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
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
Health Canada announced the specifics for cannabis 2.0 on legalization day 2019, which pushed off the actual appearance of the products on shelves until mid-December.
When the history books are written on this passage of our lives, under pandemic lockdown and with once-in-three-generations levels of unemployment, they’ll note that in
New licenses, deals, products – that’s all good – but it’s not the nitty gritty stuff investors are looking for now.
By “nitty-gritty” we mean – numbers.
Four weeks ago, Heritage released its Q1, 2020 financials.
Supreme Cannabis (FIRE.T) got a new President and CEO today in Beena Goldenberg, former chief executive officer of Hain-Celestial Canada, and a bona fide pro in the natural and plant-based consumer packaged goods business. This would appear to be a good hire for a company that already has a great reputation for quality products in an industry where the only way to differentiate yourself is being absurdly cheap or absurdly good. She’s picked a fine time to jump in; the company has already done some hard work in turning its fortunes around, and (to me) looks like its found a nice bottom to launch off.
There’s no doubt a lot of people invest in a sector by just plopping their dough behind whichever company is the biggest, or the one
It’s time for your Tuesday cannabis rundown. First up: The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings (TGOD.T) signed a letter of intent with the Societe quebecoise du
“Borrowing money and expanding hard in competition with MedMen (MMEN.C) is a two-edged sword,” explained Equity Guru’s Chris Parry, “In a strong market, you’re building far more value than you’re borrowing but, in a down market, you’re under extra pressure to keep things together when debts come due.”
It’s time for your quarantine-inspired COVID-19 weed stock rundown, so grab a coffee and follow along because really what else do you have to do?
When the cannabis edibles space first became a potentially legal thing in Canada, my first thought was about how my life would change for the
OIL’s CEO, Paul Pedersen, believes the key to a strong sustainable cannabis extraction business is innovative technology protected by international patents.
Late last week, we reported on World Class Extractions (PUMP.C) closing the acquisition of Pineapple Express Delivery, a delivery company servicing the medical and recreational
Indiva (NDVA.V) received Health Canada’s approval for their license amendment today, allowing them to add another 10,000 square feet of production space for edible gummies
While the Noveau-riche cannabis bosses partied with company credit cards, Plus Products put its head down, did the researching, the strategizing, eventually building products that sold like hotcakes.
When cannabis was legalized in 2017, it was thought to be more akin to a land of milk and honey for investors. Everyone was going
The United States Patent and Trademark Office granted Nextleaf Solutions (OILS.C) their patent for the acetylation of cannabinoids today. The patent describes a process to
A quick scan of headlines today would tell a harrowing story that Heritage Cannabis (CANN.C) was in big trouble and had lost $13 million and pandemonium had broken loose, and dogs and cats were going to be living together any time now. That’s because the company led their Q4 financials news release today with their yearly metrics filling the headlines, while their not-so-rough quarterly numbers were largely and inexplicably hidden from view.
BevCanna Enterprises (BEV.C) is doubling their production floor space from 5,235 square feet to 10,378 in preparation for getting their processing license later on this
The quarterly financials news release just put out by Aurora Cannabis (ACB.T) isn’t exactly hype. It reflects a company coming to grips with the fact
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.
Xphyto (XPHY.C) is dominating the cannabis sector like Sean Kemp used to dominate the Seattle buffet scene. It’s a legit beast right now, jumping from
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
Way way waaaay back, when Equity.Guru was a young pup and the cannabis industry was still being built on fumes of promise, Vivo Cannabis (VIVO.V)
If Equity.Guru had a wall of shame in our fine sea foam blue offices, Namaste would be on it, along with Wayland Group (WAYL.C), CEN
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
First up in cannabis 2.0 news, the Ontario Cannabis Store had a serious case of deja vu when it sold out of its new edible
Aleafia Health’s (ALEF.C) subsidiary, Emblem Cannabis, has signed a licensing agreement with Kinstate Inc, to bring Kin’s sublingual cannabis strips brand and tech to the
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.
Amyris (AMRS.Q) develops and produces ingredients for the health and wellness, clean beauty and flavors and fragrances markets, but it’s actually a bit more complicated
On December 23, 2019 World Class Extractions (PUMP.C) reported its operating and financial results for Q2, 2019 ended October 31, 2019. Earlier this month, Equity
So October 17th came and went and if you didn’t notice any new edibles (or beverages, etc) at your local dispensary, that’s by design. Back
1933 Industries’ (TGIF.C) penned a two-year licensing agreement between their subsidiary Alternative Medicine Association (AMA) and Los Angeles-based The Pantry Company to produce edible products
Not sure what took them so long, but there’s a new CEO at Canopy Growth Corp (WEED.T), and he’s exactly what we thought he’d be;
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
On December 2, 2019 Sol Global (SOL.C) released its Q2, financial results for the three and six-month period ended September 30, 2019. SOL Global invests
Regular readers will know I’ve been a little quiet of late on the cannabis space, which is by design. If I’m not going in full
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
On November 26, 2019 Slang Worldwide (SLNG.C) announced that it has filed its financial results for the three and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2019.
