MedBox Founder Wants to Move Into Florida Despite Recent Legal Troubles


Never get high on your own supply. That classic piece of advice comes from Tony Montana in Scarface. But Pejman “Vincent” Mehdizadeh, a 36-year-old medical marijuana entrepreneur based out of Los Angeles, thinks the credo applies to dispensary workers just as much as cocaine kingpins. In fact, the way he sees it, business owners would be better off relying on a giant safe than a human being. That was the idea behind Medbox — the Redbox of medical weed.
But critics say the company is a sham and point to Mehdizadeh’s criminal and legal past as evidence that Floridians shoauld keep their money as far away from him as possible. Read the full story at the Broward-Palm Beach New Times.