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Episode 26

December 4, 2019

It was a pleasure to speak with Tantalus Labs CEO and Founder Dan Sutton this week. He has a great back story, is crushing it in BC and doesn't take himself too seriously. We had a wide ranging conversation about what they are doing in the Fraser Valley, as well as what's going on across the industry and how social media plays a roll in the cannabis space. We also dove into terpenes and Dan revealed the lineage of Serratus!!! Chris Ianson and I discussed Mango from Canaca, a nice sweet treat. Joints and joint nicknames were discussed in this episode. As always you can get 50% off a DNA Kit from Lobo Genetics, listen for the promo code. 

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Episode 25

November 27, 2019

Taylor Inglis spent 7 years in the CFL winning a Grey Cup with the Eskimos in 2005. He's now the President of Destiny Bioscience. We discussed cannabis in sports as well as the amazing things happening at Destiny now and in the future. They are certainly growing. David Wylie of OkanaganZ.com/oz dropped in to discuss the latest news in the cannabis industry. Once again CannTrust is facing trouble while the co founder of Nations Cannabis was speaking at the National Indigenous Cannabis and Hemp Conference in Kelowna, and SpiritLeaf is on the rise. Chris Ianson is back with us after his Nova Cannabis store off Whyte Avenue in Edmonton was named the 2nd best at the Canadian Cannabis Awards. We profiled Chocolate Fondue from DNA Genetics, the GOAT of strain creators in Chris' eyes. 

We also awarded our
Beach Comber storage box from Mood ....was it you? And as always you can get 50% off a DNA kit from Lobo Genetics, promo code details in the opening segment. The Cannabis Character Cup is in it's final stages, the last match of the 4th round will provide the final character in the final four. Another tie breaker was needed to send Pedro da Pacas through to the semi-finals.

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Episode 25 - Preview

November 20, 2019

Taylor Inglis will join me next week to discuss Destiny Bioscience, of which he is the President. He's also a former Grey Cup Champion and teed up the game this Sunday between Winnipeg and Hamilton. Here's a sneak listen on Apple Podcasts or here

Episode 24

November 20, 2019

This week I spoke with Sean M Hayes, a cannabis consultant and we covered a lot of ground. Sean has been involved in the cannabis industry since pre legalization and we're both fans of more terpene education. David Wylie of OkanaganZ.com/oz joined me to discuss the week in cannabis news and this is the final episode to qualify for a Beach Comber storage box from Mood courtesy of SpiritLeaf Argyll, as well as the Grav Arc Beaker Water Bong we have have for you as a Cannaversary present. 

As usual you can get 50% off a Lobo Genetics DNA Kit just by using the Promo Code Cannabis101.
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Episode 23

November 6, 2019

This week I dove into Cannabis Tourism, a part of the industry that has yet to really take off due to strict regulations and the stigma. Jennifer Mason founder of New Heights Cannabis recently hosted a cannabis tourism summit and discussed how the industry is slowly growing in Canada. How does our countries version of cannabis tourism compare to the United States? What impact will Season 2 have on cannabis tourism? In What's That Strain Chris Ianson and I profiled Outlaw Amnesia from Acreage Pharms Ltd., a sativa dominant hybrid with a powerful and fast effect and an earthy and fruity taste. 

As usual you can get 50% off a Lobo Genetics DNA Kit just by using the Promo Code Cannabis101, and find out how you can win a
Beach Comber storage box from Mood.

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Episode 22

October 31, 2019

 This week I recap the Meet and Green free showing of a Nightmare On Elm Street with 3 different attendees, Chris Ianson and I examine Grape Royale from Symbl and David Wylie of OkanaganZ.com/oz joined me to discuss the big news in cannabis. Plus free stuff to win just for listening!!!  Listen on Apple Podcasts or here

Episode 21

October 23, 2019

I had the pleasure of welcoming in studio the owner of SpiritLeaf Argyll in Edmonton, Jessica Petryshyn as well as her store manager Nicole Crane. We discussed what makes SpiritLeaf different than other retail outlets and the satisfaction they both get from welcoming in a new customer. Jessica also gave us a look into what it was like waiting to get the green light on her store. It was a wonderful conversation and we have a Mood storage box - The Beach Comber - to give away, details after the interview. Chris Ianson and I dove into Galiano from Broken Coast who make some high end cannabis. David Wylie of OkanaganZ.com/oz and I discussed cannabis post election and a look back at year one through comments from Anne McLellan. It was a fun episode with a lot of contests, including our Cannabis Character Cup and you can win a Grab Beaker Bong, just for paying attention!!! Enjoy! Subscribe! Review! Listen on Apple Podcasts or here

