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William SumnerWilliam SumnerMay 30, 2019
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It’s time for your Daily Hit of cannabis financial news for May 30, 2019.

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MJardin

MJardin Group, Inc.  (CSE: MJAR) (OTCQX: MJARF) reported its financial results for the quarter ending March 31, 2019, in Canadian dollars. The company delivered revenues of $10.9 million versus last year’s $6.7 million for the same time period. MJardin said it continued to see improvements in the sales of Cannabis from its WILL facility, recording $1.1 million in sales in the first quarter with a $0.8 million fair value adjustment to inventory.

In Other News

Illinois

The Illinois State Senate has voted to approve the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act. Under the approved measure, cannabis would be taxed and regulated like any other substance and would help communities disproportionately affected by the “War on Drugs.” This is just one step of many in ending cannabis prohibition. Even after this bill passes there will still be work to do to give adults in Illinois access to cannabis without having to purchase it from a limited amount of stores and cultivators,” said Dan Linn, Executive Director of Illinois NORML.

Green Thumb Industries

Green Thumb Industries Inc. (CSE: GTII) (OTCQX: GTBIF) today reported its first quarter financial results for the period ending on March 31, 2019. Quarter-over-quarter revenue grew by 34% to $27.9 million. Adjusted EBITDA was $4.9 million. For the quarter, the company incurred a net loss of $9.7 million, which the company attributes to the decrease in value from a variable note receivable in other income. The company currently has $151.1 million in assets and $6.7 million in outstanding debt.

Cansortium

Cansortium Inc. (CSE: TIUM.U) today reported its financial results for the period ending on March 31, 2019. Revenue for the quarter was $5.5 million and the experienced a consolidated net loss of $16.6 million. “We expect 2019 to be a year of expansive growth and we are reaffirming our previous full year outlook,” said Cansortium CEO Jose Hidalgo. “Our team is focused on positioning the Company and the Fluent brand to capitalize on rapidly expanding opportunities in the U.S., while laying important groundwork for future expansion in international markets.”

Indus Holdings

After the market close yesterday, Indus Holdings announced the release of their first quarter financial results. Year-over-year, revenue grew by 180% to $6.4 million. The gross margin increased from 10% in the previous quarter to 21%.  “As consumer awareness and demand grows, for a company to be successful, it has to be strategic and adaptable with the capacity to scale up. We will selectively grow in a disciplined manner with smart and very accretive deals with an eye to high return – adding strategic and like-minded partners as we position ourselves as a multi-state operator,” stated Indus co-founder and CEO, Robert Weakley.


William SumnerWilliam SumnerApril 9, 2019
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It’s time for your Daily Hit of cannabis financial news for April 9, 2019.

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Harvest Health & Recreation

Harvest Health & Recreation, Inc. (CSE: HARV, OTCQX: HRVSF) is acquiring CannaPharmacy, Inc. in a deal with undisclosed value. CannaPharmacy owns or operates cannabis licenses in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and Maryland. Harvest recently announced the private placement of $500 million in convertible debentures to continue to finance acquisitions and corporate growth. Harvest said that it expects that the transaction will be accretive to Harvest’s 2020 revenue and EBITDA.

New York State Stalls Major Cannabis Mergers

New York State’s Department of Health that oversees the medical marijuana program has yet to approve three outstanding proposed acquisitions. The three deals include the MedMen Enterprises Inc. (MMNFF) acquisition of Pharmacann, The Green Thumbs Industries (GTI) acquisition of Fiorello Pharmaceuticals and the Cresco Labs Inc. (CRLBF) deal with Valley Agriceuticals.

In Other News

Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE: PVOT) announced that on April 8, 2019, it entered into a binding letter of intent with High Park Ventures Inc. (HPK) for a private placement of $15 million. The private placement is expected to close in two tranches and is contingent upon HPK satisfactorily completing its due diligence investigation. “With the investment and support provided by the High Park Ventures Team, we are able to implement and accelerate our initiatives,” stated Pivot CEO Dr. Patrick Frankham. “The experience and track record of the High Park Ventures Team will greatly benefit Pivot’s management team as we commercialize our industry leading bio-cannabis product line.”

Green Thumb Industries

Green Thumb Industries (CSE: GTII) today reported its financial results for the forth quarter and full year ending on December 31, 2018. For the fourth quarter, GTI increased its revenue by 237% to $20.8 million. For the year, GTI made $62.5 million. EBITDA for the quarter was a loss of $4.8 million and for adjusted EBITDA was a loss of $12.4 million. However, for the year, EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA was $27.7 million and $21.5 million, respectively. The company experienced a net loss of $3.1 million for the quarter and $7.7 million for the whole year. “Discipline continues to drive how we allocate capital to create long-term shareholder value,” commented GTI Founder and CEO Ben Kovler. “We continue to execute against our strategic priorities for 2019: 1) establish a leading brand portfolio through innovation, standardization, and distribution; 2) accelerate retail growth through new store openings and consumer loyalty, and 3) bolster infrastructure with people, process, and technology to deliver sustainable profitable growth.”

Cansortium Inc.

Cansortium Inc. (CSE: TIUM) today announced a $25 million private placement with Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Paradigm Capital Inc. The company will issue convertible debenture units at an issue price of $1,000 per unit. Each unit will consist of a senior secured convertible debenture of the company valued at $1,000 and accruing interest at 12.0% annually, and 229 common share purchase warrants. The offering is expected to close on or around April 23, 2019.



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