Vancouver, British Columbia / June 7, 2023 (Globe Newswire) – Agra Ventures Ltd. (“AGRA” or the “Company”) (CSE: AGRA) (OTCPK: AGFAF), a company with diversified assets focused on the cannabis industry, announces that Jonathan Hirsh has been appointed as an independent member of the Board of Directors (the “Board”).
Best known for his influential work as @Weedstagram416 on the Instagram platform, Jonathan is a globally recognized figure in the cannabis industry, with multiple nominations for the Canadian Cannabis Awards, in both the “Influencer of the Year” and “Cannabis Crusader” categories. His impressive portfolio of partnerships comprises over 300 major cannabis-related brands.
As a respected voice in the cannabis discourse, Jonathan has journeyed worldwide to judge international cannabis competitions and share his insights at various industry events. Notably, he was among only seven judges invited to participate in the esteemed Jack Herer Cup in Amsterdam. He has also been a guest speaker at CannEx Jamaica in Montego Bay.
Jonathan’s commitment to cannabis education led him to academia, where he served as a professor of cannabis history at Centennial College. Most recently, he was VP of Marketing and Consumer Experience for Mera Cannabis. There, Jonathan played a pivotal role in developing and launching one of Canada’s first legal infused pre-rolls under the Avana and Countryside brands.
“My fellow directors and I are pleased to welcome Jonathan to AGRA’s Board. His experience in the cannabis industry is expected to be a significant asset to the evolution of the Company’s strategic plan going forward,” stated Nick Kuzyk, Director and CEO & Director of the Company.
About Agra Ventures Ltd.
Agra Ventures is a company with diversified assets focused on the cannabis industry. Agra Ventures’ primary asset in Canada is its 70% ownership of Boundary Bay Cannabis located in Delta, BC. Abroad, the company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Farmako GmbH, is focused on becoming Europe’s leading distributor of medical cannabis as well as its proprietary CBD and THC test kits. Farmako currently has active product distribution operations in Germany and is fully licensed in the United Kingdom.
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SOURCE: Agra Ventures Ltd.