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SFU biz students score with marijuana venture

April 28, 2016

Four SFU business students have been praised by their peers for an “innovative” plan to help marijuana producers enter the market of high-end edibles.

The Beedie School of Business students snagged a first-place prize at Simon Fraser’s Opportunity Fest, a marketplace-style event where students show off their products and projects to judges from industry, academia and the community, last month.

Garrett Downes, Smarth Duggal, Michael Pizzolon and Jeff Salzsauler caught the judges’ attentions with their company Stolz: Cannabis Infused Fine Chocolates.

The student-led company placed first place in the “most investable opportunity” category, and they scored the title of “innovators’ choice,” an honour chosen by participants and judges

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