Leafly Slashes 18% Of Workforce To Align Business With ‘Market Realities’

A total of 54 employees were laid off from the company

Seattle-based cannabis information resource company Leafly today laid off 54 employees, or 18 percent of its workforce, GeekWire has learned. There were 33 people let go from the company’s Seattle headquarters.

Leafly cut roles “to more closely align our business operations with the market realities of the technology and cannabis sectors in which we operate,” according to a statement from CEO Tim Leslie.

The company has an additional offices in Baltimore, Austin, and Toronto, along with remote workers across the globe.

Leafly provides cannabis information and services via its website and apps, connecting consumers with retailers and brands. It also publishes cannabis-related news.

Leslie is a former Amazon Prime Video executive who joined the company this past March following the removal of former CEO Chris Jeffery last year.

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