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The PolicyQuake Story

PolicyQuake has helped many companies grow and thrive in the cannabis industry.

Since the beginning

Demitri Downing and his team have been in the middle of the development of the medical marijuana industry since 2012. He has developed a deep understanding of the nuances of the emerging industry even guiding in the writing of Prop 205. In 2016 Demitri Downing became the founder of MITA, the Arizona Marijuana Industry Trade Association (formerly the DNA dispensary Network Association), Arizona’s first and largest industry trade association.

The Cannabis Industry

Demitri has distinguished himself in the Cannabis industry with his understanding of the regulatory structure and the emerging marketplace in Arizona and nationally. Demitri, through his company PolicyQuake, has lobbied in Nevada & Arizona for pro-industry changes in the law as well as advised and helped develop numerous dispensaries and cultivations operations. A registered lobbyist and former Tribal Prosecutor Demitri, brings to the industry a level of professionalism, compliance, and accountability.

Brian Warde

EO and Co-Founder for DMC Services and Zanzibar Prime management companies

Demitri Downing

Founder / CEO of PolicyQuake Lobbying and Consulting

Giulia Valluzzi

Strategic, High-Performing Cannabis Industry Operations & Business Development Leader

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