Larisa E. Bolivar, M.A. has 16 years of cannabis related experience and is a recognized trailblazer and pioneer in the cannabis industry. Noted by the Washington Post as “one of the city’s [Denver] most well-known proponents of decriminalizing marijuana nationally,” and by Sensi Magazine as a cannabis industry trailblazer, Ms. Bolivar is a cannabis entrepreneur and the first Latina recreational cultivation license holder in Colorado, a cannabis production and wholesaler known as Grow Green Cannabis Company.
She is also executive director of the Cannabis Consumers Coalition, a nonprofit Cannabis consumer watchdog organization known for pushing for standards and laws regarding issues such as pesticides use and consumer safety, and also runs a cannabis related management and business development consulting firm. She is a board member of Colorado NORML and on the planning committee for Mother’s High Tea, an annual event in Denver honoring women in Cannabis. She holds a B.S. Psychology from the University of Phoenix and a M.A. in Public Policy from Regis University. She is a highly sought after public speaker and has spoken on and moderated panels on a variety of cannabis culture and business related topics.