Alan Brochstein, The Cannabis Capitalist
Alan Brochstein, CFA, covers the cannabis industry full time from Houston, running 420 Investor, a subscription-based service for those interested in publicly-traded cannabis stocks, and New Cannabis Ventures, a news and information platform that highlights promising companies and influential investors in the cannabis industry. Before focusing on the cannabis industry in 2013, Alan worked as an independent equity research analyst following two decades as a portfolio manager, trader, and analyst.
Most Popular Articles

Investing in Cannabis Extraction: 5 Companies to Watch

The extraction process is fueling the boom in vaping, edibles, and concentrates. Who's profiting from the trend?

Investing in CBD Companies? Watch Out for These Warning Signs

Public interest in cannabidiol (CBD), the non-intoxicating cannabinoid, has skyrocketed in the past year. But not all CBD producers are the same.

Investing in Cannabis? Ask These 3 Questions Before You Do

Leafly's new columnist, Alan Brochstein, separates the contenders from the pretenders. Meet the Cannabis Capitalist.

Investing in California Cannabis: Five Options

California's new adult-use market opens up new opportunities for investors.

3 Canadian Companies Are Making Big US Cannabis Investments

Canadian Bioceutical, iAnthus Capital, and Liberty Health Sciences are moving capital south of the border.

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Cannabis Stocks Are Soaring, and This Rally Is Based on Reality

Past price spikes have been driven by hope, fear, and wild speculation. This one's different. Alan Brochstein explains why.

How to Capitalize on Canada’s Cannabis Consolidation

With the adult use market opening in October, expect to see more mergers and acquisitions.

As Big Companies Go Public, Cannabis Stock Markets Get Legit

The make-up of the publicly-traded cannabis sector has improved substantially, with some of the best-known operators and brands now embracing the public markets.

Investing: These 16 Cannabis Companies Are Generating Revenue

Revenue isn't the only metric to consider when investing. But it's important—and these cannabis companies are producing it.

You Can Invest in a Cannabis Mutual Fund—But Should You?

A number of cannabis mutual funds and ETFs have emerged in the last 18 months, but their records are spotty.

Investing in Australia’s Cannabis Industry: 5 Companies to Watch

Australia’s emerging cannabis industry offers investors options to participate. Financial analyst Alan Brochstein weighs in.

Friendlier Feds Change the Game for Cannabis Stocks

Trump's Friday announcement of a more hands-off federal approach to legal cannabis sent stocks soaring. Here's how to play it.

Massachusetts Cannabis Investing: Where to Start

On July 1, Massachusetts is expected to open the first adult-use market on the East Coast. What are your investing options?

Investing in California Cannabis: Five Options

California's new adult-use market opens up new opportunities for investors.

Investing in CBD Companies? Watch Out for These Warning Signs

Public interest in cannabidiol (CBD), the non-intoxicating cannabinoid, has skyrocketed in the past year. But not all CBD producers are the same.

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