Periodic effects Cannabis Business & Science

Periodic effects Cannabis Business & Science
Interviewing founders, owners and scientists in the Cannabis Industry

Pbs059_Edibles vs Smoking - How They Change THC
Dec 4 • 18 min
Most cannabis consumers know that edibles & smoking produce very different results. But if new users don’t understand the different impacts of THC metabolism when eaten vs inhaled, it can lead to a negative experience! We’ll dive deeper into…
Pbs058_What Makes Good Budtenders?
Dec 3 • 19 min
As a budtender, you aim to provide the best customer experience & product choices. But this role requires a uniquely demanding skill set somewhere between a salesperson & a pharmacist - how do you successfully ride that line? We’ll discuss 5…
Pe125 Cannabis 302: Grading Concentrates
Dec 2 • 57 min
Is all “Full Spectrum” the same? There are many types of concentrates and extracts, but what makes them different? In this episode we simplify all the concentrates into 4 simple categories to better understand their different attributes and…
Pe124 Cannabis 301: Beyond Cannabinoids & Terpenes
Nov 25 • 64 min
Cannabis is one of the most complex plants on Earth, which is why it’s known to help with so many different use cases. As we discover more about the science of cannabis it becomes difficult to predict which products will work for different use…
Pbs057_Vaping Crisis & what’s going on in MA?
Nov 22 • 20 min
The vaping crisis prompted drastic responses from states to protect public health. But Oregon’s flavored vape ban has been met with lawsuits, as has the full ban in Massachusetts - where local government is wrestling federal corruption…
Pbs056_Is Federal Legalization underway?
Nov 21 • 17 min
Even with progress made on the state-level, federal cannabis prohibition remains a massive hurdle for businesses & consumers. A new motion by the House will create a bill to deschedule cannabis & provide equity to those effects by the War on…
Pbs055_Indoor vs Outdoor Cannabis, which is better?
Nov 20 • 12 min
Consumers ask budtenders to suggest the highest quality cannabis. The indoor vs outdoor grow debate has raged for years, with both camps claiming their way is best - but which really produces better flower? We examine what “high-quality” means when it…
Pe123 The Processor Journey of Bootstrapping to Raising Money
Nov 18 • 57 min
The hardest part of running a successful cannabis company is the constantly shifting landscape. What worked last year might not work this year. Our guests are Carrie Solomon & Jody Ake, Co-Founders of Leif Goods and Greater Goods. We discuss their…
Pbs054_Vaping Crisis Update & CDC Report
Nov 13 • 16 min
In a new study on vaping illness patients, the CDC has found the dangerous additive Vitamin E Acetate in all lung samples tested. This is good news for cannabis - so why does the media keep suggesting a link to THC itself? And could there still be…
Pe122 Evolution of Cannabis Sales & Distribution
Nov 11 • 58 min
Sales and Distribution models aren’t new, but applying them to cannabis (legally) are. How does a brand get on the shelf? Then cultivate relationships and reputation? Then increase sell through rates? While being logistically efficient with…
Pbs053_Big Money Strikes Again?
Nov 8 • 19 min
One Article Discussed [1] “High Times Fires Seattle DOPE Magazine Employees” from Ganjapreneur
Pbs052_Corrupt Interests & Cannabis Prohibition
Nov 7 • 27 min
For those of us working in our states’ legal cannabis programs, it seems absurd that cannabis is still federally illegal. Like many controversial American institutions, cannabis criminalization is supported by several powerful players with corrupt…
Pe121 Converting Digital Traffic to Foot Traffic
Nov 4 • 59 min
With Cannabis marketing being so restrictive, how do brands get creative and gain exposure? Our guest is Kirk Evans, Co-Founder of Sherpa, a digital marketing agency. We discuss insights for leveraging SEO and Websites to create foot traffic in…
Pbs051_Getting Promoted, from Budtender to Manager
Nov 1 • 19 min
Working in a dispensary requires a very specialized skill set, so owners often like to promote from within. However, a good budtender doesn’t always automatically make a good manager - support from upper management is vital to help…
Pbs050_“Downselling” & How Not to do It
Oct 30 • 20 min
Being a budtender is a game of balancing priorities - your main goal is to provide customers with the right products for their needs & budget, but you must also make money for your dispensary to be successful. You may be tempted to recommend…
Pe120 Effects-Based Retail & Merchandising of Cannabis
Oct 29 • 61 min
Cannabis Retailers are battling oversaturation with multiple competitors in walking distance. When consumers have so many shops to choose from, how does a Retailer stand out? Some are starting to differentiate themselves by switching to Effects-Based…
Pbs049_Why Cannabis Knowledge is Power for Budtenders
Oct 24 • 14 min
Dispensaries are plentiful in legal cannabis markets - how do you as the budtender create a great customer experience that ensures repeat visits? One key element is cultivating cannabis product knowledge. Your wealth of knowledge not only advances…
Pe119 Merging Cannabis Science & Technology for Mainstream Adoption
Oct 21 • 68 min
How is science different from technology? And why are these merging around cannabis to usher in the new frontier? Our guest is Ruth Fisher, Ph.D., Author of “The Medical Cannabis Primer” and Co-Founder of Cann Dynamics. We discuss the potential…
Pbs048_NEWS_Oregon removes Vape Ban, but only for Nicotine products?!
Oct 18 • 19 min
Oregon responded to the vaping crisis by banning all flavored vaping products, giving companies 2-weeks’ notice to get them off the shelves. Only 2 days after the ban took effect, nicotine companies have already been granted an appeal - but…
Pbs047_NEWS_Is Colorado Properly Banning Vape Products?
Oct 18 • 11 min
In the wake of the vaping crisis, several states have rolled out very different bans against ingredients & vaping as a whole. Critics of these bans say that they don’t address the real problems. Colorado, the most mature legal cannabis market in…
Pbs046_Does Full Spectrum matter for Hemp CBD Products?
Oct 17 • 15 min
In the world of High-THC cannabis, “hemp” is often considered chemically inferior. While cannabis and hemp are technically the same plant, the terpene production on historically industrial hemp is not nearly as broad as its psychoactive cousin - but…
Pe118 Craft Cannabis Insights & What’s Wrong with Vaping Bans
Oct 14 • 65 min
A lot of insights in this episode. How small businesses can win as big money moves into cannabis. What’s wrong with the Vaping Crisis Bans. Defining “Craft Extracts” and what Dispensaries & Budtenders should consider for vape products on…
Pbs045_Are these Vape Bans Futile?
