Barely a few weeks after telling the Equity.Guru audience that the timeline on mushrooms would see Pure Extracts (PULL.C) focusing on its core cannabis market,
Barely a few weeks after telling the Equity.Guru audience that the timeline on mushrooms would see Pure Extracts (PULL.C) focusing on its core cannabis market,
Eurolife Brands (EURO.C), together with one of their subsidiaries, entered into an amalgamation agreement with Holy Crap Brands today, according to a press release. The
Plantx Life (VEGA.C) picked up Score Enterprises, a privately held B.C.-based company in the cafe, restaurant, food truck business, today, for $1.35 million in mixed
Modern Meat (MEAT.C) will expand its retail presence and launch a Christmas marketing campaign on Vancouver Island for its plant-based near-meat product line, including products
Three years in and the cannabis sector is worn out. Most companies are inching along, adding dispensaries and square footage and reporting on it like
ERTH sold 25 tonnes of its organic fertilizer product to NorthWind Land Resources, a land reclamation company.
One of the unfortunate downsides of living in the 21st century is the fact that most of us will have to deal with cancer in
Smallcap investors largely see the psychedelics space in one of two ways; you’re either in the ‘this may be big one day but there’s not
It’s not all about legal cannabis anymore, Pure Extracts Technologies (PULL.C) CEO, Ben Nikolaevsky, speaks with Equity Guru’s own, Chris Parry, to outline the companies
Yeah, I know, I know. Canadian cannabis companies are ass right now, and have been for a few years. Trust me, I’m about as out
Red Light Holland (TRIP.C) inked a non-binding letter of intent to acquire SR Wholesale BV, a distributor of psilocybin and CBD-based products, in the Netherlands,
The prospect of most of the planet being on lockdown within the next few months is a strong one. COVID-19 round two has arrived and
Let’s talk for a moment about Measure 109. The measure was a vote on whether or not to allow licensed service providers the ability to
Koios Beverage’s (KBEV.C) Koios and Fit Soda beverage offerings will now be represented in 20 U.S. states by Green Spoon Sales, which is one of
Modern Meat (MEAT.C) closed its acquisition of two Victoria’s Health and Organic retail spaces in Vancouver today, which will now be rebranded Modern Health and
Today’s federal election results could change the regulatory landscape in Oregon and Washington DC, as the residents of those states will vote to decide if psilocybin should be decriminalised.
Earlier this year, when Revive Therapeutics (RVV.C) announced they had some pharma IP that may be relevant to the treatment of COVID-19, plenty of folks
Modern Meat’s (MEAT.C) latest distribution partnership with Grey Jay Sales and Distribution will have them push MEAT’s products out to retail partners across Ontario, according
Naturally Splendid Enterprises (NSP.V) chose Summit Specialty Foods as the first distributor of their Natera line of plant-based foods today, according to a press release.
Revive Therapeutics (RVV.C) recent supply agreement with HAVN Life Sciences (HAVN.C) will give them a steady supply of naturally derived psychedelic compounds, like psilocybin, to
It’s come around to that time of year again. The time when we get our families together around the dinner table, spreading good cheer, glasses
Modern Meat (MEAT.C) is evidently doing quite well, having reported that they’ve sold out of their store of products to retailers and direct to consumer
The completion of Red Light Holland’s (TRIP.C) distribution agreement with Smartshop Oss will put iMicrodose packs on shelves by the end of October, according to
The investment agreement provides Earthrenew with an “at-will financing facility over a period of 24 months during which the company can draw down, at its sole discretion, equity private placement tranches of up to $500,000”.
Modern Meat’s (MEAT.C) letter of intent today was to acquire brands from JDW Distributors, which the company is hoping will give them the inertia required
Neptune Wellness Solutions’ (NEPT.T) has entered into a marketing and distribution agreement with a subsidiary of The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC.Q) for India, Vietnam, the
Numinus Wellness (NUMI.V) started cultivating psilocybe mushrooms for production at their 7,000 square foot Health Canada approved facility today, according to a press release. At
Pharmadrug’s (BUZZ.C) subsidiary Interrobang, itself doing business as Super Smart, closed the transaction to acquire a brick and mortar store specializing in selling psychedelic products
During the germination phase, the first 7-10 days of growth, the different fertilizer formulations showed a 169-207% improvement over the control in plant growth for barley and 10-49% improvement over the control in plant growth for peas.
