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Marijuana Index Gains on Strength of Canadian Cannabis Stocks

Marijuana Index Gains on Strength of Canadian Cannabis Stocks

Marijuana Index Gains on Strength of Canadian Cannabis Stocks

A healthy day of trading for Canadian cannabis stocks led the North American Marijuana Index to gain several points over Monday’s 169.07 close.

Aphria Stock Soars Following Announcement of Medical Cannabis Deal With Shoppers Drug Mart

Aphria Stock Soars After Announcement of Cannabis Deal With Shoppers Drug Mart

Following market close on Dec. 4, 2017, Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH), an Ontario-based licensed producer of medical cannabis, made headlines when it announced that it had entered into an agreement to be the medical cannabis supplier for Shoppers Drug Mart, a Canadian pharmacy chain.

Canada’s Aurora Cannabis Boosts Stake in Australia-Based Cann Group

Canada’s Aurora Cannabis Boosts Stake in Australia-Based Cann Group

Canada’s Aurora Cannabis Inc (ACB.TO) said on Monday it increased its stake in Australia-based Cann Group Ltd (CAN.AX) to 22.9 percent from 19.9 percent, its latest move to expand in the cannabis industry.

How to Buy Marijuana Stocks Quickly and Easily With This New Fund

How to Buy Marijuana Stocks Quickly and Easily With This New Fund

The first U.S. exchange-traded fund, ETF, to focus on marijuana stocks is launching Dec. 26 — days before California legalizes recreational cannabis use on January 1.

Canada Weed Stocks Come Off High as Challenges Loom Before Legalization

Canada Weed Stocks Come Off High as Challenges Loom Before Legalization

Canada’s weed stocks, which have surrendered some of the potent gains that pushed them to record highs this month, face a bumpy ride in 2018 that could purge smaller players, as the country moves to allow recreational use of cannabis in July.

Can Any Other Cannabis Stock Measure Up to Canopy Growth Right Now?

Can Any Other Cannabis Stock Measure Up to Canopy Growth?

Shares of Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED) have climbed a stunning 53.8% month over month as of close on November 1. With all of this in mind, has Canopy established itself as the premier cannabis stock for Canadians?

Making the Case for Cannabis as an Ethical Investment

Making the Case for Cannabis as an Ethical Investment

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.

Are Canada’s Licensed Marijuana Producers at Risk of Becoming Delisted?

Are Canada’s Licensed Marijuana Producers at Risk of Becoming Delisted?

Marijuana stocks were down sharply in Tuesday’s trading as Toronto Stock Exchange operator TMX Group Limited suggested the exchange is going to start cracking down on marijuana producers engaging in illegal activities south of the border.

Shares of Canada's Aphria Slump as Marijuana Faces Regulatory Risk

Shares of Canada’s Aphria Slump as Marijuana Faces Regulatory Risk

Shares of Canadian marijuana company Aphria Inc sank on Tuesday, after the operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange said cannabis companies with U.S. interests would come under heightened scrutiny and could be delisted.

Toronto Stock Exchange May Delist Marijuana Firms With US Operations

Toronto Stock Exchange May Delist Marijuana Firms With US Operations

Canada’s TMX Group Ltd (X.TO), operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange, said on Monday that it might delist stocks of marijuana companies with interests in the United States, where their operations are illegal under federal law.

What We Know About the Ousting of MassRoots CEO Isaac Dietrich

What We Know About the Ousting of MassRoots CEO Isaac Dietrich

On Oct. 16, 2017, the Board of Directors for MassRoots (OTCQB:MSRT), a marijuana social media platform, ousted Isaac Dietrich as the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Investing in Marijuana: Cannabis Industry Raises Hit $1.8 Billion

Investing in Marijuana: Cannabis Industry Raises Hit $1.8 Billion

Despite strong opposition from former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and the overall limitations imposed by federal illegality in the U.S., 2017 is shaping up to be a great year for the North American cannabis industry.

Has This Top Marijuana Stock Weathered a Serious Storm?

Has This Top Marijuana Stock Weathered a Serious Storm?

The stock of MedReleaf Corp. has recently outperformed those of other top marijuana stock players in Canada, and there could be further price gains going forward after the recently listed cannabis firm has found its footing and stopped the earlier quarterly revenue declines.

Big Weed is on Board With Trudeau’s Marijuana Tax Plan

Big Weed is on Board With Trudeau’s Marijuana Tax Plan

Canada’s biggest medical cannabis producers are seeing their stock prices rise after the federal government announced a plan to levy a one dollar per gram tax on recreational marijuana sales.

Pot Investors: This Mistake Cost a Growth Company 35% of its Stock Price!

Pot Investors: This Mistake Cost a Growth Company 35% of its Stock Price!

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..

