Your Highness Podcast

A podcast inspiring and elevating womxn and femme pioneers in the cannabis industry, with a focus on inclusivity and equality.

Episode 3.10: Representation Matters

This is another short one! Though this episode is a little different, Diana talks about a few things that are on her radar:

Mothers Mary Community

Mothers Who Elevate (private FB group, must request access)

The Grow Sisters

- and a recent two-part series on why #TimesUp and #MeToo apply to cannabis, which was written by Diana and features this episode's guest Liv Vasquez.

Interview:

As mentioned above, Liv Vasquez shares her infinite wisdom about infused cuisine, healing trauma, and the necessary knowledge a consumer should have. 

 

If you would like to inquire about sponsorship or product reviews, please reach out to yourhighnesspodcast@gmail.com. Until next time, stay high and beautiful. 

Episode 3.9: A Little Uncomfortable Truth

This episode is a little different from our regular format; this is the first time I (Diana) record alone. It's a quick segment, but things will resume as before in the next episode!

Interview:

Juliane Nowe of the NowE show shares her wisdom about how cannabis and yoga intersect. Juliane also talks about her journey with creating her podcast, and how her educational offerings guide cannabis beginners. 

 

Check out some of my cannabis-related writing, and please share your work with me! Also, please support the CannAtlantic Cannabis Conference in any way you can!!

Until next time, stay high and beautiful.

 

 

Episode 3.8: One Accessibility Roadblock that No One Is Talking About

Our resident beauty expert joins us today as a special guest co-host, and Barb starts off our Fave Pot/Not Pot segment with her selections: Wintergreen CBD Stick by Humboldt Apothecary, and Cheer on Netflix. Diana's Fave Pot item is Good Moms, Bad Choices Podcast, and Immigrant Families Together

We have a brief but important discussion about the roadblocks facing working mothers in this industry, and why more companies need to change their business models.

Interviews:

- Jacquie Cohen Roth is the CEO and founder of CannabizMD and Tea Pad, and she tells listeners about how the cannabis climate in Maryland inspired the creation of her social enterprise. She talks about the need for inclusive networking spaces, and how Tea Pad's history shapes the mission statement. 

Until next time, stay high and beautiful!

 

Episode 3.7: Bonus Episode at the Women of Cannabis Conference

Your Highness made it to the Women of Cannabis Conference, where Morgan Kristine represented the show! Before we get to the interviews, be sure to check out the latest holiday letter initiative from Expungement Now and Last Prisoner Project: send a holiday greeting to someone in prison for a cannabis crime.

 

Morgan got the chance to interview the following amazing womxn:

- Ophelia Chong

- Heidi Arsenault

- Pamela West

 

Check out the latest deal from High Society Haircare: enter promo code SANTA for a free conditioner when you purchase a shampoo! Also, there is still time to share your hair horror story for a chance to win a shampoo and conditioner set! Share your worst funny stories on Instagram or Twitter with #highsocietyhaircare, and you could win!

Also, check out the latest products from Humboldt Apothecary! The Wintergreen CBD Stick is amazing!!

Until next time, stay high and beautiful.

Episode 3.6: Understanding the Law Surrounding Mothers, Cannabis, and CPS

Once again Diana is joined by the amazing Morgan Kristine, CEO of High Society Haircare. We start with our Fave Pot/Not Pot: for Diana, it's Colors by Evolab, and Masked Singer, for Morgan, it's CBD.

We go over some of the things that are not commonly known about being pregnant/being a new mother in the cannabis space. It's a very complex issue that we are definitely going to get into more often, and this episode just skims the surface.

Before the end of the year, don't forget to enter our awesome giveaway: Share your scariest and funniest hair horror stories, using #HIGHSOCIETYHAIRCARE, and we will pick the top five at the end of the year. Five lucky winners will receive a full-size shampoo and conditioner set! 

Interview:

- Ah Warner, CEO and founder of Cannabis Basics, talks about her long history with the world of hemp and cannabis. She also talks about the importance of CHABA, Women of Weed, and the need for transparency in the world of hemp beauty products. 

 

Important links:

FLCA

Blunt Blowin' Mama 

Is It Safe to Use Cannabis During Pregnancy?

Margolin Lawrence

Splimm

 

Transcription: https://otter.ai/s/0rgii9FeR76bPAEhp85Jcg

Episode 3.5: Fall Back/Parenting As a Cannabis User

 To celebrate Fallback, Your Highness is going back in time with the first episode about parenting as a cannabis user. The intro segment is new, and Morgan Kristine (in the tradition of falling back, Morgan is the original YH co-host) joins Diana. They go into their Fave Pot/Not Pot: for Diana, it is #thisisjaneproject and The Canna Mom Show, and for Morgan, it's Woody Harrelson.

