U.S. marijuana vote threatens to nip B.C. market in the bud

The Globe and Mail (Canada)
Thursday, November 8, 2012

bc-bud-economyBritish Columbia’s multibillion-dollar marijuana industry could take a “significant” blow now that two U.S. states – including its closest neighbour to the south – have voted to legalize marijuana. “The outcome of these votes in Washington State and Colorado is going to be a significant factor for this industry here in British Columbia,” Werner Antweiler, a professor at the University of B.C.’s Sauder School of Business, said in an interview Wednesday.