Fast Five Q&A: Jeff Similien, CEO of LowKey Dispensary | GreenState – GreenState

For those lucky enough to turn their passions into a career, the opportunity is a true gift. In the cannabis space, these stories have a pointed place as entrepreneurs emerge from a market that was once underground. 

Jeff Similien is one of these fortunate individuals. As a former semi-pro athlete and non-profit founder, the CEO of LowKey Dispensary in Massachusetts is putting his community at the forefront of his retail operation. Similien’s Kings Among Kings organization seeks to empower and enact change, something he strives for in his store every day. 

Similien answered GreenState’s Fast Five questions, sharing his vision for connection, the hyper-local vibes at LowKey, and how his past integrates with his present.

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GreenState: How did your journey with cannabis begin?

Jeff Similien: My journey with cannabis began out of a combination of personal interest and recognition of its medicinal benefits during the times I was playing semi-professional football after college. I’ve always been fascinated by the plant’s potential to promote wellness and the therapeutic aspect which ultimately led me to explore how I can further my knowledge and eventually enter the industry.

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