Marijuana Sales, Funding & Banking News

Multistate marijuana firm Cura Partners inks $75 million private placement

Oregon-based Cura Partners, a multistate cannabis firm, has completed a $75 million private placement. The capital will be used for product development, marketing and expanding operational infrastructure, the company said. The raise included investments from institutional investors in North America, Asia, Australia and the United Kingdom, “reflecting increasing global interest in the cannabis industry,” Cura […]

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Sunniva acquires California-based cannabis distributor

Vancouver, British Columbia-based Sunniva (Canadian Securities Exchange: SNN) has acquired LTYR Logistics, a California-based cannabis distribution company in a stock deal valued at 7.9 million Canadian dollars ($5.9 million). LTYR Logistics, headquartered in San Diego, will become Sunniva’s logistics and technology distribution platform. Read more about the deal here.

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Credit union proposes ‘limited banking services’ for Ohio medical marijuana companies

An Ohio credit union confirmed Monday it will offer “limited banking services” to the state’s medical cannabis companies. While it’s not clear at this point what “limited banking services” means exactly and what may be offered to marijuana businesses by Wright-Patt Credit Union, the move is a positive one for cannabis companies that hope to […]

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Marijuana firm MedMen scales back financing, appoints interim CFO

MedMen Enterprises is slashing its latest funding round as the firm’s stock tumbles and the California cannabis company hunts for a new chief financial officer. The multistate cannabis firm revealed Friday that CFO James Parker resigned. The company appointed Jim Miller, vice president of accounting, as interim CFO while the firm searches for a replacement […]

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Leading US marijuana firms list shares on Canadian stock exchange

Three top American cannabis firms made their trading debuts on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) this week, continuing the frenzy of U.S.-based marijuana companies turning to Canada’s public markets to raise capital. Here’s a quick rundown of what investors need to know:   Multistate cannabis operator Acreage Holdings listed its shares under the ticker symbol ACRG.U […]

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Marijuana firm MariMed invests $30M in hemp-derived CBD producer

Massachusetts-based MariMed, a multistate cannabis operator, is entering the hemp-derived CBD business with a $30 million investment in a Kentucky company. The company, GenCanna, has contract farmers to grow hemp to its specifications as well as processing facilities to turn the plant into CBD extracts, concentrates, isolates and other products. GenCanna plans to use the […]

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