NEW YORK, USA // Kassia Graham––a Clio Cannabis award-winner––is a cannabis advocate, consultant (digital strategy, social impact, and R & D), and creative. They are excited by innovations in food and beverage, medicine, technology, and agriculture in cannabis. They’re frequently sought out for their expertise in the industry regarding topics including policy, DEI, consumption, trends, and more. They have been seen in High Times, USA Today, Now This News, New York Magazine, Leafly, and other publications.
A two-time cancer survivor, Kassia understands the importance of cannabis as a physical and mental healing aid. As Director of Community & Strategy at Cannaclusive they lead a variety of initiatives including community building, content creation, experiential events, and more.
Kassia sits on the board of the Cannabis Workers Coalition and is a member of the Oregon Cannabis Commission Health Equity Subcommittee. They were a member of the inaugural Floret Coalition board (which they also named). Beyond cannabis Kassia is a co-founder of the Black X Film Festival which focuses on sharing the stories of Black filmmakers. They have dedicated their life and career to making space for those who are LGBTQ2IA+, disabled, BIPOC, and other marginalized intersections.
Kassia has dedicated their life and career to making space for marginalized voices meeting at various intersections including LGBTQ2IA+, disabled, BIPOC, and more. Kassia is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where they majored in Film and Television, and minored in Art and Culture.