Marijuana skeptics fear ‘de facto legalization’ in the states
Oct08

Marijuana skeptics fear ‘de facto legalization’ in the states

The Trump administration’s stance, as directed by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, came even as cannabis advocates made inroads across several states. New Jersey is widely expected to legalize cannabis for adult use by the end of the year. State lawmakers in Pennsylvania and New York have kicked off efforts to put recreational use on the books as well. In Connecticut, a recreational use bill made it out of committee for the first time...

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The Demand For New Cannabis Stocks is Heating Up
Oct08

The Demand For New Cannabis Stocks is Heating Up

When it comes to cannabis stocks, the public can’t get enough. After years of challenging access to capital, 2018 has seen a remarkable improvement for U.S. cannabis operators. In the summer, two leading companies went public, MedMen and Green Thumb Industries. Both stocks have performed well, and each of the companies has subsequently priced secondary offerings, raising additional capital to fund acquisitions and capital...

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What is CBD? And why is the cannabis-derived ingredient on the rise for wellness products?
Oct06

What is CBD? And why is the cannabis-derived ingredient on the rise for wellness products?

If you only know three letters associated with cannabis, they’re probably T-H-C. But  there’s another term on the rise: CBD. CBD, one of the more than 100 chemicals in cannabis, is emerging as a popular wellness ingredient. The plant extract, often consumed as an oil under the tongue, is now the featured ingredient in high-end products including coconut oil, body lotion, face serum, olive oil, jam, bath scrub, cold brew...

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What’s The Better Marijuana Stock: HEXO Corp. vs. CannTrust Holdings
Oct06

What’s The Better Marijuana Stock: HEXO Corp. vs. CannTrust Holdings

Which stock wins in a one-on-one matchup between these two fast-growing Canadian marijuana producers? Everything has looked up for HEXO Corp. (NASDAQOTH:HYYDF) so far this year. Its stock has soared nearly 80%, making HEXO one of the best-performing Canadian marijuana stocks. Things haven’t been too shabby for CannTrust Holdings (NASDAQOTH:CNTTF), either. Its stock is up more than 30%.But which of these marijuana stocks is the...

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With marijuana legal, California flooded with dubious health claims about the drug
Jul09

With marijuana legal, California flooded with dubious health claims about the drug

Spend a few minutes surfing Twitter and you’re likely to encounter a startling claim that comes without proof:Cannabis cures cancer. The online world is awash with such posts, startling scientists and physicians who are urging weed’s proselytizers to tap the brakes. “We know that a component in cannabis — CBD — might be useful in treating cancer,” said Dr. Joseph A. Califano III, director of the Head and Neck Cancer Center at UC San...

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