Archive: Chart of the Week
Veterans Are Ready for Medical Marijuana
By Allison Brickell on November 11, 2019
A recent survey shows a huge number of veterans are interested in medical marijuana as a treatment option. Which means the current U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs marijuana policy needs a major update.
Cannabis Companies Spend Record Amount on Lobbying
By Allison Brickell on November 4, 2019
Cannabis companies have spent a record amount on lobbying this year. Here’s why.
Dollar Reserves Dip
By Allison Brickell on October 14, 2019
The dollar’s status as the world’s top reserve currency is still intact. But that could change.
Hong Kong Citizens Turn to Bitcoin Amid Political Turmoil
By Allison Brickell on October 7, 2019
As protests in Hong Kong continue, bitcoin’s popularity is growing. Here’s why.
San Francisco Startups Inhale Almost Half of California Venture Capital Funding
By Allison Brickell on September 30, 2019
San Francisco is known for being a hub for startups and venture capital. Here’s just how much its funding dominates the rest of California.
Massachusetts Vape Sales Plummet in Light of Health Concerns
By Allison Brickell on September 23, 2019
Massachusetts marijuana vape sales have plunged amid vape-related health concerns. And Juul, the biggest vape company in the country, is sounding a lot like its tobacco forebears as it grapples with the drop.
Today’s Emerging Markets Are Tomorrow’s Powerhouses
By Allison Brickell on September 16, 2019
Today’s emerging markets could become tomorrow’s market powerhouses. So investors currently stuck in overpriced U.S. stocks should consider these cheaper alternatives.
Bitcoin Consuming Less Electricity
By Allison Brickell on September 9, 2019
Bitcoin’s electricity consumption has dropped in the past year. And it’s part of a growing green trend.
More Canadians Are Using Legal Cannabis
By Allison Brickell on August 26, 2019
The latest National Cannabis Survey shows more Canadians are getting their weed from legal sources. Here’s why that trend will continue.
Why Millennials Prefer Real Estate and Crypto Investments
By Allison Brickell on August 19, 2019
The most popular investments in America are changing. And millennials are leading the charge.
Colorado’s Legal Cannabis Market Grows Stronger
By Allison Brickell on August 12, 2019
Colorado sold about twice as much recreational marijuana as medical marijuana last year. That’s a reflection of both the growing recreational market and Colorado’s smart way of approaching it.
Marijuana Still Not Responsible for Overdose Deaths
By Allison Brickell on August 5, 2019
Prescription opioids, benzodiazepines and antidepressants were involved in thousands of overdoses in 2017. Marijuana can be used as an alternative to all three and has caused zero overdoses.
Poll Shows People Trust Bitcoin More Than Libra
By Allison Brickell on July 29, 2019
A recent poll shows people trust Facebook’s Libra crypto less than they do bitcoin. Here’s why.
Bitcoin Hash Rate Reaches New High
By Allison Brickell on July 22, 2019
Bitcoin’s hash rate reached an all-time high over the weekend. Here’s why that’s important.
Number of Financial Institutions Serving Cannabis Companies Nearly Doubles in Two Years
By Allison Brickell on July 15, 2019
The cannabis industry has a banking problem. But financial institutions want to change that - and the government is taking steps to make it happen.
Correlation Isn’t Causation: Exploring Bitcoin Google Searches and Price Spikes
By Allison Brickell on July 1, 2019
There’s a strong correlation between bitcoin Google searches and bitcoin price spikes. But that doesn't mean there’s causation.