For governments and corporates, marijuana brings possible gains and pressures

Source: Kenneth Kurtz, Grayson Nichols, Michael Yake, Linda Montag, Michael Levesque, Kevin Cassidy, Inga Smolyar, Peter H. Abdill, Alejandro Olivo, Moody’s, Sector In-Depth, May 8, 2018
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Ongoing legalization in some US states and likely legalization in Canada nationwide would be slightly beneficial for local government revenues, while alcoholic beverage, tobacco, consumer products and pharmaceutical companies would likely gain if they innovatively expand into the market.