Medical marijuana acceptance in Europe can fuel U.S. expansion, says Cannabis Science CEO

Cannabis Science Inc., a Colorado Springs company, wants to boost the cannabis-based pharmaceutical industry in the United States. But rather than focusing solely on investors in America, the firm is putting a big emphasis on Europe.

Right now, according to president and CEO Dr. Robert Melamede, CSI is raising working capital across the pond, as well as seeking listings on exchanges in Frankfurt and other European locales.

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