Episode 7: Evan Nison on the path from activism to entrepreneurship and how they intertwine

In episode 7, Evan and Jeffrey discuss how activism can lead to entrepreneurship, changing drug laws, and life…

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NisonCo website, Instagram, LinkedIn; Evan Instagram; National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML); Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP); Marijuana Policy Project (MPP); Death with Dignity; Camp Friendship

Evan Nison has helped reform cannabis laws since 2008 and is the youngest member of the NORML National Board of Directors. He was included in Marijuana Venture’s 40 under 40 and High Time’s 100 Most Influential People in Cannabis. He also received a pen used to sign the New York medical marijuana law, New York legalization law, and New York 911 Good Samaritan Law.

In 2012, he founded NisonCo PR one of the largest cannabis PR firms, which Business Insider called “the imminent PR agency in cannabis” in 2021. In 2018 NisonCo also launched an SEO agency, which has become a leader in cannabis SEO. With about 25 employees, the agency works with dozens of industry leaders in cannabis and other cutting-edge industries across the globe. They’ve represented viral celebrity brands, leading MSOs, NASDAQ and billion-dollar IPOs, national voter-registration drives, and some of the largest vaporizer and CBD brands in the country. The Observer listed NisonCo at the top of their Cannabis PR Power List in 2019.

Evan has also been featured in major news outlets, including Good Morning America, the NY Times, CNN, Politico, USA Today, NBC New York, Bloomberg TV, Forbes, and has been profiled in The Cannabist, Civilized, Ithaca Times, Home News Tribune, The Marijuana Times, and the Sun Times.

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