Aurora Cannabis announces new director and updates to the board

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Aurora Cannabis Inc. (the ‚ÄúCompany‚ÄĚ or ‚ÄúAurora‚ÄĚ) (NASDAQ: ACB) (TSX: ACB), the Canadian company defining the future of cannabinoids worldwide, announced today¬†the appointment of¬†Chitwant Kohli¬†to the¬†Company‚Äôs¬†Board of Directors¬†(the ‚ÄúBoard‚ÄĚ), effective¬†today. This is a¬†newly¬†added position¬†that¬†expands the Board to nine¬†members,¬†seven of whom are independent.


Driving violations spark traffic stop, seizure of cannabis shatter and wax

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The products were not marked for sale in Canada or Alberta.

No seatbelt and yapping on a cellphone were more than enough to attract the attention of an Alberta RCMP traffic officer who stopped a driver and subsequently discovered weed products in the vehicle.

The stop occurred at about 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 8, according to CTV News. Tellingly, the officer was working a Safe Roads Enhanced Enforcement shift in Airdrie, Alta. at the time, per Airdrie Today.


Aurora Cannabis Announces New Director and Updates to The Board


Newly created directorship to be filled by Chitwant Kohli, Senior Financial Executive

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (the "Company" or "Aurora") (NASDAQ: ACB) (TSX: ACB), the Canadian company defining the future of cannabinoids worldwide, announced today the appointment of Chitwant Kohli to the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board"), effective today. This is a newly added position that expands the Board to nine members, seven of whom are independent. 


High Tide Recaps Milestones of 2021

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Cannabis is helping this master chocolatier get back in business


Fourth-generation chocolatier Bernard Callebaut has been creating confectioneries for Canadians for 38 years. Now he's working with a new ingredient.

It’s a Tuesday morning in December and master chocolatier Bernard Callebaut has a problem.

One of the filling machines, used in the making of fourth-generation chocolatier’s creations, is malfunctioning. It would likely derail the day for most but for Callebaut, whose family has been in the chocolate business for 110 years, it’s an easy fix.


$13M in drugs seized from The ChronFather, a Calgary online dispensary

Website sold cannabis and magic mushroom products

Calgary police have seized more than $13-million worth of marijuana and magic mushrooms from an online business called The ChronFather.

According to an archive of the company's website, The ChronFather billed itself as an online dispensary for "bulk/craft" marijuana and "zoomer" products.

The Calgary Police Service (CPS) says its investigation began in April after a tip about the online sales of psilocybin and cannabis products operating out of a Calgary home. Investigators found several properties in British Columbia that police allege were being used in the trafficking operation to produce, distribute and store the drugs. 


Radient Receives Dried Cannabis Sales Licence from Health Canada and Announces Private Placement Financing


Radient Technologies Inc. (TSXV: RTI) ("Radient" or the "Company"), a commercial manufacturer of diverse, novel and high-quality cannabis extracts and packaged products, is pleased to announce it has received from Health Canada an amendment to its Standard Processing Licence for the sale of dried and fresh cannabis products to authorized cannabis retailers and Sale for Medical Purposes licence holders. The Company has also received from Health Canada a Sale for Medical Purposes licence, allowing the Company to supply and sell cannabis products to patients who hold prescriptions from authorized healthcare providers.


Medicine Hat shortlisted for major hemp product processing plant

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Medicine Hat is a leading candidate for a new 200,000 square-foot processing plant that would employ 80 workers to turn hemp fibre into base material for car fenders, plywood, consumer plastics and construction material.

Inca Renewables describes the product as a bio-composite, a mixture of resin and plant fibre formed into pellets, then heated and formed into high-strength, low-weight construction and manufacturing material.

It produces four product lines, and is seeking a Western Canadian base of operations to receive hemp byproduct, process it and then distribute to industrial customers.


Kelowna RCMP warn cannabis stores after armed robbery

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Investigators ask for public's help in Sunday night holdup.

The Kelowna RCMP is warning cannabis stores to be vigilant after a pair of armed masked robbers held up a downtown dispensary.  

Investigators say a man and woman entered a cannabis store on Lawrence Avenue just before 11 p.m. Sunday night.

"The pair threatened the employee with a firearm and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and store merchandise," said Cpl. Tammy Lobb.

Responding frontline officers and a canine unit were unable to track the pair.   

Police say this was a targeted crime, and are urging cannabis stores to review security measures and be vigilant.


Aurora Cannabis Announces Fiscal 2022 First Quarter Results

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EDMONTON, AB, Nov. 9, 2021 /CNW/ - Aurora Cannabis Inc. (the "Company" or "Aurora") (NASDAQ: ACB) (TSX: ACB), the Canadian company defining the future of cannabinoids worldwide, today announced its financial and operational results for the first quarter fiscal 2022 ended September 30, 2021.

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