This week WeedWeek hosted our second Recharge L.A. event featuring talks by some very smart, plugged-in cannabis insiders.

Thanks again to our terrific sponsors SoapBox SampleHawke Media and Meadow!

  • Keynote speaker nancy whiteman, CEO and Founder, Wana Brands (“#1 US infused products brand by revenue” according to a November 2018 report by BDS): “Back in the day … it was predominantly a young male market. Now the fastest segments are female and skewing older.”
  • nicole elliott, Senior advisor on cannabis in California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Office of Business and Economic Development: “I’m interested in approaching enforcement in a way that doesn’t repeat all the mistakes made during the “War on Drugs.”
  • (Our full interview with Elliott will be on an upcoming episode of the WeedWeek podcast.)
  • bryce berryessa, Founder, La Vida Verde; Board member. California Cannabis Manufacturers Association:“If you are thinking about getting into this industry now, make sure it is something you love. The road is a lot more tenuous and difficult than it used to be.”

We were also lucky to hear from:
elizabeth ashford, Senior director, Eaze
rashaan everettGoodTreeLA
david hua, CEO, Meadow
gavin kogan, CEO, Grupo Flor

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Watch this space for info on future WeedWeek events.