Steve Bloom

Publisher of and former editor of High Times and Freedom LeafHe’s also co-author of Pot Culture: The A-Z Guide to Stoner Language & Life and Reefer Movie Madness: The Ultimate Stoner Film Guide. As a board member of the NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally since 2018, he coordinates music, speakers and sponsors for the Union Square Park component of the event.

Noah Potter

An attorney and drug policy consultant, he’s the author of the New Amsterdam Psychedelic Law Blog, a member and former chair of the New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Drugs and the Law and an advocate for progressive psychedelic law reform. After acting for several years as the general manager of the NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally beginning in 2011, this board member now serves as coordinator of government relations, political speakers outreach and Parade management. 

Troy Smit

Deputy Director of Empire State NORML, and board member of the NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally since 2011.


A filmmaker, record producer web developer and visual artist working in a variety of mediums, he’s been organizing, stage managing and fundraising for the NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally since 2012.

Kym B

She and her business partner created TribeTokes, a sexy smoke and vape brand with a showroom in Manhattan's Meatpacking District where she helps oversee the company's operations, including the CBD website She produces the NYC Cannabis PArade & Rally after-party.


 Public Relations by Stu Zakim and Bridge Strategic Communications

• Logos and Sponsor Deck by Mark Forscher and Under After