Insiders Podcast

Insiders Podcast

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Interview-based podcast that gives leaders, organizations interesting people an opportunity to tell their stories & share information.


185 The Restrictive World of Cannabis Marketing w Medipharm Labs CMO Sybil Taylor
Jul 30 • 36 min
Today’s interview is with Sybil Taylor, who is a seasoned marketer with well over 20 years in the alcohol & now the cannabis space. Sybil is currently the Chief Marketing Officer for Medipharm Labs, she talks about her professional life & why her approach…
#184 How COVID Almost Killed My Friend
Jul 21 • 16 min
This story is both serious & amazing. My friend & co-worker Jay Chowdhury contracted COVID-19 & spent almost a month on life support. It’s easy to dismiss COVID, or perhaps be annoyed by it, but in my case, I know someone who almost died. This is his…
#183 Could POPCANN Be The Future of Cannabis Retail?
Jul 14 • 13 min
Imagine going to see your favourite band in an out of the way spot & finding the perfect little cannabis store serving concert goers?! Jake Neiman & his crew at POPCANN are re-fabricating sea cannisters to make retail more accessible to consumers,…
#182 Keeping Children Safe with Dr Steve Webb
Jul 9 • 24 min
Dr. Steve Webb, Social Media Intelligence Expert, Police Officer & Founder of Safe School Systems talks about keeping children safe in an electronic World. Dr. Webb has also published a book called Education in a Violent World, that gives insights on what…
#181 Meditation - Total Embodiment Method w Richard L Haight
Jun 26 • 24 min
With everything happening in the World these days, being at peace with yourself & the World has never been more important. Richard L Haight joined me to talk about meditation & mindfulness. Richard tells his story & describes his on-going journey as a…
#180 Alex Halperin of WeedWeek talks Cannabis Media
Jun 17 • 20 min
Alex Halperin is a long-time journalist who made the transition into cannabis media after attending MJBizCon in Las Vegas. Alex recognized how big the industry was becoming & that it had very little credible media coverage. Alex & his team created…
#179 The Comedic Journey w Dan Lamorte
Jun 5 • 44 min
Dan Lamorte is a young, handsome buck, who also happens to be a very funny comedian! Dan also tells a pretty damn good story, so making this interview was a snap. I asked a question, he responded with a crazy-ass story & I laughed. Perfect! Like everyone…
#178 Insights on the Cannabis Retail Game w Christina Michael
May 27 • 15 min
Marigolds Cannabis Founder & entrepreneur Christina Michael joined me to talk all things cannabis retail! Launching 3 stores in the GVA & 1 in the GTA, Christina should have a huge year ahead of her. Christina talks about what makes a great shop, how…
#177 Edible Realities & Fallacies w Scott Riefler
May 21 • 35 min
Scott Riefler, Chief Science Officer of SorSe Technology talks about the good, bad & ugly truths of CBD/THC edible production! Scott talks about & explains why misleading buzzwords & misleading packaging are bad for consumers! He talks about why…
#176 Weed Comedy & Activism, Int w Ngaio Bealum
May 15 • 22 min
You ever meet someone for the first time but it feels like you’ve known them for a long time? That’s what it was like talking to Ngaio for this interview. He’s just a cool guy with great insights who loves to communicate. Oh.. He’s also really passionate…
#175 Cannabis Queens - Doing Business Their Way!
May 12 • 21 min
Self described “Cannabis Queens”, OBGYN Dr Leslie Apgar & entrepreneur/investor Gina Dubbe talk candidly about their struggles getting into the cannabis industry. Together, they’ve opened up a legal dispensary called Greenhouse Wellness, they have a…
#174 Mexico Cannabis Legalization Update w Jorge Rubio
Apr 27 • 14 min
Jorge Rubio joined us once again to talk about what’s happening in the the world of cannabis legalization in Mexico. With COVID-19 having an effect on the Mexican Parliament, the bill to legalize cannabis has been delayed. Jorge also talks about some of…
#173 Going Global In the Cannabis Biz, w David Hyde & Barry Davidson
Apr 21 • 25 min
David Hyde & Barry Davidson are two well know & respected security & over all business advisors in the Canadian Cannabis Space. Now they’re on a mission to teach the rest of the world all of the lessons they’ve learned while being deeply involved in…
#172 Contracting & Surviving COVID-19 - An Activist’s Story
Apr 15 • 20 min
Darryl is an American cannabis activist who contracted COVID-19 while sharing a joint with friends. He talks at length about what the early symptoms felt like & how the sickness because the focus of his life for 3 weeks. While Darryl’s story is…
#171 The Emperor Wears No Clothes E-Book Release
Apr 6 • 27 min
Ask any cannabis OG what books inspired them & they’ll very likely say “The Emporer Wears No Clothes”. Written by the late & legendary Jack Herer, the book has been read by millions & is just as relevant today as when it was first published in 1995.…
#170 Industry Gossip & Insights w Nic Nedin & Friends!
