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An insider look at cannabis from industry trailblazer Tara Misu. Tara interviews her extensive network from over a decade working in cannabis. She is the owner and founder of edibles company Blazin' Bakery whose products have been in 1000+ shops. Tara is an activist having penned historical medical marijuana legislation in New Jersey, a professor teaching Cannabis 101 and national conference speaker. Trailblazin' is a light-hearted podcast mixing a fun cannabis past with a new exciting future.

An insider look at cannabis from industry trailblazer Tara Misu. Tara interviews her extensive network from over a decade working in cannabis. She is the owner and founder of edibles company Blazin' Bakery whose products have been in 1000+ shops. Tara is an activist having penned historical medical marijuana legislation in New Jersey, a professor teaching Cannabis 101 and national conference speaker. Trailblazin' is a light-hearted podcast mixing a fun cannabis past with a new exciting future.

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An insider look at cannabis from industry trailblazer Tara Misu. Tara interviews her extensive network from over a decade working in cannabis. She is the owner and founder of edibles company Blazin' Bakery whose products have been in 1000+ shops. Tara is an activist having penned historical medical marijuana legislation in New Jersey, a professor teaching Cannabis 101 and national conference speaker. Trailblazin' is a light-hearted podcast mixing a fun cannabis past with a new exciting future.

Language:

English


Episodes

17. Jason Thomas - Compliance and Risk Management for the Cannabis Industry QA, QC & cGMP

11/25/2020
Jason is an established technology and compliance professional in the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, and Medical Cannabis industries. With over 19 years of regulatory audit, quality control, and technology risk management/compliance experience, he works tirelessly to keep his clients compliant and inspection ready. Over the course of his career, Jason has traveled the world, multiple times over, auditing pharmaceutical IT operations, manufacturing facilities, and data centers, with the...

Duration:00:58:23

16. Harry Brelsford - Cannabis Author, Technology Educator, Founder of 420MSP & SMB Nation

11/10/2020
High Friends, so I took a short break while we got cannabis legalized in NJ. Yay!!! This was a huge win for me personally, but I’m back now and legalization will definitely be discussed in upcoming episodes. Now today, this will be the first guest in an area I would love to see discussed more in cannabis: Technology. Really there is no part of the industry that it doesn’t touch in some way. Today I have Harry Brelsford, an independent network consultant in Seattle, Washington. Harry is...

Duration:01:02:37

15. Craig Sheffer & Willow Anwar - Widows Point, Nightbreed, A River Runs Through It, One Tree Hill

9/15/2020
So this is not a strictly cannabis episode but honestly it’s one of my absolute favorites so far. I talk with actor, producer and director Craig Sheffer who has had an incredible career with roles in movies such as the Academy Award Winning film with Brad Pitt A River Runs Through It. He played the antagonist in the John Hughs brat pack classic, Some Kind of Wonderful, which I still hear people say is their favorite movie. Craig starred in the beloved cult horror classic Nightbreed and...

Duration:01:00:56

14. Swerve - The Cali Connection Seeds, 70+ High Times Cannabis Cup Awards

8/11/2020
On this episode of Traiblazin’ with Tara Misu I have Swerve founder of The Cali Connection which is second oldest supplier of seeds in America—and the oldest in California. Swerve is a champion of cannabis commerce whose goal is “to never be accused of a profit-over-product”. Which is something we definitely need more of right now. His mission is to provide true-bred strains to the general public, and more specifically, the medicinal marijuana community. The Cali Connection provides...

Duration:01:06:34

13. Steve Bloom - High Times, Freedom Leaf and CelebStoner Editor, Cannabis Author and Producer

7/28/2020
Steve Bloom is a former editor of High Times, Freedom Leaf and the currently publishes and edits CelebStoner.com, one of the leading online sources for marijuana and celebrity news. While at High Times he produced the Stony and Doobie awards shows, and the Hempilatiion benefit albums raising $200,000 for NORML. He has worked with artists such as Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson, Ozzy Osbourne, Wu Tang Clan, Fishbone, Redman, and Ziggy, Stephen, Damian Marley and countless others. Steve was the...

Duration:01:25:12

12. David Krantz - Epigenetic Cannabis Testing of the Endocannabinoid System

7/21/2020
This episode is epigenitics expert David Krantz. David developed a proprietary genetic test for the endocannabinoid system. He was named a 2019 Top 100 Healthcare Innovator by the International Forum for Advancements in Healthcare and has spoken at conferences like Bodyhacking Con. David is currently an advisor to AMMA Healing as a specialist on the genetics of the endocannabinoid system along with Dr. Dan Engle (Onnit Labs) and other luminaries in the optimal health field. He also currently...

Duration:00:52:39

11. Matthew Miller - Cannabis, CBD & Hemp Intellectual Property, Trademark & Patent Attorney

7/8/2020
This podcast episode is attorney Matthew Miller of MG Law. Matt is one of the few true subject matter experts on all things intellectual property in the cannabis and hemp space. He has spoken at national industry conferences such as NECANN and CannaCon several times, he was part of an industry panel at the first hemp entrepreneurship event at Rutgers University. Since entering the industry three years ago, Matt has regularly obtained federal trademarks for his cannabis and hemp clients....

Duration:01:04:45

10. David Cunic - Cannabis Investment Relations Advisor, Physical Therapist & Serial Entrepreneur

6/30/2020
On this episode of Trailblazin’ with Tara Misu we discuss something every single person in the cannabis industry needs at some point. Money! This interview is loaded with valuable tips on raising capital for your cannabusiness as well as some insights for potential investors. David Cunic is an entrepreneur who is an Investor Relations Advisor. In the past 16 years, David has started over ten companies, in both the public and private sector many of which he has successfully sold. He has...

