Liz Carmouche was practically on fire when I met her at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo (CWCBExpo) at the Javits Center in Manhattan a few weeks ago.
For those of you who don't follow mixed martial arts, she's one of the top fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She went for nearly five minutes against the legendary bantamweight Ronda Rousey in the UFC's first-ever female fight – and she won the first MMA fight ever held in the famed Madison Square Garden.
But Carmouche was not at CWCBExpo to promote her UFC career.
She was there as a promoter and proud user of products from HempMeds, a small company specializing in cannabidiol (CBD) products.
Formerly opposed to the use of any cannabis-based products, Carmouche is now a fierce advocate for CBD.
She could make a cannabis believer out of anyone. Here's what she had to say…
About the Author
Michael A. Robinson is one of the top financial analysts working today. His book "Overdrawn: The Bailout of American Savings" was a prescient look at the anatomy of the nation's S&L crisis, long before the word "bailout" became part of our daily lexicon. He's a Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer and reporter, lauded by the Columbia Journalism Review for his aggressive style. His 30-year track record as a leading tech analyst has garnered him rave reviews, too. Today he is the editor of the monthly tech investing newsletter Nova-X Report as well as Radical Technology Profits, where he covers truly radical technologies – ones that have the power to sweep across the globe and change the very fabric of our lives – and profit opportunities they give rise to. He also explores "what's next" in the tech investing world at Strategic Tech Investor.