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Enhance Your Life Podcast

Release Date: 09/08/2021

An Asian-American Blazes New Trails in Cannabis show art An Asian-American Blazes New Trails in Cannabis

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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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Hitting the Big O With the Help of Cannabis? show art Hitting the Big O With the Help of Cannabis?

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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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Cannabis Can Play a Key Role in Fighting the Opioid Crisis show art Cannabis Can Play a Key Role in Fighting the Opioid Crisis

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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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What Are Terpenes, Exactly? show art What Are Terpenes, Exactly?

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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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If You Want to See the Future of Cannabis Advocacy, Look to Canada show art If You Want to See the Future of Cannabis Advocacy, Look to Canada

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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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Why Doctors Are Hesitant When It Comes to Prescribing Cannabis show art Why Doctors Are Hesitant When It Comes to Prescribing Cannabis

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Despite society’s movement towards accepting cannabis as a form of medicine, the topic still polarizes professionals in the medical field. This week, Dr. Jordan Tishler discusses some of the barriers and successes he’s faced as a medical doctor specializing in cannabis treatment. Jordan is the founder of medical cannabis practice inhaleMD and is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. On the pod, Jordan talks about his pivot to the medical cannabis niche after years of work as an emergency physician helping underserved communities. He talks about some of the pushback he’s gotten from other...

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What Is Proper Edible Etiquette? show art What Is Proper Edible Etiquette?

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This week, award-winning educator and writer Sara Payan joins the podcast to talk about engaging with policy makers, media professionals, and the public in the cannabis world. Sara is the host of the Planted with Sara podcast and is the public education officer at the Apothecarium dispensaries. On the pod, Sara talks about her experiences teaching others about the drug and the common questions she’s gotten through her diverse experiences in the industry. She goes in-depth with cannabinoids CBD, THC, and CBG as well as how to use them in products like edibles. Sara also talks about her...

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The Challenges of Cannabis Inclusion Efforts show art The Challenges of Cannabis Inclusion Efforts

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When the cannabis industry first started gaining traction, many people thought that the field would be a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Unfortunately, that hasn’t been the case. This week, Sumayyah Emeh-Edu joins the podcast to talk about the ways the industry is trying to correct itself and become more inclusive. Sumayyah is the vice president of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at Canopy Growth and has been implementing DEI initiatives for companies since 2015. On the pod, she talks about diversity in the cannabis industry, and how it’s a reflection of historical and...

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What Science Tells Us About CBD and Pain show art What Science Tells Us About CBD and Pain

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CBD gets a lot of buzz in the cannabis industry as a pain remedy, but what does science have to say on the topic? This week, scientist Sara Ward joins the pod to talk about the state of CBD research. Sara is an assistant professor in the department of pharmacology at the Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and has extensive experience researching cannabis and CBD. On the pod, she discusses her current cannabinoid research and the results she’s been seeing. She talks about the value of clinical research, and how animal trials have been able to further our understanding of CBD and...

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This week, Jonathan is joined by Joesh Savage, DJ and co-host of The Shit Show, an LA based stand up comedy show that features a night of talented comics and cannabis at the historic El Cid on Sunset Blvd. Joesh shares how he and co-host Abdullah Saeed met and decided to start producing events and why they care about educating others while dismantling the stigma around cannabis with humor. Joesh talks about how they integrate products and brands into their event, and gives us a sneak peek into their expansion to Palm Springs. He and Jonathan talk about how cannabis helps ease social anxiety and breaks down the barriers between us.