“We have people coming in from all over the world for this awards show, and the cannabis businesses are in the spotlight. We are now celebrating 5 years of legalization. We are celebrating the visionaries that made this industry happen.”
December 06, 2017
Since 2011, Chloe Villano and Clover Leaf have been producing the Cannabis Business Awards to celebrate cannabis professionals deserving of historical recognition and esteemed accolades for industry progression and innovation. The expectation for this year’s awards show is pure excitement as the celebration continues to flourish as a mainstay for the cannabis business community. Winning one of these awards can propel the course of a budding business or career exponentially.
The Cannabis Business Awards features industry power players including CEO and Founder Chloe Villano, an entrepreneur featured in People Magazine’s “Marijuana Millionaires.” As one of the first and most sought-after consultants in the industry, Villano was the first executive to receive full accredited approval from the Department of Higher Education for her cannabis school Clover Leaf University.
The show features an all-star lineup including NFL Super Bowl Champions Jim McMahon and Marvin Washington. Guest presenters include Stormy Simon, the former president of Overstock.com, and the popular Chief Greenbud, who combines country music with a contemporary pro-marijuana focus that appeals to listeners across genres and generations.
Nominees include 12-year-old Alexis Bortell, who is suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the nation’s federal prohibition of medical marijuana and her access to medicine for her epilepsy. This deserving list of nominees also includes former NFL pass blocker Eugene Monroe, who ended his football career to join the fastest growing industry in America and become the lead advocate for medical cannabis research and policy reform in the NFL.
“We need to honor the people and bring together the forces as we brace for legalization.” says Villano, CEO of Clover Leaf Consulting and the Cannabis Business Awards. “We have people coming in from all over the world for this awards show, and the cannabis businesses are in the spotlight. We are now…