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.
Stanley Atkins II is the CEO and Founder of CanniMedic and Stanley Group LLC, as well as the owner of The Good Medic. Stanley is currently based in Atlanta, Georgia and takes pride in teaching his patients the education of using Medical Cannabis as an alternative form of healthcare. Stanley talks to our host Maynard about his inspirational background in the cannabis industry, the current situation in Atlanta and Georgia when it comes to medical cannabis, and advocating for veterans to have access to medical marijuana.
Diana Peña is the CEO & Co-Founder of Myriam’s Hemp. Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, Myriam’s Hemp aims to deliver natural hemp products with no artificial or synthetic ingredients added to maximize the plants incredible healing properties. She joins me on this episode to speak about how her mother’s diagnosis with a glioblastoma brain tumor led to a race to find a natural solution.
Christina DiArcangelo is an entrepreneur and CEO working for over 20 years in the traditional Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Medical Cannabis, CBD, Nutraceuticals, Patient Advocacy, and AI Technology. She is also the founder and president of Affinity Bio Partners, a global clinical research organization, working all over the world to help patients receive the most precise and professional care.
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.
Len May is the CEO of EndoCanna Health, a company created to answer one simple question: How do we help everyday people find a cannabis product that’s right for their unique needs and genetic makeup? Their team of professional cannabis researchers, scientists, activists, and advocates have created Endo·dna; a simple DNA test that maps your endocannabinoid system and then matches that summary with a specific cannabinoid ratio and terpene profile aligned with with your unique genotype. Located in Studio City, LA, Len is also the host of Everything is Personal podcast, and an accomplished public speaker featured in Entrepreneur, Bloomberg, Rolling Stones, and Forbes. We are excited to have him on the show!