A strong uptick in doctor prescriptions and coverage from health insurers is being credited for solid quarterly revenues for GW Pharmaceuticals. The London-based firm that makes cannabis-derived CBD medicines reported revenue of $91 million for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, up more than 3,500% from the same period a year ago. Despite the revenue […]Read More
Ohio-based Green Growth Brands lost $64 million in its fiscal year but says it has a clear path to profitability as it enters the holiday shopping season with a nationwide network of CBD retailers in conventional malls. The company attributed its losses to higher-than-expected spending on building out a chain of Seventh Sense CBD kiosks […]Read More
Toronto-based CBD company Alternate Health has tapped the former highest-ranking law enforcement officer in the U.S. to serve as outside counsel, officials announced Tuesday.Read More
A Columbus, Ohio-based cannabis retailer that distributes CBD products at big-box retail stores and malls across America has completed its initial equity raise through a bought deal offering for 50.2 million Canadian dollars ($37.8 million). Green Growth Brands said in a statement that the raise is intended to fuel expansion. The company plans to combine […]Read More
Charlotte’s Web, a Boulder, Colorado-based CBD manufacturer, on Wednesday reported revenue of $25 million for the second quarter ended in June, up 45% from the same period a year ago. Profit for the quarter was $18.8 million, up 35% from the previous year. Meanwhile, the company also announced that Chief Financial Officer Richard Mohr is […]Read More
We often hear from acquirers and company owners alike in cannabis sectors that the times we are living in now are like “the first years after Prohibition in 1933.” The implication is that hemp and marijuana versions of Anheuser-Busch, Coors and Seagram are being formed now, and it won’t be long before products will start […]Read More
Strong patient interest in the only federally approved CBD product in the United States helped drugmaker GW Pharmaceuticals record $72 million in revenue last quarter. Epidiolex, a seizure control drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has seen brisk sales and new patient enrollments since the drug’s launch last November. GW Pharma (Nasdaq: GWPH) reported that […]Read More
The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommended approval of the British company’s cannabis-based medicine Epidiolex, said the drug’s maker, GW Pharmaceuticals. The CHMP is tasked with preparing the European Medicines Agency’s opinions on queries about the marketing of human medicines. The CHMP opinion was adopted July 25, and the final decision now […]Read More
An Arizona cannabis company said Tuesday it has signed a landmark agreement to bring its CBD products to more than 10,000 gas stations, convenience stores and other retail locations in the United States. The partnership between Phoenix-based Harvest Health & Recreation and the Asian American Trade Associations Council (AATAC) retailer network will bring the company’s […]Read More
An Illinois holding company is acquiring manufacturers that make hemp-derived CBD products, with an eye toward becoming a serious player in the space. Acquired Sales Corp. of Lake Forest is changing its name to CBD Lion and is flexing into the hemp market with significant acquisitions and investments: The company is acquiring Lifted Liquids – a […]Read More
Charlotte’s Web Holdings, which makes whole-plant hemp health supplements, reported quarterly revenues of $21.7 million for the three months ended March 31, up almost 66% from the corresponding period last year ($13.1 million). The Boulder, Colorado-based company reported net income of $2.3 million for the period, compared with $3.1 million last year. Charlotte’s Web trades […]Read More
Village Farms International, a prominent greenhouse vegetable producer from Canada, is entering the Colorado hemp market with a $5 million joint venture to start growing CBD-rich hemp in the Centennial State. To accomplish the move, Village Farms entered a joint venture with Arkansas Valley Hemp in southern Colorado. Under the agreement, Vancouver, British Columbia-based Village […]Read More
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