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.
Ianto Morgan Jones is the CEO and founder of Mon Naturals, a Welsh skincare company that has revamped its 200 year recipe for skincare cream to a new cannabis-infused product. Ianto joins us to talk about the rocky path towards the legalization of Cannabis in Wales, and the strict regulations surrounding cannabis in the United Kingdom.
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.
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!
Moritz Fendt is the Co-Founder of NXT Pharma and Hanfgeflüster. Based on Berlin Germany, he is an upstart businessman who pioneered the distribution of medical cannabis in Europe. In this episode of DANK Discussion, Moritz talks to our host, Maynard Breslow, about regulations of cannabis distribution across Europe, how elections open up the discussion for legalization, and his new strategies for influencer marketing.
Michael Miller is an International lawyer, journalist, and cannabis thought leader. He is also the co-founder of Medicanna, a global medical cannabis consultancy that has advised numerous companies, lawmakers and government officials on how to scale or strategically grow their investments. Driven by philanthropy and collaboration, Michael strives to inspire others and make this world a better place. Michael joins Maynard on this episode of DANK Discussions to talk about how he is helping governments implement cannabis legislation that is good for the industry and the consumers it serves.