Leif Abel resides in Kasilof, Alaska, with his wife, two children and extended family. The Abels operate a family farm and construction company on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. He is co-founder of Greatland Ganja, LLC, a family-owned cannabis company that will be applying for a recreational license, under Ballot Measure 2. Abel is a licensed medical grower and a second-generation cannabis cultivator. He serves as executive director of the Coalition for Responsible Cannabis Legislation, is a founding board member of the Alaska Marijuana Industry Association and serves as Chair of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Marijuana Task Force.