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In The Global Pot Boom, Canada Holds Competitive Advantage Over U.S.06:26
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A cash register adorned with a Canadian flag and imitation marijuana leaves at the BC Marijuana Party Headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jae C. Hong/AP)
A cash register adorned with a Canadian flag and imitation marijuana leaves at the BC Marijuana Party Headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jae C. Hong/AP)
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California-based MedMen went public Tuesday on the Canadian Securities Exchange. American marijuana companies are turning to Canada for investors because of the stricter regulatory climate in the U.S.

Host Jeremy Hobson speaks with Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd (@odowdpeter) about Canada's competitive advantage over the United States in the booming global pot industry.

This article was originally published on May 29, 2018.

This segment aired on May 29, 2018.

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