Episode 20

October 16, 2019

This week we celebrate the Canadian Cannaversary. It happens on Thursday October 17th and we have a special early Cannaversary present for our listeners. All you have to do is listen, email and a Grav Arc Beaker Water Bong could be yours. You can see a picture of it @TheCannabis101. Greg Tranah of Velvet Management Inc gave me a look at the sales and marketing part of the industry. It's not easy in such a regulated industry but that's where creativity comes in to play. We also chatted with Brad Ward of Meet and Green and announced a FREE movie night in Edmonton!!! Plus Chris Ianson and I took a close look at White Russian from BOAZ, a delightful sativa dominant hybrid that is mid range when it comes to THC and might be a good strain to graduate to for someone new to cannabis. Our Cannabis Character this week is Ben Stone from Knocked Up played by Canadian cannabis legend Seth Rogan, who recently was knocked out of the Cannabis Character CupEnjoy! Subscribe! Review! Listen on Apple Podcasts or here

Episode 19

October 9, 2019

Peter Kirkwood of Hexo Corp spent some time educating me on how things work at 'The Future of Cannabis' as described on their website. It's a neat look at an award winning and growing company that is ready for Season 2 coming in December. We announced a spook-tacular event being put on by Brad Ward of Meet and Green. If you're a horror movie and cannabis fan, then you'll want to know what is going down - for FREE - on October 28th in Edmonton.  David Wylie of OkanaganZ.com/oz dropped in with the big stories in cannabis news including a 'nutty' purchase in Cape Breton at a retail outlet. Chris Ianson dropped some knowledge when it comes to Banana Split from Aurora in What's That Strain, it was delicious as you would expect a dessert to be!!!! We also discussed the endocannabinoid system and how you can sit in on a segment with Chris and I as well as win a $100 shopping spree on me!!! Don't forget about the Cannabis Character Cup which you can vote on through our twitter account @TheCannabis101 Subscribe. Listen. Enjoy!  Listen on Apple Podcasts or here

 

Episode 18

October 2, 2019

With all the bad news south of the border when it comes to vaping I wanted to speak with someone in that part of the industry. Dain Supero and Jack Daneyko of TVape fit that bill. We discussed the 'crisis' in the United States and why that won't happen in Canada, as well as what you can expect from TVape in Season 2 this December. TVape has a lot of cool products whether you vape flower or concentrates. Chris Ianson and I dove into Citrus Punch from Sundial this week and man it's a great daytime strain, really good energy from this one and in This Week in Cannabis News, Canopy Growth getting into the nutrition game with a really big name. As always lots of contests going on including the Cannabis Character Cup which you can vote on and follow along with us through our twitter account @TheCannabis101  Listen on Apple Podcasts or here

Episode 17

September 26, 2019

Do you want to know what strain is right for you? Sam Gordashko of Lobo Genetics joined me in studio to discuss how a testing kit, a few swabs and your DNA can tailor your cannabis use specifically to your needs/wants. It's amazing technology that is great for those new to cannabis and experienced users a like. Cannabis 101 Podcast listeners can get 50% a testing kit! David Wylie of OkanaganZ.com/oz discussed the big news in cannabis with me including cannabis stores for sale in BC and Aphria Education among other stories. We had a Tsunami in What's That Strain. Chris Ianson educated me on Tsunami from Hexo Corp, a delightful indica that was great for my sleep. We also unveiled our new contest, What's Your Strain, find out how you can have your favourite strain reviewed and go on a shopping spree courtesy of The Cannabis 101 Podcast!!!  That and more including Ted as our Cannabis CharacterListen on Apple Music or here

Episode 16

September 18, 2019

This week I wanted to explore - in a civil way - what you don't like about legalization. Voice your opinion, but let's do it respectfully. I have issues with the advertising restrictions, for others it's quality and of course price is a big issuecafor a lot of people. Let's also remember we as a nation are less than a year into legalization so it will take time to work out the kinks. David Wylie of OkanaganZ.com/oz was back with This Week in Cannabis News as we discussed CannTrust hitting rock bottom, celebrity endorsements for CBD and advertising and web browsing restrictions. In What's That Strain Chris Ianson and I explored Kent County Kush from Vertical Cannabis, and I combined cannabis and tech in Tools of the Trade. The Cannabis Character Cup continues, find the match ups and bracket on twitter @TheCannabis101. In this episode we celebrated Wyatt, played by the late Peter Fonda in Easy Rider. Listen on Apple Music or here 

Episode 15

September 11, 2019

This week I put Chris Ianson to work twice. He joined me as usual for What's That Strain where I enjoyed Serratus from Tantalus Labs, but he also chatted with me about how his first grow went. If you're new you might get some tips, or if you're experienced you might give us some tips!!!  Listen on Apple Music or here

Episode 14

September 4, 2019

The Rosin Bros

Chris Ianson - Cannabis Educator, Whats that Strain? 

