Monday, 9 September 2013

Meet the “Martha Stewart of Marijuana” - Cheryl Shuman

Cheryl Shuman is a brilliant woman, activist, mother and business woman who brings more than 25 years of experience from working as a public relations/marketing professional in the media, with celebrities and healthcare.

She became personally involved with the cannabis movement in 1996 when working as an activist and after becoming a legal cannabis patient.

Shuman was the founder of Beverly Hills NORML as well as a founding charter member of the NORML Women's Alliance. In addition, Cheryl is a founding member of the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) and served as the Director of Special Projects for the NCIA including the Women's Cannabusiness Network.

She also works closely with Moms for Marijuana and was the Executive Director of Celebrity, Media and Public Relations for the KUSH Brand which includes KUSH Magazine, KUSH Conventions and She has been interviewed for multitudes of television programs, newspapers and magazines, such as ABC News, the View, CNN, Fox News, NBC News, Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight, Today Show NBC and HBO.

The Beverly Hills Cannabis Club has a YouTube page where numerous videos featuring Cheryl can be located.

Cheryl also serves as media spokesperson for the vaporizer CANNACig Rapid Fire Marketing and conducts their marketing, public relations, product placement, and consulting services.

She has also developed "Green Asset International Inc." which is a business development company and acquisition vehicle. Green Asset made news with an historic $100 million funding facility dedicated to the cannabis industry with plans to go public by 2014.

Cheryl was recently awarded National Activist of the Year by the Ohio Rights Group (her home state) at the 2013 Hempfest held in Seattle and can be contacted at her website,, via Twitter, on Facebook or through the Beverly Hills Cannabis Club. She can also be found on Linkedin and Instagram.