Nichole West (born July 8, 1985) is the former Vice President of Operations and Business Development for AJS Holdings Sweet Leaf Marijuana Centers. West is an American business woman, Cannabis Advocate and a Cannabis Educator.
Nominated for 'Woman of the Year' and 'Educator of the Year' in both the 2015 and 2016, Clover Leaf Cannabis Business Awards. And in June of 2016, West was acknowledged as the industries 'Top 40 Under 40' by Marijuana Venture Magazine. In 2017, West was highlighted for her work on the cover of Marijuana Business Magazine's April edition.
West has helped companies across the United States, obtain over 22 licenses. Consulting city and county municipalities in Cannabis Law Development, as the industry continues to grow.
West is also a known speaker for the Marijuana Business Conference and Expo, as well as the CWCBE (Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition), speaking to people about strain and product selection for Collectives or Recreational Dispensaries as well as how to open and scale a cannabis business. West also works to keep people informed about the importance of cannabis philanthropy, working with organizations like Weed for Warriors, that helps United States Armed Forces veterans, receive access to Medical Marijuana.