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This obscure marijuana player is ready to take on Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED) and Aurora Cannabis (TSX:ACB)

Is CannTrust Holdings (TSX:TRST) out of the doldrums and ready to mix it up with the big players? This is one stock you should be looking if you’re bullish about the cannabis industry. It’s not on center stage like Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED)(NYSE:CGC) or Aurora Cannabis (TSX:ACB)(NYSE:ACB), however.

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5 reasons to buy small-cap pot stocks instead of large-cap marijuana stocks

The marijuana industry has blossomed in front of our eyes in a very short amount of time. This decade alone, we've witnessed 10 U.S. states give the green light to recreational weed and stood in awe as Canada ended nine decades of recreational marijuana prohibition this past October. Once a taboo topic that was swept under the rug by legislators, the cannabis industry is now a legitimate business model that's ripe for investment.

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5 ways growing marijuana is different than growing any other plant

Most states with legalized marijuana also allow residents to grow their own cannabis plants, writes Joseph Misulonas. And while you may think this will be a simple task, it can actually be quite hard as there are several differences between growing marijuana and other plants.

Here are five ways growing cannabis is different than other plants:

Fri
22
Feb

Study: Cannabis may help treat alcohol and cocaine addiction

This study should make some folks stand up and take notice.

The first question, of course, is where did these scientists find addicted rats? They created them, of course. Being an animal researcher is nasty business and condemned widely by animals lovers and advocates, but it happens every day in the interest of improving and extending the lives of humans.

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Marijuana and MS: My top 10 tips for getting started

I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2007. At the time, I was a 37-year-old mom with three young children to raise, and I didn’t have time to be sick. So I did what I believed to be the right thing, which was turn to medical doctors to make me better. I relied on them and their knowledge and advice to make decisions regarding my body and my disease, and I relied on their drugs and medicines.
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LYTE Clinics subscribes to Strainprint Technologies to boost patient engagement and clinic efficiency

Strainprint™ Technologies Ltd, the Cannabis Intelligence CompanyTM, is pleased to announce that leading medical cannabis telehealth clinic, LYTE Clinics, ("LYTE") has joined its growing list of subscribers.

LYTE educates patients about medical cannabis and how to access it safely in Canada, helping patients acquire their medical cannabis authorization and gain access to licensed producers as a same day service.

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Feb

Is it better to grow marijuana indoor or outdoor?

When marijuana was first grown thousands of years ago, it was done outdoors and received plenty of natural sunlight from Mother Nature herself. Things would stay the same for many centuries when it came to growing marijuanaplant a seed and let it grow. However, things have taken a drastic change once cannabis was outlawed. This meant that people had to make their marijuana growing activities discreet by growing them indoors.

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21
Feb

Did this high-flying marijuana stock just sell out its shareholders?

Marijuana stocks have never been more popular, and the investors that decided to buy shares of cannabis companies at the beginning of the year despite 2018's largely negative returns have seen some big rewards. Many of the top names in cannabis cultivation and production have seen returns that have more than made up for losses last year, and the prospects look increasingly bright for many major players in the budding industry.

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21
Feb

The bespoke experience will dominate the cannabis landscape in 2019

'Canna-curious' was the word of the year for cannabis culture in 2018. But in 2019, the word that will dominate the cannabis conversation is bespoke, writes Civilized Staff

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21
Feb

Ian Mulgrew: Pot consumers buying in a haze of misinformation and no information

Tim Harvey, CEO of Lighthouse Genomics which specializes in gene-sequencing cannabis plants, says the lack of transparency is the “elephant in the room” of marijuana legalization.

Neither the federal nor provincial government demands cannabis producers genetically identify their product, ensure each harvest is identical, warn of genetic modifications or identify so-called frankenplants.

The situation, he said, is the equivalent of farmers being allowed to sell Granny Smith apples as Galas or winemakers selling a Pinot Noir as a Merlot without concern because both are red with equivalent alcohol content.

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