The “Green Goldrush” is Just Getting Started – Here’s How to Play it

Over the years, new markets have taken the investing world by storm…

From computers, the dot com era, and mobile phones – these are just a handful of markets that burst onto the scene and skyrocketed over the last 20 years.

And now….

The opportunity of your trading lifetime is finally here.

Marijuana is the Future of Your Profits

Legalized marijuana is one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S. Currently it is projected to grow from its current annual revenues of $9.2 billion to $47.3 billion in 10 years in the US and to $57 billion worldwide…

This is thanks to many things, like big corporate players already stepping into the cannabis ring and product innovations, like cannabis-infused beverages hitting the shelves every day.

Currently, in the US, 30 states have legalized medicinal marijuana and nine of those have legalized recreational marijuana. With the success of U.S. trendsetting states like California, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington, it seems likely that the other 20 states will soon follow suit.

Not to mention, the demand for legalized marijuana is off the charts with 89% of Americans supporting the use of medicinal marijuana.

And when you consider that medicinal marijuana can be applied to cure or alleviate symptoms of diseases like cancer, Alzheimers, glaucoma, epilepsy, anxiety, multiple sclerosis, reduction of pain/nausea from chemotherapy, arthritis, lupus and Parkinson’s – it makes sense that 69% of physicians nationwide support legalization of medicinal marijuana as well.

So, it’s clear that the legalized marijuana market is here to stay.

But the market doesn’t come without it’s faults…

Hampering growth for the time being is that currently marijuana is illegal in the US at the federal level. President Obama’s prohibition on interfering with the right of states to provide a legalized marijuana market has been reversed by Jeff Sessions creating some uncertainty about how the industry will fare going forward. There is growing support in Washington to legalize marijuana with many policymakers in support of the Marijuana Justice Act, a bill that legalized marijuana at the federal level.

Given the high public demand for legalized marijuana, the amount of revenues available at the state level and the cost of federal attorneys to prosecute legalized marijuana operations at the state level, it is not expected that the feds will negatively impact growth.

That said, one way to make a pot play is to consider companies in countries that have legalized marijuana like Canada and the U.K. that are listed on U.S. exchanges.

Canadian company Canopy Growth Corp (NYSE: CGC) is the world’s largest publically traded weed company producing and marketing both medicinal and recreational strains. With annual revenues of $60 million it has attracted the likes of spokesperson and rapper, Snoop Dog as well as beverage giant Constellation Brands who now owns 9.9% of CGC. This relationship opens up the door for cannabis-infused beverages.

Canadian pot producer Cronos Group (NASDAQ: CRON) became the first pure-play marijuana stock on the NASDAQ. Cronos is also in partnership with MedMen, a large cannabis cultivator and retailer in California. Another Canadian producer is Tilray (NASDAQ: TLRY). Aleafia Health has also submitted an application to be listed on the Nasdaq.

U.K.-based GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: GWPH) is on the market with Epidiolex, the first FDA-approved drug derived from an active marijuana ingredient.  This drug treats two rare and severe forms of epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet syndromes. With a market cap of $3.9 billion, this is yet another solid way to play the pot market.

There are already some huge US-based companies that are all-in on this huge emerging market.

Pharmaceutical company, AbbVie (NASDAQ: ABBV) has released an FDA-approved drug Marinol which alleviates nausea and vomiting in chemo patients as well as AIDS patients who have lost their desire to eat. This big pharma player with a market cap of $139.9 billion sells many other non-cannabinoid drugs and a great way to play the marijuana trend without investing directly in plant-based businesses.

Scotts Miracle Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) has invested $500 million in a huge push into pot through hydroponics and has purchased a hydroponic equipment maker Sunlight Supply, Inc.

There are also numerous service business plays to consider.

For example, General Cannabis Corp (OTC: CANN) with a market cap of $128.7 million provides a host of ancillary services to pot companies including real estate, consulting, business development and security.

Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc (NASDAQ: IIPR) with a market cap of $139.6 million is a medical marijuana focused Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) with 5 properties located in the US.

mCig Inc. (OTC: MCIG) with a market cap of $121.8 million is a diversified holding company offering technology and consulting with products including vaporizers, media assets, growers, cultivators and dispensaries.

Beverage makers are even getting in on the action creating new pot-infused concoctions.

Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ), the maker of Modelo beer and Svedka is actively developing cannabis-infused non-alcoholic beverages and expected to release them in 2019.

European beverage giant Heineken’s (HEINY) has purchased Lagunitas that produces a THC and CBD infused sparkling water called Hi-Fi Hops.

Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP) with a $14.6 billion market cap is in talks with four cannabis companies to develop cannabis-infused beverages including Aurora Cannabis and Aphria Inc. (OTC: APHQF).

The bottom line is the time is now to invest in this extremely hot market.

But the newest way to play this green gold rush starts right here at home.

And this revolution is so massive that our top national figures are going “all in.”

Now, Former Speaker of the House John Boehner was once one of the biggest opponents of cannabis…

But after learning the facts he revealed in this presentation, he quickly changed his opinion…

And he’s certainly not alone. At this very moment, huge investment firms and members of the Fortune 500 are building enormous war chests… they’re preparing to push billions upon billions of dollars into the cannabis market and are ready to strike at any moment.

And during this historic event, Boehner explained how cannabis could easily become our next $1 trillion industry, and how the average American can profit from this explosive phenomenon right now.

To view this special broadcast, click here now.

Good Trading,

Tom Gentile

America’s #1 Trader

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