Article by Mike Okada, Cannabis Life Network
The vice chair of the federal task force on cannabis legalization is now an executive of Canopy Growth Corp. as the company looks to expand its medical research division amidst its recent listing on the New York Stock Exchange.
Dr. Marc Ware is joining as Chief Medical Officer, and his goal is to develop cannabis research across the globe, saying,
“This approach is needed to more effectively respond to the needs of patients and health care professionals worldwide”.
Dr. Ware will be taking a leave of absence from his position as an associate professor of family medicine and anesthesia at McGill University, where he has spent decades studying the medical applications of cannabis for pain management. He will join the company team officially on July 1st, and he will also help build Canopy’s global medical brand, Spectrum Cannabis.