Paris Balaouras


Paris Balaouras, CEO of MJ Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded company (OTC:MJNE), attended N.C. State University and is a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves.
With 20 years of experience in the Cannabis Industry, Mr. Balaouras is pioneer and entrepreneur credited with raising over 100 million dollars in the growing Cannabis space, to date. Spotting opportunity early, he entered the Nevada market as an exponent who delivered legislative change in Nevada by working closely with elected officials.
Paris pursued with the State in implementing mindful regulations. In turn, he was awarded 1 of only 12 dispensary licenses in the City of Las Vegas founding Acres Medical and Acres Cultivation. The dispensary currently holds five Nevada Medical Marijuana Establishment Certificates, located in Las Vegas and Nye County.
Mr. Balaouras unique, operationally-savvy management and marketing styles catapulted the company’s profile and profits. He expanded these enterprises into Nevada's largest commercial cultivation and production facilities. As smart vanguards do, Mr. Balaouras took his incisive experience on the road facilitating the development and expansion of multiple marijuana businesses in several states, including California, Colorado and Arizona. The industry started with a compassionate component which allowed the transition from the from shadows to the light of how beneficial Cannabis can be for countless ailments. Recreational was the next natural progression, but the next shift to medical will be the wave that changes everything.
Paris Balaouras is a graduate of Oaksterdam University and has worked closely with the top cannabis school in the world. He has been influential in creating cutting-edge techniques in managerial processes, which are the essentials to any cannabis operation.



October 20, 2018, 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Investment Panel - Investing in the Cannabis Industry - Investing in Utah - Main Hall Mountain 5