4 Pot Stocks For The Best Long-Term Growth – PotNetwork (blog)

Late last year, as cannabis stock values soared, investors giddily wondered when the apex would hit. But, a series of setbacks in the early part of 2018, from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ pullback of the “Cole memo,” to Canada’s legalization pushback sent pot stocks into a dizzying tumble. Weak-kneed investors, many still stricken with trauma from their Bitcoin investments worried if the industry was, as some experts predicted, more speculative than standard.

An overcrowded market with low-barriers to entry may leave some marijuana stock investors wondering just who is looking to pump up their prices with a few good headlines while looking for a wealthy suitor, and who is in it for the long term. These are the best four marijuana stocks for long-term growth:

Aphria Inc.

Late last year Aphria Inc.’s  (NASDAQOTH:APHQF) (TSX:APH) supply deal with Canadian pharmacy retail giant Shoppers Drug Mart sent stock prices soaring and pushed the company’s market cap north of $2 billion. At the time many analysts called the deal “a watershed moment for the industry.”

The deal sees Aphria supplying the chain with dried bud and oils for sale via the store’s online portal. Moreover, according to The Motley Fool, Canada’s third-largest marijuana stock is now ready to become one of its largest cannabis producers thanks to a $100 million investment in a four-phase project set to finish at the end of 2019. With 1 million square feet of growing capacity, Aphria will be able to produce upwards of 100,000 kilograms of cannabis per annum.

Matching their rivals such as Aurora Cannabis (TSX:ACB), Aphria recently spent $670 million to acquire Nuuvera Inc. (CVE:NUU), a deal which will allow them to expand into international markets. In mid-February, the company signed a deal with the Société des alcools du Québec to supply cannabis to their

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