The company has signed a deal to buy Broken Coast Cannabis, a cannabis producer on Vancouver Island. The deal is valued at $230-million in cash and stock. Broken Coast operates an indoor cannabis production facility on Vancouver Island that it is expanding. As part of the transaction, Aphria has approved a further expansion project that is expected to increase facility's annual capacity to 10,500 kg per year (more than 23,000 lbs). The deal is anticipated to close by Wednesday, January 31, 2018.