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An investor’s guide to Canada’s publicly traded pot companies

Throughout this week, we’re telling you everything you need to know to navigate the semi-legal new world of weed. Here, a guide to some of the legit medical cannabis corporations currently vying for investor dollars

An investor’s guide to Canada's publicly traded pot companies
Canopy Growth, which includes this facility in Smiths Falls, has shipped roughly one million grams since May 2014 (Image: Dave Gillespie)
The Juggernaut: Canopy Growth (CGC)

Year founded: 2014 Notable principal: Mark Zekulin, president of subsidiary Tweed, was senior advisor to Ontario finance minister Dwight Duncan Growing area: 573,000 square feet Annual capacity: 5,740 kilograms Revenue in last quarter: $2.5 million Share price: $2.68 Market cap: $272 million Listed on: TSX Venture

The Upstart: Aphria (APH)

Year founded: 2013 Notable principal: President and CEO Vic Neufeld was CEO of the Jamieson vitamin company Growing area: 22,000 square feet Annual capacity: 2,000 kilograms Revenue in last quarter: $2 million Share price: $1.19 Market cap: $63.5 million Listed on: TSX Venture

The Maritimer: OrganiGram Holdings (OGI)

Year founded: 2013 Notable principal: President Roger Rogers was VP of Moosehead Breweries Growing area: 31,000 square feet Annual capacity: 600 kilograms Revenue in last quarter: $675,500 Share price: $0.79 Market cap: $44.5 million Listed on: TSX Venture

The Pioneer: Mettrum Health (MT)

Year founded: 2012 Notable principal: CEO Michael Haines was chairman of Blammo Games Growing area: 87,000 square feet Annual capacity: 3,500 kilograms Revenue in last quarter: $1.7 million Share price: $1.75 Market cap: $59 million Listed on: TSX Venture

The Newbie: Aurora Cannabis (ACB)

Year founded: 2013 Notable principal: Director Chuck Rifici is CFO of the federal Liberal party Growing area: 55,200 square feet Annual capacity: 5,400 kilograms Revenue in last quarter: N/A Share price: $0.54 Market cap: $73.8 million Listed on: Canadian Securities Exchange

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