TerrAscend to Present at Canaccord Genuity's Global Cannabis Conference
NEW YORK and TORONTO, May 6, 2020 /CNW/ - TerrAscend Corp. ("TerrAscend" or the "Company") (CSE: TER, OTCQX: TRSSF), a leading North American cannabis operator, today announced that Jason Ackerman, CEO and Executive Chairman, will be presenting at Canaccord Genuity's 4th Annual Global Cannabis Conference. The presentation will take place, via webcast, at 3:20 p.m. Eastern time (12:20 p.m. Pacific time) on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. In addition to the webcast presentation, Mr. Ackerman, Jason Wild, Chairman, and Keith Stauffer, Chief Financial Officer, will be conducting virtual one-on-one meetings with investors throughout the afternoon.
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TerrAscend provides quality products, brands, and services to the global cannabinoid market. As the first North American Operator (NAO), with scale operations in both Canada and the U.S., TerrAscend participates in the medical and legal adult use market across Canada and in several U.S. states where cannabis has been legalized for therapeutic or adult use. TerrAscend was the first cannabis company with sales in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. TerrAscend operates a number of synergistic businesses, including The Apothecarium, an award-winning cannabis dispensary with several retail locations in California; Arise Bioscience Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of hemp-derived products; Ilera Healthcare, Pennsylvania's premier medical marijuana cultivator, processor and dispenser; and Valhalla Confections, a manufacturer of premium cannabis-infused edibles. TerrAscend holds a cultivation permit in the State of New Jersey and is pending approval for a vertically integrated medical cannabis operation with the ability to operate up to three Alternative Treatment Centers. Additionally, TerrAscend holds a Medical Cannabis Processor License in the State of Utah. For more information, visit www.terrascend.com.
Caution Regarding Cannabis Operations in the United States
Investors should note that there are significant legal restrictions and regulations that govern the cannabis industry in the United States. Cannabis remains a Schedule I drug under the US Controlled Substances Act, making it illegal under federal law in the United States to, among other things, cultivate, distribute or possess cannabis in the United States. Financial transactions involving proceeds generated by, or intended to promote, cannabis-related business activities in the United States may form the basis for prosecution under applicable US federal money laundering legislation.
While the approach to enforcement of such laws by the federal government in the United States has trended toward non-enforcement against individuals and businesses that comply with medical or adult-use cannabis programs in states where such programs are legal, strict compliance with state laws with respect to cannabis will neither absolve TerrAscend of liability under US federal law, nor will it provide a defense to any federal proceeding which may be brought against TerrAscend. The enforcement of federal laws in the United States is a significant risk to the business of TerrAscend and any proceedings brought against TerrAscend thereunder may adversely affect TerrAscend's operations and financial performance.