Jamie Shaw began her cannabis career as a Director of the BC Compassion Club Society, and served as President of the Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries, where she successfully lobbied for, and consulted on, municipal regulations in Vancouver, Victoria, and others prior to legalization. As a consultant she helped many stores navigate the licensing process. She was an expert witness in the Allard trial that won Canadian patients the right to grow for themselves. Shaw helped launch the medical sales platform Shelter Market, served as Chief Communications Officer for Pasha Brands, founding partner of Groundwork Consulting, a co-author of the Lift Retail Cannabis Training Course, and taught a similar course at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. She is an expert witness in the challenge to Manitoba’s ban of personal growing, Chief Strategic Officer for Charlie’s Cannabis Co. and sits on various boards and advisories including the BC Independent Cannabis Association.