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The Multi –Billion Dollar North American Cannabis Market; Publicly Traded Company Directory Preview Released




The Multi –Billion Dollar North American Cannabis Market; Publicly Traded Company Directory Preview Released


“You will not find another multi-billion-dollar market growing at 25 percent anywhere in the world that is not already filled with multi-national companies and institutional investors”- Arcview Market Research

Investorideas.com – February 6, 2017 – Investorideas.com, a global news source covering leading sectors including marijuana and hemp stocks, releases its third excerpt of its cannabis /hemp stock directory for investors following the sector.

How big is the market opportunity? Arcview Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research, says that “regulated marijuana sales in North America totaled $6.7 billion in 2016, a 30 percent increase from 2015. Sales are projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 25 percent, from $6.7 billion in 2016 to an estimated $20.2 billion by 2021.”

They also said in their recent press release, “This is the first time Canada is included in Arcview’s annual market estimates and projections, thus referring to it as a North American number.

“No estimation of the size of the legal cannabis industry is complete without recognizing the new massive role Canada’s market will play as it moves toward legalizing adult use,” said Tom Adams, Arcview Market Research’s new editor-in-chief. “The only consumer industry categories I’ve seen reach $5 billion in annual spending and then post anything like 25 percent compound annual growth in the next five years are cable television (19 percent) in the 1990s and the broadband internet (29 percent) in the 2000s.”

“The biggest game changer for the future are the four new states that approved adult-use measures; 21 percent of the total US population now live in legal adult-use markets,” continued Adams. “Spending in the largest three adult-use markets (CO, WA and OR) was up 62 percent through September after doubling in 2015, fueled in large part by the sudden popularity of alternative ingestion methods such as edibles and concentrates.”

“You will not find another multi-billion-dollar market growing at 25 percent anywhere in the world that is not already filled with multi-national companies and institutional investors. That’s part of what makes the cannabis industry such a unique opportunity for investors and entrepreneurs,” said Troy Dayton, CEO of Arcview Market Research  “     https://www.arcviewmarketresearch.com/





