NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — KCSA Strategic Communications, a fully-integrated communications agency specializing in public relations, investor relations, social media and marketing, is capitalizing on the burgeoning cannabis industry by launching a new podcast called “The Green Rush.”
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There have been two interesting developments with marijuana producers Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSXV:ACB) and Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH).
Since Justin Trudeau’s election, the Canadian cannabis space has seen significant growth both in public and private sectors. The industry is gearing up for its entry into the legal recreational cannabis market set to open up by July 1, 2018.
Beyond the legal issues, the problem for investors is that the industry is filled with small publicly traded companies that are risky bets at best, and outright fraudulent at worst.
Major cannabis stock indices have been falling for three consecutive weeks, ever since White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested the federal government would enforce federal law in states where recreational weed has been legalized.
The company announced Tuesday positive top-line results from a mid-stage placebo-controlled study of a proprietary combination of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, and cannabidiol, or CBD, for treating glioblastoma multiforme, or GBM.
Many companies directly in or serving the cannabis industry have turned to the public markets in order to facilitate raising capital.
HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The state-by-state legalization of cannabis is one of the most exciting changes to our society in modern history, but at the same time it is very complex. Rapid change, federal illegality, stigma, and confusing regulations contribute to difficulties in identifying and connecting with legitimate entrepreneurs, investors, and professional service providers.
On July 9, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it had settled charges against Alexander Hawatmeh and Christopher Mrowca. So far, so good, but is the legal marijuana industry any safer for investors?
There is no profit without risk, and it is well for those who would invest in this field, either capital or entrepreneurial energy or both, that they recognize the risk.
BOULDER, Colo., June 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Surna, Inc. (OTCQB: SRNA), a technology company that engineers state-of-the art equipment for controlled environment agriculture (“CEA”) with special expertise in cannabis cultivation, announced today it was selected for membership by the Association of Responsible Cannabis Public Companies, Inc. (“ARCPC”).
Join me in taking the pro-cannabis message to the masses, making an effort to extend beyond an audience of those who are open to our views and instead focusing on those for whom cannabis isn’t an issue.
Alan Brochstein has followed quite closely recent developments in the medical and financial world insofar as they have affected GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: GWPH), the developer of two promising cannabis-based medications.
News flow was very light in the cannabis sector, which is not very surprising given the day of the week. As a result, volumes were very low and prices mixed.
Electrum Partners’ Leslie Bocskor along with his partner Gordon Katz have filed paperwork with the SEC to launch a cannabis-related hedge fund. Placement agents are aiming to raise $25 million.
It wasn’t too long ago that all any investor could talk about was the red-hot marijuana industry and the skyrocketing stocks.
After several days of selling, investors finally had a day of relative calm. The S&P 500 barely managed to end the day with a small uptick to close at 1862.