Canopy Growth Announces Results of Annual General and Special Shareholder Meeting


Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (NASDAQ: CGC) (“Canopy Growth” or “the Company”) today announced the voting results from its annual general and special meeting of shareholders held on September 14, 2021 (the “Meeting”). A total of 259,521,246 common shares of the Company, representing 66.01 % of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company, were voted in connection with the Meeting by shareholders and proxy holders. All of the matters put forward before the Company’s shareholders for consideration and approval, as set out in the Company’s definitive proxy statement dated July 29, 2021 (the “Proxy Statement”), were approved by the requisite majority of votes cast at the Meeting. The results are set out below. Each of the directors listed as a nominee in the Proxy Statement were elected at the Meeting to serve as a director of the Company until the Company’s next annual shareholders meeting. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Meeting are set out below: Name of Nominee Votes cast FOR % Votes cast FOR Votes WITHHELD % Votes WITHHELD Judy A. Schmeling 192,271,525 98.59 % 2,748,610 1.41 % David Klein 188,758,883 96.79 % 6,261,252 3.21 % Robert L. Hanson 184,029,561 94.36 % 10,990,574 5.64 % David Lazzarato 190,182,675 97.52 % 4,837,460 2.48 % William A. Newlands 178,708,945 91.64 % 16,311,190 8.36 % James A. Sabia 186,092,786 95.42 % 8.927,349 4.58 % Theresa Yanofsky 191,090,311 97.98 % 3,929,824 2.02 % At the Meeting, Canopy Growth shareholders approved the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s auditors for the 2022 fiscal year and authorized the board of directors to fix its remuneration. In addition, Canopy Growth shareholders approved certain amendments to the Company’s By-laws, as further described in the Proxy Statement. Canopy Growth shareholders also approved an advisory (non-binding) resolution on the compensation of the…

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