How to Be a Board Member in the Cannabis Industry

By Mandy Wright


Directorship Magazine

The budding cannabis industry is one that has long been ripe for explosion, awaiting the day that cannabis is federally legalized. Greenlane Holdings, based in Boca Raton, Fla., which last year merged with KushCo Holdings, is just one example of a cannabis-focused public company that is navigating ongoing legal and policy challenges in the hope of striking gold—or green, that is. The company sells cannabis accessories. Greenlane CEO Nick Kovacevich (formerly CEO of KushCo and currently on the boards of Unrivaled Brands and BigRentz) spoke with NACD to discuss the business landscape of the cannabis industry, how KushCo and Greenlane approached the merging of their boards, and what board members interested in joining the board of a cannabis company should know about the role and responsibilities...

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Mandy Wright
Mandy Wright
is senior editor of Directorship magazine.


This article is from the Fall 2022 issue of Directorship.