Here’s Why Aurora Stock May Survive the Volatility. A simple case of acquisition has turned two marijuana companies—Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSE: ACB), (OCTMKTS: ACBFF) and CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (TSE: CMED), OCTMKTS: CMMDF)—into the biggest adversaries
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NZ Super Fund Excludes Recreational Cannabis Companies
AUCKLAND, N.Z., Dec. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Companies involved in the recreational cannabis industry have been excluded from the $37 billion NZ Super Fund. The exclusion does not include companies involved with licensed and authorised medicinal cannabis.
Aurora Cannabis Opposes CanniMed’s Bid for Newstrike Resources
Medical marijuana company Aurora Cannabis Inc said on Monday its acquisition-target CanniMed Therapeutics Inc’s plan to buy smaller rival Newstrike Resources Ltd was a “terrible deal” for CanniMed shareholders.
The Marijuana Index Is Up 54% This Month
The Marijuana Index, which covers leading cannabis investments on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border, rose 7% on Monday to close at 174.82.
4 Reasons Your Marijuana Investment Could End in Tears
Marijuana has quickly become the next “can’t miss” investing idea for investors across North America. Despite this huge potential market, people are reluctant to put any of their cash into this market
Emerging Cannabis Industry Presents Big Opportunities for Investors
An industry previously only regulated by law enforcement leaves tremendous uncertainty for those looking to get into the industry from an investment perspective. Organizations like MJIC are stepping up to provide regulatory support and protection for marijuana operators.
Bold Enough to Invest in Cannabis? Here Are Some of Your Options
Proceed with caution, said a number of speakers taking part in the California Cannabis Business Expo, which runs through Wednesday at the San Diego Sheraton Hotel and Marina.
MedMen Greatly Expands its Footprint in 2016
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MedMen, a leading cannabis management and investment firm based in Los Angeles, grew its workforce more than five-fold and greatly expanded its footprint in 2016 with new investments and operations across North America, the firm said in its annual report released today.
11 Venture Capital Firms Investing in Cannabis Startups
We recently took a trip around the Pacific Northwest to do some “research” into the legalization of marijuana in the United States and cannabis startups. What we saw was shocking to say the least. In a good way.
North American Cannabis Industry Raised $1 Billion in 2016
Viridian Capital Advisors recently reported the global cannabis industry has raised more than $1 billion in 2016, according to Forbes. Most of the $1 billion-plus in capital investments was raised in the United States and Canada, with other countries contributing small amounts, Scott Greiper of Viridian said.
MassRoots Recruits Robert Pullar as Chief Financial Officer
DENVER, Dec. 21, 2016/Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, is pleased to report it has recruited Robert “Bob” Pullar as Chief Financial Officer.
Israel at the Vanguard of Cannabis Science and Medicine
With more than 50 years of academic research and development, Israel leads the way in the science and medicine of cannabis. On Nov. 15, 2016, The World of Cannabis is bringing Israel to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, to explore how the country is poised to break medical and scientific barriers in an exciting frontier market.
Cannabis Investments: Deals Remain Steady While Dollars Drop
On Oct. 18, 2016, CB Insights released a report on deals made and dollars invested into private American cannabis companies in the third quarter of 2016. Deals remained steady for the quarter, but dollars invested dropped to the lowest recorded level since Q3 of 2015.
Read This Before You Buy Any Marijuana Stocks
The marijuana industry may be growing rapidly, but if you don’t know these critical points, your investment in marijuana stocks could go up in smoke.
Venture Capitalists Invested Over $215 Million in Cannabis Companies in 2015
On Feb. 29, 2016, CB Insights released a report on venture capital investments in the legal cannabis industry for 2015. According to the report, VCs invested in 98 cannabis-related deals in 2015, totaling $215.2 million.
Empower Your Cannabis Investment Intelligence
In an age defined by filter failure, not information overload, independent analysts can act as the filters individual investors need to eliminate the extraneous and focus on the essential—the health of capital market intelligence depends upon them.
Will the Marijuana Market Continue to Go Public?
There are several different schools of thought within the industry and investment community on which companies make better if not lower risk investments, as well as which companies in the still-developing market are likely to go public first.
Cannabis Investing: Can Regulation Turn Your Investment Into Smoke?
Any discussion about investment risks in the cannabis industry must, of course, start with the fact that cannabis is federally illegal.
Charts Don’t Lie, or Do They?
For new long-term cannabis investors, especially in the learning stages, daily stock charts can be like the sirens of information.
Cannabusiness Investments: Evolving Risks And Due Diligence
As cultivation, distribution, medical and personal use become increasingly legal at the state level, entrepreneurs, their friends and family and other early-stage investors are starting to see pathways to harvest.
Weekend Read: The Weed Funding Bubble
ED ZIMMERMAN: “Businessmen they drink my wine, Plowmen dig my herb.”
Cannabis Sector Evolving in Dog Years
“Revolutionary,” “history-making” and a “unique opportunity” were among the many catchphrases and adjectives repeated by the attendees of the Marijuana Investor Summit in Denver, April 20-22, 2015.
Exclusive: U.S. DEA ‘Most Interested’ in U.S. Investors in Canadian Marijuana Firms
(Reuters) - U.S. investors in Canada’s medical marijuana industry are betting they will not fall under the scrutiny of U.S. law enforcement officers - but it is a risky bet.
As more states legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use, companies invest in products to capitalize on the green.
SEC Charges Pot Stock Speculators
Marijuana is one of the fastest growing industries in the nation. Hundreds of millions of dollars have already been made this year, and by the start of 2015 it is estimated to reach over $1 billion. As a budding herbal entrepreneur, you want to seize every cannabis-related opportunity you can find, but as I warned in June, prudence is often more profitable.
CSO’s Event Vaporized in Colorado?
An innovative event series hosted by the Colorado Symphony Orchestra (CSO) invites potheads to a concert at a private art gallery where they can puff away while grooving to chamber music. Denver wants to halt the event because they claim it could violate city and state rules according to a constitutional amendment that bans pot use in public places.
Colorado pot taxes boomed in March
Colorado has sold $14 million worth of pot in February risen to $19 million last month in March, significantly boosting the state’s tax revenue.
Next Gen. Metals (C.N.) Launches The World’s First Medical Marijuana Investment Conference
Next Gen Metals (CSE:C.N, Stock Forum), a Vancouver-based firm that has left the mining sector and entered the emerging medical marijuana sector, announced today the creation of a wholly-owned subsidiary, GreenRush Financial Conferences, to provide a platform to educate and facilitate both investors interested in MMJ and other entities in the MMJ sector seeking financing.…
Marijuana Stock Scams
Alert! Marijuana stock scams are prevalent, so beware of “hot” stocks. You don’t want your portfolio burning faster than a blunt.