Taerk explains that each of these big players has unique operational aspects, and he says Canopy Growth has become a good cultivator and processor on its own. It makes less sense to take over a company because they have square footage for more cultivation, since the cost to cultivate and generate capacity for more cultivation will be less integral as the market establishes.
Even as Canopy expands its footprint overseas, Linton says he doesn’t currently see value in acquiring others for more square footage.
“In Canada, I don’t need any more capacity I think ever,” says Linton. “What I have to do is continually evolve from production, so that it becomes subordinated into