Flower-Side Chats Part 5: A Q&A with Bob Fireman, CEO of MariMed, Inc.

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In this Part 5, Green sits down with Bob Fireman, CEO of MariMed, Inc. (OTCQX:MRMD) to learn more about the history of MariMed and its recent equity facility from Hadron Healthcare Fund that has them poised for continued growth.

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A Q&A with Matt Hawkins, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Entourage Effect Capital

In this article, Aaron Green sits down with Matt Hawkins, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Entourage Effect Capital to learn more about his investment philosophy and get his perspective on recent trends in the cannabis industry.

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Cannabis Revival and Year of the SPAC’s: What’s To Be Expected the Rest of 2021?

The rise of the SPAC-era and Canadian entry into the U.S. market will cause asset increases, but it is only the second chapter in the market expansion of cannabis.

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Jazz Pharmaceuticals to Acquire GW Pharma

In a press release published last week, the two companies announced they have entered an agreement for Jazz to acquire GW Pharma, the producer of the only FDA-approved CBD medication Epidiolex, for a total of $7.2 billion.

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Hardware Platforms in Cannabis: A Q&A with Mike McDonald, President and CEO of Ammonite

In this article Aaron Green sits down and interviews Mike McDonald, President and CEO at Ammonite, to learn more about their Dablicator™ oil applicator and Ammonite’s hardware platform strategy.

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Canadian Lab Offers Vapor/Smoke Analysis

Complex Biotech Discovery Ventures (CBDV) has added an innovative testing solution to their repertoire of lab services: the vapor/smoke analyzer. In their lab embedded in the University of British Columbia, CBDV will now be able to offer clients the ability to test the very final stage of the plant’s lifecycle: the smoke that consumers inhale.

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Cresco Labs Acquires Bluma Wellness

Cresco Labs will enter the Florida market with the acquisition of Bluma Wellness (and its subsidiary One Plant Florida) for an equity value of $213 million, expected to be finalized by the second quarter of this year.

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