Business Insider spoke with Emily and Morgan Paxhia recently in a profile Poseidon Asset Management.
The story begins with the duo's family history, when a nurse suggested cannabis for palliative care with their cancer-stricken father. Coming from a medical professional, the suggestion struck them, and started their separate journeys toward understanding the plant not so much as a recreational substance, but as medicine.
Fast forward a decade and a half to when Morgan and Emily both happened to re-locate to the West Coast for separate professional reasons. Wanting to begin a new venture and having the foresight to see the changing legal perspective on marijuana, they knew it was time to begin one of the first (and earliest founded) cannabis investment funds in existence.
For a more detailed (and eloquent) telling of their story, check out the original article in Business Insider.