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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Securities Regulators Give Warning To Investors About Medical Pot Plays

Medical marijuana may not be an investment high, say Canadian securities regulators. Its important to do your research, said Tanya Wiltshire of the Nova Scotia Securities Commission in an interview Tuesday. Do your due diligence. Canadian Securities Administrators, the council of Canadian securities regulators, issued a warning... more →
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Canada Securities Watchdog Gives Warning About Medical Pot Scams

Canada’s securities watchdog warned Monday against dud medical marijuana investments, saying stock prices of several shell companies have soared after simply announcing their “intention” to grow and sell pot. This follows a new government scheme starting on April 1 that banned home cultivation of medical marijuana... more →
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