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TLRY Tilray

Participants
Irwin Simon Chairman and CEO
Carl Merton CFO
Berrin Noorata Chief Corporate Affairs Officer
Owen Bennett Jefferies
Vivien Azer Cowen
Andrew Carter Stifel
John Zamparo CIBC
Rupesh Parikh Oppenheimer
Tamy Chen BMO Capital Markets
Aaron Grey Alliance Global Partners
Michael Lavery Piper Sandler
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Operator

Good morning, everyone. Thank you for joining us to discuss Tilray, Inc.’s Financial Results for the 2021 Fiscal Year and Fourth Quarter Ended May 31, 2021.

Joining me on today’s call are Irwin Simon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Carl Merton, Chief Financial Officer; and Berrin Noorata, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. [Operator Instructions] Ms. Noorata.

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Owen Bennett

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Irwin Simon

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Operator

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Vivien Azer

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Irwin Simon

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Operator

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Andrew Carter

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Irwin Simon

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Carl Merton

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Irwin Simon

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Operator

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John Zamparo

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Irwin Simon

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Operator

comes from Our proceed question. Parikh the of Rupesh Oppenheimer. with Please next question your with line

Rupesh Parikh

are the right competitive of think, I’m and What some guys of your are the about seeing some pricing seeing curious, So, if on I in front market. how at just referenced look the out think you are the there. you you forward? in pressures comments, the just you challenges going now there out just Irwin, that backdrop you pricing guys

Irwin Simon

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Operator

the from Tamy Capital Chen comes of question with next Please Our proceed with line BMO your Markets. question.

Tamy Chen

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Irwin Simon

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Operator

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Aaron Grey

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Irwin Simon

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Operator

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Michael Lavery

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Carl Merton

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Operator

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Heather Balsky

you Thank taking Hi. for my question.

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Irwin Simon

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Heather Balsky

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Irwin Simon

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Operator

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Irwin Simon

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Operator

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