Mar 31 • 34 min
Trying something a little different! Nic Nedin, host of The Flower Hour Podcast joined me via Zoom to drop some industry gossip, insights & humour. We were also joined live from Ryan Roch inside his shop to get the latest on how retailers are staying…
#169 UK Update w Nick Pateras of Materia Ventures
Mar 25 • 14 min
Normally, when I speak to anyone at Materia Ventures, we talk cannabis & CBD, especially now that they’re making a big push into Europe. For this interview, I spoke with Managing Director Nick Pateras about the COVID-19 situation in the UK & surrounding…
#168 Trapped in Spain during COVID. Kiely Beaudry’s Story
Mar 23 • 16 min
Kiely Beaudry is a well respected advocate & entrepreneur in the Canadian cannabis space. She flew to Spain for Spannabis & ICBC knowing that it might be a bad decision but when she left, nothing was canceled. When she arrived in Spain, everything…
#167 Corona Virus Chat w Dr Mike Hart
Mar 18 • 17 min
Yup, these are unprecedented times. I’m pretty sure that none of us have ever gone through something quite like this pandemic & hopefully it will be the only time in our lives. While I didn’t want to add to the info overload out there, I didn’t want to…
#166 Testing Cannabis, an Int w Keystone Labs
Mar 16 • 18 min
Jodi Mcdonald, President of Keystone Labs joins me to talk about cannabis testing & analytics. Because Keystone Labs works with small/recreational growers & large licensed producers, Jodi’s able to address the things that they’re most interested in & why.…
#165 Honest Insights on CBD w Dr. Zora Degrandpre
Mar 9 • 27 min
Leafreport recently published a report called the CBD Market Consumer Research Study that was co-authored by Dr. Degrandpre. She joined me to talk about the report, which covers over 3500+ products trying to make sense of what is legit & what products are…
#164 Activist Keith Fagin - A Sensible Approach
Feb 25 • 30 min
Long-time Calgary activist & educator Keith Fagin joined me to talk about his life & the role cannabis has played in it. Keith knew at a very young age, the healing potential of cannabis & that if consumed responsibly the benefit that it could have on…
#163 Connecting the Dots, an Int w Strainprint CEO Andrew Muroff
Feb 19 • 17 min
Strainprint is a well known & respected ancillary business in the legal cannabis space. The Strainprint community loyally shares user experiences & information so that patients, consumers & industry players are better able to make sense of products in the…
#162 Business of Extractions w Nextleaf Solutions
Feb 11 • 26 min
Paul Pedersen, CEO & Co-Founder of extraction company Nextleaf Solutions talks about his business & why extraction technology is only in it’s infancy in Canada & beyond. As someone who doesn’t know a lot of the extraction business model, I asked a lot of…
#99 Psychiatrist & Drug Policy Advocate Dr. David L Nathan
Feb 6 • 41 min
One of my favourite interviews from 2019, Dr. David L Nathan is an outspoken drug policy reform advocate & psychiatrist. Dr. Nathan talks at length about the philosophy of drug policy in the US & some of the ways in which the cannabis plant, in particular…
#161 OG Kirk Tousaw Launches Great Gardener Farms
Feb 3 • 36 min
Revered Lawyer, activist & entrepreneur, Kirk Tousaw talks about his former life as a “Pot Lawyer” & where he’s headed today. Kirk has defended many of Canada’s leading cannabis activists for many years & has many stories to share about his experiences.…
#160 You Can Grow Anywhere! Int w Dianna Donnelly
Jan 28 • 36 min
Dianna Donnelly is a respected home grower, teacher, blogger & leader when it comes to growing cannabis inside the home & on a small, personal scale. A natural green thumb, Dianna decided to begin growing her own cannabis when she became a medical user &…
#159 Grow Tech Labs Partners w ETC3 in Medicinal Plant Research
Jan 20 • 28 min
Today’s interview features Barinder Rasode, who is the CEO of Grow Tech Labs & founder of multiple companies in the cannabis space. Barinder talks about their recently announced partnership with ETC Labs, the first privately funded plant medicine research…
#158 Abi Roach Talks Ontario & More
Jan 13 • 25 min
If you really want to know about what’s going on in the Ontario cannabis world, there’s no one better to speak with than Abi Roach. Abi gets you up to speed on what’s really going on with government, lotteries & even gives some projections for what to…
#157 The Business of Cannabis, An Interview w Jay Rosenthal
Jan 6 • 32 min
If you listen to this podcast, you probably already know what The Business of Cannabis is all about as well. Jay Rosenthal, Co-Founder of “B of C” joined me to talk about his start up & what it’s been like to crack into the cannabis media scene. Jay gets…
CUP Ep156 - Cannabis at Miss Universe, Alyssa Boston’s Story
Dec 30, 2019 • 20 min
In life, most of us will never step onto a stage as large as a Miss Universe pageant. Alyssa Boston is Miss Universe Canada & took to the stage wearing a cannabis inspired dress, not because she consumes cannabis but because she believes in legalization.…
CUP Ep155 - The Other Side of Jodie Emery
Dec 24, 2019 • 69 min
Often polarizing, never shy, Jodie Emery joined me for today’s conversation to talk about her past, present & future. I hope that you discover a side to Jodie that you haven’t seen before, she seemed to let her guard down for this talk & I was grateful to…
CUP Ep154 Legal vs Legacy, Is It Worth the Fight? Int w Travis Lane
Dec 19, 2019 • 55 min
Is there such a thing as good vs evil in the world of cannabis? I reached out to Travis Lane originally to talk about an article that explained why some licensed cannabis shops would like the government to crack down on unlicensed competition.. Makes…
CUP Ep153 - Andrew Deangelo Gets Philosophical About Cannabis & Life :)
Dec 16, 2019 • 46 min
Andrew & his brother Steve Deangelo have been outspoken & very well respected cannabis activists for many decades. When the rest of the World was ignoring the cannabis prohibition issue, Andrew & Steven were out fighting to break cannabis stigmas, educate…
CUP Ep152 - To CBD or Not to CBD.. That Is the Question! Int w Dr. Manpreet Bajwa of Balance CBD
Dec 10, 2019 • 29 min
Balance CBD’s Co-Founder & Head of R&D Dr. Manpreet Bajwa joined me on today’s podcast to talk about CBD & why his company may be able to lead the pack in a sea of competitors. CBD research & knowledge is no doubt still in it’s infancy & Dr. Bajwa talks…
CUP Ep151 The Evolution of Gooey Rabinski
Dec 3, 2019 • 38 min
Curt Robbins is certainly not a stereotypical stoner. On the contrary, Curt is one of the most prolific technical writers, lecturers & photographers in the cannabis space. A lot of people know him & identify with his work through his former pen name Gooey…
CUP Ep150 - Cannabis Legalization in Mexico / The Latest w Jorge Rubio
Nov 29, 2019 • 20 min
Lots of things going down in Mexico these days, one thing’s for sure though, they aren’t rushing into anything! Jorge Rubio, the “Official Mexico Correspondent” of this podcast fills us in on what the Mexican government is up to & way federal legalization…
CUP Ep149 “The Art of Reviewing Cannabis” w Vape The Bud!
