Maria + Jane: Women in Cannabis Business
By Jac Carly
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Founder of Maria + Jane and GetPlanty, Jac Carly, chats with the world’s women in the cannabis. From founders to growers to bud-tenders to advocates, these are the women making it happen. The Maria + Jane podcast is here to educate, empower and inspire you to be the best you can be and rock it in the cannabis industry.
||ExplicitDenise Biderman: Co-Founder & CEO of Mary's List talks cannabis freelance marketplace, carving out your niche and mental toughness||This week I’m talking to Denise Biderman, Co-Founder and CEO of Mary's List. A former criminal attorney, Denise took her passion for helping people from the court rooms of New York City to the cannabis space. Mary's List is a...||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLaura Beohner: Co-Founder of The Healing Rose Co talks cannabis entrepreneur life, R & D, product formulation, and keeping her company lean||This week I’m talking to Laura Beohner, Co-Fouder of The Healing Rose Co. Based in Massachusetts, The Healing Rose Co handcrafts hemp-derived CBD infused body care products in small batches using natural and organic ingredients. They...||10/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJamie Garzot: Founder of 530 Cannabis & Roots Consulting talks biggest trends for dispensary owners, customer trends in cannabis for 2019 and tips on connecting with local community||This week I’m talking to Jamie Garzot, Founder of 530 Cannabis and Roots Consulting, an agency designed to bridge the gap between canna-businesses and governments, communities, and other industries. Jamie draws from nine years of...||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNaomi Granger: Co-Founder of Dope CFO talks state of cannabis business accounting today, common financial woes, protecting your business and how to become a canna accounting professional||This week I’m talking to Naomi Granger, Co-Founder of Dope CFO, a company that provides accounting services to legal marijuana businesses and educational tools for accountants & financial professionals (or anyone interested in becoming a...||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBarbie Sommars: COO of Mary Jane University talks high end cannabis-infused dining, the intersection of art & science and the love of cannabis through adornment||This week I’m talking to Barbie Sommars, COO of Mary Jane University who brings over twenty years of corporate operations experience, with a background in high net-worth asset management. After a medical diagnosis in 2008, she sought...||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRobin & Chaos: Co-Founders of The Farmaceuticals Co talk Feminist principles as a guide for business, environmental sustainability in cannabis and the importance of whole-plant extraction||This week I’m talking to Robin & Chaos, Co-Founders of The Farmaceuticals Co., a women owned and operated healing company. Through their uniquely crafted tinctures, topical products, and edibles they provide access to lab tested, whole...||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDusti Arab: Brand Strategist, CEO of Cannabis Bakeshop & Dir of Ops at Oov Mag talks content marketing, establishing brand guidelines and customer engagement||This week I’m talking to Dusti Arab. Dusti is a brand strategist specializing in content marketing for cannabis brands and creatives. An Amazon bestselling author, she is the CEO of Cannabis Bakeshop & Co. and serves as Director...||9/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGillian Levy: Co-Founder of Humboldt Apothecary talks effective customer messaging, the impact cultivation practices can have on environmental ecosystems and pivoting fast to meet changing regs while still serving your customer||This week I’m talking to Gillian Levy, Co-Founder of Humboldt Apothecary, a women-owned Cannabis tincture business in the heart of Humboldt County. She and her business partner, Susan Cleverdon, created Humboldt Apothecary with a...||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLyna Thompson: Founder of the 420 Book Society talks the ups & downs of biz partnership, podcasting about cannabis and creating community online||This week I’m talking to Lyna Thompson, Founder of the 420 Book Society and co-host of the podcast Hitting the Window with Nick & Lyna. After working as a financial coordinator in the dental field for over 20 yrs and becoming a daily...||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEmma Chasen: Cannabis Educator & Industry Consultant talks relationship management, the problem with the indica/sativa binary and the new budtender & retail on-boarding training she's created||This week I’m talking to Emma Chasen, Cannabis Educator and Industry Consultant. Emma is on a mission to educate people on the science of Cannabis so they can take charge of their own healing. Emma has degree in Medicinal Plant...