The Daily Hit: February 11th, 2021

It’s time for your Daily Hit of cannabis financial news for February 11th, 2021. 

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How CBD Products Work to Improve Your Help

This article talks about the benefits of CBD, and how regularly using it can improve your health. It goes into the endocannabinoid system, and how it can manage stress and anxiety, promote bone health, aid in epilepsy treatment, etc. 

 

GFive Cultivation Breaking Barriers, Giving Back

Green Market Report highlighted Larry Smith, the CEO and co-founder of GFive Cultivation. He’s the first African-American to have a facility in Clark County, Nevada. He is committed to empowering young men and in his community and breaking the barriers that prevent others from participating in this booming cannabis industry.

 

Columbia Care Expects to Sell C$25 Million of Stock to One Investor

Columbia Care Inc. (OTCQX: CCHWF) has entered into an agreement with Canaccord Genuity Corp. to purchase for resale, on a bought deal private placement basis, 2,800,000 common shares at a price of C$9.00 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of C$25,200,000. It is expected that the offering will be primarily sold to one large institutional investor. The deal is expected to close on or about February 25, 2021. The net proceeds will be used for working capital and general corporate purposes.

In Other News 

Short Sellers Have Lost $4.3B in Cannabis Stocks in 2021 

MSN reported that, as of Wednesday, these five cannabis stocks are in the largest short positions, with Tilray’s stock being sent 150% higher last week after a short squeeze: 

  • Canopy Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: CGC): $1.49 billion in short interest 
  • Tilray (NASDAQ: TILRY): $1.33 billion in short interest 
  • Aphria (NASDAQ: APHA): $402.6 million in short interest 
  • GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: GWPH): $401 million in short interest 
  • Aurora Cannabis (NYSE: ACB): $385.7 million in short interest 

Hempire Direct Launches Mobile App for Hemp & Delta 8

Hempire Direct released a first-of-its kind mobile app serving as an online marketplace for smokable flower, edibles, vape cartridges, and other hemp-derived products. The app will also have Delta 8 products, which is currently trending in the hemp-derived product space. 

Through Hempire Direct’s mobile app, farmers and brand manufacturers can list cannabis products on their app. It’s essentially an Amazon for hemp products.

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