Corona beer brewer extends pot bet with $3.8 billion investment

By Eric Pfanner, Kristine Owram and Jen Skerritt Constellation Brands is spending C$ 5 billion ($ 3.8 billion) to boost its stake in Canadian cannabis grower Canopy Growth Corp., betting legalization of the drug will continue to gain traction in the U.S. and around the world. Constellation, the brewer of…

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BDS Analytics, a Boulder-based cannabis data leader, lands $3.5 million investment

Boulder’s BDS Analytics, a leading data repository for the cannabis industry, just landed a cash infusion to fuel its ambitions of national and international expansion. BDS received $ 3.5 million to build up its sales and development workforce in Michigan, New England and Canada -places that have legalized recreational marijuana…

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Beer and spirits giant sets its sights on cannabis, with massive $200M investment

Published: Oct 30, 2017, 8:17 am • Updated: Oct 30, 2017, 9:49 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Constellation Brands, the alcohol goliath that two years ago acquired craft beer darling Ballast Point Brewing Co., is putting its money toward another emerging sector — cannabis-based beverages. The Victor, N.Y.-based…

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Eaze accelerating marijuana delivery tech with $27 million investment

Published: Sep 14, 2017, 12:40 pm • Updated: Sep 14, 2017, 1:41 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A tech company focused on cannabis delivery is going full-throttle in California. Eaze, a San Francisco-based firm that developed software to facilitate marijuana delivery sales, hauled in $ 27 million in…

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$1M marijuana investment opportunity on Craigslist – what could possibly go wrong?

Published: Mar 9, 2017, 4:04 pm • Updated: Mar 10, 2017, 7:44 am By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post State regulators have ordered a marijuana business owner from Nederland to stop soliciting investments in what they describe as unregistered securities for ventures in recreational and medical pot. The Colorado Department…

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Weed on Wall Street? Investment firm holds conference to those wanting a piece of the pot pie

Published: Jan 12, 2017, 8:31 am • Updated: Jan 12, 2017, 8:31 am By Jennifer Kaplan, Bloomberg News Cowen & Co., the nearly century-old firm founded as a bond brokerage, is racing to become Wall Street’s leading provider of cannabis research, staking a claim to an industry generally forsaken by…

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High NY: Medical Panel And Angel Investment In Cannabis Tonight

If you are in the area, you should check out the High NY event tonight. I have heard nothing but good things about this organization, see below: Join New York’s largest Cannabis Community, High NY, as we feature 2 dynamic educational programs: Angel Investment Overview + Q&A featuring Alain Bankier:  Partner in…

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