How Science and Cannabis Intersect at Innovation

How Science and Cannabis Intersect at Innovation

DANK Discussions - Deep Diving into the Legal Cannabis, Hemp, CBD Industry
How Science and Cannabis Intersect at Innovation
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Christopher and Alisia Ratliff are the CEO and President of Victus Capital Ventures, respectively. Alisia is an accomplished chemist and a licensed Project Manager who boasts over 13 years of experience in different industries. On the other side of this dynamic duo, Chris used to work with engineers in a military airbase, fixing and creating parts for aircraft. He got involved with cannabis at a very young age as a consumer and knew how to grow the plant before 18.

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Exploring Opportunities In New Jersey’s Rising Cannabis Market

Exploring Opportunities In New Jersey’s Rising Cannabis Market

DANK Discussions - Deep Diving into the Legal Cannabis, Hemp, CBD Industry
Exploring Opportunities In New Jersey's Rising Cannabis Market
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Precious Osagie-Erese is the Chief Operations Officer at Roll Up Life Inc., a cannabis delivery service provider in New Jersey. Since it was founded in 2018, Roll Up Life’s goal is to connect the cannabis industry in New Jersey and make the transportation and delivery seamless for everybody involved; from seed to sale. Precious shares with us the story of her business, her passion for social equity, and cannabis legalization in New Jersey.

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The Challenges Facing Social Equity in The Cannabis Space

The Challenges Facing Social Equity in The Cannabis Space

DANK Discussions - Deep Diving into the Legal Cannabis, Hemp, CBD Industry
The Challenges Facing Social Equity in The Cannabis Space
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Shawnee Williams is the Recruiter & Account Executive of Illinois Equity Staffing. With a background in biz-ops, sales, and recruiting. Serves on the Human Resources Committee of the National Cannabis Industry Association. MS in Business with hands-on experience in the Cannabis field. In this episode, we talk about recruiting in the cannabis industry and the struggles that go along with it.

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Evolving Your Cannabis Business for the Post-COVID World

Evolving Your Cannabis Business for the Post-COVID World

DANK Discussions - Deep Diving into the Legal Cannabis, Hemp, CBD Industry
Evolving Your Cannabis Business for the Post-COVID World
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Amy Chin is a cannabis enthusiast and the founder of Calm Better Days. Based out of the lower east side of New York, Calm Better Days is a woman-owned cannabis company. Their goal is to help you find the right CBD products to fit your needs in intimate, relaxed environments. In this episode, Amy talks about how she had to change her cannabis business on the fly to match the post-COVID conditions we all face.

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Hemp as Big Agriculture: How Cannabis Farming is Shedding its Stigma

Hemp as Big Agriculture: How Cannabis Farming is Shedding its Stigma

DANK Discussions - Deep Diving into the Legal Cannabis, Hemp, CBD Industry
Hemp as Big Agriculture: How Cannabis Farming is Shedding its Stigma
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Chris Patillo and Adam Byrd are the owners of Wichita Falls Texas Hemp Company LLC and see hemp farming trending towards big agriculture. Adam has had a condensed cannabis education over the last 2 years, and Chris has been in the industry for over 5 years now. The two of them have both been advocating for hemp for years. After the passing of the 2018 farm bill, they knew it was time to spring into action and bring the cannabis industry as a new industry to their home town. WFTHC strives to give as much to their community as it has given to them. (more…)

Taboo in Cannabis: Addressing the Tough Topics in The Industry

Taboo in Cannabis: Addressing the Tough Topics in The Industry

DANK Discussions - Deep Diving into the Legal Cannabis, Hemp, CBD Industry
Taboo in Cannabis: Addressing the Tough Topics in The Industry
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Chelsea Smith is the creator of Taboo Talks Series emanating from Southern California. Taboo Talk Series is a speaker series and community dedicated to breaking stigmas around plant medicine in a modern world. Its content spans on everything from sobriety and racism to social equity and equality. Chelsea believes that these are the conversations we must hear to take away the stigma and fear around cannabis. She built her platform as a platform to showcase people who have something meaningful and educational to say about cannabis. Since the spread of COVID-19, Taboo Talk Series has gone digital with weekly Instagram Live sessions. (more…)

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