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August 5, 2018
  • Canada’s cannabis market is booming as advertised under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cannabis-friendly administration.
  • M&A activity has been concentrated among Canadian public companies (trading via TSX, CSE, or OTC) investing with or acquiring hemp companies.
  • Access to capital and a better regulatory environment in Canada have stimulated investor activity there more than among U.S. companies.
  • Three of the largest Canadian LPs (Canopy Growth, Aphria, and Aurora) have made hemp-related deals in the past year, reinforcing potential for successes.
  • Meantime, U.S. investment has reserved a build-versus-buy approach with cultivators and marijuana-derived CBD companies going it alone amid regulatory uncertainties.

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You Asked, We Answered
Q. I currently have 14 different stocks, but they're all penny stocks ($0.01 to $0.35 a share); what is your recommendation for more of these, and am I investing in the wrong place?

A. Investing in penny stocks is one among many investment strategies to gain exposure to the burgeoning cannabis industry. As investors look to profit from the sector’s steady rise, and gain exposure to the upside potential by investing in penny stocks, there are several things to keep in mind...  Read our full answer here
Ask Our Experts is a new weekly interactive feature in the CannaBit.

J J McCoyCBD Offers Both Opportunities and Obstacles Yet to Be Determined

By J. J. McCoy,
Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data
As California works out the kinks in its new if long-anticipated adult-use market, and Canada prepares to roll out its nationwide industry in October, the overall cannabis industry in North America is already a multi-billion-dollar enterprise. Yet growth opportunities abound, and activity at the ground and state levels demonstrates how the market is maturing even amid some seeds of uncertainty from the federal level.
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Up in Smoke: Alpenglow Botanicals, LLC V. United States

Challenging IRS authority to deny “ordinary and necessary” business expense deductions

By Tosin Hassan, CPA, CohnReznick
In the words of Lauryn Hill, “It’s funny how money changes a situation, miscommunication leads to complication.” With the explosion of cannabis businesses across the country, many business owners are not profitable because of significant tax bills impacting cannabis providers’ bottom line. 
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Interactive Tax Rate Map. 
  • This interactive map will cover all 30 legal states
  • New states will be continually added
  • Each state covered goes down to the county level
  • You have the ability to compare rates across states
  • Both medical and recreational rates are listed
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New Frontier Data Senior Economist Beau Whitney Quoted...
Prices for legalized pot are plummeting in Colorado, Oregon

Two of the first states to broadly legalize marijuana took different approaches to regulation that left Oregon with a vast oversupply and Colorado with a well-balanced market. But in both states prices for bud have plummeted...

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1st year of Nevada marijuana sales smokes expectations

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The Latest Marijuana Stock Play Is A Beer Giant Making Cannabis Drinks

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Georgia might allow medical marijuana growing and dispensing

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Cannabis oil with THC may help treat kids with severe epilepsy

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