CANNAINVESTOR Magazine February / March 2017 - Page 89

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Canna Yes! Cannabis Investing Basics for Beginners

By Elizabeth V. Allen

The world has been intently watching Colorado since January 1, 2014 as marijuana sales became legal for anyone over the age of 21. A smaller group of people actually knew that with the voter-approved Amendment 64, December 10, 2012, that it became legal for anyone over the age of 21 to use or possess up to an ounce of marijuana for any purpose.

Shocked?

Probably not.

Curious?

Probable so!

My research has shown this “curiosity” has resulted in three primary veins of thought:

The purple spotted elephant in the room – those that believe legalizing marijuana will bring hell and damnation to a nation and all of the depraved users will surely corrupt the earth.

The pink – the amazing medial teams across the world committed and striving to prove the positive uses of marijuana and its extracts to create medicines, relief, cures and more in the medicinal marijuana world.

The green elephant in the room – that mighty, massive, delightful, wonderful green elephant is the triumphant sounder of the news that marijuana companies are allowed to be traded in the stock market!

What? You haven’t heard? Yes, yes you can!

All jest aside, millions of people are and have been investing in marijuana stocks for a number of years and several million more would like to get involved in this green rush journey.

Puff, puff pass has definitely crossed into mainstream America by way of marijuana companies stock trading on the USA stock market. Daily I am asked a variety of questions when people find out that I am one of these cannabis stock traders. Some questions I have fielded and comments people have made include: