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What Every Investor Needs to Know About the CannTrust Affair

For a supposedly "controversial" sector, legal cannabis has been refreshingly transparent and light on (actual) scandal, especially compared to, say, finance.

But there's always one…

CannTrust Holdings is a licensed cannabis producer in Canada; It's a popular stock that's seen 2019 highs of CA$14.87 (US$11.24) a share…

And those shares have slid 56% over the past month because of a mounting scandal.

There are $40 million worth of CannTrust products involved – and countless millions more in capital in play here.

Investors are wondering, so I'm going to show you what's happening here...