Nov 26, 2019 • 26 min
Shane, AKA Vape the Bud is a Canadian-based Cannabis reviewer. People like Shane are taking on this work, systematically reviewing everything that comes across their desks so that regular cannabis users like you and I can gain insights on what might be…
CUP Ep148 - Using Rick Simpson Oil to Treat Cancer, An Interview w Sheriann Baker
Nov 19, 2019 • 35 min
Sheriann Baker is a fighter. Diagnosed with terminal brain cancer a few years back, Sheriann decided not to give up, but to go to war. Sheriann walks us through her life, before cancer, when she found out & now. Sheriann is also a staunch believer in to…
CUP Ep147 A Conversation about Cannabis in India
Nov 15, 2019 • 20 min
This episode is just 2 friends sitting down over cha & talking about cannabis in India! This is not meant to be an authoritative overview, but casual perspective about what it’s like to grow up in India & have signs of cannabis all around you. This…
Home Cultivation Basics - An Interview with Danny Danko
Nov 14, 2019 • 30 min
Danny Danko… Need I say more? Danny was kind enough to speak about his new book, his life & tips on how to get into home cannabis cultivation. Danny is a true superstar & I was honoured to interview him. 100% amazing interview, not to be missed :)
CUP Ep146 Navigating Social Media in the Cannabis Space - Int w Jacqui Childs
Nov 7, 2019 • 24 min
You may Jacqui Childs from her online profiles, she’s everywhere. Her profile says “Social Media Influencer”, which is a pretty bold statement, but what does that actually mean. For one, it means a lot of hard work & hustle. It also means being so…
Cup Ep145 Making Home Growing Easier w Skinny Piranha
Nov 5, 2019 • 15 min
If you grow, then you know all about trimming too. Matt from Skinny Piranha makes products that makes cannabis trimming and sorting easier for those who want to save time. If you grow your 4 plants at home or perhaps you are a medical grower with more…
Cup Ep144 - Cannabis Show & Royal Ascension Founder Amy Lafleche
Nov 1, 2019 • 12 min
Amy Lafleche might be a bit of a mystery woman, however her work is anything but. Amy’s the founder & creator of the trail blazing web series “The Cannabis Show” & now co-founder of the canna-media company Royal Ascension. While Amy is normally behind the…
CUP Ep143 - Dana Larsen talks about Cannabis 2.0, Micro Dosing & More
Oct 28, 2019 • 41 min
This is simply a candid conversation with Dana Larsen who gives his latest perspective on the Canadian Drug landscape. Dana’s a smart guy & his insights are unique. This was recorded & broadcast live at Hempfest for all to see & hear, I hope you enjoy.…
CUP Ep142 - Calgary Cannabis Club Elections Are Coming Up
Oct 24, 2019 • 8 min
John, the current President of the Calgary Cannabis Club joined me to talk about the executive elections that they have coming up soon. A new board could mean changes, Jo graciously explains what’s happening and where he expects the club is heading. We…
CUP Ep141 - Running a Legal Cannabis Shop, What it’s Really like w Ryan Roch or Lakecity Cannabis
Oct 23, 2019 • 30 min
This is another interview recorded at Hempfest in Calgary (Thanks to them!) Ryan is a well known cannabis influencer, reviewer & legal shop owner. Ryan knows the business from the retail level better than most & he took the time to talk about what he’s…
CUP Ep140 - An Inside Look at the Canadian Cannabis Retail Market
Oct 21, 2019 • 26 min
Greenline POS is a company that has played a large part in the Canadian Cannabis retail space since legalization took place a year ago. Albert Kim, CEO & Co-Founder of the company joined me on this podcast to talk about what they’re seeing from their…
CUP Ep139 - Craft Cannabis Start Up, What it takes. Int w Kieley Beaudry
Oct 17, 2019 • 35 min
There are many ways to try to make a living in the cannabis space but it’s not always just about money. Kieley Beaudry is the co-founder of craft cannabis start up Parkland Flower & she joined me on this podcast to talk about what it takes to start a…
CUP Ep138 - Flower Hour Podcast’s Nic Nedin talks Cannabis Live at Hempfest Calgary
Oct 15, 2019 • 20 min
When you set up a booth at Hempfest & you can interview virtually anyone you’d like, who do you call on first? Nic Nedin of course! Nic’s a gem, he knows the cannabis space, he’s an amazing speaker & he’s also a funny guy! Nic kindly Skyped in last Friday…
CUP Ep137 - Can One Be a Cannabis Sommelier? Andrew Freedman say’s yes!
Oct 7, 2019 • 46 min
Sitting down with Andrew Freedman is always fun. The man loves to communicate & the man knows his cannabis. We spoke at length about the trials & tribulations of putting on canna-friendly events, our thoughts on alcohol vs cannabis in social settings,…
CUP Ep136 - Will Mexico Have The Next Green Rush? An Int w Michael Lavergne / Twitter’s Ethical Grasshopper)
Oct 3, 2019 • 39 min
There are some people you follow online & never meet, but you just know they’d be an amazing person to interview sometime if given the opportunity. A while back, I did an interview with Jorge Rubio about the hemp situation in Mexico, that’s when Michael…
CUP Ep135 - Cannabis Investing Update w Steven Feldman
Sep 26, 2019 • 34 min
Steven Feldman is a seasoned investor & has kept his finger on the pulse of the cannabis industry for quite some time. Steven is also the host of a radio show that discusses the cannabis business, so his perspective runs deep. In this interview, Steven…
CUP Ep135 - The Art of the Cannabis Review w Twitter’s @PanCakeNap
Sep 16, 2019 • 23 min
When you have a chance to interview a guy like Brad Martin, you take it!! Lucky for me, Brad lives in my city so he graciously agreed to meet up for an interview. Brad (AKA PanCakeNap) is an online cannabis product reviewer & his work is extremely…
CUP Ep133 - Treating Tourette’s Syndrome w Freedom of Green Movement
Sep 10, 2019 • 18 min
Turette’s Syndrome is probably something that most of us don’t know a lot. Ryan Treadwell, co-founder of Freedom of Green Movement spoke about his experience with Turette’s and his life-long struggle to get off of Pharmaceuticals. “Like an itch you can…
CUP Ep132 - Hemp in the Clothing Industry, an Int. w Dope Kicks
Sep 4, 2019 • 16 min
I had a chance to sit down with Bernardo Carreira who is the CEO of a Hemp made shoe company called Dope Kicks. Now these shoes really are “dope”, if you check out their website, you’ll see what I mean!! Bernardo tells the story of the young company &…
CUP Ep131 - A Conversation w the Hempfest Cannabis Cup’s Creator
Aug 29, 2019 • 20 min
If you haven’t been to a Hempfest event yet, you really need to check one out. So many cool vendors, great speakers & this year for the first time in Calgary, they’re hold the Hempfest Cannabis Cup. Growers from all areas of the industry will compete in…
CUP Ep130 - Cannabis Print Media’s Pot Leaf News. The Story
Aug 23, 2019 • 31 min
There are countless business opportunities in the cannabis space. Today & spoke with Russell & Sean from the Pot Leaf News about their paper, which is available locally all across Canada. Russell & Sean talk about the business & of course give us some…
CUP Ep129 - The Latest on Cannabis Legalization in Mexico w Jorge Rubio
Aug 20, 2019 • 21 min
When it comes to legalizing cannabis, everybody seems to be watching Canada these days. Most countries probably won’t want to miss out on potential tax revenue streams from cannabis & hemp, Mexico is no different. Jorge Rubio, who came to Canada 2 years…
CUP Ep128 - Mark Spear, CEO of Wildfire Collective Talks About Starting His Organic, Outdoor Grow Business
Aug 16, 2019 • 25 min
Mark Spear is leading a movement towards outdoor-organic cannabis in Canada. His company Wildfire Collective, already has 3 farms involved in the group with plans for more. Wildfire Collective is now making it possible for all Canadians to get involved by…
CUP Ep127 - Is Cannabis God’s Plant? Natalie Gillespie of God’s Greenery say’s yes.
