• August 30, 2017: Rolling Stone named Shaleen one of "Six Women Shaping the Cannabis Industry"
  • July 31, 2017: Shaleen is the featured guest on the Cannabis Economy podcast with Seth Adler this week.
  • July 24, 2017: Read an op-ed authored by Shaleen about the equity provisions in the new Massachusetts law and the push it took to get them included.
  • June 10, 2017: Shaleen spoke on the panel "Economic Opportunities for Women in Cannabis" at the Southeast Cannabis Conference and Expo in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  • June 29, 2017: Read an op-ed on the racial justice impact of the Massachusetts marijuana bills, co-authored by Shaleen.
  • May 9, 2017: Read Shaleen's top tips on salary negotiation and the details on THC Staffing Group's groundbreaking salary survey in Leafly.
  • April 12, 2017: Shaleen was interviewed for Epicenter Community's #WCW.
  • April 7, 2017: NBC interviewed Shaleen in its coverage of the first-ever Cannabis Career Fair organized in Boston by THC Staffing Group.
  • April 6, 2017: Shaleen was interviewed for a feature in Mass Appeal.
  • March 15, 2017: Shaleen was interviewed in Elevated Nation.
  • March 10, 2017: VICE interviewed Shaleen as a leader in crafting the Minority Cannabis Business Association model bill.
  • March 6, 2017: Shaleen had the great honor of speaking about medical cannabis at the Power of Collaboration Global Summit at the United Nations.
  • February 22, 2017: Shaleen spoke at the Envisioning the Cannabis Marketplace panel at Boston University.
  • January 10, 2017: Shaleen was interviewed about getting minorities into the cannabis industry on Boston's NPR news station, WBUR Boston.
  • December 21, 2016: Shaleen was interviewed in the New Republic about the growing movement to include people with marijuana convictions into the legal cannabis industry.
  • July 2, 2016: Shaleen spoke on the panel, "The Next Episode: Making Marijuana a Movement for Black and Brown People," at the National Lawyers Guild #Law4thePeople Convention in New York August 3-7.
  • June 27, 2016: Legal marijuana can still get you fired and criminal convictions can still prevent you from entering the industry. Read Shaleen's quotes on the topic in Merry Jane.
  • June 20, 2016: You can read about Shaleen's interview on Women's Health magazine's Uninterrupted podcast here or download it on iTunes.
  • June 5, 2016: Shaleen was the guest on Drug Truth Network's weekly radio show, Century of Lies.
  • May 20, 2016: Right around annual Hyperemesis Gravidarum Awareness day, Shaleen shared her story with Vice for an article about medical cannabis and pregnancy.
  • May 9, 2016: Read Shaleen's comments in honor of Mother's Day for Cannabis Now Magazine on behalf of Moms United to End the Drug War.
  • May 5, 2016: Shaleen will be discussing careers in cannabis as the featured speaker at the Boston chapter of Women Grow's monthly leadership event tonight.
  • May 4, 2016: Keep an eye out for the forthcoming documentary film, Mary Janes: Women of Weed. Shaleen is one of the featured "Puffragettes."
  • April 25, 2016: Shaleen is hosting the Boston session of "Supernova Women," a groundbreaking group of women of color in cannabis who provide free seminars for communities of color related to medical cannabis, legalization, and prison reform.
  • April 17, 2016: Congratulations to Shaleen for winning Students for Sensible Drug Policy's Outstanding Alumnus in Service to Drug Policy Reform award for 2016.
  • March 18, 2016: Check out THC Staffing Group's top tips on inclusion, hiring and getting hired, in Shaleen's interview for Leafly.
  • February 9, 2016: Read Shaleen's piece "Time for Reparations? How the Marijuana Industry is Excluding People of Color"
  • February 5, 2016: See Shaleen on the panel, "Inclusion is an Active Verb: Partnering with Diverse Communities" at the Women Grow Leadership Summit in Denver.
  • December 8, 2015: Guest article in Dig Boston called "One Bud: A Plea to Unite Legalization Factions"
  • November 25, 2015: You can see the video from Shaleen's panel at the Drug Policy Alliance conference here.
