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Canopy Growth's VC Arm Canopy Rivers Reports Q2 Results

Canopy Rivers Inc (OTC: CNPOF), the venture capital investment platform of Canopy Growth Corp (NYSE: CGC), reported second-quarter results Monday.  read more

Canada-Based TerrAscend Expands Into US Through Apothecarium Acquisition

Canadian cannabis company TerrAscend Corp. (OTC: TRSSF) is expanding south of the border and establishing a presence in the U.S. through the acquisition of California-based retailer Apothecarium. read more

Cannabis-Focused HCM Company Wurk Raises $11 Million

Wurk, a human capital management company for the cannabis industry, said Tuesday that it secured $11 million in a funding round. The company plans to use the capital on its expansion strategy. read more

Pot Stocks, ETFs, Top News And Data From The Cannabis Industry This Week

We saw several big announcements related to cannabis this week. read more

From Apple To Edibles: Défoncé CEO Says He Created Brand 'For People That Enjoy And Appreciate Chocolate'

Last year, Jeff Siegel wrote an article for Benzinga highlighting Défoncé, “an infused chocolate-maker that’s completely raised the bar in terms of high-end edibles,” as a prime acquisition target in the read more

The CBD Pet Edibles Market Shows Room For Growth, Improvement

Pet product sales continue to rise year over year. Spending figures reached $69.51 billion for pet products in 2017, up from $66.75 billion the year before, according to the American Pet Products Association. read more

Benzinga CEO Chats About The Cannabis Media Space On Green Rush Podcast

For cannabis investors navigating the quickly developing markets, the overwhelming extent of news can be difficult to consume. Certain media companies, like KCSA, have begun to take initiative to provide live updates, exclusive commentary from leading executives and a one-stop location for virtual cannabis stories. read more

VPR Brands Kevin Frija: Vaping, Cannabis Industries Are Like 'Orange Juice And Oranges'

VPR Brands LP (OTC: VPRB) is a nano-cap public company best known for its HoneyStick brand of vaporizers, Goldline CBD line and its white label services. Although thinly traded, this stock has been around for a decade — a long time in the cannabis business. read more

FDA Schedules First Public Hearing On CBD, Sends Warning Letters To 3 Companies

In what could potentially be a breakthrough for the U.S. CBD market, the Food and Drug Administration announced the first public hearing to obtain more data about CBD products. The announcement comes as the FDA and FTC is sending warning letters to three companies that sell CBD products, accusing them of false advertising.  read more

High Times Holding Corp. Names New CEO Amid Pre-IPO Management Reshuffle

High Times Holding Corp., owner of the iconic High Times Magazine, Cannabis Cup Festivals, Dope Magazine, Culture Magazine, Green Rush Daily, The Big Show and Spannabis, is undergoing a management reshuffle as it comes closer to closing its Reg A+, pre-IPO capital raise. read more

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Harvest Health CEO Steve White Talks Cannabis Consolidation, Says Canopy-Acreage Tie-Up 'Fantastic'

Harvest Health & Recreation, Inc. (OTC: HRVSF) CEO Steve White joined Yahoo's Jeff Lagerquist onstage Thursday at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference to discuss consolidation in the marijuana industry.  read more

Discussing Canada's New US-Focused Cannabis ETF With Evolve Funds Group

"Thirty seconds for the market to open," a Toronto Stock Exchange representative said as the crowd started to clap, cheer and celebrate. It was the anniversary of the Evolve Marijuana ETF (TSX:SEED)(OTC:EVVLF) and they were celebrating being the best-performing equity ETF on the TSX in the last year. read more

Canopy Growth's Bruce Linton 'Is Always One Step Ahead,' Says Harvest Health CEO

On Thursday at Benzinga's Cannabis Capital Conference in Toronto, the room buzzed over Canopy Growth Corp (NYSE: CGC) and read more

Former Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson, Rob Sims Discuss Cannabis, Ending The Stigma And The NFL's Stance

Former Detroit Lions players Calvin Johnson and Rob Sims joined Benzinga CEO Jason Raznick onstage Wednesday at the Cannabis Capital Conference in Toronto. Johnson and Sims discussed industry activity in Michigan, their experiences in the NFL and ending the stigma around cannabis in specific communities. read more

'Can I Use Legal Weed At Work?' How One Company Handles Questions About Cannabis In The Workplace

People often wonder if they’re allowed to use legal cannabis at work. What about when it’s prescribed by a physician? Benzinga sat down with Serge Chistov, the financial partner of Honest Marijuana Company, for some answers that only apply to the U.S. read more

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