Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive joint venture agreement to form a new company, BC Tweed Joint Venture Inc. (the “Joint Venture“) together with a large-scale greenhouse operator (“the Partner”) to develop 1.3 million sq. ft. of greenhouse growing capacity in British Columbia with an exclusive option to develop a further 1.7 million sq. ft. of existing greenhouse infrastructure at a second BC location.
BC Tweed Joint Venture Inc.received a license for cultivation on February 16, 2018. The initial licensing covers over 400,000 sq. ft. of growing space, allowing vegetative growth so that the mature plants can be spread into the full 1.3 million sq. ft. in the coming months for flowering and ultimate harvest.