Cannabis Conversations with Executives: Have You Ever Overdone It on Cannabis?

If you have enough experience with cannabis, then it's likely you may have at one point in your life accidentally eaten too much of an edible. It happens to the best of us, even cannabis industry executives. From eating too much of a cookie and passing out, to mixing too much cannabis with too much alcohol, these professionals have learned from these experiences about dosing and responsible use. 


Few other entrepreneurs in the cannabis space have their hands in quite as many ventures as Lorne Gertner. Currently dubbed the "godfather of the Canadian cannabis industry," Gertner told Civilized, "If we could live through normalization, we could change the world." Hailing from the fashion industry, this Toronto native says he's on a mission to "make the world a better place through cannabis and design excellence." The only catch is, well, normalizing cannabis — and that's where Gertner's keen eye for style comes in. "In the old days, you were going to be different or you were going to be normal," said Thom Antonio, Gertner's friend, creative director, and collaborator of 35 years.

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