Canopy Growth (WEED.T) received its operating and secure storage license from Health Canada for its 150,000 square foot beverage facility located at company headquarters in
Pivot Pharmaceuticals (PVOT.C) launched its manufacturing facility in Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Quebec, today. It’s intended primarily for research and development and pilot-scale laboratories, and compromises 43,000 square
Listen up, true believers – Canopy Growth Corp (WEED.T) will not be rewarding your love any time soon. This isn’t news, obviously. We’ve told you
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
Plus Products (PLUS.C) is a proponent of the hyper-specialization approach in a sector which, at least once upon a time, prided itself on vertical integration
Everyone who’s ever gotten into edibles has a story about their first time. Mine takes place in Winnipeg. I’d finished off a journalism school internship
Here at equity.guru, we see the way things are going. Weed stocks are trending down, so we want to highlight companies poised to succeed in
Curaleaf (CURA.C) closed their amended acquisition of the Cura Partners, owner of the Select brand, in an all-stock transaction. The company originally signed a definitive
On October 22, 2019, 1933 Industries (TGIF.C) issued a cocky update on the launch of its “luxury brand Blonde Cannabis.” 1933 already controls 100% of
Plus Products (PLUS.C) brought in a seasoned science communicator in Doctor Ari Mackler, to best craft the brand experience and provide a needed scientific perspective
A while back – quite a while back, if we’re honest, Tinley Beverage (TNY.C) boss Jeff Maser had a big decision to make that would
Of all the stupid, tin-eared, extended news releases I’ve seen posted on a Monday morning, I’ve rarely seen one as stupid, tin-eared and extended as
When legal cannabis came to the public markets, it was all about how much flower you could grow. Now the sector is evolving into a
When a gentleman or mademoiselle makes a decision to honour the dark arts of predatory investing, occasions such as these times, when the black clouds
Vapen MJ Ventures (VAPN.C) entered into a partnership with Texoma Herb Company in Oklahoma to extract THC from cannabis today. The state is one of
The Green Organic Dutchman (TGOD.T) is sharing production ramp-up and other updates during hosted site visits for analysts at its Hamilton and Valleyfield facilities both
Chemesis International’s (CSI.C) installation of VividGro LED lighting and environment controls in their Natural Ventures cultivation facility takes a serious step towards solving the chronic
Curaleaf Holdings (CURA.C) got the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission’s nod for their three final and two provisional adult-use licenses today. The next step is to
I smoke weed. I imbibe THC/CBD tincture. When I’m in Los Angeles, I eat cannabis infused mints made by Plus Products (PLUS.C). Although I’m no
The Green Organic Dutchman (TGOD.T) and Caliper Foods have finished a human pharmacokinetic (PH) study for Caliper CBD, Caliper’s tasteless and odourless water-soluble powder that
On August 30, 2019 Plus Products (PLUS.C) released its unaudited financial & operational results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2019, expressed in
The cannabis bubble is not yet bursting, but the likelihood that it will go by the time you read this is high. The markets are
Two days ago, Zenabis Global (ZENA.T) formed an agreement with a Canadian beverage company, which will supply them the inputs required for Zenabis to enter
I’ll say it. Vapes aren’t as fashionable on the cannabis investor markets as they once were. Right now you guys really like, well, nothing, but
Chemesis International (CSI.C) has signed letters of intent (LOIs) with 34 private liquor stores in British Columbia to distribute their hemp-based chew products. Not everybody
We’re in the middle of financial season, and that’s proving to be a real rollercoaster. Among companies releasing financials today, Acreage Holdings (ACRG.U), Flower One
On August 12, 2019 Chemesis International (CSI.C) announced that it will start manufacturing, packaging and distributing its own line of tobacco-free smokeless cannabis and hemp-derived
In the midst of nationwide Canadian LGBT Pride parades, Plus Products (PLUS.C) has donated just over $60,000 to the SF LGBT Center in Northern California. Plus Products
Endocanna Health, a subsidiary of Heritage Cannabis (CANN.C), has agreed to manufacture and license its patent-pending Endocannabinoid DNA Test Kits to Empower Clinics (CBDT.C). Imagine
Vapen MJ Ventures’ (VAPN.C) newly announced partnership with Archipelago Ventures will help bring scaled-up hemp production to Hawaii. Formed yesterday, Archipelago Ventures is a joint effort
