Cannabis beverage stocks are gathering steam as the marijuana legalization debate moves forward. A landmark piece of legislation to federally legalize marijuana will be put forward to a vote in front of the House Judiciary Committee. This past week, the House passed a $768 billion defense spending bill which includes an amendment protecting banks offering…

Canopy Growth (NASDAQ:CGC), one of the leading Canadian cannabis companies, returned over 54% in the past 12 months and hit a multi-year high of $56.50 in early February. But since then, CGC stock has trimmed most of its recent gains and year-to-date, it is up only 3%. Source: Shutterstock Shares are now at $25.50 and the…