Marijuana Stocks & Publicly Traded Cannabis Companies


GW Pharma plans to expand marijuana operations in UK

One of the world’s biggest marijuanas companies – GW Phamaceuticals – is poised to get even bigger. The company announced that it’s planning an expansion in the United Kingdom, including the cultivation and processing of non-psychoactive cannabis, The Telegraph of London reported. GW Pharma’s plan stems from “anticipated demand” for a CBD-based drug, Sativex, designed […]

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MassRoots acquires CannaRegs in $12 million stock deal

Cannabis social media platform MassRoots announced Wednesday it has acquired CannaRegs, a website dedicated to helping marijuana companies stay on top of ever-changing industry regulations. MassRoots – which trades on over-the-counter markets under the ticker symbol MSRT – purchased CannaRegs in a stock deal valued at roughly $12 million, according to a news release. CannaRegs is […]

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Canadian cannabis stocks take hit after report

Shares of the five licensed cannabis companies that trade on the the Toronto Stock Exchange were down Friday after reports surfaced that it could become harder for investors to deal in the shares of Canadian marijuana firms with U.S. assets. According to the Globe and Mail, Canadian Depository for Securities (CDS) – a clearinghouse owned by the […]

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Oregon marijuana testing company expands into Florida

Signal Bay – a marijuana-focused holding company in Bend, Oregon – has expanded its marijuana testing division to Florida through a licensing agreement with a Fort Lauderdale-based holding company, Kaycha Holdings. Through the agreement, Signal Bay subsidiary EVIO Labs will operate under the EVIO Labs brand, according to a news release. EVIO also has cannabis […]

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Report: Cannabis magazine High Times to go public

High Times Holding Corp., the company behind High Times Magazine and other assets, reportedly plans to go public in October, a move that would make it the first U.S. marijuana-focused company to list on the Nasdaq Stock Market. Private equity firm Oreva Capital bought a controlling stake in High Times in June and will sell […]

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Cannabis social media platform MassRoots raises $1.2 million

MassRoots – a popular marijuana-focused social media platform based in Denver – has closed a $1,217,000 private placement of common stock and warrants. The transaction follows the company’s late-May report in a financial filing that it was running low on capital and would need to raise $5 million in the next year to stay in business. Chairman […]

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Canadian cannabis grower to trade on Toronto Stock Exchange

Aurora Cannabis Inc. will become the fifth marijuana company on the Toronto Stock Exchange when its shares begin trading there Monday, the latest sign that Canadian MJ businesses are joining the mainstream. Vancouver-based Aurora joins Aphria, Canopy Growth, CanniMed Therapeutics and MedReleaf on the TSX, Canada’s largest exchange. The five companies have a combined market capitalization of over 4 […]

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Canadian stock exchanges looking at US cannabis investment policies

Canadian marijuana executives and officials of two stock exchanges have been meeting about setting rules for investing in the U.S. cannabis sector. According to the Canadian Press, attorneys representing publicly traded cannabis producers said “there is an unwritten rule” that companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange – the nation’s largest – and its junior Venture Exchange […]

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Billion-dollar fund manager plans MMJ investment trust

First Trust Portfolios, an Illinois-based fund manager that oversees more than $100 billion, has filed paperwork to establish an investment vehicle containing medical marijuana stocks. The move underscores how mainstream investment firms increasingly are targeting the cannabis industry. In a filing with the Security and Exchange Commission, First Trust spelled out its plans for a Medical Cannabis Portfolio […]

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NASCAR says no to marijuana company’s logo on racer’s car

NASCAR ordered driver Carl Long’s team to remove a Colorado marijuana company’s logo from the hood of his car, saying it violated sponsorship and paint scheme regulations. The incident, which occurred at a track in Kansas City, Kansas, underscored the difficulties marijuana companies have encountered when trying to market their brands. Social media giants including Facebook and Instagram, […]

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Marijuana REIT to invest up to $15M in Maryland cultivation site

Innovative Industrial Properties, a cannabis-focused real estate investment trust (REIT), said it has agreed to purchase a partially developed property in Capitol Heights, Maryland, and plans to invest up to $15 million in a medical cannabis cultivation facility there. The building on the site, once completed, is expected to total about 72,000 square feet. Based in San […]

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