As one of Canada’s fastest-growing cannabis companies, HEXO is well-versed in standing out from the crowd.
Online government retailer will sell a variety of products, including dried flower, cannabis oil and cannabis seeds when pot becomes legal on Oct. 17.
Hydropothecary has more than 300,000 square feet of production capacity with an expansion more than three times that size to be completed by the end of the year.
The Gatineau-based pot producer says it was expecting the Ontario premier's decision to open the province's cannabis market to private retailers
As legalization nears, some local pot firms believe small-scale producers could parallel the branding successes of craft beer, while others worry regulations will smoke out the little guys.
Along with the move, Hydropothecary will adopt both a new corporate name and trading symbol, HEXO
The Hydropothecary Corp.'s share price closed up 13 per cent Wednesday after the company said it had struck a cannabis supply deal with the Societe des alcools du Quebec.
The Ottawa e-commerce firm has also found success on social media this week after Instragram said it would expand its Shopify-powered product tag across Canada.
Several local pot companies were signing significant deals that are expected to generate hundreds of jobs and collectively lead to millions of dollars in revenues.
Canaccord Genuity's third-quarter earnings got a major lift from a flurry of deals in the Canadian cannabis sector – including a few locally.