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Takeover in Canada pegged at $1.1 billion

Vancouver-based Aurora Cannabis Inc. purchased rival CanniMed Therapeutics Inc., Saskatoon, for about $1.1 billion, as the two companies settled a hostile takeover attempt to arrive…




CresoPharma expands into Latin America

Fast-moving CresoPharma has expanded into Latin America with the purchase of Kunna Canada Ltd. and its Colombian subsidiary Kunna S.A.S., a medicinal cannabis group, You…



Canadians turn attention to CBD

Despite a mini-boom in hemp seed exports to South Korea that’s turning into a mini-bust, Canadian hemp stakeholders are still upbeat as they look forward…



Another setback for South African CBD

South African hemp stakeholders are expressing dismay as a proposed amendment to existing laws governing narcotics has designated CBD prescription-only, a move that would hand…


Creso Pharma stakes a claim in Canada

A Cannabis Act expected to be in place by next summer in Canada will eventually open the market to hemp-based nutraceutical products, Australia-based Creso Pharma…