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The Stash, Volume 52: Hempcrete – leading Cannabis’ sustainability revolution

HEMPCRETE: LEADING CANNABIS’ SUSTAINABILITY REVOLUTION A negative carbon footprint, favorable thermal and structural properties, and wide-ranging construction applications make Hempcrete a truly disruptive building material. According to American Lime Technology, hempcrete is a bio-composite made of the inner woody core of the hemp plant (Shiv) mixed with a lime-based binder. The hemp core has a high [...]

2020-08-13T17:48:39+00:00July 15th, 2020|

The Stash, Volume 51: Cannabis deal making continues to struggle as cash crunch intensifies

CANNABIS DEAL MAKING CONTINUES TO STRUGGLE AS CASH CRUNCH INTENSIFIES In our Dec. 18, 2019, Stash report, we said that balance sheet strength will matter more than ever in 2020 as the cannabis industry funding environment tightens and deals dry up. Capital market trends in 1H20 validate our thesis. Data from Viridian Capital Advisors shows that [...]

2020-07-15T19:08:41+00:00July 8th, 2020|

The Stash, Volume 49: SSOs outperforming MSOs in brand presence, market share, capital efficiency

SSOs OUTPERFORMING MSOs IN BRAND PRESENCE, MARKET SHARE, CAPITAL EFFICIENCY The distinction between single state operators (SSOs) and multi state operators (MSOs) in the U.S. cannabis industry is unlikely to matter in the long term, but in the near- to medium-term SSOs and state leaders are emerging as winners and are in a better position to [...]

2020-07-15T19:09:39+00:00June 24th, 2020|

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 47: Green Thumb Industries – The Cannabis MSO that generates profits

GREEN THUMB INDUSTRIES: THE CANNABIS MSO THAT GENERATES PROFITS Green Thumb Industries (GTBIF) is fast establishing itself as the national leader in cannabis consumer products and the U.S. MSO to watch out for, thanks to its best-in-class brand portfolio and a strategically expanding retail footprint. Illinois-headquartered Green Thumb manufactures and distributes a portfolio of branded cannabis [...]

2020-07-15T19:10:33+00:00June 10th, 2020|

The Stash, Volume 40: Oregon and Oklahoma are best placed to benefit from Cannabis’ Essential Status

OREGON AND OKLAHOMA ARE BEST PLACED TO BENEFIT FROM CANNABIS’ ESSENTIAL STATUS High per capita marijuana dispensary density means that cannabis markets in Oregon (OR) and Oklahoma (OK) are in the best position to benefit from its essential industry status. In the last few weeks, we have discussed how cannabis’ essential designation is driving sales higher [...]

2020-07-15T19:14:35+00:00April 22nd, 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 29: Canna Finance – Set to Emerge from the Trough of Disillusionment?

CANNA FINANCE: SET TO EMERGE FROM THE TROUGH OF DISILLUSIONMENT? In our Dec. 18, 2019 Stash report, we said that balance sheet strength will matter more than ever in 2020 as the cannabis industry funding environment tightens and deals dry up. We expand on this subject this week by analyzing how cannabis companies went from being [...]

2020-03-30T14:02:42+00:00February 5th, 2020|

The Stash, Volume 24: Cannabis 3Q19 Earnings and 2020 Outlook

CANNABIS 3Q19 EARNINGS AND 2020 OUTLOOK: THE STORY IN 33 CHARTS AND 5 TAKEAWAYS As 2019 draws to a close and we move into 2020, we analyze the latest earnings, management guidance, and CY20 revenue estimates of cannabis companies to identify trends that will matter the most in the coming year. As the industry tries to [...]

2020-03-30T14:04:40+00:00December 18th, 2019|
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