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Sowing the seeds of cannabis and sounding the praise of our favorite plant. It's time to Hempresent! Our radio resident Hemposapien, Vivian McPeak will present a weekly platform for guests and listeners to Hempresent about hemp and cannabis from the legal, activist and reformist route.

Sowing the seeds of cannabis and sounding the praise of our favorite plant. It's time to Hempresent! Our radio resident Hemposapien, Vivian McPeak will present a weekly platform for guests and listeners to Hempresent about hemp and cannabis from the legal, activist and reformist route.
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Sowing the seeds of cannabis and sounding the praise of our favorite plant. It's time to Hempresent! Our radio resident Hemposapien, Vivian McPeak will present a weekly platform for guests and listeners to Hempresent about hemp and cannabis from the legal, activist and reformist route.






Fighting To Highlight The Injustices And Speak The Truth About Cannabis

Today on Hempresent our host Vivian Mcpeak is joined by Simpa Carter of The Durham city cannabis club. DCCC was founded on July 1st 2016 following the Product Earth expo in Peterborough by Simpa. He attended the event and subsequently met many of the inspiring people and like-minded individuals who've been in the cannabis activism scene for many years fighting to highlight the injustices, speak the truth about cannabis and work towards the relegalisation of cannabis here in the UK. Having...

Marijuana Business Intelligence with Cassandra Farrington

Vivian McPeak speaks about Marijuana Business Intelligence with Cassandra Farrington, Co-Founder & CEO, Marijuana Business Daily and President at Anne Holland Ventures Inc.

Effect of Cannabis on Children and the Discovery of the Endocannabinoid System

Talking about the effect of cannabis on children and the discovery of the endocannabinoid system as Vivian McPeak welcomes Dr. Ethan Russo, a board-certified neurologist and one of the country's leading cannabis researchers. He is one of the nation’s leading researchers in medicinal cannabis—but he still has to go through innumerable hoops with the FDA to legally get materials for his research.

A Less Addictive Remedy For Pain

Today on Hempresent Vivian is joined by Army veteran Steven Passmore. Passmore is part of an internship for veterans at THC Design in Los Angeles. THC Design is a cannabis grow that focuses on environmentally conscious growing practices in order to reduce their carbon footprint using various methods. It’s estimated that 3 percent of all electricity consumption in California is from indoor grows. In addition to difficulties making ends meet after serving in iraq, Passmore faced another,...

Australian Medical Marijuana Mother Katrina Mosley

Katrina Mosley has been using medical cannabis to treat her daughter Kaitlyn's refractory epilepsy -- a condition so severe her eight-year old child often has to be given CPR after a seizure. She shares her story about Kaitlin's Journey with Vivian McPeak.

The Premier Destination For All Things Cannabis

Today on Hempresent our host Vivian Mcpeak is joined by Daron Babin from Cannabisradio.com. Daron is the Chief Evangelist of Cannabis Radio.com and the CEO and Co-Founder of WebmasterRadio.FM and International Web Marketing, llc. a next generation media company. Following the mantra first coined by Henry Kaiser, “Find A Need and Fill It by staying ahead of trends and lifestyles.”, Daron has a deep passion for media and celebrated tenure at NBC as a news director and also spent some time...


Music Distribution Through Marijuana

Today on Hempresent Vivian Mcpeak is joined by Co-founder of Hi-Tunes Scott Mckinley. Hi-Tunes is music distribution through marijuana. They are giving artists their own branded marijuana lines to push. If they do well with joints and participate with stores in our Washington market, they will put out more products on that artist’s line, and they can get really creative and fun. McKinley started Hi-Tunes after finding success with his record label, Cavigold Records, and noticing how...


Comedian and Stage 4 Cancer Survivor

Today on Hempresent Vivian is joined by Alan Park. Alan is a Canadian comedian and political satirist best known for his appearances on the Royal Canadian Air Farce. Alan gives humorous commentary on current events. As a Stage 4 Cancer Survivor Alan talks Cannabis, Cancer and the World from his unique perspective .Though originally not a caricaturist as are his Farce castmates, he has developed portrayals of Canadian politicians such as Bloc Québécois leader Gilles Duceppe, Health Minister...


