Anna Diaz is one of the co-founders of Oregon NORML and just completed her third term on the Board of Directors. Diaz is the editor of Oregon NORML's newsletter and a published writer on cannabis issues.
In addition to Weedist, she reports on Oregon's cannabis community for the West Coast Leaf newspaper, West Coast Cannabis magazine, hightimes.com and state and local media. She was also a featured writer for Skunk Magazine’s 50th Issue, as author of their Tokin’ Female interview with Diane Fornbacher.
Anna has been the captain of the Oregon NORML Race for the Cure team for the past two years and is a member of the Executive Committee of the NORML Women’s Alliance.
She volunteers at the World Famous Cannabis Café in Portland, working alongside Madeline Martinez as an advocate for registrants in Oregon’s medical cannabis program.
Anna is the recipient of the 2011 Pauline Sabin Award, presented by NORML each year to recognize women leaders in the cannabis movement.
She celebrated her ten-year anniversary as a cannabis activist at the Global Cannabis March in May 2011 and continues her work as the founder of Women for Measure 80, a group that is working to pass a legalization initiative in Oregon for 2012.