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The Stash, Volume 48: Russell 3000 rebalancing sets stage for greater institutional ownership of cannabis names

RUSSELL 3000 REBALANCING SETS STAGE FOR GREATER INSTITUTIONAL OWNERSHIP OF CANNABIS NAMES We believe the inclusion of GrowGeneration Corp. (GRWG) and Akerna (KERN) in the Russell 3000 index is indicative of the rising interest of institutional investors in the cannabis space. GrowGeneration, the largest chain of stand-alone specialty hydroponic and organic garden centers in the U.S., [...]

2020-07-15T19:10:05+00:00June 19th, 2020|

The Stash, Volume 46: Market Share gains, profitability make Trulieve a standout cannabis name

MARKET SHARE GAINS, PROFITABILITY MAKE TRULIEVE A STANDOUT CANNABIS NAME Trulieve’s (TCNNF) continued market share gains validate our thesis that capital-efficient state leaders are best placed to emerge as winners in the U.S. cannabis market. Our analysis of data from the Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use suggests that Trulieve’s dominance of Florida’s cannabis market continues [...]

2020-07-15T19:11:03+00:00June 3rd, 2020|

The Stash, Volume 43: Cannabis 2.0 is here and COVID-19 is accelerating the transition

CANNABIS 2.0 IS HERE AND COVID-19 IS ACCELERATING THE TRANSITION Market share gains for marijuana products like edibles and vapor pens in Canada suggest that the transition from Cannabis 1.0 to Cannabis 2.0 is happening at a rapid pace, with stay-at-home restrictions imposed due to COVID-19 acting as an additional catalyst. The launch of cannabis products [...]

2020-07-15T19:12:30+00:00May 13th, 2020|

The Stash, Volume 42: The Second Coming of the Cannabis Bellwether

CANOPY GROWTH CORP (CGC): THE SECOND COMING OF THE CANNABIS BELLWETHER We believe Constellation Brands’ (STZ) purchase of an additional stake in Canopy Growth Corp. (CGC) reaffirms investors’ faith in the cannabis legalization story. On May 1, global beer, wine, and spirits major Constellation Brands exercised an aggregate of 18.8 million warrants to purchase additional shares [...]

2020-07-15T19:13:01+00:00May 13th, 2020|

The Stash, Volume 39: COVID-19 is a Net Positive for Cannabis. Here’s why.

COVID-19 IS A NET POSITIVE FOR CANNABIS. HERE’S WHY. COVID-19’s impact on the cannabis industry is more positive than negative. While COVID-19 is a net negative for most industries, cannabis is among those where the net impact is positive. There are three reasons that bring us to this conclusion: 1) emergence of cannabis as an essential/staple, [...]

2020-04-15T19:48:06+00:00April 15th, 2020|

The Stash, Volume 38: Cannabis Legalization in 2020: A COVID-19 Casualty

CANNABIS LEGALIZATION IN 2020: A COVID-19 CASUALTY Cannabis legalization – key to the $50 billion+ illicit-to-legal value migration in the industry – is emerging as one of the casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the last three weeks, we have discussed the impact that the spread of coronavirus is having on the cannabis industry, ranging from [...]

2020-04-08T15:44:35+00:00April 8th, 2020|

The Stash, Volume 34: Coronavirus and its Impact on the Cannabis Industry Value Chain

CORONAVIRUS AND ITS IMPACT ON THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY VALUE CHAIN Coronavirus (COVID-19) is crippling the cannabis industry value chain, especially businesses focused on the vaping and packaging segments. The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the globe has topped 118,000 as the outbreak spreads to more countries, resulting in more than 4,200 deaths and causing [...]

2020-03-30T13:51:35+00:00March 11th, 2020|

The Stash, Volume 31: The Valens Company – Extracting Value for Investors

THE VALENS COMPANY: EXTRACTING VALUE FOR INVESTORS The Valens Company (VLNCF) is one of the best cannabis extraction and testing names for investors to follow. Valens provides best-in-class proprietary services, including CO2, ethanol, hydrocarbon, solvent-less and terpene extraction, analytical testing, formulation, and white-label product development and manufacturing to leading Canadian and international cannabis brands. It has [...]

2020-03-30T14:00:46+00:00February 19th, 2020|

The Stash, Volume 27: Hemp – Driving Sustainable Growth in the Cannabis Industry

HEMP: DRIVING SUSTAINABILE GROWTH IN THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY Hemp’s sustainable properties are expected to drive the 34% CAGR in the global industrial hemp market to $26.6 billion over the next five years. Hemp commonly refers to the industrial/commercial use of the cannabis stalk and seed for textiles, food, paper, body care products, detergents, plastics, and building [...]

2020-03-30T14:03:56+00:00January 22nd, 2020|
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