Opinion Editorial

Older Workers and Cannabis Jobs

OPINION EDITORIAL Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst Back in 2002, while I was a VP at CARP, what used to be called Canada’s Association for the 50+,  I travelled to Washington, DC to visit AARP, the largest seniors organization in the world.  They had recently begun a new initiative to highlight employers that were especially good places for older workers and…

Leafly Expands Global Leadership Team with Three Executive Hires

“Cannabis is good for the health and happiness of the world. We help people find cannabis.” That’s the motto of Leafly according to their website, and they do a pretty good job of it too. Leafly is the world’s largest cannabis information resource, empowering people in legal cannabis markets to learn about the right products for their lifestyle and wellness…

Lift & Co. Expo, O’Cannabiz, MJBizCon and Grow Op – Which to Attend? Where to Exhibit?

Opinion Editorial by Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst, Cannabis Daily It wasn’t hard to find the Lift & Co. Expo at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre – just follow your nose. Thanks to the Ford government’s inclusion of cannabis into existing Smoke-Free Ontario regulations, clouds of cannabis smoke and the familiar aroma of same wafted down Front street leading to the…

Cannabinoid Oils, Creams, and Gummies: What All the Hype Is About

By Kevin Rachett – CBD Creams For Pain LLC Cannabinoid Oils, Creams, and Gummies: What All the Hype Is About Cannabidiol or CBD has made quite an impact on the health and wellness community over the past few years. It is a substance, free from psychoactive effects, which has been promoted as helping with a number of ailments from chronic…

A Revolution in Potency Testing

A non-destructive solution for analyzing cannabis potency Israeli biotech company, GemmaCert,  has patented and developed a revolutionary solution that will enable growers, producers, retailers and at-home users to test cannabis potency at home without having to depend on expensive and time-consuming laboratories. The portable solution provides real-time results, requires no technical or analytical expertise to operate, and does not destroy…

Is CBD Oil Useful, or is it All Just Hype?

By William Horton – The CBD Oil Geek It seems like every health and wellness site on the internet is touting the benefits of CBD. Short for cannabidiol, CBD is a major cannabinoid, the active compounds found in marijuana. Unlike THC, the cannabinoid responsible for the euphoric high from cannabis, CBD is non-psychoactive.  So, you won’t be glued to the…

Altria Moves into the Herd

Opinion Editorial by Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst Look out beaver bongs, the Marlboro man is moving north.  In what has turned out to be an exciting week in the world of pot-related acquisitions,  Cronos Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CRON) (TSX: CRON) announced that Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE: MO) (“Altria”) has agreed invest roughly C$2.4 billion for shares and warrants in Cronos.…

Cannabis 3.0 – The Incredible Pace of an Emerging Industry

by Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst, Cannabis Daily People who have been involved in various aspects of the cannabis industry recently all seem to have one observation in common.  Things are moving at an incredible pace. To the many of us exposed to personal computing and technology a long time too (another very fast-paced growth industry), the concept of ‘version control’…

Biome Grow, Now Publicly Traded but Falling Under the Radar

By Richard Lowe, The National Marijuana News The Challenges of Going Public Via a Reverse Merger As an investor, you are always searching for value. How do you define value? Well I suppose that is unique to each investor, but what most equity investors are typically searching for is an undervalued asset. I recently wrote about the well thought out business…

Is the cannabis industry armed against privacy breaches?

Paul Saabas, Vice President, Shred-it   Cannabis licensed producers (LPs) in Canada are currently facing a unique economic opportunity. As the first G7 country to legalize adult-use cannabis, industry players in this market are moving at a rapid pace. Amidst seemingly boundless opportunities, media excitement and landmark legal decisions, the question remains: are cannabis LPs doing everything to ensure that…

Biome Grow’s Announcement in Newfoundland Demonstrates its Large-Scale Commitment to Atlantic Canada

Opinion Editorial By Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst, Cannabis Daily While some of Canada’s best-known names in the cannabis industry were grabbing most of the sunshine in the media, Biome Grow (CSE:BIO) (Frankfurt:6OTA), a late-stage entrant into the cannabis space, but led by a capital markets team that had raised funds for many of the early-stage players, built its game plan…