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How Are These Pot Stocks Different From the Rest?

The new year has already brought with it some exciting news for marijuana stocks. With the public perception of cannabis showing more positivity than ever before. It seems as though this new year could be a real game-changer for the cannabis industry. This, however, is dependent on some factors that could occur in the near future.One of the more im

2 Marijuana Stock With High Expectations

Expectations are a difficult factor to contend with amongst marijuana stocks as the industry continuously goes up and down. With so much volatility in the cannabis industry, it seems as though finding a proper pot stock to watch can be a challenge. Especially for those without the right knowledge of what to look for. When it comes to investing in c

Why medical marijuana research can’t get off the ground

“They can’t conduct cannabis research until they show cannabis has a medical use, but they can’t show cannabis has a medical use until they can conduct research,” said Rep. Anna Eshoo D-Calif.Original linkOriginal author: Marijuana News

Decision day: Missouri begins licensing medical marijuana dispensaries

Missouri officials on Thursday began notifying hundreds of business hopefuls whether they would receive a license to sell medical marijuana.The Department of Health and Senior Services plans to license 192 dispensaries statewide — 24 in each of the state’s congressional districts — to sell marijuana legally to Missourians with a valid medical marij

Beleave Inc. (BLEVF) Announces Consulting Agreement with Shaxon Enterprises

Beleave Announces Consulting Agreement with Shaxon EnterprisesBeleave Inc. (CSE: BE) (OTCQX: BLEVF) (“Beleave” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a consulting agreement (the “Agreement”) with Shaxon Enterprises Ltd. (“Shaxon” or the “Consultant”), with respect to Shaxon providing consulting services to the Company, ef
Aphria Inc. Enters Into Agreement to Receive $100 Million Strategic Investment from Institutional Investor Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company“) (TSX: APHA and NYSE: APHA) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to accept a strategic investment from an institutional investor (the “Significant Investor”), pursuant to which the Signif
A new study has highlighted the effectiveness of cannabinoid compounds found in cannabis for pain relief in women suffering with endometriosis, leading to a clinical trial launching in Spain.Endometriosis is a painful condition where the lining of the uterus grows on other parts of the organ such as the fallopian tubes. The new study, published in
Christian Carlsen, Business Director of NNE, showcases the diverse Danish ecosystem and explains how NNE is striving to accomplish its mission of adding value to the medical cannabis industry.Denmark proudly supports its healthcare services, showcasing a long history of life science, further coupled with valuable experience in agriculture and horti
Innovative Industrial Properties Prices Public Offering of 2,967,799 Shares of Common StockInnovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: IIPR) announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 2,967,799 shares of its common stock at $73.25 per share for gross proceeds of approximately $217.4 million. The offering is
CBD Unlimited to Unveil New Products at ECRM 2020  CBD Unlimited, Inc. (EDXC), formerly known as Endexx Corporation, a provider of innovative phytonutrient-based nutritional and wellness products, is pleased to announce it will showcase its new CBD product suite at the upcoming ECRM Hemp/ CBD and Beauty Care Program taking place on January 27-30, 2
As the end of January, approaches we are seeing that marijuana stocks are showing a bit more promise. With the new year underway, it seems as though there is a lot to look forward to. With 2019 ending on a slightly higher note than the rest of the year, many are waiting for pot stocks to begin a climb toward the future. 2019 was quite a tough year
1933 Industries Augments Board of Directors with the Addition of Senior CPG Executives Lisa Capparelli and Mark Baynes and Announces Terry Taouss as new Chairman of the Board 1933 Industries Inc. (the “Company” or “1933 Industries”) (TGIF.CN) (TGIFF), a vertically-integrated and growth-orientated cannabis consumer packaged goods company, is pleased
Innovative Industrial Properties Announces Public Offering of 2,000,000 Shares of Common StockInnovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: IIPR) announced today that it has commenced a public offering of 2,000,000 shares of its common stock. The Company expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an addition
