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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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Barry Davidson

In this week’s episode of “Profiles by Cannabiz Social”, we hear from Barry Davidson, Strategic Engagement at David Hyde & Associates.

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Cameron Siu and Mike Hillhouse

In this week’s episode of “Profiles by Cannabiz Social”, we hear from Cameron Siu and Mike Hillhouse from Nelson Cannabis Science Group. The company was formed back in 2012. Originally as licensed medicinal producers, when the Harper government opened up for large scale licensed production, an opportunity presented itself. 

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Tour de Bowness Street Festival Recap

On Monday, Aug. 6, the Cannabiz Social team had the pleasure of being a vendor at the Tour de Bowness Street Festival and bike race. It was a great turnout of Bownesians and Calgarians making their way to the area to see what the local character community had to offer.

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Terry Lake

In this week’s episode of “Profiles by Cannabiz Social”, we hear from Terry Lake, Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility, Hydropothecary Corporation in Gatineau, Que. Hydropothecary provides naturally grown medical cannabis of the highest quality.

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Cannabiz Social Podcast Hosts to Speak at ATB Entrepreneur Speaker Series

Cannabiz Social Executives and Podcast hosts, Peter Pilarski and Dario Alvarez, will be hosted by ATB Financial to speak on Successful Marketing and Communication Strategies for the Cannabis Industry. An event you won’t want to miss if your in the business of Cannabis!

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Kyla Lee

In this week’s episode of “Profiles by Cannabiz Social”, we hear from Kyla Lee, Criminal Lawyer, Acumen Law Corporation in Vancouver. Kyla primarily practices in the area of impaired driving DUI defence. Kyla grew up on the Island, moved to Vancouver for her undergraduate at University of British Columbia (UBC), and never left.

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Jeff Bradshaw

In this week’s episode of “Profiles by Cannabiz Social”, we hear from Jeff Bradshaw, President and CEO of the Cannabis Learning Series (CLS). The beginning of CLS happened about eight months ago, when a friend asked Bradshaw about cannabis legalization and a potential training solution for the upcoming decriminalization this fall.

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Amanda Siebert

In this week’s episode of “Profiles by Cannabiz Social”, we hear from Amanda Siebert, freelance cannabis writer, journalist, and photographer living in Vancouver. Amanda is an award-winning journalist and was most recently the cannabis editor at the Georgia Straight newspaper in Vancouver. Her first book,’ The Little Book of Cannabis: How Marijuana Can Improve Your Life’, is to be released by Greystone Books on Oct.17. 

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Profiles by Cannabiz Social Podcast - Aimee Halfyard

This week on the podcast we have Aimee Halfyard, who is Associate Counsel with Miller Thomson LLP. She focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, financial services and corporate commercial transactions.

Aimee has practiced law for over 12 years in Calgary, and shares her journey from the energy industry to being a Board member for a Cannabis consulting start-up.

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