Making Money From Marijuana

GW Pharmaceuticals is a speculative drug company that has a history of volatile trading. However, Cramer wouldn't be surprised if the more than 10 percent jump in the stock on Wednesday is just the start of this stock being... high.

NEW YORK: Making money from marijuana in the past used to require navigating the red tape of the law.  Jim Cramer has had his eye on one stock that is giving him quite a buzz. GW Pharmaceuticals is a speculative drug company that has a history of volatile trading. However, Cramer wouldn’t be surprised if the more Read the full article…

MJX Marijuana Index To Feature NYSE Distribution With 3 Unique Tickers

The legalized marijuana business is likely to hit $10 billion in 2015 alone.

CALIFORNIA: MJX Marijuana Index has been acquired by MJX Ventures, through a new partnership with Interactive Data, a global leader in asset valuations, data, and index management.  According to press releases, MJX Marijuana Index will now feature three unique NYSE tickers with distribution on NYSE’s index system. Combined with robust third-party data feeds provided by Interactive Read the full article…

Budding Recreational Pot Industry Sparks Innovation And Investment

A flock of gung-ho investors who’ve traveled to a hotel north of Boston to hear product pitches in an industry that, until recently, was strictly illicit.

WASHINGTON: Recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado and Washington state, and though it’s still illegal under federal law, more states are considering the move, setting the stage for a potential gold rush that could conceivably rival the repeal of prohibition. Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to entrepreneurs looking to cash in on the cannabis industry. LESLIE Read the full article…

Bloom Off Of Pot Stocks On Wall Street

marijuana mania continues to fade as investors realize there's more smoke than fire at many companies, which show "pot-tential" but little actual revenue.

NEW YORK: Wall Street seems to be losing its appetite for pot. Marijuana stocks were high flyers — so to speak — after Colorado and Washington states legalized pot sales and several other states announced they may legalize sales or decriminalize possession. Shares in about 20 marijuana-related companies began soaring, with some gaining more than 500% Read the full article…

Kevin O’Leary: I Would ‘Very Much’ Like To Invest In Marijuana

“My lawyers tell me a different story right now, because we don't have a federal mandate to legalize marijuana yet. We have state initiatives,” he explains, adding that the risk of incarceration is still present.

NEW YORK:  “I would very much like to invest in it,” the co-star of ABC’s reality show Shark Tank and CBC’s Dragon’s Den told CNBC on Wednesday. O’Leary, who has a net worth in the hundreds of millions and makes investments both on and off camera, says he has already looked at two deals in Read the full article…

Marijuana Will Be The Single Best Investment Idea Of The Next Decade: Todd Harrison

Harrison also cites the expected decline in crime rates and  prison populations as powerful incentives to decriminalize  marijuana.

NEW YORK:  Call it a drug trade for investors. Todd Harrison, CEO and founder of Internet-based financial media company MInyanville, thinks cannabis “will be the single best investment idea for the next ten years.” But while the public has watched recreational marijuana take off in Colorado this year, how can they profit from it as an investment Read the full article…

Don’t Get Burned By Marijuana Investment Scams

“Beware of any sort of guaranteed yield or return on investment, because no one knows how successful these companies are going to be. And beware of anyone who promises there’s no risk,” said Colorado Securities Commissioner Fred Joseph.

NEW YORK: It’s not exactly corn or wheat, but marijuana is now a cash crop that generates a staggering amount of money in the U.S. each year — $40 billion and growing by one estimate. The feds still classify cannabis as an illegal drug, but medical marijuana use is now permitted in about 20 states and Read the full article…

Marijuana Investors Commit More Than $1 Million After Denver Meeting

22 companies — including four that are directly involved in marijuana sales or cultivation, a first for the group — made pitches to ArcView members on Tuesday. Dayton said those pitches ranged from requests of $100,000 to one for $24 million.

COLORADO:  Denver meeting of a marijuana industry investment group resulted in more than $1 million in new money being pumped into cannabis businesses, the group announced Wednesday.

Marijuana Investors Commit More Than $1 Million After Denver Meeting

COLORADO:  Denver meeting of a marijuana industry investment group resulted in more than $1 million in new money being pumped into cannabis businesses, the group announced Wednesday.

Why Many Marijuana Industry Investors Were Thwarted In Colorado, Despite Legalization

Investors hear pitches from marijuana businesses at Denver Forum

COLORADO: When U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced the Justice Department’s decision to allow legal marijuana markets to move forward without a fight on August 29, it was not just news for pot shops, pot users and pot growers.