Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED) Lays Off 500 Workers: Bad News for Weed Stocks?

Canopy Growth’s (TSX:WEED)(NYSE:CGC) stock price lagged behind in March by 5.7%. This was followed by the company laying off 500 workers, as it was deemed a “non-essential” business in major provinces of the country. The layoff was a result of the marijuana giant having to shut down 23 of its stores in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Newfoundland and Labrador, along with…

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Layoffs, Licences, and Losses: Inside CannTrust’s (TSX:TRST) Horrible Year

CannTrust Holdings (TSX:TRST)(NYSE:CTST) has been one of the worst-performing cannabis stocks of 2019. Down 78% year to date, it has dramatically underperformed the Horizons Medical Marijuana Index ETF, which tracks the cannabis sector has a whole. CannTrust’s 2019 slide has been driven by a series of unfortunate events, some of which call into question the company’s ability to keep selling cannabis.…

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