Morris Beegle is the president of We Are For Better Alternatives (WAFBA). He is also a producer of NoCo Hemp Expo and a publisher of Let’s Talk Hemp Media. He is based in Fort Collins, Colorado. Medical Cannabis has been legalized since the early 2000s. In 2012, Colorado became the first state to regulate marijuana for adult use. Due to this regulation, Colorado was able to build an industry for hemp. In today’s episode, Morris talks to Maynard about how Covid has impacted live hemp events and trade shows, making guitars out of hemp, and the legal cannabis market in Colorado.
Darell Bester is the Chairman of the Illinois Black Chamber Of Commerce Cannabis Committee. He is also the Founder and CEO of Buddy Luv, a cannabis/CBD lifestyle company. In this episode, Darell talks about the history of Buddy Luv, operating within various ancillary business models, and helping people affected by the war on drugs in the city of Chicago.