Hemp Stocks & Public Companies


Canada’s Canopy Growth to shutter New York growing operations

Canopy Growth, a global cannabis giant that muscled its way into the U.S. hemp market, has announced that it is shutting down its hemp-growing operation in New York state, citing a glut of hemp from last year. The Canada-based company will cease farming operations in Springfield, New York, but will continue using its hemp supply […]

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Neptune Wellness Solutions appoints two new board members

A Quebec, Canada-based supplements company announced the installment of two new members to the company’s board of directors. Neptune Wellness Solutions of Laval, Quebec, on Tuesday said Joseph Buaron and Michael A. de Geus were joining the company’s board. Buaron has two decades of experience as a chief technology officer, while de Geus is a […]

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Green Growth Brands places struggling CBD business into receivership

The CBD business side of Columbus, Ohio-based cannabis retailer Green Growth Brands is going into receivership, just a few weeks after it said it wants to sell the struggling business. The company announced Friday that it filed a motion to appoint a receiver with the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas in Ohio. Green Growth […]

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Colorado-based Charlotte’s Web hires new chief operating officer

Colorado-based CBD maker Charlotte’s Web has appointed a chief operating officer to replace Stephen Lermer, who left the company Jan. 31. The Boulder company said in a release that David Panter is its new COO, effective Monday. Charlotte’s Web said Panter has more than 20 years of “global supply chain experience” at businesses including the […]

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Charlotte’s Web to acquire Abacus Health Products for $68M

A major Colorado CBD maker will purchase a Rhode Island company that makes CBD topical products, the two companies announced Monday. Charlotte’s Web, a producer of hemp-derived CBD wellness products based in Boulder, Colorado, will acquire Abacus Health Products of Woonsocket, Rhode Island. for implied total equity consideration of approximately CA$99 million ($68.2 million). Under […]

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Troubled cannabis retailer Green Growth Brands announces CEO’s departure

Green Growth Brands, an embattled cannabis retailer in the process of selling off its line of mall-based CBD kiosks, said its CEO has stepped down, effective immediately. The outgoing CEO, Peter Horvath, came to the Columbus, Ohio, company after leading company strategy for retail giants such as Victoria’s Secret, American Eagle Outfitters, DSW and Limited […]

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Uncertain future for CBD, continued competition drive down CV Sciences’ fourth-quarter sales

CV Sciences, a San Diego-based CBD manufacturer that makes topical treatments sold nationwide, saw sales drop by 34% in the most recent fiscal quarter as the company blamed an overheated market for missing analyst expectations. “The category is simply over-branded,” CEO Joseph Dowling told investors Monday about the quarter that ended Dec. 31. During the […]

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Charlotte’s Web cites need for better hemp research in launch of new division

Saying the hemp industry needs better research into cannabinoid safety and efficacy, Colorado CBD maker Charlotte’s Web has launched a new research division and tapped a former health diagnostics executive to lead it. Tim Orr is leading a new division called Charlotte’s Web Labs, a team of about a dozen that will expand the company’s research efforts […]

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California firm cuts $25M revenue projection on hemp-trading platform

California-based KushCo Holdings, a cannabis company specializing in ancillary products such as packaging, is ratcheting back its hemp revenue predictions. The company told investors Friday that it’s retracting its 2020 hemp revenue guidance of $25 million. The announcement came as the firm announced it will miss this quarter’s revenue estimates. The company cited a “slower-than-anticipated rollout […]

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