For those hoping to get in on the cannabis stock game, a Canadian company has gotten approval to start trading on the NASDAQ. It’s the U.S. Stock Exchange’s first listed marijuana company, according to VICE.
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Nasdaq to Get First Pot Listing
The Nasdaq Stock Market will list its first cannabis shares on Tuesday, marking a key milestone for an industry that has been rejected by the Trump administration.
Why Marijuana Stocks Aren’t Worth Your Money
Legalized marijuana has a lot of investors having visions of lots of green. With legalization sweeping across the states, it seems to be a great time to invest in marijuana stocks. Unfortunately, it’s not.
Aurora, Canopy Stock Get a Required Boost with Sweden Marijuana Interest
Two of the top 10 most-traded shares in Sweden in January 2018 were Canada marijuana stocks, adding further proof that the marijuana market is growing more global with each passing day.
Tilray Announces Completion of Series A Funding Round
TORONTO, Ontario, Feb. 8, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Tilray, a global pioneer in medical cannabis research, cultivation, processing and distribution, today announced the completion of its Series A funding round totaling C$60 million. The round was comprised of a group of leading global institutional investors.
5 Things You’ll Want to Know From the World’s Biggest Marijuana Biotech
Anticipation is building for GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH) as the biotech prepares to hopefully launch its first product in the U.S. in 2018.
Aphria And Liberty Health Sciences Announce Definitive Agreement For Sale Of Aphria’s Investment In Copperstate Farms To Liberty
LEAMINGTON AND TORONTO, Ontario, Feb. 2, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH or OTCQB:APHQF) (“Aphria”) and Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (CSE:LHS or OTCQB:LHSIF) (“Liberty”) jointly announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement (the “Agreement”) with respect to the sale (the “Transaction”) of Aphria’s subsidiary Aphria (Arizona) Inc. and its sole holdings being the minority membership interests in Copperstate Farms, LLC and Copperstate Farms Investors, LLC (collectively “Copperstate”) to Liberty for a purchase price of $20 million (“Purchase Price”).
Canada Cannabis Firm Aphria Mulls Sale of U.S. Unit
Canadian cannabis company Aphria Inc said on Thursday it was exploring strategic alternatives, including a sale, for its U.S. business, amid tightening enforcement of federal cannabis laws in the country.
Licensed Marijuana Producer Aphria Signs Deal to Buy Nuuvera
Licensed marijuana producer Aphria Inc. announced an agreement Monday to buy medical cannabis firm Nuuvera Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal that it says values the company at $826 million.
U.S. Private Equity Firm Raises More Than $100 Mln for Cannabis Investments
A U.S. private equity firm investing exclusively in legal cannabis said on Thursday it had raised more than $100 million in its third round of fundraising, underscoring investor appetite for the burgeoning industry.
Canada’s Small Financial Firms Get Buzz From Weed Stocks
Investors are betting Canada’s smaller financial firms could see a jump in revenues after they helped fund marijuana companies ahead of the country’s planned legalization of the drug this year.
Aurora Stock: What to Expect from the Aurora-CanniMed Ceasefire
Here’s Why Aurora Stock May Survive the Volatility. A simple case of acquisition has turned two marijuana companies—Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSE: ACB), (OCTMKTS: ACBFF) and CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (TSE: CMED), OCTMKTS: CMMDF)—into the biggest adversaries
New Junior Marijuana ETF Offers Exposure to U.S. Businesses
A Canadian firm is launching an exchange-traded fund that gives investors exposure to the U.S. recreational marijuana market — a sector that’s been largely avoided by other ETFs because of legal uncertainties.
Why Aurora Cannabis Inc. Will Outperform Canopy Growth Corp. in 2018
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB) and Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED) are the two frontrunners in the rapidly emerging Canadian cannabis scene, but will these two powerhouses play leapfrog as legalization day comes and goes?
Canadian Marijuana Producers End Rally as U.S. Set to Tighten Enforcement
Canadian cannabis stocks fell on Thursday after the U.S. government said it would resume enforcement of federal laws banning marijuana in states that had legalized pot, disrupting a seven-day rally that boosted shares to record highs.
Pot Stocks Soar as California Gets Ready to Get High
Marijuana companies are higher than ever as California rolls toward recreational legalization. The BI Canada Cannabis Competitive Peers index is having its best day ever as Californians prepare to light up, or eat up, marijuana products starting Jan. 1 at 12 a.m.
Canadian Regulators Ask CanniMed to Abandon Rights Plan
Medical marijuana maker CanniMed Therapeutics Inc (CMED.TO) should withdraw a shareholder rights plan adopted to fend off a hostile bid from larger rival Aurora Cannibis Inc ABC.TO, two Canadian regulators have ruled.
Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces $1,000,000 Capital Infusion With Institutional Investor And Eliminates First $200,000 Of Existing Toxic Convertible Debt With Final $500,000 In Convertible Debt To Be Paid By Year End
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) www.AgritekHoldings.com, a fully integrated, active real estate investor for the cannabis sector and consultant for multiple cannabis brands, today announced that the Company has received an additional $1,000,000 dollars as a capital infusion from institutional investors to the Company.
Aphria Bets C$10 Mln on Canada’s Recreational Marijuana Market
Medical marijuana maker Aphria Inc said on Thursday it would invest C$10 million ($7.80 million) in the proposed combination of two recreational marijuana companies to expand its presence in the sector.
5 Reasons Cannabis Stocks Were on Fire in 2017
You might be wondering what’s behind the big rally in cannabis stocks? While a generally bullish market has certainly helped, there are five other considerably more prominent reasons behind the rally in marijuana stocks in 2017.
Why the Canadian Marijuana Market Will be Smaller Than Investors Think
Investors have been eager to enter the Canadian marijuana space as the country moves towards launching its recreational cannabis market next July.
