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Med-X, Inc. Builds First Medical Marijuana Testing Facility

Med-X, Inc. today announced that it's opened its first patient cooperative facility to cultivate 100% natural and organically grown Medical Marijuana for its patients. (PRNewsFoto/Med-X, Inc.)

Currently, medical marijuana that is being dispensed through a wide range of dispensaries nationally is not regulated, so it is not tested for pesticides or mold—which can be dangerous to those patients who use it.

Cover Story: 2014 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards


Nevada wins the most hotly contested economic development prize in years by bagging Tesla’s lithium battery plant near Reno. Washington successfully pulled out all the stops to keep Boeing from leaving the state. Comcast’s gleaming new tower will transform Philadelphia’s skyline.

Location Focus: Texas – Big and Getting Bigger

Sugar Land Town Square is an award-winning development that combines some of the nation’s most successful retailers, businesses and a first class hotel and conference center into one 32-acre lifestyle center.

There’s no “mercy” rule in economic development: the Lone Star State keeps crushing the competition.

Business Report: North Carolina – Next Generation Power Electronics Hub

President Obama announces NC State’s selection to lead the Next Generation Power Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute, a consortium of industry, government and academic partners.

North Carolina wins a $140-million Manufacturing Innovation Institute to develop wide-band semiconductors for power electronics.

Greenway Health LLC Building New Cobb County, GA Tech Development Center

Greenway Health.

Health IT company will bring 150 jobs to the metro Atlanta area with its new technology development center.

Feature Story: Michigan Governor’s Report – Reinventing Michigan

Southfield, MI, native Dan Gilbert, founder of Quicken Loans, has purchased or leased a huge swath of downtown Detroit and is aggressively revitalizing the Motor City and transforming it into a 21st-century high-tech hub.

Gov. Rick Snyder has identified core problems and brought stakeholders together to solve them in an effort the governor likes to call relentless positive action.

CenturyLink Opens Cloud Development Center In Seattle

Jared Wray, CTO of Cloud for CenturyLink, at the opening of the Cloud Development Center Grand Opening in Bellevue, WA.

New home for cloud platform development and innovation adds to year of significant CenturyLink Cloud milestones.