Valens to acquire craft cannabis producer Citizen Stash for $54.3M

Valens to acquire craft cannabis producer Citizen Stash for $54.3M

B.C.-based Citizen Stash Cannabis Corp. will soon join The Valens Company Inc. and its portfolio of cannabis brands. The acquisition is valued at approximately $54.3 million, according to a Valens company statement. Shareholders of Citizen Stash will receive 0.1620 of...
Fire and Flower buying PotGuide website for US$8.5M

Fire and Flower buying PotGuide website for US$8.5M

Cannabis retailer Fire and Flower Holdings Corp. has signed a deal to buy the company behind the PotGuide cannabis website for US$8.5 million in cash and shares. Under the deal, the company will pay US$4 million in cash and nearly six million shares for PGED Corp. The...
Banking on your micro’s future

Banking on your micro’s future

So, you’ve got your federal Health Canada licence, you’ve grown your crops or processed your cannabis products, and now you’re looking to get your unique micro cannabis products on shelves. What happens now? As most who have arrived at this stage in the industry will...
Mitigating quality breakdown on the shelf

Mitigating quality breakdown on the shelf

Licensed cannabis producers and retailers are losing the majority of its customers to the illegal market because of one big problem: moisture. Grow UP Live hosted a webinar on Aug. 19 called “Canada’s Quality Crisis” with Scott Swail and Drew Emmer of Boveda Inc. to...