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BlackShire Capital salutes another key Zenabis milestone

BlackShire Capital Corp. is pleased to congratulate the management team and employees of Zenabis Global Inc. (“Zenabis”) (TSXV:ZENA) on the announcement that they have received Health Canada’s approval to cultivate and grow cannabis at its 255,000 square foot facility in Stellarton, Nova Scotia.

March 4th, 2019|

Making retail lemonade out of Ontario lottery lemons

Rule intended to prohibit a change in control of the applicant or licensee. I believe in good government. I also believe the Ontario government and its many agencies and commissions are led by smart professionals, both elected and in the public service, who care deeply about what they do and want to do great things for Ontarians. So when the provincial government came to the precipice of opening the window wide for cannabis retail applications opting instead in December to shut down the number of [...]

January 18th, 2019|

Independent Cannabis Retailer mīhī enters Ontario Government lottery with expressions of interest

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) – Toronto, ON. mīhī, the new customer centric cannabis retailer, has entered the AGCO’s lottery process by successfully submitting expressions of interest. With over 40 committed locations already secured and a commitment to building relationships in every community, mīhī is well positioned to achieve its goal of building one of Ontario’s largest cannabis retail platforms. The provincial government has stated that this lottery is a temporary measure [...]

January 8th, 2019|

BlackShire Capital appoints Independent Board Members

BlackShire Capital Corp. is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Members to the company's Board of Directors. These new Board Members join existing Directors Robert Storey, Brad Kipp and Chairman and CEO Kevin Reed. BlackShire Capital is a principal investor and asset manager, focused on investing growth capital into private cannabis companies on a global basis. Its investment approach starts with defining a strategic investment theme and then searching for growth companies [...]

December 12th, 2018|

Shhh! The race to become the global centre of excellence in medical cannabis research and innovation is quietly underway

The race to become the global hub for medical research and innovation in cannabis is now on, but it appears that no Canadian city or leading politician has decided to champion this unique opportunity. While some would strongly argue that Israel is miles ahead in this sprint—the Knesset, country’s legislative body, has only recently passed a bill to decriminalize cannabis with fines for those caught smoking cannabis.

June 20th, 2018|

Golden Leaf Holdings Signs Letter of Intent with BlackShire Capital to Launch Chalice Farms Franchise Model

Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd. (“Golden Leaf” or the “Company”) (CSE:GLH) (OTCQB:GLDFF), a leading cannabis oil solutions company built around recognized brands, today announced that it has signed a letter of intent (the “LOI”) with BlackShire Capital Corp. (“BlackShire”), a Canadian Private Equity firm focused on the cannabis sector, to launch the Chalice Farms franchise model. This would be one of the first franchising deals of its kind in the cannabis space.

March 27th, 2018|