Business View Magazine | May 2019

323 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE MAY 2019 PLANET 13 HOLDINGS, INC. What happens in Vegas… E ven over-the-top Las Vegas has never seen the likes of this - a SuperStore Entertainment Complex that rivals anything on “the strip” for sheer WOW factor. What makes it so special? Well, beyond its spectacular rooftop array of giant waving lotus flowers, when Planet 13 opened its doors on Nov. 1, 2018, it became the largest, most advanced retail dispensary for cannabis in the world. Planet 13 Holdings, Inc. operates as a vertically integrated cannabis organization, holding six licenses in the Nevada market. Its shares trade on the Canadian Stock Exchange (CSE) and the OTCQB venture market. Business View Magazine recently spoke with Larry Scheffler, Co-CEO of Planet 13 Holdings, Inc. for a behind-the-scenes perspective of this super-creative company, and his insights into the Nevada cannabis industry. The following is an edited transcript of that conversation. BVM: What is the story behind Planet 13 Holdings? Scheffler: “Long story short, about five years ago my long-time attorney, friend, and co-CEO of Planet 13, Bob Groesbeck, called me with the question, “Do you know they’re licensing marijuana here?” That led to talk about how we wished we’d been around in 1931 when they’d licensed gambling, and after prohibition when