Adcession Media

Compliant, global solutions with creative results


About About
Adcession Media was founded in 2018 by John Min. John brings over 20 years of digital media strategy, operations, business development and marketing experience to Adcession.  He also holds an MBA specializing in Marketing, from Wilfrid Laurier University’s Lazaridis School of Business & Economics.

Based in Toronto, Canada, Adcession Media Inc. provides a layer of digital compliance (Bill C-45; Cannabis Act) towards all its channels and executes programs through its own proprietary technology, or the businesses strategic partnerships.

Adcession at its core is a compliant advertising marketplace for the cannabis sector in Canada, with multiple channels in programmatic, e-mail, content marketing, and local search / directory listings; all with viable compliance solutions in accordance with cannabis regulatory guidelines and laws.

Currently working with major Canadian and US publishers, Adcession boasts a portfolio of cannabis, CBD and hemp clients in the Canadian, US and global markets.


John Min, MBA

Founder & President

John Min founded Adcession on his birthday (January) in 2018, where he created the initial business plan that has driven the long term strategy and tactics related to two rounds of seed funding, the hiring of core personel & resources and the businesses strategic partnerships.

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Steven Rigney

Vice President, Agency Client Services

Steven brings to Adcession Media over twenty years of digital experience, where he oversees the agency business unit. He is a passionate and seasoned marketing manager with significant experience in digital marketing, data analytics and business development, with demonstrated revenue growth.

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Jim Whittaker

Vice President, DSP & Distribution Sales

Jim brings to the Adcession business over twenty years of strategic business development and sales experience. He has grown sales organizations from a team of five to hundreds of reps across North America.

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Ali Wells

Creative & Compliance Director

Based in New York, New York (Manhattan), Ali brings to Adcession professional creative experience second to none. Not only does she bring to the business significant creative expertise, but her ability to lead is what sets her apart from the competition.

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Adcession provides viable digital channel marketing options for its clients. Coupled with an experienced team of Digital Strategy Professionals, we devise and execute on custom and original programs in any given territory on a global scale.


We help cannabis clients get listed on search and listing sites around the world. Adcession helps enterprises connect with consumers by boosting brand awareness through reviews, consistent local content and keyword monitoring.


With experts in email strategy, operations, marketing technology, creative, deliverability, and analytics we deliver optimum performance through email marketing excellence.


Adcession Media helps businesses develop and execute inbound marketing strategies in order to reach a larger audience and increase demand for products and services. Content marketing is important and we can help!


We're a global agency and can extend your voice to the world. Ask us how!


With cannabis ad campaign bans on Facebook and Google, this accounts for almost 72% of the marketplace! Through our developing and growing network of cannabis approved publishers, we provide viable alternatives for your digital marketing and programmatic campaigns!



  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada