In an effort to help fight criminal injustice and re-imagine drug policy, Copperstate Farms has announced a partnership with Last Prisoner Project, a nonprofit coalition dedicated to bringing restorative justice to the cannabis industry, and committed to raise $100,000 for the organization over the next ten months.
We talked to Dallas Harrington during a busy day at Sol Flower Tempe University. That’s nothing new for this floor manager, who has been part of overseeing a surge of new patients and customers in his five months on the job. Dallas is in his first job in the cannabis industry, but don’t be fooled - his passion for the product and the business is destined to help him reach the top. Learn more about this manager by day, music producer by night in our insightful discussion.
Alycea Chacón has a habit of ascending quickly wherever she goes. In less than a year she moved up from Patient Advocate to Floor Manager at Sol Flower Tempe McClintock, and she’s showing no signs of slowing down. Alycea is continuing her business education at GCU, and blends her entrepreneurial spirit with her unmatched people skills to find the right solutions for patients. Get to know more about Alycea in our conversation.
While other students were doing research projects on World War II, Jarrid Reyes was digging into the world of cannabis. His passion for the plant started in high school and hasn’t waned since, and he’s been helping patients and customers explore their options as Retail Floor Manager of Sol Flower Tempe University for six months. We chatted with Jarried about his free thinking early years, his most memorable patient and his newfound interest in European architecture.
Dean Armijo knows what it takes to create appetizing experiences. As a corporate chef and restaurant industry pro, Dean made sure some of the most important people in Arizona were full and happy. He has a few different things on his plate now as GM of Sol Flower Sun City and head of our Signature Cafe, and his commitment to his team and his community is stronger than ever.
Moryah McLaughlin is always on the move. As a General Manager at Sol Flower Scottsdale Airpark, Moryah is responsible for making sure the day-to-day operation is running smoothly and inspiring staff to be at their best. When she’s not at work she can be found on the trails by day and, once it’s safe again, dancing at the country saloon by night.
Sol Flower is participating in the Last Prisoner Project: Roll It Up For Justice Program. The Roll It Up For Justice Program is a nationwide campaign encouraging cannabis businesses to give patients the opportunity to contribute to the cause. Small change can make a big impact, and every cent raised through the program gets Last Prisoner Project closer to the day when every last cannabis prisoner is set free.
Justin Cue was born in Winslow, Arizona, but raised in the Midwest, giving him a unique perspective on the cannabis industry and attitude of his home state. He’s been the General Manager of Sol Flower Sun City since March, meaning he was faced with unforeseen challenges right away in creating a safe in-store experience for patients, and just recently moved into a General Manager role at the Tempe location. We chatted with Justin about what makes the west coast unique, what makes cannabis different than coffee and how Sol Flower busts common myths about what a dispensary should be.
Sol Flower’s Tempe and Sun City locations both recently celebrated their one year anniversaries, and patients across the Valley have Dan Hayden to thank. As Sol Flower’s Director of Retail Operations, Dan oversaw the opening of our two dispensaries and continues to spearhead their tremendous success.
We’re in this business to help our patients feel better. But we’d be lying if we said the kudos aren’t a sweet part of the gig, too. Last week a Sol Flower-carried strain, Jenny Kush, was recognized at the 5th annual 710 Degree Cup, part of the ERRL Cup awards series created to help patients receive safe access to medicine in Arizona.