Holistic Industries is a privately-owned cannabis company so we tend to champion our customers, our team, and the plant more than our corporate image. However, sometimes Holistic has accomplishments too good not to share.

Inside the Long Strange Trip to Make (Legal) Jerry Garcia-Branded Weed

“The family of the Grateful Dead legend has spent years traveling across the country and sampling countless strains to find a cannabis worthy of Jerry’s name. We went along for the ride.”

CEO Josh Genderson Discusses Holistic Industries’ Privately Funded Trajectory of Growth

“The way CEO Josh Genderson sees it, the company he founded eleven years ago, Washington, D.C.-based Holistic Industries, is on track to become the largest privately owned and operated cannabis multistate operator (MSO) in the country.”

Exclusive: D.C. cannabis company rolls out new health care brand ‘with a pharma playbook’

“The company says it’s the industry’s first product backed by clinical research.”

Study Shows Most Physicians Lack Knowledge Of Medical Cannabis

“A study of more than 400 health care professionals has revealed that most physicians lack knowledge of medicinal cannabis, with 65% saying that they have been asked about medical marijuana as a treatment for chronic pain but were unable to answer their patients’ questions.
The quantitative research study, which was commissioned by cannabis healthcare brand Cannaceutica, surveyed 445 physicians who treat chronic pain, including general practitioners and specialists in fields such as orthopedics, rheumatology, and sports medicine, about their knowledge of medical cannabis.”

Detroit’s Corktown has a new adult-use dispensary

“Now that Detroit finally allowed licensed recreational cannabis sales last month, its Corktown neighborhood has a new adult-use dispensary. Liberty Cannabis, located at 2540 Rosa Parks Blvd., has now been officially licensed for adult-use sales. That means anyone age 21 and older with a valid ID can purchase cannabis there.”

Jerry Garcia Family Launches Cannabis Line, ‘Garcia Hand Picked’

“The cannabis line honors the singer’s longstanding advocacy for the legalization of weed, while giving fans something new to celebrate Garcia’s free-spirited legacy.”

Celebs Go To Pot By Creating Their Own Cannabis Brands

“What a long, strange trip it has been for cannabis smokers who, until recently, risked arrest for indulging. Times have changed so much that the family of Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia (including his daughter Trixie) has its own brand of pot: Garcia Hand Picked.”

How To Talk to Your Kids About Cannabis

“Almost a quarter of parents who have consumed cannabis in the past year haven’t talked to their kids about their cannabis use, according to a new Harris poll. Can you blame them? It’s a hard conversation. To give some pointers we’re joined by Danielle Simone Brand, the author of the book Weed Mom, and Rabbi James Kahn, who along with being Executive Director at Holistic Industries has written much about helping to normalize cannabis.”

Liberty Cannabis Receives License For Adult-Use Sales In Detroit

“Liberty Cannabis announced that its Detroit store in Corktown, opened in 2020 for medical patients, is now officially licensed for adult-use sales.”

Private MSO Holistic Industries Ponders Transformative M&A

“Holistic Industries Founder and CEO Josh Genderson last spoke with New Cannabis Ventures in September 2020. Since then, the company has remained private as it continues to grow. Genderson checked in to discuss the company’s history of organic growth and its evolving perspective on M&A.”


“Veterans Initiative 22 Founder Eryck Stamper talks about his nonprofit advocacy and support he’d like to see for veterans going forward.”

Jerry Garcia's Cannabis Line Debuts With anAirstream and a Deadhead Ambassador

“There may have been no better launching pad for Jerry Garcia’s cannabis line than the Outside Lands festival in San Francisco and its toker-friendly section called Grass Lands. ”

Best of Weedmaps: Best Cannabis Brands in the US 2022

“Best National Cannabis Brands: Garcia Hand Picked Products offered: Flower and edibles”

Marijuana’s last taboo: Parents who get stoned

“Some parents say using cannabis helps them relax and connect with their kids. But it’s dicey to talk about.”

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