Origin House President Afzal Hasan Named to High Times’ List of the 100 Most Influential People in Cannabis
Ottawa, Canada – March 28, 2019 – CannaRoyalty Corp. d/b/a Origin House (CSE: OH) (OTCQX: ORHOF) (“Origin House” or the “Company”), a North American cannabis products and brands company today announced that the Company’s President and General Counsel, Afzal Hasan, has been named as one of the High Times 100 Most Influential People in the Cannabis Industry.
From entrepreneurs and activists to entertainers and cultivators, the High Times 100 List recognizes the women and men who are shaping the current cannabis industry.
Mr. Hasan has been recognized as a thought leader and advocate for cannabis. He started his career in the cannabis industry as a securities lawyer at Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, where he advised some of the most prominent companies in the industry. Since joining Origin House in 2017, Mr. Hasan has focused on maximizing the potential of the Company’s expanding distribution footprint in California, driving growth through strategic initiatives in Canada and globally, towards ultimately becoming a house of experiential brands.
“On behalf of Origin House, we would like to congratulate Afzal for being recognized as one of the 100 most influential people in cannabis by High Times,” said Marc Lustig, CEO and Chairman of Origin House. “Time and again, Afzal has proven his ability to recognize value for the Company and our shareholders. As the cannabis industry evolves, it is becoming clear that consumer brands and distribution will lead the market and create long-term gains; We’re pleased to have identified this early on and it has largely been due to Afzal’s vision and commitment.”
Along with his fellow nominees, Mr. Hasan was honoured at the High Times 100 Gala in Los Angeles on March 27, 2019.
About High Times
High Times is a monthly magazine and cannabis brand. From cultivation and legalization, entertainment and culture, to hard-hitting news exposing the War on Drugs, High Times has been the preeminent source for cannabis information since 1974. The High Times family of media brands include High Times Magazine, DOPE Magazine, CULTURE, and Green Rush Daily.
About Origin House
Origin House is a growing cannabis products and brands company operating across key markets in the U.S. and Canada, with a strategic focus on becoming a preeminent global house of cannabis brands. The Company’s foundation is in California, the world’s largest regulated cannabis market, where it delivers over 130 branded cannabis products to the majority of licensed dispensaries. Origin House’s brand development platform is operated out of five licensed facilities located across California, and provides distribution, manufacturing, cultivation and marketing services for its brand partners. The Company is actively developing infrastructure to support the proliferation of its brands internationally, initially through its acquisition of Canadian retailer 180 Smoke. Origin House’s shares trade on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) under the symbol “OH” and on the OTCQX under the symbol “ORHOF”. Origin House is the registered business name of CannaRoyalty Corp. For more information, visit www.originhouse.com.
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