Looking ‘Future Forward,’ 2016 Cannabist Awards Honor Marijuana Industry’s Biggest Innovators, Influencers

Published: Nov 17, 2016, 1:55 pm • Updated: Nov 18, 2016, 10:58 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff California’s lieutenant governor, Dr. Bronner’s, Vicente Sederberg LLC and a host of others were honored with Pinneapple d’Or trophies at the 2016 Cannabist Awards on Wednesday night in Las Vegas.In its second year, the Cannabist Awards went big: offering 40 awards in nine categories across a broad spectrum of the burgeoning marijuana industry, as well as naming a Cannabist Person of the Year. The theme for this year’s event was “Future Forward,” honoring the leading innovators, companies and individuals in sectors such as technology, hemp, medical advancement, community, public service and education.Ricardo Baca, editor-in-chief of The Cannabist, emceed the awards ceremony, which took place at the Chateau Night Club in the Paris Las Vegas casino hotel as numerous members of the industry converged in Nevada for this week’s Marijuana Business Conference and Expo. The Cannabist...



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