Before going into the interviews, Morgan and Diana discuss an awesome giveaway hosted by High Society Haircare: share your funniest or most dreadful hair horror story, using #highsocietyhaircare in the post. We will pick the top 5 stories (most amusing or entertaining), and those lucky 5 winners will win a shampoo and conditioner set from High Society Hair Care.

Interviews:

  • We begin with Jessie Gill, founder of MarijuanaMommy.com, about her experience with discussing the plant’s medicinal benefits with her children. She also talks about her experience being filmed for Viceland, and how she normalized conversation around the plant in her household.
  • Next, we talk to Celia Behar, president of The Lil’ Mamas, about the journey that led to the creation of the popular website. She talks about the ways cannabis has improved her life and her parenting and gives some great advice for other mothers exploring the cannabis space.
  • Stephanie Kerns, cannabis activist and an incredible visual artist, talks about how she discusses cannabis with her children. She also tells us how the plant improved her health and how it impacts her ability to parent.

 

Episode 3.4: What to Know Before Hosting Your First Cannabis Event

We begin this episode with the fabulous Adelia Carrillo as guest co-host! Adelia is the Chief Marketing Officer at EventHi and founder and CEO of Direct Cannabis Network. As with every episode, we begin with our Fave Pot/Not Pot selections: For Adelia, it is Henry's Original Pre-rolls and skincare from Kat's Naturals, and for Diana, it was Take Fives from Grassroots and Jane the Virgin. 

They transition into a discussion about planning an event in cannabis, and thanks to Adelia's gracious and generous spirit, there is a lot to learn in this episode!

* We pause for a minute to talk about Moon Mother Hemp Co, who is offering listeners 20% off with the code goodvibes20

 

Interview:

- Jenny Deveau talks about sound baths, and how transformative sound therapy can be. Jenny also tells us about Dynasty Electrik, and explains what soundscapes are and how they intersect with cannabis. 

 

If you have any questions about becoming a guest, having a product reviewed, or sponsorship options, please email yourhighnesspodcastATgmail.com. Until next time, stay high and beautiful. 

Episode 3.3: Why the Cannabis Industry Needs to Support Supernova Women

Your Highness is such a big fan of Whitney Beatty, we have back-to-back episodes featuring her! In this episode, Whitney is guest co-host, and starts the episode off with her Fave Pot/Not Pot items. Next, she leads a discussion with Diana about the formidable group called Supernova Women, and talks about the instrumental ways SW is changing conversations.

* We pause for a minute to talk about Moon Mother Hemp Co, who is offering listeners 20% off with the code goodvibes20

 

Interview:

- Robyn Griggs Lawrence, author of Pot In Pans and The Cannabis Kitchen Cookbook, talks about the history of cooking with cannabis. She also talks about her journey writing about culinary, culture and cannabis intersections. 

Until next time, follow us on Twitter and Instagram for more!

 

Episode 3.2: The Conversation Missing From The Recent Democratic Debates

In this episode, Morgan Kristine is guest co-host once again, and we couldn't be happier! We start with our Fave Pot/Not Pot. Diana's Fave Pot item is Frogsong Farms CBD Tincture Drops Plus, and for Morgan, it is steamroller pipes.

 

Interview:

- Whitney Beatty, Founder and CEO of The Apothecarry Case, talks about how her high-end products not only promote responsible use, they offer the best value for your investment by preserving the integrity of your cannabis. She also talks about her involvement with Supernova Women, and tells of how the industry can better support the group.

 

Beauty With Barb:

- Barb reviews some topicals from Frogsong Farms.

 

Until next time, thanks for listening. For more information on becoming a guest, having a product reviewed, or sponsoring an episode, email yourhighnesspodcast@gmail.com.

 

Episode 3.1: How to Avoid Gatekeeping in the Cannabis Space

In the first "official" return to the original format, Diana is once again joined by Morgan of High Society Haircare! They talk about their favorite canna-related things: for Diana, it's Zwish by Zveda, and for Morgan, it was not having her bud snatched by the TSA.

They discuss some unexpected ways people are gatekeeping in cannabis, and offer some alternatives to that behavior. 

Interview:

- Katie Stem, CEO and founder of Peak Extracts, talks about how her journey with Crohn's Disease and background as a scientist shape her business and product line. She also discusses how being a nationally licensed Chinese herbalist informs the creation of her tinctures and rubs.

Helpful links:

Minorities 4 Medical Marijuana

Teapad

Tokeativity

National Cannabis Disability Association

Americans for Safe Access

 

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