What You Need to Know Before Investing in Pot Stocks

Is there a safe way to invest in the marijuana industry?

You’d have to think so, given that legal marijuana is poised to become common in Canada and the 36 U.S. states that have legalized medicinal or recreational pot.

Already well established in healthcare, weed could also become a household staple, as familiar as bottled water and bread.

What follows are major risk factors for investors in this nascent industry, dominated so far by large Canadian firms; and a look at four of the biggest speculative pot stocks, some highly speculative stocks, and a few of the low-risk investments in the sector.

– Read the entire article at The Star.