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Rocky Mountain high: investing in the Canadian cannabis market

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 @ 8:42 AM | By Andrew Powers and Philippe Tardif

Since the Trudeau Liberals won a majority in the 2015 federal election, a seminal chapter in the evolving Canadian cannabis story, the legal framework surrounding cannabis use in Canada has been steadily loosening.

The changing landscape is fuelling fast growth in a relatively nascent market sector. Licensed producers (LPs) under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations are scrambling to grab their share of a burgeoning Canadian medical cannabis market, which is forecast to peak at $1.1 billion by 2020 — and this figure blossoms to...