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1933 Industries hires master grower for Nevada cannabis business

Tim Spencer will oversee the cannabis cultivation operations at Alternative Medicine Association in a new facility near Las Vegas

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Based in Vancouver, 1933 controls cannabis operations in the US and Canada

1933 Industries Inc (CSE:TGIF) (OTCQX:TGIFF), the cannabis company, has tapped Tim Spencer as a master grower at its subsidiary Alternative Medicine Association (AMA).

Spencer will oversee AMA’s cannabis cultivation operations upon their relocation to a new, expanded facility near Las Vegas, Nevada, which is soon to be completed.

Spencer is a seasoned agriculture specialist with more than 20 years of experience.

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In his new job, Spencer will take responsibility for managing the gamut of AMA’s operations, from production planning to cultivation and harvesting.

“Tim has expertise at a scale rarely seen in the cannabis sector,” said Chris Rebentisch, 1933’s USA chief operations officer. “We are confident that Tim will be instrumental in the successful launch of our new operations in Las Vegas.”

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Spencer, who began growing medical cannabis in California in 2008, went on to operate his own cannabis facility and later worked as a director of cultivation for The Green Solution, one of Colorado’s largest cannabis companies. In this role, Spencer oversaw 250,000 square feet of five-tier vertical indoor production with more than 45,000 plants and over 180 employees as well as one million square feet of outdoor and greenhouse production totaling four cultivation sites.

With operations in the US and Canada, 1933 owns licensed medical and adult-use cannabis cultivation and production assets via three subsidiary companies. The Vancouver-based company owns 91% of both Alternative Medicine Association and Infused MG and 100% of Spire Global Strategy.

1933 climbed 12.5% to hit C$0.405 on Friday.

Contact Ellen Kelleher at [email protected]

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