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Short-seller Andrew Left’s Citron Research says surge in cannabis company Tilray is 'beyond comprehension'

Left was previously bullish on Tilray but has since changed his tune

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Left has called out cannabis companies Cronos and Namaste Technologies as well

Tilray Inc (NASDAQ:TLRY) set the cannabis space ablaze following an interview with CNBC’s Jim Cramer, sending its shares surging double digits. But short-seller Andrew Left’s Citron Research had some harsh words to share about the Canadian cannabis company.

Citron Research was previously bullish on Tilray following Constellation Brands Inc‘s (NYSE:STZ) additional US$4bn investment in its rival Canopy Growth Inc (NYSE:CGC, TSX:WEED).

READ: Tilray CEO encourages pharmaceutical and alcohol companies to enter the cannabis space

Left had said it could be the next marijuana company to get a “white knight at a premium to market.”

The short-seller has cast doubt on other cannabis stocks via Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) as well, including Cronos Group Inc (NASDAQ:CRON, CSE:CRON) and Namaste Technologies Inc (CVE:N, OTCQB:NXTTF).

Shares of Tilray soared nearly 50% to US$232 in Wednesday pre-market trading.

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