Ricky Williams Retired NFL Running Back and Heisman Trophy Winner
Winner of the 64th Heisman Trophy and a two-time All-American, Ricky Williams had a highly decorated college career as a record-setting running back at the University of Texas. In 1999, the New Orleans Saints traded eight picks for the right to select Ricky in the first round of the draft; it was...
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Dr. Dave Hepburn Medutainer & Award-Winning Columnist
Considered one of the nation’s top “medutainers”, Dave Hepburn is an award-winning syndicated columnist to more than 100 newspapers across the United States and Canada. He can be seen on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) Canada on Buy.O.Logic. He is the author of the hilarious...
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Randy & Sam the Caveman Lostco The Trailer Park Boys
The Randy and Lahey show is a silly, sexist, drunken hour and a half of songs and skits, audience participation, profanity, Shakespeare, and general hilarity. Over the past eight years it has developed into the fastest moving two man show in the known universe. From Newfoundland to Vancouver Island...
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Jodie Emery Cannabis Culture
Jodie Emery is a cannabis advocate, political activist, and public speaker. She was the owner and operator of Pot TV, Cannabis Culture magazine, headshops, vapour lounges and cannabis stores, but is currently on bail and facing serious charges related to her activism efforts.
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Cody Lindsay The Wellness Solider
My name is Cody Lindsay and I am The Wellness Soldier. I am a Veteran, Chef, Marijuana Advocate, and Father of three children. I joined the Canadian Military in 2001 (Basic Training 0110 B) and I did seven years and two tours. I was Army yet I served my whole time in the Navy. My story starts when...
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Charles Whitfield Best Selling Author & Addictions Specialist
Charles Whitfield MD specializes in psychatry, addiction medicine and trauma psychology. In his clinical practice he frequently recommends cannabidiol (CBD) for opiate (pain killer) and other drug withdrawal, anxiety, stress and sleep. He will discuss how CBD helps in these common medical problems...
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Mara Gordon Aunt Zelda's, Inc.
Mara Gordon – Founder, Aunt Zelda's, Calla Spring Wellness, and Zelda Therapeutics. Mara specializes in the development of treatment protocols utilizing Bio Pharmaceutical grade cannabis extracts for seriously ill patients in California. She co-founded of Aunt Zelda's, Calla Spring...
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Miz D is an artist, advocate and entrepreneur from Vancouver, Canada. As the former local Chapter Chair of Women Grow she offers more than 25 years’ experience in Travel and Tourism, having held senior management positions in both the Casino Gaming and Cruiseline Industries. Working as a...
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Alan Gertner Tokyo Smoke
Alan Gertner is the co-founder and CEO of Tokyo Smoke, a modern lifestyle business that is inclusive of Cannabis. A lover of technology, design and everything in-between, Alan most recently led a $+100M organization at Google in Asia. Alan is a proven leader in strategy and operations, including as...
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Constance Finley Constance Therapeutics
Constance Finley is founder and CEO of Constance Therapeutics, a California Proposition 215 compliant medicinal cannabis company inspired by her personal experience with medicinal cannabis as a means to manage symptoms caused by a rare autoimmune disease. Constance Therapeutics works alongside...
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Dr. Michael Hart Ready To Go Clinic
Dr. Michael Hart was born in St. John's, Newfoundland. From early beginnings, Mike participated in numerous athletic activities, including competitive ice hockey. At the age of 14 he was introduced to weight training and quickly developed a passion for both the sport as well as an affinity for...
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Antuanette Gomez Women Grow Toronto
Antuanette is an International Speaker on Tantra, Cannabis and Psychedelics , She is a Tantric Sex + Relationship Coach and an advocate for Women’s Rights, Gender Equality and Sexual Oppression of Women. Antuanette is a self made business woman born and raised in Toronto, Canada. She has...
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Brian Taylor Cannabis Activist & Politician
Brian has been a cannabis activist since the early 1990s, founder and editor of Cannabis Health Magazine, and three term mayor of a small town Grand Forks BC. Grower since 2000 under various health ministry programs and a current medical marijuana consumer. Creating cannabis bylaws in small...
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John X. Prentice Ample Organics
With an extensive and diverse technological background ranging from digital media and broadcast to medical devices manufacturing, John has a deep understanding of enterprise level infrastructure and the subtle nuances of operating within highly regulated industries. John was recognized as...
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Lily Jamali Financial Journalist & Anchor of Bloomberg Markets Canada
Lily Jamali is an internationally versatile financial journalist who brings a global perspective to Bloomberg TV Canada. Prior to her role as anchor on Bloomberg Markets: Canada, Jamali covered the tech industry and the U.S. West Coast as a San Francisco-based financial journalist for Reuters TV....
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Brady Fletcher TSX Venture Exchange
Brady Fletcher joined TMX Group in October 2016 and is the Managing Director of the TSX Venture Exchange. He is responsible for optimizing the client experience for all issuers and investors, and developing and implementing a multi-faceted strategy to drive sustainable long-term growth in a key...
