LivWell Takes Top Honors in Multiple Cannabis Industry Award Programs

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LivWell Recognized by CannAwards for Best New Product and Most Innovative Service; LivWell CEO Honored with MVP Award from Cannabis Business Awards

LivWell, Colorado’s leading cannabis company, was recognized with top honors by two cannabis industry awards programs last week. LivWell won in two categories at the 2015 CannAwards Colorado ceremony, including Best New Product for its Chem Dawg #4 x Alien OG Kush flower strain and Most Innovative Service for its intranet platform. In addition, John Lord, LivWell’s owner and CEO, was honored with the MVP Award in the 2015 Cannabis Business Awards

“These awards mean so much to us at LivWell because they honor our hard-working employees whose love and passion for the industry shines through in their work,” said John Lord, owner of LivWell. “The Best New Product award highlights our dedicated product research and development team in the cultivation facility, and the recognition of our intranet platform as the Most Innovative Service acknowledges the efforts of our management team to enhance communications for all of our nearly 500 geographically diverse employees.”

CannAwards Best New Product: Chem Dawg #4 x Alien OG Kush
The Best New Product (strain, flower or medical product) category highlights a
groundbreaking and innovative product that has the potential to create a new trend in the Cannabis industry. LivWell won the category for its exclusive sativa dominant hybrid strain, Chem Dawg #4 x Alien OG Kush. This proprietary strain was developed by LivWell’s team of innovative farmers, geneticists and scientists, and is one of LivWell’s top sellers.

CannAwards Most Innovative Service: LivWell’s Intranet
The Most Innovative Service category recognizes a game-changing new service model implemented in 2015 that transformed and delivered better solutions/outcomes for the Cannabis industry. LivWell was honored for its work in building an intranet platform from the ground up in order to provide consistent communications and education for its roughly 500 employees spread across the state.

The Drupal-based platform enhances communications and serves as an information exchange. It’s a communications hub, document repository, conduit for online education and training, event planner, polling station and HR board. The intranet allows LivWell to instantly disseminate breaking company and industry news and developments across its employee base. It also serves as the platform for LivWell’s ongoing education courses (offered online) that enable employees to stay up to date on the newest products and latest regulations to ensure top-notch customer service and full compliance. Employees also engage with the online courses via the intranet to advance their careers by gaining the tools they need to move up into positions with more responsibility and higher pay.

CannAwards Program
CannAwards winners are selected based on votes cast by the cannabis industry community and CannAwards regional advisory board members. Winners were announced during an awards ceremony in Denver on Dec. 12.

Cannabis Business Awards
The Cannabis Business Awards winners are selected based on votes cast by those in the cannabis industry. Awards are presented to cannabis industry businesses, individuals and organizations in both medical and recreational sectors, as well as ancillary industries. Winners were announced during a ceremony in Denver on Dec. 10.

About LivWell
LivWell is among Colorado’s largest cannabis companies, with four recreational & medical dispensaries, four medical only and two recreational only dispensaries in the state. LivWell provides its patients and customers with the best value, quality and variety of can¬nabis products including flower, topicals, tinctures, edibles, smoking accessories and more. LivWell’s team of innovative farmers and scientists grow more than 40 strains of cannabis to meet the varied and evolving tastes of its customers. LivWell’s searchable strain library can be found at LivWell employees undergo rigorous training and education through LivWell University, preparing them to be the most knowledgeable, helpful budtenders in the industry, and to become advocates of responsible use. LivWell employs approximately 500 Coloradoans who enjoy higher-than-average salaries and benefits. For more information, including a list of LivWell’s locations, visit

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