Pot producer Sun Pharm to become Zenabis via reverse takeover

VANCOUVER — Medical marijuana producer Sun Pharm Investments Ltd. is moving to create Zenabis Global Inc., a publicly-traded company with growing operations in British Columbia, New Brunswick, and eventually in Nova Scotia.The privately-held cannabis company is merging with a subsidiary of propagated agricultural plants supplier Bevo Agro Inc. via reverse takeover, in which a smaller firm takes over a public company.Bevo is currently listed on the TSX Venture exchange and after the transaction and amalgamation, the company will change its name to Zenabis, taking after one of Sun Pharm’s cannabis brands.Sun Pharm says it currently has two licensed production facilities in British Columbia and New Brunswick, with a third due to come online shortly in Nova Scotia, together, encompassing more than 61,000 square metres of growing space.After the transaction is complete, the companies say Bevo’s greenhouse facilities in Langley are intended to be expanded and retrofitted.On completion of planned expansions, the companies say the combined entity will have more than 320,000 square metres of indoor and greenhouse space across the three provinces.Companies in this story: (TSXV:BVO) read more

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BocaRiver Libertadores final will be played in Madrid

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — CONMEBOL says the rearranged Copa Libertadores final second leg between Boca Juniors and River Plate will be played in Madrid on Dec. 9.The decision was announced Thursday by the president of South American soccer’s governing body.Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez had said earlier that his country would be willing to host the game.The match was called off last Saturday when visiting Boca’s bus was attacked while on its way to Argentine rival River’s stadium, and several players were injured.CONMEBOL said it rejected a request by Boca to be declared champions, but has fined River $400,000 and ordered the club to play the next two CONMEBOL games behind closed doors.The first leg ended in a 2-2 draw.___More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/apf-Soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsThe Associated Press read more

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