TEMPE, AZ--(Marketwired - Jun 23, 2014) - American Green (OTC Pink: ERBB) (PINKSHEETS: ERBB), the company behind The ZaZZZ marijuana vending machine has begun shipping the first of many machines nationwide last week, the first of which are going to medical marijuana dispensaries in Colorado.
Since unveiling ZaZZZ in April to a large and eager crowd of spectators, investors, and members of the press at a popular marijuana dispensary, Herbal Elements in Eagle-Vail, Colorado, the demand for the first-ever consumer-operated, automated, ID verifying, marijuana vending machine has has continued to grow.
ZaZZZ allows dispensary customers to easily come and go by purchasing the cannabis or edibles of choice without having to wait in lines or have any personal interaction with the staff. It saves time for both customers and staff, while it helps increase steady revenue for the dispensaries.
Once a customer's identification card is scanned, the ZaZZZ process uses real-time verification to match the person with their ID. If there is a positive match, the customer can make a purchase using cash, bitcoin, and soon credit or debit, once banking regulations have adjusted. If there is not a positive ID match, ZaZZZ's security will prevent operation and the prospective customer will then be directed to speak with a staff member.
Product quality is paramount for both the dispensaries and the end customer. ZaZZZ machines are climate controlled to ensure only the freshest products are dispensed.
Colorado is the first state to begin receiving the machines which will be placed at Herbal Elements in Eagle-Vail and Doctors Orders, one of Denver's premier dispensaries.
"I believe that American Green's ZaZZZ will fit perfectly in our environment and can be easily and securely operated by our customers," said Josh Bartch, Doctors Orders' president. "I'm very excited that we will be the first dispensary in Denver to use what we believe will be a revolutionary machine."
"It's an exciting time and we, of course, are very happy to be moving ZaZZZ across the country into dispensaries who understand all of the possibilities that this technology offers," says Stephan Shearin, president at American Green. "We are committed to building strong long-term partnerships with dispensaries that will continue to scale revenue and profits for years to come."
Anyone who visits the American Green Headquarters in Tempe, Az. will be able to see ZaZZZ in complete working order dispensing non-marijuana products.
American Green encourages all folks wishing to follow the progress of American Green™, Tranzbyte and its other subsidiaries and divisions to visit the American Green website at orwww.americangreen.com and sign up to receive our 'Email Alerts' which are sparingly sent to interest-holders periodically. Mobile users can also sign up by navigating to the company's website on their android smart phone or iPhone.
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ABOUT AMERICAN GREEN, INC.
American Green, formally Altitude Organix, became the first publicly-traded medical marijuana dispensary brand in the world. Beginning in 2009, the company has developed retailing, branding, and commercial cultivating strategies in conjunction with its licensed medical marijuana retail dispensaries operating under the Altitude Organic Medicine brand name. While the Company is no longer associated with the Altitude Organic Medicine outlets in Colorado and has replaced the Altitude Organix brand with American Green, it has spent the past 18 months developing an "automated dispensary" that will offer the company's proprietary products to qualified adults in the US and around the world under its "ZaZZZ" brand.
Tranzbyte, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Green, will continue its plan to acquire, hold, or spin out successful divisions in what has been described in previous news releases as "dividend farming," Companies that qualify and decide to become public on their own will agree to carve out shares for Tranzbyte and dividends for ERBB shareholders.
Tranzbyte also houses the company's 10-year-old technology division which is actively engaged in the sale of its optical media enhancement products to potential customers in the US and Asia. Products in the Tranzbyte division include FLASHAlbum™ and FlixStix -- technologies that the company plans to be incorporated into the Company's ZaZZZ Machine while enabling distributors of optical media (CDs, DVDs, etc.) to consolidate the best features of each medium onto a single content-protected USB flash drive.
ABOUT ONE BODE
One Bode was founded in 2006 by a group of health conscious professionals with backgrounds in sports, health, and nutrition who recognized the need for supplements to compliment any lifestyle. Focusing on plant-based nutrients and enzymes, One Bode created an assortment of products that enable the everyday person interested in improving their health to access the kind of nutritional supplements previously enjoyed by professional athletes, entertainers, and those with the time to devote their entire lives to the pursuit of such diets.
The company is combining its successful product rep program with an aggressive online campaign focusing on a realistic plan to increase sales measurably within the next 90 days of operation and throughout the coming years. The versatility of the products combined with the various dietary deficiencies present in practically everyone enables individuals to tailor a custom program designed to fit their specific needs; as such the company sees a virtually unlimited market-space for expansion.
ABOUT PROXIMARF AND APPLIED RFID
Founded in 2006, Applied RFID and its operating subsidiaries (www.proximarf.com), have a versatile and leading-edge portfolio of RFID reader, sensor tag and data logging products based on the ISO 15693 standard of high frequency (13.56Mhz) RFID.
Once the acquisition agreement with Tranzbyte is finalized (Q2/14), the company has plans to increase its network of global distributors and value-added resellers with plans to incorporate the technology as a tracking system for legal marijuana movements. With its "Proxima RF" line of RFID readers, sensor tags, sensor probes and data logging products, the Company seeks out opportunities with partners who have a unique software offering within market verticals where the implementation of secure data collection and temperature sensing bring real and immediate ROI to users. These key markets include: food safety, cold chain logistics and healthcare/pharmaceutical as well as factory and field maintenance applications.
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