Aug 13, 2019 • 32 min
These days, if you haven’t discovered the health benefits of CBD, it’s likely that you know someone who has. God’s Greenery is a US-based organization who’s mandate is to open dialogue about the possible medical benefits of hemp-based CBD in the Christian…
CUP Ep126 - Cannabis Media! Gill Polard of The Her(b) Life & Pasha Brands Tells Her Story
Aug 7, 2019 • 21 min
Continuing on my with my summer canna-media theme, I sat down with Gill Polard in what might be the most beautiful place that I’ve ever recorded a podcast. As we sat on the dock and sipped our Americanos, gill spoke about her professional life in the…
CUP Ep125 - Hart Steinfeld of The Cannabis Show Discusses Where His Crew is Heading
Jul 25, 2019 • 35 min
Well.. What can I say?! Hart’s a well known figure in the Cannabis media scene as well as a respected representative for leading cannabis companies. He’s been one of the key players on the Cannabis Show, he speaks at conferences Canada wide, he’s a…
CUP Ep124 - Cannabis In Hawaii, Here’s The Latest
Jul 16, 2019 • 20 min
In this interview, I had a chance to sit down with medical cannabis advocate Teri Gorman from Maui Grown Therapies. Teri discusses the current state of medical cannabis in Hawaii, gives a little Hawaiian history and explains the current political…
CUP Ep123 - Rachel Colic of Cannabis TV & Marketing Expert Tells the Tales of Advertising in the Space
Jul 10, 2019 • 45 min
Rachel Colic is someone who has been very active in the cannabis space for a number of years. She brings a background in marketing & media into a very complicated world with rules & regulations. Rachel speaks candidly about her experience navigating…
CUP Ep122 - Legendary Activist Hilary Black, CAO of Canopy Growth Tells Her Story
Jul 3, 2019 • 36 min
When you have an opportunity to interview someone like Hilary Black, you take it. Hilary has been a soldier in the fight for cannabis legalization and medical consumption since the 90’s. Founder of the Vancouver Compassion Club, Hilary walks us through…
CUP Ep121 - Int w Sarah Hanlon, Pot/Pop Culture geek & so much more!
Jun 26, 2019 • 23 min
Sitting down to interview someone like Sarah Hanlon is easy. She has so much to say & has been around the legacy & legal cannabis space for ages. Sarah walks us through her media journey from Big Brother to her new gig with the team at PRØHBTD Still at a…
We’re Rebranding!
Jun 25, 2019 • 1 min
Not much to say.. We’re still in business, just making a few changes :) Listen for details!
CUP Ep120 - Seed Technology CEO Matthew Cutone’s Plan to Lead Cannabis Retail into the Future!
Jun 11, 2019 • 24 min
The legal cannabis marketplace is full of entrepreneurs with fresh ideas, looking for new & unique ways of innovating this new space. Matthew Cutone is one of those entrepreneurs, taking technology that he’s successfully implemented in other industries &…
CUP Ep119 - Surpreme Cannabis CEO Navdeep Dhaliwal Explains why His Company’s Not Looking Back!
May 31, 2019 • 20 min
Supreme Cannabis may not have the physical size of some of the other Licensed Producers in Canada, but they certainly have one of the biggest & most respected brands. In this interview, I spoke with CEO Navdeep Dhaliwal to find out just what exactly…
CUP Ep118 - An Introduction to CFAMM w Peter Thurley
May 23, 2019 • 15 min
Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana AKA CFAMM are, as you might expect an organization that fights for the rights of medical cannabis patients across Canada & beyond. In this interview, I had a chance to speak with Board Member Peter Thurley,…
CUP Ep117 - RNMKR PR’s Corey Herscu Talks about Representing Cannabis Companies
May 22, 2019 • 18 min
Everyone seems to have a business in the Cannabis space these days! Whether you’re big or small, we all need to define ourselves in a world full of competition & change. Corey is the founder of RNMKR PR, a company that helps organizations to exactly that!…
CUP Ep116 - An Inside Look at Cannabis Retail w Spirit Leaf CEO Darren Bondar
May 16, 2019 • 19 min
Inner Spirit Holdings / Spirit Leaf CEO Darren Bondar took some time out of his busy schedule to discuss his vision for the recreational cannabis market place in Canada. Darren reveals his life leading up to Spirit Leaf, the company’s current status & his…
CUP Ep115 - HEXO’s CBO Adam Miron Explains his Company’s Vision for the Future
May 6, 2019 • 19 min
When you get an opportunity to speak with a man like Adam Miron, you take it! Adam is the Chief Brand Officer & Co-Founder of one of Canada’s most exciting LP’s HEXO. When this was recorded, Adam was stuck in traffic but was still graceful enough to…
CUP Ep114 - Cannabis Themed Weddings, An Interview with Mary J Brides
May 1, 2019 • 12 min
Getting married? Love cannabis? Mary J Brides is a company that specializes in cannabis themed wedding planning & consulting. I sat down with Founder Laureen to talk about the business & why it just might make an impact on the neo-wedding scene :) Enjoy!…
CUP Ep113 - legendary Activist & Entreprenuer Abi Roach Tells Her Story.
Apr 29, 2019 • 32 min
Imagine trying to fit all of the water from Lake Ontario into a single pop can, that’s what it’s like trying to fit everything Abi Roach has to say into a single podcast! Abi’s a bit of a legend and if you look for her, she’s everywhere. While…
CUP Ep112 - Cannabis Social Media Tips with Matthew Lunde
Apr 24, 2019 • 34 min
Matthew Lunde is a veteran social media wizard. Moving his skillset into the cannabis space, Matthew now spends his day creating cannabis content & finding clever ways of navigating the rules & cutting through the clutter. Hear his insights, tips &…
CUP Ep111 - The First Person to Buy Legal Cannabis in Canada, Ian Power Tells His Story
Apr 20, 2019 • 29 min
On October 17th 2018, recreational cannabis was legalized across Canada. At midnight, Ian Power stood outside in the cold at a legal shop in St. John’s Newfoundland, waiting to buy the first legal gram of cannabis. Ian tells the whole story in this…
CUP Ep110 - James West of the Midas Letter Tells His Story
Apr 17, 2019 • 28 min
Most of us watch industry giants with admiration, James West sits down with them & has fun! If you watch his shows, you’ll know that while they can be funny, they are always full of rock-solid intel. In this interview, James answers questions with honesty…
CUP Ep109 - 420 Vancouver Event Review with Dana Larsen
Apr 17, 2019 • 10 min
Dana Larsen explains what you can expect if you head down the the 420 Vancouver event this weekend!
CUP Ep108 - 420 Toronto Preview with Mark Harrison
Apr 11, 2019 • 9 min
If you’re in the Toronto area & want to check out the 420 Toronto event, Organizer Mark Harrison explains what it’s all about. Enjoy
CUP Ep107 - How to Cook Infused Foods with T H Sea Creations
Apr 11, 2019 • 20 min
Neil is a self described Chef & THC connoisseur. Neil founded T H Sea Creations, which is a company dedicated to teaching others how to cook wholesome meals infused with THC. Learn how he works & what his vision is for the future of home-made edibles in…
CUP Ep106 - Strainprint CEO Andrew Muroff Tells His Story
Apr 8, 2019 • 22 min
Andrew Muroff, (AKA @rockstart_inc on Twitter) is not your typical CEO & neither is the company that he runs. Strainprint stands alone in a world filled with companies trying to find success in the cannabis space. Andrew starts off by telling his story,…
CUP Ep105 - Finding Canna-Love with Cannamatch!
