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Big Weed hits up Europe hoping for expansion cash

Toronto/London | Reuters — A favorite of DIY stock pickers, Canadian cannabis firms are trying to bolster their institutional investor base by ramping up efforts to woo European funds as countries across the region approve marijuana for medical use. For some time companies including Canopy Growth, Aurora Cannabis and Tilray Inc. have been signing export […] Read more



U.S. grains: Soy, corn futures close firm

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. soybean futures closed slightly firm on Thursday, supported by hopes that stepped-up exports to Europe would make up for business lost in a trade fight with China, traders said. Corn futures also settled in positive territory while wheat was mostly lower, weighed down by technical selling. Soybeans, corn and wheat […] Read more





Higher prices could give flax acres a chance

CNS Canada — Strong demand for Canadian flax, combined with small production, has driven prices up, which could tempt producers making seeding choices this spring. Last year, the amount of flax seeded in Canada was down about a third from the previous growing season. As a result, stocks are short, despite large carryover. Demand, however, […] Read more