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Whitney Beatty

Josephine & Billies

Whitney Beatty is a dynamic former reality television development exec turned cannabis entrepreneur. Her cannabis storage company Apothecarry Brands, Inc. was selected for the first cohort of Canopy San Diego cannabis business accelerator and won the ArcView Groups 2017 Los Angeles pitch prize. Whitney’s newest endeavor is as founder and CEO of Josephine & Billie’s, the first dispensary catered to the recreational and medicinal needs of women of color. Its name pays homage to Josephine Baker and Billie Holiday, two black women who were demonized for cannabis use. J&B was selected as the first investment for the TPCO Social Equity Fund, and recently partnered with Off The Charts. Whitney is an advocate for women and women of color in the cannabis space, and has spoken extensively on her experiences bootstrapping to MVP, females fundraisers in the cannabis space and cannabis social equity and has been featured in Forbes, Inc, LA times, NYT, SXSW, Essence, TIME, Wall Street Journal and Entrepreneur. She also serves as VP for Supernova Women and the Cannabis Equity Retailers Association.

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Events featuring Whitney Beatty
Events featuring Whitney Beatty