The Puzzling Paradox of Marijuana Stocks

As a consequence of producing insightful articles on disruptive technologies, we need to articulate to lots of startups and venture capital firms what we do. Having to explain why we write about 11 categories of disruptive technologies + marijuana is tricky. Few would consider marijuana legalization a disruptive technology, but we started covering marijuana stocks anyways because there is so much interest from our audience. In particular, we find the theme often attracts first-time investors.

First-time investors are great because you can immediately tell them truths they will never hear from mainstream pundits, the lessons we all had to learn the hard way. You will not find “the next Microsoft,” most over-the-counter stocks fail miserably, and real wealth creation is boring AF and takes loads of time. It’s about time in the market, not timing the market. The same holds true for marijuana stocks – at least that’s what we thought.

Holding Pot Stocks Long and Strong

We have no present exposure to the cannabis industry. In the past, we dabbled a bit in the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF (

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