Cleveland, OhioNoohra Labs and Midwest CannaWomen presents their second annual collaborative event on Saturday, August 20th, 2022 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at Rid-All Green Partnership. This year’s event, “Ohio Midwest CannaFest Part II” will celebrate the growth and expansion of the cannabis industry in Ohio.

The Event:  “Ohio Midwest CannaFest Part II: An OG Classic!” 

The “Ohio Midwest CannaFest Part II” will shine a light on the evolution of cannabis, while recognizing the “Original Groundwork” and OG Trailblazers that carved the path of Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program. 

This year’s event will include a special edition CannaFeud, Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) and more!

The Ohio Mid-West CannaFest II 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 1,000 guests. 

Midwest CannaWomen is a Black-woman owned business; Owned/Founded by Ally Reaves in 2017. Nickole Ross-Owner, COO of Noohra Labs is the Executive Board Advisor and Neariah Ross-Operations Manager, Noohra Labs is the Junior Board Advisor for the organization. The focus for MCW is impacting minority communities, women, patients, and developing Ohio Board of Pharmacy/Department of Commerce (BOP/DOC) approved cannabis events in the Midwest to build lasting resources, relationships, and partnerships for the cannabis industry.

About the Venue:  Rid-All Green Partnership

The Ohio Midwest CannaFest II will take place at Rid-All Green Partnership at 8129 Otter Drive in Cleveland, Ohio from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Rid-All is a Black-Owned organization and one of the largest urban farms in Ohio. Some of the Sponsors that will be present at the Ohio Midwest CannaFest II will be:

Sponsors:

Noohra Labs

TNR III

MKX Oil

OMCIA

Harvest of Ohio

Buckeye Relief/Amplify

Curaleaf

Appalachian Pharm

Timeless Refinery

Purpose Leaf/hon

Mach Technologies

UFCW

Standard Wellness

More coming soon . . .

Speakers:

Michelle Blank: Sales & Marketing Manager; Appalachian Pharm 

Angela Hamilton: Ohio Area General Manager; Columbia Care

Jen Ryder: Inside Sales & Marketing Manager; Cure Ohio

Ariane Kirkpatrick: Owner/President; Harvest of Ohio

Kevin Greene: VP; Cleveland School of Cannabis

Nicole Fenix: Director of Education; Cleveland School of Cannabis

Brian Adams: Director of Education; Harrington Institute

State Rep. Juanita Brent

State Rep. Terrence Upchurch

Cleveland City Council President Blaine Griffin

Cuyahoga County Law Prosecutor Aqueelah Jordan

Cleveland City Councilman Richard Starr

SSDP National Chapter Leaders

Tasha Rountree; Owner Green Tree Solutions

Robert Kowlaski; Owner/President V.E.T.S.

Broderick Randle; Beneleaves

More coming soon!

Media Partners

MedicateOH and Johnny Cannabis are official media partners for Ohio Midwest CannaFest II.

Ally Reaves: Founder/President of Midwest CannaWomen

Ally Reaves

Ally Reaves is the Founder/President of Midwest CannaWomen. She has worked in the cannabis industry here in Ohio since May 2017. Now, she has decided to work for herself 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. 

Now, Ally is an independent contractor for Noohra Labs as the Sales Regional Director for their Northeast Ohio area.

Nickole Ross: Owner & COO of Noohra Labs

Nickole Ross

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 free and you can register to get yours at: https://midwestcannafest2.eventbrite.com/

Food, fun and networking included in your experience.

*No illegal cannabis products permitted on premises.

Covid-19 procedures will be in place.

Noohra Labs and Midwest CannaWomen are giving away FREE Tickets to:

All Ohio Veterans

SSDP Chapters in Ohio; Students for Sensible Drug Policy

All Cleveland School of Cannabis Alumni Graduates

For more information, please contact Founder/President Ally Reaves at: allyreaves@midwestcannawomen.com.

Follow Midwest CannaWomen on Instagram: @themidwestcannawomen.

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Author

  • Medicate OH's Founder and Publisher is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio and holds an undergraduate degree in journalism and a master's degree in public administration, both from Northern Kentucky University. She has more than 20 years of experience writing and editing professionally for the medical and wellness industries, including positions with The Journal of Pediatrics, Livestrong, The Cincinnati Enquirer, and Patient Pop.