Your Top 5 News Stories - September 3, 2021

September 03, 2021

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As the U.S. Inches Forward Slowly, Latin America Lights the Way for Global Cannabis Legalization

New Frontier Data’s estimate for the global cannabis market’s worth around $344 billion (both legal and illicit sales) is being borne out. 


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Federal Legalization of Cannabis Could Drive Up Prices in California

New Frontier Data’s analysis warns that the federal tax proposed by the bill would become a less competitive market than an illegal market. 


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Weighing the risks and rewards of cannabis banking

Recent events and guidance from Congress and regulatory agencies suggest that banking institutions may soon be able to accept MRB customers. 


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How will legal cannabis firms navigate Mexico’s business risks?

International players are eager to profit from Mexico’s pending market, but will a history of corruption and extortion be part of business? 

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Merrill Mellows Approach to Marijuana-Related Businesses
Project Thunder aims to ease frustration for the brokerage’s financial advisors in onboarding cannabis-related business or investor clients. 



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