Cannabis investment has gone mainstream, but not in Washington

I talked with Brendan Kennedy, co-founder of Privateer Holdings, just before the Thiel investment became official. With an influx of capital, Kennedy was enthusiastic about new marijuana brands (he is rolling out a Bob Marley line) and in developing markets in Jamaica and Uruguay. Privateer has a 60,000-square-foot grow farm in Nanaimo, B.C., and is getting pitched by new companies daily.

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