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This Year’s 5 Hottest Marijuana Stocks

Marijuana mania has given investors a slightly lofty view of these stocks. Which ones are based in a little reality?

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Cannabis Science (CBIS)

CannabisScienceCBIS185YTD Gain for CBIS: 258%

While most of the stocks that have gone hog-wild during the recent wave of marijuana mania, Cannabis Science (CBIS) — like GW Pharmaceuticals — is intensely focused on turning cannabinoids into prescription medications. Specifically, Cannabis Science is taking aim at HIV/AIDS and cancer, with two separate studies, both of which are in pre-clinical stages right now.

Ergo, CBIS stock could be grouped with biotech stocks just as easily at could be lumped in with marijuana stocks.

Whatever the categorization, though, the 270% gain Cannabis Science shares have doled out this year makes it one of the market’s very best.

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