Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Wanda James

Cannabis Global Initiative

Ms. James is the managing partner in Cannabis Global Initiative (CGI), a marketing and consulting firm that specializes in PR, strategic alliances, regulation, message development, and media planning efforts surrounding the decriminalization and legalization of cannabis. A leading advocate in the cannabis industry and one of the first people to own a medical marijuana dispensary in Colorado, and the owner of an edible company, Simply Pure, Wanda’s political and professional work on cannabis reform has led to her being featured her in numerous national and international shows including Smile Jamaica, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, CBS Sunday Morning Holiday Special, “Eat, Drink and be Merry” and on CNBC’s Marijuana USA. Ms. James past clients have included Jared Polis for Congress in Colorado’s CD2 and Lt. Colonel Jay Fawcett for Congress in Colorado’s CD5. In 2008, Ms. James was appointed to President Obama’s National Finance Committee.

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