E055 Accelerating Women Owned Cannabis Startups

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 defense on cannabis cases, Amy is now launching The Initiative and a cannabis friendly social/ business space in Portland, Oregon called The Commune.

E054 PhD Neuroscientist & Endocannabinoid System

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 the difference between phyto-cannabinoids and endogenous-cannabinoids.

LINK to her new book, “Vitamin Weed: A 4-Step Plan to Prevent & Reverse Endocannabinoid Deficiency”

E053 Innovation from Oregon’s Leading Processor

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 brands in the State, with innovative products and great quality.

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E052 Global Cannabis Community for Women

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 Lisa and Sam launched the first events, grew their network and trends they see developing in the cannabis industry!

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