Cannabis Movers & Shakers: Heritage Cannabis, Numinus Wellness, MJ Holdings

Here comes another Friday, with the latest updates on leadership changes within the cannabis industry.

Heritage Cannabis Expands Leadership Team

Heritage Cannabis Holdings Corp. has tapped Umar Syed to serve as its president, U.S. & International medical products.

Syed brings over two decades of leadership experience in the pharmaceutical as well as medical cannabis industries.

He served as Opticann Inc.’s CEO, which Heritage acquired earlier this month. Prior to this, he was MedReleaf Corp.’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Development.

Clint Sharples, the CEO of the Toronto-based company, believes that Syed is “well-positioned to drive the advancement of our U.S. mass-market presence and increase our participation in the rapidly growing multi-billion dollar the U.S. and international cannabis and hemp markets.”

Numinus Wellness Strengthens General Advisory Council

Psychedelics company Numinus Wellness Inc. welcomed five seasoned experts from the technology, pharmacology, and health sector as members of its General Advisory Council.

The news came on the heels of the recent launch of the production of psilocybin at its 7,000-square-foot licensed facility.

Currently, Numinus’ advisory council includes:

  • Pulitzer Prize nominee, Jamie Wheal, founder and Executive Director at …

Full story available on

More Cannabis Movers & Shakers: Heritage Cannabis, Numinus Wellness, MJ Holdings