The Index seeks to provide exposure to companies in the cannabis industry that demonstrate a verifiable beneficial interest
in the cannabis industry as verified by one of the following quantifiable measures:
1) Ownership/partnership or investment interest in a cannabis or cannabis-related company.
2) Revenue or profit derived from the cultivation and/or sale of cannabis or cannabis-related products or business.
3) Market share in a specific segment of the cannabis industry.
Companies with 50% or more their verifiable business interest in the cannabis industry are categorized as CORE cannabis companies, while companies with less than 50% of their verifiable business interest in the cannabis industry are defined as NON-CORE cannabis companies.