The Future of Cannabis: A Discussion on Social Justice & How the Industry Can Succeed
Nov 10, 2020 1:05 PM - 1:50 PM
Joey Peña is the first-ever Cannabis Process Navigator for the City and County of Denver’s Department of Excise and Licenses. He is a former journalist, communications specialist and educator. In his role as Cannabis Process Navigator, Joey helps cannabis businesses navigate various city agencies' requirements for application and permit processes. He joined the City and County of Denver after working with Anne Holland Ventures, the publisher of Marijuana Business Daily, an international business-to-business news site.
He is a volunteer for Project Angel Heart and has volunteered and raised funds for Colorado Health Network and AIDS Walk Colorado. He lives in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, is active in his community, and is focused on developing a collaborative and productive relationship between cannabis business owners and Denver's Department of Excise and Licenses.