Marijuana Index Decreased 11% in August, Cancelling Out July’s Gains

Marijuana Index Decreased 11% in August, Cancelling Out July’s Gains

The North American Marijuana Index, a stock index that tracks the top performing cannabis stocks in the U.S. and Canada, decreased 11% in August.

Why More Medical Marijuana IPOs Are Coming and Why You Should Avoid Them

Why More Medical Marijuana IPOs Are Coming

Almost three months after the initial public offering (IPO) of MedReleaf Corp. (TSX:LEAF), shares have yet to do much in either direction. The company, which came to market in what was then described as a “botched IPO,” fell quickly out of the gate from its IPO price.

The 1 Marijuana Stock That Can Thrive, Even If Jeff Sessions Cracks Down

The 1 Marijuana Stock That Can Thrive, Even If Jeff Sessions Cracks Down

Undoubtedly, a reversal in the federal government’s laxness on pot would be terrible news for marijuana stock investors, but not every last company would be decimated. One marijuana stock could still thrive, even with Jeff Sessions waving the metaphorical sword at the pot industry: Scotts Miracle-Gro.

Where Are Canadian Cannabis Stocks Headed From Here?

Where Are Canadian Cannabis Stocks Headed From Here?

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.

Why Canopy Growth Corp. Will Become Great Again in the Eyes of Investors

Why Canopy Growth Corp. Will Become Great Again in the Eyes of Investors

Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED) was the first cannabis stock to the market and quickly captured the attention of traders and risk-taking growth investors alike. As a result, shares of Canopy skyrocketed 300% in a span of just a few months last year.

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Better Know a Marijuana Stock: Cronos Group

Whereas most weed businesses are working harder than ever to increase their grow capacity, Cronos Group is a company that’s trying to work smarter. Based in Canada, Cronos Group is an investment firm that primarily invests in Canadian-based pot companies involved in Canada’s medical-marijuana industry.

Marijuana Firm Says TMX Trade Shift Would Undermine System

Marijuana Firm Says TMX Trade Shift Would Undermine System

Any move by the Toronto Stock Exchange owner to stop settling trades for marijuana companies with U.S. operations would undermine the market’s regulatory system, according to one Canadian pot company.

Should Investors Avoid Canadian Marijuana Producers With U.S. Assets?

Should Investors Avoid Canadian Marijuana Producers With U.S. Assets?

TMX Group Ltd. (TSX:X), the operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), has reportedly been speaking with regulators to figure out what will happen to Canadian marijuana producers with assets in the U.S.

TMX Says Lower Trading Volume Mostly Due to Avoidance of Pot Stocks

TMX Says Lower Trading Volume Mostly Due to Avoidance of Pot Stocks

TMX Group Ltd’s CEO on Thursday brushed off signs that the grip of Canada’s dominant stock exchange operator on overall trading volumes was slipping, saying recent market share losses were mostly due to its rejection of certain listings.

The 1 Word in GW Pharmaceuticals' Q3 Update That Disappointed Investors

The 1 Word in GW Pharmaceuticals’ Q3 Update That Disappointed Investors

When GW Pharmaceuticals announced its fiscal third-quarter results on Monday, the company provided plenty of information about its performance during the quarter. However, it wasn’t any of the numbers in the update that caused this decline. Instead, one word caused investors’ disappointment.

Marijuana Index Increases 11% in July as US and Canadian Stocks Rebound

Marijuana Index Increases 11% in July as US and Canadian Stocks Rebound

The North American Marijuana Index, a stock index that tracks the top performing cannabis stocks in the U.S. and Canada, increased 11% in July. This marks the first positive month for the North American Index since January.

4 Canadian Marijuana Stocks in Great Financial Health

4 Canadian Marijuana Stocks in Great Financial Health

Identifying companies in great financial health is important when investing in an industry like marijuana. That being said, the Canadian marijuana stocks on our list all have current ratios of at least 10x, and debt to equity ratios under 20%.

Why the Bears Are Wrong About The Scotts Miracle-Gro Stock

Why the Bears Are Wrong About The Scotts Miracle-Gro Stock

In mid-June home lawn and fertilizer care specialist The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) lowered its full-year fiscal 2017 outlook, citing a more than 10% drop in mass retail sales compared to the year-to-date checkpoint from the previous year. That was caused by challenging weather this spring in core markets across the United States.

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The Average Marijuana Stock Is Up 332% Over the Past Year

Over the trailing-12-month period through July 15, the average marijuana stock with a market cap in excess of $200 million — a dozen stocks in total, which excluded MedReleaf because it just went public a month ago — was up by 332%.

Cara Therapeutics Stock Has Lost More Than Half Its Value in 2 Weeks

Cara Therapeutics Stock Has Lost More Than Half Its Value in 2 Weeks

On June 27, Cara Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CARA), a clinical-stage biotech company with a focus on treating chronic pain and pruritus, surged to an all-time intraday high of $28.50 a share. Cara was just $73 million away from joining the $1 billon market cap ranks.


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