David Wylie - OkanaganZ.com/oz

Have you ever heard of rosin? I hadn't until a month or so ago, now I love it. I had the Rosin Bros (Justin and Shevy) come out this week, they pressed and we tasted. It is great and you'll learn about it in this episode. Chris Ianson and I reviewed #402 Blueberry Kush from Haven St, and David Wylie and I discussed more trouble for CannTrust. Plus the Cannabis Character Cup continues.  Listen on Apple Music or here

Episode 13

August 28, 2019

Rob Schremp is a former NHL player who learned about the benefits of the cannabis plant and is now helping others in and out of sports find their path. It's helped him with depression and anxiety and it he feels it can help current and former athletes with recovery etc as well. Chris Ianson, our educator dropped by with LA Confidential from Aurora in What's That Strain. Plus the Cannabis Character Cup continues.  Listen on Apple Music or here

Episode 12

August 21, 2019

Sean Gareau - High Culture Glass

Chris Ianson - What's That Strain

David Wylie - OkanaganZ.com/oz

We explored the world of high culture glass with Sean Gareau who brought his own beautiful bong out and explained the world of high priced bongs. You won't believe how much one went for in Seattle recently. Sean also joined Chris Ianson for What's That Strain where Dean was able to enjoy some beautiful Jean Guy from 7 Acres. David Wylie of OkanaganZ.com/oz joined Dean for This Week in Cannabis News where they discussed bad black market vape cartridges, weed on display at a BC Fall Fair, good news/bad news for Canopy and Ontario's cannabis license lottery is straight up weird. Plus the Cannabis Character Cup continues. Listen on Apple Music or here

Episode 11

August 14, 2019

The honourable Anne McLellan led the task force that made recommendations for legalization. What was the process like? Are there things she would do differently? What about the future? How has this impacted Canada's international reputation? We covered that and more in a lengthy interview. Listen on Apple Music or here

Episode 10

August 7, 2019

Jacquie the Baker joined me in studio to explain the process of turning cannabis into chocolate truffles - sorry, delicious chocolate truffles. If you're interested in baking with canna butter this is for you. We also profiled Wappa from Namaste in What's That Strain and a frustrating story out of Revelstoke, B.C. in This Week in Cannabis News from OkanaganZ.com/ozPlus the Cannabis Character Cup continues. Listen on Apple Music or here

Episode 9

July 23, 2019

Brad Simon - Stealth Box

Chris Ianson - What's That Strain

David Wylie - OkanaganZ.com/oz

Looking at growing at home? We chatted with Brad Simon, COO of Stealth Box where you can grow easily and with discretion. We dove into Helios from Hexo Corp in What's That Strain and discussed cannabis tourism in This Week in Cannabis News with OkanaganZ.com/oz. Plus the Cannabis Character Cup continues. Listen on Apple Music or here

Episode 8

July 17, 2019

A recap of a wonderful event in Edmonton bringing together all walks of life and industry with a love for cannabis. Meet and Green was a great success and we chatted with a few participants about why they attended in this episode, plus an update on the Cannabis Character Cup. Listen on Apple Music or here

Episode 7

July 10, 2019

Networking with cannabis in common, that's the purpose behind Meet and Green, an event going down in Edmonton on July 16th. We spoke with the organizer Brad Ward about why he's putting it on. We discussed the latest cannabis news with David Wylie of OkanaganZ.com/oz and dove into LBS (Leafs By Snoop) with Chris Ianson in What's That Strain. Also the Cannabis Character Cup continues. Listen on Apple Music or here

Episode 6

July 3, 2019

On October 17th, 2018 Canada legalized the use, consumption and purchase of cannabis in Canada. We're here to educate and entertain you with industry leaders and experts in the cannabis world. 

Part of the brains behind BRNT Designs came in studio with me and pulled back the curtain on their amazing company. Their products are super functional and aesthetically pleasing as well. We also discussed some big news in cannabis with David Wylie of OkanaganZ.com/oz as Bruce Linton is out of Canopy Growth. Chris Ianson, our educator brought the info on the #420 story with some strains from San Rafael '71 and we unveiled the first match up in the Cannabis Character Cup. Enjoy!! Listen on Apple Music or here

Episode 5 

June 26, 2019

We explore the cannabis entertainment world with Nora Salem of Bud and Bloom as well as a legendary producer in What's That Strain with Chris Ianson and get the latest cannabis news with David Wylie of OkanaganZ.com/OZ. We also unveil a brand new contest!!! Listen on Apple Music or here

Episode 4 

June 19, 2019

Former NHLer Riley Cote used cannabis during his career and is now an advocate for it and player safety. In Cannabis Characters we looked at Carl Spackler from Caddyshack played by Bill Murray and it was DIY day for Tools of the Trade. Enjoy. Subscribe. Review!!! Listen on Apple Music or here

Episode 3 

June 12, 2019

Bryan McGovern, Investing News Network discusses the latest from Lift and Co Cannabis Exhibit. Enjoy. Subscribe. Review!!! Listen on Apple Music or here

Episode 2 

June 5, 2019

Jay-Dee Netter, Yellowhead Hemp Co talks about the world of Hemp with it's many uses from food to home building. Enjoy. Subscribe. Review!!! Listen on Apple Music or here

Episode 1

May 29, 2019

Grant Sanderson, Nova Cannabis stops by to discuss the world of Cannabis legalization in Canada. Enjoy. Subscribe. Review!!! Listen on Apple Music or here

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