Want to invest in cannabis? INN offers investors a growing list of cannabis companies listed on the TSX. See what they’ve been up to lately.
The business of cannabis has risen in the past few years, and with it many investors have been keen to discover how best to invest in cannabis.
Now with recreational use legalized in Canada, companies have been able to enter the big leagues of stock trading by breaking into the Toronto Stock Exchange.
The TSX offers investors a new venue for cannabis ventures, and it has seen leaders of the cannabis industry join its ranks, including massive licensed producers expanding their product and brands.
These companies are leaders in the industry thanks to their rapid growth, large-scale developments and, usually, size of market cap.
For those interested in how to invest in cannabis, here the Investing News Network offers a growing list of all cannabis-related companies listed on the TSX in alphabetical order.
Alcanna (TSX:CLIQ,OTC Pink:LQSIF)
Alcanna is an alcohol retail operator first and foremost, but thanks to an investment from Aurora Cannabis (TSX:ACB,NYSE:ACB), the company now also manages marijuana retail shops across the country under the retail brand name Nova Cannabis.
Aleafia Health (TSX:ALEF,OTCQX:ALEAF)
After completing a key acquisition, the firm was able to reach the TSX and gain a spot amid some of the top cannabis producers in Canada. Aleafia has a direct focus on the health and wellness space and its relationship with cannabis products.
Aphria was one of the first companies to reach the TSX and help solidify the growth of the marijuana industry. After undergoing a management change, the firm has maintained its attention to its scale growing operations and its international ventures.
Aurora Cannabis (TSX:ACB,NYSE:ACB)
Aurora Cannabis has secured a spot amid the leading producers of marijuana in Canada and has operations across the globe. The company has continued a steady path of acquisitions for players involved in all parts of the supply chain and development of marijuana technology.
Avicanna is a Canadian company working on the development of plant-derived cannabinoid-based products. The two subsidiaries of the company are licensed to cultivate and process cannabis for the production of cannabis extracts and purified cannabinoids.
CannTrust Holdings (TSX:TRST,NYSE:CTST)
CannTrust is a Canadian producer with a deep network of patient users that is actively developing its recreational offerings in the Canadian market. The company plans to develop hemp operations in the US market.
Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED,NYSE:CGC)
Canopy Growth is one of the largest leading Canadian cannabis producers, with investments across the entire sector. The firm has a significant investment from alcohol maker Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ).
Cardiol Therapeutics (TSX:CRDL,OTCQX:CRTPF)
Cardiol is working on the development of medicines based on pharmaceutical grade cannabidiol (CBD) and refining the production of lab made elements of cannabis for medical use.
Charlotte’s Web Holdings (TSX:CWEB,OTCQX:CWBHF)
This Colorado-based company operates as a hemp producer distributing novelty products in the legal US market. Shares of Charlotte’s Web reached the TSX after regulators gained more clarity on the legal status of hemp in the US.
Cronos Group (TSX:CRON,NASDAQ:CRON)
Cronos is a leading marijuana firm with a blockbuster investment deal from Altria Group (NYSE:MO), one of the biggest tobacco producers in the world. The firm, like many other producers, has expressed interest in entering the US cannabis market at an appropriate time.
Similar to other marijuana-producing peers in the space, HEXO was able to secure a partnership with an established beverage maker to develop cannabis-infused drinks, thanks to a joint venture with Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP).
InMed Pharmaceuticals (TSX:IN)
InMed operates as a biopharmaceutical company, but its focus is set on the development of CBD-based therapeutics for disease treatment. Its pipeline has three candidates.
MediPharm Labs (TSX:LABS,OTCQX:MEDIF)
MediPharm is a cannabis extraction company working on offering pharma-grade cannabis oils and concentrates to be used for infused products. The firm expects to process 250,000 kilograms of dry cannabis per year for extraction.
Neptune Wellness Solutions (TSX:NEPT,NASDAQ:NEPT)
Neptune is a company working in the extraction market alongside the marijuana space for novelty products. The firm also produces cannabis capsules using Licaps technology.
The Green Organic Dutchman (TGOD) (TSX:TGOD,OTCQX:TGODF)
After a successful capital raising, TGOD reached the TSX promising the benefits of organic cannabis production and cost effective operations. The company touts an international portfolio with operations in Europe and Latin America.
The Supreme Cannabis Company (TSX:FIRE,OTCQX:SPRWF)
Supreme Cannabis has earned a reputation as a dedicated producer with operations growing at a steady scale. This company has a focus on brand development and an interest in international plays for the cannabis market.
Village Farms International (TSX:VFF,NASDAQ:VFF)
Village Farms is a vertically integrated greenhouse grower across North America. The company decided to enter the cannabis space through a 50/50 joint venture for the management of cannabis grower Pure Sunfarms.
Zenabis Global (TSX:ZENA)
The resulting company from a reverse-takeover between Sun Pharm Investments and Bevo Agro, this cannabis producer offers consumers a variety of recreational products.
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Securities Disclosure: I, Bryan Mc Govern, hold no direct investment interest in any company mentioned in this article.
Editorial Disclosure: Cardiol Therapeutics and MediPharm Labs is a client of the Investing News Network. This article is not paid-for content.