Constellation Brands betting big on marijuana legalization

One of the area’s largest employers is making moves in the marijuana business.

Late last year, Constellation Brands invested billions in a Canadian-based marijuana company and now it wants to make sure it gets first dibs to take a bigger stake in it as that company grows.

Last fall, News10NBC Investigative Reporter Jennifer Lewke traveled to Canopy Growth in Ontario, Canada, to tour the facility.

Canopy had just received a $4 billion investment from Victor-based Constellation Brands. CEO Bruce Linton said he and Constellation Brands Chairman Rob Sands have big plans.

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