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Jul 18

Connecting Cannabis, Social Justice, and Women’s Wellness

July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT

Why is social justice and equity such an important topic when it comes to cannabis legalization?

*The show will have live closed captioning provided by Zoom.

Why is social justice and equity such an important topic when it comes to cannabis legalization?

On this episode of “The Ellementa Show,” we’ll discuss the impacts of injustice and inequity on women’s wellness with Marie Montmarquet, Co-founder of MD Numbers, Inc. We’ll also talk about how women are key to healing the deep wounds within our communities.

Learn what you can do to support social equity/justice causes and support the movement.

ABOUT MARIE MONTMARQUET

Marie Montmarquet, Co-founder of MD Numbers, Inc. Marie Montmarquet is co-founder of MD Numbers, Inc., a family of vertically integrated cannabis brands — MD Farms, Marie’s Deliverables, and Legacy Coterie — that provide a range of goods and services to the California supply chain, retail customers, and equity community. Marie is a legacy cannabis operator who’s been passionate about the plant for over 13 years. Her cannabis business expertise and equity activism have put her in the national spotlight. After graduating from the University of Tennessee with a B.A. in Political Science and Psychology, she moved to California from Nashville in 2010. Over the last decade, Marie has created several successful cannabis businesses along with her brother Allen Hackett with whom she co-founded MD Numbers, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Marie and Allen are also minority owners of Cannabis Express, having helped build one of the Bay Area’s biggest delivery providers. In addition to developing and scaling successful cannabis businesses, Marie is focused on being an advocate for social justice and equity in the industry. She’s an advisor to the cannabis equity program for Success Centers and offers monthly tours to MD Farms for equity applicants. Marie’s goals for 2020 are to expand MD Numbers and MD Farms’ capacity, develop new properties, and build more equity brands; advising, supporting and championing equity in every way possible.

Our Host:

Aliza Sherman is a web pioneer and author of 12 books including “Cannabis and CBD for Health and Wellness.” In 1995, she started the first woman-owned Internet company, Cybergrrl, Inc., and the first global Internet networking organization for women, Webgrrls International. Newsweek named her one of the “Top People Who Matter Most on the Internet” in 1995. In 2009, Fast Company called her one of the “Most Powerful Women in Technology.” Aliza’s early work on the Internet helped pave the way for today’s web industry. Today, she is host of The Ellementa Show, a video and audio podcast on women’s alternatives to wellness.

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