Originally appeared in The Fresh Toast written by Mary Schumacher

While Canada has a corner on the cannabis stock market, the U.S. is beginning to produce its own hot stocks. This year the NASDAQ beauty to watch seems to be MariMed (OTC:MRMD). MariMed helps cultivation centers and dispensaries with everything from design to funding solutions.

Their site describes the services they provide as, “Helping build gold standard medical cannabis facilities and programs, one state at a time.” So though they don’t grow cannabis themselves, they do everything needed to help others do so in the best way possible.

Another thing that sets this company, and thus stock, apart is that it also helps to procure state licenses, which can be a hurdle for many. The application process is often so involved and complicated that potential dispensary owners and cultivators need the help of a professional. It just so happens that these professionals also provide turnkey solutions.

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