Nichole is a nationwide Cannabis Business, Licensing & Efficiency Expert. With over 10 years in the cannabis industry she has worked for large cannabis marketing companies like WeedMaps.com and Rosebud Magazine and has also had success in 45+ cannabis business applications, opened 20 retail locations in four states, overseen over 400 employees, and has helped scale over 150,000 square feet of cultivation. She is the founder and managing partner of Inclusive Cannabis, a full service cannabis business development firm. Nichole West is a senior adviser of a private equity investment firm where she and her company performs due diligence on cannabis businesses seeking funding. Additionally she serves as the Director of operations for Blunt Talks, a series of engaging speeches & networking events that are focused on cultivating professional relationships that bridge the gap between cannabis industry leaders and mainstream businesses while showcasing some of the most amazing brands in the business.
2015 – High Times Magazine : Miss March
2016 – Marijuana Venture : 40 under 40
2017 – Cannabis Business Awards : Woman of the Year
2018 – High Times Magazine : 100 Women in High Places
2019 – OC Weekly People Issues : Cannabiz Specialist
@ Long Beach, California