||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhitney Beatty: Founder & CEO of Apothecarry Brands talks career transition, taking a product from concept to market and why more investments need to go to cannabis companies led by women and people of color||This week I’m talking to Whitney Beatty, Founder & CEO of Apothecarry Brands. Inspired by a lack of stylish, safe cannabis storage systems and a disdain for storing medicine in a shoebox, Whitney is a successful entertainment industry...||8/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCynthia Villamizar: Founder of Cyntivee talks quitting Google, reeducating folks on CBD & Cannabis and building a business from scratch||This week I’m talking to Cynthia Villamizar, Founder of Cyntivee, an education platform that seeks to break down everything you thought you knew about cannabis and reintroduce it as a part of your wellness and fitness routine....||8/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMary Pryor: Co-Founder of Cannaclusive talks chronic illness as a woman of color, the white-washing of cannabis, and de-stigmatizing cannabis in black & brown communities||This week I’m talking to Mary Pryor, Co-Founder of Cannaclusive. Mary is a passionate and vocal media expert currently based in Los Angeles and New York. Raised in Detroit, Michigan, Mary received exposure to automotive design,...||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLisa Weinberger: Co-Founder of MarijuanaRates.com talks cannabis pricing, finding the consumer sweet spot and healing with CBD||This week I’m talking to Lisa Weinberger, co-founder of MarijuanaRates.com and owner of PearlyWrites.com. Her dual career consists of helping companies with their digital marketing strategy as a Chief Content Officer as well as...||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitKristen Yoder: 13 year Cannabis Industry Vet & Founder of Soil to the Oil talks candidly about industry issues, market trends, and business best practices||This week I’m talking to Kristen Yoder, recently featured in Marijuana Venture Magazine’s 40 under 40 Rising Stars of Cannabis, is a 13 year California cannabis industry veteran and radio personality who has managed successful businesses...||7/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAnna Duckworth: Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Miss Grass talks writing, conscious cannabis consumption, fundraising and creating the go-to platform for the modern woman consumer||This week I’m talking to Anna Duckworth, a writer, editor and strategist from the Great White North (read: Toronto). Anna is Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Miss Grass—an elevated magazine and e-comm platform for women and...||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHolly Alberti: Head of Integrated Customer Experience, Flrish Marketing Team (Harborside Family of Companies) talks customer experience, business relationship building & how to amplify your cannabis brand||This week I’m talking to Holly Alberti. Holly heads up Integrated Customer Experience on the Flrish marketing team, supporting the Harborside Family of companies. She's a visionary, creator, and integrator - creating change,...||7/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCassandra Farrington: Co-Founder of Marijuana Business Daily talks entrepreneurship, core biz fundamentals for success, the growing role of tech & finance in cannabis and why women in the industry need to stay vocal||This week I’m talking to Cassandra Farrington. Cassandra heads up the cannabis industry leading daily news website Marijuana Business Daily and its family of content resources for the B2B cannabis marketplace, including the...||7/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDiane Czarkowski: Co-Founder of Canna Advisors talks current state of the cannabis industry, the beginning process for opening a dispensary, lobbying congress and advice for women entrepreneurs||This week I’m talking to Diane Czarkowski, one of the industry’s original cannabis entrepreneurs and Founding Partner at Canna Advisors. She has played an influential role in the cannabis market since its early stages, helping develop it...||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMaureen McNamara: Founder of Cannabis Trainers talks safe cannabis retailing, setting yourself apart from the competition, common mistakes in cannabis-food safety and staying focused & positive in an uncertain industry||This week I’m talking to Maureen McNamara, Founder and Chief Facilitator with Cannabis Trainers™; a corporation founded to create and deliver training solutions for the Cannabis Industry. With 20+ years of professional training experience,...||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLaurie Wolf: Co-founder of Laurie & MaryJane talks elevated edibles, throwing a cannabis infused dinner party and the new cannabis consumer||This week I'm talking to Laurie Wolf. Laurie is a leader in the edible community and an award-winning culinary entrepreneur. Since 2015, Laurie has published four cannabis cookbooks: HERB, Cooking with Cannabis, Marijuana Edibles, and The...