Marijuana Business Magazine April 2020

Marijuana Business Magazine | April 2020 112 NotableQuotes | Insightful Industry Observations – Bruce Linton Former co-CEO of Canadian marijuana giant Canopy Growth on his new project, the Collective Growth Corp., which he and his collaborators are trying to get listed on the Nasdaq and hoping will shake up the U.S. hemp market. Source: Hemp Industry Daily We are going to develop a supply chain that uses the entirety of the plant for high value. The potential participants in this are massively different. The cool part is that, right now, we know enough that we see a zillion options (for hemp). Having the head of the INCB (International Narcotics Control Board) suggesting that the conventions are not fit for the challenges of the 21st century is already breaking a strong taboo. … Taboo is the only reason why there has not been any discussion about a new, a different or another drug treaty since 1988. Source: Marijuana Business Daily International – Kenzi Riboulet-Zemouli an independent expert on United Nations drug policy, on the significance of INCB President Cornelis P. de Joncheere questioning whether the agency’s decades-old drug conventions are outdated in light of international policy developments. Expect constant change and more regulation. We know that all the various operations along the supply chain might have unique oversight from the federal government. – Diane Czarkowski Co-founder of Canna Advisors, a Colorado-based cannabis consulting firm, on what marijuana companies can take away from U.S. legalization of hemp. Source: Marijuana Business Daily