Since the legalization of medicinal and recreational Cannabis in California, the Coachella Valley is a region that has a vibrant presence in this young marketplace.
The Buzz introduces listeners to a wide variety of information and the enterprises serving the local market. From interviews with dispensary and lounge operators, natural wellness practitioners, public policy advocates and regulators, growers, edible product manufacturers, canna-tourism entrepreneurs and more, this weekly program is chock full of interesting dialogue about all-things-Weed!
The program is hosted by Jocelyn Kane, Vice President of CVCAN - the Coachella Valley Cannabis Alliance Network.
The Buzz, Episode 52: Merrill Gilbert, Founder, TraceTrust
On this episode of The Buzz, Jocelyn Kane talks with Merrill Gilbert, the founder of TraceTrust, whose mission is elevating the industry standard of dose accuracy to support cannabis edible manufacturers, and furthering consumer confidence in cannabis products.
Get a deeper understanding on where cannabis edibles are now, and where the industry will be in the future.
More about TraceTrust here: https://www.tracetrust.com/ (https://www.tracetrust.com/)
The Buzz, Episode 51: Lelehnia DuBois, Cannabis Business Expert & Advisor
This episode features an interview with Jocelyn Kane talking to Lelehnia DuBois, a leader in the cannabis community in California. We cover her early story growing up in the Humboldt area and the trauma that comes from being exposed to the war on drugs that raged before legalization. Then, we try and cover the wide array of side-hustles she is doing, including human rights work, helping women in cannabis, and so much more. Take a listen!
More info at http://www.lelehniadubois.com/ (www.lelehniadubois.com) and http://www.humboldtgrace.com/ (www.humboldtgrace.com)
The Buzz, Episode 50: Bryan Buckley, the Co-Founder, President & CEO, Helmand Valley Growers Co.
Bryan Buckley, the Co-Founder, President and CEO of Helmand Valley Growers Company is Jocelyn Kane's guest on this episode of The Buzz. HVGC was founded by United States Special Operations Veterans (Marine Raiders). Since its inception, HVGC has developed veteran-based protocol to effectively prove the benefits of medical cannabis. 100% of Helmand Valley Growers Company profits goes toward veterans medical cannabis research. Bryan is also the Founder of Battle Brothers Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Battle Brothers Foundation empowers veterans through community-based personal development, progressive medical treatments, and economic upward mobility to better their lives and the lives of their family.
The Buzz, Episode 49: John Hildebrand, Riverside County
The Buzz connects with Riverside County in this episode by talking to John Hildebrand, the Director of the Riverside County Planning Department. John reviews the history of regulated cannabis in the unincorporated county lands, his point of view regarding enforcement of the unlicensed market, and also the large number of cannabis businesses that are in the pipeline to open soon.
The Buzz, Episode 48: Zach Miller, Comedian
Comedian Zach Miller joins Jocelyn Kane on this episode. Do they get the giggles? Listen in!
The Buzz, Episode 47: Sandra Silva-Tello, VetsLeaf
This week on The Buzz with Jocelyn Kane, the Coachella Valley's weekly broadcast forum on all-things Cannabis related, Jocelyn talks to Sandra Silva-Tello, the CEO of VetsLeaf.
They talk about how veterans are using cannabis to treat PTSD, chronic pain, and other injuries. VetsLeaf is a Desert Hot Springs-based cultivator and manufacturer of cannabis operated by veterans and based in compassionate care.
You can check them out at https://www.vetsleaf.com (vetsleaf.com)