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The mission of Startup Grind is to educate, connect, and inspire entrepreneurs. Startup Grind Sacramento in partnership with the Urban Hive meets monthly at their Cannery location. There will be networking, great food, and live music! Come and be part of Sacramento's Startup Community. This month, we will be interviewing Kimberly Cargile. Kimberly is the co-founder of A Therapeutic Alternative, a medical cannabis dispensary in Sacramento. She also recently co-founded Khemia Manufacturing, a cannabis manufacturing accelerator also based in Sacramento.
A Therapeutic Alternative / Khemia Manufacturing
Kimberly Cargile is the co-founder of A Therapeutic Alternative, a medical cannabis dispensary in Sacramento. She also recently co-founded Khemia Manufacturing, a cannabis manufacturing accelerator also based in Sacramento.
Kimberly Cargile has been dedicated to advancing the medical cannabis industry in California for over a decade. With over 15 years experience as a cultivator and 10 years operating dispensaries, Kimberly has gained invaluable industry experience. In 2006, when she graduated Humboldt State University as a Presidential Scholar with a degree in Liberal Studies with a minor in Psychology and a focus on Social Justice, she moved to Sacramento and began her advocacy for patients to City Councils, Board of Supervisors and the State Legislature. Kimberly has worked hard over the years to continually expand her knowledge the science and law of medical cannabis. As a consultant she has helped many companies open or transition into the regulated market place. As the Executive Director of A Therapeutic Alternative Inc., a locally permitted dispensary in Sacramento, Kimberly is proud of the fact that various government officials have commended her on her model operation. Her passion for helping others has fueled her desire to stay in the industry through some very hard times. Kimberly is respected for her knowledge, ethics and compassion. Her experience has earned her the title as an expert in the medical cannabis industry.