With an East Coast mindset, an LA zip code, and the help of cannabis care, Corie brings her humility and work ethic to the glamorous lifestyle that the West Coast is known for. She uses her personal experiences to relate to her audience as she finds ways to communicate through wordplay and imagery. She is bold, blunt and somehow subtle in her way of saying what she has to say.


What does whole-body wellness mean to you?

Wellness means taking care of your health not only physically, but mentally as well. It’s vital to have a balanced wellness to lead a healthy and happy life.


What kind of everyday activity brings wellness into your life? 

Painting brings wellness into my life. It helps me process my thoughts and emotions while creating visuals that people can connect to.


How does cannabis care enhance your wellness experience with your activity?

Cannabis helps enhance my wellness experience by opening my mind to new ideas and unlimited boundaries. It energizes my creativity to write down my high ideas (highdeas) and execute them when I am ready. Cannabis helped me become the LA Hope Dealer. I thought of the name after enjoying cannabis and wrote it down and waited to execute the concept at a time where the world needed more positivity.


Tell us something fun or interesting about your wellness activity:

There is art therapy for a reason. As a kid, I found myself using art and painting to quiet my mind. It has been a steady constant throughout my life. Once I became the LA Hope Dealer, I wanted to help other people tap into their creative side to find a healthy outlet to destress and alleviate anxiety. Now, I send stencils to everyday people around the world to encourage self-expression and creativity. LA Hope Dealer is bigger than me – it’s a movement to bring positivity and encourage imagination.


No matter how you choose to enjoy your cannabis, the feeling you get when you encounter your happy moment is unmistakable. What does your happy moment look like or feel like?

My happy moment is when I am home with my pup and I can let my guard down and not think about things I have to do for work. I can unwind, smoke, watch Golden Girls, and eat dark chocolate.


What is your relationship with cannabis care?

I like using cannabis in my actual art pieces sometimes. It adds uniqueness and a deeper element to the finished product.

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