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Guest Column: The 5 Types of Cannabis Companies Most Likely to Get Investment Money

By Emily Paxhia

Many startups in the cannabis industry are seeking capital as the “green rush” intensifies, promising to make investors wealthy in exchange for some much-needed cash.

But a fair share of these businesses struggle to find money, even though the financing pool is as deep as its ever been.

Seasoned investors in the cannabis space often look for companies with certain characteristics, and businesses that fit the bill stand a much better chance of cementing a deal than those that do not.

Colorado aims to produce more legal pot

Colorado is faced with an unexpected problem: It needs to grow more legalized recreational pot. Only about 60% of marijuana sold in Colorado is the legal variety, so the state must ramp up its efforts to compete with the black market.

Seven months after Colorado legalized recreational pot, the state has an unexpected problem. It needs to grow more.

Focus List Portfolio Performance Update 8/13/2014

Focus List Portfolio Performance Update

It’s been 1 week since we announced our first three Focus List companies. We owe you a profile for (TURV) which is currently being worked on and will be released very soon. In the meantime let’s take a look at how each company is doing since we announced them on August 6, 2014 at the low of day. :

As you previously stated we own ZERO (0) shares of any company on this focus list nor have we EVER owned a share of any company on this focus list. Below we will use the example of “10,000 shares” but it is just that an example again we own zero shares.

1. GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. (otcqb: GBLX) View Our GBLX Report Here

Date Added: August 6, 2014

Price Alerted: $1.15

Position: 10,000 shares

Current Price: $1.19

Current Percentage Gain: +3.48%

Monetary Gains: +$400.00

CSO Andrea Small-Howard, PhD of GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. to Be Interviewed Live on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio - August 13th, 2014

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Aug 12, 2014) - GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) announced today that Chief Science Officer (CSO) Andrea Small-Howard, PhD, MBA, will be interviewed live by host Michael Yorba on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio's The Traders Network Show.

D.C. Mayor Signs Bill to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

Temporary law allows physicians to recommend marijuana for any debilitating condition they think would respond favorably to the therapeutic use of marijuana and increases the number of plants D.C.’s licensed cultivators may possess from 95 to 500.

WASHINGTON, DC — On July 29, D.C. Mayor Vince Gray signed the Medical Marijuana Expansion Emergency Amendment Act of 2014.  The bill was unanimously approved by the D.C. Council on July 14th.

Best Marijuana Stocks

Here’s Why Investing in Marijuana May Not Be as Risky as You Think

Economically, there’s never been a better time to invest in the marijuana industry. But despite the huge potential for profit, investors are often confused or hesitant to risk involvement in the legal medical marijuana business, and with understandable reason. The industry is a bit of double-edged sword.