Terra Tech Corp (OTCMKTS:TRTC) recently came off an Expo in New Orleans. The Fresh Summit Exposition, hosted by the Produce Marketing Association has 19,500 attendees from 60+ countries and 1,000 exhibitors, to discuss trends, form valuable contacts and fuel new and profitable opportunities. TRTC was down by 4.1% in Thursday’s trading session to end the day at $0.18 a share.
The voices of Peruvian protestors are finally being heard. The country’s conservative Congress passed a bill to legalize medical marijuana on Thursday. The vote won in a landslide with a 68-5 vote in favor of allowing oil from the plant to be produced, imported and commercialized.
Vermont’s handful of medical marijuana dispensaries have exclusive permission to grow and sell marijuana in the state. If and when lawmakers legalize non-medical weed, they will likely have a head start on a very profitable industry.
The deadly wildfires that ravaged communities and wineries in Northern California also severely damaged numerous marijuana farms, just before the state is expected to fully legalize the drug, in a disaster that could have far-reaching implications for a nascent industry.
Medical Marijuana Inc (OTCMKTS:MJNA) saw a 3% price kick Thursday on above average volume. MJNA announced that a recent clinical study conducted by renowned Mexico neurologist, Dr. Carlos G. Aguirre-Velazquez, successfully utilized its flagship THC-free product Real Scientific Hemp Oil-X.