The Largest Vertically Integrated Cannabis Manufacturer

The Largest Vertically Integrated Cannabis Manufacturer

The largest vertically integrated cannabis manufacturer with Chris Hagedorn of Hawthorne Gardening. Hawthorne Gardening is the largest vertically integrated cannabis manufacturer, direct seller and service provider dedicated to servicing North America’s licensed producers and hydroponics retail industry. Chris Hagedorn has been on a mega shopping spree. As general manager of Hawthorne Gardening, Scotts Miracle-Gro’s hydroponics subsidiary for cannabis growers, Hagedorn has been instrumental in acquiring several major brands.

The Largest Vertically Integrated Cannabis Manufacturer

On his watch, Hawthorne has spent approximately $1 billion snapping up Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, Botanicare, Gavita Horticulture Lighting, and other businesses. They speak about the science of cultivation, especially cultivating a product that is consumed by humans. Since there are some regulations in place, they go through his thoughts around responsibly growing products that consumers put into their bodies, usually as a wellness product. As well as the burdens of companies who may be pulling in high revenue but still don’t really make a profit. it’s clearly a symptom of the failed war on drugs and prohibition-era thinking, and it’s hurting the legally regulated cannabis industry.