Jordan Wellington

Partner

Jordan Wellington

Jordan Wellington is a partner at Strategies 64, where he regularly advises government officials, businesses, trade associations, and other organizations around the U.S. and across the globe on the responsible regulation of cannabis. He is also host of S64’s Weed Wonks podcast, which features conversations about timely cannabis policy issues with state cannabis regulators, policymakers, and industry leaders.

Jordan has played a key role in drafting cannabis legislation and regulations in Colorado and other states, and he has served on several public and private sector advisory boards and working groups dedicated to developing sensible cannabis policies. He has co-authored white papers on behalf of cannabis industry organizations regarding cannabis packaging, labeling, and testing policies, and he often appears in the media discussing cannabis policy and business matters. He also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where he taught a class titled, “Regulating Cannabis.”

Prior to arriving at S64, Jordan joined Vicente Sederberg LLP as compliance director in 2014 and helped launch the firm’s regulatory compliance practice. He also co-founded Simplifya, a cannabis regulatory compliance software company.

Previously, Jordan was a legislative staffer in the Colorado House of Representatives, where he shepherded legislation through the General Assembly to implement the state’s voter-approved legalization law, Amendment 64. He was then hired as a senior regulatory analyst for the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division in the state Department of Revenue, where he organized the division’s stakeholder engagement process and drafted many of the state regulations governing retail and medical cannabis.

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