U.S. pot stocks have been considered to be the gold standard for some investors. While Canada has been dealing with its own issues regarding cannabis. Many American investors have decided to invest in the various statewide markets in the country. Currently, there are 33 states that have legalized cannabis in some form or another. In addition to thi
American Premium Water Corp (OTC: HIPH) to Launch 20mg Flavored CBD Water at Super Bowl LIV Festivities in MiamiAmerican Premium Water Corporation (HIPH) (“the Company”) announces that it will be launching its new flavored CBD infused water during Super Bowl LIV week festivities supporting LALPINA brand ambassador and former NFL player Jack Brewer’
Sicilian cannabis patients may be celebrating after news dropped yesterday that the region’s medical marijuana supplies would be free to certain qualified program participants. Sicily’s top health administrator Ruggero Razza signed a decree that patients with chronic or neuropathic pain, cerebral palsy, or multiple sclerosis will qualify for the go
The Minnesota Health Department says it's taking steps to improve oversight of the state's medical marijuana program.That's after an audit found multiple failures.The Office of the Legislative Auditor issued a report this month saying, among other things, the health department had poor record-keeping for parent and guardian eligibility. It also sai
MDMA, commonly called ecstasy, is on the way. It’s just going to take some time.The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) noted that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its request to grant expanded access to the psychedelic drug more commonly associated with music festivals and raves than doctors’ office
Cronos Group Inc. CEO, Mike Gorenstein, to Speak at the 23rd Annual CIBC Western Institutional Investor ConferenceCronos Group Inc. (“Cronos Group” or the “Company”), an innovative global cannabinoid company, today announced that Mike Gorenstein, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak at the 23rd Annual CIBC Western Institution
A new ‘roadmap for doctors’ has been published to help doctors in the UK become medical cannabis prescribers.Today the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society has published an independent step-by-step guide for doctors who want to become medical cannabis prescribers to help their patients living with chronic health conditions.Original linkOriginal auth
There remains no known association between heart disease and marijuana consumption, but patients should know the possible risks.After smoking marijuana, users commonly describe the effects as sedative or relaxing. It places them in a calmer mood and allows the brain to turn off for a little while. But the same can’t be said for the heart. Though mo
When looking for marijuana stocks to buy, there are quite a few options to choose from. These options present themselves in various areas of the industry that all offer alternative pros and cons. A key aspect of pot stocks is the pure-play growers. These companies often have the largest market caps and are considered to be the top marijuana stocks
Emily* is an up and coming professional in the east coast, living with an invisible chronic illness that not only causes pain, but makes working 40 hours a week nearly impossible. The solution that Emily believes has saved her career, comes in the form of a vaping “pen” and THC. Living in a state without medical marijuana access, Emily feels torn.O
The current state of marijuana stocks seems to be one with a large amount of uncertainty. This great uncertainty is characterized by rampant price swings and a large influx of news swarming the cannabis industry. But like any young market, it seems as though it just a matter of time before we see some greater stability pull into the industry. The k
AgraFlora Organics Receives Controlled Drug License in UK AgraFlora Organics International Inc.  (“AgraFlora” or the “Company”) (CSE: AGRA) (PU31.F) (OTCPK: AGFAF), a growth oriented and diversified international cannabis company, is pleased to announce that Farmako GmbH (“Farmako”), through its wholly owned subsidiary Farmako Limited has received
1933 Industries Provides an Update on its Nevada Hemp Processing Facility1933 Industries Inc. (the “Company” or “1933 Industries”) (CSE: TGIF) (OTCQX: TGIFF), a vertically-integrated and growth-orientated cannabis consumer packaged goods company, is pleased to provide a progress update regarding its hemp processing facility (“Lab”).Phase 1The Compa
