One Of The Most Influential Women In Cannabis: Meet Nancy Whiteman, Creator Of Wana Brands

It is happening again, the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference  will be held this coming September 13-14 in Chicago after the overwhelming success of its 4/20 Miami event. As part of celebrating individuals, entrepreneurs and organizations doing amazing things in the cannabis industry, Benzinga will have the honor of featuring Nancy Whiteman , a pioneer in the cannabis space as the co-founder and CEO of Wana Brands - a leading cannabis-infused products company, which Whiteman founded in 2010. A native of Colorado,  Whiteman was instrumental in securing the company’s position as a top international brand now available in more than 3,000 dispensaries across the U.S. and Canada. Following the legalization of adult-use cannabis in Colorado, Wana's sales skyrocketed. Over the next few years, Whiteman oversaw the company’s expansion into a number of new states, such as Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, Illinois, Maryland, Florida and Massachusetts. In November 2021, Wana and the Canadian company Canopy Growth  (NASDAQ: CGC ) entered into an agreement that gives Canopy the right to ... Full story available on