Canopy Growth announced it was closing cultivation facilities “across the world.” This round of cuts affects its Tweed Grasslands greenhouse in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, and facilities in New York State, Africa, and Colombia. The move cut 85 full-time positions (six of which were in Yorkton).
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- The company closed its Springfield, New York state hemp farm, saying it produced overstock in 2019.
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- Canopy will cease cultivation at the Colombia facility and is also working to exit operations in South Africa and Lesotho.
- Canopy said it expected to record a charge of up to $800M for the quarter ending March 31.
- The combined set of closures amounts to a dramatic reversal of ousted Canopy co-founder Bruce Linton’s sprawling plans for the company.