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THE CHOCOLATIERS

THE NEW SMOKER

Cindy CAPOBIANCO

Co-Founder, Lord Jones

Instagram: @thelordjones

Kristi KNOBLICH PALMER Bianca RUFFIN Chef Operating Office, Kiva Confections

Channel Manager, Défoncé Chocolatier

BIO: Kristi strives to ensure Kiva produces safe, consistent and delicious edibles. Kristi is the driving force behind Kiva’s customer service philosophy, employee development, and best practices in cannabis marketing.

BIO: Bianca oversees distribution and the expansion of the sales & marketing teams at Défoncé Chocolatier, one of California’s finest infused chocolate companies.

Twitter: @KivaConfections Instagram: @teamkiva1

GREEN ENVY: Kristi and her work with Kiva Confections is bringing professionalism and normalization to the cannabis industry through product safety and quality standards. Kiva is raising the bar on edible products. Kristi feels that cannabis is an incredible plant, and people deserve to enjoy it safely.

Erin GORE

Founder, Garden Society

Twitter: @GrdnSociety Twitter: @DefonceC Instrgram: @GrdnSociety Instagram: @defoncechocolatier

BIO: Erin has built Garden Society upon the platform of elevating the cannabis conversation and making it more accessible and acceptable for women going through the rigors of daily life. Switching out that bottle of chardonnay for a GREEN ENVY: Défoncé is delicious confection once breaking down barriers in a while. that continue to plague the industry with it’s GREEN ENVY: Erin has high-quality artisan choc- created an amazing team olate bars by sourcing of five passionate women the best ingredients at all all with the goal to bring levels. Their highly styl- the therapeutic benefits ized sleek modern look is of cannabis to the modern opening up the discussion woman. She and her team on cannabis with people are bringing Garden Sociwho would not normally ety values to life as partfeel that cannabis was for ners with in the industry. them.

BIO: Cindy came from the world of fashion where she worked in the fashion departments of Vogue and Allure magazine, was part of the launch team of U.S. Marie Claire and Director of Public Relations for numerous high fashion brands such as Donna Karen and Banana Republic. After becoming Vice President of Global Marketing at GAP, Cindy launched her own agency CAPOBIANCO that served a diverse clientele within various sectors from food to fashion. GREEN ENVY: Lord Jones was created by Cindy and her husband Robert Rosenheck, originally as a non-profit collective called Hollywood Hills Wellness, providing the Hollywood elite with legal access to cannabis. Cindy has created a brand that was missing from the market. They receive letters from their customers, every day, sharing their incredible and intimate stories which just shows how important brands like Lord Jones are to the cannabis industry. 34

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The New Smoker Magazine issue: No.7  

This time we bring you The Edibles Issue! It has all you need to know about edibles and more: from Top Tips, to the Science of Edibles, to T...

The New Smoker Magazine issue: No.7  

This time we bring you The Edibles Issue! It has all you need to know about edibles and more: from Top Tips, to the Science of Edibles, to T...

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