Wanda James

speaker Wanda

CEO, Simply Pure


Wanda James is the CEO of Simply Pure Dispensary, and is a leading advocate in the cannabis industry. In 2009, she and her husband, Scott Durrah, became the first African Americans legally licensed in America to own a dispensary and edible company. Wanda is also the Founder and Managing Partner of the Cannabis Global Initiative (CGI), a marketing and consulting firm that specializes in cannabis production, dispensing and processing, regulatory framework, and political outreach. The company is dedicated to consistently providing innovative solutions through strategic alliances and business development surrounding the legalization of cannabis.