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News Alert: Canopy Growth Strikes Deal To Buy Edibles Maker Wana Brands For $298 Million

Canada’s Canopy Growth Corp has agreed to purchase Colorado-based edibles maker Wana Brands for $297.5 million, contingent upon federal legalization of cannabis in the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 14, 2021

Cannabis Briefs for November 3, 2020

•Chicago, Illinois-based Cresco Labs is launching a live resin vape cartridge as part of its eponymous brand portfolio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 3, 2020

Cannabis Briefs for May 19, 2020

•Massachusetts will reopen its recreational cannabis retailers May 25, according to the state’s new general reopening plan. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 19, 2020

Cannabis Briefs for April 21, 2020

•Canopy Growth is continuing its cost-cutting efforts, exiting cultivation arrangements in Africa, Canada, Colombia, and the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 21, 2020

Interview: Wana Brands CEO Nancy Whiteman

Nancy Whiteman is the CEO of Colorado-based Wana Brands, one of the largest edibles producers in the U.S. Known for its namesake brand of gummies, among other products, Wana is present in Colorado, California, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Arizona, Oregon, and Oklahoma dispensaries, with Maryland, Missouri, and Florida also set to come online. The company’s home state of Colorado accounted for $24 million in revenue last year. Wana has also recently partnered with Canadian company Indiva to bring its portfolio to the Canada market. SND assistant editor Danny Sullivan recently spoke with Whiteman about Wana’s strategy for edibles, the appeal of cannabis gummies, and how COVID-19 has impacted business so far. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 7, 2020

Cannabis Briefs for March 24, 2020

•The fallout from the coronavirus may delay cannabis legalization in New York. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 24, 2020

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