Cannabis

Canopy Growth Corp has earned its high share price, this advisor says

Nicole Marchand Legal weed is almost here, which means that Canada’s pot companies can get ready to harvest those crops and start stocking shelves. And none are expected to make a bigger splash than Canopy Growth Corp (TSX:WEED, NYSE:CGC), whose leadership in the space is indisputable, says Nic ...

The Stupidest Thing Bill Blair Has Ever Said

With the Cannabis Act passed and moving toward Royal Assent, the prospect of legalization has never been closer. But, just like in Colorado, there will still be a black market for cannabis. In fact, our black market is likely to be larger than Colorado’s since we’re legalizing in a very strict, ...

Invictus MD has a 125 per cent upside, Echelon Wealth says

A new export deal for licensed cannabis producer Invictus MD Strategies Corp (TSXV:GENE) gets the approval of Echelon Wealth Partners analyst Russell Stanley, who says that at a 61 per cent discount to its closest peers, Invictus is a “Speculative Buy.” On Tuesday, Invictus announced that it h ...

UK Epilepsy Patient Given Permission to Use Cannabis Oil

If anyone needs additional proof that cannabis oil has the power to control the dangerous seizures often experienced by epilepsy patients, they should look no further than the tumultuous tale of 12-year-old Billy Caldwell. The youngster from Northern Ireland, who suffers from a severe case of epile ...

Cannabis Act back in the Senate after 13 of its amendments rejected by House of Commons

On June 18th, the House of Commons voted, 205-82, to reject 13 of the Senate’s amendments. Now, the Cannabis Act is back in the Senate and it has a big decision to make. Will the unelected Senate dig in its heels and fight the will of the elected House of Commons or acquiesce and allow […] The ...

CBC Comedy sketch hilariously mocks government weed dispensaries

This short sketch from CBC Comedy perfectly highlights the absurdity of the government running a cannabis retail monopoly with no experience and minimal knowledge of the product they’re supposed to be selling, especially when dispensaries have been doing it for years! As the tagline states, “Th ...

Top Cannabis Strains of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

The most popular international sporting event is back, and we’ve got the strains that many cannabis-producing nations will be representing on their quest to win it all at the 2018 FIFA World Cup final in Moscow next month. For most of the planet, nothing brings people together like a game of foot ...

TrackX and Trakopolis are two Canadian IoT companies to watch, Haywood Securities says

As the market for connected technology continues to evolve, companies in the Internet of Things sector are seeing their growth opportunities multiply, including two emerging Canadian businesses that analyst Pardeep Sangha of Haywood Securities has added to his watchlist of tech companies: TrackX Ho ...

Central banks take centre stage

Central banks took centre stage last week, with a trifecta of major central bank meetings. The clear theme was that most major banks are at least taking small steps toward monetary policy normalization. However, the central banks that are tightening may be caught by surprise if the trade situation ...

How Vermont Became the First State to Legalize Cannabis Through the Legislature

While cannabis legalization is often cited as one of the fastest moving policy changes in American politics, one state has been taking the slow and steady approach for nearly two decades. Vermont notched its most recent victory in January, becoming the first state to legalize cannabis for adult use ...