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Tress Capital: Cannabis attracting more institutional level interest, less stigma

Asher Troppe, CEO of Tress Capital, a strategic private equity firm investing in the cannabis sector, spoke to Agri Investor about his firm’s investment strategy as major changes sweep through the sector and create opportunities.

Hemp oil company targets $5m equity funding

Hemp-focused private equity firm General Hemp is a cornerstore investor in Medical Marijuana, which plans to use the funding for clinical trials and expansion into Latin America.

Investors see Canadian home-grow opportunity

A Canadian court ruling makes it legal for medical users to grow their own marijuana, while Australia's parliament takes steps towards the creation of a legal medical market.

US cannabis industry grew by 90% in 2015

A prospectus from ArcView and New Frontier predicts slower market growth, but major legislative victories in 2016.

Grownetics launches new seed-funding round – exclusive

The company, which only formed eight months ago, has received investment from cannabis VC firm Phyto Partners.

Cannabis investment firm looks to raise $100m in first half of 2016

The firm said it is focused on building internationally recognised cannabis brands.

American cannabis company aims to list in US and Europe

The company has recorded year-on-year growth of 900 percent and says it will prepare to expand in the US and even Europe.

Canna Group launches PE fund for companies serving cannabis market

The launch comes alongside a fundraising round for an undisclosed amount.

Cannabis packager secures funding from Casa Verde

The funding will be used to expand and develop the cannabis packaging product line at FunkSac.

Phyto leads $1m seed round for cannabis data company

The fund's manager sees an opportunity in the 'Bloomberg' of the cannabis industry.

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