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Lack of boardroom diversity will cost Canadian cannabis companies

Cannabis companies in Canada with “monoculture and mono-gender” boardroom compositions could face a competitive disadvantage – and will ultimately take a hit to their bottom lines, industry experts say. Marijuana Business Daily reported last week that two dozen of the leading cannabis companies on Canadian stock exchanges employ only 11 women on their boards combined, out […]

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European cannabis leader Bedrocan to re-enter Canada, South America

Dutch medical marijuana giant Bedrocan International is poised for an early return to Canada and South America after an arbitration tribunal reduced the duration of a moratorium prohibiting the company from those markets. A legal settlement between Bedrocan and Ontario-based Canopy Growth barred the Dutch company from doing business in Canada until Jan. 1, 2020, and in South […]

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Mexico revokes cannabis guidelines, throwing licenses into doubt

(This story has been updated to include a comment from Aurora Cannabis. – Ed.) Mexico’s main regulatory body for medical cannabis revoked key guidelines used as the basis for issuing dozens of import licenses for low-THC products, putting the status of those permits into question, pending a government review. Toward the end of President Enrique Peña Nieto’s […]

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Canadian medical cannabis exports tripled last year, as race for European market position intensifies

Exports of medical cannabis from Canada soared last year as the country’s biggest licensed cannabis companies continued to establish beachheads in new medical markets overseas. Shipments of dried cannabis tripled to 1,460 kilograms (3,219 pounds) in 2018, compared with 500 kilograms in 2017 and only 44 kilograms in 2016. Exports of medical cannabis oil doubled […]

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