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INVESTING IN MARIJUANA BUSINESSES: ARE HEDGE FUNDS COMING TO THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY?

March 30, 2018

When this article was originally conceived, the title was very different: “Why Hedge Funds Aren’t Investing in the Cannabis Industry but Family Offices Might.” The case was strong, and arguments abounded. The main ones, though, were structured around the limited liquidity in the cannabis industry and the resulting inability to short equities — which is necessary…

Marijuana Economy May Hit $44 Billion by 2020

March 15, 2016

The weed business is booming. In its annual report on the U.S. cannabis industry, Marijuana Business Daily predicts up to $44 billion in economic impact by 2020. To put that into some corporate context: it’s roughly equivalent to the current market cap of Netflix (NFLX) or Caterpillar (CAT). Last year’s report predicted $14 billion to…