It isn’t an uncommon belief that most young millennials stepping into the cannabis industry have had at least one personal experience with marijuana. Hope Wiseman opposes the stereotype of ganjaprenuers indefinitely by being the first African American woman to own a dispensary in the state of Maryland without a history of using cannabis recreationally herself. In her early 20’s, the young and educated Hope Wiseman sought no other than her mother to embark on her journey into the cannabis industry, and she’s only getting her feet wet!
For those of you who don't know, Mama Sailene is a force to be reckoned with in the cannabis community. As an industry veteran, Sailene's name rings bells amongst many on the social media scene for being a beautiful middle-aged woman who enjoys medicating and spreading positive vibes but her reputation and involvement in the cannabis community goes back as many as three decades. This woman has lived through the prohibition of marijuana like we all have but she has taken the lemons and made lemon kush while walking on eggshells to abide by state and federal laws.
When you mention the name 'Liv Alexander,' a couple of things may come to mind. To some, she may be recognized more for her characters in their favorite movies. Others may know her as the beautiful face of the popular instagram account, @weed.bae. Her name rings bells as an accomplished actress, a dominating ganjapreneur and an all around down to earth, hard working woman.
Ashley Manta has taken two of her favorite activities, combined them and perfected the craft of using cannabis as an aid to sexual pleasure. Her bright, bubbly personality and honest information makes her the ideal educator when it comes to sex and cannabis. Ashley Manta is the epitome of turning negatives into positives, using cannabis as a sexual stimulation and pleasure.
In October, we introduced you to a star college football player who decided to indulge in the canna-business industry. His story of using cannabis as medicine as opposed to the prescribed opioids by his school, Treyous Jarrells excelled as a football player and student at Colorado State University. Before he met the repercussions of his cannabis use by his coaches, Jarrells resigned from the CSU Rams and followed his passion of horticulture. However, his transition from being a star running back to a ganjapreneur was not smooth sailing.
The name "Lil Debbie" rings bells when it comes to her west coast hip hop bangers. The Bay Area native has been spreading her love for cannabis through her music and is now taking a leap into the marijuana industry as an idolized female ganjaprenuer. Lil Debbie is a go-getting, multi-talented cannabis advocate and ganjapreneur.
Can cannabis improve your athleticism? Stereotypically, marijuana tends to make people lazy and unmotivated but for Treyous Jarrells, cannabis is quite the opposite. Treyous has excelled as a football player from his younger years until he became a star player for the Colorado State University Rams, but has since retired his jersey to follow his ganjaprenuerial dreams and venture into the marijuana industry. An inspirational African American young man, Treyous Jarrells is a proud and responsible herbalist making a major impact in the cannabis industry.
Despite how the media may be twisting her story, altering her image or trying to ruin her reputation - Charlo Greene is holding her head high while still fighting prison time and for cannabis rights for the community.
In order to puff, puff, pass, you have to give the joint to the herbalist on your left. But, have you ever thought of giving marijuana to someone a little less fortunate? Joints For The Homeless is the ultimate herbalists perfect way to involve themselves in a charity effort.
There's thousands of edible marijuana treats out there to try, but not all of them are made legally or properly and lets face it; some of them just don't taste good! As an advocate that feels strongly about the importance of proper dosage and accurate measurements, Jeff the 420 Chef has shared his recipes, catered his food and taught classes to herbalists all over the country.
Last February, The Higher Content honored Brandy & Tres Johnson. Tres suffers from a rare congenital disorder called Diprosopus which causes all or parts of the face are duplicated. With no known cure and a short life expectancy, Tres has defied the odds, shocked plenty of doctors and made it to his 12th birthday with the amazing care of his mother, Brandy, his father, Josh, and brothers Trent and Nico.
Remember Brandy Johnson, mother of Tres who suffers from Diprosopus? We interviewed Brandy about her and her sons struggles to find adequate treatment for the rare disease he suffers from. Read Brandy's informative and passionate testimony of her experience being the mother to a son who suffers from Diprosopus and intractable epilepsy. Herbalists, activists and marijuana patients can relate to her emotional, factual plea to legalize cannabis.
You may have heard about the Alaskan news reporter who made headlines last year for quitting her broadcasting job on live television, concluding her final news segment by saying, "Fuck it, I quit!" Charlo Greene has been a phenomenal influence. As a the founder and CEO of both the Alaska Cannabis Club and GoGreene, she is an admirable ganjaprenuer and marijuana activist, loved and respected by the cannabis community.
