Asian & Pacific American Heritage Month: The Cannabis Industry

Megan Newton, Quality Testing Lab, Irvine CA

 

         

Megan is the Founder & CEO of Quality Testing Lab, one of the first Asian-American Woman owned and operated Cannabis and Hemp testing labs in California.

@qtl_lab    

          

 

 

Christine Yi Felicity Chen Potli

 

 

 

 

 

 

College roommates Christine & Felicity joined forces to create Potli edibles. They are best known for their delicious, low-dose infused honey, olive oils, and hot sauces.

@getpotli

 

 

 

 

Chef Haejin Chun Big Bad Wolf San Francisco

               

 

 

  

Haejin is a first generation Korean American Chef. She is the founder of Big Bad Wolf, where she hosts female cannabis dinners with meditation ceremonies, Terpene profile pairings & infused foods.

@bigbadwolfsf

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

 

  

Ophelia is a pioneer in fighting the stigma against cannabis. She is the founder of Asian Americans for Cannabis Education (AACE), and in 2015, she founded Stock Pot Images.

@opheliaswims

 

 

 

         

                        

 

 

 

Childhood friends Dae Lim and Mia Park grew up together and Korea and reunited in the U.S. to create Sundae School. What started out as a streetwear and lifestyle brand has since grown to include prerolls and a unique line of edibles flavors.

@sundae.school

@sundae.flower

 

 

               

 

 

  

Monica Lo is the creative director over at Sous Weed, a Bay Area based blog highlighting her unique, infused Sous Vide recipes. Monica's work encourages folks to use the plant as a superfood ingredient, rather than just a psychoactive additive.

@sousweed    

     

 

   

                     

 

  

Based in Portland, Oregon, Lauren Yoshiko is a writer and editor for The Broccoli Report, which provides news and industry analysis' to cannabis creatives.

@thebroccolireport

@laurenyoshiko

 

 

     

 

           

 

  

Veteran and SoCal native, James Kim, was inspired to create the superbrand Stiiizy, after using cannabis as a means to cope with PTSD after his tour in Iraq. Today, Stiiizy has lines of flower, concentrates and vapes available in 4 states and growing.

@stiiizy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QTL is honored to represent this community and proud to be included in this family. 

Follow along with each individuals journeys via their above linked Instagram accounts and follow us at @QTL_LAB