s the hemp and medical marijuana sectors have yet to take off in the United States, I am keeping a list of stocks to watch that deal with the cannabis hemp plant. This is regularly updated information about current hemp stocks. Stock charts and ticker symbols are given for each one, along with a link to the companies' information.
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.However - just investing is not enough; purchasing hemp products and spreading the word will help give the hemp economy the boost it deserves.
Crailar Technologies Inc. (OTC:CRLRF)
Crailar Technologies Inc.
(formerly Naturally Advanced Technologies, Inc.) is a Cleantech company focused on providing textile, composite, biomass, and pulping solutions, through the processing of industrial hemp, and other bast fiber crops.
During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company has two operating units: the development and execution of its processing platform called CRAILAR® technology, which is a series of bast fiber processing technologies targeted at use for sustainable feedstocks in pulp, paper, apparel, textile, and composites; and HTnaturals business to pioneer and brand for true organic and sustainable products to meet the apparel demands of corporate and individual customers.
The wholly owned subsidiaries include 0697072 B.C. Ltd., Hemptown USA, Inc., CRAILAR Fiber Technologies Inc. (CRAILAR®), and HTnaturals Apparel Corp. (HTnaturals).
CannaVest Corp. (OTC: CANV)
and their portfolio companies specialize in providing the health and wellness benefits of certain extracts and products from the industrial hemp plant. They also feature various product lines infused with hemp-based cannabidiol (CBD). The company launched its first consumer product in the second quarter of 2013, and anticipates bringing additional products to market in late 2013.
Medical Marijuana Stocks
Hemp Inc. (OTCPK: HEMP)
(OTC: HEMP), consists of several divisions including Marijuana, Inc., MarijuanaInc.TV, Herbagenix, Eco-Harmony and four spin-off companies.
Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC: MJNA)
Medical Marijuana, Inc.
(OTC: MJNA), an Oregon Corporation, was founded in March 2009 for the purpose of providing advanced business solutions to the rapidly expanding Medical Marijuana industry.
They provide integrated tax oversight and collection solutions to local, state and federal governments, while also providing business management solutions to the industry that will confidently ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
MMI will also soon provide Certified Testing and Gradation Solutions to establish and maintain high-level quality control of potency, strain and contaminants.
MMI provides fully compliant turn-key management solutions to Independent Operators of Medical Marijuana collectives, co-ops and dispensaries, allowing investors to confidently enter this arena in full compliance from the start.
Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC:CBIS)
Cannabis Science, Inc. (formerly Gulf Onshore Inc.)
is a development-stage company.
The Company is engaged in the pharmaceutical cannabis industry. The Company is focused to develop, produce, commercialize, a variety of whole plant cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical products. The Company is focused to pursue the development of blood pressure and cancer medications. The endocannabinoid system normally regulates blood pressure through its capacity to dilate blood vessels and reduce adrenergic stimuli.
On March 30, 2009, the Company entered into an agreement with Cannex Therapeutics, LLC. The asset purchase agreement includes all of Cannex' intellectual property rights, formulas, patents, trademarks, client base, hardware and software, including the Website www.phytiva.com.
MediSwipe Inc. (OTCBB:MWIP)
MediSwipe Inc. (formerly Cannabis Medical Solutions Inc. & Commerce Online, Inc.)
provides both online and wireless merchant payment solutions. The Company offers a range of secure transaction processing solutions using Internet point-of-sale (POS), e-commerce, social networks and mobile (wireless) terminals through its alliance partner network. The Company's electronic payment processing range of services will enable clients to accept credit cards in stores or online, debit and automated teller machines (ATM) cards and automated clearance house (ACH) check drafts for payment whether a retail, service, mail-order or Internet merchant. The Commerce Online suite of e-commerce services include private label gateway, credit card acceptance, debit/ATM card acceptance, phone/mail order, Internet processing, gift and loyalty cards, check services, wireless/mobile, Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT), Web development and consulting, ACH, and equipment and supplies.