Cannabis News Box

Canadian cannabis pioneer Canopy Growth hires Constellation Brands CFO as new CEO

Canadian cannabis pioneer Canopy Growth hires Constellation Brands CFO as new CEO

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 30, 2019

On Monday, December 9, Canopy Growth Corporation announced that David Klein – chief financial officer of Constellation Brands Inc. – will be taking on the role of the Canadian cannabis producer’s new chief executive. Klein will replace Mark Zekulin from January 14 onwards. Constellation Brands owns a ...

Cannabis cultivation market will soar to $45.4 billion by 2026

Cannabis cultivation market will soar to $45.4 billion by 2026

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 25, 2019

Cannabis cultivators are expected to reap what they sow on a monumental scale, what with market demand soaring. Based on a recent report by Grand View Research, Inc., the global market size for cultivation will top $45.4 billion by 2026. This figure suggests that the global cannabis cultivation market will i...

Canadian cannabis cultivator strikes deal with Denmark tomato producer

Canadian cannabis cultivator strikes deal with Denmark tomato producer

Bethan Jenkins

January 15, 2018

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB) could be on the verge of striking gold in the near future, as the Canadian cannabis cultivator prepares to join forces with Danish pepper and tomato-production company, Alfred Pedersen & Son (TSX:WEED). The aim of the partnership is to cultivate the cannabis plant for...

Alcohol sales dropped significantly in states with legal medical cannabis

Alcohol sales dropped significantly in states with legal medical cannabis

Sara Tiradossi

December 6, 2017

Alcohol sales have dropped as much as 15 percent in states with legal medical cannabis, according to a new working study from the University of Connecticut and Georgia State University. The study added information on how cannabis availability could reduce alcohol consumption, which is more harmful...

Canada’s largest cannabis producer will double its greenhouse production

Canada’s largest cannabis producer will double its greenhouse production

Sara Tiradossi

October 12, 2017

On Wednesday, Canopy Growth Corp., a medical cannabis company based in Smith Falls, Ontario, announced it will develop up to 3 million square feet of additional greenhouse capacity. The move, that came as a joint venture agreement to form a new company, BC Tweed Joint Venture Inc., will more than...

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