Marijuana/Hemp Stock List 2017
Directory Preview:  Get the full list as a member at the Cannabis Directory page: http://www.investorideas.com/Marijuana-Stocks/Stocks_List.asp
Kush Bottles, Inc. (OTCQB: KSHB) provides packaging products and solutions to producers, processers and retailers operating in the regulated medical and recreational cannabis industry. Founded in 2010, Kush Bottles has sold more than 100 million bottles and regularly services more than 1,000 customers across the United States and Canada. The company primarily services the business-to-business market, which includes legally operated medical and adult-use dispensaries, growers and marijuana-infused product (MIP) manufacturers. Kush Bottles aims to be the gold standard for responsible branding and packaging in the cannabis industry. Kush Bottles has no direct involvement with cannabis plants or extracts
Kaya Holdings Inc (OTC:KAYS) through its subsidiary, Marijuana Holdings Americas, Inc. owns and operates the Kaya Shack, the first legal marijuana dispensary by a U.S. publicly traded company – Kaya Shack™. KAYS creates and establishes it own brands that produce, distribute and/or sell premium cannabis products, including flower, concentrates, and cannabis-infused baked goods and candies.
Laguna Blends, Inc. (CSE: LAG; OTC:LAGBF) is a network marketing company that generates retail sales through independent affiliates. Affiliates utilize tools and technology that enable them to build an international business from their own home or anywhere else in the world. This technology replaces the need for expensive travel and hotel meetings. The Company is currently focused on the nutritional health benefits derived from hemp. Laguna’s first product category as an entry to market are functional beverage products that contain hemp and other efficacious ingredients. Laguna’s initial products to market are the following: · “Caffe” is an instant, “just add water” hot coffee beverage that is infused with both whey and hemp protein. With 2 grams of protein in every serving, Laguna’s proprietary product packs a powerful protein punch. Caffe, contains Instant coffee, whey protein hydrolysate, hemp protein, natural flavors. · “Pro369” is a single serving, "on-the-go," plant based, instant, hemp protein that is served cold and comes in 4 delicious flavors. Pro369 is water soluble and can be directly mixed in water, added to milk, almond milk or coconut milk. Pro369 can also be blended in a shake or smoothie. Pro369 is also a source of Omegas, 3, 6 and 9 and contains ginseng. Laguna Blends has been granted approval from Health Canada for four powdered Pro369 flavours: Chocolate Banana, Mixed Berry and Vanilla Caramel and Tropical Powder. Pro369 contains Hemp protein, natural flavors, stevia, and American ginseng. The Company sells its products through its independent affiliates in the USA and Canada.
Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE:LXX; OTC:LXRP) is a food sciences company focused on the delivery of active compounds that can behave as superfoods through its proprietary infusion technologies. Lexaria’s technology enables higher bioavailability rates for CBD; THC; NSAIDs; Nicotine and other molecules than is possible without lipophilic enhancement technology. This can allow for lower overall dosing requirements and/or higher effectiveness in active molecule delivery. Lexaria hopes to reduce other common but less healthy ingestion methods such as smoking as it embraces the benefits of public health.
Lifeloc Technologies Inc (OTC:LCTC) is a trusted U.S. manufacturer of evidential breath alcohol testers and related training and supplies for Workplace, Law Enforcement, Corrections and International customers. Marijuana Testing Equipment: Dipcards/Goggles
Maple Leaf Green World (TSX:MGW.V) is a Canadian company that focuses in the agricultural/environmental industry with three main areas of activity: Eco-Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Canadian MMPR - It pursues opportunities within the medical cannabis industry. If and when a MMPR license is obtained and through an agreement to lease a greenhouse facility with Woodmere Nursery Ltd., it will become a Canadian producer. It is currently seeking a Canadian MMPR licensed producer status to grow medical cannabis in Canada for domestic consumption and export to approved countries. California Project - It pursues opportunities within the medical cannabis industry in various States that have legalized marijuana. It is currently joint ventured with a California non-profit collective to set up a growing facility.
Marapharm Ventures Inc (CSE:MDM) has 300,000 square feet of medical marijuana licenses, land, and facilities in WA and NV and, about two and a half years ago, Marapharm applied in Canada to Health Canada for a MMPR (Production and Sales) license, having since passed the necessary security clearances. The application is currently in the in-depth screening process. In September 2016, Health Canada contacted Marapharm with a provision to amend its application to allow for the new regulations, known as ACMPR.