EarthRenew anticipates finalizing its feasibility study, signing a letter of intent with the Partner and finishing preliminary engineering later this quarter.”
Modern Meat (MEAT.C) closed the final tranche of their non-brokered private placement earlier this week, having raised $1.5 million in an offering of 333,333 company
Revive has a partnership agreement with the Reed Research Group out of the University of Wisconsin-Madison to evaluate novel formulations of psilocybin.
The Very Good Food Company (VERY.C) finished a bought deal prospectus offering of 6,555,000 company units at $1.30 a unit, and brought in $8,521,500, including
Mydecine Innovations Group’s (MYCO.C) subsidiary Mindleap Health expanded its digital therapeutic services, dealing specifically with addiction, by adding three new programs to its platform. This
Alternet Systems (ALYI.OTC) confirmed today that they were producing and selling delivery trucks in Africa made of hemp and powered by hemp batteries. You heard
“EarthRenew has a great business model,” concluded CEO Keith Driver, “We get our inputs for free and we sell them at a high value”.
Talking to Isracann (IPOT.C) COO Matt Chatterton Monday afternoon I asked a question I ask pretty much everyone in the cannabis world right now: Considering
Red Light Holland (TRIP.C) has engaged Delaware-based virtual reality company to develop a shopping experience VR module that will explain the effects of microdosing on
There may well be people at US-based penny stock pump factory Brewbilt Manufacturing (BBRW.OTC) making brewery equipment. We don’t know for sure because they don’t
Eurolife Brands (EURO.C) has made some inroads into the German market lately, up a retail location in the city of Ingolstadt and an outdoor hemp
Yield Growth (BOSS.C) finished their inaugural 5,000-product test run for their new plant-based deodorant brand Antler today, according to a press release. Kingston Brands tapped
Agraflora Organics Interational (AGRA.C) Greater Toronto Area-based subsidiary Sustainable Growth Strategic Capital (SGSC) formed a cultivation partnership to grow hemp in Ontario today according to
Bayer AG (BAYN.FRA) rode a rickety roller coaster when the life science company announced it had acquired global ag biotech giant, Monsanto in June 2018,
CBD-focused CSE companies Sweet Earth (SE.C) and Mota Ventures (MOTA.C) have announced their intent to join forces on the development and distribution of CBD dog
This week’s digest of mushroom moves is a mixed bag of trash and glory, with the shrooms sector increasingly looking like the early days of the cannabis rush.
Gaia Grow’s (GAIA.V) relationship with CannGroup Development (CDC) has been expanded to include an exclusive-use extraction line in CDC’s new subsidiary Site 2 licence in
Because this story is about The Green Organic Dutchman (TGOD.T) and cannabis investors bear grudges, the vast majority of people reading it will already be saying the words, “Fuck Parry, you’ll pump anything for money.”
So let’s get some things out of the way before we start. 1) TGOD isn’t paying for this story, and haven’t been a client for well over a year. 2) TGOD might not be a fan of this story
When weed legalized in Canada, I wasn’t a consumer participant. Smoking up has never been my jam. I know some like the ritual of it
A randomized, double-blind trial from Johns Hopkins in 2016 found that a single dose of psilocybin substantially improved quality of life and decreased depression and
If Tilray (TLRY.Q) will leave any sort of legacy on the Canadian cannabis landscape, it will be that, for a short time and by virtue of a well-timed and paper-lined public listing, the CEO was the highest paid CEO in North America. For a hot minute, Americans bought in by the truckload and drove the shareprice up like DryShips (DRYS), making the boss a very paper rich man. Everything else the company has managed to achieve has been downhill from there.
There’s a fair amount of excitement bubbling up over the potential for a market in psychedelics. Mostly, we’re hearing about psilocybin and psilocin, the active
As one might expect, the food and agriculture industry has been selected as one of the sixteen essential industries allowed to continue operating during the
I break laws sometimes. I speed on the highway. I possess more than the 30 gram legal limit of weed products. I sneak food into
If what CNN says is true about the supply chain breaking in terms of meat production, then we might want to have a look at
Neptune Wellness Solutions (NEPT.T) is co-developing a natural health and wellness product under the Forest Remedies brand as part of a partnership with wildlife conservationist,
“Let them say what they want, we know what we’re doing, and we’re doing the work,” Michael Frank told me a month ago, as he
Oddball pharmaceutical player Revive Therapeutics (RVV.C) found itself on the back end of a warning by the BCSC this week, that certain German players in the smallcap promotion space had over-hyped the mushroom/cannabis/biotech deal and promised big wins inappropriately for anyone who invested. As a marketing partner of Revive, I got a few panicky texts from certain folks wondering if that meant trouble for us – or them. It’s not a problem for us; our coverage has been appropriately even-handed.