Aurora Cannabis Opposes CanniMed’s Bid for Newstrike Resources
Medical marijuana company Aurora Cannabis Inc said on Monday its acquisition-target CanniMed Therapeutics Inc’s plan to buy smaller rival Newstrike Resources Ltd was a “terrible deal” for CanniMed shareholders.
3 Top Marijuana Stocks to Buy Now — Plus 2 Bonus Ideas
Here’s why the marijuana market is so intriguing, how big the opportunity could be, and why these stocks are top stocks to own.
Marijuana Index Gains Continue As Pot Stocks Anticipate Prohibition Repeal
It was another big day of gains on Tuesday for the North American Marijuana Index, even as some investors anxiously wait for the Fed to announce an interest rate hike in the next 24 hours.
Cam Battley: CanniMed Shareholders Should Tender Their Shares to Aurora
Aurora Cannabis has launched the first ever “hostile” takeover of another ACMPR Licensed Producer of Medical Marijuana. Executive Vice President Cam Battley lays out the case for why CanniMed shareholders should tender their shares to the Aurora bid.
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.
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
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.
The Marijuana Index Is Up 54% This Month
The Marijuana Index, which covers leading cannabis investments on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border, rose 7% on Monday to close at 174.82.
The Biggest Opportunity Yet to Buy Canopy Growth Corp. Starts Now
Over the past year, investors have been anxiously following the progression of marijuana stocks such as Canopy Growth Corp, which offer the promise of significant growth from the new, emerging segment of the economy.
Deal-Making in the Cannabis Industry Hits an All-Time High
If it seems like there’s been a spurt of deals and potential deals going on in the cannabis industry lately, it’s because that’s exactly what’s happening.
CannaInvestor Magazine Features Three Private Companies
ATLANTA, Nov. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — CannaInvestor Magazine (www.cannainvestormag.com), the leading industry investment magazine for cannabis investors, analysts, executives, entrepreneurs, and financial media, features three private companies in its November 2017 magazine issue (https://joom.ag/G1SL) — Healing Budz, Inc., Blue Cord Farms, Inc., and 500 N 3rd St., LLC.
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.
The World’s Largest Marijuana Stock Has Investors Seeing Green
Not surprisingly, Canadian pot stocks have been the top performers of late, with Canopy Growth Corp. (NASDAQOTH:TWMJF), the now-largest marijuana stock in the world by market cap, leading the charge.
Aurora Cannabis Makes Proposal to Acquire Rival Company CanniMed
Vancouver-based Aurora Cannabis Inc. said Tuesday that it has made an all-share offer for CanniMed Therapeutics Inc., a fellow Canadian medical marijuana company.
Greece Hopes Its Economy Can Get High From Medical Weed
Investors in medical cannabis projects are focusing on Greece, where a warm, sunny climate and potentially favorable future legislation could help the government deliver on a promise to pull the country out of a seven-year economic crisis.
Cannabis Investment Book Predicts Controversial Changes in Marijuana Industry
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In Amazon bestseller “Tipping the Scale: The Book That Changed Everything You Know About Investing in Cannabis”, a 140-page roadmap for investors seeking to understand the legal cannabis industry and the first-ever book of its kind, author Michael Brubeck lays out provocative, controversial and insightful cannabis industry predictions.
New Frontier Data Partners with Simplifya
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — New Frontier Data, the leading provider of data, analytics and business intelligence in the cannabis industry, has partnered with Simplifya, a recently launched cannabis legal compliance software solution provider, offering one of the most technologically sophisticated platforms to enter the industry yet.
Once Flying High, Denver-Based MassRoots Has Nosedived
At one point, MassRoots was flying high, raising millions of dollars from investors and attempting to become the first cannabis company listed on the Nasdaq.
Manitoba’s Plans for Marijuana Could Create Growth Opportunities
Manitoba’s the latest province to unveil its plan for marijuana sales and distribution, releasing details Tuesday on how the new industry will operate.
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?
Angels Hold Cannabis in High Regard
Founded in 2010, angel investment network The Arcview Group offers a window to gauge investor interest in legalized marijuana. Arcview’s network has invested $125 million in 157 cannabis-sector companies since 2013; membership in the network starts at $2,500. It plans to launch its own venture fund by the end of 2017.
Why Auscann Group Holdings Ltd Shares Rocketed 27% Higher
The Auscann Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: AC8) share price had a day to remember on Tuesday. At one stage the medicinal cannabis company’s shares were up as much as 27% before finishing the day 23.5% higher at 52.5 cents.
The Double Whammy That Sent Marijuana Stock Insys Therapeutics Crashing
Shares of Insys Therapeutics, a small-cap biotech with a focus on pain management, plunged as much as 30% on Wednesday after receiving a double whammy.
Investing in Legal Cannabis: Navigating the Newest Frontier Market
Knowledge Keiretsu caught up with professional investors Sturges Karban and Urban Smedeby, MJIC, Inc., a Los Angeles-based full-service cannabis company, to get their thoughts on navigating the opportunities and challenges of investing in the legal cannabis market.
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.
This Canadian Marijuana News Could Boost Sales by 400%
There’s a massive Canadian marijuana news story that we’ve been following for over a year here at Money Morning. The news could lead to the Canadian cannabis industry growing by 400% in just four years, and you can profit by getting in right now…
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.
CannaTech UK: First Medial Cannabis Conference in the UK October 25-26, 2017 The Old Truman Brewery, London Session & Journalist Registration Information
TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Innovative researchers and scientists, pharma experts, regulators, investors, and entrepreneurs will share their knowledge about the burgeoning medical cannabis industry at CannaTech UK, Britain’s first-ever international Summit for Accelerating Cannabis Innovation curated specifically for the UK and European markets.
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.