Oct 13 • 12 min
No article discussed, just a rant
Pbs044_The Downside of Federal Legalization
Oct 11 • 19 min
We must eventually get to Federal Legalization and access to cannabis for all! But how we get there will determine if small and medium size businesses can not only survive, but thrive. Interstate Commerce & Exporting isn’t all sunshine and…
Pbs043_Cannabis Derived vs Synthetic Cannabinoids
Oct 10 • 12 min
As the cannabis industry continues to expand exponentially, companies are looking for ways to produce cannabinoids cheaply & quickly. This has led to a boom in synthetic cannabinoid production - but will legacy cannabis consumers accept…
Pbs042_NEWS Vaping Crisis, New Culprit & Oregon Ban
Oct 9 • 21 min
More states have taken action to protect public health against the growing vaping illness reports. Governor Kate Brown has banned the sale of flavored vaping products in Oregon - but a new study by the Mayo Clinic suggests that flavoring agents &…
Pe117 Are Cannabis Valuations Trumped Up?
Oct 7 • 58 min
Should you invest in cannabis? If so, where in the industry? Or if you’re trying to raise money or sell your business, how do you “value” your company? It’s not an easy question to answer, but we provide some clarity in this episode. Our guest…
Pbs041_NEWS Update on Vaping Crisis & State Bans
Oct 4 • 24 min
Nearly every US State now has at least 1 reported illness linked to vaping. State regulators are taking action, with some banning vaping outright until the causes are found. These bans will have profound impacts on all segments of the cannabis…
Pbs040_How to find Better Opportunities in Cannabis
Oct 2 • 25 min
The cannabis industry is one of the fastest-growing market segments in the world - that means a boom of jobs, and lots of applicants joining the Green Rush. Whether you’re already working as a budtender & want to plan your next career move,…
Pe116 Marketing a Sustainable Cannabis Farm
Oct 1 • 62 min
This episode has 2 Parts - 1. The story of building a business from scratch and the unknown unknowns that could take you out, 2. Insights on marketing cannabis flower & CPG products. Our guest is Julia Jacobson, CEO & Co-Founder of Aster…
Pe115 Cannabis Industry BS Detector
Sep 26 • 67 min
The cannabis industry is moving quickly and the perspective from legacy operators can provide many insights on a proper path forward. Our guest is Kristen Yoder, Advisor and Founder of Soil to the Oil, who’s been working in the California industry…
Pbs039_8% THC is ‘Extremely’ Potent
Sep 25 • 18 min
Federally-backed cannabis research is extremely limited, and its plant material can only come from a single farm in Mississippi at this time. That farm has come under fire for failing to represent the actual cannabis on the market - in fact, their…
Pe114 How to Brand through Sales & Distribution Channels
Sep 23 • 54 min
Sales and Distribution Channels are key pillars for every companies success. However standards and best practices haven’t been set for the cannabis industry yet. As the market continues to mature, what will make brands and cannabis products stand…
Pbs038_NEWS Update on Vaping & Where We’re At
Sep 20 • 25 min
As more illnesses are attributed to cannabis vaping devices, the FDA and other governing bodies are starting to get involved. The cannabis industry needs to respond to protect consumers, and testing labs are leading the charge before new regulations…
Pbs037_How Budtenders can Upsell & Cross-Sell
Sep 17 • 21 min
Budtenders have a duty to help customers find the cannabis products that meet their wants & needs. Getting your customer to try several products is ideal, but sometimes upselling & cross-selling can feel uncomfortable. We’ll dive more deeply…
Pe113 Building Culture & Tribes for Business Success
Sep 16 • 48 min
The cannabis industry is evolving faster than ever and consumers have many options to choose from. Unless you want to compete on low price, there are other types of value you must provide as a business. Our guest is Max Simon, CEO & Founder of…
Pe112 Vaping Crisis with Emma Chasen part_2
Sep 12 • 47 min
We further expand on recent reportings of vaping illnesses and deaths by discussing what consumers should look out for, considerations for processors, questions Budtenders might get asked, different cannabis extraction methods and full spectrum vs…
Pe111 Vaping Crisis with Emma Chasen part_1
Sep 11 • 49 min
Numbers for illnesses and deaths possibly caused by vaping are increasing. Why this is happening has yet to be fully discovered. Our guest is Emma Chasen, we discuss an overview of reported cases, science of potential causes, current regulations on…
Pbs036_NEWS Update on Vaping & What’s Next
Sep 10 • 22 min
Reports of additional illnesses and deaths possibly linked to vaping have surfaced in mainstream media. With Vitamin E Acetate, an ingredient in many cartridges, being identified as a potential culprit, the cannabis industry needs answers. …
Pe110 How Nurses & Family Doctors can Suggest Cannabis
Sep 9 • 69 min
Cannabis is being used for many different ailments and new studies are constantly coming out! However, how Nurses and Family Doctors can recommend cannabis is a grey area as it’s still federally illegal. Our guest is Barbara Blaser, R.N. and…
Pbs035_To Vape or Not To Vape?
Sep 5 • 10 min
A breaking news report by the CDC details a rise in illnesses related to vaping. With the popularity of extract cartridges, this could become a major concern for the cannabis industry. We’ll review what the science currently says, what…
Pbs034_CBG & Minor Cannabinoids of Tomorrow
Sep 5 • 24 min
There are whispers in the industry that the minor cannabinoid CBG could be the “next big thing” in cannabis medicine. In this episode we’ll give an overview of CBG’s currently identified medicinal properties, conditions it may help treat, and why…
Pe109 Cannabis for Dementia, Brain Health & Older Adults
Sep 3 • 71 min
The Science of Cannabis is evolving quickly, and new discoveries are showing its use as a neuroprotectant in preventing and possibly reversing Dementia in Older Adults. It seems like the group of people that can be helped the most by cannabis also…
Pbs033_Baby Boomers & Budtending
Aug 30 • 18 min
The group of people that can probably be helped the most by cannabis, are also the ones battling the most stigma. Whether it’s working in the industry or using cannabis to find relief for medicinal needs, much needs to be done to normalize the plant…
Pe108 Social Consumption & Future of Budtending
Aug 26 • 68 min
While the role of “Budtender” is relatively new, the role of Budtending at Social Consumption Events is even newer. The future of social consumption and budtending in general is still unknown. Our guest is Andrew Mieure, Founder of Top Shelf…
Pbs032_How Terpenes Fight Anxiety
Aug 22 • 18 min
Cannabis can relieve anxiety, but it can also cause anxiety, why is that? Is it solely from consuming too much THC? Which Terpenes play a role in relieving anxiety? This episode provides clarity for Budtenders to help Customers looking to relieve…
Pe107 How you Consume Cannabis Matters
Aug 19 • 72 min
We’ve talked a lot about the science of cannabis and predicting effects, cannabinoids and terpenes matter, but how cannabis is consumed also greatly influences the effects you experience. Our guest is Collier Hansen, Marketing Lead at Ghost Vapes….
