First Marijuana Stock Index ETF Launches in Canada

As the Trump administration considers renegotiating the historic trade agreement with its North American neighbors, Canada is pushing ahead with a trade that places it well ahead of the United States: a first-of-its-kind exchange-traded fund that invests in medical marijuana stocks. Whether the pioneering effort is good for investors should spark debate. Continue reading “First Marijuana Stock Index ETF Launches in Canada”

Conquering the Hurdles to Operating a Legal Cannabis Business

Personally, I feel when legalizing marijuana, states removed the prohibition of cannabis only to create a system with the potential to be riddled with crime and tax fraud.  Yet we are required to operate under the rules at present.  For instance, those in the cannabis business can attest to the vacuum created from the lack of reliable banking options available for what is essentially an all-cash business. Continue reading “Conquering the Hurdles to Operating a Legal Cannabis Business”

Insurance Loss Control Issues for the Cannabis Industry

The International Risk Management Institute defines loss control as “a risk management technique that seeks to reduce the possibility that a loss will occur and/or reduce the severity of those that do occur. Also known as safety or risk control. Continue reading “Insurance Loss Control Issues for the Cannabis Industry”