Emerald Health Therapeutics, Inc. is a Canadian licensed producer of cannabis. Its 50%-owned Pure Sunfarms joint venture in BC is licensed to cultivate cannabis in 1.03M square feet of its first 1.1 million square foot greenhouse, the capacity of which is estimated to exceed 75,000 kg of cannabis annually. This facility has been scaling up production over the last four quarters and is expected to be fully planted in April 2019. Emerald’s Verdélite operation in Québec is completing the build-out of its 88,000 square feet indoor cultivation facility and scaling up its high quality production. Emerald has secured over 500 acres of hemp harvest in 2018 and has contracted for approximately 1000 acres in 2019 to 2022, with the objective of extracting low-cost cannabidiol from the hemp. Emerald’s team is highly experienced in life sciences, product development, large-scale agri-business, and marketing, and is focused on developing proprietary, value-added cannabis products for medical and adult-use customers.
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Allan Rewak | Vice President, Communications and Stakeholder Relations@Emerald Health Therapeutics
Allan Rewak is the Vice President, Communications and Stakeholder Relations for Emerald Health Therapeutics. Prior to assuming his role at Emerald, Allan was the inaugural Executive Director of the Cannabis Council of Canada, the national trade association for Health Canada approved Licenced Producers and Processors under Bill C-45. In this position, Allan played a key role in unifying multiple industry associations to create one singular national voice for the sector and then guided the industry successfully as Canada became the first G8 country to legalise adult-use cannabis.
As a result of this work, he was named as one of the ’20 power players setting down roots in the cannabis industry’ by the financial post.
Prior to entering the legal cannabis industry, Allan was a partner in a Toronto and Edmonton based government relation firm where he assisted clients to secure countless policy wins and over 300 million in direct provincial investments.