As the cannabis community rapidly grows across the country and marijuana businesses pop up daily, the Boondock Alchemist stepped on the scene and shut the East Coast concentrate competition down! Boondock Alchemist is on his way to becoming one of the prominent extractors originating from the Northeast region of the Beast Coast.
An educated individual with a wide network of herbalists, Bobby Nuggz is a prestigious cannabis activist, journalist and event coordinator making major moves for the East Coast cannabis community. From writing about cannabis to organizing groundbreaking marijuana events, Bobby Nuggz is the true definition of a ganjapreneur.
As two ganjapreneurs who are not only passionate about skin care but the use of the properties of cannabis, BudSuds is the most highly recommended soap dealer in the cannabis industry. Who would've thought that hemp would be so good for your skin?
The East Coast finally has a respectable grower who has a true appreciation for cannabis. Rhode Island's Finest, also known as RI_Finest, is a humble and generous person with immaculate growing skills. The grower has taken his passion for cannabis and made a career out of providing top shelf meds for Rhode Island patients.
It's one thing to be a female herbalist, it's another to be a female who actually grows the weed she smokes. @SheSmokesJoints has taken her passion for cannabis and turned it into her career.
If you're an herbalist who expresses their love for cannabis through their apparel, you must already know about and possibly even have a few Push Trees t-shirts. @Dope_as_yola and @Stoner_dottie are herbalists from California who have taken their passion for marijuana and used their creativity, talents and bright personalities to create a lifestyle brand for proud cannabis community members.
Read an update of what the Pot Brothers @ Law have been up to during their Honored Herbalist month and listen to an exclusive performance of the slam poem, "Am I Being Detained, Or Am I Free To Go?"
Whether charged or set free, dealing with the police when it comes to marijuana is intimidating, inconvenient and unnecessary. Thankfully, the cannabis community has been blessed with two attorneys at law who are more than willing to help protect herbalists like yourself. The Pot Brothers at Law offer consulting and representation services in California as well as tips and advice to anyone in need.
Since concentrated cannabis was introduced to the community, almost every herbalist can claim they've either wanted to try dabbing or already has. Whatever the case, dabbing has become a beloved form of getting high to herbalists in the cannabis community. The creators of the smallest, fastest extraction machine, Mr. Extractor, have done years of experimenting with the production of concentrates to ultimately innovate a safe and reliable cannabis extractor.
Sarai Knowledge is the genius who co-created Kush Kakery, the home of the original Kush Cake Pops. The multi-talented ganjapreneur has battled with epilepsy, started her own business and has been recognized as Miss HighTimes January 2015. Sarai Knowledge is an admirable herbalist and songwriter with her Masters degree in business, and an all around positive woman.
Marijuana has been ground up and rolled in papers and blunt wraps for decades. It's about time that someone spiced things up a bit and made a trend out of creative rolling! Tony Greenhand is the master at the art of creating joints that resemble everyday things. He has taken his passion for cannabis to another level, using rolling papers to construct the most immaculate joints into some impressive shapes. Tony Greenhand has made his mark in the cannabis community as an expert creative roller with an immense amount of entrepreneurial potential.
When Brandy Johnson gave birth to her son Tres, she had no idea that her third child would be born with an extremely rare disorder. Tres suffers from Diprosopus, a congenital disorder in which all or parts of the face are duplicated. Since the day Tres was born, Brandy has been a courageous and determined mother and has continued to be an exceptional parent with a newfound educated defiance against pessimistic doctors and anti-cannabis advocates. Read and listen to Part II of their miracle story.
When Brandy Johnson gave birth to her son Tres, she had no idea that her third child would be born with an extremely rare disorder. Tres suffers from Diprosopus, a congenital disorder in which all or parts of the face are duplicated. Since the day Tres was born, Brandy has been a courageous and determined mother and has continued to be an exceptional parent with a newfound educated defiance against pessimistic doctors and anti-cannabis advocates.
An admirable ganjapreneur, Dr. Dina has worked with various doctors and patients. She finds great importance in educating and explaining cannabis dosage to her patients, with tips and tricks up her sleeve to help with consuming all forms of cannabis to make the medicine work for you and ultimately enjoy it.
The Higher Content had the pleasure of interviewing a fierce female medical marijuana consultant who has been rapidly growing and gaining attention in the cannabis community. Dr. Dina is a California native who has seen the miracles that cannabis is capable of first hand and has since dedicated her career to enlightening, educating and being apart of the marijuana movement.