Professional services firm MGO recently released its second annual “Cannabis 50” honoree list, highlighting companies, organizations, and individuals that had a positive impact on the cannabis and hemp industries during 2020, including Benzinga Cannabis.
The report also features insights on the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and predictions for 2021, as well as reflections on the role athletes and celebrities have played to celebrate and elevate cannabis culture.
MGO selected 50 honorees who are making wide-ranging impacts in the following categories:
- Doing Well
- Doing Good
- Money Talks
- Knowledge is Power
- All of the Lights (Celebrities and Athletes)
Scott Hammon, National Cannabis Practice Leader at MGO, told Benzinga, “Putting the Cannabis 50 together for 2020 was an interesting endeavor. In a year of great adversity and a challenging economic environment there were so many highlights and positive advancements. A theme we heard from almost all of the honorees was cannabis being deemed essential during the pandemic and the huge public sentiment supporting the legalization of cannabis we saw during the Election.
“The MGO Cannabis Practice works with over 400 clients in the space so we are working side by side with our clients as the industry progresses and are experiencing first-hand the challenges and opportunities”
The Honorees Talk
Some of the most popular predictions we saw from honorees for the coming year included:
- Legislative advancements at the federal level
- Continued …