Kanabo shares: 1 month since the IPO. Should I buy?

first_img Nadia Yaqub | Tuesday, 16th March, 2021 | More on: KNB Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. It has been a month since Israel-based Kanabo (LSE: KNB) shares came to market. I wrote about the stock just after it listed. But the company has made two interesting announcements recently and I reckon it’s worth taking another look.My original view was to watch Kanabo shares. 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It’s no wonder that I see the company being dubbed as the “cannabis Nespresso”.The first announcementAt the end of last month, it signed an agreement with Astral Health to allow patients to use the VapePod medicinal cannabis formula.I should highlight that Astral Health is fully owned by LYPHE Group, which is part of Drug Science’s Project Twenty21. So what does this mean? Well, for Kanabo it’s a step in the right direction. The patients will be from Project Twenty21, which provides eligible participants with affordable cannabis treatments, monitored by Drug Science. The point of the project is to create the UK’s largest body of evidence that medical cannabis works.Kanabo will work with Astral Health over the next three to six months. I think the point of this is to put its products out in the market and boost its credibility. If successful, I reckon it could be positive for the shares.The second announcementEarlier this month, Kanabo announced what I see as a key medical cannabis production agreement. The company signed an agreement that will see PharmaCann supplying the cannabis cartridges for the VapePod device.PharmaCann, which is based in Warsaw, is part of the PHCANN International Group. Under the agreement, PharmaCann will provide an initial production capacity of up to 36,000 cartridges per month. But there’s the ability to increase production if required.Kanabo wants and needs to expand and this agreement helps it do that. It will help it start to further expand distribution of its medical cannabis products to the UK and Europe. I believe it helps to have a production facility based in Europe. And this could also be positive for Kanabo shares.My viewFor now, I’ll still watch the stock. There’s one thing having agreements in place but it’s another demonstrating that the supply chain works. I’m bullish on the long-term prospects of medical cannabis but I’ll wait until Kanabo can provide evidence of its success.The company is still small and still loss-making. Kanabo’s VapePod product could be a success, but I think it could take some time. For now, it’s relying on selling CBD products, which I don’t think have a competitive edge.In order for Kanabo to build its brand, it will have to continue incurring marketing and development costs. I’d expect this to impact profitability into the foreseeable future. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Enter Your Email Address Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Image source: Getty Images “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997”center_img Nadia Yaqub has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. 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