Cannabis

Weedmaps – The Cannabis SPAC Has Finally Arrived

SPACs are now being issued at such a frantic pace that finding the right company has been substituted with finding any company that’s up for it. In its original form, the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) was meant to be a fund that investors entrusted with a sizable amount of money. The fund’s manager, who […]

The Psychedelic Therapy Company Treating Mental Health

The results of last month’s elections really got us excited. It will become one of those pivotal periods in history when we can precisely identify the moment that real change began. We’re talking, of course, about all of the drugs that were legalized and decriminalized in November across the United States. The news that states […]

Investing in Hydroponics with Hydrofarm Stock

If you happen to live in Arizona and exercised your right to vote, some people owe you a debt of gratitude. That’s right, we’re talking, of course, about the legalization of recreational cannabis in the State of Arizona. As a result of your votes, the prosecutor in Arizona’s largest county is dropping all pending charges […]

Cheap Cannabinoids That May Cure Cancer

Mining our readership metrics to see what articles people enjoy reading is always insightful. Given that weed is legal in the Great White North, a fair number of our Canadian readers gravitate towards the cannabis articles. Since it’s been nearly three months since we’ve waxed any cannabis-related poetic, we feel like we’re letting down our […]

Why You Should Pass on the High Times IPO Grass

Over the past few years, we’ve seen the emergence of companies that build their entire business around newsletters, CB Insights perhaps being the most notable success story. More recently there have been a number of newsletter startups targeting retail investors with a daily “what you need to know,” along with cutesy little office polls where […]

Three Billion-Dollar U.S. Cannabis Stocks

In a recent piece on The Impact of No Brokerage Fees on Retail Investors, we discussed how zero-fee stock trading helps investors adhere to best practices like dollar-cost-averaging. What we didn’t talk about was how zero-fee stock trading apps such as Robinhood would open up a floodgate of newbie investors whose irrationality knows no bounds. […]

Why is Charlotte’s Web Stock Dropping?

The cannabis industry is going through some interesting times. It’s something we touched on in our recent piece on The Paradox of Marijuana Stocks. Sales are supposed to be going through the roof, yet not all companies will be around to take advantage of the “boom” as capital dries up. The end result is a […]

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 […]

7 Psychedelic Therapy Companies Addressing Mental Health

Remember that time where after sipping a little too much Electric Kool-Aid you ripped the bathroom sink out of the wall as you suffered through a self-inflicted bout of schizophrenia – only to emerge mentally refortified after watching Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (the version with Gene Wilder, of course)? Oh, that was just […]