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Aaron Salz Stoic Advisory Inc.
Aaron is the founder and CEO of Stoic Advisory Inc. (Stoic). Stoic is a Toronto-based consulting firm focused on providing corporate finance expertise to clients in the global cannabis industry. Prior to founding Stoic, Aaron was an Investment Analyst at Interward Asset Management, a specialist...
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Dr. Tishler is a leading expert in the field of Medical Cannabis therapeutics. As an Emergency Physician, he has treated countless alcoholics and drug users. His observation that he had never seen a Cannabis overdose lead Dr. Tishler to delve deeply into the science of Cannabis safety and...
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Alison Gordon Medical Cannabis Industry Strategist
Named one of Canada’s top ten marketers by Marketing Magazine, Alison Gordon is a respected Canadian personality, who has been credited with helping change the face of breast cancer globally. As co-founder and EVP of Rethink Breast Cancer, Alison spent the first 15 years of her career working...
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Jae Park Ample Organics
Jae Park leads sales and business development at Ample Organics. His background is in life sciences with a degree in Neuroscience and Health Studies from the University of Toronto, along with extensive experience in regulatory compliance at Health Canada’s Office of Medical Cannabis and the...
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Barbara Harris Whitfield Consciousness Researcher, Therapist & Author
Barbara Harris is a consciousness researcher, therapist and author of the book The Secrets of Medicinal Marijuana and co-author of 10 books on healing from repeated trauma, the emotional needs of critical care patients and integrating spiritual experiences. She spent six years at the University of...
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Dan Stein Barrister, Criminal Defence
Dan Stein has been a criminal defence lawyer for over 15 years. His focus is serious criminal cases, both trials and appeals. He also writes on criminal-legal issues. He works out of the Simcoe Chambers in downtown Toronto. Dan’s practice often involves challenges to laws and police conduct...
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Craig Ex Expert Joints
Craig Ex aka 'The Expert', is the Founder, CEO and President of Expert Joints; as well as the Producer and Star of the weekly weed webcast ‘Expert Joints LIVE!’ After more than twenty-five years in the Cannabis Industry, his mission began with providing ‘well put...
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Bethany Rae Flower & Freedom
Bethany Rae is the founder of Flower & Freedom, a female-focused lifestyle and community, curating and sharing the best of cannabis. A creative fashion designer, fitness enthusiast and world traveller, Bethany is combining these passions into the heart of Flower & Freedom by cultivating...
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Lisa "Mamakind" Journalist, Magazine Editor, Cannabis Sexpert & Author
Lisa "Mamakind" is a counterculture journalist, magazine editor, antiprohibition activist, speaker, MMAR-holder, cannabis sexpert, and author of "SexPot: The Marijuana Lover's Guide to Gettin' It On," and "Happy Buds.". She lived in Israel, and attended the...
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Melissa Rolston Women Grow
Melissa has worked in the health care industry since 2009 and narrowed her focus to medical cannabis in 2013. She has spent her time in the industry consulting clinic startups, assisting on an executive level with an LP application and has acted as a liaison between patients and physicians during...
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Virginia Vidal Mary's Original Coffee & Teas
Virginia Vidal discovered the benefits of medical cannabis more than a decade ago, then faced arrest and criminal charges for using it to relieve her symptoms. As a mother of six concerned about the pungent odor of cannabis smoke, she found her own way to medicate inconspicuously, and turned that...
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Beth Harris Patient Ambassador, Aphria
Beth Harris is a breast cancer survivor and has been a medical cannabis advocate and patient since 2015. After a number of life altering events, Beth made the life changing decision to leave her 15 year career in the pediatrics department of McMaster University in Hamilton to move to Leamington, ON...
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Angelina Blessed Muaythai Fighter
Angelina is a Muaythai fighter who has spent 10 years training and fighting in Thailand and Canada. Ript runner, Chosen Calisthenics athlete and the first Canadian female to fight Muaythai in China. With multiple injuries and dietary restrictions she had a lot to learn about the recovery process...
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Abi Roach HotBox cafe, Roach-O-Rama, and Hotbox Jamaica Bud & Breakfast
Abi Roach is the owner of HotBox cafe, Roach-O-Rama, and Hotbox Jamaica Bud & Breakfast, publisher of Spliff Magazine and a director at the CFBA (Cannabis Friendly Business Association). She has been in the Cannabis lifestyle & tourism industry for near to 20 years. Abi has dedicated her...
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Navdeep Dhaliwal Supreme Phrameceuticals
Nav joined Supreme to apply his experience in capital markets, early stage companies and management technologies. Prior to Supreme, Nav has been involved in successful technology technology start-ups, the renewable and clean energy sectors, and has experience in merchant banking and the commodities...
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