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Tech leaders question the need for more funding for business incubators

In its next budget, the Canadian federal government is expected to increase funding for startup incubators and accelerators – organizations that provide resources and advice to help young companies grow.

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http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/startups/tech-leaders-question-the-need-for-more-funding-for-business-incubators/article33631229/

Cowen & Co. Races to Be $6 Billion Pot Industry’s Financial Guru

Cowen & Co., the nearly century-old firm founded as a bond brokerage, is racing to become Wall Street’s leading provider of cannabis research, staking a claim to an industry generally forsaken by financial institutions.

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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-12/cowen-co-races-to-be-6-billion-pot-industry-s-financial-guru

Marijuana sales rose 30% in 2016 and are expected to triple in four years

Cannabis sales in North America are projected to grow at a compound annual rate of 25%, from $6.7 billion in 2016 to $20.2 billion by 2021, according to Arcview Market Research.

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http://www.marketwatch.com/story/marijuana-sales-rose-30-in-2016-and-are-expected-to-triple-in-four-years-2017-01-05

First Nations Should Explore Cashing In On Legal Cannabis

The emerging legalization of marijuana is an opportunity for continued and new business success in First Nation communities. As parts of the U.S. have started legalizing the sale of marijuana (and Canada is on its way), cannabis capitalists are flocking to

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http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/liam-massaubi-/first-nations-legal-marijuana_b_13955374.html

Toronto's Queens of Cannabis bring weed's healing power to the disenfranchised

Co-owner Tania Cyalume remembers her mom’s concerns when they first started up: “You are going to get arrested! What are you guys thinking?”

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https://nowtoronto.com/news/tania-cyalume-and-brandy-zurborg-queens-of-cannabis-of-2016/

Vancouver Island cannabis growers high on legal pot prospects

Licensed medical marijuana producers on Vancouver Island are already angling for expansion into a legalized recreational market as proposed new rules take shape.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/marijuana-legalization-medical-growers-1.3901453

A Startup Gift Guide: Made in Ontario - MaRS

Co-written by: Chris Kim, Dan Liu, Deanna Schmidt, Emily Nicoll, Hedieh Javaheri, Jason Moody, Joe Lee, Nirusan Rajakulendran and Sally Armstrong Need some last-minute one-of-a-kind gift ideas for your loved ones? The Ontario startup community offers innov

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https://www.marsdd.com/news-and-insights/startup-gift-guide-made-ontario/

Explainer: Legalized marijuana is coming, but what does it mean to you?

In a year or so, providing the federal government passes its planned cannabis legislation, Canadians over the age of 18 will be able to walk into a store and buy up to 30 grams of marijuana

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http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/explainer-legalized-marijuana-is-coming-but-what-does-it-mean-toyou/article33320979/

Canada should regulate recreational pot production: panel

The Canadian government should regulate the production of cannabis when it is legalized for recreational use while the provinces should be allowed to determine how it is sold, an official panel recommended on Tuesday.

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http://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-marijuana-idUSKBN1421UG

Legalize pot sales to those 18 and up: task force

A federal task force on legalized recreational marijuana is recommending storefront and mail-order sales to Canadians 18 years and older, with personal growing limits of four plants per person.

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http://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/legalize-pot-sales-to-those-18-and-up-task-force-1.3201251

Federal task force advises wide-ranging legalization of recreational marijuana

Under the proposal that was released on Tuesday, the production of marijuana for recreational purposes would follow the system that is currently in use for medical marijuana, which is overseen and heavily regulated by Health Canada

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http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/federal-task-force-advises-wide-ranging-legalization-of-recreational-marijuana/article33307322/

Bought deals in Canada's marijuana business show an industry rapidly maturing

With $155 million of new capital freshly injected into three of Canada's leading marijuana companies, it is obvious that marijuana's time in the sun has really just begun

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http://business.financialpost.com/midas-letter/bought-deals-in-canadas-marijuana-business-show-an-industry-rapidly-maturing

Penticton gives the nod to marijuana dispensaries - Penticton News

The City of Penticton approved two of seven applications for permits to open storefront medical marijuana dispensaries.

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http://www.pentictonwesternnews.com/news/405142686.html

Canada flower growers turn to weed ahead of pot legalization

Some Canadian flowergrowers are turning to weed, with the country's plan to legalizemarijuana for recreational use expected to spur a spike in legalsales of the drug.

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http://in.reuters.com/article/canada-marijuana-idINL1N1DW109

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