Boulder, Colo. (December 5, 2018)—Wana Brands—the largest edibles brand in the United States—adds to a growing list of accomplishments with recognition from mg Magazine as one of the 50 Best Companies to work for in Cannabis. In a tight labor market, what makes one company stand out from the rest? The mg staff and advisors evaluated hundreds of nominations, considering incentives, benefits and reports from employees themselves to find the cannabis companies with the most outstanding corporate cultures.

"Wana Brands' mission is to 'enhance life,' and our goal was to design our own corporate culture, benefits and practices to enhance life for our employees," said Nancy Whiteman, Founder & CEO, Wana Brands. "Happy employees are engaged employees. Wana Brands products are made by passionate people who love what they do and are dedicated to providing artisan level quality. Our entire team is knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and dedicated to making our partners' lives easier, so they can—in turn—do their very best job for their customers."

Wana Brands was recognized by mg Magazine as an exceptional employer for it staff offerings, including optional health insurance and biannual biometric screenings for all employees regardless of insurance status. Work-life balance is also a priority. Employees enjoy paid holidays and paid time off, have access to discounted YMCA memberships and complimentary RTD bus passes. Wana provides a robust bonus plan to allow employees to share in the success of the company. Wana invests in employees' professional development and an educational reimbursement benefit to support its goal of promoting from within the company and developing a more skilled and balanced workforce.

Wana was included in the 2018 Inc. 5000 list at #1087 and boasting a three-year growth rate of 455%. Whiteman, who was named No. 1 in Cannabis Business Executive's Most Important Women in Cannabis List, continues her leadership role in the cannabis industry with speaking engagements at several high-profile events including SXSW 2019 (March 14-16), where she will discuss Non-Obvious Trends in the Cannabis Industry. She will speak at Denver Business Journal's first major cannabis event "Business of Cannabis," with panel discussions exploring a wide variety of topics including Colorado's place in a burgeoning global marijuana marketplace (Jan. 30) and NCIA's Seed-to-Sale Show in Boston (Feb. 12-13).

Wana's popular products are available in Colorado, Arizona, Oregon and Nevada dispensaries, and will soon be available in Florida, Michigan and Illinois.

To schedule an interview with a Wana representative, please contact media@wanabrands.com


Wana Brands: Enhance Your Life.

Named The Cannabist People's Choice Award Winner for Best Edible in January 2018, Wana Brands is the No. 1 edibles brand in the United States, with more units and dollars sold than any other brand, according to December 2018 BDS Analytics report. Wana leads the industry in quality, consistency and potency, featuring a full line of edibles, including market-leading gummies and WanaCapsXR, a family of extended-release cannabis capsules that provide symptom relief for up to 12 hours. Wana products are also available in Arizona, Oregon and Nevada. Wana is currently onboarding in Illinois, Florida and Michigan to serve medical marijuana patients in those markets by end of 2018. The Company expects to enter California, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Washington and internationally in Canada by 2020. For more information, visit www.wanabrands.com. Follow Wana on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn andTwitter.

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