Kris Krane is a co-founder and Managing Partner of 4Front Advisors. Prior to forming 4Front, Kris served as director of client services for CannBe, where he helped develop many of the best practices that have become the backbone of 4Front Advisors’ operations.
Kris has dedicated his career to reforming the nation’s drug policies, having served as associate director of NORML from 2000 to 2005 and executive director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) from 2006 to 2009.
During his tenure at SSDP, the organization experienced rapid growth at the chapter, national and international levels; scaled back the law that denies financial aid to students with drug convictions; and was featured prominently in major news outlets around the world, including The New York Times, USA Today, and Fox News.
Kris currently serves on the national board of directors for both SSDP and Common Sense for Drug Policy.
Based upon years of experience and leveraging the know-how of the top operators in the industry, 4Front Advisors provides unparalleled support and access to the best practices and people within the rapidly evolving cannabis industry. 4Front is committed to providing an advanced level of professionalism and integrity, selecting its clients carefully and working only with those who wish to operate a medical cannabis organization according to superior professional standards. 4Front offers prospective dispensary operators the most comprehensive turnkey dispensary solution available. As part of this solution, 4Front clients are granted access to the most thorough set of operating policies and …
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A Brief History Of Cannabis Business In The United States
Editor’s Note: Kris Krane is a co-founder and Managing Partner of 4Front Advisors. A long-time proponent of cannabis policy reform, he currently serves on the national board of directors for both SSDP and Common Sense for Drug Policy as well. A true accounting of the history of the cannabis industry would have to start 5,000 years ago, since humans have been using, trading, and selling cannabis since at least the days of Chinese Emperor Shen-Nung around 2700 B.C. But for the sake of brevity, let’s take a look …