CannaBusiness Media Announces New President and Publisher George Jage -- Founder of World Tea Media to Head Top Cannabis Industry Event and Business Information Provider

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CannaBusiness Media, the oldest and largest event producer and business information publisher for the medical marijuana and recreational cannabis industry, announces the hire of new president, George Jage. Jage is the former founder of World Tea Media.

CannaBusiness Media, the oldest and largest provider of national professional events, financial data and business news to the cannabis industry, today announced that George Jage has joined as President and Publisher. For more information on CannaBusiness Media go to

Jage will spearhead the continued expansion of company’s National CannaBusiness Conference & Expo – the oldest and largest trade show for medical marijuana and recreational cannabis professionals. He will also lead publishing team behind CannaBusiness Media’s full array of trade publications including Marijuana Business Daily, the industry’s highest circulation professional news service, CannaBusiness Magazine, the industry’s only print trade journal, and the Marijuana Business Factbook, an exclusive annual guide to industry financials.

Previously, Jage founded World Tea Media, producers of World Tea Expo, which became one of the leading catalysts to the growth of the US tea market from $5.7 billion in 2003 to over $15 billion in 2014. He was also responsible for inventing the Healthy Beverage Expo, a marketplace and community to serve the ever-changing needs and expectations of the consumer beverage market.

Jage says, “With exceptionally strong market parallels, I am excited to head the nation’s top event and news provider supporting the American cannabis industry’s explosive growth, from $2.6 billion this year to a projected $8.2 billion in 2018.”

Former CannaBusiness Media publisher Cassandra Farrington has been named CEO. Farrington says, “George is a seasoned media and events veteran, who has a track history of developing content and in-person events which help small industries turn in to big ones. We’re thrilled to have him on board and heading up the team here.“

About CannaBusiness Media

Founded in 2011, CannaBusiness Media is most trusted news and information source and the producer of the first and largest national tradeshow for the medical marijuana and recreational cannabis industry.    

Its comprehensive offerings for professionals and investors include trade shows, daily news, print magazines, financial research reports, market research reports, a B2B industry directory, and exclusive business books. For more information, visit

CannaBusiness Media is a division of Anne Holland Ventures Inc, a Rhode Island corporation with additional offices in Colorado.

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