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The 3 worst marijuana stocks of 2019 so far

Enthusiastic pot stock investors have pushed the industry tracking Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences ETF (NASDAQOTH:HMLSF) 42% higher in 2019, but not everyone's having a good time at this party. These former high-flying marijuana stocks have disappointed shareholders that would like to what to expect in the quarters ahead.

Although they're all cannabis-related businesses, they operate in different corners of the industry. Which are near a bottom, which will probably fall further? Here's what you need to know. 

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Can CBD help with PMS?

PMS effects 75% of menstruating women and to be perfectly honest, it totally sucks. We haven’t nailed down the exact cause of PMS, but most believe it has something to do with the way hormones changeduring this time of a woman’s cycle.

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Charlotte's Web reports 66% increase in Q1 revenue, net income falls

Charlotte’s Web Holdings, Inc. (CSE:CWEB) (OTCQX:CWBHF) reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 with revenue growing 66% to $21.7 million. The net income dropped to $2.3 million from last year’s $3.1 million. The company delivered earnings per share that fell to $0.03 and diluted EPS of $0.02 versus last year’s $0.04. 

Operating expenses doubled from last year’s $6.4 million to this year’s $13.2 million.

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Acreage Holdings reports first quarter 2019 financial results

Acreage Holdings, Inc. (“Acreage”) (CSE: ACRG.U) (OTCQX: ACRGF) (FSE: 0VZ) reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31st, 2019.  Financial statements and management’s discussion and analysis for the period were filed on Acreage’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com, and on the investor relations section of the Acreage website at investors.acreageholdings.com.

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The future of cannabis consumption

Recreational cannabis consumption is legal in 10 states in the United States as well as all across Canada for adults of a certain age. However, unlike other recreational choices like alcohol, in many places, there is no place for adults to socially consume cannabis together.

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Your brain on weed: Concussions and cannabis

During the 2019 Cultivation Classic, Dr. Ethan Russo of the International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute presented his latest research findings on cannabis and traumatic brain injury.

Conventional wisdom is that if the symptoms persist for a year, the symptoms will be present. But as Dr. Russo illustrated during his talk, this conventional wisdom is not always the case and certain things can be done. This includes some promising research into the role cannabis can play in recovery from traumatic brain injuries.

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Which marijuana stocks are investors watching for the end of May?

May has been quite a month for the world of marijuana stocks. In only a short period of time, we have seen valuations shift toward meeting the future goals of the market place. With so much changing and so much to look forward too, it can often be difficult to choose the right company to invest in. Bear in mind that the companies at the top of the market, may not always be the ones with the best value. The best advice is to always do the research before buying into any company.

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Living legacy: Is it time to get with it and get rid of the term “black market”?

The Canadian cannabis industry has recently been quite busy with several business conferences. But one thing has noticeably changed from event offerings last year: the term “black market” is getting the none-too-subtle heave-ho.

For some, it’s about time. Danielle Jackson (Miz D), a Vancouver-born artist, advocate and entrepreneur, was one of the first to say she prefers “legacy market” over “black market” when describing pre-legalization cannabis business at a Canweedine event last month in the heart of downtown Toronto.

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Can cannabis help with treating multiple sclerosis symptoms?

Worldwide, more than 2.3 million people are living with multiple sclerosis (M.S.). Can using cannabis help manage their symptoms?

Canada is one of the countries with the highest proportion of people who have M.S. Canada’s MS Society reports that one in every 385 Canadians lives with this condition.

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