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E071 Author & Producer David Bienenstock

12/10/2018
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This episode focuses on the double edged sword of legalization, hosting a podcast on the history of cannabis and many more cultural topics. David is the author of How to Smoke Pot (Properly) and co-creator of the podcast Great Moments in Weed History. Previously, he served as Head of Content at HIGH TIMES and was a columnist and video producer with VICE Media. David has more experience in cannabis than most and we discuss his perspective after serving the plant for over 15 years. LINK to...

Duration:01:08:30

E070 Cannabis According to Jim Belushi

12/3/2018
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Great experience having Jim Belushi on the podcast to talk cannabis. This episode focuses on Jim’s stories from the farm, how it all started, predictions on the legal landscape and the bigger mission behind why Jim started the farm. We also discuss internal “behind the scenes” operations of Belushi’s Farm.

Duration:01:02:14

E069 Brave New Weed author Joe Dolce

11/26/2018
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This episode focuses on stories from cannabis prohibition and how the new legalized market is changing culture with Joe Dolce, author of the book Brave New Weed. Joe’s world was changed when his brother reintroduced him to cannabis. It led him on a path of discovery that resulted in publishing a book. Listen in as we discuss Joe’s experience writing the book and discovery of the evolving cannabis industry. LINKS to Brave New Weed Book, Brave New Weed Podcast and Medical Cannabis Mentor

Duration:01:07:07

E068 Growing Canadian Cannabis with Fish

11/19/2018
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This episode focuses on scaling a cannabis business in Canada, growing with aquaponics and future predictions on water rights and sustainability with Warren Bravo, CEO of Green Relief, a Canadian Licensed Producer. We also discuss how Warren tested his business model before jumping all in and what it takes to survive and thrive in the Canadian cannabis industry. HIRING: Warren and his team are looking to grow from 65 to 250 team members by the end of 2019, they are hiring from entry level...

Duration:01:06:32

E067 Army Veteran Develops Cannabis Protocol for Brain Injury

11/12/2018
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This episode focuses on international export, cannabis for traumatic brain injury and getting veterans access to cannabis with Todd Scattini, CEO of Harvest 360 and on the Board of Veterans Cannabis Project. We discuss Todd’s time in the army, over 25 years of service and how a hemp project in the Middle East during service opened his eyes to the potential uses of cannabis! We also cover a new cannabis protocol for traumatic brain injury that Todd and his team are working on.

Duration:01:12:51

E066 Craft Hemp & the Future of CBD

11/5/2018
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Really enjoyed this conversation with Becca Recker, Marketing Lead for Frog Song Farms, a craft hemp producer in Oregon. We discuss the new craft hemp trend, how it’s superior to industrial hemp or isolated CBD when consuming and how Frog Song became a Certified B-Corp and soon to be Organic.

Duration:00:52:16

E065 CEO of Dope Magazine

10/29/2018
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Conversation with George Jage, CEO of Dope Magazine. We discuss marketing in the cannabis industry, how Dope accelerated its initial growth, best ways for cannabis brands to advertise through print and digital and future plans for Dope after merging with High Times. A lot of great info in this episode with key takeaways for anyone operating in the cannabis industry!

Duration:01:16:49

E064 University pursues Cannabis Research

10/22/2018
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Intriguing conversation with Dr. Charles Pollack from The Lambert Center at Thomas Jefferson University. They are pushing the boundaries of cannabis science and research in the university setting. We discuss western medicine’s approach to cannabis, your body’s endocannabinoid system and new studies on the medical applications for cannabis.

Duration:00:51:52

E063 Science of Cannabis Series_09

10/15/2018
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Another great conversation with Emma Chasen on the Science of Cannabis. We discuss some new topics and go deeper on previously discussed topics like industrial hemp versus craft hemp, what CBD-A could do for people and why THC-A could be an amazing add on to CBD for consumers wanting the medicinal benefits without getting high.

Duration:01:16:34

E062 Cannabis Art with a Purpose

10/8/2018
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Talk with Ty Forto, Founder of Cannabiscapes, a company using cannabis art to help change the cannabis conversation. We get into Ty’s past experience working at BioTrack, how he started Cannabiscapes and the purpose behind his vision.

Duration:00:58:30

E061 How to Design your Cannabis Facility

10/1/2018
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Conversation with Sam Andras, President of MJ12 Design Studio, an architecture firm focused on cannabis cultivation and processing facilities. We discuss what sets successful projects apart from the failures and how to plan up front to avoid costly and potentially fatal errors later down the road. MJ12 Design Studio is hiring and looking for partners, discussed at end of episode.

Duration:00:56:22

E060 Bootstrapping a Cannabis Company

9/24/2018
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1 year Podcast Anniversary! We passed the 365 day mark, so we decided to do something different for this episode. Rachel, Periodic Edibles Operations Manager, interviews Wayne, your host and the Founder of Periodic Edibles. We discuss how Wayne started the edibles business, what it was like transitioning from the medical to recreational market and why team culture is a major focus for Periodic Edibles. Wayne also answers some questions submitted by listeners :)

Duration:00:47:15

E059 The Power of Brand Story

9/17/2018
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Really enjoyed this talk with Brad Bogus, VP of Marketing for Confident Cannabis. We discuss Brad’s past experience at the Denver Post as GM of The Cannabist. Along with the communication strategy Brad is using to increase Confident’s market place brand awareness. We also interviewed the CEO of Confident Cannabis in Episode E058. HIRING, Brad is looking to hire in Marketing as they grow, discussed in episode :)

Duration:01:23:54

E058 Bringing Transparency to Cannabis

9/10/2018
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Good talk with CEO and Co-Founder, Steve Albarran of Confident Cannabis, a platform for lab results like potency, terpenes and pesticides to be effectively exchanged between producers, processors and retailers. They will soon roll out a wholesale B2B purchasing platform integrated with compliant lab results tied to products. We discuss how Steve started the company, their team culture and predictions for what the future will look like. HIRING, Steve and Confident Cannabis are looking to...

Duration:00:57:41

E057 Entrepreneur Guide to Cannabis Industry

9/3/2018
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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...

Duration:00:53:53

E056 #1 Trusted Brand in Cannabis

8/27/2018
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Really enjoyed this conversation with Dennis O’Malley, CEO of Caliva, a vertically integrated cannabis company in California. We discuss Dennis’s past experience in influencer marketing and brand ambassadors, common pitfalls in the industry and how the Caliva team is trying to create the most trusted brand in cannabis. HIRING: Caliva is growing and hiring, check out www.gocaliva.com/jobs

Duration:00:40:23

E055 Accelerating Women Owned Cannabis Startups

8/20/2018
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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.

Duration:00:42:40

Bonus: Wayne on Mark and Toddcast

8/16/2018
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Grateful to be invited on The Mark & Toddcast podcast! We discuss how Periodic Edibles got started and what the cannabis industry landscape looks like.

Duration:00:45:52

E054 PhD Neuroscientist & Endocannabinoid System

8/13/2018
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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”

Duration:01:12:54

E053 Innovation from Oregon’s Leading Processor

8/6/2018
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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. Did you know we have our own Podcast App? You can download it by searching “Periodic Effects” in the App Store on your phone for the most convenient listening possible!

Duration:01:00:40