Tag: Tilray

The Looming Canadian Cannabis Shortage

If all goes as planned, the first legal sales of cannabis in Canada outside of its federal medical program could commence as soon as three months from now. The...
- May 20th, 2018 at 6:29 pm

Quebec Finalizes Cannabis Supply Agreements with 6 Producers

This morning, six Canadian licensed producer announced the finalization of supply agreements made in February with Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ), including Aphria (TSX: APH) (OTC: APHQF), Aurora Cannabis...
- April 11th, 2018 at 8:09 am

Privateer Raises Over $100 Million

Privateer Holdings Closes $100+ Million Funding Round, Announces $5 Million Equity Pledge to Help Communities Harmed by Cannabis Prohibition Firm’s founders pledge $5 million worth of their personal equity...
- January 25th, 2018 at 7:46 am

Shoppers Drug Mart adds Tilray as 3rd Cannabis Supplier

Tilray® Signs Supplier Agreement with Shoppers Drug Mart January 19, 2018 TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Tilray Canada Ltd. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to become a medical...
- January 19th, 2018 at 7:46 am

Poland Opens as Medical Cannabis Export Market

Expansion of International Medical Cannabis Markets: Poland Guest post by Peter S. Murphy, Member, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC This Summer, Poland became the twelfth country in the European...
- October 18th, 2017 at 11:03 am

Cannabis Extracts: The Next Canadian Oil Boom

Canada’s medical cannabis market began as a flower-only market, but, following a court ruling, the licensed producers (LPs) were permitted to begin producing extracts in late 2015. While these products...
- July 2nd, 2017 at 4:37 pm

Marketing Medical Cannabis Like Branded Generics

Earlier this month, Tilray made a big change in how it will be marketing its medical cannabis products. Historically, it was selling its dried cannabis products under common strain names,...
- June 25th, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Privateer Holdings Raises $40mm in $100mm Financing Round

Reuters reported that cannabis-focused private equity firm Privateer Holdings has launched a $100mm capital raise, closing on the first $40mm. The firm last raised capital in early 2015, attracting...
- November 4th, 2016 at 7:42 am

Tilray's Cannabis PTSD Phase 2 Clinical Trial Advances

UBC and Tilray Launch Canada’s First Clinical Trial to Study Medical Cannabis and PTSD Research to examine medical risks and benefits for veterans, first responders and sexual assault survivors...
- September 7th, 2016 at 8:15 am

Tilray CEO Greg Engel Appears to Have Quietly Exited

Tilray, the Nanaimo-based licensed producer under Canada’s MMPR program, hired a Canadian Big Pharma executive, Greg Engel, in early 2015 as its first CEO.  At the time, he explained why...
- July 5th, 2016 at 12:53 pm