The Front Lines of Cannabis Policy Reform

Alex Mardikian speaks with Stephen DeAngelo, founder, and CEO of Harborside Health Center. Stephen has long been on the front lines of cannabis policy reform since he was a child in fact. Besides being the Co-Founder and CEO of Harborside Health Center in Oakland, CA he is also the President of the ArcView Group.

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Formerly, DeAngelo helped lead Ecolution, Inc., which produced industrial hemp products and sold them to retail stores in all 50 states and 21 countries. He also played an integral role in the passage of Washington DC’s medical cannabis initiative. Furthermore, DeAngelo helped launch Steep Hill Labs – the industry’s first testing facility. Along with his brother, Andrew, Steve was the star of Discovery Channel’s Weed Wars TV series.