Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. Each week, we’ll profile a noteworthy business pioneer, and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazer is Keiko Beatie, Director of Education for Coral Cove Cannabis Jamaica. A practitioner of Ayurvedic, Chinese and Holistic Medicine since the 1970’s, Ms. Beatie’s passion for the plant has expanding with focusing on education to the community for patient care. She speaks at many mainstream and cannabis conference across the country on topics of edibles, topicals, patient care, minorities in cannabis, how to create a business in cannabis.
1. Tell us about your Company
I see myself as one who shares and provides an outreach of the cannabis and hemp opportunities, this is Green Wave Relations. I am a speaker, writer, consult and assist in judging various completions, primarily edibles and topicals. Coral Cove Cannabis Jamaica, I’m the Director of Education. We are the first of its kind all-inclusive cannabis resort focused on education of cannabis for better health and well-being. With cultivation on site with the Rastafarian Church with 3 private lagoons, spa treatments, relaxation and with education programing being offered on various topics.
2. Why did you choose the cannabis/hemp business?
I first started out with relating to cannabis as am activist after seeing people needs for this plant as a medicine. I knew from personal experience the comforting aspects that the cannabis plants are capable of achieving. But the medical breakthroughs were far more beneficial to the community and patients in need were being denied. I wanted to be there to spread the word, share, educate and support awareness of the plant. I feel it’s more a passion to share that has transpired into a business. Maybe the cannabis/hemp industry chose me, as it’s an honor to be a part of it share for those to have access to a simple amazing plant.
3. What change will your firm address in the industry?
Does it address an unmet need? What I personally address in the industry is the desire to focus on de-schedules of the plant, education to the mainstream to demystify about cannabis use for health and well-being. For Coral Cove Cannabis is being one of the first of its kind all-inclusive cannabis education resorts that include kayaking, snorkeling and various types of cannabis education elements on the sandy beaches of the Caribbean waters. What both these aspects have to offer is to continue the normalization of utilizing the plant in an acceptable format and hopeful betterment for all who so desire.
4. What has been the reaction to your product/service/technology?
Since I’ve been part of the industry and community for a few years, I’ve had the pleasure to be part of various presentations. The reaction to my part within the industry and community has been positive for the most part. I’ve pushed the envelope as its only by moving forward within the confines of social awareness we may demystify the plant and the past propaganda that was established again it back from the 1937 Marijuana Tax Bill. Some are tentatively to make comment and others are egger to make queries. I’m here for the mainstream to ask, as we all learn together. For Coral Cove Cannabis the reaction has been very exciting, to many it’s a life-long dream come true. For a facility to be made available to enjoy cannabis while in a welcoming resort setting and education of cannabis with top notch professionals offering their knowledge to guests in a lovely setting of tranquil blue waters. The reactions have been absolutely exuberating!
5. Are there any upcoming milestones for your company?
For myself personally, I’m the Head Judge of Edibles at the prestigious Emerald Cup 2018, and a contributing writer for one of the most visited websites for cannabis education Marijuana.com. Regarding Coral Cove Cannabis we will be presenting in 2019 Autism and Cannabis Seminar with the Whole Plant 4 Autism Non-Profit organization, Cannabis Nurse Continuing Education Weekend and the establishment of our on-site facility “The Park” at Coral Cove for events and gatherings supporting our mission of health and wellness education of cannabis.
Where can readers learn more?
Readers may find out more information at our website www.coralcovejamaica.com or feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org