Marijuana Stocks & Public Companies

Marijuana Business Stock Ticker

Chris Walsh  | April 30, 2015
More than 100 marijuana stocks are currently listed on NASDAQ. Click to see our chart of the most relevant ones.

Cannabis Social Network Clears First Hurdle to Nasdaq Listing

Omar Sacirbey  | November 5, 2015

By Omar Sacirbey

A fast-growing social network for marijuana users is entering a key phase in its quest to get listed on the Nasdaq, which would mark a groundbreaking development for the cannabis industry and MJ stocks at large.

Going Public Comes With Unexpected Potholes, Pitfalls for Cannabis Entrepreneurs

John Schroyer  | October 15, 2015

By John Schroyer

Taking a marijuana company public is often viewed as a great exit strategy, usually by entrepreneurs who are dreaming of a big payout.

It can also be a quick route to disaster, however, especially in situations involving a reverse merger – the most common method of going public in the marijuana space.

Founder of Prominent Cannabis Lab Forced Out

John Schroyer  | October 5, 2015

Genifer Murray, a longtime staple of Colorado’s marijuana industry, was recently forced out of her position as CEO and director of CannLabs, a company she founded in 2010.

According to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, there was an acrimonious split between Murray and the board of directors.

CannLabs, a publicly traded …

Marijuana Social Networking Site Applies for Nasdaq Listing

John Schroyer  | September 1, 2015

In another sign that the cannabis industry is moving towards the mainstream, the popular marijuana-focused social networking site MassRoots announced on Monday that it has applied for its stock to be listed on the Nasdaq.

If approved, it would become the first marijuana-related technology company to trade on the Nasdaq Capital Market and could pave …

Chart of the Week: Marijuana Stock Volatility Underscores Uncertainty, Industry’s Challenges

Becky Olson  | July 20, 2015

By Becky Olson

Marijuana stocks are a wild bunch.

One moment they’re soaring to the stratosphere, the next they’re plummeting back to earth and on life support…then they’re hitting new highs again.

The volatility highlights uncertainty about the industry’s future and publicly traded cannabis companies in general, as well as the fact that most cannabis-related …

Week in Review: Final Conference News, Symbolic MMJ Victory in TX + MA Licensing Overhaul

John Schroyer  | May 22, 2015

By John Schroyer, Becky Olson and Tony C. Dreibus

Final highlights from the Spring Marijuana Business Conference and Expo, the Texas Legislature passes a (possibly entirely) symbolic victory for medical cannabis advocates, and Massachusetts, embattled by licensing lawsuits, announces big changes in its MMJ licensing application process.

Here’s a closer look at notable …

Large Banks Say Cannabis Business Risks Still Outweigh Benefits

Tony C. Dreibus  | May 12, 2015

The nation’s largest banks aren’t willing to work with cannabis businesses because the risks of working with a product that’s federally prohibited outweigh any benefits, executives with the financial institutions told Bloomberg.

Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, KeyCorp and Wells Fargo all said they won’t consider working with marijuana companies because it’s still federally illegal …

Report: Investors in MJ Stocks Younger, Have Less Capital

Tony C. Dreibus  | May 8, 2015

Investors in marijuana stocks are younger and more likely to be from big states such as California and New York, but they tend to have less money to put into publicly traded companies, according to a report by stock tracker SigFig.

Marijuana stock investors have, on average, less than $100,000 in liquid assets …

Tesla Battery Could Help Cannabis Growers Cut Energy Use

Tony C. Dreibus  | May 4, 2015

Marijuana cultivators can possibly benefit from the recently released Tesla battery, which could help growers cut energy costs and save thousands of dollars in lost income in the event of a power outage.

The Tesla battery – called the Powerwall – stores electricity generated from solar panels and when utility rates are low. …

Marijuana Business Stock Ticker

Chris Walsh  | April 30, 2015
More than 100 marijuana stocks are currently listed on NASDAQ. Click to see our chart of the most relevant ones.

Public Cannabis Company Resumes Trading

John Schroyer  | April 30, 2015

Advanced Cannabis Solutions is back…on the stock market, that is.

Trading of the Denver-based company’s stock was halted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission a little over a year ago after officials became concerned about potential illegal share distribution, and it was then automatically delisted from the main over-the-counter markets.

That led …