Ashley Keenan is a journalist, consultant, and medical cannabis advocate that has worked exclusively in the cannabis industry since 2018. Ashley specializes in editorial, content strategy, copywriting, digital marketing, reporting and storytelling.
Ashley is an experienced editor with a keen eye for cannabis storytelling and news coverage. Most recently, Ashley was the Canada Editor at Leafly, consulting editor for the inaugural Cannada Blend magazine and is a dedicated journalist on the cannabis beat. Her bylines include National Post, Leafly, Stratcann, Mugglehead, Cannada Blend, and industry ghostwriting.
Ashley takes pride in her reporting, using storytelling to educate and empower readers to make informed decisions about cannabis. Drawing from science-based research, personal anecdotes, and industry stakeholders, she is able to weave the narrative of Canadian cannabis in a way that appeals to both industry professionals and consumers alike.
Ashley uses her personal experience with chronic illness and medical cannabis to dispel the stigmas surrounding disability and plant medicine. Ashley has built her career around education and advocacy and will continue to serve readers and patients through her work. Ashley is currently accepting contracts for 2023 and PR pitches are always welcome.