Canada becomes first industrialised nation to legalise cannabis

By Chris Wattie and Nichola Saminather ST JOHN’S, Newfoundland/TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada became the first industrialised nation to legalise recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a lawful buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest cities like Toronto and Vancouver, which will have no stores open. Weed enthusiasts in […]

10 Of The Richest Cannabis Millionaires — And How They Made Their Money

Marijuana buds on top of pile of cash

Alex Oleinic, Benzinga October 1, 2018 As the legal cannabis sector ramps up, so is the number of cannabis moguls who are millionaires. Here’s a look at some of the wealthiest names in the space — and how they got there. 10. Steve DeAngelo Steve DeAngelo is the co-founder and President of ArcView Group, […]

Cannabis Sector Down After Pepsi’s Statement

By Adam Jones, Market Realist, Oct 3, 2018 On October 2, PepsiCo stated that it doesn’t have any plans for cannabis-infused drinks. This news comes at a time when veteran companies such as Coca-Cola, Constellation Brands, and Molson Coors have all expressed interest or formed partnerships with major cannabis companies to develop […]

Cannabis company withdraws ‘Chronic by Dre’ trademark it filed without Dr. Dre’s permission

By Max A. Cherney, Tech reporter, MarketWatch Canada-based Canopy Growth Corp. has withdrawn a trademark it filed in August for the phrase “Chronic By Dre,” according to a company spokesman. “Chronic By Dre” refers to the 1992 album by rapper and music mogul Andre Young, also known as Dr. Dre. It […]

Aphria unveils comprehensive portfolio of adult-use brands

Solei, RIFF, Good Supply, Goodfields and Broken Coast represent the Company’s first wave of consumer-centric adult-use brands LEAMINGTON, ON , Sept. 28, 2018 /CNW/ – Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company“) (TSX: APH and US OTC: APHQF) today unveiled its comprehensive portfolio of adult-use brands that will be available for sale in […]

Aurora Cannabis releases earnings, confirms U.S. listing plans

Max A. Cherney MarketWatch  September 24, 2018 -Aurora Cannabis Inc. released fiscal fourth-quarter earnings late Monday and confirmed its intention to list stock on a “senior” U.S. exchange such as the Nasdaq or the New York Stock Exchange. “Listing our shares on a senior U.S. exchange reflects the level of corporate […]

The Stock That Can’t Stay Out of the News

Tilray (NASDAQ: TLRY), the stock that investors and speculators can’t seem to get enough of right now, was reported as being worth more on paper than some of Canada’s leading established retail conglomerates such as Canadian Tire and Loblaw Companies Ltd.   To put this in perspective, a company that sold […]

Tilray Led Cannabis Stocks Higher as Sector Continues to Rally

By Ciara Linnane, Corporate News Editor, MarketWatch Cannabis stocks were higher across the board on Tuesday, led by Tilray Inc., which rallied sharply on news that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has approved its plan to import a marijuana product and test its efficacy in treating a neurological disorder that […]

Coca-Cola and Aurora. Is it the Real Thing?

BNN Bloomberg reported this morning that the Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) is in “serious talks” with Aurora Cannabis, a Canadian LP regarding the development cannabis-infused drinks, according to sources close to the discussions.  Numerous news outlets in and out of the cannabis space have been working to confirm the story, which […]

Global Cannabis Partnership Welcomes New Members

New Members will collaborate and contribute to development of  Responsible Cannabis Framework SAINT JOHN, NB , Sept. 13, 2018 /CNW/ – Momentum continues to build for the establishment of a Responsible Cannabis Framework as eight more organizations join the Global Cannabis Partnership (GCP), in its newly opened Member category. The GCP welcomes […]

iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. Announces $30 Million Bought Deal Financing

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. (CSE:IAN) (“iAnthus” or the “Company”) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by GMP Securities L.P. (the “Lead Underwriter” and, collectively with the syndicate, the “Underwriters”), pursuant to which the Underwriters […]

Organigram signs supply agreement with Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation

MONCTON, NB , Sept. 14, 2018 CNW/ – Organigram Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OGI) (OGRMF), the parent company of Organigram Inc. (the “Company” or “Organigram”), a leading licensed producer of medical marijuana, is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a supply agreement with the Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor […]