Cannabis ETFs Boom as HHS Recommendation to Ease restrictions Raises Hopes for Federal Reform

By Stefan Sykes, CNBC News on September 12, 2023

Marijuana-related ETFs are soaring in September as investors flood back into the sector after months of waning interest.

The upswing in the funds, the most significant seen in recent years, stems from last month’s recommendation by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to ease restrictions on marijuana after a review of its classification under the Controlled Substances Act.

It marked a swift turnaround for a quasi-legal industry curtailed by the anemic pace of federal reform. The spike caps several quarters of slow growth, and even losses, for some funds.

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