Cannabis Science

Pe107 How you Consume Cannabis Matters

We’ve talked a lot about the science of cannabis and predicting effects, cannabinoids and terpenes matter, but how cannabis is consumed also greatly influences the effects you experience. Our guest is Collier Hansen, Marketing Lead at Ghost Vapes. We discuss the next frontier of vaporizer technology and science with marketing and branding insights for cannabis companies.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Ghost Vapes is hiring in LA, discussed at end of episode.


Pe106 International Research on Cannabis

Research on the Science of Cannabis is expanding quickly. While new discoveries are being made faster than ever, how these new findings will be integrated into commercial cannabis products is a new frontier.

We discuss the past, present and future research & studies that will shape the future of cannabis with our guest Jahan Marcu, Director of Experimental Pharmacology and Behavioral Research at IRCCMH.org


Pe105 Educating Brand Reps & Budtenders is Critical

There are more Cannabis Brands than ever, making the job of Brand Rep increasingly difficult. Budtenders must not only stay informed on new brands, but also on a constantly evolving knowledge base of Cannabis Science.

Today’s guest talks education and training for both of those critical roles in the industry. Learn how Brand Reps can break through the noise getting into new dispensaries and how Budtenders can stay well informed while providing the best customer experience possible. We are joined by Bridget Gavin, Founder of Symbiosis Cannabis Education.

Pe102 Cannabis Science, Merchandising & Best in Class Budtenders

How do Dispensaries take the leading cannabis science and connect it to merchandising and sales? How can Budtenders communicate the science to consumers for the best experience possible? What strategies lead to repeat customers and word-of-mouth marketing? We answer those questions and more with our guest Andrea Sparr-Jaswa, Director of Education at Farma, a dispensary in Portland, Oregon.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Farma [Careers] is always looking for compassionate and curious team members, discussed at end of episode.

Pe101 What’s next for Cannabis Science?

What do we really know about the Science of Cannabis and what don’t we know? Can we quantify the medical benefits of the plant? What new cannabis studies and research are on the horizon? We mix science and business in this episode with our guest, Ben Armstrong, Ph.D., Lab Director for Juniper Analytics.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Juniper Analytics is hiring for a Lab Analyst, discussed at end of episode.