Whoopi & Maya, the medical cannabis company co-founded by Whoopi Goldberg, is closing up shop, according to a statement posted on its website.

In an interview with CNN Business, Rick Cusick, a Whoopi & Maya board member who helped found the company with Goldberg and Om Edibles founder Maya Elisabeth, said he received word Friday from Goldberg that she planned to step away from the brand.

"It became clear to everybody that Whoopi and Maya wanted a divorce," Cusick said, noting he was speaking for himself and not the company or its board.

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Alicia Wallace ~ CNN.com

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