Marijuana Business Magazine January 2020

 Award-winning Snowboarder Chosen CBD Ambassador Denver-based Hemp Fusion, a CBD company whose brands are distributed in 3,400 retailers in 47 states, has tapped Travis Rice , a gold medal-winning snowboarder- turned-filmmaker, as brand ambassador. Rice won gold medals in 23-plus competitions, including the X Games, and was chosen Snowboarder Magazine Rider of the Year and National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. Rice switched to filmmaking in 2008 and has released four films. MJBizDaily Starts New Year With Changes at the Top Cassandra Farrington , the co-founder of Marijuana Business Daily , stepped aside as CEO of the pioneering cannabis publishing and trade show company at the end of the 2019 and will be replaced by the firm’s founding editor and president, Chris Walsh . Farrington, who has overseen huge growth at MJBizDaily since its founding in 2011, will transition to board chair to guide the company’s long-term vision. In his new role as CEO, Walsh will oversee day- to-day management and strategic initiatives. A former Citigroup vice president, Farrington led MJBiz Daily  to become an industry leader in news and analysis, B2B trade show events and market research. Walsh, a veteran business journalist with an MBA from Regis University in Denver, joined MJBiz Daily ahead of the company’s launch to build the content strategy and brand. Since early 2019, he has served as president, overseeing the company’s key revenue divisions. The changes were effective Jan. 1. Hired or promoted someone for a senior-level position? Send a news release or general information to [email protected] [email protected] J U P I T E R R E S E A R C H . C O M 1 (480) 867-6100 A new generation of CCELL® pod platforms are now available from Jupiter Research. Featuring specialized mouthpieces, rechargeable power supplies, and inhale activation. Trusted industrywide to deliver pure flavor and premium vapor performance. Discover your new favorite vaporizer at NEW YEAR NEW GEAR