The “green rush” has fully gripped Wall Street and investors. Even with a recent pullback, many of the largest publicly traded marijuana stocks by market cap have seen their share prices soar by more than 1,000% over the trailing-two-year period. Instrumental to this surge in pot-stock market caps is a steady shift in the way the public views the drug. Gone are the days where cannabis was considered too taboo for discussion. Instead, politicians regularly discuss their views on marijuana while on the campaign trail, and parents freely talk about cannabis with their children. Within the U.S., national pollster Gallup notes that almost two-thirds of all respondents in its October 2017 poll favored the idea of legalizing weed. Marijuana: A $75 Billion Market by 2030?
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