Before launching The Antidote, Dashone spent 16 years as a network engineer and strategic
adviser to firms such as Ernst & Young, Raytheon, IBM, and Koreatown Collective. After/during
a fruitful career fostering ties with city officials, policymakers and business executives,
Dashone developed significant experience in the art of cultivation, extraction, and growth of
both the hemp and cannabis industry. A native of Los Angeles, Dashone holds over 12 years of legal
seed-to-sale experience in the cannabis industry and has collaborated to create some of California’s
best award-winning edible, concentrate, and luxury flower lines. In 2018, Dashone established The
Antidote, “LA’s first CBD Superstore” with the goal of introducing the CBD lifestyle and benefits to all.
Janice is highly regarded in the cannabis industry. Since 2008, she has owned and operated a PRE-ICO
collective in Los Angeles. Throughout the years, she has successfully branded Koreatown Collective as a
premier dispensary in Hollywood that provides both quality products and superior patient support. In 2015,
she found a unique niche in the skin care market as she infused CBD into daily skin care, creating Elevate
CBD Cosmetics. Janice currently is a board member of Glaca, California’s oldest cannabis trade association,
as well as serving as an advisor for the Southern California Coalition (SCC). Prior to cannabis, Janice
worked on Wall Street for Merrill Lynch as a financial consultant and operations manager.
Sam spent six years as a prescription formulator for Johnson & Johnson before accepting the position as The
Antidote’s resident Phytocannabinoid Specialist, with the ability to develop and execute personalized programs
for patients, custom formulations, or other uses of phytocannabinoids.
Anita has more than a decade of experience in high-end luxury sales and leadership positions in the architectural
design industry. After leaving the corporate world to pursue her interest in overall health and well-being, Anita
became deeply involved in self development and holistic healing, which led her to CBD. She has been a key part of
The Antidote, even before the doors opened, working mostly behind the scenes. Anita also works with a CBD start-up
and continues to live and promote the CBD lifestyle.