Arshad Lasi

Member Since 2022

Arshad Lasi

Co-Founder and CEO

The Nirvana Group

Oklahoma

CEO and Co-founder of The Nirvana Group, and working to navigate one of our country's most exciting industries, cannabis. In less than three years, my family and I grew one small tobacco shop into one of the largest vertically integrated cannabis companies in our home state of Oklahoma, complete with multiple medical dispensaries, the state’s only Cash and Carry wholesaler for cannabis, cultivation, extraction, and processing facilities, house consumer brands and more. The son of two small business owners, entrepreneurship is in my blood. Proud University of Houston student.


SKILLS

  • Business Development & Partnerships
  • Brand Management

RECENT CONTENT

June 7th, 2022

Rethinking Cannabis as a Commodity

How is this concept different from how we’ve previously approached cannabis?

May 5th, 2022

Why Work in Weed? Amid the Great Resignation, Legal Cannabis May Offer Perks Other Industries Cannot

For many, the burgeoning licensed cannabis industry has proved to be the perfect opportunity to start a new chapter in their careers.

April 19th, 2022

13 Creative Ways to Drum Up Positive Publicity for Your New Business

There are a myriad of fresh ways to get the word out to potential customers.

April 6th, 2022

10 Ways to Make 'Talent Mobility' Work for Your Company

Ensuring your employees are fulfilled in their work pays off in more ways than one.


COMPANY INFO

The Nirvana Group

Founded, owned, and operated by the Lasi family, The Nirvana Group has blossomed into one of the largest and most rapidly growing vertically integrated cannabis companies in Oklahoma. Their operations include a 30-acre cultivation and extraction facility, Eden Cannabis Farms Inc.; Providence Ventures Inc., a 3,000 square foot processing facility featuring extraction and distillation capabilities, as well as a commercial kitchen to produce beverages and edibles; Nirvana Distribution, a 10,000 sq ft warehouse that is one the largest Smoke Shop, Glass, Paper, Vaporizer, and Packaging distributors in Oklahoma, servicing more than 500 dispensaries for their ancillary products; and Argent Cannabis Distribution, the only cannabis cash & carry concept in Oklahoma and the wholesale distribution company for Nirvana Group’s diverse portfolio of cannabis brands, which range from vapes to pre-rolls to edibles and beverages to concentrates on more. Argent Cannabis Distribution is headquartered in a 10,000 square foot facility in Tulsa and recently opened a second location in Oklahoma City; they work with more than 30 brands and are home to nearly 1,000 SKUs. Nirvana Group also owns an ever-expanding list of dispensaries.


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Agriculture
  • Retail
  • Medical

INDUSTRY

Cannabis