Ashley is a dedicated cannabis advocate, a proud Vermonter, & the CEO of EMT
Ashley and her husband Colin established EMT in May of 2017 after Ashley’s personal struggle with postpartum anxiety. Finding relief through the use of CBD, Ashley saw a need for cannabis advocation to all. By providing science-backed education and high-quality, lab-tested CBD products, Ashley and the EMT Team have created a loyal following of canna-experts.
Ashley is an advisor on the Cannabis Control Board Advisory committee for Vermont. As an advisor, Ashley is one of the cannabis activists leading Vermont to an equitable, fair, and just cannabis retail market.
Positions Relevant to Legal Cannabis in Vermont
Compliance & Enforcement Committee
Social Equity Committee
Ashley’s contributions will help Vermont get started on formulating and distributing licenses, shaping the dispensary landscape, and determining how processing and cultivating will work in the legal cannabis landscape.
Vermont Young Change Maker Award
Vermont Business for Social Responsibility named Ashley as the 2021 “Vermont Young Change Maker Award!” This award is “recognizes an individual under age 40 who has led the formation of a socially responsible enterprise that has been in operation three or more years.”
Statement from EMT:
“With the legalization of an adult-use cannabis market, Vermont is on the verge of a significant agricultural revolution and economic opportunity. In this moment lies the rare potential to incorporate socially responsible business practices into an industry from its inception. Elmore Mountain Therapeutics is immensely grateful for VBSR’s recognition of our mission to support well being, economic development, social justice and environmental sustainability. This acceptance and support will be critical in ensuring Vermont’s cannabis future is just, green and equitable.” – Ashley Reynolds, CEO
Ashley's Ted Talk
Cannabis – A Future Without Stigma