How Venture Capitalists Can Save the World and Get Rich Doing So

My name is David Malmo-Levine. I’ve been getting high and then thinking of ways to save the world since I was 14 years old. I’m 43 years old now, and I think I’ve just about got the idea down. Before I tell you the plan, a quick introduction. I’m the youngest person to be self-represented at the Supreme Court of Canada.   I... more →
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Treat The Herb Like a Herb

Activists should fight for the right to evaluate cannabis according to herbal standards, not pill standards By David Malmo-Levine According to a recent article from the Huffington Post: “Canada’s first medical marijuana clinical trial has been registered with Health Canada, a milestone that could be the first step toward legitimacy... more →
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House Passes $20B Bill Cutting IRX Tax Enforcement

They include blocking new IRS regulations that could deny tea party groups and others tax-exempt status and block the government of the District of Columbia from financing Medicaid abortions or needle exchange programs. On Wednesday, the House adopted an amendment by Kentucky GOP Rep. Thomas Massie that would limit the District... more →
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Enertopia Makes Progress On Road To Status Of MMP Licensed Producer

Enertopia Corp. (ENRT), an aspiring licensed producer under Canada’s Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (“MMPR”), has been making steady progress towards securing a license since our initial coverage and follow-up coverage detailing its three projects. While the timeline depends largely on Health Canada,... more →
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Businessmen Buzzing Over Medical Marijuana In Florida

One of three marijuana plants growing in the backyard of a 65-year-old retiree from Pompano Beach, Fla. He grows and smokes his own “happy grass” to alleviate pain. Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia now have laws allowing for some form of medical marijuana. Florida appears poised to join the club. Polls... more →
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Avoid Any Penny Stocks At All Costs

And according to the SEC, it can be difficult to accurately price penny stocks. Plus, penny stocks are a playground for crooks. These thieves prey on investors in the following ways: False promises:Fluffy marketing about your product is one thing, but faking contracts or alluding to pending deals that never will transpire are another.... more →
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Canada Watchdogs Say: Marijuana Stocks Pose Investor Risk

In many of these cases, just the announcement of intent to develop a medical marijuana business has resulted in an immediate rise in a company’s stock price, said the CSA, an umbrella group for the country’s provincial and territorial securities regulators. The Montreal-based agency didn’t identify any companies... more →
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CSA Investor Alert: Caution Urged For Those Looking To Invest In Medical Marijuana Stocks

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) is urging investors to be cautious when considering investing in medical marijuana stocks. A significant number of reporting issuers have announced their intention to begin growing and selling medical marijuana, in conjunction with new regulations enacted by the Government of Canada as... more →
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Investors Warned About Doubtful Pot Stocks

There are medical marijuana businesses in Canada that have solid plans to grow and sell medical cannabis. But there appear to be many more with no actual connection to soil-based operations that are nonetheless issuing stock and baiting investors with what might be a risky place to put your cash. That’s the contention of the... more →
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Legal Catch-22s & Supply Shortages Still Hound Legal Reefer Markets

Supply shortage. Even in Colorado and Washington, the two states with legal recreational marijuana, there’s nothing remotely close to a free and open market yet. Indeed, Washington’s on the verge of a legally imposed supply shortage. Reason magazine‘s July 2014 issue discussed Washington’s legal marijuana... more →
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