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Meet Canada’s marijuana moguls

As thousands of entrepreneurs scramble to make a buck off legalized marijuana, six CEOs leading Canada’s largest cannabis companies have already put their plans for global domination into action.

Among them are two American venture capitalists who decided cannabis is the next big thing. There is also the longtime CEO of a vitamin company, an investment banker who was in charge of business development at Toronto’s Mount Sinai Hospital, and a hockey dad who started out as an electrician.

What they share is a belief that the regulated system in Canada gives them a competitive head start as marijuana laws around the world evolve and new markets open up.

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