The Daily Hit is a recap of the top financial news stories for Nov. 28, 2023.
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Germany Lurches Forward on Cannabis Program Expansion
It isn’t the program that many had hoped for, however many are cheering the latest development in Germany’s adult-use cannabis legalization. After what was described as intense negotiations, the European nation’s legislative body hammered out a bill that expanded medical cannabis sales, decriminalized certain amounts of cannabis, and improved home cultivation restrictions. Read more here.
Hemp-Derived Delta 9 Divides Cannabis Community
Two camps are emerging around hemp-derived delta-9 products: those that are in favor of them and those that see the products as fierce competition to the more regulated THC-cannabis products. Read more here.
Irwin Still Losing Money Despite Diversification
Nutraceutical firm Irwin Naturals Inc. (CSE: IWIN) (OTC: IWINF) (FRA: 97X) is still struggling to achieve profitability, despite selling off underperforming ketamine clinics while still developing its international cannabis industry footprint, the company reported in its third-quarter financials. Read more here.
Slang Revenue Rises Amid Vermont Boom
SLANG Worldwide Inc. (CSE: SLNG) (OTCQB: SLGWF) reported a rise in its revenue and gross profit as the company considers potential sale offers, driven in part by a thriving market in Vermont. For the third quarter ending Sept. 30, Slang posted a revenue of $9.10 million, up from $8.17 million in the same period the previous year. Read more here.
In Other News
XS Financial Inc. (CSE:XSF) (OTCQB:XSHLF) reported its financial results today the third quarter ended Sept. 30. The company recorded a 41% year-over-year revenue increase, reaching $2.9 million compared to $2.1 million in the third quarter of 2022. Read more here.
Just Brands LLC
In a motion for injunctive relief filed Sunday, Just Brands LLC said it faces “crippling financial losses and a deprivation of its rights under the [constitutional] commerce clause” after the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services overstepped its authority under a Sunshine State hemp law and imposed stop-sale orders on products the company intended to sell outside Florida. Read more here.
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