Cannabis Movers & Shakers: Tommy Chong, Maple Leaf Green World, Item 9, CaniBrands

As Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference is returning in a live format this coming week (Oct. 14-15)  in City, gathering top CEOs, investors, and leaders in the industry, let’s scroll through the latest leadership changes within the space.

Maple Leaf Green World Taps Matthew Hay To Serve On Board Of Directors

Hemp company Maple Leaf Green World Inc. (CSE:MGW) (OTCQB: MGWFF) has appointed Matthew Hay to its board of directors.

During his career, Hay worked as a subject matter expert, cannabinoid scientist, technology developer and formulator in the cannabinoid space for over six years.

He has a vast knowledge of the endocannabinoid system and its relation to, and effect on, human health to the company.

"We are excited to welcome Matthew to the Maple Leaf Board of Directors and for the opportunity to tap into their wealth of knowledge, experience, and insight, which will undoubtedly contribute to the long-term success of Maple Leaf," Raymond Lai, Maple Leaf's president and CEO said Monday. "I look forward to the work we will accomplish together with Matthew, our other Board members, and our fantastic team of employees."

Simultaneously, the Alberta-based company announced that Greg Moline, who joined the Maple Leaf Board in 2013, has resigned.

Tommy Chong's Licensing Company Names New President

Chongson Inc., responsible for managing Tommy Chong's Cannabis brand, has named Jonathan Black …

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