BofC // Quick Hits with Peter Aceto, CEO, CannTrust
Peter Aceto took over as CEO of CannTrust in late 2018. He joined Business of Cannabis for the first time to discuss how CannTrust approaches the day-to-day operations post-legalization as well as how the focus on patients provides an advantage to the company.
The 4:19 with Steve Steck, Founder, Heroic Vice
Steve Steck is the founder and brain behind Heroic Vice. Heroic Vice is a strategic consultancy that helps controversial businesses profit more by injecting social purpose into their brands and, where advantageous, their organizations. Heroic Vice’s aims to “turn a little indulgence into a lot of good…”
BofC // Quick Hits with Pat McCutcheon, CEO, MediPharm Labs
MediPharm Labs is a Barrie, Ontario-based company focused solely on extraction. Since last we connected with MediPharm leadership, they have gone public, signed a series of supply agreements with Canada's largest cultivators and been included in the Horizon ETF.
The 4:19 with Dr. Deron Caplan, Director, Plant Science, The Flowr Corporation
Dr. Deron Caplan has a PhD in cannabis cultivation and serves as the Director, Plant Science at The Flowr Corporation - a licensed producer based in Kelowna, BC. Dr. Caplan joined Business of Cannabis to talk about his background, his approach and the unique role he has a horticulturist in the emerging cannabis sector.
The 4:19 with Jason Tarasek, Minnesota Political Director, Marijuana Policy Project
Jason Tarasek is the Minnesota Political Director/Marijuana Policy Project, the co-founder of Minnesota Cannabis Law and the co-founder of Minnesotans for Responsible Marijuana Regulation. He is at the heart of what is happening in Minnesota as that state continues to push for expanded access to medical cannabis as well as a regulated adult use cannabis policy.
The 4:19 with Unity Marguerite Whittaker, Co-Founder & Creative Director, BLYSSCLOUD
Unity Marguerite Whittaker is the co-founder and creative director for BLYSSCLOUD as well as co-hosting the Cobb + Unity podcast. She has been a vital resource in sharing cannabis knowledge and know-how through her channels. We caught up to talk about her work, what 2019 looks like and her experience using a dab rig for the first time on her own.
BofC // Quick Hits with Korin Neff, Founder & CEO, Opinari Compliance Solutions LLC
Korin Neff is a compliance consultant working throughout the United States through a firm she founded and leads, Opinari Compliance Solutions LLC.
Jan. 28 Newsletter | Super Bowl Ad Edition
It’s Super Bowl week and the ad that’s getting all the media is one that won’t run because it’s about medical cannabis. Watch it! (And go Patriots…) And while the world debates the virtues of that ad, a Toronto digital agency polled Canadians about how, where and if they will be consuming cannabis during the Big Game.
Jan. 21 Newsletter | The Dark Side of Cannabis Culture
The story that had the Canadian cannabis community buzzing this week was the detailed account of the goings on inside of Cannabis Culture - specifically Mark Emery’s alleged, reprehensible behaviour. Read for yourself.
BofC // Quick Hits with George Habib, Lung Association - Ontario
As cannabis use becomes more widespread, the Lung Association - Ontario and Tetra-Biopharma have partnered up to understand the impacts (and benefits?) of cannabis use on lungs. George Habib, the President and CEO of Lung Association - Ontario joined BofC to talk about the partnership, the need and what other health charities could be doing to explore, research and understand the impacts and benefits of cannabis.