Marijuana Inc. is involved in the global distribution and sale of Marijuana in states and countries where legal to do so. The Company has set into motion, collaborations with Marijuana farmers to distribute high grade, low-cost Marijuana to legal consumers, wholesalers and retailers. Marijuana Inc. is led by people who put the first publicly traded marijuana company on the US stock market (Medical Marijuana Inc. MJNA). The team includes noteworthy cannabis pioneers and successful leaders in the public cannabis market.
Marijuana Inc. operates under the belief that marijuana should be made available for its myriad of proven benefits and that those who help in making that happen should be rewarded.
As cannapioneers their philosophy has always been and continues to be that great quality marijuana should be made legally available with global distribution ensuring the quality, variety and fair pricing. Rewarding those that help to facilitate the distribution (from grower to promoter) has also been a part of the philosophy. Their current “tell a friend” reward program brings the dollars to everyone who chooses to benefit.
Marijuana Inc. is led by people who have been involved in the publicly traded Marijuana sector since 2009 when they founded MJNA – Medical Marijuana Inc – the first marijuana company to be traded on the public exchange. They have significant and long-standing experience as Marijuana entrepreneurs, including successful track records as executives in over 15 publicly traded Marijuana companies. The friends and associates that they have met during their cumulative 100+ years in the industry, share a common vision of reducing the consumer cost for Marijuana while supporting the growth of the Marijuana market.
Don and Bruce Perlowin Co-founded Globalcom 2000 and entered the prepaid phone card business, which at that time was an almost unknown market. Globalcom 2000 became one of the largest phone card companies in the United States, as well as its fastest growing. They then developed an interest in the telecom “Callback” business and co-founded One World Communications. Don subsequently traveled the world, opening 187 training centers in 50 countries in only 9 months, and created the world’s largest International MLM global sales force selling telecom services.
In 2006, Mr. Steinberg formed Club Vivanet as an International MLM, selling a variety of services. In 2008, that company became a publicly traded company as Don and Bruce recognized the emerging opportunities in the Medical Marijuana industry and changed the name of Club Vivanet to Medical Marijuana Inc., which became America’s first publicly traded company in the Marijuana industry.
In 2015, Don founded Marijuana Company of America and placed it onto the OTC markets. He resigned from that company in 2019 to pursue other interests.
In 2020, Don founded Marijuana Strategic Ventures Inc. an OTC public company. The company now trades under the ticker MSVI.
Mr. Hancock has garnered recognition serving in numerous senior positions as a turnaround and merger and acquisition specialist throughout his 40-year career.
He’s all about making his clients money.
His career has taken him from Texas, to New York to California where he ran or owned several different types of companies. He has been President, CEO, COO, and VP of Sales & Marketing within public and private companies in financial services, investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, telecommunications and payment processing industries.
Most recently, as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Global Payout, Inc., a publicly traded company on the OTC markets from 2010 to 2018, Hancock worked within the financial services industries as a program manager and payment processor for prepaid card programs, where he is most proud of launching nearly 40 companies nationally and internationally, custom-designed, prepaid debit card programs.
Hancock has a vast amount of knowledge of the public company industry and due to his experience and reputation, he has access to a network of top SEC attorneys, accounting firms, investment bankers, and qualified management teams. Besides being a creative, forward-thinker, Hancock also shares his lessons learned from the past which has proven to be most helpful to his clients.
Hancock earned a Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law, San Diego, and a Bachelors of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University. He served in the U.S. Army holding the rank of E-5, and today when he’s not working and Zooming with clients, Hancock plays golf, tennis, sails, and runs.
Bruce has a substantial history in the Marijuana and Hemp Industry as he has in so many of the other businesses he has created or been involved with. He has been a successful entrepreneur in many businesses and has shown resilience and vision throughout all this time. Noting the Don’s resume, he and Don have created many successful companies.
His history as the founder, and CEO of Hemp Inc. speaks to his strengths and perseverance. It is best seen by going to Hemp Inc.
Robert, with several years of both tax and auditing experience at Ernst & Young (“EY”), LLP, worked in the firm’s core assurance practice performing audits of public and private companies, specifically in the real estate industry. He was a member of EY’s National Tax Group (FS0) for several years. At EY he provided tax services to REITS, private equity firms, hedge funds, film production companies and banks.
He specializes in partnership taxation. In addition, he has a broad range of experience, including ASC 740 tax provision audits, REIT compliance, preparation of 1120, 1065, and 1120S returns, M&A tax advisory work, multi-state tax compliance and international tax consulting.
He is the founding Managing Editor of CSUN’s The Tax Development Journal and one of nine professionals to be appointed to a newly formed Cannabis Advisory Taxation Taskforce (CATT) by Fiona Ma (candidate for California Treasurer in 2018) to help the California state law-makers develop and enhance new cannabis tax laws and regulations.
Robert is the managing partner of Pinnacle Tax Services, Inc. and specializes in providing tax and accounting services for a host of different industries.
Rocky Petrullo is a strong cannabis entrepreneur with many years of experience in Jamaica and Colombia to support global distribution and an expert in water purity helping to ensure our products will be grown in the best conditions possible.
Rocky Petrullo is the President of One World Legends, Inc. His background includes being a cannabis pioneer in Jamaica and Columbia back in the 1970’s.
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