  • October 2015: Shaleen has accepted a seat on the Board of Trustees of Students for Sensible Drug Policy.
  • September 23, 2015: Shaleen will be speaking on the panel, "Ensuring Inclusion, Repairing Damage: Diversity, Equity and the Marijuana Industry" at the Drug Policy Alliance conference in Washington, DC November 18-21.
  • September 2, 2015: The initiative submitted by the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Massachusetts, which was co-drafted by Shaleen, has been certified for the November 2016 ballot.
  • August 26, 2015: Check out the cover story of Newsweek this week about women in the marijuana industry. Shaleen is quoted heavily.
  • August 1, 2015: Shaleen will be speaking at the Cannabis Research and Patient Care Seminar in Sheffield, MA on August 29.
  • April 15, 2015: Shaleen is a board member of the Minority Cannabis Business Association.
  • April 4, 2015: Shaleen is featured in Ladybud in an extensive interview about her life and career.
  • April 9, 2014: Shaleen is quoted about insurance coverage and medical marijuana in the personal finance publication Main Street.
  • March 27, 2014: An article covers Shaleen’s talk at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.
  • March 13, 2014: Shaleen is the newest representative of Moms United to End the War on Drugs.
  • February 27, 2014: On March 27, Shaleen will be speaking at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, MA.
  • January 31, 2014: Shaleen joins the Board of Directors of Garden Remedies, Inc., which was selected by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to receive one of 20 licenses to operate a medical marijuana dispensary in Massachusetts. It will be located in Newton, MA and plans to open this year.
  • January 23, 2014: Click here to read “3 Reasons Marijuana Legalization in Colorado is Good for People of Color,” an op-ed co-authored by Shaleen and Neill Franklin in response to an article in theGrio.
  • January 15, 2014: Shaleen’s letter clarifying the effect of Colorado’s marijuana legalization law is published in the Washington Post.
  • January 13, 2014: The Boston Globe publishes Shaleen’s letter to the editor, “For marijuana, prohibition is the experiment that failed“.
  • December 1, 2013: A six-page interview and feature is published in Skunk magazine.
  • September 9, 2013: Shaleen’s advice for women interested in getting involved in drug policy advocacy published in Ladybud magazine.
  • August 13, 2013: An interview with Shaleen in the South Asian culture/lifestyle magazine The Aerogram about marijuana issues and Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s apology for misleading the public
  • August 12, 2013: Marijuana Majority’s reaction to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s speech endorsing reforms to mandatory minimum sentences
  • June 2, 2013: Shaleen’s past work in Illinois and 2012 work in Colorado mentioned in a dialogue about the new Illinois medical marijuana law
  • March 4, 2013: Trailer released for the comedy documentary Grassroots featuring Shaleen and other activists on the Colorado Amendment 64 campaign
  • January 28, 2013: Introduction to Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Association with quote from Shaleen in the Boston Globe
  • January 17, 2013: Front-page feature in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly on Shaleen and other medical marijuana lawyers
  • January 15, 2013: Advice Q&A about residency for medical marijuana patients with Shaleen in the Boston Phoenix
  • December 1, 2012: An extensive interview with Shaleen in the Good Men Project
  • November 28, 2012: Boston Globe article on Shaleen and Vicente Sederberg’s services in Massachusetts
  • November 27, 2012: Boston Business Journal article on Shaleen and Vicente Sederberg’s new office
  • November 14, 2012: The Rachel Maddow Show features Amendment 64 campaign including Shaleen and other staff sign-waving on election day. A similar photo is published on the Associated Press photo wire.
  • November 7, 2012 (Election Day): WE DID IT!!!!
  • October 1, 2012: Shaleen consulted on the legitimacy of medical marijuana in an article on Al Jazeera
  • October 1, 2012: Shaleen quoted about Amendment 64 and the public safety in the Denver Post
  • September 5, 2012: A parody video mocking President Obama’s Kal Penn ad for marijuana hypocrisy, written and produced by Shaleen, goes viral and is featured in several media outlets. It also inspires more than a thousand tweets sent to President Obama and Kal Penn,challenging them to “#earnmyvote”.
  • September 1, 2012: Shaleen is honored with the High Times Freedom Fighter award for September 2012.