“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” Theodore Roosevelt.
In this crazy world, it’s hard enough to find a decent job, but it’s nearly a miracle to land one that you're passionate about, is meaningful and provides a good living. Every job has its challenges and not everyone springs out of bed with the same drive to rush off to work. But, when a personal story and passion align, it's much easier.
Cannabis is a unique industry for various reasons, one of which is the contradiction between its legal status, or lack thereof, and the numerous verifiable medicinal benefits it provides. Hence, it's no surprise that many in the space got into it for personal and medical reasons.
One of them is Tara Rozalowsky, chief growth officer at one of the biggest Canadian cannabis operators Canopy Growth (NASDAQ: CGC).
How Motherhood Brought Her To Cannabis
First and foremost, Rozalowsky is a mom. For that very reason, she got into the cannabis industry.
“I always knew about the wellness and health benefits of cannabis, but it was my son and my concern for his health that grew my interest in this powerful plant and made me an advocate,” Rozalowsky told Benzinga. “Over six years ago, my son was diagnosed with epilepsy with tonic-clonic seizures, which immediately prompted me to dive deep into progressive health and wellness solutions.”
After substantial research, she found “compelling evidence of the beneficial clinical effects of cannabinoids, particularly in relation to specific medical conditions like epilepsy.”
What could be a more compelling motive? Rozalowsky talks about how it all …