Seeds of Hope : My Journey of Self-Discovery and Entrepreneurship in the War on Drugs

Af Oludare Odumosu (2024)
Summary: An immigrant's story of leadership, innovation, and humanity in cannabis medicine. Seeds of Hope is an eye-opening memoir of self-discovery and entrepreneurship against a backdrop of the war on drugs, and a story of the transformative power of medical cannabis and its potential to revolutionize the healthcare industry. Written by Dr. Oludare Odumosu, MPH, PhD, the youngest and first black CEO of a publicly traded global medical cannabis biopharmaceutical company, this book takes readers through his personal journey from "just say no" to becoming one of the leading voices in the global cannabinoid space today. Dr. Odumosu explores the devastating effects of the War on Drugs on cannabis medicine, addiction, and the minority community from a personal lens. He shares his personal experience in cannabis medicine and entrepreneurship, including his personal struggles as his father's health worsens, his astonishment at cannabis' healing effects, and his fears, frustrations, and triumphs as he and his team run an ever-changing obstacle course of rules and regulations created by the state and federal governments. Seeds of Hope also delves into the development of Hope, a groundbreaking, cannabis-based medication used to treat symptoms of autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Odumosu gives readers an insider's view of the nascent medical cannabis industry, as he and his team work to build their facilities and brand from the ground up. Seeds of Hope is a must-read for anyone interested in the transformative power of medical cannabis and its potential to revolutionize healthcare, including aspiring entrepreneurs. For any student of the human condition, this a powerful and inspiring business memoir that offers hope, insights, and lessons learned on leadership, success, and achieving one's dreams