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Known in the rec market as Color Cannabis, WeedMD has earned a reputation for delivering amazing weed at a decent price for Canadian cannabis lovers.

The company’s CEO, Keith Merker, did a Q&A with Reddit’s WeedStocks community Thursday night.

The cannabis investing community had some great questions for him, and Merker delivered on answers.

A little background on the Ontario company.

They’re expecting their first outdoor harvest at the Strathroy, Ont., farm. The company is also expanding its indoor capacity, securing Health Canada’s approval for 10 additional 10,000-square-foot cultivation rooms, which are all being populated with cannabis plants.

In preparation for Cannabis 2.0, they’ve launched CX Industries, an extraction hub in Aylmer, Ont.

Their products, including Mango Haze and Pedro’s Sweet Sativa, have been available in B.C.

Here are the best questions and answers, curated and easy to read:

Q: What’s your personal favourite WeedMD strain?

A: I have to admit, walking into one of our 10,000 sq. ft. flowering rooms in the greenhouse filled with 3,500 mature Pedro’s Wine Gums (Sweet Sativa), is an experience to remember. The intensity of the sweet and sugary terpenes just blows your mind.

Q: Any new strains on the horizon? Does WeedMD have any exciting genetics that’s not deployed? Anything on par with Pedro’s Sweet Sativa?

A: We have plenty of strains growing outdoors that we look forward to bringing to market. This includes some WeedMD classics such as Ultra Sour and Babba’s Erkle Cookies as well as some new ones. You will see them get to market starting in late 2019 and into 2020.

Q: What do you think is the most important change governments need to make to help foster a better cannabis economy?

A: I think that the most important thing is to deconstruct the illegal market, which requires a multi-facetted approach in my opinion. This includes:

Q: Is a listing to the TSX a goal in the foreseeable future?

A: It has always been our plan to move to the TSX.

Q: In your opinion, what is the reason investors currently only value WMD stock at $1.42/share?

A: I think we are the best kept secret in the cannabis industry. We have kept our heads down and have built a great company. Now that the industry is........

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