Sitemap - 2021 - Highly Objective

🤝 Curaleaf acquires Bloom Dispensaries (AZ) for $211M and Natural Remedy (AZ) for $13M

🎙️ Podcast: Flower by Edie Parker – Founder & Creative Director, Brett Heyman

💨 Current Regulatory Environment Threatens Viability of California’s Legacy Cannabis Operator

💳 Curaleaf $425M, 8% Senior Secured Notes // Glass House $100M 10% Senior Secured Term Loan

🎙️ Podcast: MariMed – President & CEO, Robert Fireman and CFO, Jon Levine

💨 StateHouse Holdings (Loudpack, Harborside, Urbn Leaf) Merger Creates Major CA Operator

🎙️ Podcast: Poseidon Asset Management — Managing Partner, Morgan Paxhia

🚙 Uber Eats lists Cannabis (Tokyo Smoke) on its Marketplace in Ontario, Canada

🎙️ Podcast: Flowhub, CEO, Kyle Sherman

📜 South Carolina Republican Nancy Mace Reveals Cannabis legalization Bill

📈 Cannabis Stocks Rally on Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill being introduced by U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace and Better than Expected Earnings

🎙️ Podcast: springbig CEO, Jeffrey Harris

📱 springbig to merge with Tuatara Capital Acquisition Corp. (TCAC), $300M TEV

🏦 JPMorgan Restrict Trading of Some U.S. Cannabis Stocks

💨 UPDATE: Grass Lands at Outside Lands was actually an Overwhelming Success

🌲 Grass Lands at Outside Lands downsized vs. 2019

🌿 NY Operators Launch Whole Flower

🎙️ Podcast: Jane Technologies CEO, Socrates Rosenfeld

🏦 Verano Upsizes Credit Agreement to $250M at 8.50% Interest with an Additional $100M Option

🏡 NJ Awards 14 New Medical Marijuana Licenses

🍫 Canopy pays $297.5M for Call Option to buy Wana Brands. 🚙 Dutchie raises $350M Series D at $3.75B Valuation.

🏪 PharmaCann Acquires LivWell, Enters Colorado and Michigan Markets

🎙️ Podcast: Toby Chanudomchok (@mayortoby) – Cannabis Investor (HF background)

🧾 Tilray Earnings – Revenue up 43% to $168M but Net Loss increases to ($34.6M)

📰 Trulieve Completes Acquisition of Harvest

Recapping Hall of Flowers Santa Rosa 2021

🤑 Trulieve — $350M 8% Senior Secured Notes

🎙️ Podcast: Harborside Co-CEO / Entourage Effect Capital Managing Partner, Matt Hawkins

📰 House Approves Cannabis Banking Reform (5th Time) as part of Defense Spending Bill

📰 California Cannabis companies sue state over revoked licenses

🏦 Cannabis Stocks Rally on New Legislation to Protect Banks

🎙️ Podcast: Planet 13 — Co-CEO, Bob Groesbeck

🧑‍⚕️ Aurora Cannabis CEO — Medical Marijuana First at the Federal Level in U.S.

📉 U.S. Cannabis Trading Volume Levels after Q1 Spike

🎫 Illinois Plans Extra Cannabis Lottery

🧾 Illinois Adult-Use Cannabis Sales of $122M in August, down 4.6% from $129M in July

🤝 TerrAscend acquires Gage Cannabis for $545M

📰 Icanic Brands acquires LEEF Holdings for $120M Stock

💰 Ascend Wellness Holdings (AWH) — $210M Senior Debt Financing, 4-Year, 9.75%

🍪 Cookies opens First Dispensary on East Coast in Worcester, MA

🎙️ Podcast: Ayr Wellness — Chairman and CEO, Jonathan Sandelman

📝 Tilray Chairman and CEO, Sends Shareholder Letter Mapping out $4B Revenue Plan

🖥️ Jane Technologies $100M Series C

🍎 TILT Partners with Shinnecock Indian Nation of New York to develop Vertical Cannabis Operations

🏡 71% of New Jersey towns Ban Adult-Use Cannabis Retail

HEXO Prices $140M Public Offering, Plans to Enter U.S. through SPV

🎤 Weedmaps Sponsors Thirty Five Ventures’ Sports Business Media Network, Boardroom

🧉 Cann Launches Cannabis-Infused, Caffeinated Social Tonic

🚙🐉 Eaze to Acquire Green Dragon, Executing on Vertical-integration Plans

💰 MedMen – $100M Private Placement backstopped by Serruya, Tilray exchanges 9M Shares for $165.8M Notes held by Gotham, providing favorable amendment and extension

📈 PharmaCann confidentially files for IPO

UPDATE: Ayr Wellness Enters the Cannabis-Infused Beverage Market with Proposed Acquisition of Levia

🗣️ Ayr Wellness Rumored to buy Cultivauna (LEVIA) for up to $60M ($20M upfront)

🗣️ HERBL in talks to go public via SPAC combination with BGP at ~$600M valuation

🧾 MSOs Continue Earnings Beat

💰 The Hawthorne Collective, a subsidiary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company makes $150M strategic investment into RIV Capital

