Marijuana Stocks & Public Companies

MassRoots Taking Another Stab at Nasdaq Listing

MassRoots, the popular social network for cannabis enthusiasts, is taking another shot at getting listed on the Nasdaq. The Colorado-based company filed an S-1 registration form on Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $6.5 million by selling shares and warrants – a key part of the process for getting listed on the Nasdaq. […]

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GW Pharmaceuticals Could Make Major Splash in U.S. Cannabis Industry

By Omar Sacirbey A British company that develops cannabis-based medicine is on the verge of a major breakthrough that could ripple across the U.S. marijuana industry. GW Pharmaceuticals will likely seek FDA approval in the fourth quarter of this year to sell an epilepsy drug derived from marijuana, according to an analyst who follows the company.

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Hustler Publisher Invests in Ancillary MMJ Company

The cannabis industry is attracting investors from all walks of life. Including porn. Larry Flynt, the famed publisher of Hustler Magazine, has thrown down $100,000 for 100,000 shares of stock in Pineapple Express, a publicly traded company in Los Angeles that provides consulting, property rentals and technology investments to marijuana businesses. Pineapple Express hired Flynt’s […]

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Study Results Send GW Pharma’s Stock Soaring

A British maker of cannabis-based drugs revealed some sorely needed good news on Monday, announcing that an epilepsy medicine it created has successfully treated a severe form of epilepsy in children, according to Reuters. In a clinical study, GW Pharmaceuticals said its Epidiolex syrup reduced the monthly number of seizures in children with Dravet’s Syndrome by […]

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Oakland Dispensary Shares To Be Publicly Traded

By Omar Sacirbey

Following a brutal 2015 for marijuana stocks, the cannabis investment sector has something to smile about to start the new year. The stock markets will soon welcome a U.S. dispensary to the ranks of the publicly traded: Black Oak Gallery, better known as Blüm Oakland.

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Chart of the Week: Cannabis Stocks End 2015 With Bumps, Bruises

By Becky Olson Last year was a tumultuous one for cannabis stocks, further deterring institutional investors from getting involved in a notoriously high-risk sector. A sampling of 12 stocks analyzed by Marijuana Business Daily started the year off strong, collectively rising about 27% during the first few weeks of 2015.

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Medicine Man Technologies Nears Stock Listing

Medicine Man Technologies, a Colorado-based cannabis consulting firm tied to the family behind two high-profile marijuana stores, received clearance from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority on Tuesday to become a publicly traded company. Its shares will trade on the over-the-counter markets, possibly as soon as mid-January, according to company founder and chief operating officer Brett Roper. […]

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Founder of Prominent Cannabis Lab Forced Out

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 company, said […]

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Marijuana Social Networking Site Applies for Nasdaq Listing

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 […]

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