Inspiring The Next Generation Of Cannabis Entrepreneurs
California Cannabis Advocates was created to change the stigma against cannabis medicine and end the negative perceptions of cannabis patients. We help businesses understand how cannabis affects their patient community, and how their civic community understands them. We pride ourselves in our relationships–building strong ties outside the cannabis community to Flip the Script for cannabis perception.
Felicia is a long time cannabis patient, a patient advocate, cannabis educator, activist, and community organizer. While holding such positions as patient access director, collective operations manager, patient liaison/community engagement coordinator she realized the need for more accountability for the medicine with education being the key. Having worked with countless California patients, caregivers, dispensaries and cannabis industry investors to find the best methods to ensure patients get knowledgeable information, quality medicine, and that compassion remains in California Compassionate Use Act. In 2013 she was honored by being named one of The Advocate Magazine’s 40 under 40 LGBT leaders for her work in Cannabis.
Andrew is a lifelong progressive and longtime community organizer. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in history and a focus in political science, and has applied that perspective to the culture surrounding cannabis. He has worked in the cannabis industry as a consultant,quality and production control manager, caregiver, patient access director, collective operations manager, and community organizer. He believes in access to self-directed health care and has fought for his own health through the biomedical arena. He is a medical cannabis patient in the state of California.
As cannabis evolves, you need someone working in the community on your behalf. A “community lobbyist” to bring your product and business interests to patients and community leaders. You can delegate responsibilities of brand image, relationship building, and marketing to us as you focus on growing your core business.
With the cannabis marketplace constantly changing, CCA’s consultations assist anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of cannabis and how it applies to them.
Types Of Consultations:
- Individual : Click Here To View Our Individual Consulting Handout PDF
As the current “cause-based commerce” financial system shifts toward wider investment into alternative therapies, CCA works with cannabis brands in non-traditional marketplaces and arranges introductions to various patient communities seeking a better understanding of the benefits for their communities.
CCA believes that all communities deserve information about cannabis. We focus on educating marginalized communities to create a better understanding of cannabis medicine, creating lines of intersectionality that provide for the best experience surrounding cannabis.