Why The Australian Medical Cannabis Biz Isn’t As Sexy As It Thinks It is

Who remembers Right Said Fred ?

OK you do have to be a little long in the tooth but every time we hear Australian cannabis executives talk about the “market” in our little navel gazing country we are reminded of this song.

Right Said Fred  actually understand self -deprecation, we suggest that’s a step too far for Australian cannabis sector “executives” though.



So… we’re very glad to see a piece by new Australian cannabis media outfit , Cannabiz, who write by way of introduction in their latest update on the sector


In the final instalment of a three-part analysis of Australia’s legal cannabis landscape, Cannabiz chief correspondent Steve Jones examines the reasons behind the declining valuation of the industry’s listed enterprises.

In January 2018, buoyed by government clearance to export medicinal cannabis from Australia, Cann Group shares soared past $4.

Today they are valued at 42 cents.

Over at Auscann, meanwhile, the early days of 2018 saw shares hit $1.74. At the opening of business yesterday they were 14 cents.

Similarly Althea. In July it peaked at $1.20 per share. Since then the price has fallen 70%. Elixinol is another to see its value fall.

In fact, wherever you look in the ASX-listed medicinal cannabis sector, the pattern is the same. Stocks have suffered, almost without exception.

With local production slow to take off, little meaningful revenue generation, and profitability a distant ambition, that subdued picture is unlikely to change any time soon.


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Analysis: The Canadian bloodbath, investor caution and the battle to restore value to the Australian cannabis sector


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