Pbs031_Social Media versus Cannabis
Aug 16 • 17 min
Many Budtenders are running their Dispensaries social media program. Building a social media audience is one of the best ways to get brand exposure and develop loyal customers. However having that account removed after all that money and effort can be…
Pe106 International Research on Cannabis
Aug 12 • 83 min
Research on the Science of Cannabis is expanding quickly. While new discoveries are being made faster than ever, how these new findings will be integrated into commercial cannabis products is a new frontier. We discuss the past, present and future…
Pbs030_Budtender Story_Travis from Cannabis Nation
Aug 7 • 36 min
A powerful story of transformation - tune in to hear why our guest left a job in Texas making $90k per year to start over as a Budtender in Oregon. Discover the path he traveled and challenges he overcame to find that “happy place” in life :)
Pe105 Educating Brand Reps & Budtenders is Critical
Aug 6 • 63 min
There are more Cannabis Brands than ever, making the job of Brand Rep increasingly difficult. Budtenders must not only stay informed on new brands, but also on a constantly evolving knowledge base of Cannabis Science. Today’s guest talks education…
Pbs029_Getting your Customers the Right Product
Aug 2 • 25 min
Getting the right cannabis product at the right price for the best experience possible is everyone’s goal. However buying the highest THC % for the lowest price might not be the best option for your Customers. In this episode we discuss how your…
Pbs028_Winning your Customers Trust
Aug 1 • 20 min
The ability to create a positive customer experience ultimately makes or breaks a dispensary. There are many nuances to selling cannabis which make it challenging. This episode discusses strategies to ensure a positive customer experience. One Article…
Pbs027_How to Upsell your Customers
Jul 31 • 27 min
Upselling your customers correctly can be a challenge. If done wrong it can lead to a negative customer experience. In this article we discuss strategies for upselling that your customer will enjoy! If done properly it can increase revenue at your…
Pe104 The Future of International Cannabis & Finance
Jul 29 • 67 min
The cannabis industry is evolving at a faster pace than ever! What does that mean for individual States and Countries outside the US? And how does a business position itself for the best chance to succeed? How do you go about raising money in this…
Pbs026_Why Budtenders need Sales Training!
Jul 26 • 22 min
Discussing why dispensaries struggle and what strategies can turn that struggle into success. One Article Discussed [1] “Why your Dispensary Needs Budtender Sales Training” from MJ Hybrid Solutions
Pbs025_Will Flavonoids be as Important as Cannabinoids & Terpenes?
Jul 24 • 20 min
Discussing research and discoveries of flavonoids in cannabis and their effects. One Article Discussed [1] “Flavonoids are the Next Big Thing in Marijuana Research” from The Star
Pe103 Insider Insights on Michigan Cannabis
Jul 22 • 63 min
Michigan recently released Emergency Rules for their cannabis recreational program. There’s a lot of uncertainty in MI and every State that transitions to a rec program. We discuss the new rec rules, the state of the MI cannabis market, how Hemp…
Pbs024_Correctly Defining Distillate & Infusion Methods
Jul 21 • 14 min
Discussing definitions for infusion and extraction methods.
Pbs023_How to Make More $ as a Budtender
Jul 19 • 23 min
Tips for making more TIPS from Top Shelf Budtending. One Article Discussed [1] “10 Ways to Increase Tips as a Budtender” from Cannabis Magazine
Pbs022_Periodic budtender sessions
Jul 17 • 19 min
Discussing why more is not better when it comes to cannabis consumption! One Article Discussed [1] “How the Biphasic Effect of Cannabinoids Controls Dosing” by Lab Roots
Pe102 Cannabis Science, Merchandising & Best in Class Budtenders
Jul 15 • 70 min
How do Dispensaries take the leading cannabis science and connect it to merchandising and sales? How can Budtenders communicate the science to consumers for the best experience possible? What strategies lead to repeat customers and word-of-mouth…
Pbs021_Periodic budtender sessions
Jul 12 • 22 min
Discussing a Cannabinoid producing Moss & Plant Medicines of the Future. One Article Discussed [1] “Lowly Moss-Like Plant seems to copy Cannabis” by Scientific American
Pbs020_Periodic budtender sessions
Jul 11 • 20 min
Discussing the medicinal benefits of THC and it’s key role in supporting CBD’s effectiveness. One Article Discussed [1] “Move Aside CBD: New Data Finds THC is the Real Medicine in Medical Marijuana“ by Green Entrepreneur
Pe101 What’s next for Cannabis Science?
Jul 8 • 56 min
What do we really know about the Science of Cannabis and what don’t we know? Can we quantify the medical benefits of the plant? What new cannabis studies and research are on the horizon? We mix science and business in this episode with our guest,…
Pbs019_Periodic budtender sessions
Jul 3 • 16 min
Discussing the FDA approach on Hemp and CBD. One Article Discussed [1] “FDA Begins Evaluating Cannabis Scientifically” by Green Entrepreneur Link to FDA Docket for Public Comments on CBD
Pe100 Cannabis Business & Science Insights
Jul 1 • 73 min
Episode #100 :) Thank you for listening and supporting us along the way! We did something different for this episode. We pulled 20 clips from 20 different episodes that we thought provided great insights and value for the cannabis industry. Please…
Pbs018_Cannabis Science & Sales for Budtenders_Part 2
Jun 27 • 18 min
What’s the biggest influence #Budtenders have on creating a successful dispensary? How can you foster repeat customers and generate word of mouth marketing? Inside this episode is a simple and effective tool #Budtenders can use to manifest…
Pe099 The Future of Cannabis Marketing
Jun 25 • 69 min
How will the future of marketing be different than the past? Do you know who your customers are and how they could be different than your consumers. The Cannabis Industry is in a unique position to innovate in marketing and branding! With more…
Pbs017_June 20 2019_Periodic budtender sessions
Jun 21 • 19 min
Discussing strain names and their reliability in producing predictable effects. One Article Discussed [1] “Selecting Products by Their Names = An Exercise in Futility” by Terpenes and Testing Magazine
Pbs016_Cannabis Science & Sales for Budtenders_Part 1
Jun 20 • 23 min
What’s the biggest influence #Budtenders have on creating a successful dispensary? How can you foster repeat customers and generate word of mouth marketing? Inside this episode is a simple and effective tool #Budtenders can use to manifest…
Pe098 Cannabis Design, Science & Entrepreneurship
Jun 17 • 62 min
This episode covers Cannabis Design, Science, Branding and Digital Marketing. We discuss the issues in researching cannabis science online, how design can be used to clarify your message and what digital marketing strategies can be used to find your…
Pbs015_Budtender Story
Jun 14 • 25 min
Su Stella from Phresh Start in Oakridge, Oregon comes on to discuss consumer trends and how to get a job as a budtender.
