Loriel Alegrete is the CEO and co-founder of 40 Tons, a woman-owned cannabis company whose unique modus operandi unites the essential sectors of the industry from legacy to multi-state operators (MSOs) under a shared goal of furthering the booming industry while by including those who actually started it and kept it going strong for decades: the legacy cannabis operators.

Alegrete, who will speak at the upcoming Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference in Miami will talk about one of the company's most unique programs: 40 Tons Careers whose mission is to “close the gap in restorative justice and diversity” in the cannabis industry by connecting people with top employers and educational institutions. 

By bridging the gap for BIPOC communities and those with past cannabis convictions, 40 Tons has grabbed the attention of companies such as Curaleaf (OTC: CURLF), Verano (OTC: VRNOF), GTI Grows (OTCQX: <a …

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