For anyone who watches marijuana stocks, surely could name the top five pot stocks with no issues. These companies have cemented the idea of what it means to be a modern-day cannabis company. With this, they have also run into quite a bit of trouble. This trouble presents itself in the form of continuous legislative issues, supply worries and more.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) included marijuana legalization in his budget proposal on Tuesday, setting the stage for another reform push in the legislature as the 2020 session gets underway.The move comes as a new poll shows that voter support for ending cannabis prohibition is at its highest level ever in the state.While Cuomo put a similar pla
TETRA BIO-PHARMA – PRESS RELEASE CORRECTIONTetra Bio-Pharma Inc.(TSXV:TBP) (“Tetra” or “TBP”) announces a correction to its press release entitled “TETRA BIO-PHARMA ANNOUNCES $10.0 MILLION BOUGHT DEAL OFFERING” issued today (the “Initial Press Release“).The Initial Press Release incorrectly stated that the Offering, as defined therein, will be comp
While uniqueness is hard to come by amongst pot stocks, it seems as though there are a few shining examples of what a cannabis company can look like. Currently, we see a large number of marijuana stocks that all basically function in the same way. Most of the largest marijuana companies in the industry are cannabis cultivators. For this reason, the
A new study that tackles the relationship between cannabis, sleep and chronic pain revealed that frequent marijuana use may lead to more difficulties falling and staying asleep.Published in The BMJ journal, the study looked at the sleep patterns of 128 people with chronic pain aged 50 and older, 66 of whom use medical marijuana and 62 that don’t.Th
In the United States, stress is one of the most common mental health problems. In 2017, more than 77 percent of American citizens reported feeling stressed on a regular basis, and a third said they were living with extreme stress every day. Unfortunately, the future outlook isn’t much better, nearly half the nation said they believed their stress h
There’s a lot of activity on the Australian cannabusiness scene, but what is happening at the patient end of things? Statistics from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) indicate significant growth in approvals, but it wouldn’t even be touching the sides of potential demand.Below are the numbers of approvals for unapproved products during 201
The federal Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is putting out a call for research on marijuana’s impact on migraines.Original linkOriginal author: Marijuana News
Medical Cannabis Network spoke to the first patient in Australia to receive a medical cannabis prescription, Jason Jordan, about his experience with cannabis and multiple sclerosis.In the UK cannabis oil was approved last year by NICE for two conditions – epilepsy and multiple sclerosis. In Australia a multiple sclerosis patient, Jason Jordan, was
While the month of January has brought with it a newfound sense of stability amongst marijuana stocks, it seems as though February could bee an even better one. There are still many issues with the industry which makes this a difficult call, but these issues are well on their way to being solved. Some of those issues include supply worries in Canad
Judy Schmeling Appointed as Chair of the Canopy Growth Board of Directors and Jim Sabia Appointed to the BoardCanopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) is pleased to announce that Judy Schmeling has been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors and Jim Sabia has been appointed in principle as a member of
Aphria Inc. Receives EU GMP Certification for Aphria One Facility  Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company“) (TSX: APHA and NYSE: APHA) today announced that it has received its European Union Good Manufacturing Practices (“EU GMP“) certification as an active substance manufacturer in accordance with Art.111 of Directive 2001/83 EC from the Malta Medi
HEXO Corp. Closes US$20.0 Million Registered Direct OfferingHEXO Corp. (“HEXO” or the “Company”) (TSX: HEXO; NYSE: HEXO) today announced it has closed its previously announced registered direct offering with institutional investors (the “Offering”). Under the Offering, the Company sold 11,976,048 common shares at an offering price of US$1.67 per sh
With 11 states and the District of Columbia now legalizing recreational marijuana, and 33 states legalizing other forms, the slogan “this Bud’s for you” may take on a completely new meaning, as beer providers expand into the cannabis market.The alcohol industry has seen sales dropping since 2006, as much as 15%, in states where cannabis has been le
In the past year, we have seen a large number of ups and downs amongst pot stocks. Much of this is due to the common looming sentiment of uncertainty in the cannabis industry, but the other part is due to how young marijuana stocks are as a whole. In the past month, we have seen many of the most beaten-down pot stocks, begin to climb back up in val
