Cannabis Education

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.

Pe100 Cannabis Business & Science Insights

Episode #100 :) Thank you for listening and supporting us along the way! We did something different for this episode. We pulled 20 clips from 20 different episodes that we thought provided great insights and value for the cannabis industry.

Please share, forward, text or email this one to a friend or colleague that should listen to the Periodic Effects podcast! Cheers to the next 100 :)

Pe095 The Science of Growing Organic Cannabis

Our guest, Jeff Lowenfels, has the longest running garden column in North America, having never missed a week in 41 years! Is white ash = quality a myth? Will autoflowering cannabis be the future for home growers and/ or commercial operations? What is the soil food web? Why should we care about organic growing practices? We discuss all those items and more!