Select Page

Edmonton, May 28-30, 2023

Due to the numerous requests from LPs. Micro and Craft growers along with some of the largest cannabis retail stores in the nation, Grow Up has decided to bring our award winning show to Alberta. We will be hosting our 7th Conference and Expo at the Edmonton Convention Centre in beautiful downtown Edmonton.

Cannabis Products Continue to Flourish, Showcasing Potential of Cultivator Flora Growth Corp.’s (NASDAQ: FLGC) Growing International House of Brands

Cannabis News Wire, Media Partners

This post is presented by our media partner Cannabis News Wire

View the original article here.

image
  • Cannabis grower and brand builder Flora Growth is a rapidly growing international supplier and supply chain developer aiming to distinguish itself in a highly competitive market
  • Following on a 604 percent YOY revenue increase for the first half of the year, Flora continues pursuing strategic acquisitions such as its recent all-stock deal for multi-national operator Franchise Global Health
  • Flora also anticipates expanding its production facilities, adding a fourth by the end of this year that will provide the company with its first pharmaceutical formula operation for the Colombian wellness market
  • The Franchise Global Health agreement is expected to give Flora a strong presence in Germany and an introduction to Europe, adding to its export pipeline to Switzerland, the Czech Republic and the United States from Colombia

Legal cannabis has become the the sixth-largest cash crop in the United States after corn, soybeans, hay, wheat and cotton (https://cnw.fm/RChLp), and voters continue to address the potentials of an expanding market for recreational marijuana (https://cnw.fm/IO2FN).

Non-recreational medicinal cannabis has been legalized in 37 states and continues to fuel a multi-billion dollar industry (https://cnw.fm/I17Vl), which is only a portion of the global market that supplies the 80 percent of the world’s population using cannabis or hemp for medical treatments. For now, international annual growth rates are more robust than the projected growth rates in the United States, according to Kiplinger (https://cnw.fm/tXctZ).

Cannabis cultivator and global distributor Flora Growth (NASDAQ: FLGC) is a rapidly growing house of brands building customer bases and distribution channels across international lines as it aims to distinguish itself within a highly competitive arena.

Much of Flora Growth’s strength lies in its licensed cultivation, extraction, and isolation facility located in northern Colombia’s fertile climate, where an experienced labor force is helping the nation emerge from decades of drug war illicit trade into a recognized and regulated market.

From its 247 acres of growing fields, the company’s harvests move into a production pipeline that includes a flower and derivatives production lab situated with the cultivation camp, as well as a topical, capsules and dietary supplements lab in Colombia’s capital and a third lab in the United States, where CBD ingestible, tinctures and gummies are made.

A fourth state-of-the-art lab being built in Colombia’s capital is being designed to formulate custom and proprietary pharmaceuticals that will be sold and used in Colombia. The life sciences lab is expected to open by the end of this year with eight registered pharmaceutical grade formulas that target specific ailments such as insomnia, epilepsy, and anxiety (https://cnw.fm/bbuJj).

“At Flora, we believe that cannabis will dramatically improve the wellbeing of consumers around the globe and that it will become an international trade. Our company exists today to capitalize on that opportunity,” CEO Luis Merchan stated last month in an interview about its most recent acquisition to help fuel its global ambitions — an all-stock deal for multi-national operator Franchise Global Health (https://cnw.fm/Qs3Qn).

The Franchise Global Health (“FGH”) acquisition is expected to give Flora an in-road to Europe through Germany, where FGH helped pioneer the European cannabis market and where 75 to 80 percent of European sales take place.

FGH’s German businesses operate primarily in the export pharmaceutical and medical cannabis import and distribution markets, servicing 1,200 pharmacies in Germany, according to a company news release (https://cnw.fm/6z8lD).

Notably, while Flora’s operation provides THC and CBD flower and derivatives to international markets, the company only produces CBD products within the United States because its NASDAQ listing prevents it from participating in the THC (traditional tetrahydrocannabinol cannabis) market domestically.

For more information, visit the company’s website at www.FloraGrowth.com.

NOTE TO INVESTORS: The latest news and updates relating to FLGC are available in the company’s newsroom at https://cnw.fm/FLGC

About CannabisNewsWire

CannabisNewsWire (CNW) is an information service that provides (1) access to our news aggregation and syndication servers, (2) CannabisNewsBreaks that summarize corporate news and information, (3) enhanced press release services, (4) social media distribution and optimization services, and (5) a full array of corporate communication solutions. As a multifaceted financial news and content distribution company with an extensive team of contributing journalists and writers, CNW is uniquely positioned to best serve private and public companies that desire to reach a wide audience of investors, consumers, journalists and the general public. CNW has an ever-growing distribution network of more than 5,000 key syndication outlets across the country. By cutting through the overload of information in today’s market, CNW brings its clients unparalleled visibility, recognition and brand awareness. CNW is where news, content and information converge.

To receive instant SMS alerts, text CANNABIS to 21000 (U.S. Mobile Phones Only)

For more information please visit https://www.cannabisnewswire.com

Please see full terms of use and disclaimers on the CannabisNewsWire website applicable to all content provided by CNW, wherever published or re-published: http://CNW.fm/Disclaimer

Do you have questions or are you interested in working with CNW? Ask our Editor

CannabisNewsWire (CNW)
Denver, Colorado
www.cannabisnewswire.com
303.498.7722 Office
Editor@CannabisNewsWire.com

CannabisNewsWire is part of the InvestorBrandNetwork.

This post was originally published by our media partner here.