Jeffrey Friedland, author of “Marijuana: The World’s Most Misunderstood Plant,” will speak at the Aspen Business Luncheon on Wednesday, August 10th. The luncheon will be held at the Mountain Chalet, 333 East Durant, starting at 12:30 PM.
About Jeffrey Friedland
Jeffrey Friedland is an emerging market pioneer -- his firm, Friedland Global Capital, was one of the first American investment banks to establish a presence in China -- and he can now be found on the forefront of the cannabis movement. In his book, Marijuana, the World's Most Misunderstood Plant, Mr. Friedland dives into the world of marijuana, discussing what we know and what we still hope to discover.
Jeffrey Friedland was an owner of two retail marijuana stores located in Breckenridge and Crested Butte, Colorado, and a marijuana cultivation facility located south of Steamboat Springs. The businesses were featured in CNN's eight-part, 2015 reality series, High Profits.
He is also CEO and Chairman of the global cannabis company, INTIVA Inc. The company provides lease financing for CO2 extraction systems to growers, extractors, and edible product manufacturers. The company also is a formulator and manufacturer of products containing the non-psychoactive cannabinoid, CBD, and owns interests in two marijuana growers in Canada licensed by Health Canada.
Mr. Friedland is an adviser to the Florida-based, private equity fund, First Harvest Financial, a firm that is focused on cannabis investments in the U.S. and globally.
Mr. Friedland is a founder of Israel-based, Israel Plant Sciences Ltd., a company that is participating in Israel's innovative agricultural and medicinal plant sectors and other agricultural related technologies, with an initial focus on medical cannabis.
He is a board member of Israel-based CannRX, a company focused on the research and development of cannabis-based pharmaceuticals.
Mr. Friedland has been the chief executive officer and a director of a NASDAQ-listed financial services company, a director and chairman of the audit committee of a New York Stock Exchange-listed company, and chairman of a company listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
His latest book, "Marijuana: The World's Most Misunderstood Plant," was published in November.
Mr. Friedland will be giving EVERYONE who attends the luncheon a copy of his book!
To learn more about Jeffrey Friedland and his involvement in the global cannabis industry, please visit www.jeffreyfriedland.com.
About the Luncheon
The Aspen Business Luncheon was started 41 years ago. Speakers have included doctors, lawyers, business leaders, politicians and athletes.
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