CULTIVATED: Canndescent lands new funding, social justice activists versus corporate cannabis, and more.

Let’s dive right in. The spate of vape-related illnesses continues, with Missouri announcing the eighth death in the US on Thursday. The FDA is also launching a criminal probe into the matter, alongside the CDC’s investigation. We’re keeping you up to date on those developments here.

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Joseph del Moral

Joseph is a serial entrepreneur and founder of Grassfed Ventures. He was the founder and CEO of CanvasRX which grew to be the largest cannabis clinic in Canada. After selling the company to Aurora Cannabis he joined their board of directors and, along with his partners led Aurora’s merger & acquisition and corporate development efforts resulting in over a dozen transactions. Prior to that Joseph co-founded Newten Home Comfort, a fast growing home services company acquired by Just Energy Inc. (JE.TO) in 2012. Prior to starting and growing Canadian Cannabis Clinics and CanvasRx, Joseph co-founded Newten Home Comfort, a fast growing home services company acquired by Just Energy Inc. (JE.TO) in 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Finance and Entrepreneurship) from McGill University.