3 Must-dos to Prepare for When Cannabis is Federally Legal

(Originally published on Entrepreneur.com on 9/5/17) On August 1, 2017, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced The Marijuana Justice Act, an unprecedented bill that, if passed, would legalize marijuana nationwide. Although most regard the bill as “unpassable”, current cannabis industry entrepreneurs should have at least been prompted to consider the possibility of operating a cannabusiness within a more mainstream […]

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[8.19.17] Calling All Rebels! ARMS Festival 2017 is here!

Brooklyn, NY – Calling all Rebels to join us on Saturday August 19th, 2017 for a day of music, film, art, and fashion as we present A Rebel Minded Society (A.R.M.S.) Festival 2017, taking place at The Paper Box from 12pm-8pm in Brooklyn NY. The festival will feature a fashion show displaying collections from IntimateGRIND, […]

Friday, July 28th – Cannabis Marketing Seminar with Philippa Burgess & Dasheeda Dawson

I am very excited to be a featured expert on the Cannabis Marketing Seminar hosted by Philippa Burgess. Join us as we discuss the importance of re-branding Cannabis and key ways businesses can capitalize on the transition to mainstream while contributing to the sustainability of the overall industry. Register here for FREE! When: Friday, July […]

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Why Cannabis Entrepreneurs Should Start Calling Marijuana Its Rightful Name

I’m not saying all consumers should stop using the long-standing, underground, street nicknames for Cannabis. I am partial to calling the plant “Trees” or “Green” — my not-so-subtle way to communicate with fellow users in the past. However, nicknames are generally only used with family and close friends. And I would argue that the general […]

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In Arizona Cannabis, Black Excellence Equates to Fraud

** Undo the Untruths ** People who believe in the importance of pulling oneself up by his/her own bootstraps should try living in poor urban neighborhoods; like the one in which I grew up. There, survival of the fittest is the code of the streets.  Twenty five years ago, East New York embodied the concrete […]

Lifestyle Product Review: AnnaBis Handbag

Top of my holiday favorites this year is hands down a new AnnaBis luxury aroma-bloc handbag!! 🙏🏾🙏🏾Just got the “Whoopee” in red tooled a month ago annnnd now I need a few more! This is totally my work-to-play swag for in-the-work tote or dolo at a #tgif happy hour like tonight! So what’s inside my AnnaBis […]

Flower Strain Review: Nature’s AZ AK-47

Back from the family vacation and right back to the search for the most lit, most focused and most productive strain out there. On recommendation from my budtender at Nature’s AZ, I bought an 8th of AK-47 despite never having tried this hybrid strain — a usual “no-no” in my rule book. If it’s a […]

Flower Strain Review: Cannabiotix Strawberry Lemonade

We could call this strain the “one-hit wonder” with nearly 27% THC. I loved every second of my first hit of the Strawberry Lemonade, a sativa strain cultivated by Cannabiotix. Super sweet and extremely tangy, the flavor profile on this strain is exactly as described with the matching smell to make you appropriately say “ooooooooo […]

Recreational marijuana: Arizona voters get say this Nov. 8th

If you are local to Arizona — time to get out and vote!   As a rising cannabis executive, I am definitely eager to get through the upcoming elections. In June, shortly after arriving in Phoenix, I provided my signature in support of getting adult-use marijuana fully legalized in Arizona. Essentially, we are looking to […]

Officially The WeedHead – Welcome!!!

The most painful goodbyes are the ones that are never said and never explained. But surely I never expected, through so much pain of unexpectedly losing my mom exactly 4 months ago, that I would find so much clarity and purpose in my life so quickly. Today is really hard–as is everyday–but knowing I’m starting […]