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R. v. Mernagh-Court of Appeal Set to Hear Arguments re: Medicinal Cannabis on Wednesday


Contempt? Patients, Groups and Industry Stakeholders Attempt to Intervene as Interested Parties in Order to Stop the Crown's Stay Motion - and Halt Gov't Plans to Restrict Access to Medicinal Cannabis Claiming Contempt for Justice Taliano's April 11 Order

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 20, 2011) -


Disabled compassionate medicinal cannabis pioneer, Richard West seeks leave to intervene in R. Mernagh Crown Appeal citing contempt allegations.

West is licensed to possess cannabis, and uses up to 70 grams per day as prescribed by his doctor. He is also the founder (The Niagara Seedbank & Vapor Lounge) a medicinal cannabis co-op located on Main St. in Niagara Falls – it is Niagara Region's 1st federally licensed medicinal cannabis production site / educational centre / dispensary and the first of its kind in Canada.

Cannabis Science Hires Donald Shaxon for the Position of Business Development And Catalyst Xchange Corp for Investor And Capital Awareness Campaigns

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cannabis Science Inc. (NASD OTCBB: CBIS) a pioneering US biotech company developing pharmaceutical cannabis products, is pleased to announce that it has hired Donald Shaxon for the position of business development manager along with Catalyst Xchange Corp. (“CXC”) for investor and capital market awareness campaigns.

Recently, both, in-house and as a consultant, Mr. Shaxon assisted in raising well over 100 million dollars for companies producing Gold and Silver in Canada and Mexico. Mr. Shaxon has more than 15 years of experience in the investor relations and corporate finance fields. Mr. Shaxon is currently on contract with Catalyst Xchange Corp., a Burlington Ontario, Canada based consulting firm. CXC has several more years of expertise in accessing capital markets, public relations, investor relations and awareness campaigns.


Cannabis Medical Solutions Announces Official Corporate Name Change to "MediSwipe Inc." and Additional Corporate Events

LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cannabis Medical Solutions Inc. ( (OTCBB:CMSI), a leading company specializing in merchant payment solutions and financial products for the medical marijuana and health care industries, today announced that the state of Delaware has approved the Company's official name change from Cannabis Medical Solutions Inc. to "MediSwipe Inc." The Company's Board of Directors and majority shareholders previously authorized the Company to change its name and as a result of the Delaware approval, the Company will file with regulators both the name change and for the new ticker symbol to reflect the Company's new name MediSwipe Inc. We will announce further press as the process of the symbol change and cusip move forward with regulator approval.

"I want to first make clear to our present and potential future shareholders that with the events of this name change and eventual cusip and ticker symbol change of our company, there are no plans now, or anytime in the future for any reverse split or any event that will cause major dilution to our capitalization table or corporate structure. Even with the recent announcements of the credit facilities of up to $10,000,000, we believe we have enough shares issued in treasury, in addition to shares that were issued back to the Company by the resignation of prior management to meet the sufficient capital needs of the Company," stated B. Michael Friedman, CEO for MediSwipe Inc.


Medical Marijuana Inc to Acquire Multiple Patient Recommendation Clinics Throughout the USA

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 20, 2011) - Medical Marijuana Inc (PINKSHEETS: MJNA) and CannaBANK™ are proud to announce a Memorandum of Understanding to acquire a 50% stake in one of the largest patient recommendation sources in the country. Patient Recommendation Clinics presently service over 45,000 patients. Statistics show that more than 20 million people have a qualifying condition recognized by their state to use medical marijuana, and the doctors and staff at these Healing Center Medical Clinics is poised to take advantage of the increasing interest in herbal remedies and medical marijuana in particular. In the 16 medical marijuana friendly states (and the District of Columbia), as many as 5% of all physicians recognize marijuana's value and recommend medical marijuana for their patients. More information is available at:

Rapid Fire Marketing, Inc. Signs Board Resolution to Report Financials on a Quarterly Basis

CARSON CITY, Nev., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapid Fire Marketing, Inc. (Pink OTC: RFMK), announced today that The Company has passed a Board Resolution to begin filing quarterly financials in order to provide shareholders transparent, current information regarding the Company's business developments. As a non-reporting OTC company, RFMK is not required to file financial reports every quarter, but feels it is in the best interest of shareholders to so. Following the filing of the Company's June 30th financials, RFMK will continue to keep shareholders updated on a quarterly basis going forward – just as a fully reporting company would be required to do. Rapid Fire Marketing's increased business activity has resulted in increased shareholder activity and communications, which has led to the Company hiring a dedicated investor relations staff to answer questions and provide updates.


MJ Freeway Unveils New Software to Track Medical Marijuana Plants

GrowTracker™ gives users the ability to record each individual plant from seed to harvest.

DENVER, June 15, 2011 -- MJ Freeway, a Colorado-based software development company used by dispensary owners, is proud to announce an innovative way to streamline tracking of medical marijuana plants to optimize business operations.

GrowTracker™ is the first professionally built medical marijuana growth management system that combines production oversight and harvest tracking. From seed to sale, medical marijuana businesses will now be able to follow a plant's processing and progress. The software will premiere June 16, 2011 during the Deal Flow Marijuana Conference in San Francisco.