Colombia seeks to be a cut above on cannabis

Colombia is notorious as the world’s biggest supplier of cocaine. Now it is positioning itself as a producer and exporter of another drug, one that is increasingly legal around the world — cannabis. With interest in medical marijuana booming, the big North American cannabis companies are increasingly looking abroad for …

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Weekly Cannabis Stock News: Curaleaf Makes a Power Play

Weekly Cannabis Stock News: Curaleaf Makes a Power Play

It was wheeling and dealing time for certain marijuana stocks this past week, with notable companies in the sector acquiring assets and winning tenders. On the down side, a recommendation cut from a high-powered investment bank dampened the market’s enthusiasm for the victor in said tender offer. In other words, …

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VCs smoke last year

VCs smoke last year

Venture capitalists seem to love the growing legal cannabis market and the lucrative opportunities that come with it. Last year set a colossal record of $1.2 billion of VC investment in the US toward cannabis startups, and 2019 has already crossed that mark by nearly half a billion dollars.  Even …

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