The Canadian cannabis space is one of the hottest growing sectors. Are you interested in cannabis investment? Here’s a look at Canadian cannabis stocks for investors to consider.
A legalization movement around the globe has propelled cannabis investment to enter the headspace of investors as a legitimate play for an emerging market seeking to establish itself in the eyes of the public space.
Canada has led the conversation by moving towards legalizing the drug for recreational use starting on October, 2018 therefore kickstarting a rush of cannabis ventures seeking capital from investors.
In the past few years, investors have gained access to a variety of cannabis companies on several stages of development raising capital thanks to the public listing of these in popular Canadian exchanges like the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), its smaller sibling market TSX Venture (TSXV) and the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE).
Despite the boom of the industry risk still runs rampant in the markets and sentiment can be found at the centre of a lot of rushes and stock momentum. The cannabis space is still experiencing from growing pains as it looks to solidify itself to all types of investors.
Despite its nebulous status in a federal legality, cannabis has also flourished in the US as investors have gained entry into the country with companies acting as multi-state operators owning assets in states where the drug is legal.
For those interested in cannabis investment, the Investing News Network (INN) offers a look at a variety of publicly traded Canadian cannabis stocks. The list includes cannabis and hemp focused stocks divided by the respective Canadian exchange.
The TSX has seen leaders of the cannabis industry join its listing and offer investors a new venue into cannabis investment. These include massive license producers (LPs) expanding products and brands overseas.
Aphria is an LP of medical cannabis in Canada. The company also has product for the recreational market as it signed supply agreements with provinces to provide adult-use products.
The producer also holds aspirations internationally thanks to recent acquisitions in Latin America. Following the sale of interest in the US market, CEO Vic Neufeld told shareholders the company will be back in the US eventually.
Aurora Cannabis (TSX:ACB)
Next on our list is Aurora Cannabis, another Canadian producer making waves in the market thanks to its aggressive acquisition strategy. In 2018 the company kicked into high gear by acquiring two fellow TSX-listed cannabis producer and gaining stakes into several ventures surrounding the overall industry.
Aurora is working on the development of new facilities that will allow the company to properly supply provinces of recreational product and its patients of medical cannabis.
CannTrust Holdings (TSX:TRST)
CannTrust hosts a suite of recreational brands it plans to deploy once the market opens in Canada. The LP’s main Niagara Perpetual Harvest Facility in Ontario has opened its hydroponic greenhouse facility as the company seeks to complete the construction of the entire space.
The company’s focus on patients was still felt when it announced the decision to absorb the cost of the Canadian federal government’s excise tax on medical cannabis products.
Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED)
Canopy has left little doubt of its leading position in the Canadian market as a cannabis company. The moves Canopy makes often can affect sentiment on the overall space. However it’s meteoric rise has also raised questions as to the valuations and actual realistic goals for the cannabis industry.
The producer formed a partnership with alcohol producer Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ). This deal kicked off a massive rush in the space and has offered experts a reference point for the maturity of the emerging sector.
Canopy holds supply agreements across the country to guarantee the presence of its products in the entire adult-use market.
Cronos Group (TSX:CRON)
Cronos was the first Canadian cannabis company to make its stock available for US investors on the NASDAQ. The company’s CEO Michael Gorenstein has indicated Cronos will seek to enter the US market once legalization is widely available.
Cronos secured critical supply agreements for adult-use cannabis with Ontario, BC, Nova Scotia and PEI.
HEXO Corp (TSX:HEXO)
Formerly known as Hydropothecary this Quebec-based LP has grown alongside the cannabis market as it prepares for legalization.
HEXO secured a partnership with Molson Coors Brewing (NYSE:TAP,TSX:TPX) to create a joint venture to develop cannabis infused beverages, a popular trend item among cannabis companies for the time infused products become legal.
InMed Pharmaceuticals (TSX:IN)
InMed is developing therapies for patients through the research of cannabinoids in combination with drug delivery systems. The company has a dermatology product with clinical trials planned all throughout 2020.
The Green Organic Dutchman (TSX:TGOD)
TGOD launched an initial public offering (IPO) in the TSX of over 31 million shares for gross proceeds of C$115 million. The stock has continued to grow over the year and despite a setback due to local policy in the area where an additional facility is set to be completed.
