For a man with so many balls in the air, Rob Weakley
sure doesn’t mind adding a 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.”
Continue reading “Meet the Team: Rob Weakley”
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
Continue reading “The INDUS Guide to Celebrating 4/20”
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.
Continue reading “Are Cannabis Education Courses Worth Your Time?”
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.
Continue reading “Luxury Market’s Love of Cannabis Shows Industry’s Widening Appeal”
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 These idea generators and innovators come from backgrounds that defy the outdated perceptions of cannabis, with individual backgrounds that are far from uniform.
Here are four cannabis industry players who established their game-changing reputations long before they started building a new American industry.
Continue reading “How Diverse Backgrounds Drive Cannabis Industry Innovation”
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. Continue reading “How Civic Pride and Community Involvement is Bringing Cannabis Culture Out of the Shadows”