Marijuana by the Numbers

Money talks . Always did . Always will .

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The world is going cannabis crazy.

Canada is set to legalize recreational use of marijuana on Oct. 17.

And spending on recreational pot will surge to $32 billion globally by 2022 — triple its current size — U.S. Research firms Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics say.

At least three Canadian pot companies have stock market values of more than $10 billion each.

And new companies are popping up by the day.

Yup. It’s turned into an investor’s market.

Coming soon to a neighborhood near you.

Now for the lingo:

There are two key chemical compounds found in marijuana, aka weed, dope, Mary Jane or countless other nicknames.

Only THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) gets you high, while CBD (cannabidiol)  is increasingly being used to treat medical conditions such as sleeplessness and anxiety .

These chemicals, collectively known as cannabinoids, are most potent in the cola — the flowers or buds at the top of…

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