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The 2016 Election Was A Tipping Point For Marijuana Stocks

This summer, Todd Hagopian and Jason Spatafora told us that traditional Biotech companies are looking at Cannabis-based Biotech stocks as buyout candidates. Since then, the four stocks they recommended are up on average 20%, while the S&P 500 is up less than 2%. We welcome them again to discuss the election and the prospects for the Marijuana stock sector. Todd Hagopian and Jason Spatafora say companies developing Cannabis based drugs are takeover candidates (AP Photo/Jennifer Peltz, File) Todd started his Biotech fund at Marketocracy in March, 2011. His returns have averaged 24.94% since then, which compares nicely to the S&P 500’s 11.84% return over the same period. Over the last five and three year periods, he did better than the top U.S....

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Marijuana Prices Fall In 2016 As Growers Flood The Market With Pot

  Wholesale marijuana prices fell from $2,500 to $1,000 per pound in 2016. (HighGradeSnaps/Shutterstock) The falling price of legal marijuana is shaking up the dynamics of the marketplace. “Wholesale marijuana prices declined in 2016 from $2,500 to $1,000 per pound, with some dispensaries offering recreational ounces as low as $65 on CannaSaver.com,” said Brian Shapiro, Chief Executive Officer of CannaSaver. Shapiro said that grow houses flooded the market with cheap marijuana and subsequently drove prices down. Only concentrated cannabis products like oils remained fairly unchanged in pricing. In Washington state, flower prices plunged from $25 a gram in August of 2015 to approximately $6 currently. In Colorado, the price fell from $8 a gram to just under $6 a gram....

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Healthy Leaf CBD

Whoopi Goldberg Uses a Natural Remedy for HEADACHES, CRAMPS, CHRONIC PAIN and Much More that is "legal in all 50 states" By Admin February 24, 2017 | Health Montel Williams- we all know him as the host of his namesake television talk show, The Montel Williams Show. What fewer may know, however, is that since Williams’ 1999 multiple sclerosis diagnosis he’s championed medical marijuana day in and day out. He says he’ll “use cannabis until the day I die,” as it’s the only thing that provides him relief from the near-constant pain his disease forces him to endure. He then goes on to say “Cannabis has allowed me to live a productive, fruitful life despite having multiple sclerosis. Many thousands...

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Akala on everyday racism: what should we do?

  Racism is a business. Its marketing is so successful that even Akala looks sideways at a young black man holding a lot of cash. These racial assumptions lead to 'everyday' racism - daily encounters and micro-agressions. It's time to recognise the relationship between top-down propaganda and the bias that we all carry. URL for Reference: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/video/2015/mar/18/everyday-racism-what-should-we-do

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Global Cannabis Legalization? China is Definitely Waiting For It

China holds hundreds of patents relating to cannabis, which means more profits as cannabis legalization spreads globally.Almost 5,000 years ago, Chinese physicians recommended a tea made from cannabis leaves to treat a wide variety of conditions including gout and malaria. In 2014, as the global market for marijuana experiences an unprecedented boom after being widely legalized, it is China that again appears to have set its eyes on dominating trade in the medicinal plant.China is well placed to exploit the growing cannabis trade with more than half of the patents relating to or involving cannabis originating in China. According to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (Wipo), Chinese firms have filed 309 of the 606 patents relating to the drug. Truth...

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