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The Passport to Canada’s Cannabis Sector is Coming to MJBizCon 2019

CSE’s Barrington Miller recently sat down with Sherri Altshuler (Partner and Co-Chair, Capital Markets and Cannabis Groups at Aird & Berlis) and Glenn Fraser (National Leader, Cannabis Services and Food & Beverage Processing at MNP) to discuss their respective firm’s Passport to Canada Alliance at the upcoming MJBizCon in Las Vegas.

In this discussion, the “Alliance” discusses their “Passport to Canada’s Cannabis Sector” value proposition (1:29), Cannabis sector themes to expect at this year’s MJBizCon (4:01), and defining the traits of “Cannabis 2.0”.

Listen until the end to hear how international listing applicants are creating new opportunities in a slower domestic cannabis market.

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Business of Cannabis Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE was pleased to welcome the team from Business of Cannabis to the CSE Media Centre to open the market on September 26th, 2019, just ahead of their event Business of Cannabis Presents: Cannabis + Technology, which took place on September 27th in Toronto.

Business of Cannabis is an authoritative platform for news, analysis, and insights into the business of Canada’s cannabis sector. Producing original, multi-platform content and cross-sector coverage, BofC serves those working in and alongside the cannabis industry. Their September 27th event tracked the convergence of cannabis and technology – two of the fastest growing sectors in Canada.

“We opened the CSE today, which is great because we’re celebrating cannabis and technology tomorrow here in Toronto,” said Co-Founder and President Jay Rosenthal.

“We have the CEO of the Canadian Securities Exchange coming in, we have Ken Weisbrod from Shoppers Drug Mart, and we have Karim Ramji from the Ontario Cannabis Store, all speaking about really what is the intersection of cannabis and technology, where compliance, and transparency, and Canada, and technology all intersect.”

Accompanying Jay Rosenthal at the Market Open were several members of the Business of Cannabis team, in addition to associates within the cannabis industry that are focused on cannabis and technology.

For more details about the CSE Media Centre, including information on upcoming Market Opens, please visit the CSE website, or follow us on social media.

Jay Rosenthal on Compelling Storytelling in the Cannabis Industry

Jay Rosenthal, Business of Cannabis Co-Founder and President, joins Barrington Miller to discuss the importance of sharing compelling stories from the cannabis space (1:15), his thoughts on the issues surrounding current cannabis regulations and product offerings, and how these might evolve in the future (7:50), and the persistent Canadian interest in cannabis-infused beverages (21:40). Listen until the end to hear Jay’s thoughts about the ongoing “CBD craze,” and to learn what Business of Cannabis is doing to bring the next wave of cannabis innovators into the spotlight.

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