San Jose Mercury News Features Octavia Wellness

The San Jose Mercury News talked to our CEO, Carrie Tice, and 2 of our wellness consultants last week for an article about the burgeoning cannabis industry.

“Some Bay Area startups, such as San Francisco-based Octavia Wellness, are making it easier for seniors to access medical marijuana. The company operates much like Avon, but instead of selling cosmetics to their friends, Octavia’s representatives make a commission selling marijuana products.

Jeannine Faull, a 77-year-old resident of the Rossmoor retirement community in Walnut Creek, started using topical marijuana-infused creams and oils while recovering from shoulder surgery in 2013. Now Faull orders the products from Octavia to treat her arthritis, and as a consultant for the company, recommends items to other seniors in her community.”

Read the full article and watch the video here: Marijuana startups flying high with California poised to legalize