Farm Bill Could Unleash $1 Billion In US Hemp Sales

The US hemp industry is on the verge of a groundbreaking legal victory. Powerful politicians are about to open the floodgates for billions in new sales to flow into the hemp industry in the next few years with a controversial piece of legislation.

This potential legal breakthrough is the perfect catalyst for a promising young US cannabis company that is an early leader in the high-growth hemp and CBD markets.

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However – hemp’s seemingly supernatural powers have plenty of applications.

The total sales for the U.S. Hemp Industry in 2017 were $820mm. $190mm were for Hemp-Derived CBD products, $181mm were for personal care products and $137mm were for hemp food products. Food sales were led by the Snack Food category and Industrial Product sales were led by the Automotive category.

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Despite all of these applications, hemp is still classified as a Schedule 1(I) drug by the Federal Government. That classification has significantly stunted the growth of the US hemp industry.

That could all change as early as this week. Continue reading "Farm Bill Could Unleash $1 Billion In US Hemp Sales"

Record $4 Billion Cannabis IPO Debuts Today

Cannabis IPOs have been red hot in 2018.

Tilray (TLRY), one of the largest cannabis companies operating in Canada and the US, is a great example.

This early industry leader began trading on the US-based NASDAQ exchange on July 20 at $24.20. Today shares are up more than 300%, trading above $100.

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These kind of huge gains in a short amount of time are unusual.

However – I see another cannabis IPO ready to go off on Thursday that reminds me a lot of Tilray.

Acreage Holdings (ACRG.U) is set to become the largest cannabis IPO in the history of the US cannabis industry.

Shares started trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange.

Estimates are predicting Acreage could be worth around $4 billion after the IPO – potentially making this the largest IPO in the history of the US cannabis industry.

There are two reasons this should be an exciting cannabis IPO. Continue reading "Record $4 Billion Cannabis IPO Debuts Today"

O, Canada! Huge Day For Cannabis Investors

O, Canada! What a historic moment for the cannabis industry!

Canada just became the first developed country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis.

Now that legalization has set billions of dollars in motion, Cannabis Stock Trades members are in a prime position.

We've been prepping our portfolios to capitalize on this giant day and it's finally here.

Cannabis stocks have a clear history of jumping higher before and after these key legalization dates.

Let's take a look at three recent examples.

1. Cannabis stocks soared when Colorado went legal on Jan 1, 2014.

On January 1, 2014, Colorado became the first US state to legalize recreational cannabis.

It was a breakout moment for the US cannabis industry – and it sent US cannabis stocks soaring. Continue reading "O, Canada! Huge Day For Cannabis Investors"

Can Canopy Rivers Copy Canopy's Success?

Canopy Growth Corp (WEED, CGC) has been one of the best performing cannabis stocks in the world.

Shares of the world’s largest cannabis company are up 560% in the last twelve months.

One of the reasons Canopy has been so successful is because of CEO Bruce Linton.

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Linton has developed a reputation as one of the best CEOs in the young cannabis industry.

Not only does Linton have a bold vision for Canopy and the entire cannabis industry, he has a proven history of execution.

If you missed out on Canopy’s big run higher don’t worry – I see a new way to invest in Bruce Linton and his success with Canopy. Continue reading "Can Canopy Rivers Copy Canopy's Success?"

Alcohol Giant Enters Dispensary Game with $100M Deal

It looks like the largest Canadian alcohol retailer wants in on the cannabis game.

Canadian alcohol retailerThe company has a market cap of $265 million, owns and operates 229 retail locations in Alberta and Alaska, and did more than $621 million in revenue in 2017.

Now this company wants to leverage its reach and expertise to cash in on Canada's high-growth recreational cannabis market.

They've just inked a $104M deal with one of the largest cannabis companies to build and operate a string of cannabis dispensaries.

I'll break down this deal and uncover the two stocks that could see big moves as these heavyweights team up.

Get my free report right now.

Enjoy,
Michael Vodicka
Editor, Cannabis Stock Trades