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GENERATION Z AMERICANS WILL BE THE ULTIMATE CANNABIS CONSUMERS

April 22, 2019

 Credit: istock This large cohort, which already has big-time spending power as the oldest age into high school and college, is formulating its consumption habits at a time when marijuana muscles into the mainstream. Unlike their Gen X or Boomer parents, Gen Z shoppers have only known a time where cannabis is edging toward acceptance,…

U.S. Cannabis Law Is Helping Canada Make Hay

February 27, 2019

The longer a federal ban on pot is in place, the harder it will be for the U.S. to compete with Canadian marijuana companies  The longer a federal ban on pot is in place, the harder it will be for the U.S. to compete with Canadian marijuana companies  is that rare industry where Canada has…

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…