European Cannabis is Starting to Look Like the US Market 10 Years Ago

While still a very immature market, Europe will follow its own path by acknowledging the failures and successes of other markets, blending them to form its own unique European model.

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Charlotte’s Web Poised for Canadian Expansion

Charlotte’s Web Holdings announced this week that they have just been approved for registration on Health Canada’s list of approved cultivars for 2021, allowing the company to bring their proprietary high-CBD strains into the country.

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Canopy Growth Signs U.S. Distribution Deal

The foot-in-the-door agreement between Canopy Growth and Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits will allow Canopy Growth to distribute their CBD beverage portfolio in the United States, also signaling the benefits of their relationship with Constellation Brands coming to life.

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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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The (Arrested) Rise of Craft Cannabis in Canada

While the cannabis legalization story in Canada has had its bumps, the clear path forward for greater legal market success lies in increased support for micro-cultivators. By increasing support for these small-scale producers to navigate regulatory requirements, more will be able to enter the legal market and actually compete against their illicit counterparts.

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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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Q&A with Bruce Macdonald, Chairman of C21 Investments

In this article, Aaron Green sits down with Bruce Macdonald, Chairman of C21 Investments, Inc. to learn more about the how he got involved with the MSO, the company’s strategy and how C21 delivers competitive advantage in today’s market.

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New Book On Cannabis Describes A Global Market In Transition

Marguerite Arnold’s new book about the inside story of the German cultivation bid, “Green II: Spreading Like Kudzu,” contains surprises and inside stories you have never heard before – no matter who you are in the industry. Here is an exclusive first look excerpt.

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Cannabis M&A in the Post-COVID Era

Prospects for the New Year are expected to continue the explosive year-end trend with a backlog of nearly $2 billion in deals heading into 2021. Growth is expected to be led by multi-state operators who have achieved scale, cleaned up their balance sheets and stockpiled dry powder for roll-up acquisitions.

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