September 2018

Continuing the rebound from 2018 lows in mid-August, the Canadian Cannabis LP Index soared 22.6% in September to 1252.98: The market had reversed course in August after the announcement of the pending C$5 billion investment by Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ) into Canopy Growth (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC), and with legalization in Canada moving closer to the October 17th launch and […]

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(Source: Herb) We review several different ways to invest in the marijuana boom – from recreational, medical, and others that stand to gain as the decriminalization and wider acceptance of the plant and its derivatives become more culturally acceptable. Maybe not CEO-of-Tesla-smoking-pot-on-a-podcast-level-of-acceptance, but it is becoming more mainstream in the USA and Canada. See my […]

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New studies on marijuana are churned out nearly every day, with most of them focusing on novel findings about the plant’s therapeutic potential and the implications of legalization. But cannabis itself isn’t new. Far from it. And a study published this month in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology documents the fascinating evolution of humanity’s relationship with […]

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Lamar Odom is getting into the business of cannabis, which he credits with helping his recovery. The former NBA player is making a strong comeback after the October 2015 incident in a Nevada brothel that landed him in the hospital on life support. Odom, 38, told The Blast that he is launching a line of […]

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Tynia A. Watson Voters in Oklahoma recently decided they want medical marijuana, and now you want to provide goods and services to this new market. But, whether it is growing, processing or dispensing marijuana products, starting a new business comes with various legal concerns and considerations. First, it is important to consider your intellectual property, […]

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Tobacco giant Altria, parent company of Phillip Morris and owner of many popular cigarette brands, is “exploring options” within the cannabis industry, company executives said Wednesday. At the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference in Boston, Billy Gifford, Altria’s vice chairman and chief financial officer, and Murray Garnick, executive vice president and general counsel, fielded several […]

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