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People hoping to profit from Canada’s booming marijuana industry should broaden their focus from big producers and consider less-known sectors likely to grow even faster, an investment specialist says. A panel discussion including (left to right) Allan Cleiren (COO, Aurora Cannabis Inc.), Everett Knight (Portfolio Manager, MatcoFinancial), Alison McMahon (CEO, Cannabis at Work), and Kam Nemec (CEO, GreenGreen) about what legal cannabis will mean for Canadians and Canadian business was held in at the Matrix Hotel in Edmonton on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Larry Wong / POSTMEDIA NETWORK People hoping to profit from Canada’s booming marijuana industry should broaden their focus from big producers and consider less-known sectors likely to grow even faster, an investment specialist says. Companies that test pot safety and potency, handle warehousing and transportation, run dispensaries, perform research or handle other aspects of the business have lots of potential and not much attention, Everett Knight, a portfolio manager with Calgary’s Matco Financial, said Tuesday. “We look at the market today as being around $500 million in annual revenues, and we think that’s going to $16 billion,” he said in an interview. Don’t just look at pot growing companies to invest in cannabis, business seminar told

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