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What to Look Out For When Investing in Cannabis Stocks – Marijuana Stocks

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  • The Global Cannabis Stock Index is however up as much as 71% over the past six months, which shows the continuous growth of the market overall.
  • According to one report, one of the largest pieces of news to hit the market comes from California legalizing at the beginning of the year and the media coverage it inspired brought a lot of new investors into the sector, many of them new to investing.
  • Many stocks in the cannabis market are quite volatile given that the market is still very much in its infant stages.
  • The best method for this is to choose a balance between the larger stocks in the market that seem to have a strong grasp on the future of cannabis, and smaller companies that have great ideas and business models.
  • The future of legislation in the cannabis market will help to determine how the industry will look in the future.

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House lawmakers advance bill to study marijuana as treatment option for veterans

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  • American veterans are one step closer towards access to marijuana as a remedy for post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain after House lawmakers advanced a bill Tuesday that would permit the Department of Veterans Affairs to start conducting research.
  • Members of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs unanimously voted to push the VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act to the House floor.
  • The bill would better articulate the laws surrounding what the VA can and cannot do as a government agency when it comes to marijuana research.
  • Despite the fact that 29 states and Washington D.C. have legalized medical marijuana, the VA has said in the past it is not authorized to prescribe or recommend marijuana to veterans because the federal government still considers it a Schedule One controlled substance.
  • Currently, federal law prohibits us from doing research on medical marijuana or prescribing medical marijuana, Shulkin told Task & Purpose.

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Italians can’t get enough of a hemp product that’s illegal to eat or smoke

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  • The hemp flowers with names like K8, Chill Haus, Cannabismile White Pablo and Marley CBD are sold under the tag cannabis light because their level of the psychoactive compound that makes people high is a tiny fraction of that typically found in cultivated marijuana.
  • In the past year, companies packaging cannabis light have blossomed, dozens of shops selling cannabis products have opened, franchising brands have taken off, and many farmers have rotated fields to produce one of the 64 varieties of industrial hemp certified by the European Union.
  • The level of tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, the compound that makes people high is less than 0.2 per cent in cannabis light, a small fraction of the 15-25 per cent or more that is typically found in cultivated strains of marijuana, whose street-level quality can be significantly lower in Italy.
  • Though medical and light cannabis are legal, several cannabis users shared stories of being detained when found with the flowers.
  • He said he was concerned that the Italian cannabis light bubble could burst, but he was heartened by the growing number of states that have legalised marijuana in the United States.

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Player’s Network Announces 2017 Annual Report, New Corporate Website with Shareholder Portal, and Investor Relations Calendar

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  • Las Vegas, Nevada–(Newsfile Corp. – May 9, 2018) – Player’s Network, Inc. (OTCQB: PNTV), a leading diversified and integrated cannabis holding company, announced today they published their 2017 Annual Report, launched a new corporate website with a Shareholder Portal, and published their 2018 Investor Relations calendar.
  • Staying true to their core competencies, management has also determined to narrow the scope of professionally produced content for WeedTV and has placed all marijuana media assets into a new media holding company which is wholly owned by PNTV.
  • Better Access, More Transparency, Shareholder Benefits, and Investor Relations Calendar – – PNTV leadership have also decided on a new course for shareholder relations and increased transparency.
  • New PNTV Website and the Ability to Activate Your Shareholder Account – – PNTV’s new website has information about the company and its holdings, real time financial data, media coverage, shareholder updates and a new shareholder portal.
  • The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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Melbourne CBD shut down as tens of thousands march in union protest

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  • Thousands of workers have shut down part of Melbournes CBD, saying the federal coalition can keep its slated tax cuts for low-and middle-income workers.
  • The latest action comes after the federal budget on Tuesday unveiled a tax offset of between $200 and $530 for workers earning up to $90,000 a year, from July.
  • But the Victorian Trades Hall Council secretary, Luke Hilakari, likened the measure to throwing crumbs to workers.
  • Bureau of Meteorology employee Cameron Henderson said he and his co-workers were starving for a fair pay deal.
  • The Australian Council of Trade Unions secretary Sally McManus said workers would keep fighting increased casualisation, low wage growth and inadequate job conditions.

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