MariJ Pharmaceuticals – division of Acacia Diversified Holdings, Inc (OTC:ACCA) The MariJ Group of companies was launched in 2014, quickly finding an opportunity to fill industry niches by offering state-of-the-art equipment and services to the emerging cannabis industry. Its activities have included mobile extraction and blending of high-quality oils, launching a line of high-CBD 0-THC dietary supplements for the pediatrics sector, private label packaging of numerous products, RFID and cannabis-tracking technologies, with a unique proprietary POS system for retailers that includes HIPPA compliant technology. MariJ, through its TropiFlora subsidiary, has also applied for a cannabis growers license in Florida, and the Company is in discussions to acquire or joint venture with licensed growers in other venues.
Marijuana Company of America Inc (OTC:MCOA) is a publicly traded company headquartered in Southern California. MCOA will distribute marijuana and products related to marijuana as well as CBD and hemp, using a variety of marketing approaches to distribute on a global basis.
MassRoots, Inc. (OTC:MSRT) is one of the largest technology platforms for the regulated cannabis industry. It is proud to be affiliated with the leading businesses and organizations in the cannabis industry, including the ArcView Group and National Cannabis Industry Association. MassRoots has been covered by The Hill, Denver Post, Fortune, Forbes, and CNBC.
Matica Enterprises Inc. (CSE: MMJ) is a Canadian company intending to enter the medical marijuana sector. Our focus will be on supplying high quality marijuana to patients and distributors across Canada and related industries and products. Recently Matica has completed an Agreement with THC Dispensaries Inc. (“THCD”) a Nova Scotia Company with “ Right to Build “ status awaiting it's Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulation (“ MMPR”) License .Matica and THCD are currently completing a brand new State of the Art free standing Facility and anticipate the final Inspection in the near future.
MCIG INC. (OTC:MCIG) is a leading manufacturer and marketer of portable and home vaporizers, THC extracts and related equipment, CBD Rich Hemp Oil-derived products, and related nutraceuticals based on natural compounds found in Cannabis and Hemp plants. The company owns the mCig and Vapolution brands, and has a 47% stake in VitaCig (VTCQ), makers of the VitaStik, a disposable, vitamin vaporizer. The company believes that a well-regulated marijuana industry is emerging as more states follow the lead of Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington in legalizing marijuana. A similar trend is developing within the CBD and Hemp industries following overwhelming consumer demand.
Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (OTC:REFG) Our mission is to provide end-to-end management, across multiple management systems, for medicinal marijuana operations. Many medicinal marijuana companies have experienced such rapid growth that they are finding it difficult to manage all aspects of their operation. In order to become a successful and compliant medicinal marijuana operation, effective management must depend on many different systems. REFG solves the fragmentation problem by identifying tools that are important to dispensaries, and customizing those tools specifically catered to the industry. We strive to create awareness within the medicinal marijuana industry and to develop an environmentally friendly, economically sustainable business while increasing shareholder value.
MEDICAN ENTERPRISES INC. (OTC:MDCN) is a company seeking promising pharmaceutical and other business opportunities in the emerging medical and recreational marijuana sector. Through its subsidiaries, Medican is seeking to invest in businesses associated with the growing, marketing, research and development, training, distribution and retail sale of medical and recreational marijuana, both in the United States and Canada.
Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC: MJNA) Our mission is to be the premier cannabis and hemp industry innovators, leveraging our team of professionals to source, evaluate and purchase value-added companies and products, while allowing them to keep their integrity and entrepreneurial spirit. We strive to create awareness within our industry, develop environmentally friendly, economically sustainable businesses, while increasing shareholder value.
Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. (OTC:MDCL) Established in March 2014, the Company secured its first client/licensee in April 2014. To date, they have provided guidance for several clients that have successfully secured licenses to operate cannabis businesses within their state. It currently has twenty-seven active clients in 13 states (including Puerto Rico), focusing on working with licensees and clients to 1) utilize its experience, technology, and training to help secure a license, 2) deploy the Company's highly effective variable capacity constant harvest cultivation practices through its deployment of Cultivation MAX and eliminate the liability of single grower dependence, 3) avoid the costly mistakes generally made in start-up, and 4) stay engaged with an ever expanding team of licensees and partners all focused on quality and safety that will 'share' the ever improving experience and knowledge of the network.
MENTOR CAPITAL INC. (OTC:MNTR) The company seeks to take significant positions in medical marijuana and cannabis companies to both provide public market liquidity for founders and to incubate private cannabis companies that have the potential to be spun off as stand-alone pubic companies.
