Our CEO recently attended the ROTH Conference at the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, CA. You can read all about her amazing experience in her most recent INC. article here. While she was at the ROTH Conference, she was able to speak with GrowGeneration’s co-founders, whose company just went public last year. She asked them about why this industry is one to look out for along with other questions. Just to briefly summarize, President Michael Salaman agrees that the cannabis industry is gaining national traction and becoming mainstream. This upward trend might be directly related to the health benefits medical marijuana has. Who are we to disagree? In addition to becoming a part of life for many in California, some of these health benefits include:
There are many sides to the legal marijuana debate, medicial vs. recreational, oil or wax vs. buds, etc. No matter which side you stand on, the fact that this is a growing industry still remains. The question is: where will it take us next?
Minimal research has been conducted on the health benefits of smoking cannabis compared to other traditional medicine, yet it continues to grow since the possibility of its legalization is becoming more real across the country. Though regulations and moral speculation remain a roadblock for a major increase in research, one thing is for sure, as interest continues to grow and as the legal battles continue, the need to research on health benefits of cannabis will only keep growing. Cannabis will be turned to for more and more studies and solutions to traditional medicine.
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