Cannabis Movers & Shakers: Champions + Legends, NorCal Cannabis, Australis Capital, Flora Growth

Here is a summary of the latest leadership changes within the cannabis industry.

Former NFL Star Michael Vick Named Founding Partner

Former professional American football quarterback Michael Vick agreed to join Las Vegas-based sports supplements CBD brand Champions + Legends as a founding partner.

Other athletes have also joined the brand, including Jay Glazer — who was also declared its founding partner — as well as James Harrison, Thor Björnsson, Tommy Caldwell, Sara Sigmundsdóttir, Patrick Vellner and Adam Ondra.

“I am truly excited to join the team at Champions + Legends,” Vick said. “Since I retired, I’ve tried all kinds of treatments, including dozens of CBD products, looking for a solution to residual pain from my playing days.”

NorCal Cannabis CEO Douglas Cortina Steps Down

NorCal Cannabis appointed co-founder and president Jigar Patel, and former CFO David Hofflich to serve as co-CEOs.

The move took place after co-founder Douglas Cortina opted to step down from the role.

Cortina explained Monday that the company has changed its focus from “hyper-growth to the prioritization of efficient operations centered around our world-class cultivation and production assets.”

He highlighted that …

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