With a myriad of competition filling marijuana stocks with a drive like no other. How far are these companies willing to go to see success in the industry? Well for starters, one of the most prominent ways of getting ahead is to flood the market with capital for new projects. Many pot stocks in the market have decided to spend a large amount of the
There are various traditional treatment options that help combat obesity, however, cannabis and different cannabinoids like CBD and THCV have shown to be very useful in helping treat obesity and its symptoms.Original linkOriginal author: Marijuana News
While profitability and the stableness of marijuana stocks are one of the main concerns in the industry, it seems as though several companies have defied these odds. This comes at a time when we have seen some large daily gains from some of the biggest losers of the past year. Many of the companies posting these big gains, lost the majority of thei
Changes in state laws could usher in even more confusion for law enforcement and escalate the pressure on Congress to act.More than 40 U.S. states could allow some form of legal marijuana by the end of 2020, including deep red Mississippi and South Dakota — and they’re doing it with the help of some conservatives.State lawmakers are teeing up their
Welcome to the wild west of weed.Eighteen months after Oklahoma voters approved medical marijuana, the state is awash in cannabis retail shops. One in 13 adult Oklahomans has a patient card. With no qualifying medical conditions required, patients are finding it easy to get approval, with consultations sometimes just a video call away.A price war h
The doctor-dope drought has broken.Last year, news outlets reported that medicinal cannabis was “pretty much inaccessible”.In May, The New Daily reported on a study that found few Australian doctors had the confidence and knowledge to prescribe the drug.But new figures from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) show medical cannabis prescripti
A pot shortage that has marred the rollout of recreational weed sales in Illinois is also affecting the state’s medical marijuana program — despite promises from state lawmakers and protections built into the law — leading some to question why more wasn’t done to ensure patients could continue to get the marijuana they need to treat their condition
High Times announced it will open two flagship retail stores offering cannabis under dispensary licenses, giving the strongest brand in the marijuana industry a new engine of growth as it prepares for a public listing.Formally known as Hightimes Holding Corp., the owner of the eponymous magazine and operator of Cannabis Cup events has signed bindin
The Lone Star State. A place of vast open plains and some of the best barbecue in the world. But, recent news has shown that the smoke may not just be coming from barbecues anymore. Currently, marijuana laws in the state are quite strict. The state has passed some laws for the legalization of hemp and hemp-derived products. But, this has not meant
Thanks to the 2018 farm bill and increased awareness of the benefits of using cannabis and hemp, this plant is once again being grown on a national scale. One of the most important aspects of this is of course, the rapid rise of public interest in various cannabinoids.Although CBD and THC lead the way when it comes to cannabis research, another com
A year after Joan Caleodis became the first person in Ohio to purchase state-sanctioned medical marijuana, she said she remains mostly satisfied with the program but looks forward to a day when prices for cannabis products drop.Caleodis, 56, of Martins Ferry in southeast Ohio, said she spends around $300 a month at local dispensaries to buy patches
Doctors working for The Medical Cannabis Clinics are now breaking the mould to allow qualifying patients access to cannabis across the country with more clinic sites set to open in the coming months.The Medical Cannabis Clinics, recently CQC registered, is the UK’s largest and fastest growing chain of private cannabis clinics, with doctors now oper
Submissions for an Australian Senate inquiry into current patient access barriers to medicinal cannabis close today.Announced in November 2019, the wide-ranging inquiry is delving into issues including the appropriateness of the current regulatory regime, delays in accessing products and will also examine international best practice models for pati
Marijuana won’t make cancer disappear, but it can make living with it much more bearable. Doctors need to start asking the right questions.Cancer is something most of us don’t like to think about, but it’s also something the vast majority of us are going to have to face sooner or later.Because North Americans are generally living longer, it’s estim