Rick Naya, Great Grandfather of Hybrid Cannabis
Rick Naya is New Hampshire States Primary Cannabis Activist who has led the way to legalization of medical cannabis in that state as well as in Florida. He has for over a decade issued science and data along with research to help NH become a cannabis medically legal state.
He is currently the active Owner and Founder of Anayalated Brands and Allele Genetics and has served on various boards for organizations like A Newer New Hampshire, NHCAN, NH Farmers Cannabis Collective, HLA-Hemp Industry Leaders Association.
He has assisted the NH State House with the process of preparing the state for legalizing cannabis for medical purposes, consulting House Representatives and Cannabis Commissions throughout the nation and is currently leading the way to full legalization of Cannabis in NH and Florida. He is NH’s first licensed cannabis patient and was awarded a certificate for assisting in writing House Bills, rules and regulations for:
Decriminalization / HB573, HB640, HB1476, HB656, SB338, the medical laws and rules within RSX 126:X SB 481 and HB 364.
Rick is a certified cannabis grower for the past 40 years and developer multiple strains including Florida’s infamous Gainesville Green of 76′. He was the designer of a variety of cannabis strains. Including: THP, Carrot Cake, Nayalator, Dynamoqueen, SquiggleWalker, and After-Lator with an Elite Legacy Group brand that will be released.
He was named the Great Grandfather of Hybrid Cannabis by Sensei magazine in August of 2018 and is a dignitary, diplomat and personality at cannabis events nationwide from Hightimes Magazine Cannabis Cup events to CANACON, MASSCON and FCCC just to name a few. He is also the owner and Founder of NH Cannabis Freedom Festival.
Rick is a South Florida native who attended Miami-Dade and Broward Community College. He also holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Construction Management from the University of Florida. This led him to work on major development projects throughout Dade and Broward counties, and most of the state of Florida before relocating and taking his passion for cannabis to New Hampshire.
Rick has a deep understanding of what it takes to operate a thriving business in today’s cannabis markets, bringing more than 50 years of experience in it’s culture, legislation, networking, production, manufacturing and retail segments.
Rick Naya is a stalwart statesmen of the Cannabis Arena and brings a sense of openness and love to our unique growing industry. He also brings together medical and adult use industry leaders together to help bring socioeconomic reform to cities nationwide.