Episode 22: John Malanca on Support and Growth of the Medical Cannabis System
In this episode I had the pleasure of chatting with John Malanca.John is the founder of The United Patients group, and host of his own podcast “Be Informed, Be well”.In the episode, we talk about the gap of knowledge that exists about cannabis treatment among medical professionals.We also talk about how cannabis seems to be effective for certain types of cancer and diseased states.Lastly we also chat all about the the importance of having a medical cannabis infrastructure for patients.
Episode 21: Daniela Furtado on Competing in Cannabis using Search Engine Optimization
Daniela is a search engine optimization consultant and managing director for Findable Digital Marketing. In the episode we talk about:SEO and social media best practices for cannabis brands, The battle for the front page - how cannabis companies use SEO and google ads to gain visibilityHow strict advertising laws make it harder for legal brands to compete
Episode 20. Ashleigh Brown on Empowering Women through Medical Cannabis
Ashleigh is the founder and CEO of woman focused medical cannabis community, SheCann.In the episode, we discuss:Navigating the medical system and treating medical cannabis like a tool in your toolkit. (13:16)The importance of keeping distinct medical and adult use channels. (17:36)How the SheCann community is helping empower women through medical cannabis education. (28:20)
Episode 19. Angelina Blessed on Cannabis, Combat Sports and Athlete Acceptance
In this episode I’ll be interviewing Angelina Blessed. Angelina is a 13 year Muay Thai veteran, and CEO of Athlete Focused Cannabis Brand: Blessed EdiblesIn the episode we chat about Angelina’s 13 year Muay Thai fighting career, and the interesting the overlap between cultures in cannabis and fighting sportsFrom focus, to recovery to neuroprotection, why chat a little bit about how more and more athletes are adopting cannabis products into their regimens.We also talk about the lead up and genesis of Angelina’s athlete focused cannabis company, and the lack of healthy cannabis edible products on the market.
Episode 18. Dr. Ivan Casselman on People, Plants and the Future of Psychedelic Medicine
Episode 18. with Dr. Ivan C. is now live!Ivan has a PhD in plant science, a masters in Ethnobotany and over 15 years of experience in the cannabis industry. Today Ivan is working as the Chief Psychedelic Officer at HAVN Life, doing psilocybin cultivation research.We start by talking about Ivan’s experience in the cannabis industry and how he got involved into psychedelic research (3:11).We talk all about ethnobotany, the study on how plants and humans interact (4:56). We also talk all about the pillars of the psychedelic experience (10:30), importance of set and setting (25:27), and the promising research on psychedelics and mental health (34:07).