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Here’s Why Emerging Marijuana Stock Cara Therapeutics Inc. Surged

Here’s Why Emerging Marijuana Stock Cara Therapeutics Inc. Surged

Here’s Why Emerging Marijuana Stock Cara Therapeutics Inc. Surged

Shares of Cara Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage biotech company with a focus on treating pain and pruritus, rocketed higher by as much as 11% during Wednesday’s trading session after providing an update to its phase 3 trial involving kappa opioid receptor agonist CR845.

The Very First Cannabis Stock ETF Is Now in Bear-Market Territory

The Very First Cannabis Stock ETF is Now in Bear-Market Territory

The first cannabis stock ETF of its kind, the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF allows investors to own more than a dozen pot stocks through a single investment fund. Today, however, is a different story.

MedMen Opportunity Fund Closes Below $100 Million Target

MedMen Opportunity Fund Closes Below $100 Million Target

On June 12, 2017, the MedMen Opportunity Fund, a California-based private equity fund focused on the legal marijuana industry, filed Form D with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, indicating that it had raised approximately $60 million of its $100 million offering.

Say Hello to the Largest North American Marijuana Stock IPO

Say Hello to the Largest North American Marijuana Stock IPO

In April, investors were privy to the very first marijuana stock ETF, which debuted on the Toronto Stock Exchange with slightly more than a dozen holdings. This represented the very first time a basket fund was created for investors to easily diversify their pot-stock holdings. And last week, investors witnessed another marijuana first: the largest North American marijuana stock IPO of all-time.

Canadian Cannabis Investors Bogart Deals in America

Canadian Cannabis Investors Bogart Deals in America

There is so much Canadian cannabis investment money right now that it is cascading down into the United States and Canadian investors are easily outbidding domestic acquirers.

Which Cannabis Stock Could Be First to $1 Billion in Annual Sales?

Which Cannabis Stock Could Be First to $1 Billion in Annual Sales?

If there is a “Holy Grail” milestone out there for cannabis stocks, it’s the $1 billion sales mark. The first cannabis company to hit $1 billion in sales will likely validate the industry to Wall Street and investors. But which marijuana stock has the best chance at being first to $1 billion in annual sales?

Billion Dollar Fund Manager Targets Cannabis

Billion Dollar Fund Manager Targets Cannabis

First Trust Portfolios filed an S-6 on May 3oth with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a Medical Cannabis Portfolio Series – FT 6766 that is seeking above average capital appreciation.

Canopy Growth Corp.: Are There Any Puffs Left to Smoke?

Canopy Growth Corp.: Are There Any Puffs Left to Smoke?

There are many reasons why Canopyis falling faster than its peers, but a big reason is the fact that Canopy was one of the first firms to the party. Canopy was one of the only ways to invest in the emerging marijuana industry, but now it is just one of many options to get in on the marijuana party.

California’s New Cannabis Rules: The End of the Beginning?

California’s New Cannabis Rules: The End of the Beginning?

All three of the California agencies charged with implementation of the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act released their initial draft of new cannabis rules on April 28, 2017. This long-awaited event puts some meat on the ‘til-now skeletal ideas of what is going to happen in California as the expansion of the state-legal cannabis industry into adult recreational use moves forward.

This New Study Should Encourage Marijuana Stock Investors

This New Study Should Encourage Marijuana Stock Investors

The marijuana industry, and marijuana stock investors for that matter, have been expanding by leaps and bounds over the past two decades. One good way to keep this up is through university-based clinical studies. Studies like these really fan the flame of what might be possible with cannabis-based medicines.

Better Know a Marijuana Stock: Canopy Growth Corp.

Better Know a Marijuana Stock: Canopy Growth Corp.

A major Canadian medical marijuana player, Canopy Growth is a producer and retailer of medical cannabis products and oils in our neighbor to the north. It’s also the only other marijuana stock other than GW Pharmaceuticals to bear a $1 billion valuation.

Investors Are Betting Big Against Marijuana Stock Insys Therapeutics

Investors Are Betting Big Against Marijuana Stock Insys Therapeutics

As of April 13, 2017, more than 10.4 million shares of Insys Therapeutics (NASDAQ: INSY) were sold short. That’s 44% of the marijuana stock’s float. Investors have clearly bet big against Insys, anticipating that the stock will sink.


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