I. STOCK OPTIONS AND WARRANTS
|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2018
|Disclosure of Compensation Related Costs, Share-based Payments [Abstract]|
|STOCK OPTIONS AND WARRANTS||
Employee Stock Options
The Company maintains an equity incentive plan, (the “Plan”). The Plan was established in 2010 as an incentive plan for officers, employees, non-employee directors, prospective employees and other key persons. It is anticipated that providing such persons with a direct stake in the Company’s welfare will assure a better alignment of their interests with those of the Company and its stockholders.
The following table summarizes the changes in options outstanding and the related prices for the shares of the Company’s common stock issued to employees of the Company under the Plan as of March 31, 2018.
Transactions involving stock options issued to employees are summarized as follows:
There were zero and 3,000,000 options granted, 1,069,075 and zero options cancelled or expired and zero options exercised during the three months ended March 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively. Total stock-based compensation expense in connection with options granted to employees recognized in the condensed consolidated statements of operations for the three months ended March 31, 2018 and 2017 was $1,531 and $314,686, respectively.
The following table summarizes the changes in warrants outstanding and the related prices for the shares of the Company’s common stock issued to non-employees of the Company.
Transactions involving warrants are summarized as follows:
There were no warrants granted, exercised, cancelled or forfeited during the three months ended March 31, 2018 and 2017, respectively.
The entire disclosure for compensation-related costs for equity-based compensation, which may include disclosure of policies, compensation plan details, allocation of equity compensation, incentive distributions, equity-based arrangements to obtain goods and services, deferred compensation arrangements, employee stock ownership plan details and employee stock purchase plan details.
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