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The Stash, Volume 45: Aurora Cannabis is up 176% in two weeks; will the rally sustain?

AURORA CANNABIS (ACB) IS UP 176% IN TWO WEEKS; WILL THE RALLY SUSTAIN? The acquisition of U.S. hemp retailer Reliva LLC gives Aurora Cannabis (ACB) a foothold into the $24 billion U.S. CBD market and is one of the key catalysts of the sharp appreciation in ACB’s stock price over the last couple of weeks. On [...]

2020-07-15T19:11:33+00:00May 27th, 2020|

The Stash, Volume 44: Safe Banking Act: One step closer to reality

SAFE BANKING ACT: ONE STEP CLOSER TO REALITY The passage of the SAFE Banking Act by the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the $3 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill suggests that cannabis legalization is moving from being a socio-political issue to an economic one. On Friday May 14, the U.S. House of Representatives passed – [...]

2020-07-15T19:12:03+00:00May 20th, 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 35: Big Brands Key Contenders for the Billion-Dolllar CBD Beauty Opportunity

BIG BRANDS KEY CONTENDERS FOR THE BILLION-DOLLAR CBD BEAUTY OPPORTUNITY Driven by cannabidiol’s (CBD) wellness and cosmetic benefits, the U.S. CBD Beauty market is expected to grow to $1 billion+ in annual sales by 2025. Overall CBD sales in the U.S. are expected to grow from $1.8 billion in 2018 to $20 billion+ by 2024, according [...]

2020-03-30T13:50:43+00:00March 18th, 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 32: New York Legalization Prospects and the Two Companies Best Placed to Win

NEW YORK LEGALIZATION PROSPECTS AND THE TWO COMPANIES BEST PLACED TO WIN Governor Andrew Cuomo’s efforts to legalize adult-use cannabis, if successful, will make New York one of the top three state markets in the U.S. by 2025. Cuomo – through his FY21 budget – has revived the prospects for legalizing recreational marijuana sales in 2020 [...]

2020-03-30T13:52:29+00:00February 26th, 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 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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