Legal cannabis gained a higher profile recently, after Seattle pot-investment firm Privateer Holdings closed a $75 million funding round. The deal included the first mainstream venture capital involvement in the sector, from Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund. But there’s plenty of other VC interest in legal weed, and it’s likely just the beginning of investor interest […]

Long has been the stigma that marijuana stocks are something to be leery of especially with how many portfolios have been riddled with losses during the midst of the marijuana blitz. Analyzing the industry as a whole and looking back at the first year in history where marijuana has been legal, we can really study […]

Summary All three stocks CBDS, CNAB, and CANV have seen a tremendous upward swing in the past week which certainly justifies giving attention towards the industry. The young companies still have tremendous growth that could be seen through many of their projects such as CBDS’s “Hi” edible that has not yet come out. Their involvement […]

It looks like investors have gotten a serious case of the munchies. During the last two fiscal years, investors spent $104.5 million to gobble up stakes in cannabis and cannabis-related companies, according to research firm CB Insights. In 2014, funding in the industry grew a whopping 941.5 percent. The biggest news in the space hit […]

I never thought I’d see more people invest in marijuana than smoke it. But those investments are exactly what’s about to happen given a recent survey from some of the most influential and social analysts in the BioPharma space. In fact, according to Investing.com and our research, two-thirds (2/3) of the analysts love the potential […]

With pot now legal in two states for the past year,and decriminalized, conditionally legal, or medically prescribed in many more, ganja startups are gaining traction — and the growth potential is huge, if other states legalize. So far this year, pot stocks are up 147%, handily beating the S&P’s more modest gains, according to consulting […]

The frenzy in the cavernous Green Valley Ranch Resort ballroom might have passed for any confab of entrepreneurs pitching their business plans to pokerfaced angel investors — until an organizer took the podium for a public service announcement. Please stop smoking weed out by the parking lot, he implored. Hotel security did not approve. The […]

Update (8/21/14): Bedrocan Set To Go Public On Monday, August 25 Private Health Canada’s medical marijuana license holder, Bedrocan, is expected to go public this month, making the company the second licensed MMJ producer to do so in Canada after Tweed entered the market in early April. Experts are wondering if market leader Tweed will keep its number one […]

The first Kaya Shack opened on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. in Portland, Oregon and commenced sale of marijuana to licensed medical marijuana cardholders in the city. This is the first Kaya Shack marijuana dispensary of a planned national chain.  The Company has targeted adding an additional 4-6 Kaya Shacks in Oregon and […]

The SEC issued a strongly worded investor alert in mid May warning investors about the potential for fraud committed by publicly traded companies in the cannabis sector. The move comes on the heels of the suspension of two more companies for the year, making seven total publicly traded stocks in the vertical the SEC has suspended […]

The NOW Corporation plans to commercialize its unique wind technology by providing power to the rapidly growing cannabis industry, which is facing a growing demand for increasingly more expensive power (especially in urban centers) that can cut into profit margins. With the enormous power needs of growing operations, the company is leveraging its unique exoPOWER wind turbine […]

When Cannabis-Rx bought a 209,000 square foot plant in Florida last month, the real estate investor said it was destined to become one of America’s largest pot “cultivation parks”. And although law makers have said next to nothing about how medical marijuana in the Sunshine State would move from seed to sale, more investors are eager […]

Update (8/5/14): Bedrocan Expected To Begin Trading Mid-August Private Health Canada’s medical marijuana license holder, Bedrocan, is going public. This is the second permitted company to do so after Tweed stomped in to the market in early April. Only 12 companies across Canada currently hold MMPR approval. Bedrocan has one grow facility that is expected […]

Smart Ventures, Inc., a strategic investments growth partner in the cannabis industry, is pleased to announce a $100 million capital raise for investment in private and public medical marijuana companies for their subsidiary, Cannabis Funding Group, Inc. Minimum Investment: $50,000 Investment Type: Equity; Early or Late Stage Companies; Cannabis Industry Investment Only (Medical marijuana retail outlets, […]