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Classing up cannabis: Why your cannabis brand needs a solid website

Anyone who has ever dated in the digital-era has likely, at one time or another, searched their potential partner online. Why wouldn’t you? Safety is the most important aspect to dating. But this puts us in a position of constantly being judged (and judging others) for our online content. We live in a time when our digital lives are becoming a bigger part of our offline existence. Trolls can’t hide, avatars give way to real people, and embarrassing tweets resurface decades later.

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Determining how best to protect intellectual property essential for players in Canadian, U.S. cannabis space

Licensed producers (LPs), retailers and others already in the Canadian or U.S. cannabis industry—or looking to take the plunge—should be thinking about how they will distinguish their businesses, products and services from others. In what is quickly becoming a crowded and competitive marketplace, intellectual property (IP) could prove key and IP protection available under Canadian and U.S. laws should be an important part of any strategy moving forward.

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3 top marijuana stocks to watch in March

Some things you watch because you like them. College basketball is a good example of this for many. Other things you watch because you're fascinated by the drama -- like watching a car race to see who crashes. 

When we asked three Motley Fool contributors to pick marijuana stocks to watch in March, we got examples of stocks to like and ones that could crash. Our contributors identified Aphria (NYSE:APHA), Cronos Group (NASDAQ:CRON), and Tilray (NASDAQ:TLRY) as top marijuana stocks to watch this month. Here's why these three stood out.

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Marijuana retailer MedMen is near an all-time low: Is the stock ready to rebound?

Many marijuana stocks have gotten off to a great start in 2019. MedMen Enterprises (NASDAQOTH:MMNFF) isn't one of them. 

The leading U.S. marijuana retailer has seen its stock fall in the first few months of the year while several other marijuana stocks have soared by 50% or more. MedMen's share price is even near an all-time low. What's behind MedMen's malaise? And is the beaten-down marijuana stock ready for a rebound?

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Acreage Holdings fourth quarter revenue increases 380% as company enters California

Acreage Holdings, Inc. (CSE: ACRG.U) (OTCQX: ACRGF) delivered fourth-quarter revenue of $10.5 million for an increase of 380% over the previous year’s $2.1 million. Acreage reported a whopping fourth-quarter net loss of $217.6 million. The pro forma revenue* for the fourth quarter was $22.9 million and the pro forma adjusted net loss*, which excludes certain non-cash charges and non-recurring items, for the fourth quarter was $10.8 million.

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These are the top 3 conditions treated with medical marijuana

Medical marijuana can treat numerous medical conditions, but some are more common than others, writes Calvin Hughes. Here are the 3 most common conditions that patients treat with medical marijuana, according to data from the research firm CB2 Insights.

 

 

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Cannabis-infused beauty products are going to grab a piece of a $167 billion market

  • Beauty products infused with cannabidiol, or CBD, are going to grab 15% of the $167 billion skincare market in a decade, Jefferies says.
  • CBD has been linked to a range of potential health benefits, and does not get you high.
  • Due to this wellness benefit, retailers are selling CBD-based products like teas, beer alternatives, coffee, supplements, and dog treats. 
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Blockchain techonology hopes to keep CBD honest

Olympic silver medal skier, Devin Logan, is wrapping up a three-month suspension for using a cannabis-based product she says contained higher-than-allowed levels of the banned substance, THC.

Logan expressed her disappointment on social media, saying that she made a serious mistake that she regrets completely. She explains that she was using a CBD product that she trusted did not contain more than trace amounts of THC, a cannabinoid banned by most sports organizations, only to find out by USADA that, in fact, the tests came back positive.

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Aurora Cannabis strikes oil in Germany, and higher revenue and profit margins should be on the way

Nearly everyone has focused on Aurora Cannabis' (NYSE:ACB) great opportunity in the Canadian recreational marijuana market. The company has gotten off to a pretty good start with that opportunity, capturing a 20% market share in its latest quarter.

But nearly everyone also knows that Aurora's future rides largely on international medical marijuana markets. The largest of these international opportunities right now is Germany. On Tuesday, Aurora Cannabis announced that it had begun selling cannabis oils to German pharmacies. It's a milestone that should mean that higher revenue and profit margins are on the way. 

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Marijuana's dividend giant just boosted its payout -- again

It's no secret that marijuana stocks have drawn the attention of many interested investors. With the rising acceptance of cannabis for its medicinal properties as well as its recreational appeal, cultivators are working hard to boost their production capacity in order to take advantage of newly legal markets in key jurisdictions across the globe.

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