Aurora Cannabis backed TGOD ahead of its IPO and has kept a relationship with the producer through Cam Battley, chief corporate officer for Aurora, becoming a board member for TGOD.
Village Farms International (TSX:VFF)
Through a partnership with Emerald Health Therapeutics, the food giant assembled a low-cost cannabis production venture. The company would offer a greenhouse facility in BC set to be converted into licensed production space.
Previously known as the Canadian Venture Exchange, the TSX Venture Exchange is the sibling listing from the larger Toronto Stock Exchange. This listing offers a variety of Canadian cannabis investment opportunities with stocks ranging from growers to biotech companies examining therapies with cannabis.
48North Cannabis (TSX:NRTH)
48North is one of the first cannabis companies to focus entirely on developing cannabis products for women.
“I believe that cannabis will be a huge part of all aspects of the health and wellness industry, and that’s really where we want to play,” 48North CEO Alison Gordon told INN.
Auxly Cannabis Group (TSXV:XLY)
Formerly known as Cannabis Wheaton, Auxly was created by Chuck Rifici, a former Tweed executive. The company employs a system of streaming investment into other cannabis ventures in the space.
Auxly now seeks a strategy of building a vertically integrated cannabis company thanks to its incoming product and the production of its subsidiary Dosecann and the multiple deals it has secured across the industry.
BLOCKStrain Technology (TSXV:DNAX)
BLOCKStrain is a software company working on a blockchain-based platform for supply chains management in the cannabis industry. The company has signed deals with cannabis producers WeedMD and Abattis Bioceuticals for the use of its platform.
Delta 9 Cannabis (TSXV:NINE)
Delta 9 is a Canadian licensed producer based in Manitoba, a province in which the producer will be able to set up four shops by the end of 2018.
The company has explored opportunities to develop the medical side as well, as it signed an agreement for the exclusive rights of a novel patented delivery method for cannabis through a dermal spray.
Emblem is a Canadian licensed producer growing its medical cannabis in an indoor facility.
The producer managed to lock down a supply agreement with the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) and the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission for its products to offer products to the recreational market in the province.
Emerald Health Therapeutics (TSXV:EMH)
As a fellow licensed producer Emerald Health sells medical cannabis to patients including oil products. It also conducts research and development into the characterization of cannabis strains and cultivation technologies.
The company obtained supply agreements with Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador for the upcoming recreational cannabis market.
FluroTech is a technology company working on a cost-effective testing platform for the cannabis industry at large. The company’s proprietary CompleTest employing fluorescence spectroscopy technology to measure specific contents of the product.
GTEC Holdings (TSXV:GETC)
Through an acquisition GTEC counts with a Canadian LP among its assets in the market. The company was issued a dealer’s license from Health Canada, which was also amended to include the extraction of of cannabis oils.
Harvest One Cannabis (TSXV:HVT)
Harvest One conducts its business thanks to three different units, United Greeneries provides the horticultural arm while Satipharm AG serves the medical arm. Those two are under the Harvest One umbrella.
Each business is strategically located with supportive regulatory frameworks in place. United Greeneries has received a Canadian medicinal cannabis cultivation license.
ICC Labs (TSXV:ICC)
ICC is a cannabis producer in Uruguay with assets in Colombia. The company made its public debut in the Canadian exchange creating a new opportunity for investors to gain exposure into new cannabis markets directly.
The producer has announced a deal to be acquired by Aurora Cannabis.
INDIVA Limited (TSXV:NDVA)
INDIVA is a company focussed on the supply of medical cannabis. Through an acquisition, this company holds a licensed producer with an indoor cannabis facility in Ontario.
The company is building an expansion for its London, Ontario facility set to be completed in 2019 and result in an estimated 3,000 kilograms of dry flower per year as well as process cannabis into oils.
Invictus MD (TSXV:GENE)
Acreage Pharms, the subsidiary LP for Invictus, has obtained provincial supply agreements with BC and Alberta. The company even announced the completion of its first shipment of product.
Invictus drew attention onto its name when it secured the entry of Gene Simmons, from KISS fame, as its Chief Evangelist Officer. Simmons has toured cannabis shows speaking in behalf of the company and the cannabis industry.
