In our 9th episode, we try to find something positive to focus on when we’re currently surrounded by so much turmoil in the world. One thing we can count as a positive is our love for cannabis, and the fact that we get to host this show and feature amazing pioneers in the industry.In the news:New Mexico Study Finds That Legalizing Cannabis Can Reduce Opioid UseProposed Amendment Protecting Canna-banks Blocked By GOPThis Politician Thinks Fentanyl and Cannabis Are Equally DangerousOregon Cannabis Growers Face Lawsuit from Vineyard Over SmellIn lieu of Blunt Talk, we talk to Leah D’Ambrosio, COO and co-founder of Baked Smart and Sconed Edibles, about the recent MJBizCon. Leah was a representative of our podcast at the conference, and she gives us some of her key take-aways from the experience.Interviews:First, we talk to Biz and Mari, hosts of the Stoner Girl Diary YouTube series. They tell us about the journey that led to the show’s creation, and discuss how they aim to fight negative stereotypes through their episodes.Next, we talk to Becky Garrison, a freelance writer based in Portland, Oregon. Becky discusses the challenges of covering the cannabis industry, as well as the best aspects of reviewing new products.Our final guest is JeKaren Olaoya, founder of Blazing Canvas. JeKaren tells us about the Art Socials offered by Blazing Canvas, and the many mediums that work well with cannabis.Thanks for listening, and until next time, stay high and beautiful. Of course, by that we mean: take the higher ground, and stay beautiful in spirit. For inquiries about being interviewed or providing sponsorship, email yourhighnessATgmail.com.