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October 21, 2018
  • The total Canadian cannabis market (legal + illicit) is worth CAD 8.65 billion (USD 6.61 billion).
  • By comparison, that is about 80% the collective worth of the Canadian film industry (CAD 10.80 billion, USD 8.26 billion).
  • Ice hockey is Canada’s official national winter sport, valued by Scotia Bank at CAD 2.60 billion (USD 1.99 billion) — less than 1/3 (30%) that of cannabis.
  • Likewise, the estimated total Canadian market for carbonated beverages is CAD 4.10 billion (USD 3.13 billion), less than half (48%) that of cannabis.

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  • Is the Medical Market Still Viable?
  • Canada’s Role as a Global Exporter?
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Q: I know that Thailand is legalizing medical cannabis, but other Southeast Asian countries do not seem to be in a rush to do so. What will it take for other Asian countries to get onboard with cannabis reform?
Most Asian countries are far from full cannabis legalization, however, what used to be considered fringe movements for cannabis reform are gaining more attention. Southeast Asian countries, in particular, tend to be more conservative in their views on cannabis in comparison to Europe and Latin America, but attitudes are changing... Read our full answer here
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Canada Goes Fully Legal

By Yona Torres Editor New Frontier Data
All eyes are on Canada as the country takes its first few steps into a fully legal cannabis landscape. As such, Canada is taking a measured pace in its rollout of legal adult use cannabis. The country is currently limiting its product offerings and will not permit edibles...
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Illinois Legalizes Industrial Hemp

By Larry Mishkin, Hoban Law Group, Litigation Practice Group Counsel
Last month, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law Senate Bill 2298, the Illinois Industrial Hemp Act, which became effective immediately. The act allows Illinois farmers, in conjunction with a university or other recognized research group, to cultivate industrial hemp for research and commercial purposes...
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As Canada legalizes recreational marijuana, Colorado tries to stem a brain drain on its own industry

In the relatively new cannabis industry, Colorado has long led the labor market. But this soon may change. With more U.S. states planning to legalize medical and recreational marijuana...

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States with legal marijuana see rise in car crashes, studies find

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Mexican Government Officials Visit Canada To Learn About Marijuana Legalization

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Smoking cannabis may boost your risk of stroke by cutting off blood supply to the brain, scientists say

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Provinces raked in revenue on day one of cannabis sales

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