The Rise of ‘Weed Tech’: Cannabis Tech Sector Flourishes in Lead Up to Legalization

A growing number of Canadian tech entrepreneurs are betting big on the future of cannabis in the lead up to legalization later this year.These “weed tech,” or “canna tech,” companies, as they are sometimes called, are hoping to cash in on the new legal market by creating specialized software and hardware to serve the cannabis industry and consumers. Investor interest, so far, has focused mostly on companies cultivating cannabis. But the ancillary market, which includes…

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Author: Amy O’kruk, The Globe and Mail