News Fix: Cannabis Industry Reaches New Highs
By Allison Brickell on April 20, 2022
It’s April 20, which means cannabis enthusiasts around the country are celebrating what Ronald Reagan once called “probably the most dangerous drug in the United States.” Today, that remark seems pretty outdated. A full 37 states have legalized marijuana in some form (medically or recreationally). Eighteen states have legalized recreational marijuana. And an overwhelming majority of Americans support legalization. A 2021 Pew Research poll shows a staggering 91% of Americans…
News Fix: CBD Products Could Still Make You Fail a Drug Test
By Vin Narayanan on November 9, 2019
In the news this week: New York hemp farmers get a break, Saudi Arabia backs Travis Kalanick again and David Marcus says bitcoin isn’t a currency.
News Fix: The Two-Minute Drill Version
By Vin Narayanan on October 26, 2019
In the news this week: Adam Neumann gets a hefty severance package, Indian startups have a record year and the Senate finally starts thinking about marijuana research.
Don’t Invest Based on Sector
By Adam Sharp on October 24, 2019
Here’s why you should avoid deals in “hot” industries that don’t have any real traction.
News Fix: American Bar Association, Senators Ask Government for Clarity on Cannabis
By Allison Brickell on August 17, 2019
In the news this week: New York seals 350 marijuana records, the SEC delays decisions on bitcoin ETF proposals and a former Congressman says “I told you so.”
News Fix: FDA Warns Curaleaf About Health Claims
By Vin Narayanan on July 27, 2019
In the news this week, the FDA sends Curaleaf a warning letter, Toyota invests in Didi and Steven Mnuchin is still salty about bitcoin.
News Fix: Mississippians Move to Put Medical Marijuana on the 2020 Ballot
By Allison Brickell on June 15, 2019
This week, the News Fix dives into a group fighting for medical marijuana in Mississippi, Amazon actually failing at something and Binance cutting out U.S. users.
News Fix: Hemp Farmers Get Intellectual Property Protection, Bitfinex Gets in Trouble
By Vin Narayanan on April 27, 2019
This week, hemp farmers receive intellectual property protection, Beyond Meat reaches new heights and Bitfinex gets in trouble.
Canopy Growth Invests $500 Million in Hemp
By Adam Sharp on February 7, 2019
Our portfolio company Canopy Growth Corporation has announced a massive $500 million investment in U.S. hemp. Adam explains why this is very bullish for Canopy.
Despite Growing Pains, the Hemp Industry Has a Bright Future
By Vin Narayanan on February 6, 2019
Now that the 2018 Farm Bill has legalized hemp, the industry has staggering growth potential.