News and Trends / week in weed

This Week in Weed: Mr. Wonderful Passes on Grass!

Kevin O'Leary 'can't' with cannabis, Mexico goes to Canada for weed, and a statistic that you could have predicted...
Entrepreneur Staff
Network Editor at Entrepreneur.com
2 min read

Welcome to Green Entrepreneur's video recap of the cannabis news you might have missed this week, hosted by our cannabis correspondent Conrad Martin.

Mr. Wonderful won't invest in Cannabis

Thinking about taking your canna business to shark tank? In an interview with Yahoo finance shark tank, investor Kevin O Leary said he'd never invest in cannabis unless it was legal in the US. He stated, "When you invest in a Schedule I narcotic, you are at risk to breach the RICO statutes of aiding and abetting the transfer of a Schedule I narcotic across state lines.” 

Related: 13 Million-Dollar Businesses That Turned Down 'Shark Tank' Deals

Mexican officials head to Canada to talk Cannabis

The office of newly elected Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is set to meet with Canadian officials to discuss Cannabis legalization. Lopez Obrador who won the  the election in a landslide has expressed interest in legalizing all drugs in Mexico. 

Related: Mexico Joins Canada In Making Cannabis Legal, Leaving the US Far Behind in Marijuana Policy.

You might have assumed this, but...

According to the latest Gallup poll - 66% of Americans are in support of legalizing marijuana. Duhhh. For some perspective, in 1969 the support was at just 12% - Yikes.

Related: Latest Gallup Poll Finds a Big Majority of Americans Support Legal Marijuana

Be sure to keep up with all things cannabiz by checking out the newly launched GreenEntrepreneur.com

If you missed last week's episode, check it out here: Canada Legalizes Recreational Use!

By Javier Hasse
From retailers to growers, producers, and suppliers, there’s a seemingly never-ending list of startup opportunities in this emerging market. In Start Your Own Cannabis Business, marijuana, biotech, and entrepreneurship reporter Javier Hasse introduces forward-thinking entrepreneurs like you to the industry and shares hard-earned tips and success stories from pioneers and visionaries in the marijuana industry.
Learn More

Latest on Green Entrepreneur

My Queue

There are no Videos in your queue.

Click on the Add to Queue next to any video to save to your queue.

There are no Articles in your queue.

Click on the Add to Queue next to any article to save to your queue.

Podcasts episodes coming soon for GreenEntrepreneur.com

There are no Podcasts in your queue.

Click on the Add to Queue next to any podcast episode on Entrepreneur.com to save to your queue.

You're not following any authors.

Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors.

Entrepreneur Media, Inc. values your privacy. In order to understand how people use our site generally, and to create more valuable experiences for you, we may collect data about your use of this site (both directly and through our partners). The table below describes in more detail the data being collected. By giving your consent below, you are agreeing to the use of that data. For more information on our data policies, please visit our Cookie Policy.

Name Category
Google Ad Serving, Ad Targeting, Analytics/Measurement, Optimisation
Rubicon Ad Serving
Teads Ad Serving
Nativo Ad Serving
Teads Ad Serving
New Relic Analytics/Measurement
Log Entries Analytics/Measurement
Sailthru Content Customization