Wanda James

CEO
Simply Pure

Ms. James is the CEO of Simply Pure Dispensary and the

managing partner at the Cannabis Global Initiative (CGI), a

marketing and consulting firm that specializes in public relations,

regulation and political outreach. The company is dedicated to

consistently providing innovative solutions through strategic

alliances, and message development surrounding the

decriminalization and legalization of cannabis.

Ms. James is a leading advocate in the cannabis industry. She and

her husband were the first African Americans licensed to own a

medical marijuana dispensary in Colorado, and the cutting edge

cannabis edible company, Simply Pure.

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