Psilocybin Could Help Treat Millions with Depression

Mental health is on the decline all over the world.  At the moment, nearly 264 million people are struggling with depression, for example.  To help alleviate the symptoms of depression, many turn to anti-depressants such as SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors). Problem is — SSRIs aren’t always useful, focusing more on symptom suppression than root … Continue reading “Psilocybin Could Help Treat Millions with Depression”

This Could Help With the Obesity Epidemic

The obesity epidemic is still bursting at the seams.  In fact, according to Medical News Today, the issue contributes to more than five million global deaths every year.  In addition, according to the World Health Organization, obesity has tripled since 1975.  More than 1.9 billion adults were overweight, as of 2016, with more than 650 … Continue reading “This Could Help With the Obesity Epidemic”

Top Catalysts that Could Drive Cannabis to Higher Highs

Cannabis stocks could race to higher highs in New Year 2022, including Xebra Brands (CSE:XBRA)(OTCQB:XBRAF), Aurora Cannabis (NASDAQ:ACB)(TSX:ACB), Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED)(NASDAQ:CGC), Tilray Inc. (NASDAQ:TLRY)(TSX:TLRY), and OrganiGram Holdings (NASDAQ:OGI)(TSX:OGI) thanks to substantial catalysts. For one, in the U.S., Congress could decriminalize cannabis this spring. In fact, according to The Hill, federal proposals could establish banking services … Continue reading “Top Catalysts that Could Drive Cannabis to Higher Highs”

The Metaverse Could be a Trillion-Dollar Opportunity

Get ready for the metaverse. Defined as a combination of multiple elements of technology, including virtual reality, augmented reality and video where users ‘live’ within a digital universe, supporters of the metaverse envision its users working, playing and staying connected with friends through everything from concerts and conferences to virtual trips around to the world, … Continue reading “The Metaverse Could be a Trillion-Dollar Opportunity”

Cannabis Ruling Seeing Big International Coverage

Mexico could be one of the biggest players in the North American cannabis market, according to Xebra Brands (CSE:XBRA)(OTC:XBRAF), the first company allowed to commercialize cannabis per a Mexican Supreme Court ruling. Even better, according to Xebra Brands President Robert Giustra, as quoted by Reuters, “Mexico is clearly legalizing. It’s going to happen, probably next … Continue reading “Cannabis Ruling Seeing Big International Coverage”

Top Ways to Trade the Plant Based Boom in 2022

Global retail sales of plant-based food could be on course for $162 billion in sales by 2030, says Bloomberg Intelligence. “Food-related consumer habits often come and go as fads, but plant-based alternatives are here to stay — and grow,” said Jennifer Bartashus, senior consumer staples analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence, as quoted by SupermarketNews.com.  “The expanding … Continue reading “Top Ways to Trade the Plant Based Boom in 2022”

Top Cannabis Beverage Stocks for 2022

The CBD beverage market could be worth about $3 billion by 2025, according to analysts at Grand View Research. In fact, according to the firm, “Rising demand for wellness drinks is anticipated to drive the growth. Moreover, the low sugar content of the product and the presence of an appropriate quantity of cannabis for consumption … Continue reading “Top Cannabis Beverage Stocks for 2022”

Psychedelics Could Help Treat Mental Health Issues

Psychedelics could be one of the most rewarding opportunities of 2021 and beyond.  All as countless studies show how useful they can be in treating mental health issues, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, PTSD, opioid addiction, alcoholism, depression, and anxiety. Johns Hopkins Medicine launched the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research to study compounds like LSD and … Continue reading “Psychedelics Could Help Treat Mental Health Issues”

Top Companies Racing to Help with Mental Health

Millions of people all over the world are struggling with mental health issues.  All thanks to the seemingly never-ending pandemic.  In fact, according to Mental Health America, in 2021, Youth mental health is worsening. 9.7% of youth in the U.S. have severe major depression, compared to 9.2% in last year’s dataset. Even before COVID-19, the prevalence … Continue reading “Top Companies Racing to Help with Mental Health”

Demand for Alternative Lending Creating Opportunity

The alternative financing market shows no signs of slowing. For years, the Canadian credit market, for example, had been dominated by a few banks – some of which didn’t make lending easy for consumers or for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). In fact, those that couldn’t secure a loan weren’t left with a good deal … Continue reading “Demand for Alternative Lending Creating Opportunity”