Cimone Casson is an Insurance Agent in the Cannabis Space and the owner of Cannas Capital, an insurance agency that focuses on the protection needs of cannabis and crafting brewing businesses. Cannas Capital produces tailor-made insurance portfolios for legal marijuana businesses and craft brewers to operate with the same peace of mind as other companies despite their unique risk. Insurance helps solidify the businesses’ structure and mitigate risk. With Cannas Capital, companies can find broad insurance protection, including employee benefits, delivery fleets, crop and inventory.
A personal experience brought her to cannabis. In 2010 her aunt was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and cannabis was one of the only remedies that helped her aunt manage the pain of cancer. Cimone began to examine the medical and economic benefits of the cannabis industry and how it impacts communities. She recognized that the cannabis industry provides an opportunity to build wealth and healing for anyone willing to learn and put forth the effort. Cannas Capital supports economic empowerment within the context of the cannabis industry.
In addition, to being a successful entrepreneur, she serves on the board of several Social and Racial Equity organizations, both local, national, and international. Cimone is the Michigan Chapter President for Minorities for Medical Marijuana, the largest minority marijuana trade group in the nation. She also sits on the National Cannabis Industry Association Board of Risk Management and Insurance to lobby affordable protection for Cannabis Business. She is an ambassador of Ghana’s Hemp Initiative, helping citizens create ancillary businesses in Accra. Lastly, she serves as the Chairwoman for Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency (LARA’s MRA) Racial Equity Program’s Business Development Subcommittee to create tangible pathways for social equity.