Is cannabis the next Internet? That's the bold claim made by Canada-based Tokyo Smoke CEO Alan Gertner.

The former head of an Asia-Pacific-wide sales team at Google saw his life change after a Ghanian tour guide told him, “You either work on something you love, or work because it supports the people you love.”

After hearing this, Gertner quit Google. His former philosophy - “Work hard, get promoted, make more money.” - left him unfulfilled.

While meditating for months in the beautiful landscape of Japan, Gertner had the idea for his current business, Tokyo Smoke. His main passions in life were coffee, clothing and cannabis.

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