Just over a decade ago, Berner was best known for making independent music with pot culture icons like Wiz Khalifa. But after building Cookies into an international brand, he’s now one of the biggest legacy players in the entire legal weed industry.

“Cookies outgrew me,” Berner said proudly when asked about his multi-state operation on The Bootleg Kev Podcast last year.

“People know what Cookies is and don’t know me. That’s amazing.” – Berner

But he still remembers when it was the other way around. Before he was fielding billion-dollar offers for his company, Berner was an independent rapper who loved weed so much that he got a day job at a dispensary. He stayed close to the plant, grew an organic network, and applied his prolific work…

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