Pioneering The Reintroduction of Hemp Paper Into American Business

Today on Hempresent Vivian is joined by Morris Beagle of Tree Free Hemp. Morris is pioneering the reintroduction of hemp paper into American business and marketing. His passion for delivering professional printing on 100% sustainable, tree-free, hemp-blended paper is infectious. Beagle is motivated by more than just the myriad environmental benefits of hemp-blended paper. After humans moved past clay, stone and wax tablets and papyrus scrolls, approximately 75-90% of the world’s paper was...


Tonya Jardine on the State of Cannabis in South Africa

Vivian gives us an inside look into the State of Cannabis in South Africa. South Africa has been lit up with news stories documenting court cases and policy changes that mark a shift towards a more progressive stance on dagga use.


The Climate of British Cannabis Culture and The Route 420

Vivian speaks about the climate of British Cannabis Culture with John and Tony Danke who operate the UK-based Route 420 mobile coffee shop.


Moms For Marijuana

Today on Hempresent Vivian is jonied by the founder of Moms for Marijuana Serra Frank. The first question many people have when they first hear of Moms for Marijuana is, Are you advocating for your kids to get stoned? Frank’s two sons, now 10 and eight, are aware that their mother uses marijuana. They accept it because they know without it she would revert back to her old bed-ridden self. They speak about her journey, advocation, and of course The Boise Hempfest. She goes into detail about...


Neuroscience Journalist Maia Szalavitz

Maia Szalavitz is a neuroscience journalist and author from upstate New York. She attended Columbia University for Undergrad where she studied Psychology.


Advocating for Marijuana Use in The State of Texas

Today on Hempresent Vivian is joined by Amanda Berard. She is a mother, a University of North Texas grad student, and a veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. According to the Department of Veteran Affairs, 23 of every 100 women that use the VA say they have been a victim of sexual assault. She advocates with the Texas chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). They talk about her story and the reason why she is advocating for marijuana...


Organic Farmer, Social Activist, and Educator Tom Lauerman

Vivian McPeak speaks with organic farmer, social activist, and educator Tom Lauerman, the owner of ‘The Garden of the Green Sun’ Farm in Vancouver, Washington.


PDX Hempfest Expo Preview

Vivian previews the upcoming PDX Hempfest Expo being held on June 10th with the event organizer Jerry Norton. Norton is the founder of the Oregon Hemp convention who teamed up with Seattle Hempfest to hold the event coming up in Portland. The PDX Hempfest will offer a full day of educational sessions with professional Cannabis speakers to bring you up to speed on rapidly changing developments in the Cannabis industry.


Cannabis and the Soma Solution

Today Vivian is join by Chris Bennett the author Cannabis and the Soma Solution. Chris is widely recognized as one of the foremost authorities on the history of cannabis, having written dozens of articles in Cannabis Culture, High Times, and other magazines as well as three books dealing with the subject. Bennett has identified evidence for a religious role for cannabis in a variety of ancient and modern religions, such as Hinduism, Islam, Zoroastrianism, Taoism, but his work regarding...


Brave New Weed

Nearing Vivians 100th episode with cannabis radio he looks back on his involvement in the cannabis movement and touches on the plentiful uses and benefits. Joe Dolce is the author of brave new weed in the uncharted world of cannabis. He joins vivian as they discuss the process of writing the book, and what surpised him most about his journey to gather infromation. Spending 12 years as a non-user gives joe an interesting perspective into the blooming and budding world this is the current...


Weed The People with Bruce Barcott

Bruce Barcott, Leafly's deputy director who is also an enviornmental Journalist, and is also an author of the book Weed The People. He talks about how he approached his kids with the fact that he was writing a book about cannabis, and how he approached it as if it was like alcohol or tobacco. We talk about the stigma surrounding cannabis and how mainstream culture has not been normalized around the idea of cannabis.


Healthy Living

A 15 Year veteran of High Times Magazine, Elise McDonough author of the Official High Times Cannabis Cook Book and Marijuana For Everybody. As Edibles Editor at the High Times, She has Judged over 500 different marijuana infused edibles from all over the world. After Leaving High Times, She has decided to start her own consulting company called ... We talk about healthy living and how it doesn't have to be more expensive buying organic. We go into how cannabis' roommate, The hippy stoner, is...


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