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Medical cannabis in Macedonia: opportunities for investors

By April 30, 2019 May 17th, 2019 No Comments

In this episode of Bearstone Insights, together with Marguerite Arnold and Vancho Tolomanosi we are discussing the risks and opportunities of investing in the North Macedonian medical cannabis market.
North Macedonia is being viewed as a low-cost market for the development of medical cannabis products. There are many opportunities to commercialise the market, which we discuss with our guests.

We are answering the following questions:

1. Why the North Macedonian market is being closely observed by Canadian and other international investors?
2. What are the factors defining the attractiveness of the Macedonia medical cannabis sector?
3. What are the key pillars of the medical cannabis ecosystem in Macedonia?
4. Is Macedonia complying with the current quality production standards and what is a real ratio of price to quality of the medical cannabis products?
5. What are the investors’ fears in terms of building infrastructure around medical cannabis?
6. What are the risks of investing in the cannabis industry in Macedonia?

About guests: 

Marguerite Arnold is an American expat and entrepreneur who has covered the legal cannabis industry globally, from Europe, since 2014. She is also launching a digital health startup called MedPayRx across Europe starting in Germany.

Vancho Tolomanosi has 23 years of experience in creating and operating businesses. He is the founder and CEO of VJV IT Consulting, a U.S.-based IT and cyber-security consulting firm with offices in US and Europe.