Americans Changing Stance on Marijuana
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Puget Technologies (OTCBB:PUGE) announces its new subsidiary, Cannabis
BioTech, is poised to provide alternative delivery options for medical
marijuana to the growing U.S. population who is seeking them.
Americans now support the legal use of marijuana. According to a recent
Pew Research report, for the first time in more than 40 years a majority
of Americans favor legalization of marijuana use.
Numerous countries and a growing number of U.S. states have legalized
the use of medical marijuana. In 1996, voters in California passed a
state medical marijuana initiative permitting patients and their primary
caregivers, with a physician's recommendation, to possess and cultivate
marijuana for the treatment of AIDS, cancer, muscular spasticity,
migraines and several other disorders. Since then 20 states and the
District of Columbia have enacted laws to legalize the use of medical
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. indicated this month during a town hall event
in Arizona he may be changing his stance on legalization of marijuana.
CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta recently made global
headlines when he changed his mind about cannabis, saying science backs
the use of medical marijuana.
President and CEO of Puget Technologies Ron Leyland said, "Amid changing
attitudes about marijuana, Cannabis Biotech is dedicated to helping
develop medicinal cannabinoid products using scientific research." He
further stated the research conducted at Cannabis BioTech will add to
the growing body of data demonstrating the plant's medicinal benefits.
More information about Cannabis BioTech can be found at http://www.cannabisbiotech.com.
About Puget Technologies (PUGE)
Puget Technologies is a publicly traded company on the OTCBB Market
stock exchange under the ticker symbol PUGE. Headquartered in Ft.
Lauderdale, Florida, Puget Technologies acquires, develops and sells
leading edge consumer oriented products ready for rapid
commercialization. Puget plans to become a recognized market leader in
its product categories. Much of its resources are dedicated to research
and development in order to provide consumers with quality options while
meeting the expectations of its investors.
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