Cannabis Business and Social Trends

Mother's High Tea

Mother’s High Tea is an elegant event, produced by 4 & 20 Blackbirds, honoring and celebrating women and mothers in the cannabis industry. Since 2011, Mother’s High Tea features ladylike attire, teacups, inspiring speaker program and activity tables for children and guests.

Consulting

Susan Squibb, as an industry consultant, specializes in organizational strategy for production facilities and product and market development.

Cannabis Writer

Susan is a marijuana writer giving marijuana advice, covering events, reviewing products, and writing profiles.

Personifying Lady Cannabis: New Photos

The monthly Ask Lady Cannabis column in The Hemp Connoisseur will now feature original photos! The Lady Cannabis persona is a lady who advises readers on marijuana  manners. The inspiration for the photo shoot is a proper lady from the 1950s.   Thank you to the businesses and individuals who brought this fun concept to life! Photos, shot on

Best Styling of Hemp Couture Fashion Show

I coproduced the Hemp Couture Fashion Show at Seattle Hempfest. I was thrilled to showcase the best hemp clothing companies and designers I know on the runway at the largest cannabis event in the world.  Hemp Hoodlamb, Conscious Clothing, Taos Hemp Company and Earth Creations all presented beautiful and fresh looks for eco fashionistas.  

Ask Lady Cannabis November

Check out the column in the November issue of The Hemp Connoisseur. Lady Cannabis answers questions related to appropriate use around town and being a  good hostess for out of state guests.  Dear Lady Cannabis, The headlines about the odor of marijuana being made illegal in Denver has me thinking about where to smoke marijuana when

September 10 Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

Article on the September 10 Senate Judiciary hearing about marijuana. Appeared in the October issue  of The Daily Doobie. Colorado marijuana businesses received promising news from the Department of Justice during a Senate Judiciary hearing on state and federal marijuana laws in Washington DC. The hearing addressed a top concern for marijuana businesses, changing necessary federal regulations

Letter of Recommendation for Show Production

A letter of recommendation from Ms. Pam Haley, the Seattle Hempfest Stage Coordinator I worked for producing the Hemp Couture Fashion Show this year.   Here’s my favorite part of the letter: “From my experience working with volunteers at Seattle Hempfest for 13 years, Susan Squibb is in the top ten workers of the hundreds

Seattle Hempfest event coverage in The Hemp Connoisseur

Seattle Hempfest event coverage  for The Hemp Connoisseur. See the published photos and article  at the magazine link. http://issuu.com/thcmag/docs/september2013_condensed This version includes a Best of Vendors coverage with unpublished event photos.I Lo Seattle Hempfest is the largest cannabis event in the world. This year’s Hempfest was the first since the passage of I-502, Washington’s marijuana legalization

Seattle Hempfest event coverage in The Daily Doobie

One of my articles about Seattle Hempfest this year. To read the version on The Daily Doobie website, click on the link. This article covers the activist roots and the political protest messages for the first Hempfest after the passage of I-502 in Washington. http://dailydoobie.com/hempfest-seattle/ In its 22nd year, Seattle Hempfest is the largest cannabis

Consumer Confidential: Hemp Hearts by Manitoba Harvest

 Visit this review on the LadyBud.com site.    I’m an enthusiastic consumer and product tester of hemp and marijuana products.  This column showcases  the best of what I see and sample in the marketplace. Do you eat hemp? You should. Hemp seed is a superfood, it contains all necessary macronutrients, complete protein and healthy polyunsaturated fats.

Consumer Confidential: Incredibowl m420 Deluxe Review

  Product review of the Incredibowl m420 Deluxe kit below. Click the link to read the review in The Daily Doobie. http://issuu.com/dailydoobie/docs/tdd_i10issue   What, exactly, is the Incredibowl? It’s not a vaporizer, it’s a pipe, or, as the company website describes, a “smoke injection system” (patent pending) engineered to filter and cool smoke, thereby reducing