Origin House President Afzal Hasan Named to High Times' List of the 100 Most Influential People in Cannabis

Published: April 1, 2019

Origin House President Afzal Hasan Named to High Times' List of the 100 Most Influential People in Cannabis

Origin House, 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.”