Apr 5, 2019 • 13 min
These days, many adults have tried online dating websites, Glenn Wells did too but decided that he wanted more. That’s how he came up with the idea to create CannaMatch, an online dating website that caters to cannabis friendly Canadians. In this…
CUP Ep104 - 420 Music & Arts Festival, Calgary
Apr 5, 2019 • 22 min
If you’re close to Calgary & love anything 420, check out the 420 Music & Arts Festival, taking place 18-20 April 2019. Music, Food, pinball, beer & of course a little 420 action mixed in, there’s something for everyone. Enjoy!
CUP Ep103 - Mike Zmuda - Cyber Security Guru & Twitter Influencer Tells His Story
Apr 4, 2019 • 28 min
Mike Zmuda is no doubt a very interesting dude. He’s been involved in the cannabis space in a number of different roles for a few years now & his story is still being written. Mike talks about his life & gives his perspective on the legal cannabis…
CUP Ep102 - Cannabis in Mexico - An Interview with Jorge Rubio
Apr 3, 2019 • 19 min
Jorge Rubio moved to Canada from Mexico to study our policies & witness first hand how legalization is rolling out. Eventually, Jorge plans to return to Mexico with enough knowledge & first-hand experience to assist Governments there with legalization.…
CUP Ep101 - Introducing Neo-Cannabis Royalty Deepak Anand
Apr 2, 2019 • 24 min
If you’ve been anywhere near the legal cannabis scene in Canada over the last few years, you make think you already know who Materia CEO Deepak Anand is. Well, most of us have heard him speak, watched him on Youtube or follow him on Twitter, but does…
CUP Ep100 - Getting to Know Canna-Activist Legend Dana Larsen
Mar 25, 2019 • 43 min
Dana Larsen. To some this name means a whole lot, while other’s may not have heard of him. Dana’s been a cannabis legalization advocate for decades, helping to pave the way towards legalization in Canada. Personally, I’ve seen Dana in the news for years…
CUP Ep99 - Growing Craft Cannabis In California, An Int. w Mendocino Generations
Mar 25, 2019 • 42 min
Chiah Rodriguez & Jamie Beatty are not your typical legacy growers. In the “business” for many years now, upon migrating into this new world of regulations, they realized that they were living a real-life David & Goliath story. They soon formed the craft…
CUP Ep98 - Canndora Club & Marigold PR Founders Talk about Canna-Marketing & Promotion
Mar 21, 2019 • 21 min
Michael speaks with Bridget Hoffer & Katie Pringle about starting their companies Marigold PR & Canndora Club. Marigold PR helps companies navigate the complicated world of cannabis marketing, while Canndora Club provides female-focused cannabis…
CUP Ep97 - Blockstrain CEO Robert Galarza Expains his Business Model
Mar 20, 2019 • 40 min
Blockstrain is a company that may change the way consumers look at their products. Based out of Vancouver, Blockstrain’s CEO Robert Galarza talks about the need for a company like his in this new and evolving industry. Enjoy :)
CUP Ep96 - Will Canna-Tourism be a Thing? Toronto Toke Tours says yes.
Mar 13, 2019 • 16 min
In this interview, we speak with Ed from Toronto Toke Tours who has started a company that gives locals and tourists an opportunity to explore Toronto, while enjoying cannabis. Enjoy For more info: www.torontotoketours.com
CUP Ep95 - Making Canna-Infused Desserts, An Int w Botanical Brownie
Mar 13, 2019 • 27 min
The Botanical Brownie is a Calgary-based edibles start up. Jennifer & Danya discuss their business vision, some of their challenges & victories! This interview proves that “if you can dream it, you can do it”, and Danya & Jennifer are quickly putting the…
The Medical Marijuana Podcast - Interview with Psychiatrist Dr. David L Nathan
Mar 6, 2019 • 28 min
In this podcast, Host Michael Pedersen speaks to MD & Psychiatrist Dr. David L Nathan, based out of New Jersey. Dr. Nathan discusses some potential breakthroughs, as well as how he believes the cannabis plant may be utilized to benefit one’s health. Dr.…
Interview with The Cannabis Sommelier
Mar 5, 2019 • 36 min
Andrew Freedman is a a wine & cannabis expert, and he’s made it his mission to share his knowledge with the World. You can watch his daily videos on YouTube where he dives deep into the qualities of cannabis & wine as well as reviews countless legal…
Interview with MediPharm Labs’ Co-Founder Keith Strachan
Mar 2, 2019 • 26 min
Get the latest update on Medipharm Labs & the extraction business! Co-Founder Keith Strachan walks us through his world, provides perspective & tells the story of MediPharm’s humble beginnings. He’s a solid guy & a great communicator. I hope you enjoy :)
An Interview with Cannabis At Work CEO Alison McMahon
Feb 28, 2019 • 24 min
If you’re looking for a job in the cannabis space, this interview is not to be missed. (Ep86)
Canadian Cannabis Update Ep102 - Interview with Blockstrain CEO Robert Galarza
Feb 28, 2019 • 40 min
Blockstrain is a company that may change the way consumers look at their products. Based out of Vancouver, Blockstrain’s CEO Robert Galarza talks about the need for a company like his in this new and evolving industry. Enjoy :)
An Interview with High Values HR Founder Erin Gratton
Feb 27, 2019 • 27 min
Erin Gratton has a long history of working in HR, recruitment & policy creation. Like many, she’s also an entrepreneur & she’s taking her knowledge to the cannabis space with her company called “High Values”. Erin talks about her experiences, gives…
C-45 Quality Summit - Event Information
Feb 22, 2019 • 8 min
The C-45 Quality Summit is in Winnipeg from 23-25 April 2019. Stephanie Ostrander discusses the event, outlines the schedule & speaks about some of the speakers who will be presenting at the event. For more information: www.c45quality.com…
Canadian Cannabis Update Ep98 High Values with Erin Gratton
Feb 13, 2019 • 27 min
Erin Gratton has a long history of working in HR, recruitment & policy creation. Like many, she’s also an entrepreneur & she’s taking her knowledge to the cannabis space with her company called “High Values”. Erin talks about her experiences, gives…
