AVD (Advanced Vapor Devices), a vertically integrated manufacturer and distributor of cannabis vaporizer technology, announced the appointment of cannabis leader Doug Fischer as general counsel. His addition will enhance AVD’s capabilities to offer greater client support and proactively lead industry regulatory matters.
In this new role, Fischer will work alongside AVD’s leadership team to be a resource for the company’s clients, collaborate with them in navigating the complexities of the cannabis industry, and keep them updated on important regulatory matters. He will direct all aspects of the company's legal affairs, including the global expansion of AVD’s intellectual property portfolio. Additionally, Fischer will be supporting corporate development, including partnerships and M&A activity.
“As our industry evolves, we recognize a significant opportunity to help steer the future regulatory landscape and advocate for appropriate industry legislation,” said Alex Kwon, CEO and Co-Founder of AVD. “As a seasoned legal mind in the cannabis sector with a wealth of knowledge in governance, Doug will lead AVD’s efforts in those areas and enable us to stay ahead of the market in creating a safer consumer environment.”