Organic medicine goes "high" tech with medical marijuana, natural herbs, and Internet technology.
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BG Medical Technologies, Inc. (OTC:RIGH) is set to engage an $11 billion dollar tele-healthcare market in addition to the projected $14 billion dollar medical marijuana market, with Internet and smartphone applications to support growing trends of natural medicine and wellness care.
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