Canadian Cannabis Update Ep97 MNP Q&A - Calgary
Feb 11, 2019 • 28 min
There was a panel Q&A put on by MNP and moderated by Scott Laluk from MNP Calgary. There was a rockstar panel of guests including: Tony Loria - Principal Managing Director & Head of Investment Banking of Eight Capital. Trevor Fencott - CEO of Fire &…
Canadian Cannabis Update Ep96 Cannabis in Mexico w Jorge Rubio
Feb 7, 2019 • 19 min
Jorge Rubio moved to Canada from Mexico to study our policies & witness first hand how legalization is rolling out. Eventually, Jorge plans to return to Mexico with enough knowledge & first-hand experience to assist Governments there with legalization.…
Canadian Cannabis Update Ep95 An Interview with StrainPrint CEO Andrew Muroff
Feb 4, 2019 • 23 min
Andrew Muroff, (AKA @rockstart_inc on Twitter) is not your typical CEO & neither is the company that he runs. Strainprint stands alone in a world filled with companies trying to find success in the cannabis space. Andrew starts off by telling his story,…
Canadian Cannabis Update Ep94 Toronto Toke Tours Interiview
Jan 31, 2019 • 16 min
In this interview, we speak with Ed from Toronto Toke Tours who has started a company that gives locals and tourists an opportunity to explore Toronto, while enjoying cannabis. Enjoy For more info: www.torontotoketours.com
Canadian Cannabis Update Ep93 Advertising on Facebook
Jan 28, 2019 • 18 min
I had a chance to get a Facebook “Marketing Expert” on the phone to talk about marketing my podcasts in a World where cannabis related posts are not allowed! It was a good conversation with lots of tips & tricks on things to try! Hopefully, I won’t land…
Canadian Cannabis Update Ep92 The Botanical Brownie Interview
Jan 24, 2019 • 28 min
The Botanical Brownie is a Calgary-based edibles start up. Jennifer & Danya discuss their business vision, some of their challenges & victories! This interview proves that “if you can dream it, you can do it”, and Danya & Jennifer are quickly putting the…
Canadian Cannabis Update Ep91 The Cannabis Sommelier Interview
Jan 21, 2019 • 37 min
Andrew Freedman is a a wine & cannabis expert, and he’s made it his mission to share his knowledge with the World. You can watch his daily videos on YouTube where he dives deep into the qualities of cannabis & wine as well as reviews countless legal…
Canadian Cannabis Update Ep90 MediPharm Labs Update with Keith Strachan
Jan 17, 2019 • 27 min
Get the latest update on Medipharm Labs & the extraction business! Co-Founder Keith Strachan walks us through his world, provides perspective & tells the story of MediPharm’s humble beginnings. He’s a solid guy & a great communicator. I hope you enjoy :)
Canadian Cannabis Update Ep89 - Elevated Signals
Jan 14, 2019 • 31 min
Amar Singh, CEO of Elevated Signals is a bit of a super human! Not only does he have more academic credentials than most people on the planet, he also runs a company that makes business possible for Canadian LPs. Oh, did I mentioned he’s also a father & a…
Canadian Cannabis Update Ep88 Interview with CannaMatch’s Glenn Wells
Jan 12, 2019 • 14 min
These days, many adults have tried online dating websites, Glenn Wells did too but decided that he wanted more. That’s how he came up with the idea to create CannaMatch, an online dating website that caters to cannabis friendly Canadians. In this…
CUP Ep87 - Activist Ted Smith Tells The Story of the Victoria Cannabis Buyer’s Club
Jan 7, 2019 • 48 min
Ted Smith is a man who’s gone to war for the rights of cannabis users and medical patients for decades. He talks about his life, he tells some crazy stories, he discusses his loves & his dreams. It was my last interview of 2018 & I couldn’t think of a…
Canadian Cannabis Update Ep86 - An Interview with Cannabis At Work
Jan 1, 2019 • 24 min
The first podcast of 2019 & the new Cannabis Media Collective is up :) This one features Alison McMahon, CEO of the Cannabis at Work. If you’re looking for a job in the cannabis space, this interview is not to be missed.
Ep85 VIVO Cannabis - An Interview with CSO Shekhar Parmar
Dec 21, 2018 • 35 min
This is a detailed conversation with VIVO Cannabis’ CSO Shekhar Parmar about the company. There are so many things happening & this podcast will help you get up speed with VIVO’s history, where there are now and where they’re headed in the future. A…
Ep84 Earn Startup Capital - An Interview with Leaf Forward
Dec 19, 2018 • 16 min
Alex Blumenstein, CEO of Leaf Forward talks about his company’s system of identifying intelligent start ups, then backing them financially. Leaf Forward wants to find the next cannabis space entrepreneur to invest capital into. Could it be you?
Ep01 Introduction to Medical Marijuana - Interview with Dr. Richa Love, Founder of CannU
Dec 14, 2018 • 32 min
Welcome to our brand new podcast series called “The Medical Marijuana Podcast - A Search for Answers” featuring Dr. Richa Love of Harvest Medicine & Founder of CannU. Michael & Dr. Love talk about using cannabis as medicine from a very basic and inclusive…
Ep83 Aquaponics Explained - An Interview with Warren Bravo of Green Relief
Dec 10, 2018 • 25 min
Warren Bravo has a dream: to grow the best medical cannabis & to do it in an environmentally sustainable manner. Green Relief is the first company to grow cannabis on a large scale using a system called Aquaponics. Warren explains how it works, why it’s a…
Ep82 Cooking with Cannabis - An Interview with T H Sea Creations
Dec 7, 2018 • 20 min
Neil is a self described Chef & THC connoisseur. Neil founded T H Sea Creations, which is a company dedicated to teaching others how to cook wholesome meals infused with THC. Learn how he works & what his vision is for the future of home-made edibles in…
Ep81 Canadian Cannabis Awards - A Look Inside
Dec 3, 2018 • 21 min
I attended the Canadian Cannabis Awards on November 29th, produced by Lift & Co. This is an inside look at the event with perspective provided by many of attendants. Enjoy.
