C.E.A.S.E. Announces Sen. Connie Johnson as Keynote Speaker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October​ ​30,​ ​2017   Contact:​ ​MJM STRATEGY Ph: 800-410-0835 Email: pr@ceasecon.org   Cannabis​ ​Education​ ​Advocacy​ ​Symposium​ ​and​ ​Expo​ ​(C.E.A.S.E.) announces​ ​Senator​ ​Connie​ ​Johnson​ ​as​ ​Keynote​ ​Speaker   2018​ ​Oklahoma​ ​Gubernatorial​ ​candidate​ ​will​ ​present​ ​alongside​ ​industry​ ​leaders Dr.​ ​Regina​ ​Nelson​ ​and​ ​Chip​ ​Paul    Oklahoma​ ​City,​ ​Oklahoma​ – Visionary and maverick elected official Connie Johnson, a […]

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 […]

Flower Review: Nature’s AZ Lucid Dream

💁🏾‍♂️New strain alert! No really, I actually found a new strain that I’ve never heard of: LUCID DREAM. Given my line of work, it is rare to come across a strain that I’ve never remotely heard of. Needless to say I was excited to check it out via Nature’s Medicines of AZ, one of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]