Pbs014_June 12 2019_Periodic budtender sessions
Jun 13 • 21 min
Discussing the future of cannabis use in the mainstream and how the right THC Dose is needed for the right experience. Two Article Discussed [1] “With Precision Dosing Cannabis will become like Coffee” by Green Entrepreneur [2] “Practical…
Pe097 How not to get your Cannabis Company Shutdown
Jun 10 • 57 min
Our guest is Elaine Carey, Managing Director at FTI Consulting. We discuss the pitfalls and points of failure that exist in regular business and the cannabis industry specifically. But this episode isn’t all downside, Elaine brings a fresh…
Pbs013_June 6 2019_Periodic budtender sessions
Jun 7 • 23 min
Discussing Hemp CBD flower, infused products and the FDA. One Article Discussed [1] “Key Takeaways from FDA’s Historic CBD Regulations Meeting” by Marijuana Moment
Pe096 Guidance on Hemp CBD
Jun 3 • 61 min
Industrial Hemp and CBD Infused Products are a huge opportunity while being a grey and confusing market. Can you ship CBD products across State lines? Are there States you shouldn’t ship to? When and how will regulations be rolled out for CBD…
Pbs012_How to talk Cannabis Science with Customers
May 30 • 19 min
This is a great piece with Emma Chasen that should be shared with every Budtender on the Planet!
Pe095 The Science of Growing Organic Cannabis
May 28 • 76 min
Our guest, Jeff Lowenfels, has the longest running garden column in North America, having never missed a week in 41 years! Is white ash = quality a myth? Will autoflowering cannabis be the future for home growers and/ or commercial operations? What is…
Pbs011_May 23 2019_Periodic budtender sessions
May 24 • 23 min
Discussing cannabis for Asthma, dosing and Black Peppercorn :) One Article Discussed [1] “8 Ways to Counteract a Too-Intense Cannabis High” by Leafly
Pe094 State of the Michigan Cannabis Market
May 20 • 56 min
Discussion with the Executive Director of Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency on the past, current and future of the cannabis industry in MI. We discuss the adult-use market, medical program, caretakers, social consumption, hemp CBD, testing…
Pbs010_May 16 2019_Periodic budtender sessions
May 17 • 15 min
Discussing how Athletes can use Cannabis for a better experience and performance! One Article Discussed [1] “Why Athletes are using Cannabis for Training and Recovery” by Green Entrepreneur
Pbs009_May 15 2019_Periodic budtender sessions
May 16 • 17 min
Discussing Budtender Stories and Debunking Dispensary Myths. One Article Discussed [1] “Study Debunks Dispensary Myths around Crime & Teen Use” by Leafly
Pe093 Cannabis for the Conscious Consumer
May 13 • 63 min
Another episode in our series focused on cannabis flower. What are viable farm models in an over-saturated market? How do we define flower quality? How can consumers discover the cultivation practices that farmers are using? What practices are…
Pbs008_May 9 2019_Periodic budtender sessions
May 10 • 19 min
More thoughts on attracting tourist customers and going for depth instead of width. One Article Discussed [1] “Cannabis Allergies: Why Terpenes may be the Cause” by Terpenes & Testing Magazine
Pe092 Science of Cannabis Series_12
May 6 • 70 min
Why do some people not feel the effects of edibles? What are the effects of THC when using cannabis across different consumption methods? How do terpenes affect your experience when consumed orally? And how can Budtenders communicate the Science of…
Pbs007_May 2 2019_Periodic budtender sessions
May 3 • 17 min
Listener feedback on attracting tourism customers. One Article Discussed [1] “Are Edibles for Everyone? What to Consider before Ingesting Cannabis” by Leafly
Pe091 Why Strain Names might not Matter
Apr 29 • 62 min
Another episode focused on cannabis flower and growing. Discover why and when a strain name might not be reliable. Learn about different cultivation practices and how the plant’s development is not only affected by the cannabis genetics, but also by…
Pbs006_Budtender Story_Elise Warren
Apr 26 • 31 min
Elise shares her story of becoming Operations Director at High Quality, a cannabis retailer in Corvallis, Oregon.
Pbs005_April 24 2019_Periodic budtender sessions
Apr 25 • 42 min
Listener feedback on the Science of Edibles and getting promoted as a Budtender. One Article Discussed [1] “Infused Edibles” by Medical Jane
Pe090 How to Buy & Sell Cannabis Flower
Apr 22 • 65 min
How does a dispensary buyer select a quality farm and flower? How can craft farms market and sell their flower better? How should budtenders sell flower to consumers? We answer these questions and more with our guest, Cedar Hughes-Blades, a cannabis buyer…
Pbs004_April 17 2019_Periodic budtender sessions
Apr 18 • 24 min
One article discussed “9 Ways to be a Better Budtender” by Green Entrepreneur
Pe089 From Disabling Injury to Cannabis E-Commerce
Apr 15 • 64 min
Andrea was told she would never work again. After frustration with prescription meds she discovered cannabis and everything changed. Not only did she work again, but she built one of the fastest growing e-commerce and home delivery platforms for…
Pbs003_April 10 2019_Periodic budtender sessions
Apr 11 • 15 min
Listener feedback on the Hemp market in Tennessee [28% CBD flower in gas stations?] and minor cannabinoids THCV and CBG user experiences. One Article Discussed [1] “Cornering a Tourist Market” by Marijuana Venture
Pe088 Let’s Talk Hemp
Apr 8 • 57 min
“Hemp is the most complete and useful plant available to humankind and our mission is to unleash it’s unobstructed potential so that future generations can fully utilize the benefits to making our world a cleaner, healthier and happier place.” -…
Pbs002_April 4 2019_Periodic budtender sessions
Apr 5 • 20 min
One Article Discussed [1] “Chasing the Next Big Trend in Cannabinoids” by Marijuana Venture
Bonus_Upside Podcast
Apr 3 • 75 min
Wayne on Upside, a podcast about startup investing outside of Silicon Valley.
Pe087 Cannabis Accelerator Investing in Startups
Apr 1 • 62 min
How do you value a cannabis business? What companies in the industry have the highest chances of success? How and when should a company raise money? We answer those questions and more with our guest Patrick Rea, CEO and Co-Founder of Canopy Boulder, an…
Pbs001_March 27 2019_Periodic budtender sessions
Mar 28 • 21 min
Two Articles Discussed. [1] “Why 2019 is the Year of the Terpene” by Terpenes & Testing [2] “34 Lessons in the Art of Retail” by Marijuana Venture
Pe086 Cannabis Crypto Currency & Blockchain
Mar 25 • 72 min
What is digital money? How does a transparent decentralized “bank” work? Today’s guest is Gabriel Allred, Co-Founder of Tokes Platform, a company bringing crypto currency and blockchain to the cannabis industry. We discuss the 101 basics of those…
Mar 18 • 56 min
The CBD infused products market continues to evolve! Today’s guest is Sarah Remesch, Founder of New Highs CBD. We discuss how Sarah launched her business in New York with a Partner in Oregon and how she adopted her design agency experience to marketing in…
Bonus_Small Food Business Podcast
Mar 13 • 32 min
This episode is Wayne being interview on the Small Food Business podcast.
