Colombia

Tue
30
Jul

3 global cannabis companies investors need to be watching

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The final installment in our recent series of articles covering the Canadian cannabis industry, we will be discussing the international cannabis opportunity and will highlight 3 Canadian Licensed Producers (LPs) that are highly focused on this side of the business.

One of the biggest pushbacks faced by the Canadian cannabis industry is related to the potential size of this market. California has a larger population than the entire country and for this reason, we believe that the international cannabis opportunity will make or break Canadian LPs over the long-term.

Fri
26
Jul

Is the Colombian cannabis industry leading Latin America, or just leading investors on a wild goose chase?

Every Colombian cannabis company attempts to impress investors and journalists with bombastic rhetoric, claiming to have the largest swath of hectares, the largest amount of registered strains, the highest quality cannabis, the ear of the government, and charitable or social justice initiatives aligned with millennial values.

The reality is most Colombian-based cannabis companies are still struggling to find their footing while being built out and many are making misleading claims in the cannabis space.

Mon
15
Jul

Cannabis in Latin America gets a new ‘social outlook’

Cannabis in Latin America, without the stigma, could be as clean as any region considered violent-free. In a classic context, the UK and North America hold the biggest market share in the cannabis industry, because it’s a legal business in those regions. How would Latin America fare if allowed to participate in the cannabis market? Investors have indeed found a new fortune in growing the once illicit plant.

Tue
02
Jul

Colombia: The next major threat to Canada’s burgeoning cannabis industry

Being the only developed jurisdiction to legalize the recreational consumption of cannabis has seen Canada become the global leader in cultivation, processing, and distribution of marijuana.

Wed
26
Jun

Medical marijuana spreads across South America

By most measures the anti-narcotics raid was a raging success. After forcing their way into the apartment, police here in Peru's capital seized five kilograms (11 pounds) of cannabis and equipment, including grow lights and fertilizer.

The entire property in the Lima district of San Miguel, overlooking the South Pacific, had been converted into an underground lab to produce significant quantities of the prohibited soft drug — a lab that the officers had put out of action.

Thu
20
Jun

Public cannabis consumption now allowed in Colombia: Is full marijuana legalization next?

It’s been seven years since Colombia decriminalized the possession of small amounts of cannabis and other illicit drugs, and about three years since the South American country legalized medical cannabis – and while home cultivation for personal use is allowed, recreational cannabis remains illegal to date.
Tue
18
Jun

Five ways to play the emerging global cannabis industry, from Colombia to Denmark

Since recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada in October 2018, most investors looking to catch a ride on the green wave, bumpy as it may be, have focussed on the opportunities available at home and in the United States. But while Canada may have taken the biggest leap into the legal realm, it is not the only country in which attitudes toward cannabis are changing. Here’s a look at five internationally focussed stocks that investors can look to for exposure to the emerging global cannabis industry.

Tue
11
Jun

Blueberries and SLANG Worldwide enter into strategic partnership for Colombia and Argentina

Blueberries Medical Corp. (CSE: BBM) (OTCQB: BBRRF) (FRA: 1OA) (“Blueberries“), a leading Latin American licensed producer of medicinal cannabis and cannabis-derived products and SLANG Worldwide Inc. (CSE: SLNG), (

Fri
07
Jun

Why Colombia poses a threat to cannabis stocks

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