Harvest Health & Recreation To Acquire Verano, Creating One Of The Largest U.S. Multi-State Cannabis Operators

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ILLINOIS: Harvest Health & Recreation, a vertically integrated cannabis company with one of the largest footprints in the U.S., is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Verano Holdings, an arm’s length third party, one of the largest privately held multi-state, vertically integrated licensed operators of cannabis facilities, in an all-stock transaction Read the full article…

Tilray To Acquire Manitoba Harvest, The World’s Largest Hemp Food Company

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Acquisition unites cannabis pioneer with leading natural food CPG company to create hemp and CBD-infused food and wellness products for North America CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Tilray will acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Acquires And Opens Hope Heal Health Dispensary In Bristol County, Massachusetts

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced the opening of the Hope Heal Health Dispensary (HHH) in Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Cresco Labs entered in to a definitive merger agreement with HHH for its Massachusetts cultivation, manufacturing, processing, and dispensary operations at the end Read the full article…

MedMen Expands Footprint In Northern California With Acquisition Of San Jose Dispensary

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CALIFORNIA: MedMen Enterprises announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Viktorya’s Medical Supplies LLC d/b/a Buddy’s Cannabis; a micro-business license entitling the Company to retail, distribute, cultivate and manufacture cannabis onsite in San Jose, California. This will be MedMen’s second retail store in Northern California. “MedMen continues to expand its market share in California, Read the full article…

MedMen Doubles Market Reach With Acquisition Of PharmaCann

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CALIFORNIA: MedMen Enterprises Inc. and Chicago-based PharmaCann have signed a binding letter of intent for MedMen to acquire PharmaCann in an all-stock transaction valued at $682 million. The resulting pro-forma company (including pending acquisitions by MedMen) will have a portfolio of cannabis licenses in 12 states that will permit the combined company to operate 79 cannabis Read the full article…

MTech Acquisition Corp. And MJ Freeway Announce Merger Agreement

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NEW YORK: MTech Acquisition Corp., the first US-listed Special Purpose Acquisition Company focused on acquiring a business ancillary to the cannabis industry, and MJ Freeway, a leading seed-to-sale technology provider and developer of the cannabis industry’s first enterprise resource planning platform, announced today they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Following the consummation of Read the full article…

Aurora Cannabis Finalizes Largest Acquisition In Cannabis Industry History

Aurora Cannabis Acquires CanniMed

CANADA: Aurora Cannabis has announced today that with the second take-up under its offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of CanniMed Therapeutics, the Company now owns approximately 95.9% of CanniMed common shares. The Company intends to acquire the remaining outstanding shares it does not already own through a compulsory share acquisition, pursuant to the Read the full article…

Tilray Forms Strategic Alliance With Leading Pharmaceutical Company In Canada

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CANADA: Tilray, a federally licensed producer of medical cannabis, announced today that it has signed a binding letter of intent (LOI) to be the exclusive collaborator of a major pharmaceutical company to accelerate innovation and increase availability of high quality medical cannabis products. Through this LOI and the anticipated definitive agreements, Tilray is allied with Sandoz Read the full article…

Dixies’ Tripp Keber Moves To BR Brands; Co-Founder Chuck Smith Is New CEO

Trip Keber is Out As CEO of Dixie Brands

COLORADO:  “Pot Baron” Tripp Keber is turning over the reins of Dixie Brands to co-founder Chuck Smith.  The flamboyant co-founder is relinquishing his CEO role and will “ascend to a new role within Rose Capital affiliate, BR Brands,” according to a company press release. Dixie Brands is the owner of Dixie Elixirs & Edibles, Therabis, and Aceso Wellness.  Read the full article…

The Goodship Joins Privateer Holdings

The Goodship joins Privateer Holdings

WASHINGTON:  The Goodship, Washington state’s popular and beloved cannabis edibles brand, announced today that it has joined the Privateer Holdings family of brands. Together, The Goodship and Privateer Holdings will develop new products and expand the brand’s availability to consumers in new markets across North America. Founded in 2014 by Jody Hall, The Goodship makes “damn Read the full article…