Ep80 Vitalis Extraction Technology - Interview with Founder Joel Sherlock
Nov 30, 2018 • 13 min
Joel Sherlock is the founder of a company called Vitalis Extractions Technology, a company that builds large-scale extraction devices that many of the biggest cannabis companies in the world rely on. Joel recognized a need in the industry and built a…
Ep79 Cannabis Impaired Driving - An interview with Lawyer Kyla Lee
Nov 26, 2018 • 21 min
Vancouver-based Defence Lawyer Kyla Lee is a very busy person these days. Her practice specializes in cannabis impaired driving, perhaps a new area of law, but area that is destined to require a lot of work. Kyla brings us up to speed what’s happening in…
Ep78 Rolling Papers - An Interview with Canadian Lumber’s Beau Cleeton
Nov 23, 2018 • 14 min
Beau Cleeton is a self described artist, marketer and entrepreneur. With cannabis legalization nearing, Beau recognized a need for a high end rolling paper product that Canadians could be proud of. This is the story of a start-up business with big dreams…
Ep77 Treating MS with Cannabis - An Interview with 3 Carbon Extracts CEO Phil Kwong
Nov 21, 2018 • 19 min
Philip Kwong is a pioneer of sorts. When diagnosed with MS, he began his search for a way to treat his symptoms using cannabis. This lead to opening his extraction company (3 Carbon Extractions) and becoming a leader in both the MS and cannabis space.…
Ep76 Cannabis for Mental Health - An Interview with Ryan Purvis
Nov 18, 2018 • 18 min
Ryan Purvis was a dedicated hockey player with aspirations of going pro. When that didn’t happen, Ryan found it difficult to adjust. That’s when Ryan realized that his struggles might actually be due to his mental health. Ryan is now an advocate for…
Ep75 Lift & Co Explored - An Interview with CEO Matei Olaru
Nov 14, 2018 • 14 min
Matei Olaru was already successful business person & lawyer, when he decided to change course and become the CEO of Lift & Co. The company is currently involved in the cannabis space in a growing number of ways and is well positioned to have a bright…
Ep74 Blockchain Tech. In Cannabis - An Interview with Rubikon’s Joel Semczyszyn
Nov 12, 2018 • 22 min
Rubikon’s Joel Semczyszyn might be a bit of a maverick. While most people are just trying to figure out a way to survive in this new legal cannabis space, Joel is already defining new ways of enhancing it using blockchain technology. If you don’t know…
Ep73 Cannabis Biz Security - An Interview with Barry Davidson
Nov 9, 2018 • 33 min
Barry Davidson from David Hyde & Associates is a bit of a security expert. Not only has he worked at over 100 cannabis related sites in Alberta alone, he’s been in the security business for decades. Barry explains what it takes to apply for business…
Ep72 James West - An Inside Look at The Midas Letter
Nov 7, 2018 • 28 min
Most of us watch industry giants with admiration, James West sits down with them & has fun! If you watch his shows, you’ll know that while they can be funny, they are always full of rock-solid intel. In this interview, James answers questions with honesty…
Ep71 Her Story - An Interview with Abi Roach
Nov 4, 2018 • 32 min
Imagine trying to fit all of the water from Lake Ontario into a single pop can, that’s what it’s like trying to fit everything Abi Roach has to say into a single podcast! Abi’s a bit of a legend and if you look for her, she’s everywhere. While…
Ep70 The Science of Cannabis - An Interview with Keystone Labs
Nov 1, 2018 • 22 min
Jodi McDonald is an amazing person, period. A “science geek” who has taken her passion and made it her life. President of Keystone Labs, a facility that tests not just cannabis but also pharmaceutical products, Jodi leads a team of dedicated professionals…
Ep69 Access for All! - An Interview with Save The Drive
Oct 28, 2018 • 8 min
Chanel Graham, CEO of Save The Drive, talks about her business vision to help those with mobility issues. It’s a neat concept and one that’s already taking off in California. Enjoy :)
Ep68 Branding without Advertising - An Interview with Cult Collective
Oct 25, 2018 • 18 min
Owen Reader, Chief Engagement Officer at Cult Collective talks about his marketing ideas in the legal cannabis space. Cult Collective is an audience engagement firm that is focused on helping their clients achieve a “cult following” in their respective…
Ep67 Medical Cannabis Options - An Interview with Jesse Bartlett
Oct 23, 2018 • 10 min
A pro boxer discovers CBD for pain relief and it changes his life. This is the story of Jesse Bartlett who is now the CEO of Herbal Relief Centre, a medical clinic focus on patient care and service. Jesse’s story is unique in so many ways, but becoming…
Ep66 Cannabis Investing - An Interview with Scott Trades
Oct 21, 2018 • 30 min
In this interview, recorded live at Hempfest Calgary, Scott Trades walks us through his perspective on trading in the cannabis space. Scott had a lot to say & if investing in cannabis is your thing, there’s lots to learn in this one :) Enjoy. *Original…
Ep65 Calgary Cannabis Club - Their Story
Oct 19, 2018 • 40 min
Recorded at Hempfest Calgary, Jo & Pat from the Calgary Cannabis Club speak candidly about the club’s role in advocacy, culture and education. Jo & Pat show us why they’re leaders in this young & energetic club :) *Original video recording of this…
Ep64 Cannabis Media Explored - An Interview with The Cannabis Show
Oct 18, 2018 • 21 min
Hart Steinfeld & Basil Kelly, 2 members of The Cannabis Show team sat down & spoke frankly about being in cannabis media. They discuss their show’s vision and approach, while providing a lot of solid advice for someone who may want to get into the…
Ep63 David vs Goliath(s) - An Interview with LakeCity Cannabis
Oct 16, 2018 • 19 min
The Second interview in our Hempfest series, recorded over Oct 13&14 2018. Ryan Roch, hopeful licensed dispensary owner and YouTube Vlogger talks about trying to get into “the game” in Alberta. What does it take for a “Mom & Pop” applicant to survive in a…
Ep62 Cannabis Media for Women - An interview w Gill Pollard
Oct 15, 2018 • 17 min
The first interview in our Hempfest series, recorded over Oct 13&14 2018. Gill Pollard, who runs the cannabis media company The Her(b) Life was kind enough to join me & talk about what it’s like to be in the media biz in the cannabis space, specifically…
Ep61 California Legalization in Perspective - An interview with Justin Marshall
Oct 11, 2018 • 15 min
Does anyone know what to expect on Oct 17th? To get some perspective, I spoke with Justin Marshall, a dual citizen living in California. Justin speaks at length about what it was like in California and what Canadians might experience when recreational…
Ep60 Perspective on Medical Dispensaries - An Interview with Jamie Shaw
Oct 6, 2018 • 23 min
Jamie Shaw from Groundwork Consulting (And about 10 other organizations!) is one of the best communicators in the cannabis space. We started off by discussing medical dispensaries in Canada, then our conversation took on a grander scope with perspective…
Ep59 The Extraction Business - An Interview with Pat McCutcheon CEO of MediPharm Labs
Oct 1, 2018 • 21 min
Pat McCutcheon, Ceo of MediPharm Labs speaks candidly about his company and their impending IPO on Oct 3rd 2018. Extractions are expected to be the second wave in cannabis legalization, find out why Pat claims MediPharm Labs is positioned to lead the…
Ep58 Edibles As Entrees - An Interview with Adam Osborne from Earth’s Edibles
