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Why marijuana ETF is on a high in 2019

After being beaten down in the final quarter of 2018, pot stocks staged a nice comeback at the start of this year on the renewed appeal for riskier assets.

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17
Jan

WeedMD moving with evolving cannabis industry, says Eight Capital, rating shares a Buy

Recent initiatives have shown that cannabis group WeedMD Inc (CVE:WMD) (OTCMKTS:WDDMF) is keeping up with changes as the marijuana industry evolves.

That's the view of broker Eight Capital, which rates the shares a Buy and has a target of $4.50, compared with the current price of $1.63. On Tuesday, WeedMD said it had become the first licensed producer in the world to include a cannabis strain authenticity and tracking platform into its sales program.

The firm now has 40 active cannabis strains from its genetics bank that hold the BLOCKStrain Certificate of Authenticity and can be cross-referenced as verifiable strains in BLOCKStrain's database. from genome to sale.

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17
Jan

Ovation Science: CBD stock to watch

Ovation Science Inc.(CSE:OVAT) is a skincare research and development company that provides pharmaceutical-grade topical cannabis products for the medical and recreational global market. Through its patented Invisicare® technology, Ovation develops industry-leading transdermal and topical cannabis products using a licensing/royalty business model.

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17
Jan

OrganiGram stock climbs as OGI breaks ground in the edibles space

OrganiGram stock is climbing today after OrganiGram Holdings (TSXV:OGI) announces its entrance into the cannabis edibles market.

Let’s dig in as this story develops!

OrganiGram Edibles

This morning, OrganiGram announced it has entered into a partnership with Canada’s Smartest Kitchen. Canada’s Smartest Kitchen is a leader in food product development.

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17
Jan

MedMen Stock: Should you be looking at MedMen in 2019?

Investing in the cannabis market in 2019 could be one of the smartest financial decisions you can make. With MedMen stock on investors’ lips, is it worth considering MedMen Enterprises (CSE:MMEN) (OTCQB:MMNFF) for your portfolio this year?

MedMen Stock

Before we get into the nitty-gritty, it’s worth noting that 2019 is considered a transitionary year for cannabis. As such, it is an opportunistic time for investors if they choose the right stocks.

It’s transitionary for two reasons:

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17
Jan

Teen brain volume changes with small amount of cannabis use, study finds

What the increased brain matter volume means is unclear.

"The implication is that this is potentially a outcome of cannabis use", commented senior study author Hugh Garavan, PhD, a University of Vermont (UVM) professor of psychiatry. She is a lecturer at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia.

Dr Orr's research has also shown there is a range of effects within the group of cannabis-using teens, which could be related to cognition and emotion.

"In our sample of cannabis users, the greater volumes in the affected parts of the brain were associated with reductions in psychomotor speed and perceptual reasoning and with increased levels of anxiety two years later", Orr said.

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17
Jan

Is Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB) stock still oversold?

Marijuana stocks are enjoying a new rally and investors who stayed on the sidelines through the downturn at the end of 2018 are wondering which pot stocks might be the best buys right now.

Let’s take a look at Aurora Cannabis (TSX:ACB)(NYSE:ACB) to see if it deserves to be in your portfolio today.

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17
Jan

B.C. Cancer to lead first national cannabis clinical trial for symptom relief

Recruitment for the 48-day trial in 150 patients will begin soon after the expected Health Canada and ethics approval is obtained. Patients in Vancouver, Abbotsford, Prince George, Victoria, Calgary, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Kingston and Toronto will be enrolled in the trial investigating whether cannabis properties reduce cancer-related symptoms including pain, sleep disturbance, anxiety and nausea.

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17
Jan

Why are so many marijuana stocks making this key move?

After seeing struggles in 2018, marijuana stocks are back in the limelight. With new legalization efforts taking place and the evolution of the recreational cannabis market in Canada starting to become clearer, interest in top stocks in the industry has returned. So far in 2019, many cannabis stocks have posted big gains that in some cases have been enough to wipe out their losses last year.

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17
Jan

Whistler Medical Marijuana Corp. sells in deal worth up to $175M

One of the world’s largest cannabis companies has inked a deal worth up to $175 million to acquire Whistler Medical Marijuana Corporation (WMMC), the resort’s first, and so far only licensed cannabis producer.

Edmonton-based Aurora Cannabis announced on Monday, Jan. 14 that it had entered into an all-stock deal, including certain milestone payments, to acquire WMMC.

In a release, Aurora CEO Terry Booth said the deal “adds an iconic, organic certified BC-based brand with exceptional traction and a significant price premium in both the medical and retail markets.”

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