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The general counsel to Canadian cannabis company Sunniva Inc. will be leaving at the beginning of August.

Benjamin Rootman became the company’s first general counsel in 2017. He said in an interview on Tuesday that during the past year, the company has been in the process of moving to California and selling off its Canadian assets. As a Canadian citizen, he said U.S. immigration laws would not allow him to work for a cannabis company.

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