Sep 29, 2018 • 18 min
Adam Osborne, President and Founder of Earth’s Edibles explains his approach to preparing foods with THC and CBD. Earth’s Edibles is taking a slightly different approach to the edible arena and they might just know what it takes to be successful. Enjoy :)
Ep57 Namaste Technologies Explained - An Interview with Kory Zelickson
Sep 27, 2018 • 27 min
Kory Zelickson, Co-Founder of Namaste Technologies talks about his company, what they do and why he feels you should invest in it. We discuss the company’s history & the direction they’re going upon legalization. There’s also a chance to learn about about…
Ep56 The Little Book of Cannabis - An Interview with Author Amanda Siebert
Sep 23, 2018 • 17 min
Respected Cannabis Journalist Amanda Siebert talks about her new book called “The Little Book of Cannabis - How Marijuana Can Improve Your Life”. Learn about Amanda herself, the book & find out what her plans are for the future. She’s an amazing woman and…
Ep55 Denver’s Legal Vape Lounge - An Interview with the Coffee Joint
Sep 19, 2018 • 18 min
Rita Tsalyuk, Owner of Denver’s “The Coffee Joint” speaks frankly about her experience getting a licensed consumption lounge & trying to make a go of it. This is a great conversation with perspective on the realities of actually owning and operating a…
Ep28 Terpenes for Beginners - An Interview with Alex Samuelsson
Sep 18, 2018 • 14 min
Originally recorded on May 07th 2018, this interview covers terpenes. What are they? How are they used and how they contribute to your overall experience. Alex graciously walks us through the topic and adds his own unique perspective on the industry as…
Ep54 Home Cultivation Basics - An Interview with Danny Danko
Sep 16, 2018 • 30 min
Danny Danko… Need I say more? Danny was kind enough to speak about his new book, his life & tips on how to get into home cannabis cultivation. Danny is a true superstar & I was honoured to interview him. 100% amazing interview, not to be missed :)
Ep53 Perspective on Starting an Ancillary Cannabis Business - An Interview with Simon Greganis
Sep 14, 2018 • 19 min
CEO of BRNT Designs, Simon Greganis speaks about his experiences starting a legal cannabis focused business. Still in his 20’s, Simon has already proven to be an industry leader and innovator. This podcast illustrates what it takes to make it in the…
Ep52 Pot Stock Summer Recap & More - An Interview with Scott Trades
Sep 8, 2018 • 20 min
Scott Trades joins us to talk about cannabis trading in 2018. We explore a little past-present-future in the space, plus Scott gives a lot of great tips for new investors. Not to be missed :)
Ep51 Cannabis Legalization - One Municipality’s Story
Sep 3, 2018 • 27 min
Hundreds of municipalities across Canada are getting ready for cannabis legalization, each in their own way. In this podcast, I spoke with two employees in charge of preparing the City of Airdrie, Alberta. It’s likely that something this big will happen…
Ep50 Medical Marijuana Basics - An Interview with Harvest Medicine
Aug 28, 2018 • 32 min
Shekhar Parmar, CEO of Harvest Medicine in Calgary explains how the Medical Marijuana system in Canada works. Whether you are already a patient, or just want to know more, this #podcast is for you :) Enjoy
Ep49 Cannabis Education Options - An Interview with Deepak Anand
Aug 25, 2018 • 13 min
Deepak Anand (Cannabis Compliance) might be the busiest man in the Canadian cannabis scene, he has a wealth of knowledge and has written University courses for the legal cannabis arena. In this podcast, Deepak discusses higher learning option in the…
Ep48 Pot Stock Investing for Beginners with Steven Feldman
Aug 17, 2018 • 24 min
This podcast features a conversation with Steven Feldman AKA @CanadaPotStocks who is a seasoned investor, Social Media Guru & Broadcaster about what it means to invest in the Canadian cannabis space. Steven provides an overall pictures of the industry,…
Ep47 CBD for Pets - An Interview with Brad Pattison
Aug 14, 2018 • 21 min
Curious about using CBD for your pet? This interview discusses many of the questions and observations that pet owners have when it comes to considering CBD use. Brad Pattison discusses pet wellness from his perspective and his experiences with a variety…
Ep46 Making Cannabis-Infused Drinks
Aug 8, 2018 • 16 min
In this episode, I spoke with Karen Hamilton from Lagunitas Brewery in California. They make a cannabis infused beverage called “HIFI”!! If you want a sneak peak into what might be appearing in Canadians shops in the near future, this podcast is for you!…
Ep45 A Conversation with MADD CEO Andy Murie
Aug 2, 2018 • 25 min
In this podcast, we speak to MADD Canada about their concerns of driving while under the influence of cannabis. With legalization around the corner, MADD CEO Andy Murie speaks frankly about the situation.
Ep44 Cannabis Legalization - The Basics
Jul 25, 2018 • 9 min
This podcast is for anyone who just wants to know what the heck is going to happen once cannabis is legalized. Who will buy it? How will drivers be protected? Will people smoke it in public? Many more of the basic questions are answered in this podcast!…
Ep43 Women in Cannabis - An Interview with Ellementa CEO Aliza Sherman
Jul 17, 2018 • 18 min
If you’re a woman & interested in the cannabis space, this interview is for you. Aliza Sherman discusses women in the cannabis business, cannabis resources for women and explains some of the challenges women have in business generally. Aliza is also an…
Ep42 Vaporizers - A Discussion with Green Tank Technologies
Jul 6, 2018 • 17 min
In this podcast, I sit down with one of Canada’s leaders in vaporizer technology, Corey Koffler of Green Tank Technologies to discuss the facts about oil-based vapes, their growing popularity and what the future will likely hold once cannabis is legalized…
Ep41 - Modern Leaf - An interview with Preston Drummond
Jul 1, 2018 • 20 min
On this podcast, we spoke with Preston Drummond who is the founder and Executive Chairman of Modern Leaf. Preston talks about his company, their vision and aspirations. Preston is a great communicator and was quite inspiring. Enjoy :)
Ep40 Industry Perspective - An interview with Barinder Rasode
Jun 28, 2018 • 20 min
This podcast is a real treat! I had the pleasure of sitting down with a very buy Barinder Rasode, CEO of NICHE Canada to ask about her perspective on the cannabis space, predictions, insight and a bit about herself personally. Listen carefully, this ones…
Ep38 Cannabis & Sports - What’s the Link?
Jun 21, 2018 • 54 min
In this podcast, we discuss our own experiences with cannabis & running, as well as how cannabis is used in professional sports. This one has a lot of clips featuring a lot of perspective from a wide range of experts and athletes. Enjoy:)
Ep35 Pot-Stock Investments - An Interview with Scott Trades
Jun 1, 2018 • 27 min
Today’s Podcast is a special interview with Scott Trades. Scott is a Cannabis Investment, YouTube Vlogger and quite active on Twitter with his thoughts on the Cannabis sector as well. We talk about some of the craziness that happened in May as well as a…
Ep26 Scott Trades Interview - Cannabis Investment Vlogger :)
Apr 25, 2018 • 15 min
Today’s Canadian Cannabis Update is a special interview with Youtube Vlogger & cannabis investor Scott Trades. You can also find him on Instagram & Twitter @scotttrades. Enjoy :)
Ep01 Virginity lost, let’s do this :)
Jan 5, 2018 • 5 min
Weekly cannabis update for 02 January 2018