Shares of Canadian cannabis companies rose on Thursday after Statistics Canada reported record sales in July. New Cannabis Ventures reported that July retail sales for the country reached C$338.9 million, up 6% from June. Sales for July rose 45.6% from a year ago. Shares of Tilray Inc. (TLRY) rose 3.2%, Canopy Growth (WEED.T) advanced by 3.4%, Aurora Cannabis (ACB.T) gained 3.1% and Village Farm International added 3.5%. Sitting out the gains, Ayr Wellness dipped 0.3%.
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