The legal cannabis industry owes much of its foundation to visionaries who navigated its nascent waters. Among these stalwarts was Robert "Bob" Fireman, the co-founder and heartbeat of MariMed (OTC: MRMD). His recent passing left a void, but not before laying a roadmap for what integrity and ingenuity should look like in the cannabis world. This is why the Benzinga Cannabis Awards are presenting the Bob Fireman Award For Entrepreneurship during the upcoming Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference, taking place in Chicago this September 27 and 28.

Bob And The MariMed Story

MariMed's journey began in 2008, a joint venture between Bob and his "brother" in ambition, Jon Levine. It wasn't merely about starting a business; it was about championing a cause. From the get-go, Bob was much more than the man behind MariMed’s finances. As an attorney with over …

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