Press


August 22, 2018 | Westword | Weed Porn: The Grow-Off Announces Top Recreational Growers

August 9 2018 | WNYC News | Chance for NJ Medical Marijuana License Draws Hundreds of Applicants

June 13, 2018 | Civilized | Four Things Canada Needs to Think About During The Legislation Process

June 12, 2018 | Colorado Public Radio | Where's Colorado Cannabis Headed? We Ask 3 Entrepreneurs for Their Predictions

June 12, 2018 | High Times Cannabis | The 15 Best Marijuana Dispensaries in Denver

May 11, 2018 | Westword | Are Changes Ahead for Denver's Cannabis Consumption Program?

April 20, 2018 | Leafly | Live Coverage of the Biggest Day in Cannabis

April 20, 2018 | Newsone | Celebrate 420 With Black Power --Plus Black-Owned Cannabis Businesses You Can Choose From

April 18, 2018 | Colorado Springs Independent | Strain Review: Black Power

March 21, 2018 | CBC Canadian Broadcasting Corporation | What Canada Can Learn About Leagl Pot From Colorado

March 19, 2018 | Cassius | High-Powered: 5 Boss Ladies Making Marijuana Moves

March 5, 2018 | Westword | How Women Can Continue Rising in the Cannabis Industry

February 27, 2018 | NowThis | Living Legends: Wanda James - First African American Dispensary Owner

February 26, 2018 | Herb.Co | How this former Obama campaigner is changing the face of cannabis

February 9, 2018 | Pod Save America, Featured Local Guest | “A government eclipse.” (LIVE taping from Denver)

February 8, 2018 | Rewire | Cannabusiness Leaders of Color Are Already Breaking Barriers in the Industry, Their Communities

February 7, 2018 | NPR | Dimes Into Dollars: The Marijuana Economy

February 6, 2018 | Colorado Politics | Denver Highlands pot dispensary pushes back on redevelopment

February 6, 2018 | Westword | Wanda James: Illegal Construction Lane Closures Killing My Dispensary, Nearby Businesses

February 1, 2018 | Cannabis Dispensary Magazine, Cover Story | Wanda’s Way

January 7, 2018 | CBS 4 Denver | State Leaders: Rescinded Pot Policy Throws Colorado ‘Into Limbo’

Archive

2017

December 21, 2017 | Dope Magazine | Simply Pure: A Genuine and Passionate Cannabis Experience

November 24, 2017 | Freedom Leaf | How Cannabis Activists Derailed Roger Stone

November 3, 2017 | Westword | Amendment 64 OGs Take a Victory Lap with CSU

October 18, 2017 | Fast Company | This Weed Warrior Is Breaking Barriers In The Marijuana Movement

October 1, 2017 | CBS 4 Denver | New Rules For Marijuana Edibles Now In Effect

September 29, 2017 | Leafly | 12 Minority-Owned Cannabis Businesses That Are Shaping the Industry

August 23, 2017 | Boston Globe | Will legal pot be a chance for minority business owners?

July 31, 2017 | Dope Magazine | Women Owned Cannabis Business in Colorado Have Anointed August #BOSSWOMEN Month

June 26, 2017 | Merry Jane | Baked to Perfection: Become a BBQ Boss with Cannabis Leaf Stuffed Roast Pork Loin

April 20, 2017 | Ebony | 420 Day: 5 Blacks in the Marijuana Biz You Should Know

April 3, 2017 | Denverrite | Proposal to keep Denver’s marijuana stores open later gets first green light

March 23, 2017 | Colorado Public Radio | Just What Will Trump And Sessions Do? That’s What Colorado’s Pot Industry Wants To Know

March 20, 2017 | Leafly | 13 Fantastic Women-Owned Dispensaries to Support

February 17, 2017 | Yahoo | Weed & the American Family: Wanda & Scott

February 16, 2017 | The Cannabist | Other Roots: Wanda James, the first black dispensary owner in Colorado, talks marijuana motivation

February 10, 2017 | The Root | The Pioneer: Wanda James, the 1st Black Woman to Own a Marijuana Dispensary, Gets Real

2015

December 24, 2015 | The Cannabist Show | She Owns A Marijuana Show; He's a Pot Baron

December 15, 2015 | Westword | Marijuana Comeback: Wanda James, Scott Durrah Return With Highland Pot Shop

December 7, 2015 | New Cannabis Ventures | Simply Pure Is Colorado’s First Black Owned Cannabis Dispensary

December 5, 2015 | Fusion | Diversity in Industry

November 25, 2015 | Black Enterprise Magazine | Marijuana Inc: Growing Opportunities For Black Businesses

August 17, 2015 | The Atlantic | American Dreams

April 20, 2015 | NBC News | Colorado's Black Potreprenuers

April 20, 2015 | International Business Times | Marijuana Legalization 2015: Meet The 20 Most Influential People In Cannabis

April 1, 2015 | KUSA (9NEWS) | Colorado Teaching Jamaica About Pot?

March 31, 2015 | Fusion | The Unbearable Whiteness of the Marijuana Industry

March 24, 2015 | Fusion Network | w/ Ryan Nerz

March 11, 2015 | Fusion Network | w/ Ryan Nerz

January 8, 2015 | BBC | Flush with cash, marijuana entrepreneurs yearn for banking services

January 1, 2015 | KUSA (9NEWS) | Jamaican mayor tours Colorado pot businesses

January 1, 2015 | Jamaican News | Jamaican News

January 1, 2015 | Smile Jamaica | Colorado, Cannabis Global Initiative

January 1, 2015 | Smile Jamaica | Weed Conference, Dr. Andre Haughton - Lecturer, Department of Economic, UWI | Wanda James - Owner, Cannabis Global Initiative (Oct 2014)

January 1, 2015 | TV J News - CBS Affiliate | TV J News - CBS Affiliate

2014

December 16, 2014 | Al Jazeera AJ+ | Diversity in Industry

October 1, 2014 | CNBC | Marijuana USA (Full Episode)

January 20, 2014 | Jamaica Observer | Obama Fundraiser at Ganja Event

January 18, 2014 | Jamaica Observer | US activists for today's ganja forum

2011

November 17, 2011 | Bloomberg | Marketing Marijuana in Colorado as Dispensaries Allowed Profit

August 14, 2011 | The Sacramento Bee | Colorado's medical pot business is for-profit, regulated – and thriving

May 2, 2011 | The Daily Show | The Dope On Cannabis Cuisine

January 31, 2011 | Fox News | Simply Pure Chefs

January 4, 2011 | Westword | Wanda and Scott have a new edible company

2010

December 12, 2010 | NBC Nightly News | Pot entrepreneurs smell opportunity in medical laws

November 23, 2010 | CNBC | CBS-Marijuana USA (Trailer)

July 27, 2010 | Westword | Dispensary owner & vet Wanda James lauds new PTSD rules, calls for pot rescheduling

May 5, 2010 | The Daily Show | Gone to Pot

2009

September 18, 2009 | Denver Post | Denver Post - Out of the Cannabis Closet

1997

February 1, 1997 | Black Enterprise Magazine | Go For It!

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