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rick Martinez

Green Seed Cannabis Co.
Founder & CEO
Founding Board Member of Do No Harm, P.A.C.
As a veteran, registered nurse, writer and successful entrepreneur, Rick
brings a wealth of experience – and tremendous passion – for impacting
lives. His story begins in the US Army, where Rick enlisted from 1988-1990.
He soon earned his BSN degree from the University of the Incarnate Word
and became a registered nurse (RN). After several years in nursing Rick’s
entrepreneurial spirit kicked in and in 2001 he bootstrapped started his first
business which he grew to over $52MM in annual revenue before his exit in
2014.
From there he dove into advising, mentoring and Angel investing and soon
found a unique way to help our veterans with PTSD and entered into the
cannabis industry.
He is now Founder and CEO of Green Seed Cannabis Co. and sits as a
founding board member of Do No Harm, P.A.C., a Texas cannabis political
action committee.
Our combined missions are to advocate, educate and connect to break and
end the stigma around cannabis and further to cause the legislative and
executive branches of the state of Texas to act quickly and effectively to
modernize the legal prescription, distribution and production of medical
cannabis for the compassionate treatment of our citizens.