WASHINGTON: Cannabis Sativa, Inc. announced today that its President and CEO Gary Johnson will be featured as the keynote speaker at the CannaCon Cannabis Expo being held from Aug. 14 – 17, 2014 at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington. Mr. Johnson will provide the keynote speech on Saturday August 16th at 3:00 p.m.
CEO Johnson is the former two-term Republican governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003. Mr. Johnson won the governorship of New Mexico in 1994 as an upstart Republican candidate, making a name for himself over the course of his time in office as a libertarian-minded conservative. He’s been active in libertarian causes, including marijuana legalization since leaving office. Johnson was the Libertarian party’s nominee for president in 2012. When he joined CBDS in July 2014, Johnson received national media attention from numerous news organizations, including CNBC, the Washington Times, the Wall Street Journal and Huffington Post, reporting on his appointment as CEO.