NBA champion, Hall of Famer and cannabis entrepreneur Isiah Thomas was recently appointed CEO and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the publicly traded, Colombian hemp and cannabis producer One World Pharma Inc OWPC 12.11%, replacing the company’s founder, Craig Ellins.

The basketball legend isn’t new to business or investing. In fact, his holding company, Isiah International Inc., has a diverse portfolio that includes cannabis oil and CBD companies, as well as the legendary Cheurlin Champagne, which he acquired in 2015. Through Cheurlin, Thomas expanded not just his business and leadership expertise, but most importantly, acquired an understanding of growing a highly specialized crop to perfection in a renowned region of the world. Read the full stort HERE