Sept 12, 2018 – On Tuesday September 11, former Anchorage Alaska TV reporter Charlene Egbe, known now in the cannabis industry as Charlo Green, entered a guilty plea to one count of misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth-degree, which is a felony. 13 other charges against her were dropped.
Green became famous when she stopped in the middle of a report she was giving on her own cannabis business in September 2014, and stated live on air, “Fuck it, I quit.” The incident went viral on social media and was reported nationwide. It also provided a launch for her new cannabis career as Charlo Green. She has effectively used the notoriety to earn a living by combining her new cannabis persona and her short lived cannabis business experience.
In October 2015, Greene was charged with 10 felonies and four misdemeanors. The state said Greene sold marijuana to undercover officers in her downtown Anchorage clubhouse, and in two subsequent raids police found more than 6 pounds of pot there. Greene said at the time that the club was a community of medical marijuana cardholders and that cannabis given to club members was donation-based.
Sentencing in Greene’s case is scheduled for Nov. 19. Neither Greene nor her attorneys immediately returned request for comment.
Three other people — Rocky Burns and Larry Stamper, the owners of Discreet Deliveries, and Michael Crites, owner of Absolutely Chronic Delivery Co. — still face charges for allegedly running marijuana delivery companies.
Egbe has written a book, started a YouTube channel and website to promote her persona as a cultural ambassador, personal coach and business entrepreneur.