United Ohio unites the Ohio cannabis community, patients and industry leaders as a collective force in changing and influencing Ohio's laws to provide legal and safe access to patients.
Lead Ohio as the preeminent patient advocacy organization for therapeutic cannabis use and research.
Advocate for comprehensive and regulated access to cannabis for therapeutic use and research.
Influence groups and individuals working on cannabis reform on behalf of the patients of Ohio.
Promote patient-prioritized best practices on regulations, strategies and policies for Ohio’s cannabis industry.
Lissa Satori is a patient and cannabis advocate in Ohio and currently works as a consultant in the hemp and cannabis industry. A single mother and a former Children’s Services Investigator, Lissa prioritizes patients and responsible regulations. Active in Ohio cannabis reform since early 2013, she has attended numerous meetings with lawmakers, cannabis conferences, classes, and workshops and is considered a leading voice for patients and cannabis reform in the state. She is a founding board member of the Ohio Hemp Chamber of Commerce, the Founding Chair of the Columbus Ohio Chapter of Women Grow, the former Executive Director of Ohio Rights Group, state organizer for the Ohioans for Medical Marijuana campaign, and organizer of United Ohio. Lissa has a proven track record of successful community and grass roots organizing, is a skilled public speaker, and maintains a vast network of National cannabis industry leaders.
Nicole Scholten is a former public school educator turned patient advocate out of concern for the health of her 11-year-old daughter, Lucy. For the past 2 years she has worked as a director of Ohio Families CANN, a parental advocacy group, to connect with and educated our state officials and medical professionals about the reality that cannabis is medicine. Since learning about the promising treatment opportunities from medical cannabis, Nicole has developed relationships with and learned from parents and industry experts around the nation with the ultimate goal of playing a supporting role for pediatric and adult patients in the state if Ohio.
Brad works in brand management at Procter & Gamble on the North America healthcare business in Cincinnati. He is a cannabis legalization advocate and an entrepreneur with two successful technology ventures. Brad holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Missouri.