Marijuana Holdings Company Pursues Licensing for Medical and Recreational Marijuana Opportunities in Target U.S. Markets

  Marijuana Holdings Company Pursues Licensing for Medical and Recreational
                Marijuana Opportunities in Target U.S. Markets

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CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, January 9, 2014

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Marijuana Stocks are rapidly catching the attention of Wall Street as the
restrictions loosen for the Cannabis industry Nationwide. Market news updates
specific for marijuana sector: Alternative Fuels Americas, Inc. (OTCQB: AFAI),
Growlife, Inc. (OTC: PHOT), Cannabis Sciences (OTC: CBIS), Visa Inc. (NYSE: V)
and Mastercard Inc. (NSYE: MA)

Alternative Fuels Americas, Inc. (OTCQB: AFAI) announced today that it has
formed a subsidiary, Marijuana Holdings Americas, Inc. to serve as the
foundation for the company's entry into the rapidly growing medical and
recently legalized recreational marijuana markets that are emerging in the
United States. "We have begun the process of evaluating the application
process for medical marijuana and recreational licenses, which are now
available in one form or another in 20 states and Washington, D.C. with more
states indicating that they will follow suit. Our plan is to leverage our
agricultural and business expertise to launch new licensed facilities to grow
and distribute, as well as evaluate acquisitions of existing operations and
peripheral business opportunities. All our activities will be strictly in
accordance with State/Local Laws and currently stated Federal Enforcement
Policies and Priorities, as well as the advice and review of counsel. We
believe these developments demonstrate the emergence of a new industry with
tremendous potential."

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"The roll out of recreational marijuana sales in Colorado since January 1^st
has been an overwhelming success, with Washington State set to follow their
lead," continued Frank. "According to Bloomberg Finance, Washington State
expects to plug a budget shortfall of $900 million for 2013-2015 with
anticipated tax revenue of up to $2 Billion over the next 5 years solely
through taxation on legal sales of marijuana."

Growlife, Inc. (OTC: PHOT) is a diversified company operating in the legal
cannabis industry which develops, markets and deploys products and services
addressing the needs of legal cannabis growing and retail operations,
including hydroponic growing equipment and retail support software. The stock
closed at $.35 Wednesday, up nearly 50% on volume of 112,449,852 shares

Cannabis Sciences (OTC: CBIS) is a key leader in the private sector challenge
to end the restrictions on cannabis drug development and research in the
U.S.CBIS takes a Leading Role in Challenging Anti-Competitive Restrictions on
Cannabis Drug Development in the U.S. (story from December) The stock closed
at $.13 Wednesday, up over 30% on volume of 99,862,800 shares traded.

Card Conundrum Develops in Colorado Over Marijuana Sales

Buying marijuana for recreational use now is legal in Colorado-and paying for
it with plastic is getting easier. The official rules of Visa Inc. (NYSE: V)
and MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA)prohibit the use of their debit and credit cards
for marijuana purchases, but some Colorado merchants are allowing customers to
use them anyway.

That is because the card giants, owners of the processing networks that handle
electronic payments, have quietly decided not to enforce their rules,
according to people familiar with their strategies. Instead, the people said,
the companies are following the lead of the federal government, which has said
it won't challenge state laws that decriminalize the drug. To read the entire
story, please click here:

In other medical news Athersys, Inc, (NASDAQ: ATHX) attains a 52-Week High
this week. ATHX, a biotechnology company, focuses on the research and
development in the field of regenerative medicine. The company's lead platform
product, MultiStem, an allogeneic stem cell product, which was evaluated in
two completed Phase I clinical trials and is under two ongoing Phase II
clinical trials for treating a range of diseases and various application in
the field of clinical regenerative medicine. ATHX closed up over 24% at $3.92
per share on over 7Million shares traded by the market close on Wednesday

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situations and publishes select OTC "Special Situation Spotlights" which we
deliver via mail to our core subscribers and bulk mail to targeted investor
markets.  To access Wall Street Profit Search's "Investment Spotlight On
Medical Marijuana Holdings, a subsidiary of Alternative Fuels Americas, Inc.
(AFAI) as well as current news, volume information and other trading data on
AFAI go to

Wall Street Profit Search believes marijuana stocks are flying, but large play
could be in small OTC companies that are pursuing licensing in targeted
markets. Recreational pot sales in the Colorado surpassed $5Million in the
first week of legalized operations and Washington state is believed to follow
suit later this year.

Watch for the unveiling of the "Wall Street Profit Search Market Weighted
Marijuana Stock Index over the next few weeks, with specific industry guidance
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