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Over 200 Pot Businesses 'Aiming High' at Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo

Over 200 Pot Businesses at Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo

Over 200 Pot Businesses at Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo

With recreational marijuana set to become legal in California in just a few months, this year’s Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo was bigger than ever.

Maryland’s Medical Marijuana Crop is Finally Growing

Maryland’s Medical Marijuana Crop is Finally Growing

At long last, Maryland’s first legal marijuana crop is growing. With 19 companies cleared to grow, process and sell the plant, the seeds of the medical marijuana program have literally been planted, four years after the state legalized cannabis for medical use.

How Well Are Canadian Cannabis Companies Managing Recall Risks?

How Well Are Canadian Cannabis Companies Managing Recall Risks?

It seems as though news of recalls related to specific batches of bad marijuana from licensed Canadian producers has been coming in more frequently than marijuana investors and consumers would like to see.

Medical Marijuana Groups Ask Texas Gov, DPS for More Dispensary Licenses

Medical Marijuana Groups Ask Texas Gov, DPS for More Dispensary Licenses

Medical cannabis companies and investors are calling on Gov. Greg Abbott’s office and the Department of Public Safety to approve more dispensary licenses beyond the three given provisional approval in May.

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.

Canada's TMX Asks Regulators for Rules for U.S.-Linked Pot Stocks

Canada’s TMX Asks Regulators for Rules for U.S.-Linked Pot Stocks

Canada’s TMX Group Ltd (X.TO) is seeking guidance from the country’s securities regulators, it said on Thursday, as it weighs how to deal with marijuana companies listed in Canada with interests in the United States, where the business remains federally illegal.

Can Medical Marijuana Revive Israel's Kibbutz Movement?

Can Medical Marijuana Revive Israel’s Kibbutz Movement?

By all accounts, Eilon Bdil has no personal interest in marijuana. But as the business manager of Kibbutz Elifaz, he’s a big believer in the herb. Bdil sees medical marijuana as a unique opportunity to revive his remote Negev community.

Lawmaker Calls Arkansas Medical Marijuana Business "Wild, Wild West"

Lawmaker Calls Arkansas Medical Marijuana Business “Wild, Wild West”

Future medical marijuana growers and sellers in the Natural State can’t take their money to the bank, for now, that is. After doing his homework, the state lawmaker who crafted the new cannabis laws has learned more money, more problems when it comes to doing business without banking assistance.

Ready or Not, Maryland Marijuana Firms Face Big Deadline

Ready or Not, Maryland Marijuana Firms Face Big Deadline

Maryland’s beleaguered medical marijuana industry faces a critical deadline Monday, when companies the state has selected to grow the plant are required to be operational.

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.

Is Big Pharma for or Against Legalizing Medical Marijuana? Maybe Both

Is Big Pharma for or Against Legalizing Medical Marijuana? Maybe Both

People growing their own marijuana is a significant concern to Big Pharma. As state legalization of cannabis-derivatives spreads, the drug companies contemplating the potential of medical marijuana see a threat from both homegrown and professionally harvested medical-grade marijuana.

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%.

Is Nevada's Pot Law Half Baked?

Is Nevada’s Pot Law Half Baked?

Recreational marijuana is now legal in Nevada — but the rollout isn’t exactly going according to plan. Marijuana producers are allowed to take every step involved in bringing cannabis from the soil to the store, except for one: distribution. That means vertically integrated companies have to hire third-party distributors just to move marijuana down their own hallway.

Maryland's Highest Court Hears Medical Marijuana Case

Maryland’s Highest Court Hears Medical Marijuana Case

Companies in the final running for licenses to grow medical marijuana should be able to defend their multimillion-dollar investments against a legal challenge over how those finalists were picked, an attorney argued Thursday in court.

How Marijuana Companies Could Improve Your Community

How Marijuana Companies Could Improve Your Community

Marijuana companies could actually help the communities that host them. And we’re not just talking about tax revenue. Legal marijuana distributors and dispensaries can – and likely will – directly improve the quality of life in the communities that they serve.

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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%.

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.

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.

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.


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