Today, Business of Cannabis is proud to announce that CannDelta has become the Official Regulatory Advisory of Business of Cannabis.
Along with that announcement, we are launching a new, weekly segment, Ask the Experts. The Business of Cannabis audience – through social media or email – can submit questions to the regulatory experts at CannDelta and each Monday, one question will be answered.
Have a question? Ask away.
From the US:
MedMen saw at least two dispensaries looted in civil unrest in Los Angeles. The Deep Dive
Certainly unrelated to MedMen, US cannabis operators are seeing a significant run-up in their stocks (even as the world seems to break apart). New Cannabis Ventures
And from Canada:
And as US operators see a surge, Canopy reported a 4th quarter loss of $1.3 billion. BNN Bloomberg
There was literally no need for big cannabis in such small markets.
Lots of great local Jamaican cannabis companies that would have loved a small investment to grow with the market. https://twitter.com/MattPMaurer/status/1266778440545513476 …Matt Maurer@MattPMaurerAphria, Aurora And Other Big Ag Cannabis Companies Pull Out Of Jamaica via @forbes https://www.forbes.com/sites/sarabrittanysomerset/2020/05/30/aphria-aurora-and-other-big-ag-cannabis-companies-pull-out-of-jamaica-and-latin-america/ …39Twitter Ads info and privacySee Abi Roach’s other Tweets
Bucking the Canadian trend, TerrAscend, “breakout star”. Forbes
Oh yeah, in case you missed it, CannTrust’s license got reinstated from Health Canada. (Seriously.) BNN Bloomberg
Some other news:
Canadians are using more cannabis during COVID-19. Chronicle Herald
On the more local scale, Edmonton Police are trying to do the impossible (?) – crack down on illegal online cannabis sales. The Growth Op
The Week Ahead
Monday, June 1
10 am | BofC Live with Luca McCann, CannDelta
Tuesday, June 2
BofC Live – Guest TBA
Noon | Lunch + Learn TBA
Latest from BofC
Wednesday, May 27 | BofC Live
Hosts: Jay Rosenthal
On this episode – BofC Live features conversation with Katie Pringle, co-founder of Marigold Marketing + PR as well as the Womxn, Wellness & Cannabis Conference which took place on May 27, 2020. We wanted to connect with Katie to talk about the success of the Conference and what she, and the team, learned from the event.
Friday, May 29 | Lunch+Learn
Host: Jay Rosenthal
The second in a four-part series, Erik Christensen of Little Rocket – a digital design studio that has built a best-in-class front end atop the Shopify platform – joined Business of Cannabis for a Lunch+Learn session. The series: Creating an Omnichannel Cannabis Retail Experience is presented by Shopify. The next session will be June 12th. Christensen provideda demo of theirfront end solution for cannabis retailers and answered questions about integrations, design and e-commerce overall.