Financial news firm Benzinga forms cannabis council

DETROIT—Benzinga, a financial news and data company, announced the launch of the Benzinga Cannabis Advisory Council.

Members of the new council are:

Alan Brochstein, Chair of the Benzinga Cannabis Advisory Council, Founder of 420 Investor and New Cannabis Ventures

Beth Stavola, CSO & Director of iAnthus Capital Holdings Inc

Codie Sanchez, Managing Director of Entourage Effect Capital

Kim Rivers, CEO of Trulieve Cannabis Corp

Nancy Whiteman, CEO of Wana Brands

Javier Hasse, Managing Director of Benzinga Cannabis

Jim Kirsch, Senior Managing Director of Investment Banking at Alliance Global Partners

Phil Carlson, Managing Director of KCSA Cannabis

Lori Ferrara, Co-Founder of Treehouse Global Ventures

Everett Knight, Executive Vice President of Corporate Development & Capital Markets at The Valens Co.

Lewis Goldberg, Managing Partner of KCSA Cannabis

Dave Bocchi, Head of Investment Banking at Alliance Global Partners

Barrington Miller, Director of Client Listed Services at the Canadian Securities Exchange

Tahira Rehmatullah, President of T3 Ventures

Al Harrington, 16-year NBA player, CEO & Founder of Viola Brands

The Benzinga Cannabis Advisory Council honors some of the greatest leaders in the cannabis industry and gives Benzinga readers and attendees of the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference, to be held Feb. 24 and 25 in Miami, more access to credible industry insights. Members of the Benzinga Cannabis Advisory Council will share their expertise through a series of articles, opinion pieces, live conversations at the conference, and quotes on relevant news.

Benzinga is a financial media outlet that provides content to investors. More at

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