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How India can become a global cannabis leader: Q&A with Bombay Hemp’s Avnish Pandya

India’s medical marijuana industry will blossom if companies use science to convince regulators that MMJ is an effective medicine. That’s the view of the country’s only licensed medical cannabis cultivator. Avnish Pandya, co-founder of Bombay Hemp Co., said the best way to develop India’s medical marijuana industry is for companies to work with regulators to […]

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Going Global

The international cannabis market offers multibillion-dollar opportunities for North American MJ businesses North American cannabis entrepreneurs who think it’s too early to be looking at international opportunities should think again. The plane is boarding. In Canada, several federally licensed cultivation companies – ranging from Canopy Growth and Tilray to Aurora Cannabis and Cronos Group – […]

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Investing & Finance Insight: Brendan Kennedy

Q&A with the CEO of Privateer Holdings Global conquest was the original aim eight years ago, when Brendan Kennedy and his partners founded Privateer Holdings, a marijuana-focused private equity firm that today has interests on five continents. “The international opportunity has been part of our DNA since we started in this industry in 2010,” Kennedy […]

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Global Players Worth Watching

As more countries legalize medical and recreational cannabis, entrepreneurs are seizing the opportunity to become pioneers in the marijuana business.  From South America to Europe, India and Israel, companies are popping up to tackle cultivation and research, while others launch retail sales and ancillary businesses. Some companies with an established record in other industries are […]

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Wheelin’ and Dealin’: Recent deals, acquisitions and other announcements from North American cannabis companies

New Frontier Data boasts a diverse workforce that can better understand cannabis users’ mindset, find new business By Omar Sacirbey U.S. DEVELOPMENTS Ancillary Investor Launches $100 Million Fund Phyto Partners, a Boca Raton, Florida-based venture capital fund that invests in ancillary cannabis companies, has launched its second cannabis venture capital fund, Phyto II. The $100 […]

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A World of Opportunity

By Omar Sacirbey and Matt Lamers The international legal marijuana business landscape has blossomed from a handful of countries a few years ago to more than two dozen today. Legalized medical cannabis can be found in at least one country on every habitable continent. The opportunities abroad, however, are significantly different than those in the […]

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