Pe084 Elevating the Edible
Mar 11 • 60 min
Today’s guest is Laurie Wolf, Founder of Laurie and MaryJane, an edible processor in Oregon. Tune in to learn how Laurie used cannabis to treat her epilepsy, wrote multiple cannabis cook books and pioneered one of the leading edible companies with her…
Pe083 Science of Cannabis Series_11
Mar 4 • 40 min
Will the FDA regulate CBD products and set the precedent for THC products? How does nano encapsulated THC work? We answer these questions and more with Emma Chasen from Eminent Consulting. JOB OPPORTUNITY: Emma & Eminent may be hiring soon, discussed at…
Pe082 Science of Cannabis Series_11
Feb 25 • 32 min
What is nano encapsulated THC and how does it work? Will other minor cannabinoids become more popular than CBD? Do terpenes effect you the same when orally consuming versus inhaling? We answer these questions and more with Emma Chasen from Eminent…
Pe081 Crohn’s Disease drives Scientist to start Cannabis Company
Feb 18 • 45 min
A lot covered in today’s cannabis podcast. Will CBD be regulated like a drug under the FDA, like alcohol under the ATF or like a supplement? How can Chinese Medicine practices can be used to enhance cannabis products? Did a pharmaceutical company really…
Pe080 How to Develop & Reach your Target Audience
Feb 11 • 66 min
Cannabis education and gatherings in 50+ cities and growing! Our guest today is Aliza Sherman, CEO of Ellementa, a global women’s cannabis wellness network. What’s the driving force needed to bring cannabis to the mainstream? How do you determine and…
E079 Predictions on the Future of Cannabis
Feb 4 • 62 min
Will the pharmaceutical industry take over the CBD infused products market? Could CBG could be the next CBD-like cannabinoid consumers look for? Who in Oregon is leading innovation in the “craft hemp” category? All discussed with our guest Shango Los,…
E078 Is your CBD Business in Jeopardy?
Jan 28 • 39 min
The 2018 Farm Bill has passed, Hemp CBD is now legal, but the future results may surprise you! Our guest today is David Heldreth, Founder of Panacea Plant Sciences and Content Manager for True Terpenes. We discuss negatives of the Farm Bill and how SMBs…
E077 95% Saturation with Oregon Dispensaries
Jan 21 • 67 min
This episode focuses on cannabis distribution, marketing, what makes a successful dispensary and gaps (or opportunities) in the market. Our guest is Nicholas Erler, Co-Founder and CEO of Dreamfield, a 3rd party logistics company in the Oregon rec market.…
E076 The Hollywood Cannabis Queen
Jan 14 • 59 min
Today’s guest is Dr. Dina, the real Nancy Botwin (from the show Weeds), Snoop Dogg’s supplier and a cannabis consultant for Chuck Lorre on Netflix’s show Disjointed starring Kathy Bates. Dr. Dina also owns and operates multiple companies in the space and…
E075 Science of Cannabis Series_10
Jan 7 • 95 min
Back with Emma Chasen for another Science of Cannabis podcast. This episode focuses on the 2018 Farm Bill, how you can tell the difference between indoor and outdoor cannabis, sales techniques for budtenders and how cultured high-purity cannabinoids from…
E074 Michigan & NEW States Legalizing Cannabis
Jan 1 • 64 min
If you’re living in a State that recently legalized a medical or recreational cannabis program, this episode is for you! This episode focuses on legalization in Michigan, community initiatives, political and research involvement, and the business…
E073 Product Market Fit & Distribution
Dec 24, 2018 • 68 min
This episode focuses on cannabis distribution, product market fit, branding and how our guest has gotten 80% of Oregon Dispensaries to work with him. Our guest is Spencer Mullen, Founder and CEO of Pharmers Market. Spencer has started multiple…
Bonus_Cannabis Business 101
Dec 19, 2018 • 58 min
Wayne on the Stories in Business podcast hosted by Tom Wickstead. Tom wanted to learn more about the cannabis business in the US as the UK in Europe is working to implement a medical program. Tom is based in the UK, and he titled this episode “Cannabis…
E072 A Journey across Multiple Cannabis Segments
Dec 17, 2018 • 64 min
Our guest is Jane West. This episode focuses on founding Women Grow, scaling a community based organization, starting a glass wear line with Grav Labs and growing a product line of CBD Coffee & Capsules. Jane has an interesting cannabis journey as her…
E071 Author & Producer David Bienenstock
Dec 10, 2018 • 56 min
This episode focuses on the double edged sword of legalization, hosting a podcast on the history of cannabis and many more cultural topics. David is the author of How to Smoke Pot (Properly) and co-creator of the podcast Great Moments in Weed History.…
E070 Cannabis According to Jim Belushi
Dec 3, 2018 • 62 min
Great experience having Jim Belushi on the podcast to talk cannabis. This episode focuses on Jim’s stories from the farm, how it all started, predictions on the legal landscape and the bigger mission behind why Jim started the farm. We also discuss…
E069 Brave New Weed author Joe Dolce
Nov 26, 2018 • 67 min
This episode focuses on stories from cannabis prohibition and how the new legalized market is changing culture with Joe Dolce, author of the book Brave New Weed. Joe’s world was changed when his brother reintroduced him to cannabis. It led him on a path…
E068 Growing Canadian Cannabis with Fish
Nov 19, 2018 • 66 min
This episode focuses on scaling a cannabis business in Canada, growing with aquaponics and future predictions on water rights and sustainability with Warren Bravo, CEO of Green Relief, a Canadian Licensed Producer. We also discuss how Warren tested his…
E067 Army Veteran Develops Cannabis Protocol for Brain Injury
Nov 12, 2018 • 72 min
This episode focuses on international export, cannabis for traumatic brain injury and getting veterans access to cannabis with Todd Scattini, CEO of Harvest 360 and on the Board of Veterans Cannabis Project. We discuss Todd’s time in the army, over 25…
E066 Craft Hemp & the Future of CBD
Nov 5, 2018 • 52 min
Really enjoyed this conversation with Becca Recker, Marketing Lead for Frog Song Farms, a craft hemp producer in Oregon. We discuss the new craft hemp trend, how it’s superior to industrial hemp or isolated CBD when consuming and how Frog Song became a…
E065 CEO of Dope Magazine
Oct 29, 2018 • 76 min
Conversation with George Jage, CEO of Dope Magazine. We discuss marketing in the cannabis industry, how Dope accelerated its initial growth, best ways for cannabis brands to advertise through print and digital and future plans for Dope after merging with…
E064 University pursues Cannabis Research
Oct 22, 2018 • 51 min
Intriguing conversation with Dr. Charles Pollack from The Lambert Center at Thomas Jefferson University. They are pushing the boundaries of cannabis science and research in the university setting. We discuss western medicine’s approach to cannabis, your…
E063 Science of Cannabis Series_09
Oct 15, 2018 • 76 min
Another great conversation with Emma Chasen on the Science of Cannabis. We discuss some new topics and go deeper on previously discussed topics like industrial hemp versus craft hemp, what CBD-A could do for people and why THC-A could be an amazing add on…
E062 Cannabis Art with a Purpose
Oct 8, 2018 • 58 min
Talk with Ty Forto, Founder of Cannabiscapes, a company using cannabis art to help change the cannabis conversation. We get into Ty’s past experience working at BioTrack, how he started Cannabiscapes and the purpose behind his vision.
