DENVER, Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- General Cannabis Corporation (OTCQB: CANN), the comprehensive resource to the regulated cannabis industry, announced today that Duncan Levin, the managing partner of Tucker Levin, PLLC, and former federal prosecutor, has been elected to the Board of Directors. Levin is a highly respected expert in the legal aspects of anti-money laundering, internal investigations, and anti-fraud. After a lengthy career at the senior-most levels of state and federal law enforcement, Mr. Levin now regularly consults with a variety of businesses facing complex challenges, including regulatory, investigatory, and anti-fraud issues. Prior to founding Tucker Levin, he served as a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice specializing in money laundering and asset forfeiture and on the senior staff of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, where he was Chief of Asset Forfeiture and supervised money laundering cases. As the forfeiture chief for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr., Levin oversaw all criminal and civil asset forfeiture and money laundering on a wide variety of cases, including international corruption, white-collar fraud, identity theft, organized crime, terrorist financing, and narcotics cases. He was the primary liaison with U.S. Department of Justice on the forfeiture of $1.9 billion in the HSBC OFAC sanctions case and $350 million in Standard Chartered OFAC sanctions case, as well as the OFAC/AML cases against BNP Paribas and ING. "Duncan's background and expertise helps elevate General Cannabis to a new level of industry-leading professionalism," said Robert Frichtel, Chief Executive Officer of General Cannabis Corp. "His unique perspective on complex legal issues will help us navigate through uncharted territory in our burgeoning industry and position General Cannabis as the premier consulting firm in the field" "General Cannabis is poised to be the unparalleled industry leader, and I'm delighted to join the board during this period of dynamic growth," said Levin. "The Cannabis industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country's economy, and General Cannabis is well positioned to be the leader in all aspects of providing the widest possible range of support services ranging from real estate and grow facilities to security and financing."