🤝 Leafly To Go Public Through Business Combination With Merida Merger Corp I

Cannabis SPAC Achari Ventures Holdings I Files for $100M IPO

🏪 Planet 13's New OC Dispensary Generated $800K in First Month

📈 $128M in July sales for IL, up 10.6% Month-over-Month

🇬🇷 UK SPAC Takes Hellenic Dynamics (Greek Cultivation) Public In Deal Valued at $62.5M

📝 Ohio Lawmakers File Cannabis Legalization Bill

🎱 IL Announces Results of Lottery for 55 Adult-Use Cannabis Dispensing Organization Licenses

📈 Tilray reports Q4 & FY2021 Results, stock up 25.8%

🏦 Billionaire Charles Koch On Why Cannabis Should Be Legal

🤝 Verano acquires Sierra Well for $29M

🍑 Six companies awarded Medical Licenses in Georgia

💨 Old Pal raises $8M from Turning Point Brands

💬 Sen. Cory Booker on legalizing marijuana: “We’re on the right side of history in America”

🤝 Ayr Wellness Enters Illinois with Agreement to Acquire Herbal Remedies Dispensaries for $30M

🤑 Another Cannabis SPAC launches

🎫 IL Governor announces Lottery Dates for 185 Cannabis Dispensary Licenses

📢 Schumer Proposes Federal Decriminalization of Cannabis

📰 Schumer, other Democrats to unveil draft bill for cannabis decriminalization on Wednesday

📺 NBC launches in-depth coverage of Cannabis in special series all this week

🌵 Travis Scott Launches Cactus Farms Cannabis Line

📱 Eaze App is now Shoppable

🧾 Jefferies Analyst – MSOs are “Generational Wealth Builder”

💰 Illinois collects $317 million in Cannabis taxes for FY2021 (ended 6/30/21)

🏃‍♀️Sha’Carri Richardson's suspension gets everyone talking about Cannabis

NABIS raises $23 Million Series B

Virginia Cannabis Legalized as of today (7/1)

GH Group, Inc. and Mercer Park Brand Acquisition Corp. Complete de-SPAC Transaction

Clarence Thomas says federal marijuana laws may be outdated

Weekly: Cannabis + late-night talk shows

GTI CEO expects Americans will be able to purchase/consume cannabis products in lots of different places by 2025

United Nations calls for global ban on cannabis advertising

Jimmy Kimmel & Conan O'Brien both run Cannabis segments

Connecticut Governor Signs Cannabis Legalization Into Law

The Valens Company completes acquisition of Leading US CBD Company, Green Roads

📈 WM Holding Company (MAPS) Completes Business Combination w/ Silver Spike

Columbia Care Launches $74.5M Private Placement (6.00% Secured Convertible Notes)

💰Cronos invests $110M for option to acquire 10.5% of PharmaCann ($1.05B valuation)

🗜️States Clamp Down on Delta-8 THC

📦Amazon backs Federal Bill to Legalize Marijuana

💰The Parent Company invests $50M into competitor, Glass House (Mercer Park SPAC)

🏬 Columbia Care Launches "Cannabist" Retail Brand

🍊Trulieve acquires 🌵Harvest in $2.1B stock deal

🌿Aurora Cannabis CEO predicts a “Monsanto” of cannabis will emerge

🏦GTI raises up to $250M Debt at 7% Interest

💨Companies report Record Sales Day on 420

🌴CA Brands Secure Funding – Connected ($30M), LEUNE ($5M)

🔍Mercer Park Brand SPAC + Glass House Group combine to create CA brand-building platform in $567M deal

🏙️New York State Passes Adult Use Cannabis Legislation

🗽New York lawmakers agree to legalize Recreational Cannabis

🚘 Dutchie raises $200M at $1.7B Valuation

🌹Greenrose Acquisition Corp. (SPAC) – acquires Four Cannabis Companies, Creating a Cash Flow Positive MSO

Mexico Passes Bill to Legalize Cannabis

🌍Curaleaf enters Europe through EMMAC acquisition ($286M)

🍍Houseplant to launch in California

🛶Virginia legalizes recreational Cannabis

💵$120M Ceres Acquisition Corp. SPAC + Parallel valued at $1.9B

💰🏀🌿 Chris Webber and JW Asset Management —Launch $100M Cannabis Impact Fund

🕶️r/WallStreetBets moves to Cannabis. Single Investor buys $100M of GTI stock. Another Cannabis SPAC.

💊 Jazz Pharmaceuticals acquires GW Pharmaceuticals for $7.2B

📰Subversive's 2nd SPAC deal, Tuatara launches $150M SPAC, Agrify prices IPO.

🌵Recreational Cannabis sales begin in Arizona

🤝Mo' Money + M&A

💰MSOs raise large cash amounts given extremely strong demand / favorable tailwinds

👀 Australis Capital (AUSAF): Investors are buying into the turnaround story

🍑Georgia Senate Runoffs – Implications for Cannabis

📈U.S. Cannabis Stocks up 46% in 2020