At this time, I would like to turn the call over to Shayne Laidlaw, investor relations. Thank you, Paulie, and thank you for joining us today to review Cronos Group's 2021 first-quarter financial and business performance. Today, I am joined by our president and CEO, Kurt Schmidt; our CFO, Jerry Barbato; our executive chairman, Mike Gorenstein; and our EVP of legal and regulatory affairs, Xiuming Shum.
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