You likely can't go a day without hearing about cannabis in the news. Join Ashley Nickel, a cannabis nerd and entrepreneur, as she interviews guests who are making their mark in cannabis. Whether you are a cannabis patient or consumer, navigating the current aboveground markets as a licensee, or want to learn more about what's happening in cannabis, this is the podcast for you.
Michigan Cannabis Cultivator - Iliad Epic Grow - Pharma Patent Lawyer Lands in Lansing
Hi Cannabis Curious listeners, meet Richard Ruzich, a pharmaceutical industry expert, patent attorney, and former naval officer, and the CEO of Iliad Epic Grow. Iliad is a Lansing, Michigan based licensed medical and adult-use cannabis cultivation company. In this interview you will learn more about Richard Ruzich's background, his vision for Iliad, Richard's views on the parallels between cannabis and pharmaceuticals, and the future of regulated cannabis.
Cannabis Branding Made Accessible - Ladyjane Branding - Compliant Fun Personality Driven Branding
Hi Cannabis Curious listeners, meet Jennifer Whetzel of Ladyjane Branding a cannabis branding consultancy. Ladyjane meets you wherever you are in the branding process using a fun personality quiz and a multiple-choice platform to drive the branding process. Jennifer has put her years of marketing expertise and her data-driven brain to work creating 16 Archetypes specific to cannabis. Ladyjane Branding helps cannabis entrepreneurs and startups find their brand identity and build a cohesive brand strategy. In this interview you will learn more about Jennifer's background, Ladyjane Branding services, the importance of branding in a maturing market, and the Women in Cannabis Study - an ambitious research product documenting the experiences of women working in the industry.
Online Cannabis Licensing Courses - Permit Pros - Accessible Cannabis Business Expertise
Hi Cannabis Curious listeners, meet Sarah Sanger of Permit Pros. Permit Pros is an online course on the cannabis business permitting process. The course is aimed at potential and current cannabis business owners interested in learning more about the permitting (or licensing) process. Sarah and Belinda bring their combined expertise in successfully obtaining California cannabis business permits to this self-directed course. In this interview you will learn more about Sarah's background, the Permit Pros course, considerations for entering the cannabis industry, and Sarah's perspective on the future of cannabis legalization.
Organic Cannabis and Natural Farming - Gage Green Group - Planting Seeds of Divinity
Hi Cannabis Curious listeners, meet Gage Green Group (GGG). Leaders in natural farming and boutique cannabis. GGG crafts flowers and seeds in an all organic, natural ecosystem. Gage Green Group is known for their preeminent genetics but GGG methods go beyond cannabis; it's a way of life for Jeff and Mike. Together these two deeply and intentionally explore regenerative, natural farming methods to not only continuously improve GGG genetics but to also bring forth natural healing methods and protocols to the collective. It doesn't matter where you are on your cannabis journey there is something you can learn from Gage Green Group.
In this episode we cover Jeff and Mike's origin story, organic cannabis, natural healing, spirituality, and what's next for Gage Green Group.
Michigan Cannabis Caregiver - Maize and Grew - Shares His Adventures in Regulated Cannabis
Hi Canna Curious listeners, meet Doug of Maize and Grew 3x High Times Cannabis Cup winner. Doug is a Michigander. He's currently a caregiver but spent a few years working for regulated cannabis businesses in Colorado. He's got some great stories about his cannabis adventures. In this episode, you'll learn more about Doug and his experience growing cannabis, his views on the future of regulated cannabis in Michigan, and what we can expect to see from Doug in the future.
Cooking with Cannabis - Michigan Cannabis Chefs - Infused Food with the Highest Vibes
Hi Canna Curious listeners, sit down for an infused meal with Michigan Cannabis Chefs. This high vibe, talented crew makes you want to stay in kitchen all day. The food is delicious and the company even better. Chef Lynette and Chef Nigel love what they do and they're damn good at it. In this episode you'll learn how Michigan Cannabis Chefs was founded, the types of events they host, and the well-deserved attention they are receiving in Michigan and beyond. I've been dreaming up parties and events to plan just so I can have Michigan Cannabis Chefs cater the food. You gotta check these guys out!