Laura Beohner, CEO & Co-Founder
Laura Beohner is the CEO & Co-Founder of The Healing Rose, which was founded in 2016 after Laura’s dislocated kneecap injury helped her to discover the power of topicals that are infused with a synergy of cannabinoids, herbs, and essential oils. The Healing Rose is a Certified Organic hemp cannabinoid MDAR-licensed manufacturer based in Newburyport, MA. The Healing Rose’s products can be found on the shelves of over 180 retail locations across 26 states, including over 80 Massachusetts Dispensaries.
As a medical cannabis patient for 10+ years, Laura is passionate about helping other understand the benefits of cannabis and hemp. She believes it’s important to educate consumers about the different options for consumption methods, and that everybody’s Endocannabinoid System is unique to them, and so is everyone’s journey with cannabinoids.
Laura is a sought-after public speaker for conventions and trade shows all over New England for the past 8+ years. Laura is the Director and Founder of the Massachusetts Hemp Coalition. Additionally, Laura is on the Board of Directors for Elevate Northeast and is on the Board of Directors for Northeast Sustainable Hemp Association (NOSHA). The Healing Rose won the 2023 NECANN Community Award for “Champion in Corporate Social Responsibility” and the 2018 award for “Best New England Cannabis Company. THR’s topicals have received the “Best Topical” award in 6 different cannabis competitions. Laura won the 2020 NECANN Community Award for “Massachusetts Cannabis Activist of the Year”.
In Laura’s free time, she enjoys coaching girls softball and basketball, spending time with her daughters, fiancé, and pets, and exploring new places in the world. Laura’s hobbies include camping, hiking, biking, bowling, shooting hoops, and yoga. Laura is also a mentor through EforAll Merrimack Valley.