Javier Hasse is the CEO of El Planteo, Managing Director of Benzinga Cannabis, Book author with Entrepreneur Media, and a weed reporter for various publications including Forbes, Playboy, CNBC and CNN. Based in Latin America, he specializes in covering cannabis, hemp, CBD and psychedelics news, information, events and tech with a focus on finance and business. In this episode of DANK Discussions, Javier talks to our host Maynard Breslow about legalization laws, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the undercurrent of racism in Latin America.
Randal MacCaffrie is the Co-Founder and Chief Information Officer of Cannabis Community Care and Research Network, a public benefit corporation and the very first state-wide social equity network in the cannabis industry otherwise known as C3RN. The company strives to connect and empower the cannabis industry, academia, and clinical communities to create a virtual network of like-minded innovators. In doing so they are able to advance cannabis research and use of medical cannabis as a valuable option for those with qualifying conditions, such as veterans and others who suffer from PTSD. C3RN is also breaking the stigma by starting the cannabis control commission social equity training program at Holyoke Community College.
3 DANK Points
- Identifying and preventing predatory practices that aim to exploit social equity programs.
- Standardizing cannabis curriculum in colleges and universities nationally now in anticipation when cannabis becomes federally legal.
- Providing scientifically sound research with veterans to help them gain relief from PTSD and opioids.
Jeff Doctor is the co-founder and CEO at Turtle Island a First Nations Cannabis Company. In this podcast, Jeff brings awareness to the struggle First Nations / Native Americans are facing lobbying in Canada and Washington DC as they fight to gain a foothold in the Cannabis Industry.