14 Facts About Aurora Cannabis


Aurora Cannabis Inc is a Canadian licensed cannabis producer, headquartered in Edmonton.

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Aurora Cannabis began trading on the NYSE on October 23,2018 using the ticker ACB.

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Aurora Cannabis was founded in 2006 by Terry Booth, Steve Dobler, Dale Lesack and Chris Mayerson.

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Aurora Cannabis received its license to grow cannabis in 2014, making it the first cannabis producer to obtain a federal license in that province.

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On January 10,2017, Aurora received a license from Health Canada to sell cannabis oils, having been granted a license to produce the oils in February 2016.

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Aurora Cannabis became a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange on July 24,2017, and on the New York Stock Exchange on October 23,2018.

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In January, 2018, Aurora Cannabis became the first private company to be granted a supply agreement to the Italian market through its German subsidiary Pedanios.

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In March 2018, Aurora Cannabis completed their acquisition of Cannimed, with both parties agreeing to the transaction on friendly terms.

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In 2020, Aurora Cannabis sold the former MedReleaf facility located in Exeter, Ontario.

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Aurora Cannabis has three operational facilities in Canada plus two new facilities projected to be operational by the end of 2019, including a 1,000,000-square-foot facility under construction in Odense, Denmark.

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Aurora Cannabis Vie is a 40,000-square-foot, fully licensed, indoor production facility in Pointe-Claire, Quebec.

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In 2017, Aurora Cannabis began construction of an automated 800,000-square-foot plant in Alberta that it said would be capable of producing 100,000 kilograms of cannabis annually.

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Aurora Cannabis Sky was sold to Bevo Agtech in 2022, following a transaction in which Aurora Cannabis took a 50.

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In November 2019, Aurora opened an 11,000 square foot flagship retail store in West Edmonton Mall, making the store the largest cannabis retail space in Canada.

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