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Aurora sends first shipment of ‘free’ marijuana to France

A subsidiary of Edmonton, Alberta-based Aurora Cannabis delivered its initial shipment of medical marijuana to France for use in the country’s pilot program, the company announced Wednesday. The program is reportedly set to start serving medical cannabis to patients at no charge in the coming weeks. Aurora was among companies from Australia, Canada, Israel and […]

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Aurora Cannabis outdoor farm in British Columbia evacuated due to wildfire

(This story has been updated with information about Heritage Cannabis Holdings’ subsidiary in nearby Falkland being evacuated last week.) Aurora Cannabis had to evacuate its outdoor marijuana farm in Westwold, British Columbia, because of wildfire activity in the area, MJBizDaily has learned. Aurora’s employees are safe and the evacuation of the Aurora Valley site has had […]

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Aurora not renewing recreational marijuana contract in Uruguay

Aurora Cannabis decided not to renew a contract to produce recreational marijuana in Uruguay, and the Canadian company is “actively marketing” a facility in the South American country, a spokeswoman confirmed to MJBizDaily. The move, first reported in local media, marks a continuation of large Canadian licensed producers shedding assets in small international markets. Last week, […]

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Marijuana firm Australis Capital changes name to Audacious Brands

Marijuana operator Australis Capital said Tuesday that it’s renaming itself and will now do business as Audacious Brands. The Las Vegas-based company, which trades on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the ticker symbol AUSA and on U.S. over-the-counter markets as AUSAF, will consolidate its brands under the new moniker and is planning an acquisition spree, […]

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Deal reached to sell TGOD’s Quebec cannabis greenhouse at CA$200M loss

Canadian cannabis company The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings (TGOD) entered into an agreement to sell its greenhouse in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec, for substantially less than the project’s total cost. The Mississauga, Ontario-headquartered company has agreed to sell the greenhouse for 27 million Canadian dollars ($22.2 million) to another cannabis producer, Cannara Biotech, the companies jointly announced. TGOD […]

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Denmark to make cannabis cultivation law permanent, extend struggling medical scheme

Denmark’s trial scheme for medical cannabis will be extended beyond the end of 2021, when the temporary program had been set to expire, the country’s Ministry of Health announced Tuesday. The trial gives doctors the ability to prescribe cannabis to patients and appropriately licensed businesses the ability to grow and ship medical marijuana. A majority […]

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Aurora Cannabis shares make debut on Nasdaq after firm departs NYSE

Edmonton, Alberta-based Aurora Cannabis has left the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and followed some of its Canadian competitors onto the Nasdaq Global Select Market. Aurora, which lost 1.4 billion Canadian dollars ($1.2 billion) through nine months of its fiscal year, swapped one exchange for the other because the Nasdaq generally has lower ongoing listing […]

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Growth in Canadian outdoor cannabis grow licenses continues despite high-profile exits

More and more Canadian cannabis growers have taken to the great outdoors over the past year, seeking fresh air and sunshine for their crops despite some high-profile pullbacks from open-air cultivation. Figures provided by federal cannabis regulator Health Canada now show at least 110 outdoor marijuana cultivation licensees across the country, up from 42 a […]

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