Amanda Reiman, PhD, MSW

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Presentation
Bring Plant Based Wellness Home
Sunday, June 27; 11:15 - 12:30 p.m.; Culinary Institute
Join experts Amanda Reiman and Blair Brown as we take you through the process of making an adaptogenic mushroom honey, an elderberry tincture and a CBD infused cocktail! All supplies included.


Biography
Amanda Reiman is the founder of Personal Plants, a DIY earth medicine kit and e-learning platform. She is also the VP of Community Development for Flow Cannabis Company, a distributor and manufacturer in Mendocino County, CA. Dr. Reiman is on the Board of the Mendocino Cannabis Alliance, Cannabis Doing Good, the California Cannabis Tourism Association, and The Initiative, the first incubator/accelerator for women-owned cannabis businesses.


After receiving her PhD from UC Berkeley, Dr. Reiman was the Director of Research and Patient Services at Berkeley Patients Group, one of the oldest dispensaries in the country, and the Manager of Marijuana Law and Policy for the Drug Policy Alliance, a national nonprofit that was engaged in the drafting and campaigns of legalization initiatives across the country and abroad. She also taught courses on substance abuse treatment and drug policy at UC Berkeley for 10 years.


Dr. Reiman is an internationally recognized cannabis expert and public health researcher. Dubbed “The Brain” by Elle.com, she is a leader in the field of cannabis as a substitute for alcohol and other drugs and has presented her research on cannabis dispensaries and the use of cannabis as a substitute for opiates all over the world. Also an expert in cannabis policy on the local, national and international level, Dr. Reiman was the first Chairwoman of the Berkeley Medical Cannabis Commission and also sat on the Oakland Cannabis Regulatory Commission. She currently resides in Mendocino County, California.