Joseph Chicas is a social policy expert that guides leading cannabis companies through licensing, compliance and growth strategies. He is the lead policy contributor for Nugl and is a published author. He serves as the Executive Director of Cannabis Advising Partners and is a former policy professor from the University of Southern California. He also led the creation of LA Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Veterans Affairs, which had not been in existence in LA since World War 2 . His articles focus on emerging cannabis policy issues from social equity, global licensing trends to investment strategies. Joseph obtained his BA from UCLA and his Master’s Degree from USC.
Vanessa Macias is the Co-Founder and CEO of Dust To Diamonds, a wellness lifestyle brand out of Southern California. She is studying for her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Devry University and has over 7 years of entrepreneurial experience. She also has a background in fitness training, nutrition coaching and is a published author. With a passion for writing, she believes in providing engaging content to better serve her cannabis community through health, wealth and cannabis-integrated wellness.
Julie Farha is a recognized intuition expert, intuitive insight coach, speaker, corporate trainer, and author. She understands the importance of intuition and passes her knowledge onto others by teaching people, entrepreneurs, and companies to apply intuitive thinking to their everyday lives.
Michael Ashworth is getting his Master’s in Technical Communication at Northeastern University and has a BA in English from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, California. He’s native to San Diego and enjoys writing for the Cannabis Industry and supporting its content.
Rebecca is a cannabis and health industry consultant who frequently writes about the latest trends in the industry with only one motive that is to create awareness about healthy living. She has been writing for a long time now and is becoming a recognized name in the cannabis industry.
Serge Chistov is Chief Financial Partner for the Honest Marijuana Co., and is a Cannabis Industry Expert. His articles focus on technology, innovation, and current political relations. Honest Marijuana has been a leader in cannabis innovation since it’s inception, and with an organic approach to the growth, production, and packaging of cannabis, the company launched the first-ever organic hemp wrapped machine rolled blunts. Honest Marijuana has patented Nanobidiol Technology and is the first company to bring THC-O-Acetate technology and products to market.