New York Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Multistate cannabis firm Acreage reports first-quarter net loss of $31.2 million

Acreage Holdings, a New York-based multistate cannabis operator, reported quarterly revenues of $12.9 million for the three months ended March 31, 2019. The company also reported a net loss for the period of $31.2 million. The company did not disclose in its news release how this compared to revenue and profit/loss for the year-ago period. […]

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Smuggling case involving ex-execs at marijuana firm Vireo will proceed, court says

A Minnesota appellate court refused to dismiss interstate cannabis smuggling charges against two former Vireo Health executives, allowing the case to proceed to trial. Marijuana businesses have closely watched the situation because of its implications for MJ firms with affiliates in more than one state, the Rockland/Westchester Journal News noted. In this case, two Vireo Health officials […]

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Northern Swan enlists major Democratic pols to boost Latin American cannabis push

Northern Swan, a New York-based marijuana investment group, installed two senior figures from the Democratic party to its advisory board to help navigate the company’s focus on Latin America. Bloomberg reported that the company appointed Tom Daschle, a former U.S Senate majority leader, and Joe Crowley, a prominent party member who last year lost a high-profile primary […]

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Acreage to sell cannabis real estate assets to newly formed REIT

New York-based marijuana company Acreage Holdings said it agreed to sell cannabis-related real estate to a newly formed real estate investment trust (REIT), GreenAcreage Real Estate Corp., under a leaseback agreement between the two companies. The price wasn’t disclosed. Acreage holds a 20% interest in GreenAcreage Real Estate Corp. (GARE). Acreage CEO Kevin Murphy also […]

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Marijuana company Columbia Care reports improved Q1 revenue, wider net loss

Columbia Care, a New-York based vertically integrated cannabis operator, reported revenue of $12.9 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, up 45% from the same period last year thanks to “organic growth” and stronger consumer demand for its products. The net loss for the quarter widened to $25.1 million compared with a $9.7 […]

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Canadian marijuana firm Canopy Growth set to build NY hemp facility this summer

Canopy Growth, a leader in the Canadian marijuana industry, will enter the U.S. cannabis market by building a $150 million industrial park in Kirkwood, New York, for the manufacture of hemp products. Company officials said Monday that construction will begin this summer on a 308,000-square-foot facility on a 48-acre property near the Pennsylvania border. Canopy announced in […]

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Reports: Canopy Growth to buy Acreage Holdings, creating North American cannabis giant

Get more in-depth analysis of this deal – and others in the cannabis industry – with an Investor Intelligence subscription. Canada’s Canopy Growth is close to a deal to acquire New York-based marijuana multistate operator Acreage Holdings, multiple sources, including CNBC and Bloomberg, reported Wednesday. If true, it would be the first cross-border deal involving a Canadian marijuana licensed […]

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iAnthus reports revenue growth, wider losses as cannabis operations expand

Multistate marijuana company iAnthus Capital reported revenue of $2.2 million for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2018, up 165% from the same period a year ago. For the full year, iAnthus posted revenue of $4.5 million, up 88% compared with its 2017 fiscal year. The New York firm reported pro forma revenue for the […]

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Decision day for New Jersey? $1.5 billion recreational cannabis market at stake

New Jersey lawmakers could vote as soon as Monday on whether to legalize adult-use marijuana, with hundreds of millions of dollars of new cannabis business opportunities at stake in the decision. Marijuana Business Daily projects a legal recreational industry in New Jersey could potentially generate $1.2 billion-$1.5 billion in annual retail sales by 2023. But the outcome […]

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