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Mar

These 3 marijuana stocks are Wall Street's favorites

Investors have never been more excited about marijuana stocks, and the returns that early movers into the cannabis space have produced have been nothing short of sensational. Yet as with any other industry, not all pot stocks are created equal, and smart investors are trying to separate out the best prospects from the also-rans to make the most of their marijuana opportunity.

Wed
27
Mar

U.S. bill that aims to open financial system to cannabis companies could be bad news for Canada's pot sector

Canada’s cannabis industry could see its first-mover advantage cut short if a piece of legislation that would open the U.S. banking sector to cannabis companies is eventually passed, some industry watchers say.

The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act, which would protect U.S. banks working with cannabis companies from criminal scrutiny by regulators, is due to face a markup in front of the House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday, March 26.

Wed
27
Mar

High Potency, Great Value America’s No. 1 Edibles Brand Adds Four New Flavors to Popular Disposable Vape Line

Cannabis enthusiasts can continue to enjoy the quality and convenience of Wana Brands’ disposable vape line, now with an expanded palate.

Tue
26
Mar

UN cannabis vote expected March 2020 as agency hints at soft stance

A key international vote on cannabis rescheduling may not be held until March 2020, as governments continue to push for more time to decide on downgrading marijuana to a less harmful category.

The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) has been due to rule on recommendations by by the World Health Organization (WHO) that cannabis be removed from the Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotics Drugs.

Such a move would free cannabis from international treaty restrictions and kickstart a global boom, leaving nations free to pursue research without fear of sanction.

Tue
26
Mar

Aquaponics v. aeroponics: Is there a winner for cannabis?

When thinking of cannabis grows, row upon row of plants tucked into beds of soil is probably the first thing that comes to mind for most people. But there’s more than one way to skin a cat, as the saying goes, and likewise there is more than one way to grow a plant.

Aquaponics and aeroponics—both types of hydroponics—are changing the way cannabis is cultivated. But why would a grower want to ditch the soil? And how would he or she do it?

Tue
26
Mar

4 tips to navigate the hemp gold rush

Gold fever. About 171 years ago, 300,000 people made a pilgrimage to California to hew those precious nuggets from the earth. Today, green is the new gold, and like those miners of the past, farmers must constantly guard against fool’s gold in this new marketplace. Here’s what you need to know to protect your investment even as smart leaders work to tame the Wild West hemp marketplace into a new and exciting crop for the family farm.

Tue
26
Mar

Women in cannabis are breaking the 'grass ceiling’

Predictions of massive growth in the cannabis industry mean plenty of opportunities for budding entrepreneurs.  

Women occupied 27 percent of executive roles in the burgeoning cannabis industry in 2017, per Marijuana Business Daily, which Forbes points out is better than the 21 percent they hold in traditional businesses.

Tue
26
Mar

Why is this cannabis stock up 62%?

Despite having a share price of just $0.23 in 2015, OrganiGram Holdings Inc (TSXV:OGI) stock has quickly risen to a market cap of more than $1.3 billion. Since the start of 2019, shares are up another 62%.

Now with a valuation that rivals other notable pot stocks like Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd (TSX:TGOD) and Hexo Corp  (TSX:HEXO), why do shares seem to consistently move higher by large jumps every month? Is the latest 62% rise due to improving fundamentals or pure hype?

Tue
26
Mar

Marijuana merger complete: Say hello to the newest production powerhouse

Chances are that you'd struggle to find an industry that offers as robust a growth potential as the legal cannabis industry. According to Cowen Group, which is arguably the biggest cannabis cheerleader on Wall Street, global sales are on track to hit $75 billion by 2030. Since this revenue has to wind up somewhere, pot stocks have been skyrocketing lately.

Mon
25
Mar

3 great marijuana stocks you might be overlooking

Some marijuana stocks receive a lot of attention from investors. They tend to be the stocks of companies focusing on the Canadian marijuana market with ginormous market caps relative to their sales.

But there are some smaller stocks of companies that focus primarily on the U.S. market that also merit investors' attention. Three great marijuana stocks that you might be overlooking are Innovative Industrial Properties (NYSE:IIPR), KushCo Holdings (NASDAQOTH:KSHB), and Origin House (NASDAQOTH:ORHOF). Here's what makes these stocks stand out.

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