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Drag Race Star Laganja Estranja Joins Notorious B.I.G.’s Son CJ Wallace & Others for Queer Cannabis Compendium

October 20, 2020 – Los Angeles.  For the full month of October, the QueerX festival is streaming as Revry’s newest live channel–QueerX TV –a free, 24/7 TV channel which hosts Revry’s newest POC-driven panel series, Amplify Voices.

Amplify Voices is a revolutionary TV show panel series on Revry, Co-Executive produced by Zeke Thomas and EJ Jamele. There’s no doubt that the mainstream media has historically lacked diversity. Amplify Voices is here to help change that and pass the mic to incredible humans you should know more about. In this series we embrace conversations and debates to achieve heightened intersectional understanding across the Queer and POC global community.

On Friday, Oct. 23, the Amplify Voices episode “Queer Cannabis” will premiere at 5pm PST / 8pm EST on Revry. Presented by Think BIG and Tauriga Gum, the “Queer Cannabis” panel is a multi- ethnic and generational conversation on how the LGBTQ+ community has always been at the forefront of cannabis legalization in the US and the continued fight for representation and inclusion in the growing industry with thought-leaders in the community across activism, cannabis, politics, fashion and music.  

The conversation is moderated by Willie Mack (Social Entrepreneur, Activist, Creative Director & Photographer) and our panelists include CJ Wallace(Actor, Social Entrepreneur & Activist), James Barnes (Co-Founder & CEO ZYNN LIFE), Laganja Estranja (Cannabis Advocate, Drag Performer and Recording Artist), Tracey Mason (Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, House of Saka  Infused Luxury) and our host Zeke Thomas (Award-winning sexual assault & mental health awareness activist, TV Host, DJ & producer).

“I am truly so grateful REVRY put this panel together!! I have never experienced such a stimulating conversation, especially virtually during this pandemic,” shares Laganja Estranja. “To be surrounded by such diversity really gave me hope for the industry, and I am beyond thankful there are other queer individuals breaking down the stigma around cannabis.”

Host: Joshua “Zeke” Thomas

Tauriga Sciences, Inc., a revenue generating, diversified life sciences company, with a proprietary line of functional “supplement” chewing gums as well as ongoing Biotechnology initiatives, has cosponsored with Think Big, LLC – a Los Angeles, California based Social Impact Company founded by CJ Wallace, the son of Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace and R&B singer Faith Evans.

“It’s important to me that Think BIG’s and Tauriga Science support LGBT rights and amplify their voices, because the gay communities’ fight to legalize medical marijuana is one of the reasons why my family and other families can use it today,” said CJ Wallace.

ABOUT TAURIGA SCIENCES, INC.
Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (TAUG) is a revenue generating, diversified life sciences company, engaged in several major business activities and initiatives. The company manufactures and distributes several proprietary retail products and product lines, mainly focused on the Cannabidiol (“CBD”) and Cannabigerol (“CBG”) Edibles market segment. The main product line, branded as Tauri-Gum™, consists of a proprietary supplement chewing gum that is Kosher certified, Halal certified, and Vegan Formulated (CBD Infused Tauri-Gum™ Flavors: Mint, Blood Orange, Pomegranate), (CBG Infused Tauri-Gum™ Flavors: Peach-Lemon, Black Currant) & (Vitamin C + Zinc “Immune Booster” Tauri-Gum™ Flavor: Pear Bellini). The Company’s commercialization strategy consists of a broad array of retail customers, distributors, and a fast-growing E-Commerce business segment (E-Commerce website: www.taurigum.com). Please visit our corporate website, for additional information, as well as inquiries, at http://www.tauriga.com

Complementary to the Company’s retail business, are its two ongoing biotechnology initiatives. The first one relates to the development of a Pharmaceutical grade version of Tauri-Gum™, for nausea regulation (specifically designed to help patients that are subjected to ongoing chemotherapy treatment). On March 18, 2020, the Company announced that it filed a provisional U.S. patent application covering its pharmaceutical grade version of Tauri-Gum™. The Patent, filed with the U.S.P.T.O. is Titled “MEDICATED CBD COMPOSITIONS, METHODS OF MANUFACTURING, AND METHODS OF TREATMENT”. The second one relates to a collaboration agreement with Aegea Biotechnologies Inc. for the co-development of a rapid, multiplexed, Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) test with superior sensitivity and selectivity.   

The Company is headquartered in New York City and operates a regional office in Barcelona, Spain. In addition, the Company operates a full time E-Commerce fulfillment center located in LaGrangeville, New York. Corp. Website: www.tauriga.com, E-Commerce Website: www.taurigum.com, QR Code Landing Page: www.taurigaqrcode.com

ABOUT THINK BIG, LLC
Think BIG is a social impact company that advocates for the global legalization of hemp and cannabis, criminal justice reform, and reinvestment into communities that were most harmed by the prohibition of cannabis. Think BIG was founded by Christopher J. “CJ” Wallace, Willie Mack and Todd Russaw in March 2019 to honor the life and legacy of CJ’s father, Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace. Think BIG launched Frank White it’s first lifestyle brand as a platform for fueling and celebrating Black creativity and self-expression. Frank White is named after one of the aliases The Notorious B.I.G. used to express himself. Think BIG is a proud member of Minority CannabisBusiness Association and Last Prisoners Projectwww.comethinkbig.com www.frankwhite.co

ABOUT REVRY
Watch Queer TV 24/7 with the first LGBTQ+ virtual cable TV network. Revry offers free live TV channels and on-demand viewing of its global library featuring LGBTQ+ movies, shows, music, podcasts, news, and exclusive originals all in one place! Revry is currently available globally in over 250+ million households and devices and on seven OTT, mobile, and Desktop platforms. Revry can also be viewed on nine live and on-demand channels and Connected TVs including: The Roku Channel, Samsung TV Plus, Comcast Xfinity X1, Dell, XUMO TV, Zapping TV, STIRR, TiVo+, and as the first LGBTQ+ virtual reality channel on Littlstar (available on PlayStation devices). The company–an inaugural member of the Goldman Sachs Black and LatinX Cohort–is headquartered in Los Angeles and led by a diverse founding team who bring decades of experience in the fields of tech, digital media, and LGBTQ+ advocacy. Follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @revrytv, Revry.tv

Again, Amplify Voices episode “Queer Cannabis” will premiere at 5pm PST / 8pm EST on Revry this Friday, October 23rd. 

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