LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2015 — The National Marijuana News Corp., a.k.a. TNMNews, a wholly owned subsidiary of DigiPath, Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: DIGP), recently posted its second exclusive interview with pioneering cannabis industry advocate Cheryl Shuman, known as the “Queen of Cannabis” or the “Martha Stewart of Marijuana.” The video segments are available at www.tnmnews.com and on the TNMNews app, now available on iTunes and Google Play.
The full VIDEO interview can be found at: The Cheryl Shuman Interview
In the interview, Cheryl Shuman speaks with host Todd Denkin on growing up on a tobacco farm in Appalachia, couponing, being an optician to the stars, creating her brand as one of the most widely recognized figures in the cannabis business, her upcoming projects, and the future of the cannabis industry.
“My entire mission is to hopefully be the person at the forefront of this, leading us to the path of full legalization, to end cannabis prohibition once and for all, and I believe we can do that by building successful companies and … giving jobs and building revenue through a tax-and-regulation business model throughout this country to help rebuild the programs that we so desperately need in our communities,” she says.
Shuman has faced criticism from the activist community for her pro-business stance and her celebrity, but she continues to believe that the best way to take cannabis mainstream is through business, and that the best way to reach the most people is through maximum media exposure. She points to celebrities like Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Cameron Diaz, and Drew Barrymore openly discussing their cannabis use as a major factor in mainstream acceptance of cannabis.
“I think a lot of what’s happening, it’s like a spiritual awakening where people are saying, ‘Wow, this plant is great! It does do great things. I feel good when I use it; I have a better quality of life. It’s a safer alternative to alcohol, tobacco, and pharmaceuticals. Yeah, let’s do this!'”
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About The National Marijuana News
The times are changing, and TNMNews works hard to deliver the news to help you make sense of it all. The medicinal use of marijuana is now legal in 23 States plus the District of Columbia, and recreational use is legal in four states—making cannabis a topic that increasingly demands unbiased examination. TNMNews brings together cannabis-industry and thought leaders to discuss and debate the scientific, medicinal, political, commercial, legal, spiritual, and cultural dimensions of cannabis in today’s world.
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About DigiPath, Inc.
DigiPath, Inc., supports the cannabis industry’s best practices for reliable testing, education, and training, and brings unbiased cannabis news coverage to the cannabis industry. Our four business units are DigiPath Labs, TNM News Corp., and DigiPath Corp.
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About Cheryl Shuman Inc.
Established in 1984, Cheryl Shuman Inc. is a public relations, media, product branding, event production and business development firm focusing on merging mainstream with the cannabis industry. After years of following failed allopathic medicine treatments, she opted for medical cannabis in the form of raw juice and oils as an alternative. Her success using medical cannabis led her to found the Beverly Hills Cannabis Club (http://www.BHCClub.com). Today, Cheryl is the most visible and recognizable entrepreneur in the marijuana reform movement, recently receiving the 2013 Activist of the Year Award at Seattle Hempfest. Cheryl has reached over 100 million viewers worldwide while appearing on dozens of mainstream TV shows from Fox News to ABC’s 20/20. Shuman recently launched a luxury cannabis conference series to focus on the affluent cannabis market and high-dollar investment vehicles for the rapidly growing space. Cheryl Shuman is the senior advisor on a $100 million investment fund with Jacob Securities Investment Bankers in Toronto and is represented for TV, film, book and lecturing deals by the prestigious William Morris Endeavor Agency inBeverly Hills.
For more information, please visit http://www.CherylShuman.com.
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