The cannabis industry took a step back on its merger and acquisition activity in 2020 due to some pandemic-related instability but the industry picked up where it left off by the end of the year, and we expect that trend to significantly increase in 2021.  In the article linked below, Melissa Sander and I discuss why an influx of cash in 2021 will lead to greater competition among larger companies looking to expand, and outline steps smaller businesses should take now to ensure they are attractive targets for acquisition.  It is important to be ready for this type of trend because sitting on the sidelines can cost you in the end.

Cannabis Sector Poised for Increased M&A Activity in 2021.