Carl Burwell Jr. is the CEO and Founder of Green Passion Industries based in New York City and Garden State Hemp which is based out of Millburn, New Jersey. Carl is an experienced business professional whose mission is to educate the community about the amazing effects and benefits of Cannabis. Carl talks with us about the importance of educating consumers about CBD and how a certain product can affect a specific individual.
Raemon Davis is a Mom, Life Partner, and the Owner of Fleur Botanicals (https://www.fleurbotanicals.com?aff=Sy3b2L42I). Fleur Botanicals is a seed-to-sale CBD business in Bernie, TX just outside of San Antonio. Raemon and her husband Robert know first hand the benefits of what CBD can do for anyone’s mental and physical well being. That’s why their mission is first to educate consumers about the benefits of CBD, and then to help them find the right product for their mental and physical wellness.
Warren Pulley brings to SILO more than thirty years of experience in business operation, asset protection, process management, brand recognition and business analysis from a number of successful global companies. Today, Warren joins me to talk about his passion for providing cannabis security operations. (more…)
In this episode, Jennifer Boozer shares her powerful story of coping with tragic personal loss which led to opiate addiction and her subsequent recovery from addiction to opiates using the help of CBD. She has turned tragedy into triumph with a thriving business that remains the number one CBD store in her state. Finally, she is excited to share the launch of her new CBD eCommerce platform, with web design and marketing using the DANC Method.
CBD Helped Jennifer Battle Opiate Addiction and Gain 5 Years Clean.
Jennifer Boozer is the owner of CannaBama, Alabama’s first and largest CBD super store in Alabama, based out of Mobile. CannaBama sells only vetted, quality CBD products & other hemp products in South Alabama and to all 50 states online. Jennifer enjoys educating people about CBD from hemp and hosts a weekly live radio show & podcast called Sweet Home CannaBama on FM Talk 106.5.
3 DANK Points
- 5 Years Clean From Opiates with the help of CBD
- Overcoming stigma in the South and in church. “People won’t look me in the eyes.”
- The challenge of having to change payment processors and merchants on a consistent basis
Byron Bogaard is the Owner of Highway 33, the Bynate dispensary. He is also the CEO of WB Pharms Dispensary/Lounge and partner in Local Motive Farms. Having started out in the industry 20 years ago, he has had experience working in cultivation and consulting. Byron has been involved with Cannabis since his days in college and has always used it for medical purposes with his learning disabilities. He offers his unique perspective of what it’s like to run a dispensary and bring it from the medical days into the recreationally legal market in California.
Pushing for Laws that Help Cannabis Business Owners
Currently, Byron is also the vice-chair of the retail committee for the National Cannabis Industry Association. He joins me on this episode to talk about how we have to work together to fight for fairer laws, instead of falling into the competition trap that too often divides our power. In addition, Byron shares his personal story of persevering through ADHD with the use of cannabis to climb the ladder of success. Finally, Byron shares his motivation to not only normalize cannabis but most importantly create a better future for his children. If you are ever driving up Highway 5 in Central California, take 10 minutes to say high at hwy33.
3 DANK Points
- Normalizing cannabis use in the business world.
- Using cannabis for learning disabilities.
- Lobbying together instead of being fragmented.
Michael Bostarr is the Chief of Staff at Kin Slips, a company that is introducing cannabis-infused sublingual strips to dispensary customers looking for a discreet way to consume cannabis. Michael joins me on DANK Discussions to teach us the effect strong relationships within a growing team have on the lasting power of Cannabis Startups.
3 DANK Points
- Medical cannabis use vs recreational cannabis use: Is there really a difference?
- Why educating budtenders about your product is an important step in landing potential customers
- How the stigma of “stoner culture” still permeates the perception of thriving, upright cannabis companies