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Two Unlikely Moms Open a Dispensary

Enhance Your Life Podcast

Release Date: 05/12/2021

How to Be a Cannaseur show art How to Be a Cannaseur

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Coming from the professional world, not many people would peg Ryan Chavez and Jack Stone as cannabis advocates. But the duo is breaking that stereotype and other stigmas as hosts of the podcast Cannabis Connoisseurs, a show dedicated to utilizing cannabis in daily life. In this episode, they talk about discovering the many benefits of cannabis and using that as inspiration for the podcast, as well as the behind-the-scenes work that goes into bringing their show to life. They also share some interesting facts they’ve learned from their research on the topic—from the history of cannabis to...

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People usually trace cannabis history to the hippies of the 1960s, but the plant’s rich roots can be traced back thousands of years. This week, veteran cannabis journalist David Bienenstock joins the pod to talk about important moments in cannabis history and why it’s so important to preserve it. Besides his work as a journalist, David is the author of How to Smoke Pot (Properly): A Highbrow Guide to Getting High and co-hosts the podcast Great Moments in Weed History. In this episode, David talks about how his experience in cannabis journalism has changed throughout his career, and why...

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With so much to know about cannabis, how can podcasts help people understand it—even in communities that aren’t particularly weed friendly? This week, Utahns Jesse Angeles and Brandon Elder join the pod to share what it’s like helping others gain knowledge of the plant. Jesse and Brandon are hosts of Cannabis School, an entertaining and educational podcast promoting responsible conversations about personal consumption. In this episode, the duo talk about the beginnings of their podcast and how they make the show understandable for every listener. They discuss how some in the Mormon...

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Many artists in the music industry have appreciated cannabis long before it became the norm, including legendary rap group Cypress Hill, which has advocated for the legalization and normalization of cannabis use throughout their career. This week, Cypress Hill member B-Real joins the podcast to talk about the plant and its many roles in his life and the music world. B talks about his involvement in the cannabis industry through his high-end dispensary chain Dr. Greenthumb’s, and shares the exciting products and developments that are coming in the future. He also talks about the role of...

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Hailing from a sauce and spice maker family, entrepreneur Felicity Chen has been using generations of food wisdom to make waves in the cannabis industry. Felicity’s company, Potli, is adding flavor to more than 250 stores in California through its high quality farm-to-table kitchen staples that are infused with cannabis and CBD, including honey, olive oil, sriracha sauce, and shrimp chimps. In this episode, Felicity talks about the beginnings of her company, and how her straight edge Eastern Asian family led to the creation of the company’s best-selling product. She also talks about how...

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People have long associated cannabis with activities like relaxation and sleep, but there are plenty of other applications for the plant—including sex. This week, Katie Enright joins the pod to talk about oh.hi, a cannabis lubricant that she says enhances sexual pleasure and can help women achieve the elusive orgasm. Katie talks about her pivot from becoming a nun to a sex product entrepreneur. She touches on the science behind her product and how she got it to more than 90 dispensaries across California. Plus, Katie discusses what it’s like tackling two stigmatized topics at once, and...

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Twitter’s Approach to Cannabis, and How Elon Musk Could Change It show art Twitter’s Approach to Cannabis, and How Elon Musk Could Change It

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Consumer Insights from data can help a business more efficiently, but what can data do for the cannabis industry? This week, Jeffrey Graham joins the podcast to talk about how the cannabis industry uses data. Jeffrey is the CEO of Pistil Data, a research company that gives cannabis brands the statistically-backed insights they need to identify new revenue and business opportunities. In this episode, Jeffrey talks about using his background working with data for companies like Twitter, Google, and the New York Times to form Pistil Data. He also reveals some telling information as to how and why...

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This week, Dr. M-J Milloy joins the podcast to talk about cannabis and how it can help people who are suffering from deadly conditions like opioid addiction and HIV. Dr. Milloy is a cannabis science professor at the University of British Columbia, where he leads research concerning the public health impact of cannabis regulation and the therapeutic applications of cannabis and cannabinoids. On the pod, Dr. Milloy talks about the cannabis studies he’s involved in, and the major implications it can have in healthcare. He also talks about the critical role of  de-stigmatization in using...

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Most people involved with cannabis know about the terms Indica and Sativa. But the word terpene is far less known, yet has a huge impact on your high. This week, Maxwell Koby joins the podcast to explain the science behind terpenes and their importance to the cannabis experience. Max is the founder of Abstrax, a company that focuses on botanical extraction, terpenes, and aroma compound research. On the pod, Max talks about the way terpenes work and how they effect people in different ways. He also gives insight into the terpene extraction process Abstrax does, and what the future looks like...

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As Canada’s first public cannabis dealer, Hilary Black is one of the leading advocates for cannabis in the country. She has been spearheading efforts to provide cannabis access for more than two decades, founding The British Columbia Compassion Club Society in 1997—long before cannabis hit mainstream conversation. This week, Hilary joins the pod to talk about the ways cannabis advocacy has changed and evolved since the nineties. She discusses the most pressing needs of the industry and how businesses and institutions can come together to create change. She also touches on subjects like...

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