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Lisa Hurwitz, President of Happi to speak at Cannabis Drinks Expo Chicago

Lisa Hurwitz, President of Happi, the first THC-infused beverage to launch in the state of Michigan will join the Illinois Women in Cannabis panel moderated by Amor Montes De Oca.

10/05/2022

Lisa is the President of Happi, the first THC-infused beverage to launch in the state of Michigan, which she co-founded and leads with her partner Joe Reynolds. Happi’s all-natural sparkling water beverages are made with simple ingredients, organic fruit, they are vegan and have just 15-25 calories. Designed for the cannacurious woman, Happi combines Lisa’s passion for microdose products and her desire to help more women see cannabis as an alternative to pharmaceuticals and alcohol.

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Prior to Happi, Lisa was the Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer at Grassroots Cannabis, a multi-state operator based in Illinois. 

At Grassroots, Lisa built the marketing function across Grassroots vertical operation in 12 states, developed the product innovation pipeline, the retail vision, and launched 4 brands in under 2 years. Lisa’s role went beyond marketing as she architected the company’s data & analytics platform and infrastructure, designed the packaging supply chain and launched numerous new product innovations prior to Grassroots’ sale to Curaleaf in July of 2020 for $830MM.

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Before joining Grassroots, Lisa had over 20 years of CPG experience. She was the Vice President for Global Marketing at Kimberly-Clark, managing Kimberly-Clark’s integrated marketing practice across all brands, directly responsible for global branding strategies, packaging, and advertising. Prior to Kimberly-Clark, Lisa spent 16 years in the agency business, including 7 years working exclusively with P&G across their Beauty, Fabric Care, Oral Care, and Femcare portfolios. In 2013, Lisa was named to Crain’s Chicago Business 40 Under 40 list.

Lisa Hurwitz, President of Happi, the first THC-infused beverage to launch in the state of Michigan will join the  Illinois Women in Cannabis panel moderated by Amor Montes De Oca.

Theme of the panel will be: What Women Want: Developing a Female-Led Cannabis Beverage Brand

Panelists:

- Lisa Hurwitz, Happi President 

- Wendy Berger, CEO and Founder of WBS Equities, LLC

- Meagen Anderson, Director of Wholesale, Highway Horticulture 

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