EXCLUSIVE: Tilray CEO Shares Insider Insights Into Earnings, International Opportunities, Alcohol Market & More

Tilray Brands Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TLRY) CEO Irwin Simon said on Thursday's "Cannabis Hour" that "Europe will legalize [cannabis] before the U.S."

That's something that would have already happened if the war between Russia and Ukraine hadn't broken out, he added.

Simon spoke with Javier Hasse and Patrick Lane following the release of Tilray's fourth-quarter earnings report.

Touching on the subject of legalization, Simon agreed that it's a hot topic at the moment while pointing out that "everybody wants to enjoy cannabis drink and enjoy music." That's why he is building a company around brands that are focused on medical and recreational cannabis as well as spirits, beer and wellness.

From its Canadian operations to consumer package goods and European businesses, Tilray is on the way to have it all.

Today, Tilray is selling cannabis in 20 different countries.

"We're well positioned, we have a strong balance sheet, we have strong brands and we have an incredible management team," Simon said.

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