Duration:01:24:17

9. Jessie Gill - Marijuana Mommy Founder, Cannabis Patient, Registered Nurse & Influencer

6/16/2020
Jessie Gill is a registered nurse who teaches patients and consumers about cannabis. She is a patient, parent and the founder of Marijuana Mommy® an online medical marijuana resource that has reached hundreds of thousands of visitors. She’s a writer whose work has been in publications such as Forbes, High Times, Good Housekeeping and VICE. Jessie was also highlighted on Viceland and in a variety of news features and documentaries. She speaks at conferences around the country, spreading the...

Duration:01:02:24

8. Vladimir Bautista - Happy Munkey NYC - Famous NY Cannabis Speakeasy Owner and Founder on Business and Culture

6/9/2020
Vladamir Bautista is one of the founders of New York City cannabis inspired lifestyle brand and famous NY cannabis speakeasy Happy Munkey. Vlad is recognized for his relationships with the international cannabis elite and for his expertise in media and events connecting people from musicians to politicians. ___________________________ This and every episode is sponsored by Blazin’ Bakery. Use code TRAILBLAZIN to get 20% off all Blazin’ Brand Products including our new CBD dog treats! Visit...

Duration:00:51:38

7. Leo Bridgewater - Cannabis Activist of the Year, Veteran, Minorities for Medical Marijuana Leader

6/2/2020
Leo Bridgewater is an activist and businessman with a national industry presence. Before his time on the frontlines of the cannabis debate, Leo was in the military as a response to 9/11 and had multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. After coming back he began using cannabis to treat PTSD and speaking with other veterans. He was a central voice to get the condition added to NJ’s medical marijauna program. He is on the board for Minorities 4 Medical Marijuana (M4MM) as the National...

Duration:00:49:15

6. Makeda Marley - Daughter of Bob Marley on Music, Family, Cannabis Legalization, CBD and Social Justice

5/29/2020
Makeda Marley is the daughter of none other than reggae pioneer and cannabis legend Bob Marley. Makeda is a talent in her own right, performing as DJ Liv Luv, she has a debut album coming out and a single Freedom isn’t Free. Makeda is freedom fighter in the cannabis movement and has her own brand of CBD products in the works. We talk about cannabis culture, rights and growing up Marley. ___________________________ This and every episode is sponsored by Blazin’ Bakery. Use code TRAILBLAZIN...

Duration:00:59:03

5. Cryo Cure Cannabis President Greg Baughman and CEO Tracee McAfee Explain Cryogenic Curing

4/24/2020
President Greg Baughman and CEO Tracee McAfee invented Cryo Cure’s patent-pending technologies which skip the hanging phase of drying. The system dries and cures cannabis through freeze drying it in as little as 24 hours. The resulting product is light, fluffy, and aromatic, with trichomes and terpenes intact and flavor profile preserved as if at the height of freshness. ___________________________ This and every episode is sponsored by Blazin’ Bakery. Use code TRAILBLAZIN to get 20% off...

Duration:00:44:56

4. Nico Escondido - High Times Chief Cannabis Officer, Master Grower and Cannabis Cup Runner

4/23/2020
Nico Escondido is the Chief Cannabis Officer and part owner of High Times where he ran the Cannabis Cup judging for a decade and made his cult video Grow Like a Pro. He is the Founder of the Cannabis Genetics Institute in San Francisco and Amsterdam, the CEO of Applied Cannabis Sciences of New Jersey and a Board Member of both the public Canadian cannabis company Chemistree and the New Jersey CannaBusiness Association. ___________________________ This and every episode is sponsored by...

Duration:01:00:19

3. Scott Rudder - President of the New Jersey CannaBusiness Association and former NJ State Assemblyman

4/23/2020
Scott Rudder is the President and Founder of the New Jersey CannaBusiness Association, NJ’s first and largest cannabis trade organization. Scott is a prominent voice in the NJ legalization movement who regularly testifies supporting various cannabis efforts and speaks nationally on the subject. He is also a former NJ State Assemblyman. ___________________________ This and every episode is sponsored by Blazin’ Bakery. Use code TRAILBLAZIN to get 20% off all Blazin’ Brand Products including...

Duration:00:54:24

2. Cullen Jenkins - NFL NY Giants Defensive Lineman, Green Bay Packers Super Bowl Champ & Fresh Farms CBD Advocate

4/23/2020
Cullen Jenkins is a former NFL defensive lineman and Super Bowl XLV champ with the Green Bay Packers. He has also played for the Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants, and Washington Redskins. Cullen is now part of the CBD line Fresh Farms CBD and a cannabis advocate. We talk about how CBD is helping so many athletes in areas such as CTE, pain management and depression, as well as getting cannabis off the banned substance list. ___________________________ This and every episode is sponsored...

Duration:00:32:05

1. Mike Zapcic of AMC's Comic Book Men and Mike Paloma from PBR Podcast

4/20/2020
These podcast pros show me the ropes for my first episode while sharing some amusing cannabis and pop-culture conversation. Mike Zapcic spent 7 seasons on the hit AMC show Comic Book Men about Kevin Smith's New Jersey comic book shop, Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash. Mike also has his own podcast with partner Ming Chen I Sell Comics on the Smodcast Network. This and many future episodes are recorded at their A Shared Universe PodcaStudio in Eatontown, NJ. Mike Paloma hosts the comedy...

Duration:00:34:27