Denise Foster, Ph.D., MSN, RN, CNE, has been a nurse and a healthcare practitioner for over 35 years and an educator for more than 15 years. Dr. Foster is the founder and owner of the Hemp Haven Chesapeake, a vitamin and supplements store. She also founded and owns Empirical Cannabis in Chesapeake, VA, which provides patient and family education, consultation, and research services regarding medical cannabis. She has also worked as the Director of the American Cannabis Nurses Association, where she also served as a secretary.
Meg Sanders is the Co-Founder and CEO of Canna Provisions, a cannabis adult-use retailer with stores in Pioneer Valley and the Berkshires where it is headquartered in Lee, MA, where she also lives. As former CEO of Colorado-based company, Mindful, Meg Sanders headed the largest woman-led cannabis company in America. She also built one of the most respected and most recognized cannabis producers and infused products manufacturers with medical and recreational dispensaries operating across the state of Colorado and in the State of Illinois. Since its foundation, Canna Provisions Group’s mission is to make life’s journey better by providing premium cannabis products to all customers, whether it’s their first time or they are experienced cannabis consumers.
Javier Hasse is the CEO of El Planteo, Managing Director of Benzinga Cannabis, Book author with Entrepreneur Media, and a weed reporter for various publications including Forbes, Playboy, CNBC and CNN. Based in Latin America, he specializes in covering cannabis, hemp, CBD and psychedelics news, information, events and tech with a focus on finance and business. In this episode of DANK Discussions, Javier talks to our host Maynard Breslow about legalization laws, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the undercurrent of racism in Latin America.
Amy Chin is a cannabis enthusiast and the founder of Calm Better Days. Based out of the lower east side of New York, Calm Better Days is a woman-owned cannabis company. Their goal is to help you find the right CBD products to fit your needs in intimate, relaxed environments. In this episode, Amy talks about how she had to change her cannabis business on the fly to match the post-COVID conditions we all face.
Nicholas Nedin is a Business Development Consultant, Writer, and the Host of The Flower Hour Podcast emanating from Windsor, Ontario. The Flow Hour aims to look at cannabis through the lens of some of North America’s best and brightest people emerging in the cannabis industry. They creatively bring listeners on a journey through cannabis content by highlighting and intertwining the perspectives of business, science, technology, and pop culture. (more…)
Rod Kight is a cannabis business law attorney for Kight on Cannabis. He is the founder and principal of Kight Law Office PC, a law office that represents businesses in the cannabis industry throughout the world. He is also the editor and chief writer of the Kight On Cannabis law blog, as well as the author of “Cannabis Business Law-What You Need to Know”. Lastly, he is a column writer on the advisory board for the American Journal of Endocannabinoid Medicine. Rod joins me to talk about his experience being a cannabis lawyer and the business side of the cannabis industry. (more…)