Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 10, 2019


Medicine Man Technologies, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)


Nevada 001-36868 46-5289499
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation) (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)


4880 Havana Street, Suite 201

Denver, Colorado

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)
(303) 371-0387
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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Not applicable   Not applicable   Not applicable


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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws.


On December 10, 2019, the shareholders of Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) approved an amendment to the Company’s Articles of Incorporation, as amended, increasing the number of authorized shares of common stock from 90,000,000 shares to 250,000,000 shares. The Articles of Incorporation was amended by replacing Section 3 thereof in its entirety with the following:


The Corporation is authorized to issue two classes of shares, designated “Preferred Stock” and “Common Stock.” The number of shares of Preferred Stock authorized is 10,000,000, par value $0.001 per share and the number of shares of Common Stock authorized is 250,000,000, par value $0.001 per share.


The Preferred Stock may be divided into such number of series as the Corporation’s Board may determine. The Board is authorized to determine and alter the rights, preferences, privileges and restrictions granted and imposed upon any wholly unissued series of Preferred Stock, and to fix the number and designation of shares of any series of Preferred Stock. The Board, within limits and restrictions stated in any resolution of the Board, originally fixing the number of shares constituting any series may increase or decrease, but not below the number of such series then outstanding, the shares of any subsequent series.”


The Certificate of Amendment of the Articles of Incorporation of the Company dated December 13, 2019, filed with the Secretary of State of Nevada, is attached to this report as Exhibit 3.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


The Company held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on December 10, 2019. Each share of the Company’s common stock was entitled to one vote per share. A total of 32,997,292 shares of common stock representing 82.74% of the aggregate shares outstanding and eligible to vote and constituting a quorum were represented in person or by valid proxies at the annual meeting. The matters voted upon and the results of the vote are set forth below.


Proposal 1: Election of Directors.


Shareholders elected Robert DeGabrielle and Brian Ruden as Class A directors to serve for an initial term expiring at the Company 2020 annual meeting and thereafter serve for two year terms. In addition, shareholders elected Andrew Williams, Justin Dye and Leonardo Riera as Class B directors to serve for a two-year term expiring at the Company’s 2021 annual meeting. Paul Dickman did not stand for re-election.


Nominee   Votes For     Votes Withheld     Broker Non-Votes  
Andrew Williams     21,912,579     134,462       10,950,251  
Justin Dye     21,755,971     291,070       10,950,251  
Leonardo Riera     21,751,899     295,142       10,950,251  
Robert DeGabrielle     21,832,640     214,401       10,950,251  
Brain Ruden     21,819,123     227,918       10,950,251  






Proposal 2: Ratification of Appointment of Independent Auditors.


Shareholders approved the ratification of the appointment of BF Borgers CPA PC as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2019.


For     Against     Abstentions     Broker Non-Votes  
  32,795,201       62,735       139,356       N/A  


Proposal 3: Approval of Amendment to Company’s 2017 Equity Incentive Plan


The shareholders approved the Amendment to the Company’s 2017 Equity Incentive Plan to increase the number of shares of common stock that may be issued thereunder to 18,500,000.


For     Against     Abstentions     Broker Non-Votes  
  21,516,642       440,112       90,287       10,950,251  


Proposal 4: Approval of Amendment to Company’s Articles of Incorporation


As noted above, the shareholders approved the Amendment to the Company’s Articles of Incorporation to increase the total number of shares of authorized common stock to 250,000,000 shares from 90,000,000.


For     Against     Abstentions     Broker Non-Votes  
  30,104,664       2,260,812       631,816       N/A  


On December 16, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing the election of Brain Ruden to its Board of Directors.


A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits


Exhibit No. Description
3.1 Certificate of Amendment to Articles of Incorporation dated December 10, 2019
10.1 Amendment to 2017 Equity Incentive Plan
99.1 Press Release dated December 16, 2019













Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.




  By:  /s/ Justin Dye
    Justin Dye
Chief Executive Officer


Date:  December 16, 2019













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