International Marijuana Business News

Northern Swan enlists major Democratic pols to boost Latin American cannabis push

Northern Swan, a New York-based marijuana investment group, installed two senior figures from the Democratic party to its advisory board to help navigate the company’s focus on Latin America. Bloomberg reported that the company appointed Tom Daschle, a former U.S Senate majority leader, and Joe Crowley, a prominent party member who last year lost a high-profile primary […]

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Canadian cannabis producer Organigram to list on Nasdaq

Organigram, a New Brunswick-based marijuana producer, will begin trading on the Nasdaq on May 21. The company will join other major Canadian producers listed on senior U.S. exchanges, such as Aurora Cannabis, Canopy Growth, Cronos and Tilray. Organigram will continue to maintain its TSX Ventures Exchange listing but will cease trading on U.S. over-the-counter markets […]

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Marijuana firm Green Growth Brands raises $45.5 million

Ohio-based Green Growth Brands raised $45.5 million through a private placement of convertible debt, the firm announced Friday. Terms of the financing included 15% secured convertible debentures at a price of $1,000 each and a conversion price of 7 Canadian dollars, which will be divided by the Canadian-U.S. exchange rate upon conversion, the company said […]

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Canadian marijuana firm Aurora’s sales surge, losses widen

Aurora Cannabis, an Edmonton, Alberta-based cannabis producer, reported fiscal third-quarter revenue of 75 million Canadian dollars ($56 million) – up more than 365% from a year ago. The company’s net loss grew to CA$158.3 million – up from $19.2 million in the year-ago quarter. The boost in sales was fueled by growth across its key markets, […]

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Marijuana firm Tilray revenue up nearly 200% in Q1; net loss grows on spending

Tilray, a British Columbia, Canada-based cannabis cultivator and distributor, reported revenue of $23 million for the first quarter of 2019, up 195% from the same period last year. The company’s net loss, however, widened nearly sixfold on higher spending. Tilray, which reports its earnings in U.S. dollars, said in a news release the sales gain […]

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CannTrust’s Q1 revenue doubles on medical marijuana sales; net income up

Ontario, Canada-based CannTrust Holdings reported that first-quarter revenue more than doubled from a year earlier, mostly on the back of rising medical marijuana sales, while the company’s net income inched higher. Adult-use sales, however, struggled. First-quarter revenue jumped 115% from a year earlier to 16.9 million Canadian dollars ($12.6 million), thanks to strength in the […]

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