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Aurora Cannabis advocates for cannabis record expungement in Canada

In support of its advocacy work, Aurora Cannabis Inc. has announced its renewed sponsorship of Cannabis Amnesty, which is calling for blanket pardons to all individuals for the offence of simple possession of cannabis. Aurora’s sponsorship, which includes a $50-million contribution, will include the support of Cannabis Amnesty’s campaign to “right these historical wrongs – especially the impact on racialized communities”, as stated in an Aurora Cannabis press release.

Israel’s medical cannabis demands drive importations from Canada

Currently, Israel is the larger importer of medical dried cannabis from Canada. The country has seen a recent spike in medical cannabis sales, which has left the market and domestic growers struggling to meet demands and therefore, increasing importation. IMCA’s acceptance of CAL’s pesticide methods is an important step toward meeting Israel’s strict importation quality assurance requirements.

Canopy Growth announces changes to management committee

Canopy Growth Corp. has announced changes to its Executive Management Committee. Effective immediately, Mike Lee, executive VP and CFO, and Rade Kovacevic, president and chief product officer will step down from their respective roles on the Executive Management Committee and depart from the company on December 31, 2021. In the interim, they will serve in an advisory capacity to support the transition.
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From the Editor: Looking to 2022 and beyond

As we are in the final months of 2021, it’s interesting to see how the cannabis industry is looking to evolve in 2022 and beyond. In this issue, we have a heavy focus on both the successes and the challenges that were faced not only in 2021, but in the years since cannabis has been legalized. But one thing has been made clear, we still have a long way to go until it’s close to perfect. » Read More

Lift & Co. 2021 Industry Day: Where are we now?

On Nov. 19, a panel of master growers at Lift & Co. Expo’s Industry Day discussed cultivation innovation in today’s legalized cannabis industry. But before they could talk about next-phase growing techniques, the panelists agreed that they must also acknowledge all the ways that the legal market has grown on the foundations of decades of innovation by the legacy community. » Read more

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