Elise McDonough at the former site of the WAMM garden, north of Santa Cruz. Elise volunteered for … [+] several seasons in the WAMM garden from 2010 – 2015.
Photo credit: Justin McIvor.
Elise McDonough, an eighteen-year veteran of the cannabis industry, is one of the first people who took the time to dig a bit deeper into my nascent background in cannabis. After all, she interviewed me for High Times back when my book Cannabis Cocktails was launched. Her ready smile and deeply journalistic skills put me at ease, and I’ll always be appreciative of her efforts on my behalf. She, too, is an author — check out her Bong Appétit cookbook from Vice, The Official High Times Cannabis Cookbook and Marijuana for Everybody!. Recently, I discovered that Elise has created a new chapter in her life. She is now a Brand Manager at CannaCraft, responsible for confections marketing within California’s largest cannabis company, dipping into her knowledge base with everything she has at her disposal. She epitomizes the term class act.
Satori Chocolates. Photo courtesy of CannaCraft
Photo courtesy of CannaCraft
Warren Bobrow: You’ve had a fame filled career in cannabis, and I see you have an important job with CannaCraft— What ambitions do you have with your new role?
Elise McDonough: I was very excited to join CannaCraft last fall, it’s a company that I’ve long admired for their innovation, authenticity and pioneering of CBD use through Care By Design. As Brand Manager for Confections at CannaCraft, I intend to launch new b