Aurora Cannabis Launches New Plant Genetics Licensing Business Unit 'Occo'

On TuesdayAurora Cannabis Inc. (NASDAQ: ACB) (TSX: ACB) announced the launch of its new genetics licensing business unit – Occo – a leading innovator in the scientific discovery and commercial advancement of novel cannabis cultivars, backed by Aurora's state-of-the-art breeding and genetics facility in Comox, British Columbia.

With the largest catalog of high-quality genetics available for licensing in Canada, Occo is positioned to further develop the scientific understanding of cannabis, commercialize high-quality products and provide value for cannabis growers.

The Canadian cannabis giant said that Occo will be based out of its Coast and development hub.

Charles Pick, senior vice president of science and innovation at Aurora, based in Edmonton, Alberta, said "investing in cannabis and development and the commercial application …

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