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Top Cannabis Appointments You Should Know About: Aurora’s New CFO And Other Changes

Cannabis multi-state operator Cresco Labs kicked off February by announcing the promotion of Greg Butler to the position of president. Tom Shuman, a CPG sales and marketing veteran, agreed to serve as The Hempshire Group's new CEO. Los Angeles-based STIIIZY INC. named Isaac Kim its new CFO earlier this month. Another California-based cannabis operator Lowell Farms appointed Jamie Schniedwind as its new director of finance. The Colorado-based medical cannabis pioneer Charlotte's Web Holdings tapped Matthew E. McCarthy, the former CEO of Ben & Jerry's Homemade, to serve on its board earlier this month. Aurora Cannabis has named Simona King, a former executive of Bristol Myers-Squibb, its new CFO.

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B. Riley Responds To Bear Cave Report

"B. Riley has a perfected first lien security interest in the shares collateralizing its loan (as previously discussed during our December Investor Day and repeatedly communicated since). A simple UCC search refutes any notion that these shares were double pledged," the company stated in response.

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Waste Management Stock Climbs After Earnings: What’s Going On?

Waste Management posted quarterly adjusted earnings of $1.74 per share which beat the analyst consensus estimate of $1.53 by 13.73% and is a 33.85% increase over earnings of $1.30 per share from the same period last year.  The company reported quarterly sales of $5.22 billion, beating the analyst consensus estimate of $5.19 billion by 0.44% and representing a 5.71% increase over sales of $4.93 billion year-over-year.

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