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Tuesday , 15 August 2017

MJ Stock News

Cannabis Research Leaders Just Combined Forces To Get Investors Talking

Giadha Aguirre DeCarcer saw the data powering big-money decisions to back private companies or consider public buyouts and wondered why there no one was doing the same for the legal cannabis industry. The one-time investment banker and consultant began attending the sector’s budding event circuit, pitching a Bloomberg for cannabis data. Her Washington D.C.-based startup, New Frontier Financial, began to publish reports ... Read More »

Cannabis Fund Lures Employees From DEA, Amazon in Expansion Push

To understand how to make money from cannabis, one could do worse than ask the DEA. Privateer Holdings Inc., an investor in legal cannabis startups, hired two former Drug Enforcement Administration employees to its 225-strong staff to help it tackle regulatory hurdles as the drug increasingly gains legal status, Chief Executive Officer Brendan Kennedy said at Dublin’s Web Summit on ... Read More »

Private Equities Feeling Out Growth of the Cannabis Industry

Private equity is like the concert-goer at a Grateful Dead show years ago: Suddenly gripped with a curiosity about what that dude a couple seats over is smoking. “I get phone calls from brand-name PE firms,” David Dinenberg, chief executive of Kind Financial, whose firm provides financial services technology to the cannabis industry, said in an interview. “They’re curious about ... Read More »

22nd Century Announces New Cannabis Research Collaboration with Anandia Labs

22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT: XXII), a leader in tobacco harm reduction, announced today an important new initiative in plant biotechnology: 22nd Century has entered into a new cannabis research collaboration with strategic partner Anandia Laboratories, Inc. (Anandia), based in Vancouver, Canada. As a part of this research collaboration, Anandia will develop and grow cannabis strains that express highly ... Read More »

New Medical Marijuana Law Rankles Top Cannabis Industry Investor

California lawmakers quietly passed Friday the state’s most significant medical-marijuana legislation in almost two decades, but some leaders in the space worry that the law’s good intentions could get lost in the weeds. Paving the way for what supporters say is a much-needed regulatory framework for the state’s multibillion-dollar medical-cannabis industry, the California Senate and Assembly voted to approve the ... Read More »

Israel Could Grow Into A Global Cannabis Startup Superpower

Known for its dynamic tech startups, agricultural innovations, and security solutions, Israel could soon add cannabis powerhouse to the list, thanks to domestic efforts to decriminalize the drug… and a push to use it as a medical export. Israel is already a leading global player in clinical testing and Israeli growers have been leveraging those clinical trials to produce new strains for decades. These ... Read More »

MassRoots Applies to be First Cannabis Company on Nasdaq

Marijuana social networking app MassRoots announced Monday that it has applied to be listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market. If accepted, the company would be the first cannabis technology firm on the exchange. MassRoots Applies to be First Cannabis Company on Nasdaq The Denver-based company MSRT, +2.21%  , founded in April 2013, has been listed on the OTC Markets Group’s ... Read More »

Uruguay’s Boom Highlights the Dawn of International Cannabis Industry

As Green Technology Solutions, Inc. GTSO, -18.79% preps new product offerings to service the rising cannabis industry in the United States, ancillary business is now exploding in Uruguay, the South American nation that legalized cannabis in 2013. Some experts are calling Uruguay’s reforms the dawn of a new, international cannabis industry. Uruguay’s Boom Highlights the Dawn of International Cannabis Industry ... Read More »

GTSO: Popularity of Cannabis Edibles Continues to Rise

Across the country, the market for cannabis edibles is booming—but some consumers and regulators still have concerns about the THC-infused foods. Green Technology Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: GTSO) is working to deliver superior new edibles products that are more reliable and delicious than ever before. “Edibles are such a new industry that a great deal of innovation is yet to come” ... Read More »

Cannabis Credit Union a No Go

Besides hollow gestures by the federal government that said they are willing to let the banking industry to work with business in the marijuana industry, not long ago a denial of a Colorado credit union by the nation’s centralized banking operation implies a different behavior altogether. Cannabis Credit Union a No Go The Fourth Corner Credit Union in Denver applied ... Read More »

The State of Cannabis Science Inc

Cannabis Science Inc (OTCMKTS:CBIS) has been moving up steadily off $0.02 lows on accelerating volume. CBIS takes advantage of its unique understanding of metabolic processes to provide novel treatment approaches to a number of illnesses for which current treatments and understanding remain unsatisfactory. Cannabinoids have an extensive history dating back thousands of years, and currently, there are a growing number of ... Read More »

How to Safely and Legally Invest in Cannabis Companies

Score one for the stoners: The pot industry is poised to be gigantic as more states embrace legalization. And, if you want to get in on the ground floor, several advocates say now is the right time to bet big on marijuana. “Overall public opinion of marijuana has changed,” said Dan Humiston, president of the International Cannabis Association. “The stance ... Read More »