Sun, 28 April 2019
Widely known as the "Guru of Ganja,” Ed Rosenthal is a leading cannabis horticulture authority, author, educator, and legalization pioneer.
He’s the most renowned cannabis cultivator in the world and has authored numerous books on the topic, including Marijuana Grower’s Handbook (which Oaksterdam University uses as their cultivation textbook to this day) as well as his newest book, Marijuana Garden Saver.
In this episode, Ed shares his advice to growers looking to achieve the perfect grow and discusses new and exciting discoveries in cultivation like creating cannabis compounds with yeast - a topic we recently discussed on the show with Kevin Chen of Hyasynth Bio.
Learn more at https://www.edrosenthal.com
Sun, 21 April 2019
Ep 260 - How Fleur Marché Is Converting The CBD-Curious Luxury Customer with Ashley Lewis and Meredith Schroeder
As cannabis continues to skyrocket and make its way into other industries, more and more entrepreneurs are looking to jump in.
But with CBD only just entering the mainstream, how do startups determine their ideal customers and then - even more difficult - win them over?
Enter Ashley Lewis and Meredith Schroeder, former directors at Goop and co-founders of online startup and “cannabis apothecary” Fleur Marché.
Inspired by cannabis' many health benefits, Ashley and Meredith set out on a mission to bring this powerful ingredient to the beauty and wellness arena, providing a carefully-selected curation of the best cannabis products for canna-curious luxury customers.
In this episode, Ashley and Meredith share an inside look at Fleur Marché and give us some tips on how entrepreneurs should go about finding (and then converting) their correct target market.
Learn more at https://fleurmarche.com
Sun, 14 April 2019
Ep 259 - Traditional Investors Are Planting Their Flags In Cannabis - with Codie Sanchez of Cresco Capital Partners
Pioneer investors with more traditional backgrounds in finance are beginning to plant their flags firmly and confidently in the cannabis space, and here to tell us about this is Codie Sanchez.
Codie is a managing partner at Cresco Capital Partners, a private equity fund in the legalized cannabis space. She previously lead First Trust’s Latin America Investment business and held positions at Goldman Sachs, State Street, and Vanguard.
In this episode, Codie shares her insights on the future of cannabis and some invaluable advice for traditional investors looking to enter the industry.
Learn more at https://www.crescocapitalpartners.com.
Sun, 7 April 2019
Ep 258 - Families Are Turning To Cannabis To Treat Their Children’s Cancer - with Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein of Weed The People
While we usually talk about the business realm of cannabis here on CannaInsider, in this episode we’re going to take a deep dive into medical marijuana and how it’s being used to better the lives of an increasing number of patients - specifically children.
Here to discuss this growing movement are Abby Epstein and Ricki Lake, makers of the 2018 documentary Weed The People in which Abby and Ricki follow a number of families that are turning to cannabis to treat their cancer-stricken children.
In this episode, Abby and Ricki share the ways in which medical marijuana is beginning to save lives and why it’s essential we overcome the political and legislative obstacles inhibiting cannabis from joining commercial healthcare.
Learn more at https://www.cannainsider.com/wtp