#WCW-Scheril Murray Powell, Esq

Today's Women in Cannabis Wednesday feature is a woman who has inspired me for a long time. Since she is the General Counsel for Minorities for Medical Marijuana, I have had access to her wisdom through my participation in the organization. AAAANNND, she was recently awarded the Cannabis Business Awards Industry MVP of 2018!

Michelle Obama Talks Cannabis Use, Texas State Rep Sponsors Cannabis Bill, and

In an ABC News interview, Robin Roberts asked First Lady Michelle Obama why she decided to reveal, briefly, previous cannabis use in her memoir, "Becoming Michelle Obama." Her response, "Everybody had something that they had to work through, something that they were figuring out. Why would I hide that from the next generation?” The book, …

#WCW-Torie Marshall (Audio)

She is a mom, educator, chef, holistic nutritionist, cultivator and cannabis advocate for the socially and economically disadvantaged. Born in Washington D.C., and being the last child of 17, Torie comes from a household where the cannabis plant was no hidden secret from her, but away that some family members unknowingly self-medicated due to PTSD.

#WCW-Mama Ifrica

The Queen has produced such singles such as "Randy" and "Boxers and Stockings" which are a mainstay on local airwaves. Her music shows strong ties to her Rastafarian beliefs as most of her lyrics are laced with these principles. She has also amassed a large following due to the raw nature of her lyrics as she is not afraid to put her own struggles on display as is evident by songs such as "Daddy" and "Below the Waist".  

The Endocannabinoid System-Part One

Our bodies have different systems, like the digestive system or circulatory system. What your elementary schoolbooks may have missed was the ECS.  Probably because it took up until 1964 for the system to be discovered (I think my school books were published before that. Damned public school system).

#WCW-Yolanda Goff (Audio)

Meet Yolanda Goff, Founder and CEO of Vitality Consultant, Chief Creative Officer at Healthy Church People Wellness and Business Development Executive at HCPN Alliance. In addition to being an entrepreneur, she's a wellness educator, motivator, and business consultant. What I found so unique about Yolanda is her approach to cannabis in the religious community. Additionally, she is an advocate for more people of color to be have equity and decriminalization in medical cannabis.

#TerpeneTuesday-Caring Caryophyllene

Meet caryophyllene, the terpene so serene lol! The scientific name is beta-caryophyllene, so let's call it BCP for time's sake. BCP is an amazing terpene, for one because it doubles as a cannabinoid and two, it's the only terpene found in ALL strains of cannabis. Matter of fact, it's the terpene that drug-sniffing K-9 dogs are trained to sniff out, stay woke!

#WCW-Dasheeda Dawson (Audio)

Let's get to know Dasheeda Dawson, powerhouse CEO of MJM Strategy, co-founder of Cannabis Education Advocacy Symposium and Expo, and fellow blogger of the WeedHead blog and interim Executive Director of the New Jersey Cannabis Commission.