Richard Yost was presented with the Innovation Award for Product Technology and the Product Innovation Award.
STATEN ISLAND, NY, October 22, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Richard Yost has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
After providing organic, contaminant-free soil to a U.S. veteran turned home cannabis gardener, Mr. Yost realized the value of using natural compounds, such as cannabis, as medicine and the need to return to natural cultivation methods for all crops. As the youngest entrepreneur to be presented with a medical marijuana license in New York, he currently excels as the founder and the chief executive officer of Airo Brands Inc., which offers plant-based, non-cannabis touching medicine in seven different states. Over the years, Mr. Yost has also served as an angel investor for various companies specializing in health and wellness, urban agriculture, soil science, cannabis science and delivery, consumer products, alternate energy and energy efficiency.
Although his career has been filled with highlights, Mr. Yost is especially proud of the lessons he has learned in regards to cultivating, manufacturing and dispensing medical marijuana. During his spare time, he devotes his time to a number of community organizations, including the Vertical Agriculture Project and the free-standing hospice residence on the ground of Eger Health Care & Rehabilitation Center. Likewise, Mr. Yost has financially donated to a juvenile diabetes organization.
An expert in his field, Mr. Yost earned a Bachelor of Science in business management from Northwood University in 2017. For his outstanding accomplishments, he was presented with the Innovation Award for Product Technology and the Product Innovation Award from Cannabis Concentrate in 2017. He was further recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Cannabis in 2019. Looking toward the future, Mr. Yost aims to be running an industry-leading, multimillion dollar company that operates around the world.
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