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Tue
04
Aug

This Cannabis Biotech Leader Helped Us Beat the Market by More Than 620%

Back on March 27, 2014, I recommended that Money Morning Members pick up what I felt was the very best play in the burgeoning cannabis biotech industry.

Today, the shares have done even better than I imagined, which is why I wanted to touch base with you again.

Right now, we're going to see how it's performed, but, even better, how to maximize the "free trade" it's about to give us.

And if you missed this stock last year – no worries. We'll start you now as it continues its run – a run that took off while "popular" medical marijuana stocks cratered.

Here's how we'll do it…

Tue
04
Aug

Big Pharma-Produced Cannabis Is Likely Coming to the U.S.

For those hoping that Big Pharma could still be blocked from the medical cannabis scene there is bad news: the deal is done. Look for the first naturally-derived, Big Pharma-produced cannabis product to be on the market by the first half of 2016, perhaps even sooner.

Tue
04
Aug

Local Security Firms Race to Compete for Medical Marijuana Clinic Contracts

CHICAGO — Medical and recreational marijuana might be on the brink of becoming big business for growers and dispensaries, but Rudy Medrano and his company, RM Global Security, see opportunity for the security and enforcement side of operations, too — so he's encouraging Chicago dispensers to shop local.

Tue
04
Aug

Bud and Breakfasts and 420 Tours: Denver sees a cannabis 'gold rush'

It’s not unusual for 24-year-old Maggie Copeland to have a conversation with her coworkers about pot.

“It’s quite professional,” she said of her nonprofit office in Denver, Colorado. “Weed comes up a lot.

“After a tough day, it’s not uncommon that people at work will say ‘I’m gonna go smoke a bowl’ instead of ‘I’m gonna have a glass of wine’.”

Tue
04
Aug

Minnesota marijuana patients slapped with an easily avoidable price hike

Now that Minnesota's medical marijuana patients have gotten a taste of its fabulous product, MinnMed is raising prices across the board.

Minnesota Medical Solutions, one of the state’s two medical weed manufacturers, has jacked up prices by 15-20 percent on all its products, forcing chronically ill patients to head back to the streets to treat their pain.

Tue
04
Aug

4 Ways to Attract Top Millennial Talent

Young people have certain expectations of their employers. Why (and how) you should meet them

eneration Y is undeniably making its mark in the Canadian workforce. As a vast number of tech-happy, smartphone-wielding millennials enter the job market every day, they are quickly superseding baby boomers as the largest group in the country’s offices.

By 2030, millennials are expected to comprise almost 75% of the workforce, making it increasingly important for small businesses to effectively communicate with and understand this burgeoning pool of workers.

Here are four ways that small businesses can attract top millennial talent.

MOVING TO MOBILE

Tue
04
Aug

GTSO: Experts Predict Oregon Cannabis Industry Will Be Worth Nearly $500 Million in Five Years

SAN JOSE, Calif., -- As Green Technology Solutions, Inc. GTSO, +5.50% readies new products and services for entry into Oregon’s adult-use cannabis market, experts now say that the state’s cannabis industry could be worth nearly $500 million by 2020.

Mon
03
Aug

What banking problem? 3 questions Union Square's first medical marijuana shop asked its bank ...

€œWhen we begin to build a business of our own in any market, we always go back to our counterparties and say this is how we do it,” said Vita. But he said he also asks the institutions three questions: What can his company do better? How can his company do it better? And what are the concerns the institution has about the expansion? As part of the New York state license awarded Friday, the company plans to open a medical marijuana farm in Melrose, N.Y. as well as three other dispensaries around the state.

Mon
03
Aug

Adams County approves 6 out of 10 marijuana lottery applications

Four business owners missed the July 31 review deadline and now the county will give four new people a shot

Dave DeZutter from the firm Eide Bailly pulls a ticket for the lottery to see which applicant could apply for a license to open a marijuana dispensary on Jan. 27, 2015 at Adams County Government Center in in Brighton. (Brent Lewis, The Denver Post file )

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