James E. Wagner Cultivation (TSXV:JWCA)
JWC is a premium cannabis brand company with an LP as a subsidiary. The company differentiates itself as it grows cannabis through a proprietary aeroponic platform named GrowthstormTM.
The company has indicated its intentions to pursue a retail play through in Ontario with the creation of JWC branded stores.
Kalytera Therapeutics (TSXV:KALY)
Next on our stock list for cannabis investment is Kalytera. This clinical-stage pharmaceutical is working on developing the latest in therapies available through the use of cannabis. Kalytera is developing a new class of proprietary CBD therapeutics.
Khiron Life Sciences (TSXV:KHRN)
Khiron is a Colombian based cannabis company raising capital in Canada through the TSXV. The producer has declared it will seek to expand its presence through Latin America including in Mexico.
Former Mexican president Vicente Fox has even joined the board of directors for the company. In the past he has advocated for the legalization of the drug and even its inclusion in the NAFTA agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada.
LiveWell Canada (TSXV:LVWL)
In its own words LiveWell is a nutritional lifestyle company looking to develop health products for patients and consumers in the cannabis and hemp space.
The company has indicated it plans to distribute cannabis edibles and infused products once they become legal in Canada.
Namaste Technologies (TSXV:N)
Namaste is a unique company in its business as it relates to the cannabis space. The company hosts an online and app-based platform that connects patients to physicians giving cannabis medicine and then offering the sale of licensed product in Canada.
The company has signed supply agreements to purchase bulk cannabis product in order to offer a variety of products through its Cannmart subsidiary.
National Access Cannabis (TSXV:META)
NAC is a unique play for cannabis investors. The company has a key partnership with Second Cup (TSX:SCU) which has indicated it plans to revamp some of its existing coffee stores across the country into cannabis shops.
These stores would be branded under the new name Meta Cannabis Supply.
Naturally Splendid has a slightly different focus than some of the other companies here on the Canadian cannabis stocks list. Rather than being involved in the medical marijuana space, the company offers investors exposure to the hemp-based healthy foods, omega, and cannabinoid markets.
Newstrike Brands (TSXV:HIP)
Newstrike is a company focussed on recreational brands and products. The company has attempted to raise the visibility of its name thanks to a partnership with Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip.
Following rumours of being included in a separate acquisition Newstrike’s stock has taken a beating in the public market. However, the company has secured supply agreements with provinces making sure its product will be on store shelves and online for adult-use.
As its name suggests, OrganiGram specializes in producing organically grown medical marijuana. The company is licensed under the ACMPR and has a production facility located in Moncton, New Brunswick.
Radient Technologies (TSXV:RTI)
Radient is an extraction technology company that has dabbled in the cannabis sector thanks to a partnership with licensed producer Aurora Cannabis.
Tetra Bio-Pharma (TSXV:TBP)
This company shows the wide range of the cannabis space as Tetra focuses on the development of novel technologies with cannabis through research studies.
Tetra has launched a study approved by Health Canada pitting its medical cannabis product against the effectiveness of opioids in the management of breakthrough cancer pain.
The Supreme Cannabis Company (TSXV:FIRE)
The company’s federally approved medical marijuana company, 7ACRES, cultivates medical marijuana on a greenhouse cost base. Supreme has also become a wholesale supplier of cannabis products securing sales among other cannabis companies.
Supreme has guaranteed a presence for 7ACRES product across Canada with supply agreements for the start of recreational use.
Viridium Pacific Group (TSXV:VIR)
Viridium acts as the parent company for Experion Biotechnologies a Canadian licensed producer of cannabis.
This subsidiary obtained a supply agreement with BC for adult-use products.
VIVO Cannabis (TSXV:VIVO)
Formerly known as ABcann Global, the company changed its name as it began to target the recreational market through its VIVO brand. The company currently counts with three brands of products to appeal consumers.
VIVO Cannabis earned supply agreements with Ontario and Alberta, which guarantee the presence of its products on these markets once recreational use becomes legal in Canada.
Another officially licensed producer in Canada, WeedMD is focused on the growth of medical cannabis and sells its product directly to customers through their website.
