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06
Jun

The biggest mistake marijuana stock investors are making right now

Marijuana stocks have inspired a new generation of investors to look more closely at the stock market, and the budding industry has seen a lot of activity recently. In just the past year, the legalization of recreational marijuana across Canada has been a trigger point for explosive growth among some of the largest cannabis companies in the world. Ongoing efforts to make pot legal across the U.S.

Thu
06
Jun

Is cannabis a gateway drug?

Some argue that cannabis is a hazardous substance that leads to use of more addictive drugs. This is called the gateway theory. Pro-cannabis websites, no doubt, will oppose the theory with respect to cannabis, advancing some persuasive arguments; some more mainstream publications may support the theory. But is cannabis really a gateway drug?

Thu
06
Jun

Creative digital methods for effectively marketing a cannabis company

One of the most interesting and exciting elements to the, now emerging, legalized cannabis trade is how cannabis’ image, its past connotations and all of the potential uses that it has open to it, affects its sales and sales potential. Given that we’re talking about image, we’re really talking about marketing, and how you could creatively market something which was previously not only illegal most places, but actively frowned upon and associated with all sorts of negative concepts and behaviors. It’s a great challenge for any marketing team, so let’s go ahead and look at how to generate effective digital marketing schemes for this product.

Thu
06
Jun

Reasons why CBD could be effective for weight loss

As more and more people turn to CBD as a natural and non-toxic remedy for their insomnia or anxiety, claims exist that CBD could also be beneficial for weight loss.

When it comes to losing weight and maintaining a healthy waistline, most people will stop at nothing in their pursuits of thinness. There are fad diets, diet supplements, Herbalife shakes, and just about anything you can think of when it comes to trying to look good at the beach.

Wed
05
Jun

CannaCon to be Largest Cannabis Expo State Has Ever Seen

Detroit, Mi.: Michigan legal marijuana industry is proving to be one of the fastest growing in the nation with Michigan’s recreational market expected to grow three-fold between 2020 and 2023, with annual sales reaching $650 million. CannaCon hasn’t missed a moment in Michigan with the 2nd annual CannaCon cannabis expo set to be the largest the state has ever seen with well over 225 exhibitors, dozens of seminars from industry experts and thousands of expected attendees, taking place at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan on June 21st and 22nd. 
 

Wed
05
Jun

A complete guide to purchasing marijuana seeds

These days, buying marijuana is easier and more convenient than ever. Dispensaries are popping up all over the United States, and medical marijuana isn’t so hard to get a prescription or card for in many regions. Still, there are plenty of smokers out there whose first priority isn’t convenience. If you’re interested in taking the DIY route and growing marijuana in your own house, make sure you read our comprehensive guide to marijuana seeds before you make your purchase.

Wed
05
Jun

Cannabis stocks surge toward first gain in 6 days

Cannabis stocks traded broadly higher Tuesday, as an upbeat industry research note helped provide a welcome reprieve from the string of losses resulting from concerns over regulatory scrutiny and general stock market weakness.

The ETFMG Alternative Harvest exchange-traded fund MJ, +4.98%  ran up 3.3% in afternoon trade, with 31 of 36 components trading higher. That puts the ETF on track to snap a five-session losing streak in which it tumbled 10% to close Monday at a five-month low.

Wed
05
Jun

Presence of THC in blood not associated with crash culpability per study

Drivers testing positive for the presence of THC in blood do not possess a significantly increased risk of being responsible for a non-fatal motor vehicle accident, according to data published in the journal Addiction.

Investigators from the University of British Columbia compared the likelihood of crash responsibility in drivers testing positive for THC and/or other substances as compared to drug-free drivers over a six-year period (2010 to 2016).

Wed
05
Jun

How cannabis companies can utilize biometric identification

The modern cannabis space is marked by an ebb and flow of business opportunities within specific market locales; opportunities that arise out of market demand and operational requirements. This notion informs technological innovations in security, including the advent of biometric identification. As the industry continues to mature, business owners in cultivation, processing, and retail environments are entertaining the use of this technology once reserved for such applications as national security.

Wed
05
Jun

These marijuana stocks are taking on big projects for the future

The marijuana industry has been known to be fueled by innovation and new products that are sent into the market. In the past year or so, we have seen companies skyrocket in terms of valuations, due in part to the amount of cannabis that they can grow, but alternatively due to the amount of innovation that they are putting forward for the future of the industry. Many companies have taken on massive projects as they see future projections for cannabis reaching into the many billions. All of this has led to one of the friendliest investor spaces that we have seen in the modern day.

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