Destinee Blanco

Director of Operations

Destinee Nicole Blanco is the Director of Operations for the Marijuana Industry Trade Association, a national organization and one of the top cannabis networking groups in the country, as well as, an editor at Arizona Cannabis News. As Director of Operations, Destinee’s role is to support and promote and gather the cannabis industry in the Arizona market. 

Destinee started at MITA as the social media representative and quickly progressed in the company. Destinee has been involved in the Arizona cannabis industry since 2019 and steers the top networking monthly in-person conferences presented by MITA in Arizona. 

Destinee started running Arizona Cannabis Monthly in 2019 and assisted in rebranding the website to Arizona Cannabis News ( She now solely runs the Arizona Cannabis News website. With the passing of Prop 207, Destinee’s free time is designated to tending to her cannabis and house plants. Destinee can be found on Instagram @dezhowitgrows