Marijuana Business Magazine August 2019

Marijuana Business Magazine | August 2019 136 – Brett Hundley Senior equities analyst at Richmond, Virginia- based Seaport Global, wrote in an investor note in reaction to Bruce Linton’s July termination as co-CEO of Canada’s Canopy Growth Corp. Larger strategic investors may see negative impacts to their own financial statements from a strategy (based on long-term success). And their vision of process, structure and evolution may differ from that of founders, accordingly. Source: Marijuana Business Daily International “What we see is a lack of serious investment (in hemp) because people don’t know where the industry is headed. If you’re going to invest in the development of a product, you don’t want to hear that the FDA could step in and change everything.” – Kaelan Castetter CEO of CSG Hemp in Binghamton, New York, on the fact the CBD landscape is facing more hurdles, not fewer, since the passage of the Farm Bill. Source: Hemp Industry Daily Track-and-trace is like going to the dentist. You don’t want to do it, but you have to. Notable Quotes | Insightful Industry Observations Source: Marijuana Business Daily – Terra Carver Executive director of the Humboldt County Growers Alliance, on California’s slow transition to its new marijuana inventory tracking system. LinkedIn has been much more open and willing to work with cannabis companies. You’re much more likely to find businesses discussing strategies or recruiting for new employees. Source: Marijuana Business Daily — Taylor West Senior communications director for Denver-based marijuana marketing agency Cohnnabis, on a social media alternative for cannabis companies as Facebook and Instagram continue to enforce inconsistent policies concerning MJ business pages.