Veronica Castillo is is a writer and journalist in the cannabis industry and the psychedelics space. She writes and contributes content to various companies and brands, as well as travels the world on an exploration for everything plant medicine.
Reza Barzi is the owner of Vital CBD and managing operator at The Great American Ranch. With ten years experience in the industry, his main goal at The Great American Ranch is to produce the purest high quality flowers of cannabis and hemp. As one of the first farms to be able to produce both hemp and cannabis in Oregon, Reza strongly believes that his consumers deserve quality products harvested from seed to sale in the cleanest way.
Madison Margolin is the Journalist featured in Rolling Stone and Vice magazine among others. Based out of California, she is the cofounder and managing editor of DoubleBlind Magazine. She specializes in covering topics such as psychedelics news, mental health tips, and the fight for environmental justice and social equity. In this episode of Dank Discussions, Maynard and Madison discuss how the world of psychedelics so closely intersects with the ever-growing world of cannabis and hemp.
Dwight Christie is the Owner of GreenDoor Health & Wellness LLC, a small CBD company based right outside of Salt Lake City in Utah. Their main focus is to provide holistic nutrition counseling and promote CBD products for health. In this episode, Dwight shares his story of how CBD helped him leave a stressful job and get on the right track by putting his health first.
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.
Lacey Lorr’Quin is the Holistic nutritionist, transpersonal hypnotherapist, life coach, and Creator of 360 Whole Wellness. In this episode of DANK Discussions, Lacey joins Maynard Breslow to talk about her journey and her hope to make a positive impact on the wellness side of the cannabis industry.
Penelope Hamilton is a Master Certified Health & Wellness Coach, Medical Cannabis Educator, and Community Outreach Manager for The Medical Cannabis Community. She has created communities all over the east coast that are helping in the lobbying and advocacy efforts towards the legalization of cannabis. In this episode, she shares her experience with prescription meds and how cannabis has helped her regain her life.
Josey Orr is the CEO of HUGS Wellness, a small CBD company based out of Austin, TX. Hugs was created with two goals in mind: to bring a new standard of transparency to the CBD industry and to deliver high-quality products to customers. In this episode of DANK Discussions, Josey talks to host Maynard Breslow about social entrepreneurship and the importance of creating a CBD business with the intention of giving back.
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.
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.