Mondias Natural Products (NHP.V) announced their intent to acquire all of the assets of Erablier, a Quebec-based maple water products company. We originally wrote about
When new sectors emerge, as cannabis did in 2013 and psychedelics are doing right now, microcap companies that have struggled in other sectors will often pivot into new business. Miners become weed companies, then biotech companies, then shroom companies, as boards and management pursue new opportunities that might one day prove better than the last.
Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada, doesn’t want you to panic. He’s assured citizens on March 18, that his government is committed to keeping
Champignon Brands (SHRM.C) announced their acquisition of British Columbia-based craft mushroom cultivator and supplier Artisan Growers earlier this week. This acquisition will help SHRM expedite
“I’m practicing as much social distancing as I possibly can” stated Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House Director of Disease, “I’m working on getting the boss [Trump] to do this. I may not be successful, but we’re working on it.”
Okay, so the world is burning, the Russians and Saudis are pouring low-cost fuel over it, the Americans are shocked that a reality TV show
Today was a day that daytraders have been looking forward to for some time; the day that shroom stocks finally gripped the road and took off. Mind Medicine (MMED.E) ripped 90% to $0.77 on the back of 15m shares traded, reminding anyone who’d listen that ex-Canopy CEO Bruce Linton and pretend billionaire Kevin O’Leary were on board. Champignon Brands (SHRM.C) zoomed 40% to $0.33 on a lot smaller market awareness spend byt a handy ticker, Roadman Investments (LITT.V) was up 30% to $0.065 being sucked along in the other two companies’ wake, and Revive Therapeutics (RVV.C) was up 81% to $0.10 on ripples caused by the rest.
The deal proposes that Gaia will acquire “all of the share capital of 1202465 B.C. (Nelson store) and Patriot Cannabis Brands (2 Powell River stores) from Blackhawk.
Respect where it’s due, I haven’t been to an investor conference in a long time where I came away interested in most of what I saw, let alone *everything* I saw, but this year’s Gravitas Securities Growth Conference lineup absolutely hit it out of the park. The GSGC isn’t the biggest show around, but they know how to turn out the playahs, and the only way you keep big money showing up is to be a little bit picky with what you offer them. Don’t waste anyone’s time and they’ll know it’s cool to return.
You’ve gotta love it when a plan comes together: 1933 Industries (TGIF.C), which has been banging the same ‘we’re grownups, we’re doing it right, hang tight’ drum for several years now, dropped news this February 14 that will make any Valentine’s heart swell with joy. “Following the completion of a combined 20,000-square-foot expanded cultivation, extraction, manufacturing and distribution facility in the Los Angeles area, the company began harvesting its first cannabis crop this week to be utilized for both its proprietary brand Alternative Medicine Association (AMA), as well as for its licensing partner luxury brand Blonde cannabis, with products earmarked for dispensaries for the first time outside of Nevada.”
In VEXT’s latest financials we learned that “Gross Revenues increased 36% to USD $18.8 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2019 from USD $13.8 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2018.”
The merger of World-Class Extractions Inc. and Quadron Cannatech Corporation in 2019 was a significant milestone, as the combination of capital, experience, and technology has laid the foundation for our plans in 2020 and beyond.
Mondias Natural Products (NHP.V) is acquiring Quebec-based functional beverage maple water startup Érablier for their SetPoint Beverages Business Unit subsidiary. SetPoint Beverages makes functional beverages
Xtraction Services Holding (XS.C) has entered into a partnership with KushCo Holding (KSHB.Q) to offer equipment financing to KushCo’s network of thousands of compliant cannabis
It never ceases to amaze me how folks prefer to get their trade order in before doing their research, even on companies dripping in debt,
I love it when a plan comes together. I especially love it when so-called ‘analysts’ who move furniture for a living and buy stock in
Speakeasy Cannabis Club (EASY.C) has signed a non-binding letter of intent with M&J Orchards to plant 50-acres of hemp in 2020, because sometimes outsourcing can
In this, part 2 of a two-part interview, Penny White, CEO of Yield Growth, spoke with Equity.Guru’s Guy Bennett about the target market for Urban Juve, branding, packaging, South America, regulation, topicals, Wright & Well, mushrooms and the potential end game.