E061 How to Design your Cannabis Facility
Oct 1, 2018 • 56 min
Conversation with Sam Andras, President of MJ12 Design Studio, an architecture firm focused on cannabis cultivation and processing facilities. We discuss what sets successful projects apart from the failures and how to plan up front to avoid costly and…
E060 Bootstrapping a Cannabis Company
Sep 24, 2018 • 47 min
1 year Podcast Anniversary! We passed the 365 day mark, so we decided to do something different for this episode. Rachel, Periodic Edibles Operations Manager, interviews Wayne, your host and the Founder of Periodic Edibles. We discuss how Wayne started…
E059 The Power of Brand Story
Sep 17, 2018 • 83 min
Really enjoyed this talk with Brad Bogus, VP of Marketing for Confident Cannabis. We discuss Brad’s past experience at the Denver Post as GM of The Cannabist. Along with the communication strategy Brad is using to increase Confident’s market place brand…
E058 Bringing Transparency to Cannabis
Sep 10, 2018 • 57 min
Good talk with CEO and Co-Founder, Steve Albarran of Confident Cannabis, a platform for lab results like potency, terpenes and pesticides to be effectively exchanged between producers, processors and retailers. They will soon roll out a wholesale B2B…
E057 Entrepreneur Guide to Cannabis Industry
Sep 3, 2018 • 53 min
Great story of how Christian Hageseth Founded Green Man Cannabis in 2009, built it into a successful vertically integrated business in Colorado and then went on to Found and become CEO of ONE Cannabis, a cannabis dispensary brand looking to grow through…
E056 #1 Trusted Brand in Cannabis
Aug 27, 2018 • 40 min
Really enjoyed this conversation with Dennis O’Malley, CEO of Caliva, a vertically integrated cannabis company in California. We discuss Dennis’s past experience in influencer marketing and brand ambassadors, common pitfalls in the industry and how the…
E055 Accelerating Women Owned Cannabis Startups
Aug 20, 2018 • 42 min
Great talk with Amy Margolis, the Founder of The Initiative, an accelerator program, business bootcamp and funding resource for female founded cannabis businesses. Amy has been practicing cannabis law for nearly 2 decades. Getting her start in criminal…
Bonus: Wayne on Mark and Toddcast
Aug 16, 2018 • 45 min
Grateful to be invited on The Mark & Toddcast podcast! We discuss how Periodic Edibles got started and what the cannabis industry landscape looks like.
E054 PhD Neuroscientist & Endocannabinoid System
Aug 13, 2018 • 72 min
Amazing talk with Dr. Michele Ross, a PhD Neuroscientist, on the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) in our own bodies. We discuss why Dr. Ross became interested in cannabis, her new book, the research she has been doing on the ECS along with new findings and…
E053 Innovation from Oregon’s Leading Processor
Aug 6, 2018 • 60 min
Great talk with Brice Sherman, Co-Founder of Willamette Valley Alchemy, an Oregon Cannabis Processor. We discuss how Brice moved from Florida to Oregon, entered the medical then rec cannabis market and built one of the strongest extract and concentrate…
E052 Global Cannabis Community for Women
Jul 30, 2018 • 57 min
Tokeativity is a world-wide cannabis community for women. Based in Portland, Oregon, Tokeativity was created by Lisa Snyder and Samantha Montanaro in 2016 with an intention to nurture a safe space for women to connect, learn and create. We discuss how…
E051 Cannabis Science 101: From Newbie to Novice 2of2
Jul 23, 2018 • 56 min
Part 2 of our conversation with Emma Chasen on the Science of Cannabis. Listen to Part 1 first if you haven’t yet (Episode E050). In Part 2 we discuss product selection for different ailments, dosing, what questions to ask your budtender and answer some…
E050 Cannabis Science 101: From Newbie to Novice 1of2
Jul 16, 2018 • 69 min
This is a really special episode! Not just because it’s our 50th Episode, but because it should help the most amount of people. This talk with Emma Chasen is a great primer into Cannabis Science for everyone - your Grandma, your Friends, your Local…
E049 How to Position your Cannabis Brand
Jul 9, 2018 • 65 min
Great Podcast on Marketing & Branding with Seth Worby, CEO & Founder of Cannabis Creative Group. With decades of experience in lead generation and traffic conversion, Seth started a marketing company, Champ Internet, over ten years ago. He is now taking…
E048 CFO Advice for Cannabis Industry
Jul 2, 2018 • 56 min
Informational talk with Andrew Hunzicker, CPA & CEO of Dope CFO and CFO Bend. We cover financial strategies, 280E tax issues, going public, raising money and general advice for Founders & Startups in the Cannabis Industry.
E047 Raising $33.5MM with Reverse IPO
Jun 25, 2018 • 54 min
Great talk with Jesse Peters, CEO of Eco Firma Farms, a cannabis cultivation facility in Oregon. Jesse recently took his company public and raised $33.5 Million using a Reverse IPO, joining the Canadian Stock Exchange. We talk all about it!
E046 Who is the Cannabis Consumer?
