This week we will be keekeeying it up with the beautiful, driven, and beautifully driven Tangayika, CEO of Jayn Green and my new dental care product provider lol. I met her online, and was so amazed by her spirit and knowledge. Get that lunch warmed up, it's time to meet another queen in cannabis!
She's on the Executive Board of the Michigan Democratic Party Cannabis Caucus, Metro Detroit Regional Chapter Chair, President of the Michigan Chapter of Minorities for Medical Marijuana, market leader for two Michigan chapters of Women Grow, MJ Freeway affiliate, aaaaand she had a huge hand in Michigan getting recently legalized! (To read more about Michigan's legalization, click here)
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".
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.
Meet Annamaria Enenajor, a partner with Ruby Shiller & Enenajor, Barristers in Toronto, Canada! Her firm's focus is civil law, criminal defense, and constitutional law. What caught my attention were her opinions on the drastic changes to Toronto drug laws in this great Viceland article about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new marijuana bill.
High and happy Women in Cannabis Wednesday!! I can't stress this enough. If you want to be successful in the cannabis industry you must be an advocate. After all, you want to enter an industry that is federally illegal and inaccessible to underrepresented demographics. Such as minorities. Meet Roz McCarthy, founder and CEO of Minorities …
The last thing that most people even think about when starting their business or organization is the trash! Recycling cannabis products and waste is a crucial initiative every cannabis business should consider. Laura was definitely limitless when she started CWR, and is an advocate regarding environmental protection and the potential money making opportunities in this field!
Meet Iyana Edouard, creator of Kush & Cute hemp and CBD-infused skin care products! She is blowing the industry over with her unique product line, plus her advocacy! Being a medical cannabis patient herself, she noticed there was little to no presence of Black women in the industry.
Meet Chirlane McCray, creator of ThriveNYC which is the most comprehensive mental health plan in the history of this nation! She's also the First Lady of New York City! She has an extensive background in public service, philanthropy, and advocacy for immigration, mental health, and now cannabis!
High blogees! It's Wednesday. You know what it is. Let's get to it. I'm too geeked! I try to get you the best and only the best, and this week I promise I delivered! Today Clear As Smoke welcomes Zairilla Bacon, celebrity cannachef and a Chicago native! Known as the "Bacon Bitch," Zairilla is quickly …