Marijuana producer Aphria’s stock rebounds after second short-seller report

Embattled Canadian marijuana producer Aphria Inc. saw its U.S.-listed shares rebound Thursday, after the company issued a rebuttal to a series of accusations leveled by a short seller even as new allegations were posted.

The short seller, Hindenburg Research, issued another report Thursday, three days after its first batch of research that said Aphria was a “shell game with a cannabis business on the side” and called into question the value of a number of its acquisitions. Aphria issued a lengthy statement Tuesday that defended the operations included in the Hindenburg report and Thursday morning said it has appointed a special committee to review one of the acquisitions.

By the start of trading Thursday, Aphria

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