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Bruce Linton Named Vireo Health Executive Chairman

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Bruce Linton Named Vireo Health Executive Chairman

Vireo Health International Inc (OTCMKTS:VREOF) has named Bruce Linton its new executive chairman.

Linton is best known as the co-founder of Canopy Growth Corp (NYSE: CGC), the company that dismissed him in July.

The appointment of Linton marks another addition to Vireo's executive team, which promoted Ari Hoffnung as chief strategy officer the previous month.

In a press release, Linton highlighted the company’s medical and scientific team, calling their work "impressive."

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Linton discussed aligned visions between himself and Vireo.

"Beyond the attractive collection of strategic assets and intellectual property that [CEO and Founder Dr. Kyle] Kingsley has assembled, I have taken this role because I share the company's ambitious vision for the future of cannabis," he said in the release.

Linton said the company is confident Vireo can become a leading producer and distributor in the coming years.

Dr. Kingsley agreed on the two having a shared philosophy: "There is no greater endorsement than Bruce Linton joining as Executive Chairman.”

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