With over two decades of experience in the natural foods retail industry, and alternative medicine and wellness, Mary Olivar has devoted herself to being a passionate advocate of health, wellness and wellbeing. Her broad breadth of experience in food, nutrition, health, and medicine has given her a keen sense of emerging trends and demographic preferences and buying patterns, as well as an excellent ability to evaluate brand and product strength and viability in emerging wellness markets. After a career focused on promoting health, Mary has now turned her attention to world of medical cannabis.
A California native with a New England classical education, Mary has also lived in New Mexico; Colorado; and North Carolina. She currently very happily resides in Austin, Texas, where is tremendously excited to shape the future of the legal cannabis industry.
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