Meet The Influential People In The Cannabis Industry
Here are the 10 influential people who have gained popularity in the cannabis industry
The Cannabis Industry is getting a lot of attention, for all the good reasons. Some reports claim that the hemp-CBD business may be worth $22 billion by 2022. The industry is witnessing a huge surge of celebrities and famous personalities as collaborators, brand ambassadors, and even as entrepreneurs.
Many celebrities have not only proudly admitted their use of the plant, but they have also established businesses that not only give the society their take on its legality but also have a cult following sharing similar beliefs.
Most Cannabis Influencers have a devoted following of people who want to learn more about the benefits of Cannabis & want to know about its usage. Cannabis influencers may be ideal partners for cannabis companies in advertising their goods.
So let us take a quick look at the 10 Popular People Of The Canna-World:
Jolene is a Cannabis influencer with over 18 years of experience in the health and fitness sector. She was just named one of "America's Premier Fitness Experts" by USA Today.
She has previously featured on ABC, Fox 10 News, and other stations. Her Instagram page is filled with sponsored advertising for Cannabis-infused lotions, lip balms, massage oil, and other products.
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Snoop Dogg debuted his Leafs by Snoop brand in Colorado in 2015. Since then, the rapper, whose name is linked with marijuana, has significantly improved his cannabis game. Merry Jane, his media firm, features a Cannabis e-commerce platform.
According to Tech Crunch, he co-founded Casa Verde Capital, an investment company that has amassed a portfolio worth at least $200 million. Snoop, also known as Calvin Broadus, recently persuaded right-wing billionaire Charles Koch to support a coalition for federal marijuana legalization, according to Politico.
Montel Williams was a prominent face on American television in the 1990s before becoming a Cannabis influencer. He was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1999. That's when he came upon Cannabis. Since then, he has been an outspoken advocate for the Cannabis lifestyle. As a result, this Cannabis influencer established Lenitive Scientific, a cannabis oil firm that distributes a variety of Cannabis products.
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Dr. Michele Ross is a neuroscientist, author, and mental health specialist. She is a big advocate of plant remedies and has a passion for assisting individuals suffering from chronic illnesses. She is already a well-known figure on social media, having been in Big Brother as Michele Noonan. Her company, Infused Health, attempts to raise cannabis knowledge and education online.
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Sanjay Gupta is a neurosurgeon, medical reporter, and author from the United States. He is the assistant chief of neurosurgery at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as an associate professor of neurosurgery at Emory University School of Medicine and CNN's top medical reporter.
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He was one among many who spoke out against the usage of marijuana for medicinal purposes. He changed his mind after doing further research on the subject.
While working on a CNN program, he became persuaded that marijuana might treat a wide range of diseases. While he doesn't post much about Cannabis or marijuana on social media, he does completely support it in other public conversations.
Warren Bobrow compares his interest in cannabis cocktails to that of a bitters appreciator: adding the herb to his cocktails, in his opinion, is just another method of experimenting with depth, balance, and taste, similar to the impact bitters can have on a drink. The writer of “Cannabis Cocktails, Mocktails & Tonics: The Art of Spirited Drinks and Buzz-Worthy Libations” has penned down many facts about cannabis use in drinks and its benefits.
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Aisling Clodhnadh O'Sullivan, better known as Aisling Bea, is a comedian, actor, and screenwriter from Ireland. As a celebrity, she is utilizing her platform to raise awareness about Cannabis. She credits Cannabis for allowing her to sleep peacefully after fighting sleep deprivation for a long time.
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Krishna Sai Andavolu
Weediquette, a cannabis-themed show on Viceland, is hosted and produced by Krishna Sai Andavolu. In the episode, he explores how legalization has expanded the cannabis market in various areas of the United States and abroad. He also features folks who utilize medicinal marijuana for PTSD and cancer therapy in numerous episodes. It's no wonder that he's one of the most well-known cannabis influencers, given his relationship to the green plant.
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Megan Elizabeth's YouTube channel focuses on health, fitness, and weight reduction subjects. This Cannabis influencer has a series of Cannabis -related videos where she shares her personal experiences. She also has a page on her website dedicated to her favorite Cannabis products.
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Thomas B. Kin Chong is a Canadian-American actor, writer, director, musician, cannabis rights activist, and comedian. He is known for his marijuana-themed Cheech & Chong comedy albums and movies with Cheech Marin, as well as playing the character Leo on Fox's That '70s Show. He became a naturalized United States citizen in the late 1980s.
He feels Cannabis had a significant part in his two victories over cancer. Chong's Choice, his cannabis company, sells pens, candies, vapes, and CBD oils.
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