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Aurora Cannabis exec: ‘Having a major presence in US is nonnegotiable’

Aurora Cannabis is vowing to not be a spectator as rival Canopy Growth continues to plow hundreds of millions of dollars into high-growth U.S. CBD and medical marijuana markets. Aurora CCO Cam Battley told Jefferies analyst Owen Bennett that the Alberta company is closely watching developments in the United States. “Having a major presence in […]

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Sale of locally grown cannabis, exports in Denmark expected as soon as summer

Five companies in Denmark have applied for licenses to sell and export medical cannabis so far, putting the country on track to see its first cross-border shipment to key European Union markets as early as late summer. Authorization to sell medical cannabis products cultivated and produced in Denmark is going to be key to lowering […]

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Merrill Lynch launches marijuana sector coverage, predicts more cross-border deals

Bank of America Merrill Lynch deepened its interest in the cannabis industry by initiating coverage of the burgeoning sector, less than a year after it financed Constellation’s multibillion-dollar investment in Canada’s Canopy Growth. The report, by analyst Chris Carey, predicts two events may lead to a paradigm shift: Canada reaching marijuana oversupply by 2021. U.S. legalization. “Importantly, whether […]

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Acreage to buy Nevada cannabis company Deep Roots for $120 million

On the same day it announced it was being acquired by Canada’s Canopy Growth in a groundbreaking deal, New York-based marijuana firm Acreage Holdings unveiled it is buying Deep Roots, a vertically integrated cannabis company based in Nevada. The $120 million deal was secured through Acreage subsidiary High Street Capital Partners. Once all its current […]

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Canopy strikes groundbreaking cannabis-sector deal to buy Acreage for $3.4 billion

Get more in-depth analysis of this deal – and others in the cannabis industry – with an Investor Intelligence subscription. Marijuana industry leader Canopy Growth has struck a deal to buy New York-based Acreage Holdings in what would be the first major Canada-U.S. cannabis transaction – but the purchase won’t be executed until the U.S. government removes […]

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Reports: Canopy Growth to buy Acreage Holdings, creating North American cannabis giant

Get more in-depth analysis of this deal – and others in the cannabis industry – with an Investor Intelligence subscription. Canada’s Canopy Growth is close to a deal to acquire New York-based marijuana multistate operator Acreage Holdings, multiple sources, including CNBC and Bloomberg, reported Wednesday. If true, it would be the first cross-border deal involving a Canadian marijuana licensed […]

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Marijuana giant Canopy Growth to join S&P/TSX 60 index

The S&P/TSX 60 index will add Canopy Growth, an Ontario-based cannabis company, on April 18. Canopy is believed to be the first cannabis company included in the Canadian Large-Cap Index. To be considered for the exclusive index, companies must meet certain market capitalization, liquidity and domicile requirements. Canopy, based in Smiths Falls, trades on the […]

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Health Canada receives 117 complaints about cannabis promotions

Canadian marijuana businesses are still getting a handle on marketing and branding their products without breaching the country’s strict laws on cannabis promotions. Nearly six months in to the nation’s newly regulated marijuana sector, Health Canada said it has received 117 complaints regarding promotional activities of cannabis companies. In terms of enforcement, Health Canada said […]

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Swedish state-owned pension fund invests in Aurora Cannabis, Canopy

A Swedish state-owned pension fund has invested in cannabis companies for the first time. More government-run pension funds are dipping into large-cap cannabis stocks, a sign that such investments are going more mainstream. Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board recently boosted its stake in Ontario’s Canopy Growth and took positions in three more multinational Canadian […]

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Canadian bank throws cold water on marijuana revenue forecasts

The Bank of Montreal (BMO) is warning investors that revenues from adult-use cannabis in Canada could come in lower than expected over the coming quarters due to the slow build-out of retail stores, flat nationwide retail sales and inventory depletion. “The pace of new bricks-and-mortar store openings, particularly in Ontario – beginning April 1 – […]

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