MPX Securityholders Approve Business Combination with iAnthus

NEW YORK and TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. (CSE: IAN, OTCQB: ITHUF) and MPX Bioceutical Corporation (CSE: MPX; OTC: MPXEF) announced that at the special meeting, MPX securityholders voted overwhelmingly in favour of a special resolution to approve the previously announced plan of arrangement under the B.C. Business […]

Aurora to Acquire Whistler

$175 million all-share transaction for certified organic cannabis grower EDMONTON, Jan. 14, 2019 – Aurora Cannabis Inc. (“Aurora” or the “Company”) (TSX: ACB) (NYSE: ACB) (Frankfurt: 21P; WKN: A1C4WM) announced today that the Company has entered into a letter of intent (“LOI”) to acquire all the issued and outstanding shares of privately held […]

Aurora Cannabis Provides Guidance for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2019, Anticipating Net Revenues of $50M to $55M

Company Provides Production & EBITDA Guidance for Q2 2019   As the cannabis sector went through a major re-valuation cycle in the last two months of 2018, pressure continues to mount among many of the well-capitalized early entries to prove up their current valuations.  Today’s announcement from Aurora regarding their […]

TGOD Signs a Commercial Sublicense with EnWave and Tilray to Dry Cannabis in Canada

TORONTO, January 3, 2019 — The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (the “Company” or “TGOD”) (TSX:TGOD) (US:TGODF) is pleased to announce it has signed a royalty-bearing commercial sublicense (the “Agreement”) with EnWave Corporation (TSX-V:ENW) (“EnWave”) and Tilray, Inc. (NASDAQ:TLRY) (“Tilray”). EnWave has developed Radiant Energy Vacuum (“REV™”) – an innovative, proprietary […]

Health Canada Announces Proposed Regulations for Cannabis Edibles, Extracts, and Topicals

by Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst December 20, 2018 – Health Canada released its proposed regulations for cannabis products that currently are not available for sale in legal channels in Canada, namely edibles, extracts (inhaled or ingested), beverages, and topical creams or patches.  The focus clearly appears to be on the […]

Details on Ontario’s New Private Cannabis Retail Lottery

Details on Ontario’s New Private Cannabis Retail Lottery By Whitney Abrams | December 14, 2018 Since the AGCO’s first announcement about the private retail process in Ontario, aspiring private cannabis retailers in Ontario anxiously awaited December 17th, the day upon which the AGCO formerly stated it would release its application […]

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 […]

Aphria Shares Down this Morning

(Bloomberg) by Luca Casiraghi, Kristine Owram, Joshua Fineman and Matt Robinson– Aphria Inc., one of the biggest Canadian pot companies, fell as much 29 percent in New York after a short seller said it was a “black hole”. Gabriel Grego, founder of Quintessential Capital Management, told delegates at a conference […]

Cannabis 3.0?

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 […]

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 […]

O’Cannabiz Vancouver Brings Together Montel Williams, Leading Cannabis Advocates and Innovators

Montel Williams is one of the highest profile advocates for cannabis in North America. He has used cannabis products to effectively manage the symptoms of his MS since his diagnosis in 1999. Furthermore, the announcement last May from Cura Cannabis Solutions that they will produce Lenitiv products, starting with a […]

Falling Pot Stocks Hammer Canada’s Struggling Venture Exchange

Kristine Owram, Bloomberg From declining resource stocks to the recent rout in cannabis shares, Canada’s venture exchange can’t seem to catch a break.   Pot stocks accounted for more than a third the 11 percent decline in the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index so far this quarter, with cannabis companies making up […]