Sarah Cotterill is a former health care lawyer and executive. Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, she is currently the CEO of Shift Next Level and Lineage Ventures. In this episode, she shares her background, explains how her company Shift manufactures and wholesales gourmet hemp and cannabis chocolate edibles with a larger mission of create and support regenerative systems of health and healing in the body and larger community. She touches upon the state of hemp and cannabis in the Midwest, and talks about the challenges she faces as a cannabis business in the conservative state of Indiana.
Pierre Davis is an award winning chef as well as the president and CEO of Euphoria Eats Co. Euphoria Eats is a veteran-owned company that infuses CBD and hemp with original Louisiana sauces and recipes. In this episode, Pierre shares with us his experience entering the cannabis industry through his incredible and delicious infused condiments. He also touches on how cannabis helped him through PTSD after serving in the army, as well as the intense stigma towards using cannabis as a medicine in his southern home state of Louisiana.
Matt Dubow is the President and founder of My CBD Mall, a company based in Newport Beach, California that offers the platform for several CBD brands to sell their CBD products in the United States. He is also the owner of Sorta Stuff Promo, which provides all the promotional items such as shirts, bags, hats, and packaging for your business
Beau Schmitt is the co-founder and the CGO (Chief Growing Officer) of Sunday Scaries, a CBD company based in San Diego, California. They provide cannabis products to calm and relieve those frightening “beginning of the week” feelings. Beau talks about his journey, how he found himself in the cannabis business, and how he is helping millennial’s with their mental health and, of course, the Sunday Scaries. In this episode, he dives deep into the importance of creating a message and branding that resonates with the market you are trying to reach.
Kaleigh Marks is the owner and operator of Lez Get Baked, LLC in Pheonix, Arizona. Lez Get Baked is a female-owned CBD-infused bakery. With a focus on quality, flavor, and sustainability, Lez Get Baked’s products are made with full-spectrum hemp-based CBD. Being a proud lesbian, Kaleigh joins me to talk about how the cannabis and LGBTQ communities intersect. Furthermore, she talks about what we can do to put a greater emphasis on sustainability within the industry. (more…)
Senitra Luckett, plant-based chef, owner of Growth of a Goddess, reiki practitioner, meditation instructor, soul therapist and owner of ERB Goddess Botanicals, speaks about cannabis and meditation. As a chef, she believes that what we eat contributes to our growth both physically and spiritually. Unfortunately, the reason for her plant-based diet was not a choice. Rather, it came as a result of her health needs and spiritual growth. Next, she describes her journey of going from relying on cannabis as a means of overcoming personal loss to using it as a tool in sacred spiritual practice.
Other than making delicious THC/CBD infused meals, she spends her time as a reiki practitioner, meditation instructor and soul therapist at lucky oasis meditation wellness. Lastly, she is also the proud owner of ERB Goddess Botanicals. Her passion is to help people unlock the love inside them. By using meditation and cannabis, she aims to do just that. Finally, Senitra speaks about how different cultures look at spirituality in general and cannabis in particular so differently.
3 DANK Points
- The different types of meditation and the way they each play into cannabis
- How overall wellness and holistic approaches go hand-in-hand with emotional and spiritual healing
- Why cannabis, wellness and meditation are viewed as a “white thing” by minority communities