Giving Flowers to Arjan Roskam: The King of Cannabis

As we continue to witness the evolution of the cannabis industry, we must recognize and celebrate the contributions of pioneers like Arjan Roskam. He has not only helped shape the cannabis industry but inspired countless individuals to follow their passion and make a positive impact.

As the founder of Green House Coffeeshops and co-founder of Green House Seed Company, Arjan is a cannabis entrepreneur and strain hunter who has made a significant and lasting impact on the world of cannabis. Let’s dive into the influence and importance of his contributions, and why he remains a revered figure in cannabis culture today.

The Green House Legacy

Arjan Roskam’s journey began with the establishment of the Green House Coffeeshops in Amsterdam. These iconic venues quickly became a hub for cannabis enthusiasts from all over the world. If you’ve ever seen a picture of a celebrity enjoying cannabis in Amsterdam, chances are it was at one of Arjan’s coffee shops. These establishments didn’t just serve cannabis; they created an environment where people could learn, share, and celebrate the plant in a safe and welcoming space.

The Green House Coffeeshops are more than just a place to buy and consume cannabis; they are a cultural landmark. They’ve played a crucial role in normalizing cannabis use and promoting a positive image of the cannabis community long before legalization took hold in many parts of the world.

Green House Seed Company

Arjan Roskam also co-founded the Green House Seed Company, a name synonymous with high-quality cannabis genetics. This company is legendary for its numerous award-winning strains, with seeds sought after by growers and enthusiasts globally. The Green House Seed Company has been at the forefront of cannabis breeding, continually pushing the boundaries to develop new and exciting strains that cater to a wide range of preferences and needs.

A Humble Celebrity Figure 

One of the most remarkable aspects of Arjan Roskam is how he has handled his fame. Despite being a well-known figure in the cannabis world, he has remained grounded and approachable. He continues to be a passionate advocate for cannabis, tirelessly working to promote its benefits and fight against the stigma surrounding it.

Our Rasta Rootz owner, Fern, has had the privilege of visiting his Green House Coffeeshop in Amsterdam in 2019. He says everything about it was a transformative experience – the atmosphere, the people, and the ethos of the place resonated deeply. As who many call the ‘King of Cannabis,’ it was clear that Arjan’s vision had created a sanctuary for cannabis lovers, and it inspired me in my journey within the industry.

When Fern met Arjan at MJBiz Con in 2022, he says it was a highlight in his own career. We had a great conversation about the current state of the industry and its future. Arjan’s insights were profound, reflecting his deep understanding and unwavering commitment to the cannabis movement. He spoke about the challenges and opportunities ahead with a sense of optimism and determination that was truly inspiring.

An Inspiration to Many

For many, Arjan Roskam has paved the way for many in the cannabis industry – setting standards for quality, integrity, and passion. His ability to stay true to his values while achieving tremendous success is something that many aspire to emulate.

Arjan’s impact on the cannabis world is undeniable. From his pioneering work with Green House Coffeeshops and Green House Seed Company to his role as a global ambassador for cannabis, he has left an indelible mark. 

So here’s to Arjan Roskam – a true pioneer, an inspiration, and a leader in the cannabis community. Thank you for your contributions, and may your legacy continue to grow and inspire for generations to come.

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