PHOENIX, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Altitude Organic Corporation (Pinksheets: AMNG), a leading national, publicly-traded medical marijuana company, announced today that Colleen Manley, a sixth generation Arizonian and member of one of the state's oldest family law firms, has joined its Board of Directors. Colleen has agreed to serve a two year term.
Colleen is related to the late Tom Forcade, a local Arizona historical figure who founded High Times Magazine. Tom Forcade hailed from Phoenix and was one of the original advocates supporting the medicinal use of cannabis during the 1960s and 70s. Colleen also serves as a Director on the Board of Trans High Corporation, the owner of High Times, High Times Medical Marijuana Magazine, and many other national ventures.
Altitude Organics' president, Brian Cook, had this to say, "Having Ms. Manley on our Board of Directors helps me to clarify my vision as a medical marijuana management company. Her knowledge, networking, and generations of family business experience in Phoenix puts us squarely on the right road to becoming a major national force in the legal medical marijuana industry. I'm absolutely honored to have Colleen's support building Altitude Organic Corporation, long-term."
Colleen Manley represents many closely held private and public corporations as "outside" corporate counsel. She specializes in working with and representing multi-family offices in Arizona as well as other jurisdictions. Her commitment to children's issues and charities as well as the environment and sustainable living is well known throughout Arizona. She is also actively working to earn her degree in the executive MBA program at Thunderbird School of Global Management.
According to See Change Strategies, the US Market for Medical Marijuana Is Currently Worth $1.7 Billion in 2011. It is projected to reach $8.9 billion within 5 Years.*
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ABOUT ALTITUDE ORGANIC CORPORATION
Altitude Organic Corporation (www.altitudeorganix.com) provides independently owned retail dispensaries in Colorado, California, and Arizona business support services, while also acting as a one-stop-shop for entrepreneurs looking to enter the multi-billion dollar burgeoning industry of legal cannabis. Altitude Organic Corporation has launched its new management company strategy in Arizona. The company can manage, staff, consult, and provide uniquely branded products and concepts to medical marijuana dispensaries using a limited liability agreement. The company recently launched Doctor MMJ (www.doctormmj.com) -- a medical marijuana doctor referral service. Visit www.altitudeorganicmedicine.com or www.altitudeorganix.com today.
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