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Cannaconvo with Nancy Whiteman, CEO at Wana Brands

Jon sits down for a Cannaconvo with Nancy Whiteman, CEO of Wana Brands.




Jon sits down for a Cannaconvo with Nancy Whiteman, CEO of Wana Brands. Their conversation touches upon their recent partnership with Canopy, future plans for market expansion, and the future of the industry as a whole.

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Heralded as “The Queen of Legal Weed” by Inc. (May 2017) and “The Martha Stewart of Edibles” by Entrepreneur (Jan. 2019), Nancy Whiteman is co-founder and CEO of Wana Brands, a top international brand already available in more than 3,000 dispensaries across the United States and Canada. In October 2021, Canopy Growth Corp. announced it had purchased the right–upon federal permissibility of THC in the US–to acquire Wana Brands. With proceeds from the deal, Nancy established the Wana Brands Foundation, an organization working to enhance the world by supporting a wide variety of nonprofits in Wana’s communities. Nancy leads Wana Brands’ strategic vision and has been instrumental in the company’s growth into new and emerging markets. She also directs the development of partnerships and licensing agreements domestically and internationally. Nancy has been recognized for numerous awards including Forbes’ Most Influential People in Cannabis and High Times 100.

DISCLAIMER: All opinions are my own, and not those of my law firm Zuber Lawler. Even though I drop knowledge bombs, the show is NOT legal advice.

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