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Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 1, 2021





(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware 001-38875 83-0806637
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation) 
File Number) 
(IRS Employer 
Identification No.) 


1095 Broken Sound Parkway, Suite 300

Boca Raton, FL 


(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (877) 292-7660


Not Applicable 

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)




Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:



Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share   GNLN   Nasdaq Global Market


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company x


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. x






Item 5.02.Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On July 1, 2021, Neil Closner, a director of Greenlane Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”), provided a resignation letter to the Company’s board of directors (the “Board”). Mr. Closner’s resignation is subject to, and conditioned upon, the closing of the Company’s previously announced merger with KushCo Holdings, Inc. (“KushCo”) pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of March 31, 2021 (the “Merger Agreement”). As disclosed in the Company’s joint proxy statement/prospectus dated July 2, 2021, Mr. Closner is standing for re-election at the Company’s 2021 annual meeting of stockholders scheduled for August 26, 2021, and his resignation will become effective when and if the merger with KushCo closes. Mr. Closner’s resignation is not a result of any disagreements with the Company or the Board. Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, following the closing of the merger, the Board will consist of seven directors, three of which will be appointed by KushCo and four of which will be directors currently serving on the Board. Mr. Closner’s resignation will allow for the remaining four directors currently serving on the Board to remain on the Board following the closing of the merger.










Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: July 8, 2021 By:  

/s/ Douglas Fischer

      Douglas Fischer
      General Counsel