Image: WeedWorthy.com

Wall Street investors are deciding it's time to just say yes to marijuana as legalization of cannabis in more U.S. states has them smelling money-making opportunities.

Hundreds of East Coast investors, dressed in business suits and ties, gathered in New York on Wednesday to learn more about the cannabis industry, a business rooted in tie-dye hippie days and currently centered on the West Coast.

The investment information conference organized by cannabis analysts Viridian Capital Advisors focused on pot markets and took place just days after New York opened its first medical marijuana dispensaries.

With the opening, the state joins 22 others in giving cancer and other seriously ill patients access to cannabis to ease their symptoms.

Click here to read the complete article

Laila Kearney ~ Reuters ~

Recent News Articles

Monday August 26

DEA Announces It Will Finally Take Action On Marijuana Grower Applications - Cannabis News

in Politics

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced on Monday that is is taking steps to expand…

127 hits

Monday August 26

How much pot in that brownie? Chocolate can throw off tests - Cannabis News

in Science

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Chocolate can throw off potency tests so labels aren’t always accurate, and now scientists are…

146 hits

Monday August 26

Former Red Wing Darren McCarty joins marijuana company, says pot saved his life - Cannabis…

in Sports

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Since becoming a leading voice on marijuana, claiming the plant saved his life from certain…

138 hits

Monday August 26

What’s fueling the growth in North Carolina hemp production - Cannabis News

in Cannabis News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

A growing number of North Carolina's farmers are turning to hemp production as a new…

512 hits

Tuesday August 27

Survey: Americans View Marijuana As Far Less Harmful Than Alcohol And Tobacco - Cannabis News

in Politics

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Americans are twice as likely to say that alcohol is “very harmful” than say the…

148 hits