Jimmy Carberry →
Jim Carberry has a unique relationship with the Cannabis industry spanning over 30 years.
He has been intimately involved as a patient, activist and educator. Diagnosed with glaucoma in his 30’s Jim has a unique relationship with the Cannabis industry spanning over 30 years. He has been intimately involved as a patient, activist and educator. Diagnosed with glaucoma in his 30’s Jim discovered Cannabis medicine as the most effective way to manage his condition and prevent blindness. He helps thousands of people understand the value of the medicine, both publicly and in private consultation.
He is a speaker in US and Europe as patient advocate “Glaucoma Jim”.
Jim is a Co-Founder of Compassionate Caregivers. Coming from a patient’s perspective, he realized how important it is to have access to quality medicine from knowledgeable staff in a clean safe environment.
As Dispensary Director he was responsible for all aspects of the dispensary business from design through operations, staff hiring and training, media, promotions and marketing. He helped to open 9 dispensaries, personally training over 150 retail sales personnel and over 100 other employees of all positions.
As an innovator in dispensary development he opened and managed the first dispensary in Southern California, the Yellow House, which he developed to a patient base of over 100,000 people from 2004-2006.
Many years of attending and participating at conferences and Cannabis events has given Jim the honor of being a High Times Cannabis Judge multiple times both in the U.S. and Europe.
He has decades of experience in the production, design, promotion and distribution of products in the Glass Paraphernalia Industry. In this capacity he worked the national trade shows for 25+ years, marketing and promoting.