Former Mayor of Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa Joins MedMen Board

Antonio Villaraigosa, the former mayor of Los Angeles, has been named to the board of directors of cannabis retailer and producer MedMen. The company, which is based in Los Angeles, operates 19 licensed cannabis facilities in three states.

"I?m excited for this opportunity to shape the cannabis industry and its commitment to social equity by joining the board of the company that is leading the charge," Villaraigosa said on Wednesday in a press release.

Adam Bierman, the CEO of MedMen, said that the company will tap into Villaraigosa’s experience and network of political and business contacts in Los Angeles and the state of California.

"California is the largest legal cannabis market in the ...

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