Canada's marijuana sector isn't overvalued, says Emblem Corp's John Stewart

After a certain amount of time, counter-cultures lose their subversiveness the same way the flower power era of the late 1960’s eventually did. Hippies become Yuppies and “Good Vibrations” is used to sell cans of Sunkist.

Similarly, the meaning and cultural significance of today’s marijuana icons and stoner-culture symbols are eroding in Canada and other countries around the world. With the shedding of taboos, marijuana is clearly ready for prime time. But just how big will Canada’s marijuana industry become?

This question and more was addressed by executives from 15 of Canada’s biggest marijuana companies recently at the Canaccord Genuity Cannabis Conference in Vancouver, which took place last Thursday. It presented an opportunity to talk with John H. Stewart, the co-founder and president, pharmaceuticals, of the newly listed Emblem Corp (TSXV:EMC). Sitting down with Stewart at Vancouver’s Fairmont Waterfront hotel we talked about what marijuana legalization will mean for the...

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