Tara Misu is the CEO and founder of Blazin’ Bakery, New Jersey’s first legal edibles company started in 2009. Blazin’ Bakery products have been sold in Spencer Gifts and over 1,000 shops nationally. The company also offers CBD products including it’s new pet line Blazin’ Barkery.
Tara is an edibles expert who studied extraction science in California and Colorado. She uses her extensive cannabis experience to advance legalization, she was the single largest contributor to the New Jersey 2019 Medical Marijuana Bill Jake Honig’s Law, NJ’s first cannabis legislation passed in nearly a decade. She’s currently Executive Director of the New Jersey CannaBusiness Association, the states first and largest cannabis trade organization.
An encyclopedia of cannabis knowledge, Tara has recently added Professor to her resume. She developed the content and taught one of NJ’s first cannabis courses at an accredited college and will soon be releasing her own online course. Tara frequently speaks at national conferences on topics such as edibles, extraction, licensing, branding and policy.
Before her time in cannabis Tara worked as a designer/branding specialist in New York and London, her resume includes Fortune 500 companies such as Google, Victoria’s Secret and the Hearst Corporation.
Aside from cannabis Tara loves all things macabre and horror, dabbling in acting, stand-up / improv comedy and her terrifying chihuahua, Diablo.