FreshLeaf Analytics principal consultant Rhys Cohen has announced he is stepping down from the role while remaining on the cannabis research company’s advisory board.

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Cohen will remain on FreshLeaf’s advisory board

In a LinkedIn post, Cohen said he planned to stay in the industry, with a long-term plan to work in academia.

The post reads: “It’s just been announced that I’m stepping away from the principal consultant role at FreshLeaf Analytics (although I’ll remain on their advisory board).

“I have decided I want to take on some new and different challenges. But don’t worry, I’ll still be very much around and involved in the community.

“I’m now back to doing my own freelance work at Cannabis Consulting Australia (hit me up if you have any requirements).

“In the long-term, I’m working towards something more academic (details TBC, so watch this space).”

Prior to launching Cannabiz, Martin was co-founder and CEO of Asia-Pac’s leading B2B media and marketing information brand Mumbrella, overseeing its sale to Diversified Communications in 2017. A journalist...