Premios Florece was born in 2020 as an initiative of Jean Manzano, who, at the time, was working as director of a medical cannabis quality control laboratory. With the intention to celebrate the most prominent brands in the industry in a transparent way, allowing patients themselves to vote for their favorite products and companies. Manzano, together with a team of workers and "influencers" from the industry, carried out the first edition virtually.
The second edition was held in person and the event was well received by the public.
An event of greater magnitude for its third edition in 2022. The brand of Premios Florece was registered as a non-profit organization, reaffirming its commitment to the island's patient community.
The team believes that through the annual celebration of these awards a healthy competition will be established in the industry, having the voice of the patients as a priority. To inevitably benefit the public and those who work daily with medical cannabis in Puerto Rico.