Canadian regulators on Thursday reiterated their call for listed cannabis producers with U.S. businesses to clearly disclose risks of operating there, and warned of potential punishment if U.S. federal anti-marijuana laws are more strictly enforced.
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Making medical marijuana legal in Ohio will require breaking a few laws first. The state’s medical cannabis growers face a curious — and perhaps risky — predicament.
The high-growth industry certainly offers terrific prospects that would be envied by many tech stocks. However, a big hurdle for some investors is investing in “sin stocks,” or what could be perceived as unethical industries and businesses.
Marijuana companies should be careful in overselling how much growth will be achieved or what the prospects will look like for the industry. There is a recent example that cannabis investors would be wise to review, and that’s what happened with Freshii Inc..
With prices for many major Canadian cannabis stocks such as Canopy Growth Corp., Aphria Inc., and Aurora Cannabis Inc. trading sideways over the past few months, investors are now wondering which direction stocks will move from here, and what the long-term play with this industry is overall.
Officials suspect pot grown legally in Oregon and other marijuana states is also being smuggled out, and the trafficking is putting America’s multibillion-dollar marijuana industry at risk.
People who smoke marijuana have a three times greater risk of dying from hypertension, or high blood pressure, than those who have never used the drug, scientists said on Wednesday.
Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation President Sergeant Demetrick Pennie on whether the legalization of Marijuana will put the lives of police officers at risk.
One decision by a major bank could mean trouble in the not-too-distant future for marijuana stocks.
The industry and the Canopy Growth Corp. were going to be the next big thing for investors, but things have cooled down gradually over the past few months.
Marijuana stocks are extremely risky. But, if things go right for these pot stocks over the next two to three years, they could be a steal for investors.
You definitely don’t want to bet the family farm on such a speculative investment like Aurora Cannabis Inc., but there’s a substantial amount of upside if you don’t mind the large amount of risk.
These 3 marijuana stocks make for some of the best investments in the cannabis industry for risk-averse investors.
There are very few industries generating as much buzz as the medical and recreational marijuana markets are these days. With legislation across the world generally trending toward the legalization—or at least decriminalization of the drug—growth potential is strong, with investors seeking out “the best marijuana stocks to buy 2017.”
U.S. real estate values are blazing, at least that is in the parts of the country where the sale of marijuana is now legal.
Aphria Inc. is the newest weed company to graduate to the TSX. The stock has been faring better than its peers, Canopy Growth Corp. and Aurora Cannabis Inc. over the past few months.
American Vice: Black Market Marijuana follows four outlaws who run successful businesses growing, selling, and distributing illegal marijuana.
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
Conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this is the first study to explore the association of the use of synthetic cannabinoids in U.S. high school students and health behaviors related to violence, mental health and sexual health.
When it comes to the legal marijuana industry, the devil is in the details; and nothing is more devilish, or more onerous, than complying with the intricate rules and regulations imposed upon the industry.
Canopy Growth’s recently acquired Mettrum Ltd. stated that it wrote off $800,000 of costs owing to a series of recalls over the use of a banned pesticides. The staff at Mettrum feared detection from authorities, so they hid the pesticides in the office’s ceiling tiles.
Marijuana stocks may be in for a bumpy ride this year.
The marijuana industry is proving to be profitable for landlords, with businesses willing to pay premium rents. Conversely, it is also complex and has many details from a risk management standpoint.
If you’re considering investing in marijuana stocks in the new year, here are five numbers you should know before taking the plunge.
As business owners, managing risk is something we are all aware of, but it’s often pushed to the side, especially with new businesses, in the battle for cash flow and stability. We tell ourselves that we will work on risk once we are making money.
Fort Lauderdale, Fla., May 24, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Civilized Worldwide, a fast-growing media company that elevates cannabis culture, is pleased to announce it will present at the Viridian Cannabis Investment Conference on June 8 in Fort Lauderdale.
NEW YORK, May 23, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Viridian Capital Advisors, LLC, a leading financial and strategic advisory firm dedicated to the cannabis industry, announces that the Viridian Cannabis Investment Series is coming to Ft. Lauderdale, as the first-ever cannabis investment conference in the state of Florida.
On March 15, 2016, an official from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency indicated at the ABA Government Relations Summit that federal banking agencies are in discussions with FinCEN regarding banking for marijuana-related businesses.
Join Amy Margolis, founder of Emerge Law Group, on March 4, 2016, at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco, as she explores the challenges, barriers and benefits of partnerships between industry members and traditional investors.
Chase bank has closed the account of a cannabis news website for….get ready…reputational risk.
Dale Sky Jones, the Executive Chancellor of Oaksterdam University, will be joining the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March to discuss how to mitigate your business risk through advocacy, as well as Oaksterdam Certification Training.
Weekly CannaBit for the week of Nov. 23, 2015: Since 1990, the percentage of 18 to 30 year olds who perceive “great risk” in occasionally smoking marijuana has fallen by approximately half.
As legal opportunities for investing in the marijuana industry continue to expand, investors continue to have questions on where to invest.
As more research is conducted on the health effects of marijuana, the more evidence there is that the substance has a multitude of beneficial properties.
Any discussion about investment risks in the cannabis industry must, of course, start with the fact that cannabis is federally illegal.
While there are exchange-traded funds for rare earth metals and for stocks headquartered in Nashville there are no ETFs that track pot stocks.
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.
On May 29, 2015, Marijuana Business Daily reported that it had viewed a memo from insurance behemoth Lloyd’s of London, wherein it directs its underwriters not to write or renew existing policies to cannabis-based companies until the plant is legal on the federal level.
Cannabis stocks traded lightly with a positive bias. The 4/20 holiday is now behind us, 10ks are done, so cannabis traders and investors are looking toward the next potential catalyst. In the coming weeks, we will get a look at 10Qs for Q1.
With the legalization of recreational marijuana, driving while impaired quickly became an overwhelming concern for entire states, not just the users of marijuana.
As one of the fastest growing sectors in America, legal cannabis and its ancillary markets are attracting investors eager to take part in the “green rush,” and opportunities for partnerships to blossom abound.
Considering an investment in the cannabis industry? Consider this a brief starting guide to making responsible choices. It may help you determine if considering an investment in the cannabis industry is right for you.
There are many early-stage companies with an eye on cannabis that are entering the publicly-traded space these days. We wanted to give you a brief overview of some of the companies that are likely to offer public securities for the first time in 2015.
A new study has suggested that alcohol is riskier than pretty much all other illicit drugs, and as readers of MJINews might have guessed, marijuana has the least risk, by a long shot.
Drunk driving is down and drugged driving is up—that has been the pervasive narrative in the media for the last several days as a new report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirms that conclusion.
Cannabis stocks are not feeling quite the same positive risk sentiment as the broader markets. Investors, traders and speculators may be feeling a bit of fatigue with these seasoned tickers, many of which will amount to nothing.
Since the legalization of recreational marijuana in the state of Colorado, the real estate has faced a sudden boom of businesses looking for storefronts and growing warehouses.
From politically-minded academics, to large international organizations, here is a look at some of the fiercest foes of the marijuana industry. Their diligence should not be underestimated.
If you live in Seattle, your favorite dispensary might be subject to closure. Recently, the Seattle City Council sent out a cease and desist letter to over 300 marijuana dispensaries.
(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.