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Medicinal Genomics Seeks to Put Cannabis on the Blockchain No Comments

Is it possible to put cannabis on the blockchain? With one company, that’s exactly what’s taking place. Motherboard reports that Medicinal Genomics is creating a registered list of all cannabis genomes to be stored on the bitcoin blockchain. The purpose is to take any confusion out of marijuana purchases; MG wants to make sure every customer receives the strain they’ve set out to purchase...

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No Banks for Marijuana Industry No Comments

Federal Reserve has officially rejected a financial institution’s request to serve the medical marijuana industry’s banking needs in Colorado. The request, that was filed in November by the Fourth Center Credit Union (FCCU), was seeking to create a “master account” that would act as an interactive platform between the state-licensed marijuana businesses and banking institutions. It had ...

Boom in Bitcoin Adoption by Marijuana

Report Predicts Boom in Bitcoin Adoption by Marijuana Dispensaries No Comments

The usage of Bitcoin ATMs and vending machines could increase among marijuana dispensaries, predicts Green Rush Review. In its recent promotional press release, the medical marijuana news website blamed the absence of proper banking infrastructure as one of the major reasons why cannabis businesses would move towards other bankable options such as Bitcoin. It said: “Marijuana businesses are una...

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Potcoin Bullish over Future Development Plans; Surged 75% Last Week No Comments

Cannabis based cryptocurrency Potcoin had an impressive week in the USD markets, where its climbed around 75% amid a notable buying volume. Price Movements throughout Last Week As you can see the CoinGecko chart below, the POT/USD closed at 0.00117 on Feb 18th last week, after crashing from its intra-week peak level of 0.00137. The aforesaid closing point acted as a strong support to influence ano...

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Potcoin Value Falls Drastically in USD Markets 3 Comments

Cannabis-based cryptocurrency Potcoin has earned enough reputation as a cash alternative to medical marijuana businesses and users. However on the trading front, the coin is falling drastically against the USD. At the start of last week, the POT/USD pair was looking fairly optimistic. On Feb 8th, the pair was valued around 0.00121944 and rose comfortably to around 0.00137490 by the end of Feb 1...

Medical Marijuana: Industry that Needs Cryptocurrency (OP-ED) No Comments

A multibillion-dollar, “legal” industry like Medical Marijuana, whose network is spread across 23 US states and the District of Columbia, is still deprived of the very basic thing any industry would need -- a banking system. According to a report by Jeffrey Stinson of The Pew Charitable Trust, the cannabis centers all across the United States are finding it hard to obtain even a simple bankin...