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Black Canadians in Cannabis Webinar
Black Canadians in Cannabis Webinar sets out to celebrate Black Canadians in the cannabis space. ⠀ Topics:⠀ ● Social Equity Antuanette Gomez - https://www.instagram.com/antuanetteg/ & https://www.instagram.com/pleasure_peaks/ Omar Rodney - https://www.instagram.com/organjasociety/ Justin Reid - https://www.instagram.com/Just_areal12/ Derrick Dudley - https://www.instagram.com/derrick_dudley/ ● Economic Barriers⠀ Moderator: Vivianne Wilson (https://www.instagram.com/greenportstore/) Speakers: Ashley Athill (https://www.instagram.com/hrvstr.ca/) & (https://www.instagram.com/ash_bash__/) Keenan Pascal (https://www.instagram.com/tokennaturals/) & (https://www.instagram.com/keenanpascal/ ) Barrington Miller (https://www.instagram.com/canadianexchange/) & (https://www.linkedin.com/in/barrington-miller-593b2b1a/) Drew Henson (https://www.instagram.com/mytoqi/) ● Black Womxn & Intersectionality⠀ Moderator: Vivianne Wilson (https://www.instagram.com/greenportstore/) Speakers: Khadisha Thornhill (https://www.instagram.com/afrocannadabudsistas/) & (https://www.instagram.com/ms_weedwiki/) MizD (https://www.instagram.com/Dvibz/) Necole Hines (https://www.instagram.com/fadedliving/)
Cannabis Forward | Social Equity in Practice
This event is being co-produced and co-hosted by Cannabis Forward and DiversityTalk and made possible with sponsorship from Shopify. 6:00-6:15 pm - Welcome + Event Overview Ika Washington of DiversityTalk and Jay Rosenthal of Business of Cannabis 6:15-6:45 pm - Panel 1 | Social and Culture: Social Impacts of Cannabis Legalization Omar Rodney, President + Founder, Organja Cannabis Society Hawa Hernandez-El Fayed, CEO, Queens Inspire Kings Justin Reid, Consultant, Cannabis Sommelier + Educator Moderator: Rebecca Brown, Founder + CEO, Crowns Agency 6:45-7:15 pm - Panel 2 | Social Corporate Responsibility Carmya Sa'd, Lawyer + Executive Director, NORML Canada Jerome Hoyte, Managing Partner, White Ash Group Mimi Lam, Co-Founder + CEO, Superette Moderator: Omar Yar Khan, National Cannabis Sector Lead, Hill+Knowlton Strategies 7:15-8:30 pm - One-on-One Networking About DiversityTalk DiversityTalk is a platform and network for minorities to engage in opportunities in global markets, with a particular focus on the legal Cannabis and Healthcare markets. Our mission is to empower and create safe(R) spaces for minorities to share their stories and ideas. Through collaboration, our workshops, events, blogs and podcasts aim to dispel and mitigate stigma that continues to discriminate individuals. We are committed to creating safe(R) spaces and platforms that appropriately represent individuals and their interests from a diverse range of backgrounds and intersections. We are a network, founded by minorities for minorities. This is DiversityTalk's mission to bring people together who are often straddling on the margins of society. About Cannabis Forward Cannabis Forward is a nationwide cannabis professional networking series. Part of Business of Cannabis, Cannabis Forward was previously Leaf Forward with meet-ups throughout Canada. The series has moved completely virtual, and aims to drive engaging conversations for the cannabis industry and the professionals in it. As well, Cannabis Forward aims to be a place where people connect, network, learn and engage with one another.
Racism & Diversity in the Cannabis Industry I The Cannabis Review Show #8 Ika Washington
In this episode, Patrick McCartan chats to Ika Washington about diversity and racism in the Cannabis Industry. Talking points below. 3:00 - Ika's journey into the cannabis industry 5:00 - Juneteenth 7:00 - Ika's experience doing business in the U.K and Ireland 10:00 - Diversity at cannabis events 13:00 - Brands that are vocal in supporting black lives matter 19:00 - Allyship in the industry 23:00 - Black leaders in the industry 24:00 - Brands to support 26:00 - the cannabis experience in Ireland 30:00 - Actions that can be taken to evolve the cannabis industry 34:00 - Ika's two favourite cannabis brands ✔ Subscribe to The Cannabis Review Show on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0SKkF7C... ✔ Follow Patrick McCartan on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-j... ✔ For more on Regennabis: go to https://regennabis.com/ ✔ Subscribe to Regennabis on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2Ym... Regennabis on Social Media: ► Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/regennabis ► Like on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/regennabis ► Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/regennabis Irish Media Network (IMN) on Social Media: ► Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/irmedianetwork ► Like on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/irishmediane... ► Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/irishmedian... ✔ Subscribe to IMN on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAX4... ✔ For more IMN, sign up at: https://www.irishmedianetwork.com/ #hemp #cbd #thc #marijuana #cannabisnews #cannabisbusiness #regennabis #regeneration #corporations #cannabis #hempindustry #IMNCannabisReview #thecannabisreview #medicalcannabis #imn #regennabis #edhanbidge #hemptech #europeancannabis #cannabismedia #cannabiscontent #irishmedianetwork #cannabis #cannabisindustry #cbd #cannabisbusiness #marijuana #thc #hemp #cannabisnews #cannabinoids #medicalcannabis #regennabis #socialequity
Cannabis Today – Ika Washington – London Canna Group | CBD Influence
In this #CannabisToday interview, we speak with Ika Washington, of London Canna Group and Cannabis In Colour. –– Ika is a well known cannabis and hemp advocate and qualified professional. Currently working on managing the Europe Canna Expo, London, 2020, Ika is a young innovative woman, working with many venture and having substantial experience within the #cannabis industry. Check out what she had to say! –– All relevant links to this video and our company below. –– Cannabis Today is a series of interviews, with cannabis professionals, advocates, investors, event organisers, influencers, producers, shops, dispensaries, other industry players. The interviews are being conducted throughout our company's formative stages, during 2019/2020. The purpose of the interviews is to give an insight into today's growing legal cannabis and #hemp industry, by highlighting the experiences, views and opinions of those driving the industry forward. –– Thanks for watching! Just, one more thing... Please dont forget to like, comment, share, subscribe! –– IKA WASHINGTON LINKS: https://europecbdexpo.co.uk http://diversitytalk.world https://cannabisincolour.com –– CBD INFLUENCE LINKS: https://cbdinfluence.network https://instagram.com/cbdinfluence https://twitter.com/cbdinfluence #hemp #hempfarming #cannabissativaextract #cannabisismedicine #cannabisteacher #cannabisforhealth #cannabiseducation #maltacannabizsummit #cannabisincolour #diversitytalks #londoncannagroup #cbd #cbdinfluence CBD INFLUENCE INTRO: Vape Instructions – Airklipz & Edward Splifforhands (Prod. Ena Ghee) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55Fzeqbp4OM