Jun 18, 2018 • 48 min
Insightful talk with Linda Gilbert, Managing Director of BDS Analytics, a data-driven company offering cannabis consumer insights. We discuss who the average cannabis consumer is, how different states vary in their demographics and what products are…
E045 Science of Cannabis Series_08
Jun 11, 2018 • 77 min
Informative talk with Mary, Founder of Sativa Science Club and Jason, Editor in Chief of Terpenes and Testing Magazine. We go deep down the science rabbit hole! We talk terpenes, minor cannabinoids, why strain names mean nothing relative to predicting…
E044 Marijuana Venture Editor in Chief
Jun 4, 2018 • 67 min
Really enjoyed this talk with Garrett Rudolph, Editor in Chief from Marijuana Venture, a trade magazine for cannabis professionals. We get into the back story of how the magazine got started, what Garrett sees working (and not working) in the industry and…
E043 Building the Future of Cannabis
May 28, 2018 • 68 min
Loved this talk with Anya Gordon, CEO of GroTec! GroTec is a contract builder for grow operations and dispensaries. Anya has great industry insight from working with companies in multiple states and internationally. She brought a lot to the table for this…
E042 Ed Rosenthal, The Guru of Ganja
May 21, 2018 • 61 min
Honored to interview Ed Rosenthal, a pioneer in the cannabis industry! Ed wrote for High Times in the 80s and 90s. He has written multiple books on cannabis cultivation, processing, extracts, concentrates and has sold over 1 Million copies. Ed is…
E041 Growing a Mission-Driven Dispensary
May 14, 2018 • 62 min
Great talk with Brock Binder, Founder and Owner of High Quality, a cannabis retailer in Corvallis, Oregon. Brock launched his business in 2014 along with a grow operation. We discuss how Brock started the business, what they are doing to stay competitive…
E040 Rebranding the Cannabis Industry
May 7, 2018 • 61 min
Conversation with Jared Mirsky, CEO and Founder of Wick & Mortar, the oldest and longest running cannabis branding, marketing and advertising agency in the country. Jared started his company in 2009, helping cannabis brands pioneer their way into this new…
E039 Science of Cannabis Series_07
Apr 30, 2018 • 85 min
LIVE Audience Q&A Podcast on the Science of Cannabis. We cover the struggle cultivators and retailers are facing on high THC% versus a high Terpene profile and ideas for education initiatives to help inform consumers. Joining us on the podcast panel was…
E038 Getting Beyond Business Plateaus
Apr 23, 2018 • 68 min
Good talking with Hunter Caputo, CEO of The Caputo Group. Hunter brings great insights from his past experience of supporting and growing businesses inside and outside of cannabis. We cover finances, HR support, distribution, planning for federal…
E037 Beyond Organic Craft Cannabis
Apr 16, 2018 • 59 min
Conversation with Erik Leib, Founder of Ananda Farms, a producer in Oregon. We talk the future of craft cannabis, going beyond organic practices, and looking at the soil, topography and climate in which it’s grown, known as the terroir. Will consumers…
E036 The Coolest Cannabis Farm in Oregon
Apr 9, 2018 • 62 min
Loved this talk with Lee Henderson, Co-Founder and Brand Manager at HiFi Farms. We discuss how Lee started the business, the transition from the medical market to recreational and creative ideas for solidifying a strong brand presence.
E035 Hemp CBD Market in North Carolina
Apr 2, 2018 • 53 min
Informative talk with Justin Hamilton, CEO of Hempleton Investment Group, a business focused on the Hemp CBD market in and around North Carolina. From genetics to growing to processing to retail shops, Justin’s team is involved in every step of the supply…
E034 Science of Cannabis Series_06
Mar 26, 2018 • 84 min
Another great talk with Emma Chasen on the Science of Cannabis. We discuss a new article published by Dr. Ethan Russo and Dr. Caroline MacCallum titled “Practical Considerations in Medical Cannabis Administration and Dosing”. We also cover a stream of…
E033 Leading the Infused Chocolate Category
Mar 19, 2018 • 63 min
Loved this talk with Christine Smith, Founder and CEO of Gron Chocolate. We cover how Christine moved from a successful career in architecture to cannabis infused chocolate, how you expand after getting into almost every dispensary in Oregon and a new…
E032 Modern Cannabis Shop and Lifestyle Brand
Mar 12, 2018 • 61 min
Great talk with Heidi Fikstad, Co-Founder and Brand Manager at Moss Crossing, a Cannabis Retailer in Eugene, Oregon. We cover Heidi’s startup journey, company ethos and her branding, marketing and educational approach.
E031 Branding Cannabis Extracts and Vape Products
Mar 5, 2018 • 48 min
Conversation with Sabrena Peterson, Director of Marketing for REL Vape, an extract and vape pen company in Oregon. We discuss how Sabrena met her Co-Founders and started REL Vape, new technologies coming to market and how she thinks cannabis extracts will…
E030 The Friendliest Dispensary in Oregon
Feb 26, 2018 • 72 min
Loved this talk with Jaime & Shea Conley, Co-Founders of Mindrite, a cannabis retailer in Portland, Oregon. We discuss building an educated team, putting the patient and customer first, keeping a medicinal focus in a rec market and their plans for…
E029 From Brewmaster, to Soda Pop, to Cannabis Edibles
Feb 19, 2018 • 52 min
Informative talk with Ross Hunsinger from Hapy Kitchen. We discuss Ross’s path from brewmaster schooling, to soda pop maker to starting a cannabis edible business. Also how Ross sees the industry evolving and some insights on what businesses can do to…
Wayne on Stories in Business Podcast
Feb 16, 2018 • 33 min
Grateful to be featured on the Stories in Business Podcast. Wanted to share this with the Periodic Effects Podcast listeners. Really happy to start talking with non-cannabis media outlets to cross that bridge and get the cannabis education message to more…
E028 Terpenes & Cannabis, The Next Wave
Feb 12, 2018 • 77 min
Informative talk with Ben Cassiday, Co-Founder of True Terpenes. We cover a lot of bases in this episode, useful for anyone in the cannabis industry. We talk going from startup business to scaling up quickly, building a strong team and get really…
E027 Branding a New Cannabis Product
Feb 5, 2018 • 51 min
Great talk with Zane Witzel, Founder of Cannador. A lot of tips and tricks for Cannabis Businesses in this one! We talk Marketing, Public Relations, Branding and how Zane built an ancillary manufacturing business with zero past engineering or product…
E026 LIVE Q&A Science of Cannabis Series_05
Jan 29, 2018 • 62 min
Topic: The Life Cycle of Cannabis Compounds. Live Audience Q&A Podcast with Emma and Mary from Sativa Science Club. We talk about what happens to Cannabinoids, Terpenes and Flavonoids post harvest from curing to processing to consumption and the effects…
E025 Evolving Cannabis Brands & Business Culture
Jan 22, 2018 • 77 min
Great talk with Laura Rivero, Operations Manager at Yerba Buena, an Oregon Producer. We talk branding a cannabis grow, new ways of doing business and developing a resilient team culture.
E024 Science of Cannabis Series 04
Jan 15, 2018 • 72 min
Back for Round 4 in our Science of Cannabis Series with Emma Chasen from Sativa Science Club. We revisit the dichotomy of Sativa and Indica classifications, why education is so critical and what we can all do to empower ourselves and others.
