Emerald Magazine | Navigating a Post-Regulatory Cannabis World
Daniel Wacks is the founder and CEO of State Flower, a fully licensed San Francisco-based cannabis cultivation and distribution company. Having been a cannabis cultivator since 2003, Mr. Wacks’ expertise as both an entrepreneur and grower has made him a sought out thought leader in the cannabis industry.
With California’s new cannabis compliance laws having been enacted on July 1, 2018, businesses are experiencing a chain reaction of challenges involving lab testing, packaging, sustainability, licensing and other big-ticket issues. Surviving in a post-regulatory world has put some of the most well-known cannabis brands to the test and experts like Mr. Wacks are needed now more than ever. Mr. Wacks has extensive experience designing, building, and operating state-of-the-art cultivation facilities and navigating the complex regulatory and compliance issues in the cannabis industry.