Since dropping out of college in 1984 with the release of the first IBM PC’s, James Slatic has been a “serial entrepreneur”, starting 13 companies in all.
Named by Marijuana Business Daily as an “industry pioneer”. James started PotBottles.com for packaging in 2008, and Med-West, LLC in 2010. Med-West had grown to a leading position in its segment of producing CO2 based medications, with the most well-known brands being O-pen Vape, and Bhang. At its peak, Med-West had over 1,000 active dispensary clients across California. James is active in the cannabis movement, is a co-founder and has served for years in various roles: Board member of the California affiliate of NCIA, the California Cannabis Industry Association, Nevada Cannabis Industry Association, a board member of Marijuana Policy Project, a founding member of NCIA, and is a Lifetime Investor member of the ArcView angel network.
James is married, currently resides in San Diego, and has a daughter Leah, and two step-daughters, Lily and Penny.