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3 undervalued cannabis companies

Until now the cannabis industry and the stocks that have performed the best are the large companies with huge market caps. Investors have focused on these companies since their survival in the growing industry seems to be more likely than some of the smaller companies that are at risk of being crowded out.

Mid-sized companies have gone slightly under the radar, leaving them with reasonable valuations and offering investors a major opportunity if it’s taken soon.

As Canada moves toward the second wave of legalization, these mid-sized companies are poised to break out, especially in the coming months, as a lot of new capacity comes online with construction projects finishing.

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09
Sep

Revealed: 2 cheap cannabis stocks in September

Cannabis stocks have been in a rut in the summer of 2019. Even during its best stretches, this sector has been volatile. Investors who are on the hunt for growth should be looking for discounts in the cannabis space in early September. Today, I want to look at two cannabis stocks that still have explosive potential.

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09
Sep

Enjoying Edibles

A study was recently released stating that chocolate cannabis edibles are difficult to accurately test for cannabinoid levels. This doesn’t surprise me, as it’s long been known that chocolate is a psychoactive substance by itself. It clearly is a stimulant due to the caffeine in the cocoa seeds. Plus, it also contains that bit of bliss that prompted a scientist to bestow the Greek name theobroma on the active ingredient, literally meaning “food of the gods.” When mixed with entheogenic substances, such as magic mushrooms, you are guaranteed to come on faster to the experience.

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09
Sep

Cannabis during breast cancer treatment: What are the benefits?

Well-known organizations like the American Cancer Society have already had frank discussions about the benefits of CBD and cannabis during cancer treatment. 

A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing event. From the confusion of understanding the road ahead to the hectic schedule of treatment protocols and never-ending appointments, many individuals struggle through treatment and beyond.

Mon
09
Sep

Growth and marketing hacks for cannabis brands

At my company, we explore and reveal the best marijuana business models and broker the sale of cannabis businesses. I speak with a lot of people along the entire supply chain and I would like to reveal some of what I’ve learned.

In this series, I will share the strategies that I’ve picked up from some of the fastest-growing cannabis and CBD brands for launching and growing a CBD brand.

Here’s the lay of the business landscape and what I’ve found to be the best business and marketing opportunities in the cannabis space right now.

Who This Is For: 

1. Current dispensary owners and marketers looking to expand their businesses.

2. Turn-key franchise buyers who don’t have experience in the industry.

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09
Sep

Vitamin E acetate in cannabis products possibly causing vape-related illnesses

New York officials may have found an answer for the mysterious rash of illnesses linked to vaping that has already claimed three lives in the United States. On Thursday, the state’s Department of Health announced that it had uncovered lab results that identified “very high levels” of vitamin E acetate in “nearly all” the cannabis products they had examined in relationship to the vaping illness. Authorities say vitamin E is now “a key focus” of the investigation going forward.

Mon
09
Sep

What AI (Artificial Intelligence) will mean for the cannabis space

Just about every estimate shows that the cannabis industry will see strong long-term growth. Yet there are some major challenges–and they are more than just about changing existing laws and regulations.

But AI (Artificial Intelligence) is likely to be a big help. True, the industry has not been a big adopter of new technologies. However, this should change soon as investors pour billions of dollars into the space.

Mon
09
Sep

The new buzzword in cannabis branding? 'Affordable luxury'

From a high-end dispensary opening up in Barneys New York to cannabis-infused pastilles and $20 chocolate bars, luxury cannabis has been all the rage this past year. The trend makes sense. Savvy entrepreneurs see a huge yet untapped market of canna-curious customers with lots of disposable income. But what about consumers who want the "premium" experience without the premium price tag?

That's where companies like Quarter Brands come in.

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06
Sep

Three things to know about fall allergies and marijuana

From the first sneeze to the first snow, many around the nation experience the trials and tribulations of seasonal allergies. The thought of treating allergies to weed with weed can make some pause, but the science is sound.

According to Americans for Safe Access, decades of research led to a breakthrough in treating skin allergies when a team from the University of Bonn in Germany studied THC’s effect on inflammation. Already genetically engineered to not react to cannabinoids generated in their brain, the team used mice and found that the animals’ ears became red and swollen.

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06
Sep

What’s next for rheumatoid arthritis and cannabis?

Arthritis often causes a dramatic lifestyle change that’s accompanied by depression and/or anxiety. But that doesn’t have to be the case. 

One-and-a-half million people in the United States suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In fact, The Arthritis Foundation estimates that three times as many women as men have the disease and it affects individuals of all ages, but primarily women ages 30 to 60. 

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