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Charlo Greene Announces Partnership with Crop King Seeds for Canadian Cannabis Diversity Summit

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DENVER (August 31, 2016) – Go GREENE, the organizer of the international Cannabis Diversity Summit series, today announced that Crop King Seeds is officially partnering with the organization to bring the diversity outreach event to Vancouver for the Canadian Cannabis Diversity Summit. Taking place September 16, 2016 at Marc Emery’s Cannabis Culture Lounge (307 W Hastings St BC V6B 1H6), the Canadian Cannabis Diversity Summit will bring together cannabis advocates, industry leaders and community members from diverse backgrounds for an evening of education, networking and empowerment.

Go GREENE founder and executive director Charlo Greene said, “The Cannabis Diversity Summit series is thrilled to welcome Crop King Seeds as the presenting sponsor of the Vancouver leg of the international tour. As one of the world’s most recognizable cannabis brands in the world, it’s commendable that Crop King Seeds is demonstrating their commitment to social justice and community re-empowerment by sponsoring this event.”
The Cannabis Diversity Summit is an empowering, one-night event that offers people in the communities hit hardest by cannabis prohibition the opportunity to connect with the people and information they need to benefit from the advancing world of cannabis. Doctors, business leaders and advocates from across the globe all come together to offer their knowledge and experiences free of charge.
Tickets for the free Canadian Cannabis Diversity Summit are available now at canadiancannabisdiversitysummit.eventbrite.com. Find more information, pictures and video clips from past Cannabis Diversity Summits at CannabisDiversitySummit.com.
G.rass R.oots E.volution through E.ducation N.etworking and E.mpowerment Go GREENE is a socially conscious organization that was created to cultivate diversity, unity and opportunity in cannabis to help heal the communitites harmed by prohibition most.
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Charlo Greene is a broadcast journalist and media expert turned activist and businesswoman who has emerged as a leading voice in the ongoing conversation about legalization, as well as diversity, in the cannabis community after garnering more than 100 MILLION VIEWS online. Charlo became a recognized leader in cannabis activism in September 2014, when she punctuated her on-air report on the Alaska Cannabis Club with the bombshell that she was the club’s founder and owner, proudly declared her activism and signed off for the last time with, “F*ck it, I quit…” Immediately following her exit, Charlo successfully led the charge in Alaska’s 2014 effort to legalize recreational marijuana, securing Alaska’s place as the third state in the nation (and first Republican-led state) to legalize usage for adults. ​ A longtime (and until late 2014, underground) activist in the cannabis community, Charlo is fast establishing herself as a bona fide force for worldwide change—and as one of the few women of color in leadership positions in the industry, she has a unique voice that demands to be heard. ​ Through her socially conscious organization Go GREENE, Charlo is joining forces with nationwide grassroots activism campaigns that seek to change the way we think about cannabis. Go GREENE is the first of several new ventures that Charlo is set to introduce, including one designed for women who are as passionate about cannabis as she is. Charlo is the first of seven children to obtain a college degree, completing her Bachelors in Broadcast News & Communications at University of Texas at Arlington, where she graduated cum laude, remaining on the Dean's List for six semesters. She currently belongs to the Minority Cannabis Business Association, and serves on the Board of Advisors for MD Herb - a leading online medical marijuana resource. Additionally, Charlo also serves as CEO of the Alaska Cannabis Club (akcannabisclub.com), Alaska's first and only legal marijuana resource. Through her accomplishments and uncompromising pursuit of cannabis reform, is recognized as one of the most influential women in the cannabis reform movement.

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