So, What’s Next For Illinois?

On the heels of governor elect J.B. Pritzker's official inauguration into office on January 14, the conversation about cannabis is getting real. With the topic being one of his hot button campaign focuses, Pritzker promised Illinois voters to legalize recreational use along with expanding the medical cannabis program. 

#WCW-Margeaux Bruner

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) 

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-Kiah Tolliver (Audio)

This proud U.S. Navy veteran has an extensive background in computer software and technology development. Just last year she left her position as a .NET developer for Cardinal Innovations Healthcare to join her husband as co-founders of Canna Trax. Did I already mention it's the FIRST Black owned merchant service platform?

#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. 

Congratulations Canada!

With Uruguay being the only other country to have legalized recreational cannabis use for adults, what was the hot-button reason for Canada? Trudeau expressed in a tweet the accessibility of cannabis to children and the profitability for criminals was the reason behind legalization. In other words, when you legalize, you can regulate!

#WCW-Chirlane McCray

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!