One Year On…

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One Year On…

One year ago, today, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic.  At the end of that Wednesday in 2020, equity markets were down some 20%, after sliding for weeks in gloomy anticipation.  What followed, with widespread school and business closures, and even a ban on travelers from Europe, could not have been predicted.  We speculated that hemp prices would not change significantly as a result of the pandemic, and this is generally how hemp markets reacted. 

The scope of impact on the gl...

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