Jason Wild of JW Asset Management on Why You Should Invest in the Cannabis Industry (EP.139)

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This episode is a continuation of my quest to learn more about the growing trend toward investing in the cannabis industry. A former podcast guest and industry expert CB1 Capital’s Todd Harrison actually helped me connect with the guest of this week’s episode – Jason Wild. Jason is a former pharmacist turned cannabis investor extraordinaire. He is Chairman of the Board at the Canada-listed cannabis company TerrAscend and President of JW Asset Management. Currently, 70% of his over $2 billion under management is invested in cannabis. Jason not only understands the cannabis industry, but also the long history behind it, rooted in racism and bad laws, that has had a major impact in the U.S. In this episode, Jason and I chat all about the cannabis industry, including: its growth, financing, misconceptions, impact from COVID-19, the types of people who do well in this industry, Jason’s work and investments, licensing, changing laws, CBD, education, and criminal justice reform in this space.

Guest - Jason Wild, Chairman at TerrAscend, and President at JW Asset Management

howardlindzon.com, terrascend.com, jwfunds.com

Twitter: @howardlindzon, @JasonGWild, @knutjensen

linkedin.com/in/jason-wild-b8a7304

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