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Cannabis Industry Gearing Up for Wave of Mergers and Acquisitions Amid Prospect of U.S. Legalization

A surge in pot demand in lockdowns has helped stock prices recover and raised prospects of funding for deals. After nearly a year of next-to-no deal-making, cannabis companies are gearing up for mergers and acquisitions as realistic stock valuations and the prospect of U.S. legalization attract buyers to a sector that has been decimated by […]

The Cannabis Industry Needs Banking Now

The notion that cannabis may cure, treat or prevent COVID-19 makes some people roll their eyes. But the scientific uses of the cannabis plant do not surprise those of us who’ve worked in this industry for many years. And the scientific community appears to be gathering data supporting the notion that cannabis may be beneficial […]

Bigger Isn’t Always Better for Cannabis Companies Trying to Survive Pandemic

Cannabis companies are learning that to survive the pandemic, bigger isn’t necessarily better. Specialized operations and a narrow geographic footprint are buoying marijuana providers such as Trulieve Cannabis Corp. at a time when the broader industry is struggling with falling demand and capital constraints. That’s a shift from a few years ago, when exuberance in […]

Cannabis Industry Looking to Expand as Election Brings Prospect of Us Legalization

After nearly a year of next-to-no deal-making, cannabis companies are gearing up for mergers and acquisitions as realistic stock valuations and the prospect of U.S. legalization attract buyers to a sector that has been decimated by oversupply and other issues, executives and investors say. Profitable cannabis companies want to buy their way into niche segments […]