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Changing attitudes towards cannabis medical properties

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LITTLE illustrates the mania for cannabis investments better than the unprecedented demand over the stock symbol POT, but new recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) suggest some of that frenzy may not be unwarranted.

Tiny Vancouver-based cannabis company Weekend Unlimited Inc saw its stock gain as much as 148 per cent on Friday after winning out over 40 other companies in the first-ever lottery for a stock ticker held by Canadian exchanges. Weekend Unlimited, which previously traded under YOLO, short for "you only live once", wasn't exactly lacking a memorable ticker.

In a weird twist, the YOLO symbol may find new life in another pot-related security, as the AdvisorShares...

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