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 of time. Let’s face it, brothers will always fight, especially when money is involved. However, a betting man might have thought the partnership between these two would make it through two Thanksgivings intact, especially as their ensuing brand of cannabis tops the sales charts.
Beleaguered Canadian cannabis company Beleave (BE.C) just posted financials after the close of trading on a Friday, which is, as we well know, ‘Friday news dump’ time.
AMPD Ventures (AMPD.C) CEO Anthony Brown told a reporter yesterday he was looking to raise money for acquisitions and growth, with a $2 million raise announced a few days ago. Nothing weird about that. What was maybe a little weird was the flex Brown was pulling in the announcing of that financing.
There’s an old damage control routine that goes, instead of admitting you have a problem, you focus on how you’ve fixed the problem you had, so the interested observer focuses on your fix and not your initial incompetence.
Reading this week’s political headlines, you’d think the media had just unearthed hidden-camera footage of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a Shanghai strip bar – pockets bulging with gold coins – giving a hand-job to the CEO of the China Petroleum Corporation (中国石油天然气集团公司).