Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (OTC Link, REFG) president and CEO, Jeremy Roberts, recently announced it has retained Utah-based lobbying firm Paul Rogers and Associates to represent the company. Specifically, the firm will focus on government relations and lobbying while overseeing its efforts in many states and managing its other contract lobbyists.
Paul Rogers is a registered lobbyist in multiple states, including Utah and Nevada. Mr. Rogers was elected to the Utah House of Representatives in 1978 and to the Utah State Senate in 1982. For the past 27 years, Paul has been influential in the outcome of numerous state issues related developing Utah's technology sector, economic development. tax policy, insurance, education, and health care. Among his clients are technological giants Facebook, 1-800 Contacts and IM Flash Technologies.
"As we previously announced, meeting and networking with other states and their elected officials is invaluable as we continue our core business objectives," said Mr. Roberts. "Paul Rogers and Associates will be instrumental as we work to introduce legislation in more states. We look forward to leveraging his expertise."
A report, released in March 2016 by Marijuana Business Daily, projects the marijuana industry will earn $44 billion by the year 2020, regardless of changes in legalization or decriminalization by the states or federal government.
"We are incredibly excited about the direction the company is moving," said Mr. Roberts. "We believe we are uniquely positioned to solve the banking and regulation problems facing legalized marijuana. These and our other efforts will have tremendous value to our shareholders."
About Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions, Inc.
Our mission is to provide end-to-end management, across multiple management systems, for medicinal marijuana operations. Many medicinal marijuana companies have experienced such rapid growth that they are finding it difficult to manage all aspects of their operation. In order to become a successful and compliant medicinal marijuana operation, effective management must depend on many different systems. REFG solves the fragmentation problem by identifying tools that are important to dispensaries, and customizing those tools specifically catered to the industry. We strive to create awareness within the medicinal marijuana industry and to develop an environmentally friendly, economically sustainable business while increasing shareholder value. For more information, please visit the company's website at: www.refg.co
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