The (Probably) Working Through the Holidays Edition

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Vol. 03   |   December 18, 2017

As the rest of the world slows down to prepare for the holidays, Business of Cannabis, and the entire sector, seem poised to work through the holidays. Sorry folks.

Last week, we launched The Canadian Cannabis Guide: 2017 – our inaugural edition. If you haven’t yet downloaded The Guide, you can do it here. Did you know that you can also follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn?


Here’s some evidence of the no-slowing-down-for-the-holidays mode the sector is in:

More locations for Ontario cannabis storefronts were announced – but Richmond Hill (and East Gwillimbury and Markham) don’t want any part of it. At the same time, London used fancy mapping software to map where their stores might go.

On the legislative front:

From the medicinal landscape: 

Finally, as if underscoring the Constellation/Canopy deal, a US study suggests that people will choose legal cannabis over alcohol.



Business of Cannabis sat down with Hugo Alves, President & Director of Wheaton Income. He’s represented global industry participants from LPs, LP applicants, e-commerce platforms, seed to sale software and branding companies among others. He’s a visionary leader in the cannabis sector and the interview is a must see.

On the Lighter Side

As Ontario’s Cannabis Act passed, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne got the cartoon treatment this week in The Star.


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