Apr 17

Beverly Hills Cannalebrity Cheryl Shuman Partners With Studio 420, A Cannabis Friendly Creative Agency

World’s Most Visible Cannabis TV Expert Announces Strategic Business Alliance With The Cannabis Industry’s Premiere Web Design and Development Firm

Cheryl Shuman is pleased to announced that she has formed a strategic business partnership with Denver based Studio 420, a business unit of Planet Media, LLC that specializes in branding, website design and digital marketing for high profile cannabis clients.

In this venture, Studio 420 and Cheryl Shuman have teamed up to work with some of the most respected names in the legalized marijuana market. Studio 420 will utilize the resources of Planet Media, a leading Denver-based digital marketing agency with over 16 years of experience in providing company and product strategic branding services, website design and development, e-commerce and online shopping, consulting and digital marketing strategies.

Known as the Martha Stewart of Cannabis, Cheryl Shuman lectures internationally on “Partnering with Celebrities to Expand Your Cannabis Business.” Ms. Shuman will share her experiences working with hundreds of celebrities as brand ambassadors for successful cannabis businesses.

Cheryl Shuman brings her 25 years skills of public relations, media, product branding, and business development to this new alliance. Ms. Shuman was recently featured on the cover of Adweek as Pot’s First Luxury Brand for the Beverly Hills Cannabis Club, in Elle Magazine as The Most Powerful Women in the Pot Industry, named The Cannabis Queen of Beverly Hills by The New York Times Sunday Magazine as well as gracing the cover of The London Times Magazine.

“We are excited to be working with one of the most recognizable faces in the cannabis industry on a partnership where we each bring a unique complementary set of assets to table. We believe this partnership will produce a wide spectrum of online business opportunities for entrepreneurs and existing companies targeting the cannabis space,” said Kurt Whitt, CEO/Founder of Studio 420.

Additionally, Studio 420 will be providing brand strategy, design and development for Shuman’s new online magazine, Cannalebrity scheduled to make it’s online debut shortly.

Kurt Whitt, CEO/ Founder of Studio 420 commented “The recent momentum of the legalization of marijuana inspires us, and we are eager to help solidify the industry.” Whitt went on to say “We knew that there would be tremendous upside potential for companies that could contribute to the development of the mainstream cannabis industry.”

“As the industry becomes more sophisticated and mature, more states move to allow either medical or recreational marijuana sales, you can count on more sophisticated competitors for your cannabis dollar. And one of the chief attractors for that dollar is going to be your cannabusiness brand, image and website. We have a strategy to team of with the best of breed to service the industry with excellence and feel blessed to be associated with Kurt the Studio 420 team,” states Shuman.

The industry has grown up fast, and growing right along with it will be marketing smarts. Counting on yesterday’s steady flow of customers won’t cut it as the cannabis market evolves. Which is why your marketing strategy, as expressed via your website, must grow up fast, too. Studio 420 stands prepared to address your requirements both today in in the future.

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About Cheryl Shuman Inc.

Established in 1984, Cheryl Shuman Inc. is a public relations, media, product branding, event production and business development firm focusing on merging mainstream with the cannabis industry. In 2006, Shuman was diagnosed with cancer. After years of following failed allopathic medicine treatments, she opted for medical cannabis in the form of raw juice and oils as an alternative. Her success using medical cannabis led her to found the Beverly Hills Cannabis Club (

Today, Cheryl is the most visible and recognizable entrepreneurs in the marijuana reform movement, recently receiving the 2013 Activist of the Year Award at Seattle Hempfest. Cheryl has reached over 100 million viewers worldwide while appearing on such mainstream shows as CNN’s Piers Morgan Live, The Katie Couric Show, The View, ABC’s 20/20, Good Morning America, Fox Business News and many other media outlets.

She was recently featured on the cover of Adweek as Pot’s First Marketer as the first company to establish a luxury “Starbucks of Pot” Brand (, in Elle Magazine as The Most Potent Women in the Pot Industry ( and The Unexpected Rise of the Marijuana Mom (, named The Cannabis Queen of Beverly Hills by The New York Times Sunday Magazine (, as well as gracing the cover of The London Times Magazine as The Cannabis Queen of Beverly Hills (

Shuman recently launched a luxury cannabis conference series to focus on the affluent cannabis market and high-dollar investment vehicles for the rapidly growing space. Cheryl Shuman is represented for TV, film, book and lecturing deals by the prestigious William Morris Endeavor Agency in Beverly Hills. For more information, please visit

About Studio 420

Studio 420 is a Denver-based cannabis digital marketing agency dedicated to your success. As an investor, grower, marijuana consultant, high-profile dispensary, lab, retailer, club, directory, or association, YOU are the backbone of this growing industry. Through smart use of the latest in design technologies and cannabis marketing strategies, we bring your cannabusiness to the forefront and help make you a key player in the marketplace.

Studio 420 is owned and operated by Planet Media (, a privately held Limited Liability Corporation, incorporated in the State of Colorado with offices in Denver and Málaga, Spain. The company was established in 1999 in Mountain View, California and founded by Kurt Whitt, a Silicon Valley business executive with over 25 years of experience in Internet and web based businesses, interactive television, new media, broadcast and broadband communications.

For additional information on Studio 420, please visit our website at or phone
the Denver studio at 720-279-1289.