The evolution of the cannabis market in Canada continues to be a crucial case study. There is a lot we can learn about how business models are taking shape and the headwinds being faced in the legalized medical environment that the Canadian MMPR provides.
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Thanks to a new licensing agreement, opportunities abound to consume Jimi Hendrix in a new whole fashion. Nutritional High, a Toronto producer and distributor of cannabis-based edibles and oils, announced this week that it has entered into a partnership with Purple Haze Properties.
To say Ross Rebagliati has spent his life conquering uphill battles may be an understatement.
In what’s being hailed as a world first, two groups, including the research wing of the McGill University Health Centre, have launched a registry of medical cannabis users.
Wow, the low levels people will reach when trying to manipulate an OTC Pink name are truly fantastic. One brand in particular has been pump-pump-pumping away for weeks.
The need to be better about our use of water is very clear. As an industry, this is a must and as investors, it is important to evaluate what this means for the bottom line.
NIAGARA FALLS, Canada, Feb. 23, 2015 / Weed Wire / – During last Friday’s Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year awards, Leigh Coulter, President of GGS Structures, a leading provider of commercial marijuana facilities, walked away with the Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the category of International Trade.
It has been a noteworthy past few days in the realm of investors’ rights. Two different stories that may seem completely unrelated are sewn with some of the same thread, especially for investors that are actively looking at the cannabis space.
Cannabis stocks were pretty quiet today. A few announcements came out about companies looking to expand their product lines. We encourage companies to adapt and respond to market demands, but always watch for “me too” or trend hopping.
Cannabis stocks continued their trend of having a quiet day for Fridays. We have become accustomed to this.
Investing “in the plant” remains a road that can only be traveled by a select few in the United States. But in Canada, it is a whole different story.
Many 4th quarter updates have been released from the cannabis sector. Not surprising, most of these companies are worth very little.
Cannabis stocks were mixed again today as participants were still working off the long Presidents Day weekend.
Could Canada’s first mover advantage in the business of marijuana translate into an industry that we could ultimately export to the United States?
Cannabis stocks were mixed today. Most stocks rising or declining double digits were on little to no volume. Liquidity and interest are still on the decline.
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.
Cannabis stocks started out the first trading day of the month with optimism. Are cannabis bulls returning to the space?
Founded in 2010 by Ross Kirsh, who previously worked in China in manufacturing and New York in finance, Stink Sack began manufacturing smell-proof bags for cannabis and cannabis products.
U.S. equities saw a rise today leading into and following the Fed’s decision to exhibit patience for “considerable time” around raising rates for the first time since 2006.
Energy continues to spiral downward, putting pressure on U.S. stocks for the day. Additionally, emerging market currencies continue to weaken against the dollar, to the lowest point in a decade. Putin is crying in his borsch. The S&P 500 posted a decline of 0.69% to 2,061.
Stocks in the highly volatile cannabis space continue to slowly evaporate away all the immense gains they saw early in 2014. This is not unexpected, as things were way too overheated in the spring.
With recent support of recreational and medicinal marijuana use sweeping the states, First Nation communities are exploring the economical advantages and social implications of growing cannabis.
Whether you are already an active investor in marijuana-based industries or just taking notes from the sidelines, chances are you don’t need me to tell you that the business is becoming fast and furious.
TORONTO, ON, NOVEMBER 3, 2014 — Cannabis in Canada Founding Director Jason Wilcox will be made available to the media for commentary and insight … .
(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.
PotCoin Systems are designed to empower, secure and facilitate the Cannabis Community’s daily transactions.
If there is one thing that most cannabis enthusiasts love, it’s pizza; and what’s not to love? Pizza is one of the most versatile dishes on the planet and there are too many variations of it to count. Now, Unique Pizza and Subs, a pizza company in Pittsburgh, is bringing together America’s two favorite things: Pizza and Cannabis.
Marijuana is legal to varying degrees in some parts of the country. As a result, through public-service announcements, law enforcement and departments of transportation are taking to the airwaves and billboards across the land to let drivers know they shouldn’t drive stoned.
In this episode of Canadian Cannabis, Damian visits two gigantic weed factories in Ontario to check out what kind of bud the government has legally authorized. He also chats with pot activists throughout British Columbia to get their take on the new licensed producer system.
OK Cann’sulting offers medical marijuana consulting worldwide and specializes in quality assurance for licensed producers and personal production license.
Twister Trimmer makes the most advanced and maintenance-free trimming system on the planet.
Ross Rebagliati, the Canadian Olympic champion snowboarder, is bringing his name and brand to the medical marijuana industry.
TORONTO — July 2, 2014 — WEED WIRE — At the 15th annual Guelph Awards of Excellence, the Innovation Guelph Award was presented to MedCannAccess, a company applying to become a Licensed Producer under Health Canada’s Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations.
Plenty of excitable retail investors and even more excitable stock promoters made Toronto’s first marijuana investment conference resemble a typical junior mining show.
TORONTO, ON, Jun 25, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Easton Pharmaceuticals Inc. EAPH -3.57% is near final agreement with a medical marijuana technology company specializing in controlled environment agricultural technologies.
It is being called the “Potcom Boom” and it has certainly given investors a high in recent months. But how long can it last?
Canada’s securities watchdogs are warning investors to be wary of publicly traded companies with ambitions to grow and sell medical marijuana after a rush of at least 13 firms into the industry.
Health Canada is rolling out new regulations that would require medical marijuana companies to provide information about their patients and the doctors who prescribe the drug to medical colleges.
Hershey stopped producing chocolate in Smiths Falls, Ontario, six years ago. The work went to Mexico, but the factory remains, along with reminders of the glory days: A sign that once directed school buses delivering children for tours.
When Canadian Kash P. Heed has an opinion on law enforcement, or marijuana for that matter, people listen. Heed previously served as superintendent for the Vancouver Police Department, Chief Constable of the West Vancouver Police Department and Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General for British Columbia. Since retiring from politics, he has become a medical marijuana consultant for growers concerned about drug policies and security.
Solanbridge Group Inc crosses over to the marijuana sector, with a focus on CBD technology.
Canadian-based investors, junior miners, are looking to invest within the medical marijuana space.
CanvasRx takes the medical marijuana industry by storm with the introduction of its online pharmaceutical company, which specializes in matching certain strains with patient needs.
All is well for GreenBank Capital, as they recently announced their entrance into the MMJ sector. Shares have risen and are predicted to harbor a similar flow of action in years to come.
B.C. investors be forewarned about the green rush: the budding marijuana enterprise holds some inconspicuous business scams.
With a rise in growing rights for licensed companies, the legal barriers regarding the cultivation and distribution of marijuana are slowly burning down.
When the Washington Times dedicates a column to billionaire George Soros’s role in the campaign to legalize medical marijuana, then you could say the movement has come of age. He has pumped at least $80 million into it since 1994, hoping to fund grass-roots initiatives that pressure local politicians.