Investing Legal Cannabis

Investing Legal Cannabis

Investing Legal Cannabis provides three perspectives from highly regarded investment advisors on individual investment in the legal cannabis market. While we have spent extensive time focused on direct involvement and investment in cannabis businesses, these articles focus on cannabis-related investment opportunities in the public and private placement markets. We are NOT offering investment advice, or even a recommendation, rather we are sharing the information to provide everyone with additional perspective.

Is It Time to Invest in Marijuana Stocks? -Two perspectives on investing in the fast-growing — and risky — cannabis industry.

There’s a bigger buzz about the marijuana industry than ever before. Thanks to a recent vote in Oklahoma, 30 states now have laws in place that broadly allow the legal use of medical marijuana. Nine states plus the District of Columbia have legalized recreational marijuana, with Michigan potentially joining their ranks pending a vote on the issue in November. That’s just looking at home in the United States; Canada’s recreational marijuana market opens nationwide in October. Germany, the largest economy in Europe, has an expanding medical cannabis market. Other countries across the world are relaxing laws to allow the legal use of medical marijuana. With the rapidly changing landscape seemingly pointing toward continued growth in the marijuana industry, is it time to invest in marijuana stocks? We asked two of The Motley Fool’s contributors who regularly cover the cannabis industry to address this topic. Here’s what they had to say. [Continue Reading Here]

Investing in Marijuana? 20 Things You Need to Know – Understanding the ins and outs of the cannabis industry is imperative if you want to make money as an investor.

With the exception of bitcoin, there probably isn’t an investment topic that’s been covered more extensively in recent years than marijuana stocks. It’s not hard to see why, either. Since the beginning of 2016, quite a few of the largest pot stocks by market cap have gained in excess of 1,000%. By comparison, stocks have historically gained about 7% annually, inclusive of dividend reinvestment and when adjusted for inflation. In short, marijuana stocks are leaving their publicly traded peers in the dust. However, investing in marijuana isn’t as simple as it sounds. There are a lot of things that current and prospective investors need to be aware of if they hope to turn a profit. Below, you’ll find a list of 20 things you should know prior to putting your money to work in the cannabis space.[Continue Reading Here]

How to Invest in Cannabis – In Its Many Forms – As cannabis becomes more and more legal, investors have started to wonder what that means for them.

When states and countries legalize cannabis, new businesses appear out of nowhere. California legalized recreational marijuana at the very beginning of 2018. Within two weeks, two dozen Los Angeles businesses got approval to sell recreational products. The cannabis industry grows very quickly. Dispensaries keep getting a license to sell recreational weed products, necessitating more products from more businesses. It’s a growing industry, and people are starting to see that there’s money to be made here. So where does that leave you, the intrigued investor? Well, you have a lot of options. Both directly and indirectly, there are a number of ways you can turn cannabis into one of the more intriguing investments in your portfolio. If you’re wary, you wouldn’t be the only one. None of these are recommendations. Cannabis remains illegal federally, and financial resources are limited. In addition, while the industry expands, the initial stocks haven’t exploded quite the same way. People looking to make an immediate profit probably won’t find it. But if you believe in the potential of cannabis investments and are willing to make long-term investments, here are some of the ways you can do that. [Continue Reading Here]

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