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StaffSeptember 6, 2023


The Daily Hit is a recap of the top financial news stories for Sept. 6, 2023.

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Dutchie Countersues ScanSource Over $17.1M Unpaid Goods Claim

E-commerce cannabis company Dutchie filed a countersuit against tech distributor ScanSource amid an ongoing $24.7 million legal dispute. Dutchie’s parry move accuses ScanSource of not only breaching its contract but also of delaying the placement of orders for 35,000 tech products. Read more here.

Maryland Cannabis Regulators Outline Social Equity Requirements

Maryland regulators have unveiled guidelines to determine eligibility for social equity applicants in the upcoming cannabis licensing application period. The state’s Office of Social Equity is tasked with outlining who qualifies as a social equity applicant, while the newly established Maryland Cannabis Administration will oversee the verification and license application processes. Read more here.

Anti-Marijuana Group Files Second Lawsuit Against New York

An anti-marijuana group has filed its second lawsuit against the state of New York, this time alleging that the $200 million state fund established to help justice-involved retail licensees obtain real estate for their shops is tantamount to “money laundering.” Read more here.

Third Minnesota Tribe to Enter Recreational Marijuana Market

The recreational marijuana business in the Land of 10,000 Lakes is picking up, with a third Minnesota-based Native American tribe announcing plans to enter the trade. Recreational possession and use became legal in the state on Aug. 1, but the state has yet to create a framework for businesses to operate under. Read more here.

Springbig to Delist From Nasdaq, Trade on OTC Markets

Cannabis marketing company SpringBig Holdings Inc. (OTC: SBIG) announced late last week that it will be removed from the Nasdaq, but it will continue trading on over-the-counter markets. Read more here.

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Keego Harbor, Michigan

A Michigan appellate panel has ruled the city of Keego Harbor wrongly excluded a proposed charter amendment from the November ballot that would establish regulations for two adult-use marijuana retail facilities, saying petitions pushing charter amendments are not subject to approval by the city clerk before being circulated for signatures. Read more here.


Cannabis sales increased 0.8% sequentially in July after increasing 0.3% in June, according to cannabis data analytics firm BDSA. Looking at a per-day basis, sales decreased 2.4% sequentially. Read more here.

Aurora Cannabis

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (NASDAQ: ACB) (TSX: ACB) has expanded its hemp-derived CBD portfolio into Brazil. In partnership with Herbarium, the leading Brazilian company in herbal medicine, Aurora will launch the company’s full-spectrum, single-source 3% CBD oil, under the Herbarium brand. Read more here.

StaffAugust 9, 2023


The Daily Hit is a recap of the top financial news stories for Aug. 9, 2023.

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ScanSource Claims Dutchie Owes $24.7 Million

Cannabis software company Dutchie is being sued by technology company ScanSource for not paying a bill valued at $24.7 million. ScanSource said in its lawsuit that the order included customizations, such as the Dutchie name etched into the devices, which made the products nonrefundable and not cancelable. Read more here.

Acreage Shrinks Board of Directors Further, Chairman Resigns

Acreage Holdings Inc. (CSE: ACRG.A.U, ACRG.B.U) (OTCQX: ACRHF, ACRDF) last week trimmed its board of directors in further preparation for a megamerger with Canada-based Canopy Growth Corp. The latest move included the resignation of Acreage Chairman and founder Kevin Murphy and the departure of board member Brian Mulroney. Read more here.

Related: Acreage Holdings Loses Another $18 Million in Q2

Northern Michigan University Applies to Use Real Cannabis Plants in Program

Northern Michigan University is the first in the state to apply for a marijuana educational research license, which would allow it to bring cannabis plants into the classroom. The school in Marquette in the Upper Peninsula applied for the license in May and is awaiting approval from the Cannabis Regulatory Agency. Read more here.

More Earnings:

Canopy Growth Discloses ‘Substantial Doubt’ About Financial Future
Chicago Atlantic Sees Decline in Income, But Reaffirms 2023 Outlook
Curaleaf Sees 10% Jump in Retail in Q2 Despite Wholesale Decline
Jones Soda Co. Cannabis Division Shines as Overall Revenue Dips in Q2
Planet 13 Continues Losing Streak in Q2 Despite Increasing Sales
Schwazze Slides Back into the Red with $6.6 Million Loss in Q2
Trulieve Beats Q2 Revenue Estimate Despite $404M Loss, Lower Sales
Village Farms Beats Q2 Estimates Despite Sales Slump

In Other News


BZAM Ltd. completed the sale of the majority of its assets in both its Midway properties in British Columbia, including all associated lands, support buildings, related equipment and on-site biomass, for $3,228,000, with 50% of the total net proceeds from the transaction, after commission and costs, being applied against the company’s term portion of its credit facility. Read more here.

Hydrofarm Holdings Group

Hydrofarm Holdings Group Inc. (Nasdaq: HYFM), an independent manufacturer and distributor of branded hydroponics equipment and supplies for controlled environment agriculture, reported net sales decreased to $63.1 million in its second quarter ended June 30. Read more here.

Halo Collective

Halo Collective Inc. (NEO: HALO) (OTC Pink: HCANF) (FSE: A9K0) reported revenue of $4.6 million for the quarter, reflecting a 38.9% decrease compared to the same period last year. Read more here.

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