Cannabis Education at the University of British Columbia, almost oxymoron if it weren’t for the degree of science and the seriousness of the pursuit of the magic bi-product that the cannabis plant can render; money!
We’re witness to an amazing spectacle, the industrialization, commercialization and stock market exploitation of weed.
Vancouver has regained her crown as the pump and dump penny stock capital once again, to draw-out of retirement the biggest players in the stock promotion game. Bay Street of Toronto is a step ahead with many listings on TSX and many funds are buying them up.
CannTrust Holdings Inc. (TRST)
Through CannTrust’s subsidiary, CannTrust Inc., the Company is in the business of producing and selling medical cannabis in Canada in accordance with the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (Canada) (“ACMPR”). The Company’s strategy is to produce highest quality, standardized, pharmaceutical-grade products for the medical cannabis market.
Vancouver was once famous for it’s penny stock market called the VSE and it was instrumental for getting gold mines funded with start-up capital, so that the company could grow to meet the qualifications of NASDAQ or the American Stock Exchange, or even maybe become an NYSE listed titan like Wheaton Precious Metals from Vancouver.
It is estimated that 70 percent of silver production comes as a by-product from base metal and gold mines. This characteristic, along with the Company’s bullish sentiment for long-term silver prices, was the basis for creating Vancouver-based Silver Wheaton in 2004. Starting in 2013, the Company started to see more opportunities in the market for by-product gold. By 2017, revenue was roughly evenly balanced between the two precious metals, forming the basis to change the Company’s name from Silver Wheaton to Wheaton Precious Metals. The new name, Wheaton Precious Metals, better aligns with the Company’s diverse asset base of silver, gold, palladium and cobalt streams with a primary focus on precious metals
With the Internet the stock exchanges have become less and less relevant and with Blockchain exchanging asset exchange making real-time trades of anything, anywhere, any time, with low risk of fraud. However, to get mass investors to take the risk on almost anything, a company still needs to be listed on an exchange. Now that this new stock market boom is happening, it means that the greatest stock promoters, those that earned their stripes by raising capital for silver and gold mines in BC, are now in a footrace to make a last ballyhoo, create a Cannabis Empire conglomerate, by raising millions and millions of dollars via stock markets.
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / April 12, 2019 / EVITRADE Health Systems Corp. (CSE: EVA, OTCQB: EVAHF). Dr. Ricardo E Rivera-Acevedo member of EViTRADE’s scientific advisory board and renowned cannabinologist is leading the way for cannabis education in Canada.
In a recent article published in El Nuevo Día, one of Puerto Rico’s most important newspapers, Dr. Ricardo-Acevedo discussed his passion for cannabis science and his support for the education of the general public. “One of my goals is to educate the people about the health benefits of the cannabis plant and the important role that our research will play in a greater understanding of how we treat and use this plant for the betterment of our health” commented Dr. Rivera-Acevedo.
Dr. Rivera-Acevedo is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and consultant for various pharmaceutical companies around the world. In his spare time, he co-hosts the Cannabis Science Podcast and El Bus De Las 7 radio show on Vancouver Coop Radio 100.5 FM CFRO (http://cannabisconciencia.org).