After a failed partnership with Hiku Brands, the company focussed its effort into the recreational market and earned supply agreements with provinces in Canada to provide its products for legalization.
The CSE offers cannabis investment with a twist, the exchange doesn’t restrict companies from pursuing business operations in the US, as long as it manages to disclose all its risks properly to shareholders.
Abattis Bioceuticals (CSE:ATT)
Abattis Bioceuticals is a vertically integrated biotechnology company focused on natural health products, including cannabis. The company develops natural health products and conducts research and development for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, bioceutical and cosmetic markets.
Alliance Growers (CSE:ACG)
In its attempt to scale up on the cannabis market from a regional, national and international scope, ACG has moved to develop a Cannabis Botany Centre with Botanical Research In Motion International to jointly develop and operate multiple cannabis-focused Botany centers in Canada.
Ascent Industries (CSE:ASNT)
The company holds a dealer’s license in Canada allowing it to possess, produce, package, sell, send, transport and deliver cannabis products and research the drug.
It’s subsidiary Agrima Botanicals, a Canadian LP, has obtained supply agreements for adult-use cannabis with Ontario and BC once legalization begins.
Beleave is a biotech company with an entry into the medical cannabis market through its licensed producer subsidiary Beleave Kannabis.
It’s LP asset has obtained a supply agreements with Ontario, BC as the adult market in Canada kicks off. The company also plans to host a retail presence in Saskatchewan as it secured store locations.
BlissCo Cannabis (CSE:BLIS)
BlissCo’s assets include a wholly owned LP subsidiary growing medical cannabis. The company is seeking to be a high-volume distributor, processor and packager of medical cannabis.
Cannex Capital Holdings (CSE:CNNX)
Cannex is a company offering industry and capital expertise to other licensed cannabis cultivators, processors and/or dispensaries domestically and internationally.
The company seeks to support the growth of other companies through cash flow from operations, strategic acquisitions and partnerships
Cannabix Technologies (CSE:BLO)
On the technology side of things, Cannabix Technologies is developing a breathalyzer device and technologies to aid law enforcement detect impaired driving from cannabis.
Canntab Therapeutics (CSE:PILL)
Canntab is offering investors a different type of play into the cannabis market. The company develops cannabis oral dosage formulations thanks to exclusive technology working in the medical cannabis space.
Cannvas MedTech (CSE:MTEC)
Cannvas is a technology company with data-driven business solutions to the industry. The company’s portal Cannvas.me gives consolidated data and acts as educational tool for cannabis users.
Charlotte’s Web Holdings (CSE:CWEB)
Charlotte’s Web is a new company created to hold the capital of the company, including the production and distribution of innovative hemp-based CBD wellness products.
Chemesis International (CSE:CSI)
This vertically-integrated company with operations in California and Puerto Rico. It’s play in the thriving legal adult-use state is through the California Sap brand including both both cannabis oil and vape cartridges products.
The company has an agreement for a stake in a medical cannabis company based in Puerto Rico.
Choom Holdings (CSE:CHOOM)
Choom Holdings is a brand focussed cannabis company seeking to open its own network of retail shops in the Canadian West Coast.
The company is also in the running for its subsidiaries to obtain licenses for the legal production of cannabis.
CannaRoyalty puts together its platform of holdings through royalty agreements, equity interests, convertible debt and licensing agreements across Canada and the US.
The multi-state operator has indicated it plans to bring its brands into the Canadian market following legalization in the country.
CROP Infrastructure (CSE:CROP)
CROP works with cannabis companies to offer capital for the acquisition of land real estate, branding and infrastructure for operations in the cannabis investment space.
This year the company has obtained 30 percent interest in facilities located in California and Washington State. “CROP continues to aggressively pursue new opportunities to expand its portfolio of tenant growers and infrastructure assets in strategic licensed jurisdictions,” CROP director Alex Horsley said.
Friday Night Inc. (CSE:TGIF)
Friday Night is a cannabis producer based in the state of Nevada, which counts with a thriving adult-use legal cannabis market.
The operator’s assets have allowed the company to produce revenue and an expansion strategy across the state.
FinCanna Capital (CSE:CALI)
FinCanna operates as an investment company for cannabis operations with a direct focus in the state of California. The company seeks to provide capital to other companies and associate with large scale potential companies.
