Posts tagged cannabis trend setter
Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Brittany Carbone

This week we speak to Brittany Carbone, Founder and CEO of TONIC, which is a US based company that creates handcrafted CBD + botanical blends to help calm your mind, heal your body and #FixYourVibe.

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Tom Doran

This week we speak with Tom Doran, Founder and CEO of Pattern Micro. Tom was introduced into the industry when his family created a local smoke shop brand. This experience has provided Tom with a strong background in the legal cannabis retail experience.

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Vincent Ning

This week we speak with Vincent Ning, Owner and CEO of Nabis. Vince’s work in the cannabis industry began after his success in the Silicon Valley.

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Doug Sommerville

Doug Sommerville is the Chief Executive Officer at PlantEXT. Doug works in the cannabis industry where he is focused on the development of cannabis medications that are targeted to specific diseases.

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Social Media Tips for the Canadian Cannabis Industry

If you’re in the legal cannabis industry in Canada, you know that the Cannabis Act has several stringent restrictions laid out for you regarding promotional activity, but let’s be honest, they’re confusing and at times unclear. Based on feedback from a cannabis industry lawyer and other industry experts, we wrote this blog to pass along our thoughts on what you can and cannot do to promote your legal cannabis business using social media.

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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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