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Nov 30, 2015

In today’s episode, we talk to the medical doctor and president of NuVeda, Dr. Pejman Bady. Born in Iran to a conservative family of doctors, Dr. Bady shares with us the many paths he has travelled in life, and how they have led him to where he is today. From observing Ayurvedic treatments in India to caring for his mother while she was battling cancer, this D.O. has found a passion in the medical use of cannabis and it’s largely-untapped potential to heal illnesses. However, In order to realize the full potential of the plant, Dr. Bady believes research must first be allowed to happen more freely in the U.S. and other countries around the world.

Nov 26, 2015

In today’s episode we catch up with John Davis of the NWPRC to discuss what’s been going on in Washington these past five months. Additionally, Davis shares his views on the upcoming presidential elections and the impact they may bring to the industry. With unparalleled dedication to reviewing and analyzing bills time and time again, Davis stands optimistically for the continued growth and future of cannabis. ​

Nov 23, 2015

In today’s episode we have the pleasure of talking with Anthony Mollins, founder of grogeo, about the importance of sustainability within the Cannabis industry. Mollins discusses the economic and environmental benefits of his sustainable designs, and as he puts it, hopes to make the greenest industry even greener. ​

Nov 19, 2015

In today’s episode we go behind the scenes with Jill and Thomas to discuss their exciting adventure starting up The Mad Hatter. From touring bands to coffees and teas, this vibrant couple helped usher in dosage labeling for edibles before it was a “thing”, and are continuing to grow and make a difference in the medical and recreational world of cannabis.

Nov 16, 2015

In today’s episode we talk with Isaac Dietrich, founder of MassRoots, to discuss his exciting story of creating a unique and innovative social platform within the cannabis industry. Centered on bringing cannabis enthusiasts and the curious alike, Dietrich takes us through further growth plans for his company and hopes for a more inclusive, connective environment in the future.

Nov 12, 2015

In today’s episode, we streamline through Rob Kampia’s story as co-founder of the MPP (Marijuana Policy Project) and discuss the necessity for public involvement in the upcoming voting initiatives. Kampia takes us through his three-bucket lens of marijuana public policy work; state bills, state initiatives and congress, and urges cannabis supporters to stay active even as the old tides change.

Nov 9, 2015

In today’s episode, we go through an exhilarating discussion with none other than the fantastic Lynn Honderd. She takes us on an exciting journey of how she came into the industry with Mary’s Medicinals, and how her passion to help others has helped push them to the top of medical cannabis. From gel pens to transdermal patches, Honderd paints us an illustrious picture of how Mary’s Medicinals further expanded into Mary’s Nutritionals and Mary’s Pets, and attributes much of her industry success to a fundamental core set of values: Accurate dosing, clean delivery and quality medicine.

Nov 5, 2015

In this episode we are joined by AC Braddock. Braddock is the CEO of Eden Labs, a company that designs and manufactures some of the highest quality CO2 extraction systems on the market. She tells us all about the different career paths she started on before she turned her entrepreneurial instincts to cannabis, and all about how the corporate culture of Eden Labs is the key to their success. It's a pivotal time for all who use extractions to make concentrates and infused products, and AC is a big reason Eden Labs remains ahead of the curve. Enjoy!

Nov 2, 2015

In this clip, we talk to Roger Martin, a veteran of the United States Army and founder of Grow for Vets, an organization that provides free medical cannabis to American veterans as an alternative to prescription drug treatments. Roger tells us about the many reasons he is passionate about his cause, and in general about how medical cannabis can help those who have served. We also touch on the hot-button issue of getting PTSD approved as a cannabis-qualifying condition, the quest for more research on the subject, and about what's in store for Grow for Vets in coming months. Enjoy!

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