Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Pot Stocks and the Marijuana Industry

With more states in the U.S. legalizing marijuana to varying levels, the drug is entering the mainstream. Naturally, that’s left a lot of investors wondering: How can I make money investing in marijuana?

In this episode of The Motley Fool’s Industry Focus: Healthcare, analyst Kristine Harjes and Motley Fool contributor Todd Campbell discuss:

  • The difference between the popular cannabinoids CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol).
  • Marijuana’s medical applications for cancer and epilepsy treatments.
  • Why states like Colorado are eying this market and seeing a big tax opportunity.
  • How countries like Uruguay and Canada are at the forefront of legalized recreational and medicinal efforts.
  • The pureplay marijuana stocks, including: Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC), Aurora Cannabis, and Aphria.
  • The biotech companies that have exposure to marijuana, including GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH) and INSYS Therapeutics (NASDAQ: INSY).
  • The sneaky ways to invest in marijuana, like Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) and Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ).

A full transcript follows the video.

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