Mettrum Health Corp. (TSX:MT.V)  Mettrum Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Corporation, is a Toronto-based company and a licensed producer of medical cannabis under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (Canada) issued pursuant to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Canada) (the "ACMPR"), which came into effect on August 24, 2016. Mettrum received its first license from Health Canada under the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (the "MMPR") on November 1, 2013 and began production of medical cannabis at its first production facility in Bowmanville, Ontario. Mettrum received its second license from Health Canada under the MMPR on December 11, 2014 for its subsidiary, Agripharm Corp., at Mettrum Creemore facility in Clearview, Ontario. Mettrum received its third license from Health Canada under the MMPR on December 17, 2015 for Mettrum Ltd. at its new 60,000 square foot production and distribution facility in Bowmanville, Ontario. Mettrum is a leading producer and vendor of medical cannabis under the ACMPR system. In addition, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Mettrum Hempworks, Mettrum is also a licensed producer and distributor of industrial cannabis (hemp) products, including Mettrum's functional food line, Mettrum Originals™, under the Industrial Hemp Regulations (Canada) issued pursuant to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Canada).
My Marijuana Canada Inc (CSE:MYM) is a west-coast based medical marijuana company focused on production, distribution, innovation and technologies related to the Marijuana industry. Our executive team has built many successful companies from the ground up and are striving to make MYM a world class brand.
MyDx, Inc. (OTC:MYDX) is a chemical detection and sensor technology company based in San Diego, California whose mission is to help people Trust & Verify® what they put into their minds and bodies. The Company developed MyDx®, a patented, affordable portable analyzer that provides real-time chemical analysis and fits in the palm of the user’s hand. The multi-use MyDx analyzer leverages over a decade of established chemical detection technology to measure chemicals of interest. The Company owns a substantial and growing intellectual property portfolio of patents covering its technology. The MyDx CannaDx™, AquaDx™ and OrganaDx™ sensors are now commercialized, and the AeroDx™ application is next in line. All Sensors will be compatible with a MyDx App that empowers consumers to test the chemical composition of what they eat, drink and inhale.
Namaste Technologies Inc.  (CSE:N; OTC:NXTTF) Formerly Next Gen Metals, Inc. - is an emerging leader in vaporizer and accessories space. Namaste has over 30 e-commerce retail stores in 20 countries, offers the largest range of brand name vaporizers products on the market and is actively manufacturing and launching multiple unique proprietary products for retail and wholesale distribution. The Company is currently focused on expanding its product offering, acquisitions and strategic partnerships, and entering new markets globally.
Naturally Splendid Enterprises Ltd (TSX:NSP.V) has an exclusive licensing agreement to market and distribute, the full complement of patent pending, plant-based omega products created by Boreal Technologies. The products include HempOmega(TM) and H2Omega(TM), as well as the AlgaeOmega(TM) FlaxOmega(TM), CanolaOmega(TM), and ChiaOmega(TM) plant based omega products. These novel products utilize microencapsulation and are available in both a powder format and an aqueous solution for increased flexibility in ingredient applications and stand-alone products. Additionally, the Company has licensed from FSL progressive cannabinoid extraction and formulation technologies including the world’s first water soluble cannabinoid patent. Naturally Splendid’s 100% owned NATERA(TM) line of hemp-based superfood products are carried nationwide by Canada’s leading health food distributors and a network of retail stores across Canada including major retailers and specialty stores. Naturally Splendid’s recently rebranded “NATERA(TM)” line of products includes natural and flavored shelled hemp seeds as well as natural and flavored hemp protein powders.
Nemus Bioscience Inc. (OTC:NMUS) is a biopharmaceutical company, headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of cannabinoid-based therapeutics for significant unmet medical needs in global markets. Utilizing certain proprietary technology licensed from the University of Mississippi, NEMUS is working to develop novel ways to deliver cannabinoid-based drugs for specific indications, with the aim of optimizing the clinical effects of such drugs, while limiting the potential adverse events. NEMUS' strategy will explore the use of natural and synthetic compounds, alone or in combination. The Company is led by a highly qualified team of executives with decades of biopharmaceutical experience and significant background in early-stage drug development.

This directory is for research purposes and not a solicitation to buy or sell securities 

Profile Solutions, Inc.  (OTC: PSIQ)
Profile Solutions, Inc. (OTC: PSIQ) A Security Technology developer, system designer and integrator, specializing in servicing Fortune 100 Customers, Law Enforcement and Government Agencies/Facilities, Medical and Recreational cannabis industry-related businesses. http://www.profilesolutionsinc.com/



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