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Cannabis Roundtable

Canopy Growth overhaul results in layoffs, greenhoure closures, writedowns

Canopy Growth Corp. is orchestrating a massive overhaul involving a layoff of 500 workers, a multimillion-dollar writedown, the closure of two greenhouses and the cancellation of plans to operate a third. The company attributed the cuts to the Canadian recreational pot market developing “slower than anticipated” and “profitability challenges across the industry.”

University-bred portable analysis device seeks commercial debut

A trio of University of Ottawa scientists developed a prototype handheld device that can measure CBD and THC ratio in a given sample.
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48 North COO promoted to top position

The company announced that chief operating officer, Charles Vannat, will be replacing Alison Gordon as the company’s new chief executive. » Read More

Former MediPharm COO joins Neptune Wellness

David Mayers is the new chief operating officer at Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. Mayers formerly served as chief operating officer of MediPharm Labs Inc., a pharmaceutical-focused cannabis extraction company based in Barrie, Ont. » Read More

Jupiter Research to develop bespoke vape solutions

Jupiter, a subsidiary of TILT Holdings, recently announced that it is looking to collaborate with global hardware supplier, The Blinc Group. In addition to working on bespoke products, Jupiter plans to leverage Blinc’s quality control, regulatory and compliance expertise. » Read More

Valens launches white label infused drinks

The Valens Company announced a new line of cannabis-infused beverages under a white label agreement with A1 Cannabis Company, a subsidiary of Iconic Brewing. » Read More

Cannabis Expo Calgary

March 27 - March 29, 2020
Location: BMO Centre, Stampede Park, Calgary, Alta.
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Grower Day EAST 2020

June 16 - 17, 2020
Location: St. Catharines, Ont.
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Grower Day WEST 2020

June 23 - June 24, 2020
Location: Abbotsford, British Columbia
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