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Alberta launches cannabis council

May 21, 2019  By Alberta Cannabis Council (edited)

The Alberta Cannabis Council (ACC) launched last week to represent their members across the province’s cannabis sector.

The council will work to highlight the economic opportunity of the cannabis sector, educate consumers, and work with regulators to reduce the illicit market, says the ACC in a release.

The ACC is currently governed by its founding members, who make up the board of directors. They including Nathan Mison – Fire & Flower, Board Chair; Ashley Newman – Queen of Bud, Vice Chair; Gerald Proctor – Sundial Growers Inc., Board Treasurer; Jeff Mooij – 420 Investments, Board Secretary; and Jesse Beaudry – Candre Cannabis Inc.


“The unified voice we have created with ACC will help us educate in a responsible, safe and transparent manner as well as advocate with stakeholders and government on key issues,” said Michelle Russell, Executive Director. “We are very proud of the team we have built, with representatives from all over the cannabis sector, including retailers and LPs.”

The ACC says they will provide members with access to government and industry influencers and offer a professional support system for smaller companies.

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