The Anxiety Economy… and The Tilray Top?

Today, before lunch, Tilray ($TLRY – weed grower and distributor) was worth more than Twitter.

After lunch this happened:

Weed is supposed to help ease anxiety, but watching weed stocks increases anxiety…welcome to 2018.

Anxiety is a huge growth industry in America.

I have long suffered from anxiety, but Lexapro, therapy, cycling and awareness about my smartphone usage has my anxiety mostly squashed.

Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder in the US. It affects nearly 1 in 5 Americans annually and almost one-third over the course of their lifetimes.

I really liked this ‘anxiety economy‘ piece.

I am seeing mens health ecommerce companies just explode in growth. Here is one called Roman that just raised $88 million. The dumbphone might just work too.

I imagine an anxiety ETF – ticker symbol $ANXIOUS is right around the corner.

Disclosure – Long Anxiety

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