Cannabis and Hemp Conferences in 2017

There are many opportunities to learn about the Cannabis industry or promote your products or services or both at conferences across the country. Here’s an updated list of events to attend. Where are you planning to go?  January 2017 Jan 21-22, 2017 – Southern California Cannabis Jobs & Career Fair, Irvine, CA Jan 21-22, 2017 – THC Fair,…

Your Canna Journey: Featuring Women in Cannabis

We interview and feature women in the Cannabis industry to inspire other women to educate themselves about Cannabis.  We are creating safe spaces for women to talk about Cannabis from its healing properties for themselves and their families to navigating the public stigma of Cannabis to finding career opportunities in the emerging Cannabis industry. We are bringing women…

Her Canna Q&A: Jennessa Lea

Jennessa said: “My mission is to educate and inspire individuals to take control over their own health and wellness with a combination therapy of cannabis, fitness, and clean eating.” Describe yourself and what you do. I would say I am a very determined woman with a mission to inspire and de-stigmatize cannabis through fitness and…

Her Canna Women in Cannabis Q&A: Diana Eberlein, STILETTO Management & Arcane Revelry

Diana Eberlein said:  “Cannabis is an exciting industry for women with room for growth and innovation.” Describe yourself and what you do. I’m an experienced marketing professional with a background and expertise in entertainment and event production.  I’m an idea person who loves entrepreneurship and innovation, thriving on creating engaging and unique campaigns for brands….

Her Canna Women in Cannabis Q&A: Sirita Wright, Estrohaze

Sirita Wright said:  “What sparked for me was the innovation happening in cannabis…it intrigued me.” Describe yourself and what you do. This is such a hard question. I often shy away from describing myself and let other people do it so I don’t come across as too “self-serving.” All jokes aside, I am an entrepreneur….

Her Canna Women in Cannabis Q&A: Ashley Kingsley

Ashley Kingsley said:  “I hope to continue the dialogue and dream of a day when there is no stigma wrapped around the cannabis plant and the industry.” Describe yourself and what you do. I am an early adopter and serial entrepreneur with a love of connecting people, places and things. I started my own digital…

Her Canna Q&A with Andrea Burnett, 4twenty Group

Andrea Burnett, 4twenty Group said:  “We believe that women will be the driving force for cannabis wellness and changing the way people view marijuana.” Describe yourself and what you do. I’m a 25-year veteran of the lifestyle PR and marketing industry and a huge proponent of helping women-owned businesses. I’m always looking for creative new ways…

Her Canna Q&A with Whitney Beatty, Apothecarry Brands

Whitney Beatty, Apothecarry Brands As my knowledge of cannabis expanded, I became a proponent of the herb… Describe yourself and what you do. I’m a mother and a curator and a designer and a party planner, and a producer and a lover of all things beautiful.  I’m CEO and Founder of Apothecarry Brands,  a purveyor…

Her Canna Q&A with Kristen Williams, Hempsley Health

Kristen Williams:  “My goal is to normalize the cannabis plant in the context of a healthy and responsible Midwestern lifestyle…” Describe yourself and what you do. I am a lifestyle designer and educator determined to help end cannabis prohibition. I’ve been working in the cannabis industry for over three years as a graphic designer, focused…

Her Canna Q&A With Leone Posod and Cindy

Leone Posod and Cindy, Treat Yourself, Inc. “We believe that cannabis not only treats a plethora of ailments, we also find that it helps us tune in to more subtle messages from our bodies.” –Leone Describe yourself and what you do. LEONE:  I am a lover of nature and enjoy spending time outside as often…

Her Canna Q&A with Laurie Wolf, Laurie and MaryJane

Laurie Wolf, Laurie and MaryJane “I love cannabis, and this crazy business.” Describe yourself and what you do. I am, as the New Yorker said, “The Martha Stewart of Edibles!” That kind of was what I wanted to be, so I am pleased and amazed. Our award winning company, Laurie and MaryJane, makes “high” quality edibles….

Her Canna Q&A with Dr. Michele Ross, IMPACT Network

Dr. Michele Ross, IMPACT Network “Cannabis is a feminine, healing plant that can help us from birth to death.” Describe yourself and what you do. I’m a neuroscientist and leader in cannabinoid medicine. As founder of IMPACT Network, a 501c3 nonprofit based in Denver, Colorado, I Improve Marijuana Policy and Accelerate Cannabinoid Therapeutics through clinical…

Her Canna Q&A with Ophelia Chong

Ophelia Chong, Stock Pot Images My hope for women of color in the cannabis industry is to hold fast and hard. We need to push to be heard, and our opinion matters, we are the consumers, the makers, the mavens of the word of mouth. How would you describe yourself and what you do? I am a curator…

Her Canna Q&A with Adelia Carrillo, Direct Cannabis Network

Adelia Carrillo, Direct Cannabis Network “When it comes to cannabis exploration, I would say to educate yourself and to really see how cannabis helps you.” Describe yourself and what you do. I am a tech geek who loves entrepreneurship and innovation mix that with hardworking, loyal and big hearted. I believe in empowering others and…