Cannabis part of the future says tobacco giant

7/30/21–British American Tobacco (BAT), the UK’s largest tobacco firm, says it sees cannabis as part of its future as it tries to move away from selling traditional cigarettes and “accelerate” its transformation by reducing the health impact of its products. In March, BAT took a stake in Canadian medical cannabis maker Organigram, and it also signed a deal to research a new range of adult cannabis products, initially focused on cannabidiol (CBD). Read