Flower-Side Chats Part 9: A Q&A with Andrew Thut, Chief Investment Officer of 4Front Ventures

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In this Part 9, Green sits down with Andrew Thut, chief investment officer of 4Front Ventures, to learn about their business model, build vs. buy criteria and perspectives on industry trends.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 7: A Q&A with Max Goldstein, CEO of Union Electric and Founding Partner at OpenNest Labs

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In this Part 7, Green sits down with Max Goldstein, CEO of Union Electric and Founding Partner at OpenNest Labs, to learn more about his asset-light model for building a brand in California.

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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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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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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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