FSD Pharma (CSE:HUGE)
FSD is a Canadian cannabis company working on the development of an indoor hydroponic cultivation and processing facility, managed by its LP subsidiary FV Pharma.
The facility the company is employing for its growth is a former KRAFT food manufacturing space in Cobourg, Ontario with a 620,000 square feet indoor facility.
Future Farm Technologies (CSE:FFT)
The company works on the development of agriculture technologies for the growth of plants. With the boom of the cannabis industry, Future Farm has expanded their business into marijuana, now representing one of their top 4 business priorities.
Global Cannabis runs a mobile application business related to the cannabis industry. Their products include Citizen Green, Foro, Opinit and Truth.
Global Hemp Group (CSE:GHG)
Canadian cannabis stock Global Hemp focuses on the acquisition or joint venturing with companies all over the hemp and cannabis sector. The companies in their network include “suppliers of high quality sustainable raw materials and finished products derived from the hemp plant.”
Golden Leaf Holdings (CSE:GLH)
Listed in Canada but located in Oregon, Golden Leaf Holdings is focused on producing high-quality cannabis oils. Golden Leaf counts with assets in the US including in the Nevada market.
Green Thumb Industries (CSE:GTII)
GTI is a multi-state cannabis operator raising capital in Canada as it continues its business in the US. The company counts with a network of dispensaries for consumers to obtain product from GTI.
High Hampton Holdings (CSE:HC)
High Hampton is a cannabis investment company focussed on the state of California. Its subsidiary CoachellaGro is working on the development of a new facility in the state to serve third party state licensed medical cannabis operators.
iAnthus Capital Holdings (CSE:IAN)
iAnthus is another multi-state operator with assets across the US where cannabis laws allow the medical or recreational sale.
The company has four key markets it targets in its operations, Massachusetts, New York, Florida and Vermont. Through this network of assets iAnthus has a solid grasp on the cannabis sector in the US.
Inner Spirit Holdings (CSE:ISH)
As the cannabis market continues to mature more options for investors appear outside of the formerly established growing industry. As such Inner Spirit Holdings offers investors a direct play into a franchise and retail model for adult-use cannabis shops.
The company expects to be present in the market following the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada with 40 stores in place.
Isodiol International (CSE:ISOL)
Through its own online store, Isodiol offers a variety of cannabidiol (CBD) products like oils, sprays, and patches. The company has developed proprietary ISO 9001 and GMP-certified cannabinoid production and purification methods to formulate high-quality CBD products.
Lexaria Bioscience (CSE:LXX)
Lexaria is food biosciences company that has the technology for improved delivery of bioactive compounds. In particular, the Canadian cannabis stock offers a variety of hemp oil products to its consumers and also has some novel food offerings like a black tea infused with hemp oil.
Lineage Grow Company (CSE:BUDD)
Lineage is a company focused on holding a lineup of licensed producer assets across the US and Canada. The company plans to deploy craft quality product thanks to cultivation techniques and genetics for this approach.
Koios Beverage (CSE:KBEV)
Koios is a company working on the development of a beverage for cognition-improving results. Thanks to a robust distribution network the company can offer its drink to consumers in the US.
Lotus Ventures (CSE:J)
Lotus Ventures is a medical marijuana company seeking a license in Canada for the production of cannabis. The company is seeking to produce high end product with a low cost in its BC facilities.
Liberty Health Sciences (CSE:LHS)
Liberty was formed by Aphria as a multi-state operator set to take advantage of the cannabis opportunity in states with favorable cannabis laws in the US.
The company has developed a network of dispensaries and patients in Florida. Aphria maintains a right to purchase its stake in the company despite selling it in 2018.
Liberty Leaf (CSE:LIB)
Liberty Leaf Holdings is focused on the business of acquiring partnership interests in up-and-coming and established companies in the medicinal and recreational cannabis investment space.
Marapharm Ventures (CSE:MDM)
Marapharm is a company with assets in Washington, Nevada and California in the US and Canada through a late stage license applicant for cannabis production.
Maricann is a licensed producer and a distributor of cannabis in Canada. The company has secured supply agreements with provinces in Canada for the start of recreational use in the country.
