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Company Urges Trump to Make U.S. Cannabis Great Again

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Canadian cannabis companies have long had a huge advantage over their counterparts in the United States, with access to capital and favorable federally policies (access to banking services, reasonable tax policies, etc.). That upper hand will only grow bigger now that Canada has legalized cannabis commerce among all adults. One U.S. cannabis company just put…

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California Counties Known for Vineyards are Turning to Cannabis

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After reports that regulated cannabis farms were emerging out of locales in Oregon and Canada known for wineries, it shouldn’t be a surprise to learn that areas known for vineyards in California are seeing cannabis cultivators take root. With the California marijuana market estimated to be a $4 billion dollar business sector, we can expect more…

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With Legalization in Canada, Cannabis Industry Looks Globally

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Astute industry observers, like International Cannabis Business Conference founder Alex Rogers, have understood the potential for a global marijuana market and now the rest of the world is starting to catch up. Fresh off the heels of Canada becoming the first G7 nation to regulate adult-use cannabis commerce, the worldwide capabilities of the burgeoning industry…

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Bloomberg: Cannabis Stocks Gain After Canada Legalizes

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Cannabis stocks have been increasing in value rather rapidly over recent months, with stocks listed on Canadian and U.S. financial markets receiving boosts from the mainstreaming of marijuana. As big-time investors and major companies invested, or were reported to be eyeing potential entries into the market, investors of all stripes have taken notice. As Bloomberg reported,…

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Toronto Stock Exchange Celebrates Cannabis Stocks

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Whenever a company or industry reaches some type of milestone of sorts, ringing the opening bell can be a rite of passage and a demonstration of legitimacy. “You’ve made it now,” or “Good on you,” are the messages ringing the ceremonial bell signifies. Today, on the historic that Canada ended cannabis prohibition, the Toronto Stock…

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Congratulations and Thank You for Legalizing Cannabis, Canada!

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October 17, 2018, the long-awaited day that cannabis goes legal across Canada has arrived and the world will never be the same. With all due respect to the great progress made by Uruguay, who helped pave the way for Canada, it can be argued that the Great White North, by permitting regulated sales to tourists…

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Jim Cramer: Like Amazon, Cannabis to Disrupt Many Industries

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Unless you have been living under a rock you know that Canada is about to legalize cannabis commerce across the nation tomorrow on October 17th. After decades of the failed and harmful policy of cannabis prohibition, the Great White North will set an example across the world on how legalization will create jobs and generate…

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Canada’s Wine Country Turning Towards Cannabis

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Cannabis legalization officially begins tomorrow in Canada on October 17th, but the economic impacts are already being felt across the nation. Cannabis commerce is expected to grow rather rapidly with shortages expected at first as beginning supply levels are unlikely to keep up with demand. With consumers flocking to brick-and-mortar stores and online websites to…

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Canopy Growth Makes Big Move Into U.S. Hemp Industry

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Canopy Growth is an unquestioned leader in the global cannabis industry. The biggest producer, in Canada, Canopy exports around the world and its stock has had a strong showing on the New York Stock Exchange. Constellation Brands, the owner of Corona beer and Robert Mondavi wine, sees the value of the company, investing billions in…

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ICBC Founder Named Top German & EU Mover and Shaker

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Many people told International Cannabis Business Conference Founder and CEO Alex Rogers that he was crazy for holding a conference in Berlin, Germany, in 2017. At the time, the nation’s medical law was extremely restrictive, stifling most thoughts of a workable industry. However, Alex saw the future, and he saw a nation that was poised…

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