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Aphria Bets C$10 Mln on Canada's Recreational Marijuana Market

Aphria Bets C$10 Mln on Canada’s Recreational Marijuana Market

Aphria Bets C$10 Mln on Canada’s Recreational Marijuana Market

Medical marijuana maker Aphria Inc said on Thursday it would invest C$10 million ($7.80 million) in the proposed combination of two recreational marijuana companies to expand its presence in the sector.

Stargreen Capital

StarGreen Capital Will Invest $100 million Over the Next Year to Support Entrepreneurs in California’s Legal Medical and Recreational Cannabis Industries

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — StarGreen Capital announced today its plans to invest $100 million over the next year in California’s legal medical and recreational cannabis industries.

Aurora Cannabis eyes expansion with legalization on the horizon

Aurora Cannabis Eyes Expansion With Legalization on the Horizon

As Canada heads toward legalization of marijuana, Alberta producer Aurora Cannabis is focused on expansion with ambitions to raise a $160-million “war chest” from investors who are anxious to profit from what is expected to be a multibillion industry.

How Big Is the Opportunity for Marijuana Stocks in Florida?

How Big Is the Opportunity for Marijuana Stocks in Florida?

Florida is undeniably behind the curve when it comes to passing pro-pot legislation, but the Sunshine State did make up some ground in November, when voters legalized medical marijuana in the state. How big could the medical marijuana market be in Florida for marijuana stocks?

Tips for Investing in Cannabis

Tips for Investing in Cannabis

So many people get tripped up or freaked out about the idea of investing in the cannabis industry, as if it is somehow a foreign concept, when in actuality many of the investment opportunities in the cannabis space have an interesting and financially sound platforms to their business models.

Med X Inc.

Med-X, Inc. Aiming to Correct the Course of Cannabis in America with New Insecticidal Soil

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Med-X has already taken steps to handle post-legalization America, and they’re doing it by creating a company that can handle every aspect of the medical cannabis industry.

SEC Rules

Cannabusiness Experts Expect SEC Rules Will Matter … Given Time

Randy Shipley, the founder and CEO of CannaFundr.com, is among those who believe that the new SEC rules will “potentially” have a positive influence on the marijuana industry.

ArcView Demo Day and Melissa Etheridge

“Marijuana Week” in Denver: Start-ups & Investors Gather for Deals and Advocacy

Oakland, CA, June 20, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — More than 200 high net worth investors from around the world eager to invest in the fastest growing industry in America will gather in Denver, CO at the ArcView Investor Forum, the country’s first and most active investor group in the industry. Taking place at the Exdo Event Center for a two day Shark Tank-like pitch forum on Friday, June 26th and Saturday, June 27th, accredited investors will be reviewing pitches from more than 20 companies who competed fiercely for the pitch slots out of a field of hundreds of applicants.

Sector Conference for Women

Weed Women Connect and Create Investment Opportunities

Pot culture has been described as testosterone-fueled boys’ club in which women are objectified as “hot pot babes.” What happens on the stoner side of things seeps insidiously into the world of policy reform and legitimate business. Statistics are scarce, but the legal marijuana industry also seems to be heavily male dominated and more than a little alien for many businesswomen.

What a Marijuana ETF Would Look Like (Updated)

The changes taking place around marijuana for medical use and for recreational use are the biggest in almost everyone’s lifetime. There are quite literally billions of dollars up for grabs for those who capitalize on the trend. There are also significant risks, both for investors and those who decide to get into the business.


Florida Making Moves for Marijuana

If legalization’s success in Colorado has taught us anything, it’s that pot = profit. Now that the numbers are rolling in, many states are eyeing some form of legalization as well. Florida is one of those states that are on track to usurping Colorado’s Kush Crown. Florida is poised to become the new capital of the “Green Economy.”


This Bud’s For You—Illinoisans harvest legalized marijuana investment tips

April brings May flowers-and activity to legalize medical marijuana in Illinois. Last month, the state released regulations on legal medical use that were addressed at hearings held in early May. By mid-month, the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) posted an update at www.mpp.org/states/illinois/ on new bills (HB 5708, HB 4299, HB 4091) designed to move medical marijuana implementation forward in Illinois.


Cannabis-Rx on the Prowl in Florida

The trio of industrial facilities purchased by Cannabis-Rx in Florida should make good grow and distribution centers if either of these bills passes into law. The buildings are in a depressed area that they could help rejuvenate, and the investment could be wise in more ways than one. Current talk is that Cannabis-Rx may subdivide the space, rent it out, and then finance tenant equipment purchases.

Ganja Game Changer Georgia

Ganja Game Changer in Georgia

Deal suggests that Georgia takes time out before the next legislative session to do clinical research in a controlled environment. One plan involves teaming a commercial drug manufacturer with George Regents University. The other is to allow the academics to use cannabis oil procured legally from the National Institute on Drug Abuse based at the University of Mississippi.


Time to Invest in Medical Marijuana as Big Names Lead?

When the Washington Times dedicates a column to billionaire George Soros’s role in the campaign to legalize medical marijuana, then you could say the movement has come of age. He has pumped at least $80 million into it since 1994, hoping to fund grass-roots initiatives that pressure local politicians.