Debra Borchardt

Report. Debra is an award-winning journalist that has covered the cannabis industry consistently for the last seven years. During that time, she has appeared at numerous cannabis conferences and made many television appearances speaking about the cannabis financial news. Debra has written for Forbes and TheStreet. Prior to becoming a financial journalist, Debra was a Vice President at Bear Stearns where she held several securities licenses.

Author’s recent posts:

Green Market Report: 2018 Farm Bill To Legalize CBD, Give Hemp Farmers Crop Insurance

It is expected to pass with language legalizing hemp farming. And it seems a compromise has been reached between the politicians on issues that had been stalling the legislation.

Green Market Report: Marijuana Money Dec. 7

The trading week was shortened as markets were closed on Wednesday to honor the funeral of the 41st president George HW Bush. Probably best since stocks took a beating on Tuesday.

Green Market Report: Marijuana Money Nov. 30

New Jersey makes a bold move towards adult use legalization, Dixie and Grown Rogue started trading on the CSE, it was a busy week for earnings...and more in this week's Green Market Report.

Green Market Report: Marijuana Money Nov. 16

Acreage Holdings, MJardin, and Harvest all began trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange, plus more marijuana money news!

Green Market Report: Marijuana Money Nov. 9

AG Jeff Sessions resigns, Michigan becomes tenth state to legalize adult use cannabis, and more in this week's Marijuana Money.

Michigan Becomes 10th State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Missouri and Utah approved medical cannabis, while North Dakota said no to adult use cannabis. A flurry of places voted to decriminalize cannabis in varying degrees as well.

Green Market Report: Marijuana Money Nov. 2

Arizona is hot this week and not just temperature wise. MedMen acquired Arizona-based Level Up in a cash and stock deal valued at $33 million.

Green Market Report: Marijuana Money Oct. 26

The broader stock market took a tumble last week and brought the cannabis stocks down as well. However, considering how high they had gotten, a little reversal seems healthy.

Green Market Report: Marijuana Money Oct. 19

The big news this week, of course, was Canada. The country began its legal adult use cannabis sales on the 17th. While there wasn't a huge amount of dispensaries open, there were some that began sales at midnight.

Green Market Report: Marijuana Money Oct. 12

MedMen (MMNFF) continues its spending spree. The company is buying Pharmacann in a deal valued at $682 million. And seed-to-sale technology provider MJ Freeway has agreed to a merger with MTech Acquisition Corp.