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About Report on Business Cannabis Professional

Report on Business Cannabis Professional

Get the essential cannabis industry news and insight you need to drive your business forward

Report on Business Cannabis Professional is a subscription-based news service from The Globe and Mail.

Only Cannabis Professional Subscribers Receive:

  • Trusted cannabis industry news and insight, powered by Report on Business delivered to your inbox, Monday through Friday, before 9:00am ET
  • Early access to all The Globe’s cannabis business reporting, including subscriber-only stories
  • A full archive of all Cannabis Professional stories on

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What Cannabis Professional covers:

  • Significant financial activity in the sector
  • Important municipal, provincial and federal policy decisions for the legalization of cannabis in Canada
  • People moves and profiles of key industry players
  • Business operations including real estate, distribution, marketing and branding and pricing
  • Innovation and developments in technology, production, logistics and more

Who should read Report on Business Cannabis Professional?

Report on Business Cannabis Professional is written specifically for those with a business interest in the legalization of cannabis in Canada and who:

  • Need to understand how legalization and enforcement will impact their business
  • Make critical long and short term investment decisions
  • Develop legal, technology, marketing and branding solutions to maximize returns
  • Need to quickly separate speculation from fact

The Report on Business Cannabis Professional Team

The Globe and Mail is home to Canada’s largest business newsroom and is known internationally for authoritative, award-winning journalism. We’ve earned this reputation by hiring the country’s leading journalists and applying the highest editorial standards.


Rob joined The Globe and Mail in 2003 and has held a variety of roles in Report on Business. He was founding editor of Economy Lab, which went on to win two consecutive Eppy Awards in the business blogging category. In 2013, he joined the Opinion section and helped expand The Globe's offering of breaking commentary on our digital platforms. In 2015, he was appointed deputy editor of Opinion.

Rob Gilroy
Content Editor, Visuals

Jessie is a front-end developer with a keen sense of design and a strong track record working at the intersection of technology and journalism. Jessie was a senior developer with the CBC News interactives team, where she worked with editors and reporters across the country to create tools and visualize stories. Previously, she was digital designer at The Toronto Star and was also lead designer and newsroom developer for

Jessie Willms

Mark joined The Globe and Mail in August after writing exclusively about the Canadian cannabis industry for the National Post. His CV includes three years of reporting in the North, where he worked for the CBC in Yellowknife, Northern News Services and EDGE North magazine. He holds degrees in journalism and philosophy from the University of King’s College in Halifax.

Mark Rendell
Reporter, Calgary Bureau

Marcy Nicholson is joining The Globe as a reporter on the new cannabis subscription product. Marcy is a veteran business journalist who has been with Reuters since 2005, mostly in New York, where she broke news and wrote analyses on commodities ranging from the volatile sugar and coffee markets to gold.

Marcy Nicholson

Jameson Berkow joined the Globe and Mail in November 2018 to cover the vast economic implications of cannabis legalization. With over a decade in financial journalism, Jameson was most recently the senior reporter for BNN Bloomberg, where he led the station’s daily live coverage. Prior to that, he was BNN’s Western Canada bureau chief in Calgary and the Financial Post’s technology reporter in Toronto.

Jameson Berkow
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