NEW YORK, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX-V: ACB; OTCQX: ACBFF), has qualified to trade on the OTCQX® Best Market. Aurora Cannabis upgraded to OTCQX from the OTCQB® Venture Market.
Aurora Cannabis begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbol "ACBFF." U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com.
"We are pleased to welcome Aurora Cannabis to the OTCQX family of companies," said Jason Paltrowitz, Executive Vice President of Corporate Services at OTC Markets Group. "OTCQX companies are distinguished by their high quality financial and operating standards and their commitment to providing a superior trading and information experience for their investors."
"We welcome the additional visibility with U.S. investors we believe trading on OTCQX will bring to Aurora," said Terry Booth, Aurora's CEO. "Upgrading is a logical consequence of our operational progress and our strong corporate governance practice, and we look forward to engaging more pro-actively with our U.S. investor base."
Aurora Cannabis was sponsored for OTCQX by McMillan LLP, a qualified 3rd party firm responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements and recommending membership.
Aurora's wholly-owned subsidiary, Aurora Cannabis Enterprises Inc., is a licensed producer of medical cannabis pursuant to Health Canada's Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) and operates a 55,200 square foot, expandable, state-of-the-art production facility in Mountain View County, Alberta, Canada, as well is constructing an 800,000 square foot, 100,000 kg per annum next generation hybrid cannabis greenhouse facility, Aurora Sky, at the Edmonton International Airport, also in Alberta, Canada. Aurora trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "ACB", and on the OTCQX Best Market under the symbol "ACBFF."
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