Tag: MJ

Light Up Your Portfolio: 420 Cannabis Market Outlook

Federal Regulation Updates The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (the “MORE Act”) on April 1, voting 220-204. A 2020 version of the bill was passed by the House in December 2020, only to be rejected by the Senate.[1] Significant headwinds caused by the U.S. Senate may thus be… Read more »

Cannabis Investing 101

With support for cannabis legalization at an all-time high and cannabis stock prices hovering around 52-week lows, many investors have been considering whether to dip their toes in the cannabis industry. Investing in marijuana stocks can be challenging and even confusing to investors, with the current legal regulatory regime adding another layer of complexity. Cannabis… Read more »

An Update on Cannabis Adoption in the U.S.

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With more states considering legalizing cannabis, combined with the future uptick in sales from states such as New York and New Jersey that have recently legalized recreational cannabis, I expect that cannabis sales will continue to experience strong growth – I would be very surprised if U.S. cannabis sales do not breach the $20 billion… Read more »

New York Passes Bill to Legalize Adult-Use Cannabis

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Following the script in more than a dozen other states, and after years of advocacy and several failed attempts, New York lawmakers have legalized adult-use marijuana, which is expected to create one of the largest markets in the country with projected revenues of nearly $2.5 billion. The Marijuana Regulation & Taxation Act permits adults 21… Read more »

Your Monthly Thematic Roundup: 2/2/21

Your Monthly Thematic Roundup: Vol. 01 | 2/2/21 Top 2020 performers and a “Cinderella Story” to start off the new year. #3: Israeli Tech ITEQ: +59.93%* in 2020 Clean Energy and Internet Software stocks were the two biggest drivers of ITEQ®‘s index. Mix in a new outlook on politics with “The Abraham Accords” in the… Read more »

ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJ®) Exceeds $1 Billion in AUM

ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJ®) Exceeds $1 Billion in Assets Under Management SUMMIT, N.J. – (December 9, 2020) – Leading thematic ETF issuer, ETF Managers Group LLC (ETFMG®), announced today that the ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF, better known as MJ®, has again joined the “billion-dollar club.” After less than 3 years of trading on the NYSE,… Read more »

Cannabis Industry Outlook

Join us for a one-hour webinar to discuss the growth outlook in the cannabis industry for the end of 2020 and beyond. Q&A to follow. Featured speaker: Jason Wilson, ETFMG Cannabis Research and Banking Expert Topics include: OUTLOOK: Cannabis industry sales and revenue growth continue to climb in 2020, while market valuations have pulled back… Read more »

ETFMG Extends Sponsorship of UFC Heavyweight Alexey Oleynik

ETFMG Extends Sponsorship of UFC Veteran Heavyweight Alexey Oleynik SUMMIT, N.J., May 7, 2020 — ETF Managers Group (ETFMG), an industry leader in bringing innovative thematic ETFs to market, has announced the extension of its headline-making partnership with powerhouse UFC heavyweight, Alexey Oleynik. The extension of this unique sponsorship comes ahead of Oleynik’s upcoming fight in… Read more »

House Takes Step Toward Federal Validation of Marijuana

Insights MJ Q1 2019 Commentary

House Takes First Step Toward Federal Validation of the Marijuana Industry: Votes 321 to 103 to Pass the SAFE Banking Act In a showing of bipartisan support, the House of Congress voted 321 to 103 to pass the SAFE Banking Act.  Of those voting yes, 229 were Democrats and 91 were Republicans.  Unity amongst Democrats… Read more »

Investing in the Cannabis Ecosystem

On December 7th, 2018, Altria (NYSE: MO), one of the oldest and largest tobacco companies worldwide, announced their intent to purchase a $2.4 billion or 45% stake in Cannabis producer Cronos Group (Nasdaq: CRON) [1], thus opening the door for potentially greater investment in Cannabis by Big Tobacco.   This blockbuster deal came one year after… Read more »