How does a dispensary buyer select a quality farm and flower? How can craft farms market and sell their flower better? How should budtenders sell flower to consumers? We answer these questions and more with our guest, Cedar Hughes-Blades, a cannabis buyer with multiple years of experience in the Oregon rec and medical market.
Andrea was told she would never work again. After frustration with prescription meds she discovered cannabis and everything changed. Not only did she work again, but she built one of the fastest growing e-commerce and home delivery platforms for cannabis in California. Andrea Brooks is the CEO and Founder of Sava.
Sava is HIRING and raising funds if you’re an investor, discussed in episode.
Today’s guest is Dr. Dina, the real Nancy Botwin (from the show Weeds), Snoop Dogg’s supplier and a cannabis consultant for Chuck Lorre on Netflix’s show Disjointed starring Kathy Bates. Dr. Dina also owns and operates multiple companies in the space and started freedomgrow.org a non-profit raising money to release prisoners locked up for past cannabis crimes. We discuss the recreational market transition in Cali and what it’s like running a vertically integrated business.
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Hiring in Cathedral City, discussed in episode.
If you’re living in a State that recently legalized a medical or recreational cannabis program, this episode is for you! This episode focuses on legalization in Michigan, community initiatives, political and research involvement, and the business landscape of a State going from a grey market to a legalized cannabis market with clear regulations. Today’s guest is Lisa Conine, the Community Outreach Coordinator with Om of Medicine, a cannabis “provisioning center” in Michigan.
Great story of how Christian Hageseth Founded Green Man Cannabis in 2009, built it into a successful vertically integrated business in Colorado and then went on to Found and become CEO of ONE Cannabis, a cannabis dispensary brand looking to grow through franchise model. Christian shares some great tips and how to for anyone operating in cannabis industry!
HIRING, Christian and his team are hiring, discussed at end of episode. They are also looking for entrepreneurs looking to enter cannabis space that don’t want to start from scratch.