Minneapolis-based MSO Vireo Health has parted ways with chairman Bruce Linton, who was previously CEO of Canadian giant Canopy Growth. Vireo didn’t offer an explanation.
- “I like the company and pushed it hard, obviously a little too hard for everyone’s enjoyment,” Linton said. “I’m not everyone’s favourite flavour. If I invest and bring people’s money along I’m a pretty demanding guy.”
In other corporate governance news, Chicago-based MSO Cresco Labs named NBA Player’s Association chief Michele Roberts to its board.
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- She’s the first woman or person of color to be a director at the company.
- The move further strengthen’s the NBA’s unofficial position as most 420-friendly sports league. Reports also surfaced that the league will stop testing players for cannabis when play resumes.