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Media Release.

The World Cannabis Congress Partners with the World’s Most Valuable Cannabis Company

New Brunswick, Canada (April 5, 2018) – Executives from Canopy Growth Corporation will be in Saint John, New Brunswick this June for the first-ever World Cannabis Congress. Canopy Growth Corporation is sponsoring the event at a Platinum level, making them one of the biggest supporters of the event.

The World Cannabis Congress, presented by Civilized, is an invitation only event that will welcome 350 of the brightest minds and biggest influencers for two compelling days of expert talks, engaging panel discussions, and unparalleled networking opportunities.

“The World Cannabis Congress will help propel the industry forward and encourage global collaboration, and we are excited to be a part of it in a province we call home,” said Mark Zekulin, President, Canopy Growth.

Zekulin, a trade lawyer by training, will join other industry leaders on the closing panel discussing The Future of Cannabis.

“Our goal is to bring together the best-of-the-best in the industry,” says Derek Riedle, Congress Co-Chair and Publisher of Civilized. “So working with Canopy was a no brainer – after all, they are the global trailblazers of the cannabis industry.”

The World Cannabis Congress is also supported by the provincial government through Opportunities New Brunswick, as well as a number of corporate sponsors from around the world.

For more information on the World Cannabis Congress, please visit

Media Contact:
Pamela McKay, Senior Director of Communications, Civilized, 506-333-4466

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