• The billionaire heir to a chewing gum fortune is making a huge bet on marijuana

    14 days ago - By Chron

    REUTERS/Chris Wattie
    William Wrigley Jr. II led a $65 million round into Surterra, a Florida medical marijuana company, through his private investment firm.
    He's also taking a seat on Surterra's board.
    Wrigley formerly ran the eponymous chewing gum company, orchestrating its sale to Mars Inc.
    William Wrigley Jr. II, the heir to the Wrigley chewing gum fortune, is jumping into the marijuana business.
    Wrigley led a $65 million equity financing into Surterra Wellness, a
    Florida-based medical marijuana company, through his personal investment firm.
    Wrigley will also become the chair of...
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  • From gum to ganja: Why William Wrigley, Jr. is investing in medical marijuana

    From gum to ganja: Why William Wrigley, Jr. is investing in medical marijuana

    14 days ago - By Stl Today

    The former head of the Wrigley gum empire is getting into the medical marijuana business. William Wrigley Jr., once the president and CEO of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co., has been named chairman of the board of directors at Surterra Wellness,...
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  • The billionaire heir to a chewing gum fortune is making a huge bet on marijuana

    The billionaire heir to a chewing gum fortune is making a huge bet on marijuana

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    William Wrigley Jr. II led a $65 million round into Surterra, a Florida medical marijuana company, through his private investment firm.
    He's also taking a seat on Surterra's board.
    Wrigley formerly ran the eponymous chewing gum company, orchestrating its sale to Mars Inc.
    William Wrigley Jr. II, the heir to the Wrigley chewing gum fortune, is jumping into the marijuana business.
    Wrigley led a $65 million equity financing into Surterra Wellness , a Florida-based medical marijuana company, through his personal investment firm.
    Wrigley will also become the chair of Surterra's board. The...
    Read more ...

     

  • The billionaire heir to a chewing gum fortune is making a huge bet on marijuana

    The billionaire heir to a chewing gum fortune is making a huge bet on marijuana

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    William Wrigley Jr. II led a $65 million round into Surterra, a Florida medical marijuana company, through his private investment firm.
    He's also taking a seat on Surterra's board.
    Wrigley formerly ran the eponymous chewing gum company, orchestrating its sale to Mars Inc.
    William Wrigley Jr. II, the heir to the Wrigley chewing gum fortune, is jumping into the marijuana business.
    Wrigley led a $65 million equity financing into Surterra Wellness , a Florida-based medical marijuana company, through his personal investment firm.
    Wrigley will also become the chair of Surterra's board. The...
    Read more ...