Chip Paul | CEO
Forensic Researcher & Endocannabinoid Health Science
Chip Paul is a seasoned and experienced business professional with a proven track record of successes and achievements. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Mathematics, Chip began his corporate career at Southwestern Bell, and later with Phillips Petroleum Company, then followed by an executive level position with Williams Communication. Chip’s entrepreneurial career includes startup’s in retail, healthcare, and natural products. In late 2013 Chip and his wife Cynthia sold their startup homecare business and launched the first brick and mortar retail e-cigarette franchise, Palm Beach Vapors. The company was featured in Entrepreneur Magazine in the February 2015 issue. The couple also founded and launched a 501c4 non-profit called Oklahomans For Health which is the founder and leader of the medical marijuana initiatives in Oklahoma. Chip authored State Question 788 which went on to become Oklahoma’s Medical Marijuana law and has been deeply involved with State lawmakers to build the regulations under the law.
In 2014 Chip and his wife Cynthia discovered that in addition to cannabis, many other plants could modulate the endocannabinoid system. This led to the founding of GnuPharma, a company that is focused on modulating the endocannabinoid system for medical effects. Chip leads the research and development efforts at GnuPharma. Chip is a forensic researcher into the endocannabinoid system and is constantly advancing the science. In addition, Chip is a recognized and sought out speaker and educator on the endocannabinoid system and also speaks about regulations needed for the medical marijuana and CBD industries.
Chip and his wife Cynthia reside in Owasso Oklahoma.