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Invest in Marijuana? 20 Questions You’ll Want to Know the Answers to First

Invest in Marijuana? 20 Questions You’ll Want to Know the Answers to First

Marijuana stocks have been practically unstoppable over the past couple of years, and they’re certainly attracting their fair share of investors. A majority of pot stocks with a market cap in excess of $200 million have seen their share prices jump by 100%, 200%, or perhaps even more over the trailing one-year period. Yet, investing in marijuana is no guarantee […]

December 6, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
What 3 Marijuana Heavyweights Are Doing to Become the P&G of Pot

What 3 Marijuana Heavyweights Are Doing to Become the P&G of Pot

The companies are developing and nurturing cannabis brands As the legal marijuana business starts to professionalize, players are emerging who say they want to create multinational franchises and empires, in effect, building the Starbucks or McDonald’s of ganja. Billy Levy and his partners have other plans. “We’d rather be like the P&G,” said Levy, managing partner of Green House Brands […]

December 6, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Texas’ Medical Cannabis Program Kicks Off in January — But It’s No Green Rush

Texas’ Medical Cannabis Program Kicks Off in January — But It’s No Green Rush

Texas’ Compassionate Use Act is a limited medical marijuana program, allowing only patients with epilepsy to purchase CBD products, and the cannabis community isn’t happy about it. Image via Nastasic Medical marijuana is due to go on sale in Texas by the beginning of 2018, but this for sure is no Green Rush. Texas’ Compassionate Use Act, passed in 2015, will only allow […]

December 6, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
CBD Market Expected To Reach $2.1 Billion By 2020

CBD Market Expected To Reach $2.1 Billion By 2020

The CBD market is poised for a massive breakout. The legal cannabis industry is rapidly expanding, and despite some of the unwarranted controversy clouding the market, it’s being viewed with more legitimacy than ever before. However, there’s one niche within the cannabis industry that’s projected to do especially well over the next couple of years—the widely untapped CBD market. CBD […]

November 29, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Legal Weed Ads Have Little Influence on Cannabis Consumption, Says Public Health Study

Legal Weed Ads Have Little Influence on Cannabis Consumption, Says Public Health Study

A study funded by the federal government found that marijuana advertisements in Oregon, seen by residents of every demographic, have little effect on cannabis use. Lead photo via Twitter user Dewey Farms As legal cannabis continues to make headway integrating into society’s mainstream, industry entrepreneurs and regulators in 420-friendly states have had to switch gears, turning their collective attention away from public […]

November 29, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
How Bitcoin’s Technology Could Help Regulate Marijuana Sales

How Bitcoin’s Technology Could Help Regulate Marijuana Sales

IBM suggests the blockchain idea to regulate and track marijuana sales from seed to smoker. Bitcoin’s technology could help regulate marijuana sales by using a “blockchain” to track marijuana sales. Blockchain technology provides a way for all transactions to be transparent and safe from corruption. The suggestion was made to Canada by the multinational technology company based out of New […]

November 29, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Nevada Marijuana Sales Beat Projections by $5 Million a Month

Nevada Marijuana Sales Beat Projections by $5 Million a Month

By Rick Schettino NOV 21, 2017 The state of Nevada had projected that its new recreational cannabis market would yield $50 million in additional tax revenue during its first 12 months. They’re on pace to beat that number handily. The Las Vegas Review-Journal runs the numbers from the Nevada Department of Taxation to find that far more legal cannabis is being sold — and […]

November 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
California Issues Commercial Regulations For Cannabis Businesses

California Issues Commercial Regulations For Cannabis Businesses

By Rick Schettino NOV 21, 2017 In anticipation of the January 1st “green rush” bonanza of California officially adopting adult recreational use of marijuana, the California Bureau of Cannabis Control has issued 278 pages of rules and regulations governing its sale. In a November 16 release, the bureau announced its guidelines that will combine medicinal sales and recreational sales under one […]

November 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
New Research Suggests Cannabis Could Help Heart Failure Patients

New Research Suggests Cannabis Could Help Heart Failure Patients

Doctors expected that cannabis use would pose a risk for heart failure patients, but found that the opposite was true. They also found that cannabis users were less likely to die in the hospital. A research team has made the discovery that cannabis may have benefits for those suffering from heart problems. At a recent meeting of the American Heart Association’s […]

November 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
California Group Recommends State-Run Bank and Armored Cars To Solve Cannabis Banking Crisis

California Group Recommends State-Run Bank and Armored Cars To Solve Cannabis Banking Crisis

In an effort to help California’s marijuana businesses to enter the financial mainstream, California Treasurer John Chiang is calling for the state to study the idea of creating a state-run bank. This is one of several recommendations made by Chiang’s after a year of studying the matter. Chiang said he and the state attorney general’s office will start such a study soon. […]

November 16, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article