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Marijuana, Inc. Changes Name To Hemp, Inc. & Gets Licensing Rights to


Marijuana, Inc., a  publicly traded company, has announced that it changed its name and will now be known as Hemp, Inc. The company already traded under the HEMP stock symbol.

In the company’s press release, they also announced that it had secured the rights to use According to the company CEO,    “With the acquisition of the exclusive licensing rights to the domain name providing a solid foundation for our stock symbol HEMP, it was a natural evolution. is a significant asset for Hemp, Inc. and we intend to keep the integrity of intact as we implement a strategic marketing platform to greatly enhance the potential of”

The company appears to have used  for its previous website, so the domain name is certainly a major upgrade.

It is interesting to note that the company has a licensing agreement for the domain name, although terms of the license weren’t disclosed in the press release. A license agreement is another type of deal domain owners can use to generate revenue on their domain name.

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Comments (6)

    Jeff Schneider

    Hello Elliot,

    Hemp is almost but not quite a truncation of Marijuana. Of course Pot is also. Enter in Siri-Centric “Virtual Business Fondation” guidelines and it becomes increasingly difficult to make a choice of which is best in the long run.

    Good news is that these and other factors bring more money into the secondary market. More Players with more opinions. Siri-Centric “Virtual Business Fondation” Domain Names are transforming a New Gold Mine for Domainers.

    Gratefully, Jeff Schneider (Contact Group) (Metal Tiger)

    June 5th, 2012 at 1:24 pm



    I need your expertise. I googled one of my names this morning and, to my surprise, it came out first of the search out of 36 million (yes, you read right!) searches.

    I had registered the name a few months ago and redirected toward my main site.

    The name is

    I came up with it after I realized the potential of that field as Vermont was recently the 17th state of the Union to decriminalize marijuana.

    Any advice would greatly be appreciated.



    June 8th, 2013 at 9:29 am

      Elliot Silver

      I don’t know what kind of advice you are seeking, but I don’t offer domain consulting services – sorry.

      June 8th, 2013 at 9:31 am



    When I type “elliotsblog” into google, your picture shows up to the left in search results next to your web listing.

    How did you accomplish this?

    June 8th, 2013 at 9:56 am

      Elliot Silver

      Google Authorship

      June 8th, 2013 at 10:01 am


      Mucho Gracias

      June 8th, 2013 at 10:06 am

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