The Most Active Investors In Cannabis In One Infographic
Funding to the cannabis industry has skyrocketed over the past 4 years with 2015 hitting a high of over $220M in equity financing to private companies. The uptick in funding corresponds to the loosening of marijuana restrictions. As of 2016, 28 states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana in some form, and 9 of them have also approved the use, and in some cases sale, of recreational marijuana.
The number of verticals being funded within the cannabis sector, including e-commerce, healthcare, and information service solutions, has also grown as startups begin to fill pain points within the cannabis supply chain.
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