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Meg Sanders founded Canna Provisions with Erik Williams in 2018, when they were drawn to Western Massachusetts for both its beauty and its culture of health and wellness. Between the two of them they have 25 years of experience in the cannabis industry and have both been pioneers of legalization efforts in the field. With two outposts in Holyoke and Lee, their mission is to provide high-quality cannabis products to the Berkshires.
Customers walking into Canna Provisions are met with a wide array of products and employees that help to tailor those offerings to each individual. Sanders and Williams want to ensure user education, through both visual user guidelines and an atmosphere that welcomes questions. Their interest in cannabis education extends from the local level to the national; they recently held a forum with New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand about cannabis legislation.
Sanders’s experience in the cannabis industry began when she worked with the governor of Colorado to develop its updated cannabis laws in 2009, later opening one of the state’s first dispensaries. Upon closer inspection of cannabis’s racist legal history,