Marijuana

A Convicted Thief and a Chiropractor Claim Their Pot Company Medbox Isn't a One-Hit Wonder

At BC Wellness Center, a small retail shop in Black Canyon City, two black vending machines sit side by side behind a counter, where they can be accessed only by employees.

Instead of Famous Amos cookies or soda pop, packets of buds and various cannabis-infused edibles and juices sit tucked into the rows of dispensing trays.

The machines are the flagship product of Medbox, one of the hottest companies in the burgeoning industry of legal marijuana.

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Ray Stern has worked as a newspaper reporter in Arizona for more than two decades. He's won numerous awards for his reporting, including the Arizona Press Club's Don Bolles Award for Investigative Journalism.