Dasheeda Dawson

Dasheeda Dawson

The Weed Head, Global Cannabis Advocate, Executive Strategist and Visionary “My journey to cannabis legally started in 2016, and it was through something that was relatively catastrophic. My mom unexpectedly passed away from liver cancer. She was my only parent, and...
Nurturing a New Market: Karli Warner

Nurturing a New Market: Karli Warner

When I met Karli Warner of the very successful California edibles brand Garden Society, I expected someone unlike myself who would intimidate me with her vast knowledge of cannabis and give me the latest pitch of why her product is the best. After all, this is the...
Jo’s Journey: A pregnancy essay

Jo’s Journey: A pregnancy essay

A personal Essay on Mental Health, Pregnancy, and Cannabis When I found out I was pregnant last fall, I immediately stopped medicating with cannabis, as I had done in my first pregnancy years earlier. Before the first one, which was in 2013, I’d been partaking a few...
Q&A with Dahlia Mertens, Mary Jane’s Medicinals

Q&A with Dahlia Mertens, Mary Jane’s Medicinals

Dahlia Mertens, creator of Mary Jane Medicinals lives a life we want.  She’s perched up on Colorado’s Western Slope, yet nestled comfortably in the small mountain town of Telluride. She is a dog lover extraordinaire, and she is a thriving entrepreneur who has created...
West Coast Women: Tina Gordon

West Coast Women: Tina Gordon

Tina Gordon is a Northern California cannabis cultivator in southern Humboldt County. A former music industry guru and current documentary filmmaker, Gordon transitioned from city life to the sweet solitude of mountain life in 2007 after taking over a 40-acre stretch...