The company has been able to capitalize on the international play for cannabis companies thanks to its EU-GMP certified facility in Ontario.
Matica Enterprises (CSE:MMJ)
Matica is to become a majority owner of a cannabis facility in Quebec. The facility is a late stage applicant to a Canadian license for legal production.
The company has also raised capital to construct a new growth facility in Hemmingford, Quebec, which one completed is projected to offer 1 million square feet of greenhouse property.
MedMen Enterprises (CSE:MMEN)
MedMen is a multi-state dispensary operator with cannabis shops in adult-use markets in the US like California, Nevada and New York. The company also has a partnership with Cronos Group meant to open the door for the option to open MedMen branded shops in Canada.
MPX Bioceutical Corporation (CSE:BCC)
MPX is a multi-state operator of cannabis assets with operations in Nevada, Arizona and Canada. The company completed the acquisition of Canveda, a licensed producer in Canada as its play into the country.
“By expanding our footprint in multiple states, we are laying the foundation to achieve future revenue growth while driving value for shareholders,” Scott Boyes, CEO of the company, said.
MYM Nutraceuticals (CSE:MYM)
MYM Nutraceuticals is a company seeking acquisitions of Health Canada licenses for the production of cannabis.
The company holds assets in Quebec, where it seeks to construct a medical cannabis greenhouse complex that can also serve as a tourism space with various entertainment options including a hotel.
NanoSphere is a biotech company with an entry into the cannabis space thanks to its patented delivery system. This technology is made to be a more efficient delivery system for the biological agents of cannabis.
The rights to its product were negotiated to Delta 9 Cannabis to bring forward for Health Canada approval.
Nutritional High (CSE:EAT)
Nutritional High is a Canadian cannabis stock focused on cannabis-infused edible products and oil extracts for both the medical and recreational market.
The company is focussed exclusively in the US cannabis market through its assets in legal states.
Phivida Holdings (CSE:VIDA)
Next on our stock list for cannabis investment is Phivida. The company works on CBD infused foods and beverages and clinical CBD products.
Thanks to nanoencapsulation technology, the company transforms lipid based cannabinoids into a water soluble delivery format, which the company claims enhances bioavailability and timed released within the body.
PreveCeutical Medical (CSE:PREV)
PreveCeutical is a company with a health sciences approach to the development of preventive and curative therapies with cannabis. The company has established an Australian subsidiary to expand its research and development efforts.
PUF Ventures (CSE:PUF)
PUF Ventures has a diversified portfolio of assets in the Canadian marijuana sector. The company seeks to create value for shareholders through acquisitions, joint ventures and other projects in the market.
Quadron Capital Corporation (CSE:QCC)
Quadron works to help licensed producers in Canada with “complex needs and requirements” through equipment, products, and services. The company also offers dispensing devices and consumption products. The company has two subsidiaries in Soma Labs Scientific, Greenmantle, and Cybernetic Control Systems.
Ravenquest BioMed (CSE:RQB)
Ravenquest is a diversified cannabis company with facilities in Alberta and Ontario focused on the production of cannabis, management and consulting services in the industry and specific research of new products.
This company offers a novel play into the cannabis space to investors. As a merchant bank Redfund offers debt and equity options to cannabis companies in the space.
Through this alternative capital companies are able to continue developing facilities or general business models in the cannabis space.
RISE Life Science (CSE:RLSC)
RISE Life Science is a company developing cannabis consumer products for both medical and adult-use markets. The company plans to establish a potential capacity in 2019 to market all of its CBD products throughout the US, Canadian and European markets.
Scythian Biosciences (CSE:SCYB)
Scythian is a research and development company with a patent application for the use of cannabinoids for the treatment of brain trauma injuries.
The company elected to drop the TSXV as it seeked to further develop its assets in the US. Scythian sold its Latin American network of interests to Aphria, including an entry into the Colombian market.
Sunniva is a vertically integrated cannabis company operating in California, thanks to a 325,000 square feet facility in the state.
The company has decided to spin out its Canadian assets in an attempt to create value for existing shareholders, Sunniva Medical which is constructing the Sunniva Canada Campus in BC, into a new publicly traded company.