On January 22, 2020 1933 Industries (TGIF.C) gave the market an update on its bulk hemp processing facility in Las Vegas, USA. The facility will
On January 22, 2020 Gaia Grow (GAIA.V) announced that “one of the largest hemp processors in Canada” has initiated a purchase order for “a truck
If you’re anything like Naturally Splendid (NSP.V) then you’re not exactly enthusiastic about the cannabis 2.0 market’s chances, and you’re also fairly smart. So congrats
“The core business, which is derived from an Arizona licensed vertically integrated model, generated USD $13 million in revenues during the first two quarters of 2019,” confirmed Equity Guru’s Sam Bourgi last October.
Ironically, VEXT is a healthy cannabis business, and investors are quickly gaining confidence in it.
Like the old Twilight Zone episode where helpful aliens leave behind a book called ‘To Serve Man’, only for us to find out later it’s a cookbook, investors have been welcomed and fattened up nicely by alpha predators as they unwittingly await their slaughter, not realizing that, they’re at the predator’s table because they’re the main course.
Agraflora Organics International (AGRA.C) is opening farm-gate stores in a high population density area with hopes of attracting new customers, while taking greater control of
Through its subsidiaries, Yield Growth has over 200 proprietary beauty, wellness, edibles and beverage formulas for commercialization. It has filed 13 patents to protect its extraction method and IP. Yield Growth earns revenue through multiple streams including licensing, services and product sales.
Speakeasy Cannabis Club (EASY.C) signed a non-binding letter of intent with CannaOne Technologies (CNNA.C) to launch the Canadian arm of their theBwellMarket online marketplace. The
On December 11, 2019, Hemptown USA is unveiling part of its new line of cannabigerol (CBG) products at the MJBizCon (Dec. 11-13, 2019), in Las
World Class Extractions (PUMP.C) signed an agreement to start a joint-venture with Nutralife Holdings and Nutralife Extraction LP to form a hemp extraction and processing
50 years I’ve been bumbling around this planet, and the best damn weekend I’ve had on it to date occurred recently, under the influence of
Over the last month I’ve left the happy confines of Casa Guru a few times and headed out to the suburbs to catch up with
On January 10, 2018 (almost two years ago), the Canadian Marijuana Index peaked just north of a 1,000. At that time, the valuation of almost
The partnership between Emerald Health (EMH.V) and Village Farms (VFF.V) was never going to be smooth sailing, glittery rainbows, and under-taint kisses until the end
Last week Empower Clinics (CBDT.C) announced that it has hired some young commissioned-based sales people to expand its Sollievo CBD line in Southern California. Empower
The cannabis markets are sorely in need of some good news and better business practices. But if there’s a silver lining to all of this
U.S. cannabis stocks exploded today. Canadian Cannabis stocks also exploded. Almost every stock with the word “cannabis” mentioned in the “About Us” link – exploded.
No-one likes a braggart – but in Equity Guru’s first four years we’ve represented 120 clients while our website traffic has grown to 50,000 unique
Naturally Splendid Enterprises (NSP.V) has made a smart choice by manufacturing plant-based energy bites for an international, sports nutrition and healthy lifestyle company. Having a
Tobacco giant, Altria Group (MO.NYSE), is lobbying in the United States for “matters pertaining to hemp and crop insurance,” among other things, seemingly aiming to
Yesterday, weed stocks were generally green. The day before too. This brought about a load of folks on social media talking about how ‘cannabis is
Chemesis International (CSI.C) is backing off the vape train and offering a safer, more familiar alternative in these trying times: hemp cigarettes. Black-market cannabis concentrates have
RethinkX, a think tank which analyzes industry-disrupting technologies, has published a report about new sources of protein at a time when hamburgers may be costlier
The scene: Late 2005, a run down pharmacy in East Vancouver. It’s early on a Sunday morning, raining heavily outside, and I haven’t slept for
I have to admit, the cannabis markets right now are pretty awful. That’s no newsflash, it’s happened before, but usually there’s a distraction sector around