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 […]

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 […]