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Hikurangi Enterprises nabs New Zealand’s first medical cannabis license

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Hikurangi Enterprises nabs New Zealand’s first medical cannabis license

The medical cannabis industry in New Zealand has taken another tentative step forward, with the first research license granted to Ruatoria-based social enterprise Hikurangi Enterprises. The company says it will now begin building high-tech greenhouses and processing facilities to breed cannabis strains and start conducting trials into New Zealand made medical cannabis products.

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With the creation of companies such as Helius and Hikurangi Enterprises, New Zealand’s cannabis sector is readying itself for launch. But what are the opportunities for those who want to invest in the birth of a new industry? We talk with founder of 1J Capital Andrew Jeffery, who is looking to create a cannabis capital fund in New Zealand. Here, he discusses the opportunity for Kiwis.