Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, B. Le Grand is a self-made businesswoman who began running her own graphic and web design firm when she was 16 years old. She graduated high school early and went to the Academy of Art University in San Francisco where she studied Advertising and Photography then left school to start her own design firm. She was Runway Magazine’s Creative Director & Editor-in-Chief for two years before her love of music moved her to Los Angeles in 2011, where she began budtending and learned everything she could about the cannabis industry. Before creating the Edibles platform she manufactured her own line of medical marijuana infused topicals and edibles.
In 2010, she created the EdiblesList.com in order to find healthy, consistent, medicated edibles and then Launched Edibles Magazine™ in 2013, which is now distributed in nine different states. Her annual Best of Edibles List Awards was rated in the top 5 cannabis events by SFGate.com and is currently going into its 5th year. In 2016, Marijuana Venture Magazine named her one of Cannabis’s Top 40 under 40. She is the cannabis industry's go-to edibles expert and considered The Empress of Edibles. Le Grand launched Edible Distribution in 2016, carrying over 25 brands and servicing over 350 outlets. She also co-created The Edibles Show for Z420.TV, produced the first ever Veterans Cannabis Ball and spoke on the first cannabis panel ever featured at a major comic book convention at LA Comic Con. With her decade of experience in the cannabis industry, B. Le Grand is a highly sought-after cannabis and edibles consultant.
B. Has also Spoken at:
The NightClub & Bar Expo, LA Comic Con, Infused Expo, OC Women Grow - July 2017, Weedmaps Headquarters, Cannabis, Me & PTSD, The Brain Cancer Foundation Run - Sept. 2016, The National Cannabis Tour, OC NORML, 420 CannaCon, and the LA Cannabis Entrepreneurs Association.
She has been Interviewed by/Appeared on:
Yahoo Finance, iTV, ABC News, LA Times, San Diego Tribune, Cannabis Financial Network, Cashinbis.com, MidWeek Hawaii, The Weed Show, Fuse.TV, Hemp Radio, Hawaii News Now, KITV Hawaii, Playboy Radio, Munch.tv, Zero.TV, Z420.TV, The Ganja Zone, 92.3 FM, 105.3 FM, Smooch TV, Jeff the 420 Chef, LeafHead, VICE and Rolling Stone Magazine.
And Le Grand is also a Member of:
Founder of the Asian Cannabis Association, National Cannabis Industry Association, California Cannabis Industry Association, Americans for Safe Access, Los Angeles Cannabis Task Force, United Patients Group, LA Cannabis Entrepreneurs Association, Arizona Marijuana Association, Chinese American Women’s Business League, HeroGrown (formerly Grow for Vets), CannaMoms, CannaKids, NORML, and the Canadian Cannabis Chamber of Commerce.