Join Wendy Love Edge as she interviews cannabis consultant, strategic advisor/planner and activist Lelehnia DuBois.
Here is her bio:
Using a lifetime of cannabis experience and well-developed problem-solving skills to help businesses navigate the cannabis industry.
Lelehnia has advised in the development of cannabis businesses from seed to retail, developed product lines, launched the Emerald Triangle edition of Sensi Magazine, and serves as a county commissioner.
Her extensive experience has helped her clients successfully navigate through the complex challenges a new industry can create.
Lelehnia Dubois grew up in two worlds. Her father lived on the Southern California beaches, while her mother had her homesteading in the Northern California mountains. She has witnessed raids, family homelessness, death, abuse, all results of the drug war, making her not want anything to do with cannabis as a adult. In 1999, she sustained a life-changing spinal cord injury and began to implement the alternative healing tools her mother taught her after seeing western medicines were not working. Cannabis was one of those tools. Lelehnia, now believes the plant is a large part of her ability to thrive and sees it as a vehicle to help create positive change in the world.
In 2005, she started growing her own medicine and became a provider for a local dispensary. After 9 years in the medical market, she became the first Chair and President of a political organization, California Cannabis Voice Humboldt (CCVH), playing a key role in bringing local cannabis farmers, business owners, and politicians to the same table.
By 2020, Lelehnia had sponsored a cannabis education spot that aired on national networks, co-developed a 4-permit manufacturing project in Humboldt County, launched a magazine in the Emerald Triangle, and became the advisor and a co-founder of an Artificial Intelligence cannabis dosing project. While helping numerous companies navigate the complex California cannabis market. Lelehnia continues to help her cannabis community transition by educating on the culture behind cannabis though her online communities Women Empowered in Cannabis: Supply Chain and Humboldt Grace: A Community Gathering Place. Lelehnia recently became Chair of the Humboldt County Human Rights Commission. As a commissioner, she has provided leadership to her greater community as Chair of the county Human Trafficking Fund and is conducting the Human Rights Cannabis Inquiry. This year Lelehnia was listed as one of Green Market Reports top 100+ Women In Weed for 2020.
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