||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDr. Junella Chin: Founder of MedLeafRX talks running a medical marijuana practice, educating the medical community and why cannabis works so well for so many||This week I'm talking to Dr. Junella Chin, Founder of MedLeafRX. For over a decade, Dr. Chin lived and practiced medicine in California, a state with legalized medical marijuana since 1996. In California, her integrative family practice clinic focused..||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAndrea Burnett: Founder of 4twenty Group talks PR for cannabis startups, how to be a networking rockstar and strategies for getting product/brand buzz||This week I'm talking to Andrea Burnett, founder of the 4twenty Group and a 25-year veteran of the lifestyle PR and marketing industry. Aside from being obsessed with manatees, Andrea is always looking for new ways to amplify her clients’ brands,...||5/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitChanel White: Director of Client Relations at WikiLeaf talks resilience in the face of an incurable health diagnosis, how cannabis gave her quality of life, and her mission to erase the stigma around cannabis||This week I'm talking to Chanel White, Director of Client Relations at WikiLeaf. Chanel focuses on generating positive communication and company preference through proficient, knowledgeable interactions. She is also a seasoned...||5/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAdelia Carrillo: Founder of Direct Cannabis Network talks being a first-time CEO, finding the voice of the company, fundraising and supporting women in the cannabis space||This week I'm talking to Adelia Carrillo, Founder & CEO of Direct Cannabis Network. DCN is the leading digital business-to-business news network covering the latest tech, entrepreneurs and innovative companies in the cannabis industry. With...||5/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitOphelia Chong: Founder of StockPot Images talks confronting her own bias, working to change the face of cannabis, and advice for women wanting to get into the industry||Today I'm chatting with Ophelia Chong - community activist, graphic designer & photographer. She's the founder of Stock Pot Images and Asian Americans for Cannabis Education (AACE). She is also the Creative Consultant at PUSH, served as the...||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSister Kate: Founder of Sisters of the Valley talks cannabis medicine, empowering other women to succeed and growing her business to over a million dollars in sales||Today I’m talking to Sister Kate, founder of Sisters of the Valley. Sisters of the Valley is new-age group of Sisters whose fundamental mission is to get cannabis-based medicine into the hands of those in need in a responsible and sustainable...||4/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJoy Beckerman: Principal Consultant of Hemp Ace International talks current federal industrial hemp laws & developments||This week I'm talking to Joy Beckerman, Principal Consultant at Hemp Ace International, a New York-based consulting, legal support, expert witness, and brokerage firm serving the global community. Joy has had an extensive dual career as a compliance...||4/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStephanie Karasick: Founder & Chief Patient Advocate of Strainprint talks cannabis bio-hacking!||This week I'm talking to Stephanie Karasick, founder and Chief Patient Advocate of Strainprint. Strainprint is a mobile app that allows medical marijuana users to input data about their cannabis experiences, including information on what...||4/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to the Maria + Jane Podcast: Women in Cannabis Business||Get the latest on the world's women in cannabis! Sign up for our FREE industry newsletter with timely news and insights at mariaANDjane.com. M + J on IG: @mariaandjane M + J on Twitter: @mariaandjane Email: hi@mariaANDjane.com||4/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Love this episode!!!
My wife has A.S. and Fibromyalgia. Her rheumatologist has become a pain management doc and we are getting NO WHERE with him. I would love to contact you on maybe helping educate him/me.
Wonderful resource and great insight and conversation !
I am excited to find this podcast and have been listeniing for the past few months and enjoy getting inspired by the guests being interviewed each episode. Even more exciting now being an actual guest on this podcast and hope I was able to offer just as much insight as the previous guests have provided. Definitely a podcast worth subscribing too!
Very well done. This is a great resource for anyone interested or already in the cannabis/hemp industry. Professional straight talk without the fluff.