Crossing the Green Line: The First Cannabis Company on Wall Street

A broken neck in a surfing accident triggered a dramatic career change for Derek Peterson, a former Wall Street banker who now heads listed cannabis company Terra Tech

Having broken his neck in a surfing accident, Derek Peterson had first-hand experience of the painkilling benefits of cannabis.
Doctors had prescribed Dilaudid, an opiate drug that had horrendous side effects as doctors tried to wean him off it.
Unable to cope with the night sweats and the misery of cold turkey, he sought an alternative: cannabis.
“It was an epiphany, a light-bulb moment,” he told the Telegraph.

– Read the entire article at The Telegraph.