Medical Marijuana Overview
Medical Marijuana Industry Expertise
The firm represents a variety of industry participants, including licensed producers, licensed producer applicants, research and development labs and investment banks raising capital for industry participants, and has acted on numerous transactions and mandates in the medical and recreational marijuana space including acting for the underwriters on all Canopy Growth brokered financings, going public transaction and fairness opinion for Canopy Growth’s acquisition of Bedrocan.
Canopy Growth Corporation, a world leading diversified cannabis company, completed a $60 million bought deal financing in December 2016. (The firm acted for the underwriters).
Canopy Health Innovations completed a $7 million private placement financing in December 2016. (The firm acted for the agents).
International Cannabis Corp (“ICC”), a licensed and authorized producer, developer and vendor of recreational cannabis, medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp in Uruguay, completed a private placement of subscription receipts for $13 million in September 2016. (The firm acted for the agents).
Canopy Growth Corporation completed a $34.5 million bought deal financing in August 2016. (The firm acted for the underwriters).
Canopy Growth Corporation completed an $11.5 million bought deal financing in April 2016. (The firm acted for the underwriters).
Conferences and Industry News
On December 13, 2016, the federal task force on marijuana legalization released its 106 page report of 80 recommendations for the government’s framework for the legalization and regulation of cannabis in Canada. Click here to access the final report.
On May 24, 2016, Wildeboer Dellelce LLP together with LaBarge Weinstein LLP and Dundee Capital Markets hosted and presented a conference in downtown Toronto: Marijuana Regulation in Canada: Policy and Business Considerations. The conference featured a lineup of industry experts with keynote by Member of Parliament and former City of Toronto Chief of Police Bill Blair who also serves as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and has recently been charged with overseeing the setting up of a federal-provincial task force tasked with creating a plan for the legalization of cannabis in Canada.
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