Arizona Cannabis Monthly is your go-to resource for cannabis news. We cover politics, business, health-fitness, science, legal news, an events calendar and updates on the latest products and personalities capturing the buzz. If it matters in AZ, we will be there, bringing you the information you want and the stories you’ll love to read.
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A former congressional candidate, DNC delegate, school teacher, touring poet and political writer, Mikel Weisser began working on cannabis politics in 2012 and helped draft Arizona’s 2016 cannabis legalization initiative. Since 2015 Mikel Weisser has been the state director of NORML’s Arizona chapter and a consultant to AZ’s cannabis industry. In addition to working as head staff writer for Cannabiz News, his cannabis reporting has been published in Leafly and Freedom Leaf. Weisser has a Masters in English from the University of Illinois at Springfield and a Masters in Secondary Education from Northern Arizona University. He lives with his wife in So-Hi, AZ. Email: Mikel@arizonacannabismonthly.com
Chief of Operations
Born and raised in Chandler, Arizona, Destinee Nicole graduated with high grades from Hamilton High School, a focus in education, art and photography. Growing up as a young child with osteoarthritis, Destinee found that medical marijuana has had a huge change to her daily lifestyle these past years. Coming from the hospitality industry, also experienced and self-motivated in multiple industries, skilled in photography, customer service, strategic planning, communication, and customer satisfaction, Destinee always envisioned running her own business or little local shop in Arizona and “not a front desk. “
Director of Marketing & Sales
Brian Griffeth was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, and graduated from Horizon High School. Griffeth has an associates degree in general education and is currently studying Strategic Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations at NAU. Brian broke his back playing lacrosse in high school which led him to get his medical marijuana card for severe back pain. Ever since getting his card Brian has wanted to work in the cannabis space to share the benefits of the plant and to help get rid of the stigma surrounding cannabis. Brian is currently interning at Arizona Cannabis News, (MITA) – Marijuana Industry Trade Association, and Proven Media.