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Interview: Nug’s John Oram on Building Brand Identity in Cannabis

California cannabis brand Nug stocks its product line—including flower, vapes, chocolates, and other items—in over 65% of the state’s dispensaries and is on pace for revenues of approximately $45 million this year. SND’s Danny Sullivan met recently with co-founder John Oram and chief revenue officer Nico Enea to discuss the California market, forthcoming cannabis beverages, and the company’s push to open its own retail locations. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 21, 2019

Cannabis Briefs for May 21, 2019

•Jakob Ripshtein, formerly CFO of Diageo North America, will resign as president of Canadian cannabis company Aphria effective June 7. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 21, 2019

Seattle Retailer Have A Heart Pushes Into New Markets

Seattle cannabis retailer Have a Heart has weathered the perils of a shifting market since launching as a medical marijuana shop in 2011. After a long period of regulatory and financial uncertainty, the chain is now in rapid expansion mode, with stores opening in Oregon, California, and Iowa in the last 18 months. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 14, 2019

Cronos and Canntrust Report Rising Revenue and Costs

Both Cronos and CannTrust reported earnings recently for the first quarter of 2019, and in both cases, revenue rose but so did costs. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 14, 2019

Cannabis Briefs for May 14, 2019

•A significant group of Acreage Holdings shareholders has vowed to oppose Canopy Growth’s acquisition of the company. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 14, 2019

In Deal Worth $1 Billion, Curaleaf Expands To West Coast With Acquisition Of Cura Partners

Wakefield, Massachusetts-based Curaleaf Holdings is set to expand to the West Coast with a recently announced agreement to acquire Portland, Oregon-based Cura Partners, primarily known for its brand Select, in an all-stock transaction valued at $948.8 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 7, 2019

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