Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Victoria Dekker

Victoria is the Communications Manager with Organigram, Atlantic Canada’s original licensed producer of high-quality medical cannabis.

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Mike (Green Grow Spaces)

This week we speak with Mike, the creator of Green Grow Spaces. Mike has over 20 years of experience in cannabis cultivation and began his journey when he was 18 years old.

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2019 – The Year of the Canadian Cannabis Enthusiast

2018 will always be remembered in Canada as the year that cannabis was legalized recreationally. This is an incredibly important milestone for the misunderstood plant. But 2018 was primarily a year for big business and significant risk in the cannabis sector. Licensed producers, retailers, investment funds, IPOs, Mergers, and Acquisitions – you get what I mean. Here’s what we think 2019 holds for cannabis in Canada.

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Social Media and Cannabis - Know the Rules!

At Cannabiz Social, we work with a variety of cannabis related businesses looking for clarification about the rules surrounding the promotion of their products and services. Unfortunately, current laws are vague, confusing and open to interpretation and so far, Health Canada has not provided a lot of public direction. We have broken down some of the rules for you as a quick reference for what you can and cannot do on social media.

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Matt Durrant

This week we speak with Matt Durrant, the General Manager at Medigrow Inc. Medigrow opened its doors in 2016 in Edmonton. The company provides multiple services to aid in the cannabis cultivation process in both residential and commercial operations.

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Cannabiz Social’s Guide to Putting Uncle Earl at Ease About Your Cannabis Use Or Job in the Industry – or Both

Christmas is the time when family comes together regardless of their beliefs, politics or disagreements to share in the joy of the holidays. But how many of us end up working overtime rather than relaxing when Uncle Earl has a few rum and eggnogs and decides to challenge our take on the world? Well, we have anticipated his argument surrounding the legalization of cannabis and provided you with a handy rebuttal. Read on and stay Merry!

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Alison McMahon

This week we speak with Alison McMahon, human resource professional and consultant. Allison founded Cannabis at Work which focused on training and advice on impairment in the workplace. Today, the organization is concentrated on recruitment services for cannabis companies.

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Brad Soanes

This week we speak with Brad Soanes. Brad Soanes is a personal trainer and fitness coach that focuses on the sport of boxing and its health benefits. After Brad was in a motorbike accident, he began to have chronic pain and realized the benefits of cannabis in his personal and athletic life.

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Sheldon Bailey

This week we speak with Sheldon Bailey. He believes that cannabis has potential as a gateway for people looking to reduce their dependency on harder drugs and he supports work being done that can help society better understand the potential of cannabis from this perspective.  

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Paul Dhillon

This week we speak with Paul Dhillon, founder of Cultivated Solutions. Cultivated Solutions currently works with cannabis retail companies and licensed producers, providing them with product knowledge, sales and customer relations training.

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Legalization Day - Nova Cannabis

To celebrate cannabis legalization day, Cannabiz Social had the opportunity to see the Nova Cannabis retail store in Calgary a couple of hours before they opened. The store was beautiful, impressive, and the place was buzzing with positive energy – a bit like how I would imagine Christmas feels like at the North Pole! For those who can’t make it into the store, we thought we would summarize our observations.

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Claire Buffone-Blair

This week Peter talks to Claire Buffone-Blair, Director of Communications and Stakeholder Relations at Sundial Growers Inc. Claire has been with Sundial for much of their growth and offers some great insights into the process of legalization from a producer standpoint. 

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Bruce Campbell

This week we talk to Bruce Campbell, President and Portfolio Manager with StoneCastle Investment Management Inc. about the launch of the StoneCastle Cannabis Growth Fund. Don’t know what that is? Listen and learn!

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Trina Fraser

In this week’s episode of “Profiles by Cannabiz Social”, we hear from Trina Fraser, Partner at Brazeau Seller Law, a firm specializing in cannabis law in Canada.

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Interview With Health Canada’s Dr. Andrew Waye

As we all know, Bill C-45 will legalize cannabis use in Canada, making our country the first G7 nation to do so. Recently, Cannabiz Social had the opportunity to interview Andrew Waye, PhD, Senior Scientific Evaluator, Cannabis Legalization at Health Canada – here is what he had to say.  

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Jodi McDonald

In this episode of Profiles by Cannabiz Social we welcome Jodi McDonald, President of Keystone labs a company she founded in 2005.

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10 Cannabis Related Social Media Accounts to Follow

In today’s age of social media, the cannabis industry is in a unique position because of strict cannabis marketing restrictions placed on the industry by the various platforms. Despite these marketing restrictions, we’re seeing more cannabis-related social media accounts, and the buzz and hype is real and growing as Canadians look to become more educated about cannabis. We have done a little digging and asked our cannabis insiders who some of their favourite accounts are and which social media platforms you can find them on.

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Canadians Hungry for Edibles Will Have to Wait until 2020

At a recent festival we asked people if they knew that edibles or other marijuana extracts will not be legal this October but sometime in 2020. A shocking 69 per cent of respondents were not aware, which leads me to believe that as it relates to cannabis legalization, what people know and think they know is vastly different.

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Megan Henderson

In this week’s episode of “Profiles by Cannabiz Social”, we hear from Megan Henderson, Executive Producer of The Growth Op, with Postmedia. 

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Landlord and Tenant Rights: Should landlords have the right to restrict people from smoking cannabis in their rental properties?

If you’re a landlord or a tenant, you’ve probably asked the question “should landlords have the right to restrict tenants from smoking cannabis in their rental properties”? This has become a stirring topic and debate ahead of the Oct.17 cannabis legalization date.

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