A Look At Leading Marijuana Stocks Of 2014

The burst at the beginning of the year came after widespread media coverage of Colorado’s recreational legalization, but along with NASDAQ, the MJ market has recently corrected. Heightened scrutiny by FINRA and the SEC (which has now suspended five cannabis-related stocks) has made the cannabis sector more volitile. With the... more →
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Medical Marijuana Penny Stocks High

The stocks sell on lightly regulated marketplaces, namely the OTCPink, a market place more commonly known as the Pink Sheets, and the OTC Bulletin Board. These marketplaces are not full-fledged exchanges, meaning they lack many of the investor safeguards found at the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq. The dangers of trading in penny... more →
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Say Bye-Bye To Medical Marijuana, Inc.

Marijuana itself is far from new, but publicly traded companies in the cannabis industry are somewhat new. The trend is here, legalization is picking up and the recreational and pharmaceutical use of cannabis is picking up nationally. Capturing this trend as a company could be extremely profitable – and this article is aimed... more →
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Rules Leave Pot Test Labs With Little Oversight In Oregon

The state’s dispensary law and the rules that implement it require pot stores to register with the state and to test marijuana for contaminants and potency before putting it on their shelves. But the law doesn’t require the labs that run those tests to be licensed or regulated by the state. And no state agency oversees... more →
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Marijuana Stocks – Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em

Part of it is because the momentum has faded, and not just because of fears that the stocks are overbought. There have been many revelations over the last few months about how difficult it is to turn a profit for a medical marijuana dispensary or for-profit recreational growing operation. There are also reports about how many banks... more →
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Why Is April 20 A Day To Celebrate Pot?

In an interesting confluence of events, Easter Sunday shares April 20 with what’s come to be known as National Weed Day, when marijuana is smoked and publicly celebrated in parks and plazas nationwide; Wikipedia calls it a “counter-culture holiday” (wonder how long that moniker will hold up as legalization efforts spread) and... more →
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SEC Suspends PHOT, Advises Investor To Sell Pot Stocks While They Still Can

Trading in GrowLife (PHOT) has been suspended by the Securities and Exchange Commission because the regulator is concerned about “questions that have been raised about the accuracy and adequacy of information in the marketplace and potentially manipulative transactions in PHOT’s common stock.” That’s a polite way of saying... more →
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Illinois Potpreneurs Decry Fees

With an Illinois legislative committee expected to take a few months before finalizing the rules, state agencies might be in a position to start taking applications for patients and businesses this fall, Illinois Department of Public Health spokeswoman Melaney Arnold said. Consultants said it will take about three months to grow... more →
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Vida Cannabis Corp. Shakes Hand For US$ 2.5M Equity Financing

Due to significantly higher interest than anticipated, Vida increased the quantum of financing to US$ 2.5 million, which was consented to by investors of this round. This private placement consisted of 10,000,000 common shares at a price of US$ 0.25 per share for total gross receipts of US$ 2.5 million, bringing the total number... more →
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Best Stocks To Buy These Days Include Medical Marijuana Stocks

One taps into the $160 billion cloud computing industry and Big Data at the same time. Another is from the booming cannabis market, which is now estimated to have “grown” to $2.57 billion in the United States. Yet another is a discounted buy in the social media industry – an exciting sector where multi-billion... more →
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