What benefits do you see for patients throughout Florida within this space?

Access to clean, safe, and lab tested medical cannabis products is a great advantage and positively impacting the way these patients live. Trulieve grows safe, high-quality medical cannabis and continually innovates to provide a wide variety of products to medical patients in Florida. This assortment of available products allows us to meet patients where they are. For instance, a preference in how to receive the benefits of cannabis – drops, capsules, edibles, flower, cremes – and in different levels of strength. This allows patients to replace narcotics and other prescription medications that may have harsh side effects versus the natural alternative of medical cannabis.

What motivates you to be a part of the cannabis industry?

Multiple factors drive and motivate me to be a part of this industry, but first and foremost, witnessing first-hand the positive impact medical cannabis has on patients. Whatever ailment that is impacting their way of life, it’s an incredible feeling to help others and watch their progress.

What field are you in within the cannabis space?

Medical Education and Marketing which means I manage a team that educates physicians about the benefits of medical cannabis, how the various products impact a patient’s health and the latest information from the Department of Health.

How can people in Florida benefit from the company you represent?

Trulieve has more than 115 dispensaries in Florida, making it the largest and most accessible in the state. In addition, Trulieve patients in Florida can choose from the largest selection of THC and CBD products available in a variety of consumption methods.

How did you get started within the cannabis industry?

I first started in alternative medicine more than 12 years, because I had a passion for helping others and found the perfect opportunity for me. In 2016, I joined the business development team of another medical cannabis company and helped them grow before moving to Trulieve in 2018.

Are you personally a MJ card holder?
I am a medical marijuana card holder due to a few symptoms and conditions that I have. I mainly use cannabis for insomnia, anxiety, and stress.

Do you see Florida moving forward with recreational Marijuana/cannabis and how will that affect your business?

I think adult use will happen one day. It is clearly something that Floridians want, as poll after poll shows that 70% of voters in the state would vote to allow it.