New Cannabis Ventures published an interview with MedMen co-founder and CEO Adam Bierman. While it doesn’t go into the company’s legal issues, or lackluster stock performance, there are some interesting nuggets about what’s perhaps the country’s best known cannabis brand, retail or otherwise.
- “We have not been playing the game of chasing how many states we can brag about being in,” Bierman said. “Not all states are created equal.”
Separately, South Park mocked MedMen again.
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Also in New Cannabis Ventures, Alan Brochstein says get ready for a capital crunch. (It’s not just the vape crisis.)
But maybe not in Europe? There’s an interview with Roderick Stephan, partner at Altitude Investment Management which is raising a $150M fund with an eye on the continent. Altitude’s impressive U.S. portfolio includes upscale California brand Canndescent, Privateer Holdings and (WeedWeek advertiser) BDS Analytics.