Sproutly is a company with an LP asset growing cannabis for the company to develop its infused beverage products thanks to the acquisition of Infusion Biosciences.
Kris Dahl, VP of corporate development for the company, told INN their technology improved the efficiency of the effects from consuming these infused products.
TerrAscend counts with Solace Health as its subsidiary, a Canadian LP which will be able to to sell product in the recreational market thanks to supply agreements with Ontario, BC, Nova Scotia and PEI.
The company’s other subsidiary Terra Health Network is a research-based cannabinoid medical group, which wants to improve the medical cannabis solutions available for patients with chronic pain and debilitating illnesses.
THC Biomed (CSE:THC)
THC Biomed is a Canadian LP with a focus on the research sector for the industry.
“As the industry develops, it will become more important to focus on scientific research and development of products and services related to medical cannabis,” the company explains.
The Tinley Beverage Company (CSE:TNY)
Tinley Beverage is the producer of Hemplify, a drinkable vitality supplement containing hemp extract made from the stalk of industrial hemp.
The company operates in the California market, where adult-use cannabis is legal
True Leaf Medicine (CSE:MJ)
Canada-based True Leaf is slightly different than the aforementioned Canadian cannabis stocks; the company is focused on the production of hemp-based functional dog chews and other pet products.
The company is working on a new facility in BC to continue the expansion of its products.
Valens GroWorks (CSE:VGW)
The network of assets Valen GroWorks holds complete its cannabis business with research and production.
Valens GroWorks’ subsidiary, Valens Agritech, holds a dealers license in Canada and Supra THC Services is a testing lab licensed by Health Canada.
Veritas Pharma (CSE:VRT)
Veritas is working on fully understanding the medical capabilities of marijuana, the company’s mission is to find the most effective strains that target a specific disease condition.
Veritas is using a specifically designed approach to their research where they chemically and pharmacologically profile the plant.
Vodis Pharmaceuticals (CSE:VP)
Next on our stock list for cannabis investment is Vodis. The firm has medical and recreational marijuana business operations in both Canada and the United States. With facilities in BC and Washington State, Vodis is actively seeking expansion opportunities in other countries and US states.
Wildflower Brands (CSE:SUN)
These company, as its name indicates, has a targeted approach to brand construction and development. Wildflower sells “CBD+ products” online and for retailers in the US.
Xanthic Biopharma (CSE:XTHC)
Xanthic is a company working with strategic partners to deliver a higher quality of cannabinoid solubility, improved bioavailability, accurate micro-dosing and greater consistency versus competitive infused products, thanks to a patent-pending process.
Maple Leaf Green World (NEO:MGW)
Maple Leaf is a company with interests in both the Canadian and US cannabis markets. The company’s facility in BC is in the process of applying for federal license to grow medical marijuana under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). In the US the company holds a medical cultivation license in Nevada and is seeking a recreational one as well.
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This article has been updated since its original publication in 2016, with the most recent update done by Bryan Mc Govern.
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Securities Disclosure: I, Jocelyn Aspa and Bryan Mc Govern, hold no direct investment interest in any company mentioned in this article.
Editorial Disclosure: BLOCKStrain Technology, Emblem, FluroTech, GTEC Holdings, Harvest One Cannabis, INDIVA Limited, Invictus MD, James E. Wagner Cultivation, Kalytera Therapeutics, Khiron Life Sciences, Naturally Splendid Enterprises, The Supreme Cannabis Company, Alliance Growers, Ascent Industries, Beleave, Canntab Therapeutics, Cannvas MedTech, Chemesis International, CROP Infrastructure, Friday Night Inc., FinCanna Capital, FSD Pharma, Global Cannabis Application, High Hampton Holdings, Inner Spirit Holdings, Isodiol International, Lexaria Bioscience, Lineage Grow Company, Koios Beverage, Lotus Ventures, Maricann, MYM Nutraceuticals, NanoSphere Health Sciences, Nutritional High, Phivida Holdings, PreveCeutical Medical, PUF Ventures, Redfund Capital Corporation, RISE Life Science, Valens GroWorks, Vodis Pharmaceuticals, Xanthic Biopharma and Maple Leaf Green World are clients of the Investing News Network. This article is not paid-for content.