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Read Business Insider's exclusive list of the top VC firms in the cannabis industry.

Check out our exclusive list of the top 12 venture capital firms making deals in the booming marijuana industry

Check out Business Insider's exclusive list of the top venture capitalists in the cannabis industry. These firms are signing the most deals — and they're showing no signs of slowing down.
Daniel Yi, Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications, MedMen

High-end marijuana retailer MedMen just spent $682 million on the largest US cannabis acquisition in history

MedMen, one of the booming cannabis industry's most recognizable brands, acquired medical marijuana retailer PharmaCann in a $682 million stock transaction. It's the largest cannabis acquisition in the US to date.
Foria CEO Mathew Gerson.

‘Women have been saying it works for 10,000 years’: 400 women will use marijuana-infused inserts in a groundbreaking study from a Harvard ...

Foria, a company that makes marijuana products for women, including suppositories designed to target menstrual cramps that are known as "weed tampons," is about to see how they work in treating the symptoms associated with periods.
Wal-mart's Canadian stores are looking into carrying marijuana-infused products.

Walmart is looking into selling cannabis products in its Canadian stores

Wal-Mart's Canadian division is exploring the sale of marijuana products in its stores, according to reports. The company said it had carried out some "preliminary fact-finding" on carrying CBD-infused products in its stores, but it had no immediate plans.
A package of Toast pre-rolled joints.

A former Coca-Cola executive and cannabis startup founder reveals the moment he knew cannabis would be ‘the next big thing’

Chris Burggraeve, a former Coca-Cola and AB InBev marketing exec, talks about the moment he knew cannabis would be the 'next big thing,' and how his upscale cannabis brand is 'reinventing the joint.'
The beverage giant behind Corona is bullish on cannabis.

CEO of the beverage giant behind Corona: Cannabis is one of the ‘most significant’ growth opportunities of the next decade

Constellation Brands' CEO Rob Sands is extremely bullish about the burgeoning cannabis industry. "The whole market is going to be explosive," Sands said on a call with investors.

One of the world’s largest stock brokerages is warning investors to steer clear of the ‘Wild West’ of legal marijuana stocks

"The marijuana and cannabis industry — sometimes referred to as the Wild West of investing — is littered with high-flyers, potentially over-valued companies, and even scams," TD Ameritrade said in a video.

Canadian cannabis producer Tilray spikes after its subsidiary gets a sales license from Health Canada

Tilray subsidiary High Park Farms announced Monday that it has received a cannabis sales license from Health Canada. Tilray shares are up more than 8% on the news.

The market for marijuana-infused beverages could explode to $600 million in the next four years

The market for marijuana-infused beverages could hit $600 million in the US by 2022. And big beverage makers, from Coca-Cola to Constellation Brands, are taking notice.

A drug derived from marijuana has triggered the first federal shift on cannabis in half a century, and experts predict an avalanche effect

The nation's top drug regulator has officially changed how it regulates FDA-approved drugs that contain CBD, a marijuana compound, with the approval of the epilepsy drug Epidiolex. It's the first time in 46 years that the Drug Enforcement Administration has shifted its stance on cannabis.