Weed-legal states ‘seeing more cannabis tax dollars than alcohol tax dollars,’ Green Thumb CEO says

Green Thumb Industries CEO Ben Kovler discusses the cannabis company's ability to grow in an ever-expanding market that anticipates future legalization in more states as cannabis tax dollars are outpacing alcohol tax dollars in states that have already endorsed legalizing the substance. Read More...


Uber-rival Bolt sees Africa as growth market

Bolt, a rival of Uber’s ride-sharing and food delivery business, plans to focus on Europe and Africa for now, Chief Executive Markus Villig said in an interview, brushing aside the prospect of any possible expansion in the United States. Bolt’s narrower focus compared with Uber, which is present in 70 countries, is similar to that of ride-hailing firm Lyft, which has been present in only Canada and the United States. Africa has been one of its main targets for expansion as a lack of transport infrastructure and a growing population make it a lucrative market for car sharing.

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