Posts tagged 'Marijuana'

Don’t get your marijuana investment advice from Twitter (or anywhere else)

The newest issue of Men’s Journal contains an amazing story about people desperate to get rich by buying stock in companies exposed to the rapidly-growing legal US marijuana industry. (Hat tip to @modestproposal1 for alerting us to it.)

Written by Erik Hedegaard, the piece focuses on three characters: Read more

Put the beer down, this bud’s for you

Legal rather than technological disruption this time. Colorado is running an experiment where its voters have made possession and consumption of marijuana legal, while Federal prohibition remains in place.

Working out the social and legal niceties is taking time as weed moves from subculture to the mainstream. New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd paid a visit and fell into the classic trap of eating too much THC-laden chocolate too quickly.

Paranoia, however, may be justified for the brewers. Read more

Dear stoned investor…

The SEC on Friday suspended another marijuana-related “pink sheet” stock — its fifth in the space of two months — and issued a generalised warning to investors who might be suckered by dope-related frauds as marijuana usage becomes progressively less illegal in the US.

FusionPharm of Denver claims to have been selling what look like re-sprayed shipping containers called FarmPods to would-be cultivators… Read more