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Canopy Growth, a $10 billion Canadian marijuana firm, is spinning off its venture-capital arm, which began trading at $18.44 per share Thursday morning
Canopy Rivers makes minority investments in burgeoning marijuana companies as part of its goal to become the ‘Google Ventures of cannabis.’
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Canopy Rivers, the venture-capital arm of Canopy Growth, made its debut on the Toronto Stock Exchange Thursday morning at $18.44 per share.

The company, which makes minority investments in burgeoning marijuana companies, in an attempt to become the “Google Ventures of cannabis,” found its way onto the exchange via a reverse takeover with a company formerly known as AIM2 Ventures.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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