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CULTIVATED: Top VCs tell us where they’re looking to place their bets in 2020, Mile High Labs and GenCanna lay off workers, and more.

In this edition, we take a look at the top VCs investing in cannabis, and get an update on which CBD and hemp companies recently laid off workers.
Cannabis oil products made in Thailand are seen on display during the launch of the first official medical cannabis clinic to provide free treatment for the first batch of patients taking part in a monitoring research program in Bangkok, Thailand January 6, 2020.

CULTIVATED: Disrupting the vape industry, layoffs at Wayland Group, and more.

In the decade's first edition of Cultivated, we take a look at a new 'heat-free' vaporizer, get the scoop on layoffs at Wayland Group, and more.
Chemdawg marijuana plants grow at a facility in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada October 29, 2019.

Battered pot stocks are rallying on the last trading day of 2019

The surge could be a good sign showing that investor confidence in the cannabis industry is building going into 2020.
An employee of Clever Leaves company cuts cannabis plants at a greenhouse in Pesca, Colombia October 2, 2019. Picture taken October 2, 2019.

The market’s first-ever weed fund tumbles to a record low amid a rough year for the industry

The fund, which holds companies such as Canopy Growth, Cronos Group, Tilray, and Aurora Cannabis, has shed roughly 42% year-to-date.
A participant in a University of Colorado study on the effects of cannabis, examines the marijuana flowers he has grown in his backyard, in Longmont, Colorado, U.S., December 19, 2019.

CULTIVATED: 2019 was the year the cannabis bubble burst, where top VCs are placing their bets, and more.

Welcome to our extra-special decade-end edition of Cultivated, your favorite weekly cannabis newsletter.
A Tilray worker tends to cannabis plants.

Tilray shares briefly dip below their IPO price for the first time ever — and the company’s stock is now down 75% in 2019

It's a sharp contrast from Tilray's 2018 performance, which saw it surge 315% between its July IPO and year-end.

There’s a controversial new way to invest in weed companies that doesn’t involve buying any stock

Rex Shares on Wednesday launched the first leveraged cannabis ETN in the US, called the MicroSectors Cannabis 2X Leveraged ETN, ticker MJO.
Cannabis is the world's newest and most dynamic industry, borne out of close to a century of illicit trade.

Cannabis has gone from a criminalized drug to a multibillion-dollar global boom in just a few years. Here’s everything you need to know about t...

Here's all the latest news about the fascinating world of the legal cannabis industry. Subscribe to Business Insider Prime to read more.

CULTIVATED: Traders are piling into bets against cannabis stocks, and the CEO of a lucrative dispensary chain dishes on what he owes to Starbucks

In this edition, we examione just how bearish traders are on cannabis stocks, and take a look at Ayr's strategy for finding so much revenue.