Cannabis craze weeds out junior mining field

FILE PHOTO: A man holds a jar full of cannabis buds at an expo in Pretoria, South Africa, December 13, 2018. REUTERS Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – A boom in cannabis investment is siphoning capital away from mining and hitting junior miners hardest, forcing them to up their game and potentially improving the quality of projects in a sector long rife with cowboy speculators. Canada’s relaxation of cannabis laws culminated in legalization for recreational use in October. Other […]

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