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The Cannabis Community Insider
is a webcast featuring conversations with top influencers shaping the cannabis landscape today.

LATEST PODCAST EPISODES

2nd Chance Initiative For Justice System Impacted Americans

Social Equity in the cannabis industry will continue to remain a dream if not for passionate people like today’s guests. Shawnee Williams is the co-founder at Illinois Equity Staffing, a Minority Black and women owned firm based in Chicago, that supports the cannabis industry in education, job placement, human resources, payroll, and social equity & diversity compliance. Shawnee has teamed up with Danielle Schumacher, CEO of THC Staffing Group – a DEI recruiting and consulting firm – founded in 2014. Together these organizations are creating equity through their extensive guidance and training and a new project called The 2nd Chance Initiative. Listen in to hear how they are knocking down roadblocks and creating a map that other states can use to navigate through legalization with.

AlphaRoot – Insurance for the Cannabis Industry

Join host, Penelope Hamilton and her expert guest, Isaac Bock of Alphroot on this episode of The Cannabis Community Insider. Alpharoot offers insurance coverage to the cannabis industry From Seed to Sale and every ancillary need in between. Forget the bygone days’ image of what business insurance looks like. The cannabis space is unique and this team of Industry veterans offers knowledge beyond insurance. AlphaRoot’s mission is to strengthen and legitimize the Cannabis industry. Clubhouse: @isaac_bock

Flowered Wellness: Therapeutic Holistic Wellness Cannabis Concierges

The Cannabis Community Insider takes you to meet the co-founders of Flowered Wellness in Orchard Park, New York. David Deutsch, Co-Founder, President, and Cannabis Concierge of Flowered Wellness, has been able to combine his professional knowledge of hospitality services as well as healthcare and culinary arts experience into a clear and holistic concept which is fundamental to this unique cannabis concierge service.

Precision Agriculture Meets Cannabis: A Data Driven View Into Ag-Intel

On this episode of The Cannabis Community Insider, host Penelope Hamilton welcomes Ag-Intel’s president, John Ziemanski. John shares how this incredibly highly personalized technology can help cannabis and hemp cultivators remotely track and manage just about any information down to a single plant out of thousands!

Diving into the World of Vaporizer Technology

Join us this week on The Cannabis Community Insider with hosts Abraham Villegas and Penelope Hamilton as they learn about Vaporizer Technology from long-time community member Steven Gough, President, and CEO of Onsen Labs. Steven’s extensive experience with thermal heat technology met his love of “glass” and the magic of the Onsen Vaporizer was created! You’ll learn what sets the Onsen Vaporizer apart from other units for a superior experience.

New York Cannabis: Expungements Explained, how the new law affects you.

In this episode of The Cannabis Community Insider, hosts Abraham Villegas and Penelope Hamilton take you to New York to hear from their very special guest, Joseph DeMatteo, Esq. of Bernfeld, DeMatteo, and Bernfeld, to learn about the recent cannabis legalization expungement provisions.

New York Cannabis – A Pharmacist’s Perspective

In this episode of The Cannabis Community Insider, hosts Abraham Villegas and Penelope Hamilton sit down with Frank Falvo, a registered pharmacist at Vireo Health in Albany, New York where we talk about: – Frank’s experience as a cannabis pharmacist – Drug interactions with cannabis – New York legalization – How Frank once operated a pharmacy where “Beyond the Pines” was filmed, which featured Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, and other A-List celebrities.

Cannabis Infusions with Airmid Outreach – Taking The Fear Out Of DIY Infusing With Topical Pain Creams

In This episode of The Cannabis Community Insider, Host Penelope Hamilton sits down with guests Dorothy Rourke Stiver and Natalie Lopez of Airmid Outreach to learn about the DIY process of creating a cannabis-infused pain cream. Learn and be encouraged by Dorothy and Natalie as they emphasize how easy and economical it is to make your own medicine. The topical recipe is shared at the end of the video, so “have no fear”!

A Fresh Perspective on Illinois Cannabis Policy and Social Equity

Illinois State Representative Eva Dina Delgado is an attorney with more than 20 years in both public and private sector leadership. Her story is the quintessential American Story: Her parents came to this country as immigrants with nothing and sacrificed for their kids. Now their daughter is a State Representative!

Inside Stories on Illinois Cannabis Social Equity

Six true social equity applicants in the Illinois cannabis lottery come together to tell their story in an exclusive interview.

Illinois Cannabis Transparency, Diversity & Social Equity

Tough Questions on Cannabis Transparency, Diversity & Social Equity with Chief Legalization Sponsor, State Rep. Kelly Cassidy

Attention Doctors: First, Do No Harm!

There are few relationships as intimate and sacred as that of patient and doctor. Where does cannabis fit in?

The Cannabis Professional Today

Cresco Labs CEO Charlie Bachtell reveals what it’s like to work for one of the biggest cannabis companies and what it takes to get a job in the industry.

Understanding The Illinois Medical Cannabis Program

In this interview with Conny Moody, Deputy Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, we dive into the compelling nuances of the state’s medical cannabis program.

Medical Cannabis 2.0 For Illinois?

Rep. Bob Morgan has been working on medical cannabis in Illinois since the beginning. And now he’s poised to take the program to greater heights.

When The Family Farm Goes To Pot – In A Good Way!

The O’Hern family has been farming and raising cattle on their land in central Illinois for generations. Here’s why and how cannabis changed everything.