October 2018 – The Telegram
Ross Rebagliati: pioneer of the pot legalization journey.
“We had a backstage pass with the band,” he recalls. “And in this room offstage were these Indian tapestries hanging from the wall. And these Afghan rugs. The Stones like them, apparently. And then — how’s this for contrast — there’s this life-size cutout of Elvis. And in his mouth is a big, fat joint. A real one.
“We’re standing around, and Keith (Richards) comes out and says, ‘Well, we’d better smoke this before the show. Can’t leave this here.’ So we smoke the joint. It was great. We had a real nice conversation.
“Twenty minutes later, I’m in the front row watching The Rolling Stones, watching Keith Richards up there playing the guitar, and Mick Jagger is jumping around and singing, and I’m like, ‘This is amazing.’ I’m stoned, and I know Keith is stoned because we just smoked the same joint. Read more here.
September 2018 – New Report Predicts CBD Market Will Hit $22 Billion by 2022. For years, experts have predicted that if the cannabis industry expands at its current rate, the American market will reach $20 billion by 2020. But it turns out that one market is spinning off into a mega-industry of its own: according to a new estimate from cannabis industry analysts the Brightfield Group, the hemp-CBD market alone could hit $22 billion by 2022.
August 2018 – Cannabis and sports: Will they ever play for the same team? Even though a growing movement, cannabis has not yet reached major sports leagues in North America. Why does this tried, tested, and widely accepted treatment option continue to sit on the bench? Read more here.
June 2018 – CTV News Mi’kmaq First Nation wants to partner with Rebagliati to sell pot Read more here.
June 2018 – BNN (Video) Former Olympic snowboarder Ross Rebagliati goes for gold in the cannabis biz watch video here
June 2018 – Winnipeg Free Press (Text) From gold medal to gold bongs Controversial Canadian Olympian and cannabis retailer Ross Rebagliati says weed and athletics can work together on the same team Read More Here
February 2018 – Olympian Ross Rebagliati on Pot, Fame, and Smoking Joints With Keith Richards. Read More Here.
February 2018 – Virgin Media (text and pictures) Meet the Olympic gold medallist snowboarder who’s now pioneering in the legal cannabis industry. Canada is now the first G7 country to fully legalise cannabis and is in the process of rolling out a ‘legal’ marijuana market. Ross and his business partner Patrick Smyth are now at the forefront of Canada’s new industry. Read More Here.