This Year Brought a Seismic Shift in the U.S. Marijuana Industry, Cannabis Entrepreneurs Say

Brendan Kennedy, the co-founder of Peter Thiel-backed Privateer Holdings, which owns various marijuana companies like Marley Natural and Canadian pharmaceutical-grade cannabis producer Tilray, says 2016 brought the industry into the global market. "We project the global medical cannabis industry to be a $100 billion total opportunity within the next several decades," says Kennedy.

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