Nevada’s top cannabis companies are led by an eclectic mix that includes people with political ties, real estate developers and out-of-state companies, among others.
Those are some of the findings of a Reno Gazette Journal analysis of a list of marijuana company executives released by the state.
Other big-name cannabis executives in Nevada include:
- Lori Rogrich, an officer with Deep Roots Wellness, whose husband, Sig, was a senior adviser to presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush.
- Former Nevada assemblywoman Lucy Flores, who alleged presidential candidate Joe Biden inappropriately kissed her, is listed as a board member for Greemart of Nevada.
- Fernando Leal, a real estate developer behind the Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel and other projects, is a co-owner in Sierra Well.
- Green Thumb Industries, one of Nevada’s top cannabis firms, is based in Chicago.
The Reno Gazette lists more big names in this article behind Nevada’s marijuana money.
Written by Omar Sacirbey
Marijuana Business Daily