Rosebud’s February Donation to Brooklyn Defender Service

This past February, to commemorate Black History Month we partnered with social justice advocate, Kassia Graham to spotlight women of color making waves in the cannabis industry. We interviewed trailblazers in media, healthcare, hospitality, and advocacy, including Sandra Guynes: Registered Cannabis Nurse, Solonje Burnett: Cannavist & Co-Founder of Humble Bloom, Lyneisha Watson: Cannabis Journalist, and Maverick Kelly: Cannabis Chef. With …

Meet Nana, Rising Cannabis Influencer & Judge for This Year’s Cultivation Classic

You may have seen Nana featured on RB’s instagram, or you might remember her (and scenes from her epic photoshoot) from our recent post on The Bloom about CBD for Senior Citizens. Nana is quickly gaining momentum as an influencer in the cannabis space, as she draws attention to an underrepresented group of CBD and Cannabis consumers. Ironically enough, the …

Meet Maverick Kelly: Innovative Cannabis Chef

We’re bringing our series of Black History Month IG takeovers to a close with the one and only @chef_maverick, a Los Angeles based chef who makes delicious, food sensitive cannabis edibles after having been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and Crohn’s disease.⁠ Greatly influenced by her grandmother who was an infamous beautician, and an amazing cook from Little Rock, Arkansas, Chef …

Meet Lyneisha Watson: Rising Cannabis Journalist

Lyneisha Watson (@vivrantxsoul) is a rising cannabis journalist best known for her column High Folks, which was a biweekly feature with @hightimesmagazine. She is the first and only African-American woman to have her own column with the legendary publication. In 2018, she attended Yale’s THREAD Storytelling workshop to learn and develop her skills as a true storyteller. Her time at …