The cannabis rush

Risks and colossal market opportunities. No matter how things play out, the cannabis market will be one of the fastest growing and most interesting in the hemisphere in 2019. Older Colombians vividly remember the marihuana bonanza of the 1970s and 1980s. The “Marimba Bonanza” as it was dubbed. “Marimba” was the street name of marijuana at the time. Marihuana was harshly combated by local authorities, while gangs and family clans fought each other to control the nascent trafficking in producing zones located on the northern coast of the country. The flow of illegal Samarian Golden and Red point, the names of the high-quality Colombian varieties exported, left hundreds dead and, more importantly, it opened the routes for cocaine traffic, the […]