Deep Dive: The high hopes of the cannabis tech industry


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According to analysts, the cannabis industry in Asia alone could be worth US$12.5 billion in 2024.

While this estimate has spawned a number of startups hungry for a share of the potential pie, does it mean the region is in for a “green gold rush”? That depends on several factors, including whether a lot more countries will follow Thailand’s lead in legalizing cannabis, even if just for medical use.

On this month’s Deep Dive, Tech in Asia’s Joseph Gan discusses the Asian cannabis tech industry’s latent potential and whether it’s worth betting on.

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  • Joseph Gan, a Tech in Asia reporter based in Singapore

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