Archive: marijuana

The Early Investing team learned a lot at the Cannabis Science Conference. This week, we’re focusing on two takeaways: lighting and research.
It’s an exciting week for the News Fix. The crypto markets are surging, the SEC is issuing guidance and the Royal Bank of Scotland is getting into blockchain.

News Fix: Lyft Launches Its IPO, Trades Higher

By Allison Brickell on March 30, 2019

This week, Lyft launched its much-anticipated IPO, Uber bought one of its rivals and New Jersey worked by its own schedule.

Cannabis Report: Demand the Government Do Better

By Early Investing on March 28, 2019

The nascent cannabis industry is very reliant on the government in order to succeed. So the government needs to get it together.

State Rules Impact Pot Prices

By Allison Brickell on March 25, 2019

Supply and regulations are the biggest drivers of marijuana prices.

News Fix: The Fed – and the Feds – Are Confused

By Vin Narayanan on March 23, 2019

In this week's News Fix, the Fed rolls over, the FDA passes the CBD buck to Congress and startup fever is catching.
This week, investors had to carefully consider how to handle Boeing stock. And Aurora Cannabis landed a powerful new advisor.

Cannabis Report: New Jersey Moves Closer to Legalization

By Early Investing on March 14, 2019

In this week’s Cannabis Report, New Jersey reached a breakthrough its legalization process and Canopy Growth follows up on its quarterly report.

Oregon Marijuana Sales Reflect Supply and Demand

By Vin Narayanan on March 11, 2019

Oregon’s marijuana sales are a perfect illustration of supply and demand in the market.

News Fix: Legalizing Pot Increases Snack Food Sales

By Vin Narayanan on March 9, 2019

Researchers have made it official. Legalizing pot increases snack food sales. But for some reason, food companies are ignoring the data.
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team is covering alternative portfolio construction and the most important quality of a successful founder.
This week, the News Fix is pondering how bitcoin is saving lives... and marijuana is taking the first steps toward mainstream acceptance.

The Heroes of Cannabis Legalization

By Adam Sharp on March 1, 2019

Who deserves credit for the marijuana legalization movement’s steady progress over recent years?
This week's News Fix examines the importance of luck for startups; an Excel error hurting a stock; and the latest from SoftBank, bitcoin and ketchup.

Edibles Market Grows in Colorado, Around the World

By Allison Brickell on February 18, 2019

Colorado’s market share of edibles and concentrates is steadily growing. And it’s something investors should pay attention to.
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team addresses why accredited investors get better access to private deals and how to evaluate pot stocks.