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EDITOR: Heather Allman
PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT
On July 1, 2021, Cannabis Industry Journal published its list of the
MOST READ ARTICLES OF 2021 : Volume 6, Issue No. 26, encompassing January through June.
In case you missed a couple of these interesting stories during the first half of this frenetic year, here’s the Cannabis Industry Journal’s list of the top 5 articles, with links for easy reference. Enjoy!
Aphria & Tilray Merger Creates World’s Largest
By Cannabis Industry Journal Staff
The two companies merging forms the world’s largest cannabis company worth over $3.9 billion. Tilray’s stock climbed 21% earlier this week following the announcement. Aphria shareholders will own 62% of the company.
An In-Depth Breakdown of Prop 207 in Arizona
By Laura Bianchi and Justin Brandt, Bianchi & Brandt Law Firm
In November 2020, Arizona voters approved Proposition 207, ushering in a new adult use cannabis program, placing Arizona among the 13 fully-legalized cannabis states in 2021. In Arizona, the existing medical cannabis license holders will have the first opportunity to apply for and acquire an adult use license, operating as dual licensed dispensaries in the new Arizona market.
The (Arrested) Rise of Craft Cannabis in Canada
By Steven Burton, Icicle Technologies
While the cannabis legalization story in Canada has had its bumps, the clear path forward for greater legal market success lies in increased support for micro-cultivators. By increasing support for these small-scale producers to navigate regulatory requirements, more will be able to enter the legal market and actually compete against their illicit counterparts.
By Amy Steinfeld & Jack Ucciferri, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
In this piece, we take a look at nine new developments coming for the California cannabis market in 2021. From new retail opportunities to the appellations project to market consolidation, there are a number of exciting trends coming in the new year.
Q&A with Bruce Macdonald, Chairman of C21 Investments
By Aaron Green, Iridium Consulting
In this article, Aaron Green sits down with Bruce Macdonald, Chairman of C21 Investments, Inc. to learn more about the how he got involved with the MSO, the company’s strategy and how C21 delivers competitive advantage in today’s market.