Canada Celebrates Cannabis Legalization – October 17, 2018

In a historic first for a major industrial economy, today Canada officially launched its nationwide legalization of cannabis. Prime Minster, Justin Trudeau, called for the legalization of cannabis in Canada earlier this year to protect children and strip power from drug cartels. Of course the secondary benefit of massive tax revenue and cost-savings from cannabis decriminalization will go a long way to boosting the coffers of the Canadian government. Coast to Coast From New Brunswick to British Columbia, pro-cannabis Canadians took to the streets to celebrate the development. Hundreds of now-legal dispensaries opened their doors to recreational cannabis consumers beginning…

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Cannabis 101 – A Beginner’s Guide

Below is a very topline overview of our version of Cannabis 101. Cannabis for beginners if you will. It is intended to provide a 10,000 foot view of the cannabis plant, some history, its uses, its terminology and its impact on trade as the cannabis industry rapidly grows and advances its footprint in both medical and recreational applications and markets.   First Off, Call it Cannabis The dubious slang terms for Cannabis are obvious: weed, pot, bud, chronic…the list is endless. Its common name, marijuana, itself has a checkered history, when anti-cannabis, racist propaganda from early 1900s aligned the plant…

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Jim Cramer Shares His Thoughts on Cannabis Investing

Wall Street analyst, Jim Cramer, founder of The Street, speaks on the future of Cannabis RE: investing (starts at 2:50). Cramer has long been an advocate of the free market, and typically focuses on mainstream industries and companies. So it's quite interesting to hear his perspective on Cannabis stocks and ETFs and what may occur in the future! Of note is Cramer's focus on organic strains of cannabis and his belief that consumers will favor products that, like produce in the grocery store, are certified organic and free of chemicals. Must watch!

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Ten Reasons To Join the Cannabis Industry

  The Cannabis Industry is the place to be, and the hiring boom is on. It's cool, it's cache, it's legal, and it's growing like gangbusters. With projected revenues in the 10s of billions and growth rates in hundreds of percentage points, the industry is considered as the next great gold rush. Supported by states rapidly legalizing medicinal and, increasingly, recreational use, and the Federal Govt under increasing pressure to remove it from Schedule 1, all indications are that Cannabis will be 100% ready for primetime in just a few years. So if you're thinking about hopping on the train…

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