|[November 19, 2012]
Medical Cannabis Equipment Company, Terra Tech Corp's CEO Featured on Major US Media Discussing the Growth of the Medical Cannabis Industry
IRVINE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Terra Tech Corp. (OTCBB: TRTC), a leader in sustainable agricultural
products, is pleased to announce its CEO, Derek Peterson, was recently
featured in an exclusive interview on Fox Business News' "The Willis
Report", Canada's largest news network CTV, MarketWatch.com and The
Huffington Post (News - Alert).
Gerri Willis host of 'The Willis Report' on Fox Business News
interviewed Mr. Peterson about the growth of the marijuana industry in
the US. The discussion covered Terra Tech's positioning in what has been
termed the 'Green Rush' as well as legalization in both Washington and
The full Interview can be found by clicking
Marcia MacMillan of CTV News interviewed Mr. Peterson about the current
growth in medical cannabis throughout the US and Canada. They discussed
the various investment options that exist in the industry, as well as
the proliferation of medical cannabis oriented companies that are
publicly traded on the US Markets.
The full Interview can be found by clicking here!
Quentin Fottrell from Dow Jones interviewed Mr. Peterson for his recent
story on MarketWatch.com titled: How to Invest in Legalized Marijuana.
MarketWatch.com, A Wall St. Journal site, is one of the preeminent
financial websites. "Our company has been fortunate to receive coverage
from National Geographic, CNBC, and the January 2011 cover of Mother
Jones Magazine to name a few. We are thrilled that MarketWatch.com
included us in their coverage of the cannabis industry," explained Derek
Peterson, CEO of Terra Tech.
The full MarketWatch.com story can be found by clicking
Janean Chun, writer for the Huffington Post, interviewed Mr. Peterson,
the CEO of urban agricultural company Terra Tech, on leaving Wall Street
to enter the emerging 'Green Rush'. The interview covers Mr. Peterson's
background in finance as well as the industry's hurdles and
opprtunities. "With over 36 million unique visitors a month,
Thehuffingtonpost.com is a great forum for us to showcase our company
and the industry in which we operate," said Peterson.
Key highlights from the interviews include:
HP: What's your vision for your company
DP: To continue with M&A, expand our product lineups and integrate
technology. We've made an environmental controller where farmers can
control the cycle of cultivation, turn lights on and off, monitor CO2
levels, temperature and dehumidifiers from an iPhone (News - Alert) or iPad.
HP: What Wall Street principles did you want to apply to the medical
DP: I saw a fragmented industry and knew it was a good opportunity for
mergers and acquisitions, for the consolidation of mom-and-pop shops
that didn't have an exit strategy or ability to monetize.
The full Huffington Post story can be found by clicking
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About Terra Tech
Through its wholly-owned subsidiary GrowOp Technology, Terra Tech Corp.
specializes in controlled environment agricultural technologies. The
company integrates best-of-breed hydroponic equipment with proprietary
software and hardware to provide sustainable solutions for indoor
agriculture enterprises and home practitioners. We work closely with
expert horticulturists, engineers, and plant scientists to develop and
manufacture advanced proprietary products for the fast-growing urban
agricultural industry as well as individual hobbyists. Large companies,
small urban farmers, home enthusiasts, and traditional greenhouse
growers utilize our products. Our complete product line is available at
specialty retailers throughout the United States, and via our website.
Terra Tech Corp. was incorporated in July 2008 in the State of Nevada;
its subsidiary GrowOp Technology was founded March 2010, in Oakland,
Statements in this press release may be "forward-looking statements"
within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. Words such as "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect",
"intend" and similar expressions, as they relate to the company or its
management, identify forward-looking statements. These statements are
based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the
company's business based, in part, on assumptions made by management.
These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve
risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict.
Therefore, actual outcomes and results may, and probably will, differ
materially from what is expressed or forecasted in such forward-looking
statements due to numerous factors, including those described above and
those risks discussed from time to time in Terra Tech Corp.'s filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, such
statements could be affected by risks and uncertainties related to Terra
Tech Corp.'s (i) product demand, market and customer acceptance of its
equipment and other goods, (ii) ability to obtain financing to expand
its operations, (iii) ability to attract qualified sales
representatives, (iv) competition, pricing and development difficulties,
(v) ability to integrate GrowOp Technology Ltd. into its operations as a
reporting issuer with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and (iv)
general industry and market conditions and growth rates and general
economic conditions. Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the
date on which they are made, and the company does not undertake any
obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or
circumstances after the date of this release. Information on Terra Tech
Corp.'s website does not constitute a part of this release.
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