Midwest CannaWomen presents their collaborative August 29th event with Noohra Labs, the Mid-West CannaFest, to highlight minority licensed cannabis operators in Ohio for Black Business Month.

Midwest CannaWomen presents their collaborative August 29th event with Noohra Labs, the Mid-West CannaFest, to highlight minority licensed cannabis operators in Ohio for Black Business Month.

Midwest CannaWomen is a Black – women owned, small business based in Ohio. MCW was created in 2017 and founded by Ally Reaves: former Co-Founder Christine DeJesus and former Treasurer Mia Blanchard-Reed; with the focus of impacting Minority communities, Women, Patients and developing BOP/DOC approved cannabis events in the Midwest.

The Event

Mid-West CannaFest will take place at Rid-All Green Partnership at 8129 Otter Drive in Cleveland, Ohio. Rid All is a Black Owned organization and one of the largest Urban farms in Ohio with 20 or more acres. Their mission supports growing nutritious food for local residents while training adults and youth on environmental sustainability, urban farming and wellness. They take care of their communities with education and creating opportunities in agriculture. 

The Mid-West CannaFest will feature Cannabis, Hemp, CBD, Ancillary, and Holistic businesses that support advocacy for legalization, education about the importance of Cannabis. The event is expecting 40 or more vendors and over 200 guests!! Here is a list of some of the Sponsors and Vendors that will be present at the Mid-West CannaFest:


Noohra Labs




Airtech Equipment


Berlin Packaging

Riviera Creek

Ancient Roots

Rid All Greenpartnership

Supporter: Pound4Profit

and more coming soon!!!!

Vendor List:

Firelands Scientific

Green Thumb Industries 

Terrasana Cannabis Co.

One Orijin

Cleveland School of Cannabis

Grove Bags

Cannabis Can


Cannacookery OH

The Max Screen Printing


Medicate OH

Spread The Love Foundation

Sensible Movement Coalition

Ohio WomenCann

The Green Room Furmoir


Offbeat Soapery


4 The Culture

V.E.T.S. Ending the Stigma

…more coming soon!


Nickole Ross: Noohra Labs, Medical Cannabis Processor – Dayton, Ohio

Bill Williams: BeneLeaves, Medical Cannabis Processor – Columbus, Ohio

Councilman Blaine Griffin: Ward 6 – Cleveland, Ohio

Christine DeJesus: Director of Cultivation, Medical Cannabis Cultivation – Akron, Ohio

Michelle Blank, Director of Sales, Curaleaf – Vertically-integrated Cannabis company Johnstown, Ohio

Jasmine Viola: National Operations Manager at Bloom Medicinals

And more Special guests!!!


MedicateOH and PotheadGenius are the official media partners for Mid-West CannaFest. 

Pothead Genius is a black-owned and operated business by brother and sister Josh and Ashley Harp. Their Flagship store is called The Stash and is located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

A non-profit project of Community Shares of Mid-Ohio, MedicateOH dedicates itself to supplying Ohioans with educational and useful news and information to make thoughtful medical decisions involving their holistic health.

Additional Media Partners: OhioCannabis.com and OhioCannabislive.com.

Founder/Board of Advisor Midwest CannaWomen

Ally Reaves: Founder/President

Nickole Ross: Executive Board Advisor

Ally Reaves: Founder/President of Midwest CannaWomen 

Ally Reaves: Founder/President of Midwest CannaWomen 

Ally Reaves is the Founder/President of Midwest CannaWomen. Ally has worked in the cannabis industry here in Ohio since May 2017. Now, she has decided to become a Cannaprenuer and continue her relationships/partnerships within the Cannabis industry to support and fill the gaps in the cannabis industry with her company, Midwest CannaWomen.

Ally uses her skills to uplift and empower minority communities along with advocating for all Women. She advocates for unrepresented communities by creating BOP/DOC-approved opportunities and by providing resources and expertise to support ancillary businesses, cannabis operators, students, patients, and communities in Ohio’s cannabis industry. 

About Nickole Ross: Owner & COO of Noohra Labs

Nickole Ross is the Owner & COO of Noohra Labs

Nickole Ross is the Owner & COO of Noohra Labs, a licensed Medical Cannabis Processor, located in Dayton, Ohio. Noohra Labs is a Black Owned, women led business that has raised millions of dollars through family and friends for operation build out. Nickole has 10 years of experience in operation management and was co-founder and former marketing director for Elevation VIP.

Nickole formed partnerships with prominent brands such as Spotify, Lowell’s Smokes and Chef Andrea Drummer with the first Cannabis Restaurant in America, “Original Cannabis Cafe”. Her vision to build underrepresented communities and people to have optimum health, ownership and generational wealth through Cannabis in all forms.

If You Go

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at https://linktr.ee/MidwestCannaWomen

Food, fun and networking included in your experience.

*No illegal cannabis products permitted on premises.

Covid-19 procedures will be in place.

All Black/Minority actively working State of Ohio badged employees for the Medical Marijuana industry admitted FREE at the Mid-West CannaFest! 

For more information, please contact Founder/President Ally Reaves at: allyreaves@midwestcannawomen.com/(440) 382-0536.


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