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  1. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Stocks Are Destroying Shareholder Value

    The marijuana industry is budding, and investors are really beginning to take notice. According to Cowen & Co., legal marijuana sales in the U.S. have the opportunity to reach $50 billion annually by 2026, with cannabis research firm ArcView projecting compound annual growth of 26% in North...
  2. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Penny Stocks: 4 Reasons They're Extremely Dangerous

    Few if any industries are growing as quickly as legal marijuana, and investors have taken notice. Back in June, a quick look at the largest dozen marijuana stocks at the time showed an average trailing-year return of better than 330%. While this has since tapered off a bit, many marijuana stocks...
  3. Ron Strider

    The Only Marijuana Stock To Rise By More Than 10% Last Week

    The marijuana industry is growing like a weed, and it's been putting smiles on the faces of marijuana stock investors. Of the one dozen largest marijuana stocks by market cap, a vast majority are up over the trailing year, and the average gain of those twelve is well over 100%. In other words...
  4. Ron Strider

    2 Marijuana Stocks That Turned $10,000 Into $125,000 And $300,000, Respectively

    When it comes to top-performing industries, you'd have a tough time surpassing the returns of marijuana stocks. Of the 13 marijuana stocks with a market cap in excess of $200 million, over half have more than doubled in value over the trailing year. Here's why marijuana stock investors are...
  5. Ron Strider

    UK's First Ever Medical Cannabis Conference To Convene October 25-26, 2017 In London

    Innovative researchers and scientists, ag-tech, pharma experts, regulators, investors, and entrepreneurs will share their knowledge about the burgeoning medical cannabis industry at CannaTech UK, Britain's first-ever international Summit for Accelerating Cannabis Innovation. The main event...
  6. Ron Strider

    Pot Entrepreneurs Court Texas Investors In Cannabis 'Green Rush'

    It was California-based Arcview Group's 24th cannabis industry investor pitch forum, and the business plans promised dazzling returns investing in everything from seed and soil to smoke, vapor, edibles and oils. Mason Levy of WeGrow, a Boulder, Colorado-based startup aimed at the home and...
  7. Ron Strider

    What's Next For Marijuana Warehouses

    Does the growing legalization of recreational and medical marijuana represent a pot of gold for industrial real estate? It could, experts say, but only if investors quickly and carefully pounce on opportunities. The industrial real estate frenzy tied to legalized marijuana is subsiding in...
  8. Ron Strider

    Uh-Oh! The Very First Marijuana Stock ETF Is Now In Bear-Market Territory

    You'd be hard-pressed to find an industry that's delivering a faster and more consistent growth rate than marijuana. It's also why investors have been flocking to marijuana stocks, almost blindly, over the past year. In many cases, pot stocks have doubled or tripled in value over the trailing...
  9. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Investors In Awe As California Goes Toe-To-Toe With Trump Administration

    There are very few industries that offer the growth potential of legal marijuana, which is probably why investors have flocked to marijuana stocks over the past year. Many with a market cap of $200 million or more have doubled or tripled in value. At the heart of investors' excitement is a...
  10. Ron Strider

    Florida Court: Medical Marijuana Investor Information Is Public Record

    Information about investors and partners in medical-marijuana businesses is not a trade secret and should be disclosed under Florida's public-records law, an appeals court ruled Friday. A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal rejected arguments by Surterra Florida LLC, Alpha...
  11. Ron Strider

    FL: How Profitable Will Medical-Marijuana shops Be? Very, Says Pitch For Investors

    As differences over pot shop restrictions burned a medical marijuana bill to ashes in Tallahassee, one of Florida's largest legal cannabis operators courted millions of dollars from new investors and touted a lucrative plan to open dozens of storefronts around the state. A private equity...
  12. Ron Strider

    CA: Investors Gather In Huntington Beach To Talk Taxes, Stocks And Marijuana

    Want proof that marijuana is going mainstream? Look no further than a wealth management conference that kicked off Thursday, May 11, at the Hyatt in Huntington Beach. Between discussions on tax strategies and building a real estate portfolio, experts offered tips on investing in cannabis real...
  13. K

    Eight Reasons That Investors Are Backing Cannabis Startups

    What can $3.5 million in funding get you? The top slot as the most venture-capitalist-backed company in the cannabis industry. Last week, Baker, a marketing-automation platform, announced that it had secured a $1.6 million extension to its August 2016 seed round – bringing its total raised...
  14. K

    Wall Street Takes Notice Of Marijuana - Q&A With Cannabis Analyst Vivien Azer

    Vivien Azer, apparently the first cannabis analyst at a mainstream investment bank, is bullish on the marijuana industry. And her confidence in the market is a significant reflection of how Wall Street views cannabis. Azer is an analyst at Cowen & Co., a New York investment bank founded in...
  15. I

    Ohio - Medical Marijuana

    ohio medical marijuana legalization is nothing more then a pacifier, the line up is WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM THE LEGALIZATION-setting high unreasonable standards for the average investors, or operators, etc, they delay for two yrs is a unreasonable amount of time geared for the WALL ST INVESTORS...
  16. K

    Investors Are Piling Into Marijuana Ahead Of Legalization Ballots

    With marijuana legalization measures on the ballot in nine states Tuesday, investment opportunities are attracting money from Wall Street, Silicon Valley and publicly traded companies. Much of the new money is avoiding direct investment in marijuana cultivation and sales, which remain illegal...
  17. K

    Phoenix Mom And Son Pitch Investors On Marijuana-Themed Products On Show

    Phoenix, Arizona - It's called the 'Shark Tank' for Ganja-prenuers. 'The Marijuana Show' is all about pitching weed-inspired ideas to investors, hoping to strike a deal. A Phoenix mom and her son made their debut in season two. Andi and Christopher Martin came to the investors with very...
  18. K

    Silicon Valley Investors Are Finally Getting Marijuana Religion

    When three Colorado marijuana entrepreneurs made a presentation to 40 Silicon Valley investors last year, it was as though they were discussing something dirty. "There was an uncomfortable chuckle in the room, kind of like you're talking about porn," says Fulton Connor, the Sand Hill Angels...
  19. K

    More Than 200 Investors Apply For Ganja Licence

    The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has received over 200 applications from interested investors to date, minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, has disclosed. Speaking in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, Vaz noted that in 2015...
  20. K

    There's A Booming Industry That The Biggest Players On Wall Street Won't Touch

    Wall Street's big money is not ready to dive into the booming cannabis industry. Companies in the legal-pot industry will generate nearly $7 billion in sales this year - a 25% growth rate - according to ArcView Market Research, a group that tracks the market. But the investors with the...