Chris Felgate is a well-known name in the Canadian cannabis industry. As the owner and co-founder of Small Town Buds, the first licensed store in Alberta, Chris has been at the forefront of the industry since its legalization. Aside from being a successful business owner, Chris has also been actively involved in the industry’s regulatory and advocacy efforts. He sat on the board of the Alberta Cannabis Council (ACC) for three years and currently serves on the board of the Alberta Cannabis Micro License Association (ACMLA). Chris is currently the Head of Operations at the Independent Retail Cannabis Collective (IRCC). His work in the industry has been driven by his passion for it, and he firmly believes that the fight for legalization was only the beginning. The real work lies in creating a sustainable, equitable, and accessible industry that benefits everyone. In his free time, Chris enjoys staying up-to-date with the latest developments in the industry and advocating for change. He’s a vocal advocate for social justice and equity in the industry and is always looking for ways to make a positive impact. Overall, Chris is a respected and influential figure in the Canadian cannabis industry. His dedication to the cause and his tireless efforts to create a more just and equitable industry have earned him the respect and admiration of his peers.Smalltownbuds.net and IRCCollective.com
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