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  • This resource is part of aseries on specific topics related to data science: regression, clustering, neural networks, deep learning, Hadoop, decision trees, ensembles, correlation, outliers, regression, Python, R, Tensorflow, SVM, data reduction, feature selection, experimental design, time series, cross-validation, model fitting, dataviz, AI and many more.
  • Programming Languages for Data Science and ML – With Source Code Illustrations

Tags: data science, multiple programming languages, DSC Resources, neural networks, model fitting

  • Last year, four of the biggest Canadian cannabis stocks, Canopy Growth Corp., Aurora Cannabis Inc., Aphria Inc., and MedReLeaf Corp. had investment return rates in the triple-digits; forward-thinking Canadians who’d invested early were euphoric, especially given that the market, for now, is almost entirely speculative.
  • Earlier that year, cannabis stocks across the board dropped 30-50% before recovering a roller-coaster ride that might leave even the most veteran stoners paranoid and nauseous.
  • Canada’s road to legalization has been rocky and regulations will play a big role in stock market success.
  • From the Medical Marijuana Access Regulations (MMAR), which allowed patients to grow their own personal stock, to the Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR), which requires patients to purchase from licensed distributors at an enormous mark-up, federal regulations will undoubtedly affect the industry.
  • Rielle Capler, a PhD Candidate at UBC and cannabis researcher believes that the success of the legal industry requires careful study of the decades-old illegal market.

Tags: Bernard Perron, Canadian cannabis stocks, Aurora Cannabis Inc., Medical Purposes Regulations, current cannabis industry

  • Ontario’s premier is calling Doug Ford’s comments on marijuana sales reckless after the Tory leader suggested legalized pot be sold in places other than government-run stores.
  • Premier Kathleen Wynne says Ontarians don’t want cannabis sold next to candy bars in corner stores.
  • Ford, who was elected leader of the province’s Progressive Conservatives late Saturday, told CBC Radio’sOttawa MorningTuesdayhe’s open to greater privatization of marijuana sales, adding that the government should move slowly on the issue.
  • Wynne says her Liberal government did a lot of research before deciding on the plan to closely regulate the sale of cannabis once it’s legalized this year.
  • In January, the Ontario government inked a deal to use Shopify Inc.’s e-commerce platform for cannabis sales online.

Tags: Premier Kathleen Wynne, legal cannabis regulations, government-run stores, Doug Ford, Leader Doug Ford

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