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Get High! Marijuana-dispenser Stock Jumps 3,000 Percent In One Week

GET HIGH! Marijuana-dispenser stock jumps 3,000 percent in one week

A company that creates medical-marijuana dispensing machines says its stock is getting way too high.

By Quentin Fottrell
Nov. 16, 2012, 4:01 p.m. EST

Medbox MDBX -90.24% shares surged 3,000% this week -- from roughly $4 Monday to $215 Thursday -- before falling to $100 after executives sought to dampen investor enthusiasm.

In a news release today, the company said that the stock’s rocket launch, which sent its market cap skyrocketing from $45 million at the start of the week to a staggering $2.3 billion, was ignited by a MarketWatch story Tuesday on how to invest in legalized marijuana (see How to invest in legalized marijuana .) (That’s about double the market capitalization of retailer Jos. A. Bank Clothiers.) The stock, which fell around 50% in early trading Friday, still hovers at $100. “We believe an appropriate trading range is between $5 and $10 but, alas, the market will do what it will do,” says Medbox founder Vincent Mehdizadeh.

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Dampen investors enthusiasm? LOL

You know the business world is assbackwards when they don't want you to buy too much of something. lol

Anyway..another good that may come out of this all? Other investors and maybe even big money will get behind it. (not sure how good that last part will be with their track record of fucking everyone else out of their piece of the pie)

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