E023 Oregon’s Future, Jeff Sessions & Cole Memo
Jan 8, 2018 • 64 min
Insightful talk with Adam Smith, Founder of Craft Cannabis Alliance Discussing the future of Oregon’s craft cannabis industry, keeping it locally owned, the Oregon Brand, what federal legalization might look like and how to market by movement building.
E022 College Advice to become Lead Grower
Jan 1, 2018 • 82 min
Great questions asked from a University of Arizona Student wanting to enter the cannabis industry. Interviewed 4 different Grow Owners and CEOs on what degrees to focus on, other course work to take and what to do now to be best prepared at graduation.
E021 Neuroscientist Develops Cannabis App
Dec 25, 2017 • 65 min
Loved this talk with Dr. Adie Poe, Neuroscientist and Co-Founder of Habu Health. We discuss her knowledge of drug pharmacology, clinical trials, pain biology, the brain’s mechanisms of addiction and how her new business will transform the selection and…
E020 Oregon Producer’s Advice to Thrive
Dec 18, 2017 • 56 min
Inspiring talk with Jesse Peters, CEO and Co-Founder of Eco Firma Farms, an Oregon rec producer. Discussing what it takes to not only survive, but thrive, in the cannabis industry with advice to differentiate your business and stand out in a crowded…
E019 Science of Cannabis Series 03
Dec 11, 2017 • 42 min
Another great talk with Emma Chasen from Sativa Science Club. Why does lower THC flower with a good terpene profile win first place at competitions but struggle to sell in stores? We cover craft growing practices, terpene concentrations, the entourage…
E018 Craft Cannabis in a Matured Market
Dec 4, 2017 • 62 min
Loved this talk with Danny Sloat, Owner and Lead Grower at AlpinStash, a producer operating in the Colorado rec market. Great insights on how markets develop and change post rec legalization.
E017 The Groupon of Cannabis
Nov 27, 2017 • 53 min
Talk with Stephen Gold, Co-Founder of The Daily Leaf, a cannabis deals platform similar to Groupon. Discussing how the business went from side hustle to full time and strategies for cannabis marketing, advertising and scaling a tech company into multiple…
E016 Tips to Scale Cannabis into Multiple States
Nov 22, 2017 • 18 min
Talk with Pete Kadens, CEO of Green Thumb Industries. Discussing what it takes to scale a vertically integrated cannabis business across multiple states that are high barrier to entry with license caps.
E015 Donald Trump, Cannabis & Federal Legalization
Nov 21, 2017 • 9 min
Talk with Kenneth Walsh, Chief White House Correspondent. Discussing the current administration’s position on cannabis and Donald Trump’s influence. What Federal legalization might look like and when it could happen.
E014 Topical Company expands with new Product Lines
Nov 20, 2017 • 77 min
Talk with Trista Okel, CEO & Founder of Empower BodyCare. Discussing how her arrest for growing three cannabis plants in 2003 led to her activism and eventually launching her company. It’s been all growth and expansion since starting the business in 2013.
E013 Cannabis Marketing for NEW Demographics
Nov 13, 2017 • 67 min
Conversation with Celia Behar, President and Co-Founder of The Lil Mamas. Wayne and Celia talk new cannabis consumer demographics. Who are these new consumers? What are they looking for? How can you position your business to meet their needs?
E012 Live Q&A Science of Cannabis Series 02
Nov 6, 2017 • 79 min
Topic: The Science of Cannabis Consumption Methods. Wayne, Mary and Emma have an audience Q&A session after discussing the reasons behind different consumption methods and what consumers should look for and avoid when using cannabis.
E011 Hydroponic Automation for Commercial & Consumer Growers
Oct 30, 2017 • 50 min
Talk with Nico and Pepijn, Co-Founders of Cloudponics, an ancillary manufacturing business offering a smart hydroponic cannabis growing solution. They discuss contract manufacturing in San Diego while being based in Chile with an office in San Francisco.
E010 Focusing on CBD Strains in the Oregon Recreational Market
Oct 23, 2017 • 59 min
Talk with Mason Walker, CEO of East Fork Cultivars, a producer in the Oregon recreational market focusing on CBD specific strains. Covering the rewards and challenges of running a cannabis grow operation and what consumer trends are on the horizon.
E009 Payment & Banking Solutions for Cannabis Businesses
Oct 18, 2017 • 35 min
Bonus Episode. Wayne talks with Roger Kinney, Co-Founder of Synergy Pay Solutions. They discuss financial services around the cannabis industry, banking options, merchant accounts and a little bit on Bitcoin.
E008 Keeping Up with Cannabis Laws State by State
Oct 16, 2017 • 71 min
Conversation with Morgan Fox, Director of Communications from the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP). The MPP supports multiple legalization and lobbying efforts across different states. This episode covers what the rules are and how they are changing.
E007 Growing a Portfolio of Profitable Cannabis Retail Locations
Oct 9, 2017 • 51 min
Talk with John Widmer, COO and Co-Founder of Kaleafa Cannabis Company. Kaleafa has multiple retail locations throughout Oregon and Washington. JOB OPPORTUNITY in podcast.
E006 Live Q&A Cannabis Podcast Series 01
Oct 2, 2017 • 65 min
“Why is Education Critical to the Cannabis Industry?” Wayne, Mary and Emma have an audience Q&A session after discussing the industries approach to education and what it means for consumers.
E005 Emma Chasen, Director of Education at Sativa Science Club
Sep 23, 2017 • 71 min
Wayne talks with Emma from Sativa Science Club, a professional development community focused on the cannabis industry. This episode goes deep into the science of cannabis.
E004 Jathan Stitch, CEO of Oregon Roots
Sep 23, 2017 • 63 min
Wayne talks with Jathan from Oregon Roots, a cannabis producer operating in the Oregon recreational market. JOB OPPORTUNITY in podcast.
E003 Peichen Chang, CEO of tCheck
Sep 23, 2017 • 42 min
Wayne talks with Peichen from tCheck, a ancillary manufacturing business making an at home cannabis potency analyzer for edibles and tinctures. DISTRIBUTION OPPORTUNITY in the podcast.
E002 Mary J Poppins, Founder of Sativa Science Club
Sep 23, 2017 • 60 min
Wayne talks with Mary from Sativa Science Club, a professional development community focused on the cannabis industry. COLLABORATION OPPORTUNITY in podcast.
E001 Eric Wendt, Chief Science Officer of Green Leaf Lab
Sep 23, 2017 • 74 min
Wayne talks with Eric from Green Leaf Lab, a cannabis testing facility based in Portland, Oregon. JOB OPPORTUNITY in podcast.