Vapen MJ Ventures (VAPN.C) knows that inhalers are a perfect alternative to ingesting cannabis for people who cannot stand smoking weed, and that’s why they’ve
Top tip: You guys out there whining about ‘the market’ being down are finding excuses for the wrong problem. Folks be running about with their
Imperial Brands (IMB.LSE) has agreed to invest $123 million in Auxly Cannabis (XLY.V) through a convertible debenture, and grant Auxly licenses to Imperial’s vaping technology
Lifestyle Delivery Systems (LDS.C) wants so badly for you to forget all about its failed merger with TransCanna Holdings (TCAN.C) that it’s willing to remind
1933 Industries (TGIF.C) received permission from Clark County and the Nevada Department of Taxation to move its cultivation licenses to its new facility. This is
On July 17, 2019 PLUS Products (PLUS.C) announced “a new look” for its line of low dose cannabis infused edibles. It’s not intuitively obvious what
Supreme Cannabis (FIRE.T) subsidiary, Blissco, was a nice little craft grower when it hit the public markets last year, but what Supreme saw in them
Yield Growth (BOSS.C) is making good on its promise to strengthen its distribution pipeline. On Tuesday, Yield Growth announced it is launching same-day deliveries for
Golden Leaf Holdings (GLH.C) received a 30% share price bump when their subsidiary, Medical Marijuana Group Corporation, got their medical processing and sale license from
The legal cannabis industry was built on the backs of master grey market growers and as the sector legitimized itself, but it left many of
Experion Holdings (EXP.V) has expanded into European markets by penning a LOI with a Polish import and distribution company to export medical flower to Poland
The ability to trust the people you put your money into is of utmost importance. ‘Management’ is oft cited as one of the pillars of
When two people live on the same street, speak the same language, are in the same business and share the same lineage, it’s no surprise
Was just looking at a bunch of news releases, trying to figure out which to cover when I remembered, ‘didn’t you just use to do
The Supreme Cannabis Company (FIRE.T) and Khalifa Kush Enterprises Canada unveiled their first product, KKE Oil today, but don’t tell anyone, okay? We wouldn’t want
CBD has since blown up into a multi-billion dollar industry seemingly overnight. In 2017 and 2018, the cannabinoid has been synthesized and added to everything
Supreme Cannabis (FIRE.T) is clearing the final hurdles with Health Canada to make marijuana extracts a reality north of the border, setting the stage for
Canadian cannabis has a regulation problem. Back when my wife was smoking on our balcony, we’d occasionally get sternly worded notices from the strata politburo
Cannabis edibles are already a healthy part of California’s legalized cannabis sector and companies like PLUS Products (PLUS.C) are positioning to capture a share of
Chemesis International (CSI.C) announced today that they have started selling Rapid Dose Therapeutics’ (DOSE.C) QuickStrip oral thin strips across the United States and Puerto Rico.
On June 12, 2019 The Green Organic Dutchman (TGOD.T) announced that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Neptune Wellness for extraction, formulation and
Back in December, I wrote a few stories about C21 Investments (CXXI.C), and how, at a $50 million market cap and $0.71 share price, and
The Supreme Cannabis Company (FIRE.T) signed an agreement with Pax Labs to sell and supply Pax brand vapes when the federal government legalizes vaporizable products
PLUS Products (PLUS.C) has obtained an option to purchase California-based cannabis oil manufacturer, Emerald Bay Wellness, for cash and stock considerations. Emerald Bay has been
Lifestyle Delivery Systems’ (LDS.C) subsidiary Agrotech has added another 7,000 plants to the 10,000 seeds already planted at their outdoor cultivation farm near Sacramento, California.
Jay Garnett from Experion Biotechnologies (VIR.V) has precisely zero f’s to give about building a million square feet of cannabis grow. He’s not buying a
I know what you’re going through. Yet another cannabis company going public. Holy smokes, does it never end? What are we at now, 300+? That
PLUS Products (PLUS.C) inked an agreement to partner with TapRoot Holdings, a Las Vegas-based vertically integrated cannabis company, today. The partnership marks PLUS Products’ first market
Buried in a news release discussing a shares-for-cash payment to an acquisition target, Emerald Health (EMH.V) stated Monday it is losing a board member over
In today’s sizzling-hot weed market, most cannabis product companies are fighting for shelf space. During Q4, 2018 Plus Products (PLUS.C) – a California-based manufacturer –
On May 15, 2019 TransCanna (TCAN.C) announced an L.O.I with Tres Ojos Naturals, to acquire the branding asset package, Soldaze, which produces cannabis-infused fruit snacks