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Past articles by Alexandr:

Exclusive: MedMen CEO Talks Pharmacann M&A Termination, CFO Change

MedMen Enterprises Inc (OTC: MMNFF) (CSE: MMEN) announced Tuesday it has terminated the deal to acquire multi-state cannabis operator Pharmacann. The company is also terminating... → Read More

The Week Ahead In Cannabis: Senate To Hold Hearings On Regulation

There are a number of interesting events in the cannabis space to keep an eye on this week. Here is the breakdown. Senate Hearings On the legislative side, ... → Read More

The Week Ahead In Cannabis: Earnings, CannTrust Update And More

Earnings reports, M&A deal updates and a potential update regarding CannTrust Holdings Inc (NYSE: CTST) -- Here's what scheduled to take place this week in the cannabis... → Read More

CBD Biotech Company Demetrix Raises $50M In Series A Funding Round

Cannabinoid-focused biotechnology company Demetrix announced Thursday it secured $50 million in a Series A funding round led by Tuatara Capital. Another ... → Read More

Green Growth Brands, American Eagle Agree On CBD Product Distribution Deal (NYSE:AEO)(OTC:GGBXF)

Green Growth Brands Inc (OTC: GGBXF) and American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO) have entered into a deal to distribute CBD-infused personal care products. ... → Read More

Here's What Legalization Advocates Say About US Congress Hearing On Cannabis Reform

On Wednesday, U.S. Congress held a landmark hearing regarding cannabis legalization and the need to reform. Despite a lot of effort to legalize cannabis, the hearing highlighted... → Read More

Exclusive: Hemptown Organics To Acquire Oregon-Based Kirkman Group

Hemptown Organics Corp will acquire all assets of Lake Oswego, Oregon-based Kirkman Group, Benzinga has learned. A formal announcement is expected later today. What To Know... → Read More

Hawaii Becomes 26th US State With Decriminalized Cannabis

On Tuesday, a new bill became a law in Hawaii that decriminalized marijuana. Even though the state still has not legalized it, the move is seen as an ... → Read More

OrganiGram Announces Proprietary Technology For Cannabis-Infused Edibles (NASDAQ:OGI)

Canadian cannabis producer OrganiGram Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: OGI) announced a new proprietary technology that would enable the production of liquid and powdered cannabinoid... → Read More

The Week Ahead In Cannabis: KushCo Earnings, House Panel's Historic Hearing And More

After an eventful week marked by the termination of Canopy Growth Corp (NYSE: CGC)'s Bruce Linton, the upcoming week appears to be a pretty busy one for the cannabis... → Read More

The Week Ahead In Cannabis: A Slew Of Regulations Come Into Effect (NYSE:MJ)

The week ahead will be an exciting one for the cannabis industry for a number of reasons. First, it'll be a holiday week due to the U.S. Independence ... → Read More

KushCo Will Open A Distribution Facility In Metro Detroit (OTC:KSHB)

KushCo Holdings Inc (OTC: KSHB) said Thursday it will develop a new distribution facility in Taylor, Michigan in order to support its operations in the ... → Read More

The Week Ahead In Cannabis: 11th State Legalizes Adult-Use Cannabis, Maryland License Deadline And More

This week is going to be rather exciting for the cannabis industry. Here are some of the main corporate and legislative events that you should keep an eye ... → Read More

10 Cannabis Products To Try This Summer: Hi-Fi Hops, Sun Lotion And More

Ben & Jerry’s recently made an exciting announcement when the Unilever NV (NYSE:UN)-owned brand said it was considering launching a CBD-infused ice cream. And while... → Read More

Canopy Growth Falls On Q4 Earnings (NYSE:CGC)

Canopy Growth Corp (NYSE: CGC) traded lower after the company posted its financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter ended March 31, which included ... → Read More

This Exec Drove Red Bull Sales Of $150M In Canada; Now He's Infusing Hemp Into Foods And Beverages

The popularity of cannabis in the United States and Canada has attracted a number of executives from other industries into this new and fast-growing space. ... → Read More

BDS Analytics, Arcview Project $40B In Global Cannabis Spending By 2024

Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics have published the seventh edition of their "State of Legal Cannabis Markets" report. In regulated markets, U.S. cannabis sales... → Read More

Russian Parliament OKs Cannabis, Psychotropic Cultivation For Pharmaceutical Reasons

Russian parliament has passed a law that would allow the cultivation of psychoactive plants, including cannabis and opium poppies, for pharmaceutical purposes. The move aims to... → Read More

Canopy Growth, CURE Pharmaceutical To Work Together On CBD Oral Thin Films (NYSE:CGC)

Drug delivery and development company CURE Pharmaceutical Holding Corp (OTC: CURR) has entered into a partnership with Canadian cannabis giant Canopy Growth ... → Read More

MTech Acquisition (NASDAQ:MTEC), MJ Freeway Complete Merger; New Company To List On Nasdaq

Seed-to-sale regulatory compliance technology provider MJ Freeway and the special purpose acquisition company MTech Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ: MTEC) ... → Read More