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.
Scott McDowell is the founder of Bloom Mary Jane, a new media platform that focuses on global cannabis news, product reviews, and artist spotlights. Scott gives us insights on how Clubhouse is the best platform to drive awareness to any business. Scott also shares his 15-year long journey in and out of media and entertainment, with some insight on how to navigate the road called life and find your own pathway towards success.
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.
In today’s Dank Discussions session, we are joined by Anthony Lee AKA Full Time Tony. He is the managing partner at Culture & Cannabis, a creative media and branding company based in Las Vegas. Anthony joins me to talk about the many different events his company creates, his extensive background in entrepreneurship, and the impact that Covid 19 has had on businesses by forcing many companies to go online.
Chris Denicola is the co-founder and CEO of Crappy’s Feel Better in Denver, Colorado. Crappy’s is a company that offers cannabis products to, well, make you feel better! A few years after leaving his original line of work in the pharmaceutical industry, Chris decided to create a product that provided CBD and instant relief in a way that was simple and fast. He joins us to tell us his story and how he used his expertise in pharmaceuticals as an advantage in this ever-growing cannabis industry. Today is also his birthday! Happy Birthday Chris!!
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!
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.
Dwayne Madden is the owner of Hemp House in Chattanooga, Tennessee, a cannabis-related product line that has seen tremendous growth since its inception in October 2017. Hemp House supports the local community of farmers and consumers of cannabis products in Chattanooga and educates its population to remove the existing stigma around hemp consumption.
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.
Michelle LaForce is the owner of Tumblweedz Cannabis Essentials. Based in Calgary, Canada, she was a Denture Technician before she pursued a more fulfilling career in the cannabis industry. She has an extensive background in Cannabis and holds many Cannabis Diplomas including CTU Master Budtender, CTU Cannabis Cultivation Pro, and CTU Cannabis Processing Pro. In this episode of DANK Discussions, Michelle talks to our host about using the packaging of Cannabis, the process of starting a Hemp Business, and the Cannabis Scene.