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China: The Catapult, Catalysts and Concerns

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​Explore China’s massive economic growth over the past four decades, the weaknesses and threats to future success, and consider what it may take for China to overcome these obstacles to growth.

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Back to Black: The Thriving Cannabis Black Market

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We investigate the prevalence of the illegal market for marijuana post-legalization and what actions could be taken by the Canadian government to mitigate black market activity.

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