), a leader in providing industry specific consulting services and patented systems to the medical and retail industries, announced it has improved on its products for use in recreational and medical marijuana facilities.
Company executives discussed the many improvements to the Medbox machines, which shall soon be marketed as a "safe" that dispenses medicine.
"In preparing our equipment for the Canadian medical marijuana program, which require a UL rated 'safe' to secure the medicine at all times, we decided to improve our systems with electronic and biometric locks, which would aid in the safety and security of the marijuana products," stated Vincent Mehdizadeh, COO of Medbox, Inc. "The team at AVT, Inc., also a public company, has been instrumental in helping develop modifications and improvements to our existing platform that they helped us create based on the biometric dispensing machine patent I was issued in 2010."
The company also boosted its overall inventory by ordering 2 containers of machines from AVT, which will be outfitted with the proprietary technology that makes the Medbox so unique.
"We have well over 200 machine orders that have been placed by our clients. These orders are contingent on licensing approvals in the markets of Massachusetts, Washington, Colorado, Oregon, Nevada, and Illinois over the course of the next 12 months," Mehdizadeh stated. "Accordingly, we need to make sure a ready supply of machines is available for immediate delivery when the time comes."
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, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Florida, Tokyo, London and Toronto, and has their corporate headquarters in Los Angeles.
Medbox provides their patented systems, software and consulting services to pharmacies, dispensaries, urgent care centers, drug rehab clinics, hospitals, prison systems, hospice facilities, and medical groups worldwide. In addition, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Vaporfection International, Inc. (www.vaporfection.com), the company offers an industry award winning medical vaporizer product.
Medbox, Inc. is a publicly traded company, and is quoted on the OTC Markets, ticker symbol MDBX.
For more information on Medbox, please contact the Medbox Investor Relations Department at (800) 762-1452 or go online to www.medboxinc.com.
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