BTV Examines Cannabis Companies in This Flourishing Industry
BTV- Business Television finds out why Canadian cannabis companies are setting up shop abroad.
C21 Investments Inc. (CXXI:CSE)A company poised to unlock the environmental, social and economic utility of cannabis. Operating in the entire spectrum of the cannabis space, the company develops, produces and delivers premium quality and high performing cannabis brands and products. C21’s strategy is to capture profit margins through the entire value chain. By reporting top line revenues, it can compete aggressively in this rapid growing market.
Vertical IntegrationTo complete vertical integration, the company plans to establish a retail distribution network with the acquisition of established and profitable dispensaries. Such dispensaries will help elevate the presence and delivery of the C21 subsidiary brands. The retail locations will offer an extensive menu of flowers, concentrates, extracts, edibles, and topicals and will be only the beginning of C21’s expansion in the state of Oregon and beyond.
Building a Global Cannabis CompanyTo provide investors with significant and consistent long-term returns and create market stabilization, the company bets on:
- value creation through supply chain optimization
- quality manufacturing
- brand extension
- distribution and retail channels
1933 Industries (TGIF:CSE, TGIFF:OTCQB)A Canadian public company, 1933 Industries owns and controls cannabis and hemp-based assets in Las Vegas, Nevada. It operates in several sectors of the cannabis industry through its three subsidiaries:
- Alternative Medicine Association, LC (AMA), 91% owned, is a licensed medical and adult-use cannabis cultivation and production facility. It produces its own line of cannabis-based products and manufactures other third-party brands as well.
- Infused MFG, also 91% owned, produces hemp-based CBD products crafted of high-quality organic ingredients;
- Spire Global Strategy, 100% owned, is a specialized advisory firm supporting businesses so that they stay secure, compliant and competitive.
Expansion PlansTo expand and strengthen the current operations, the company plans to establish foothold across the value chain in North America.Supported by a skilled and experienced management team and board, the company has already put its expansion plans on the go. In Las Vegas, Nevada, they are expanding into a 67,750 sq. ft. cultivation facility. Another 12.160 sq. ft. production and hemp-processing CBD extraction facility is also underway.
GreenTec Holdings Ltd. (GTEC:TSX.V)Formed in Kelowna, British Columbia in 2017 with the mission of identifying and consolidating Licensed Producers of craft cannabis under Health Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purpose (ACMPR). Involved in every aspect of the industry, it has helped several Licensed Producers to enlist their companies on the CSE & TSX.V. Poised to integrate the full cannabis ecosystem, GTEC operates from initial construction to genetic selection, to cultivation and final harvest, implementing the highest standards at each level. Aiming to lend long-term value to its premium brands, they hope to put the Okanagan in the map of quality cannabis production.
Quality, Care and ConsistencySince the company operates its own cultivation facilities, it can ensure that end-products are cultivated with the highest standards, so consumers can expect quality, care and consistency. Targeting distinct consumer segments within the cannabis market, GTEC will design an extensive product portfolio intended to add long-term value to its premium brands. A skilled team made up by PhD scientists, cultivation experts, food and beverage executives, successful venture capitalists and former law enforcement officers, allied to progressive marketing, and high-quality products is their recipe for success.
DMG Blockchain Solutions (DMGI:TSX.V)With a team of experienced bitcoin mining experts, blockchain developers and forensic and financial professionals, DMG Blockchain Solutions intends to become the domain experts in a wide range of businesses like agriculture, pharmaceuticals, energy, precious metals, transportation, financial services and manufacturing. The diversified cryptocurrency and blockchain platform focus on mining public blockchains and applying permissioned blockchain technology. Such technology can be used, for example, to ensure that cannabis consumers know their products are safe throughout the whole supply chain.
Crypto Mining Facility Now OperationalFast engineering, construction and commissioning made this facility one of the lowest cost builds in the power industry. The 85-Megawatt Crypto Mining Facility is already operational, running on clean hydroelectric power. The flagship project will start with 60 megawatts, expandable to 85 megawatts and will be one of the largest Bitcoin and Crypto Mining Facilities in North America. In Western Canada, an area with abundant hydroelectric power, DMG has energized its substation to bring reliable, low cost energy to its operations, as well as to its third party hosted customers.
Captor Capital Corp. (CPTR:CSE)A vertically-integrated producer and distributor of medical and recreational cannabis products. The company not only operates its wholly-owned brands like Mellow Extract and Chai, but also enters into strategic management contracts with leading cannabis brands like MedMen to operate some of their facilities.
Cultivation, Manufacturing and DistributionCaptor Capital operates in the whole spectrum of the industry, so to ensure consumers are having high-quality safe medical and recreational cannabis products. From cultivation and harvest to manufacture and distribution to retail stores, the company focuses on providing customers with easy access to a selection of high-grade cannabis products.
RetailCaptor’s stores are stylish, comfortable and supported by a diverse team ready to help clients have the best experience possible. Features that make Captor Capital a leading company in the sector:
- Investment in cutting-edge technology to grow and harvest the cannabis plant;
- Excellent service in stylish dispensary retail stores;
- Acquisition of revenue generating assets;
- Operation of its wholly-owned brands;
- Contracts to operate other leading cannabis brands.