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February 18, 2020

 
 
Top cannabis picks
 
Canopy’s interim CEO says mood at cannabis company has ‘never been better’
  Canopy’s interim CEO says mood at cannabis company has ‘never been better’
Canopy Growth Corp.’s interim chief executive says the mood at the cannabis producer has “never been better,” a comment that comes two months after its charismatic co-founder was ousted from the top job and as pressure mounts for the company to reach profitability.

 
Mark Zekulin said the Smiths Falls, Ont.-based company is shifting from “building” mode and hefty investments in infrastructure and expansion to “operating” mode.

 
 
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Thinking about a career in cannabis? Resilience, creativity and passion are prerequisites
 

Josh Lyon

 
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Cannabis in the Americas: It’s time to talk about marijuana policy
 

Maria Cattaui and Richard Branson

 
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Business
 
  Sale of Aurora Cannabis stake in The Green Organic Dutchman struggles amid industry-wide chill
 

Tim Kiladze and Mark Rendell

 
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  Struggling cannabis company Tilt pays executives, board members another US$50-million in second quarter
 

Tim Kiladze

 
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First Nations Cannabis Summit looks at how Indigenous communities can be involved in marijuana industry
 

Hina Alam

 
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  Twelve cannabis store applicants disqualified for not submitting documents
 
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Consumer, health, regulations
 
Quebec judge strikes down law that forbids home cultivation of cannabis
 
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Toronto Montessori school concerned after Ontario pot lottery awards nearby shop location
 

Caroline Alphonso and Mark Rendell

 
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In case you missed it: From the archives
 
Liberal claims about cannabis legalization don’t add up
  Liberal claims about cannabis legalization don’t add up
 

Rita Trichur

 
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The latest from Cannabis Professional
 
For cannabis industry insiders, Cannabis Professional is a subscription-based news service from The Globe and Mail. One of the most popular features is Around the Industry, an early morning roundup of industry news. Here are examples from the last week:

 
 
 Around the industry 
 
 
  Jan. 31: MedMen’s Adam Bierman stepping down as CEO; MediPharm’s Australian subsidiary receives import licence
 

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  Jan. 28: Flowr announces new CFO, executive departures; RBC analyst cuts price targets, citing slow Ontario store openings in 2020; TerrAscend CEO steps down
 

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  Jan. 27: MediPharm files statement of claim; High Tide buys Canna Cabana store; Cova to offer Fire & Flower’s click-and-collect; TerrAscend terminates $33.5-million takeover
 

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  Jan. 24: NAC raises $10-million for Ontario expansion; Nextleaf secures research licence from Health Canada; Friendly Stranger buys Hotbox Cafe
 

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  Jan. 22: Canopy appoints new board chair; second Aphria facility receives EU GMP certification
 

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