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
Shifra Klein is the Founder of Mitzva Wellness, the first-ever OU Kosher CBD company. After having her son diagnosed with severe autism at the age of two, Shifra took the time and patience to collect her own data and seek out research on Ultimately, cannabis, and specifically CBD, will be able to help her autistic son and her whole family find relief. Shifra joins me on this episode of DANK Discussions to tell us her powerful story.
3 DANK Points
- Overcoming the frustration of having doctors tell you “no” when you know cannabis will help your child
- The ultimate pleasure of hearing a previously non-verbal child speak for the first time
- Securing the strictest kosher license (Hashgacha) to be able to provide CBD for EVERYONE, including the orthodox Jewish community.
Nicole Connors is the CEO of Saku Cannabis, an edible brand that is embracing the steady progression of the cannabis industry. In this episode, Nicole speaks about how product quality is essential for building a cannabis company’s longterm success. In addition, she talks about her struggles transitioning from “Soccer Mom” to Cannabis Exec. Finally, she discusses the effect the black market is still having on the ever growing legal Cannabis Industry.