Let’s face it; flowers and cards are for last year’s moms. As more and more states roll out their own regulated cannabis markets, you no longer have to rely on traditional Mother’s Day gifts to honor the woman who brought you into this world.
If you’ve got a cool mom who loves cannabis (and yes, that does make her cool), here are some gift ideas that go above and beyond Hallmark sentiments.
For being such a busy man—a husband, father, and CEO of a holding company boasting a portfolio of nearly 30 different cannabis brands—Rob Weakley graciously adds this mid-afternoon interview to his plate.
“I thrive off of high stress work environments, anything fast-paced,” the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Indus Holdings Inc. says in between phone calls at his company’s Salinas, California headquarters. “Whether it’s restaurants or hospitality, if I wasn’t doing this I’d still be doing something high energy and high stress.
As the annual day of cannabis celebration, participation, and reflection draws near, you’ll find no shortage of 4/20 activities and observances happening throughout the United States. In fact, the number of events continues to grow as more states recognize the benefits of legalization – Massachusetts and Michigan are among those joining the parade this year.
The proliferation of online education has made it easier than ever for professionals of every age and experience level to develop new skills and break into new careers in just about every industry, including the emerging cannabis market.
It’s Saturday night in Las Vegas, and a small crowd has gathered to see one of the city’s newest free attractions, a row of 15-foot LED lotus flowers reaching toward the sky in a fashion similar to the iconic dancing fountains of the nearby Bellagio resort.
The legal cannabis industry is too new to be defined by a hard-and-fast set of rules. With regulations constantly in flux and legalization in a small, but growing, number of states, the industry’s emerging leaders are proving to be as diverse as the products they’re creating. These idea generators and innovators come from backgrounds that defy the outdated perceptions of cannabis, with individual backgrounds that are far from uniform.
The cannabis industry no longer operates on the fringes of society. Since the approval of California’s Prop 64 — greenlighting the state’s recreational cannabis market – there has been a surge in consumer interest in this new industry, much of it spurred by the positive impact of tax dollars in their respective communities.