Our Team

NisonCo founder Evan NisonEvan Nison is the founder and owner of NisonCo. He is also the youngest member of the Board of Directors of NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana laws, and sits on the Board of Directors of SSDP, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, an international student led nonprofit. Earlier this year he co-founded Whoopi & Maya, which produces a line of women-focused medical cannabis products with actor Whoopi Goldberg and Maya Elisabeth, creator and owner of Om Edibles. In college, Evan studied business with the goal of creating socially conscious for-profit businesses.

During his career as an advocate, where he was personally involved in public relations, Nison was instrumental in the passage of the New York 911 Good Samaritan Law, the New York medical marijuana law, and a US Conference of Mayors resolution calling for the legalization of marijuana. He has appeared on Good Morning America, Bloomberg TV, the New York Times, Forbes, USA Today, and others. He has also been profiled in the Cannabist, Ithaca Times, Home News Tribune, and Sun Times.


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Our team of over a dozen dedicated staff hail from various backgrounds that form a perfect constellation of skills for telling your story. We have lobbyists, activists, brand managers, non profit veterans, marketers, digital media experts, and more. Combined with our suite of proprietary databases, distribution channels, and scores of personal relationships with journalists forged over years of collaboration, there is no better firm representing members of the cannabis industry.