Your Highness Podcast

A Podcast about inspiring women of weed and femme pioneers in the cannabis industry, including news, interviews and marijuana product reviews.

Episode 2.15: Some Great Things to Look Forward to in 2019

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In our 15th episode, we begin once again with our favorite things, but this is a first! We have a collective favorite - Mary Jane Gift Boxes - of which we both were super lucky to receive! We review this awesome theme box and talk about the different collections!

Next, we keep it on a positive note to talk about some of the exciting things we expect this year! There is so much to look forward to, even if it is sometimes difficult to hopeful!

 

Interviews:

- We start with Kim Rael, CEO of Azuca, who tells us about their latest creations. She also talks about the challenges facing an edible company, and what newcomers should know about this industry.

- Next, we talk to Randi Sether, Marketing Strategist at Magical Butter, about how being a fan can lead to an awesome career. Additionally, she talks about her favorite thing to make in her Magical Butter machine. 

Episode 2.14: How To Help Bring Equality To The Cannabis Industry

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This episode begins as episode does, with our favorite things! For Leah, it is Tokeativity's Connect Business membership, and for Diana, Mary's List. Check them both out! 

 

Next, we touch on a very important topic: bringing equality to the cannabis industry. We discuss why it is so important to make this a priority, and some unexpected ways to accomplish it.

 

We have a Beauty With Barb segment that focuses on eczema, and why this skin condition gets worse this time of year.

 

Interviews:

- First, we talk to Naomi Granger, co-founder of DOPE CFO, about what brought her to the cannabis space. She also tells us how an old profession like accounting can take on a new life form in the cannabis industry. 

 

- Next, we talk to Amy Margolis, founder and Program Director of The Initiative. She tells us about the journey that led to the creation of the incubator, and how entrepreneurs can get involved.

 

 

Until next time, email us at yourhighnesspodcastATgmail.com for more information about being on our show. 

 

Relevant Links:

Marijuana and gender equity: Why cannabis industry is a magnet for women executives

The Green Tent

Episode 2.10: What To Know About Starting An Ancillary Business In Cannabis

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 We start off episode 10 with our favorite discoveries: for Leah, it is the Smoke Cartel, and for Diana, MURU products. Next, we discuss the logistics of starting an ancillary business in the cannabis space. 

 Next, we have a new Beauty With Barb segment featuring the awesome Empower Bodycare Products.

 

Interviews:

- First, we talk to Becca Recker of Frogsong Farms, about having a zero waste farm. She also tells us the often over-looked challenges of cannabis farming.

- Next, we talk to Darby Cox, CEO of Smoke Cartel, about starting a business in her living room. She also talks about the challenges of operating a business in a state that is not recreational legal. 

 

 Until next time, if you would like to be featured or have a product featured, email us at yourhighnesspodcastATgmail.com. Thank you a thousand times for listening!

 

Relevant Links:

Key Ancillary Services for a Successful Cannabis Business

Direct Cannabis Network (DNC) Education

Cash in on Cannabis: Business Ideas for the Emerging Industry

Top Ancillary Industries to the Cannabis Sector

Episode 2.7 The Importance of Looking at the Whole Plant

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 In our 7th episode, we talk about the entourage effect, and the importance of looking at the whole plant. Many of our past guests incorporate the whole plant approach into their businesses, because they are concerned with treating the big picture. We go over the ways you can educate yourself about the compounds, and the reasons why we should know more about them.

 

Interviews:

  • Our first guest is Katie MacBride, editor and writer, who recently wrote a piece for the Daily Beast about parents dealing with Child Protective Services because of CBD. Her work covers these complex issues surrounding parenting with cannabis and is in the process of helping create a documentary that explores the issues further.
  • Next, we have the founder of Meowchemy, Mel Meow. She talks about the full plant CBD MedSpa line of products, the inspiration behind the innovative nature of them, and what inspired the beginning of her business.

 

Beauty with Barb:

 Diana joins Barb as the sisters discuss a shared familial skin condition, and how the Bella line from Altitude Products helps relieve the bumpiness. We also discuss the bath items and products from other lines, and detail how smooth they made our skin.

 

Until next time, take the high road when you can. For more information about sponsorship or being interviewed, please email yourhighnesspodcastATgmail.

 

Relevant Links:

Myrcene and Your Cannabis

Treatables

Terpenes and the Entourage Effect

Episode 2.3: Parenting Series, Part 2

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 In the second installment of our parenting series, we open with our favorite discoveries: for Leah, it is The Stoner Mom, and for Diana, it’s Mary Janes Film

 Next, we discuss the importance of normalizing the conversation around cannabis for parents. We go over a few tips and takeaways about how to do that, while also drawing from expert sources.

 

*We pause for a short word about our friend Jennifer Argie’s awesome products and mention an incredible giveaway. Share this episode on Twitter with #YourHighnessPodcast for a chance to win either a Green Tea Healing Salve or Coconut Oil.

 

Interviews:

  • First, we speak to Jenn Lauder, Cofounder of Splimm, a magazine about cannabis and parenting. She talks about her upbringing, how her parents handled the discussion around cannabis, and how that has shaped her attitude as a parent.
  • Next, we talk to Ozzie Ozkay-Villa, founder of Oov Lifestyle, about her own experience as a mother and cannabis advocate. Ozzie also discusses her own journey with cannabis, and how she deals with the stigma surrounding parents who consume.
  • Our final guest is Maggie Wilson, a metaphysical and cannabis oracle, who guides women through multiple stages of motherhood. She discusses her own experience with pregnancy and cannabis and talks about the healing sessions she offers worldwide.

 

Beauty with Barb:

  • Our resident esthetician and beauty expert discusses the awesome Bake at Home products that were provided for review and talks about how the ingredients benefit the skin.

 

Until next time, if you like what you hear and would like to be featured in a future episode, please reach out. If you have products you’d like reviewed or included in our beauty segment, please email yourhighnesspodcastATgmail.com.

 

Relevant Links:

Can Marijuana Make You a Better Mom?

Supporting Moms Who Get High

Inside the Private World of Mothers Who Smoke Weed

Marijuana, Reproduction, and Pregnancy

Episode 2.1: The Benefits of Meditation and Cannabis

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 In our 1st episode of the second season, we open with our favorite discoveries in the industry: For Diana, it is the digital network created by the awesome women at Tokeativity, and for Leah, it is the Magical Butter Machine. Our lovefest for these incredible pioneers continues, as we discuss our upcoming guests for this episode.

 Before we get to the amazing interviews, we talk about the benefits of meditation. Not only can this help us become more present and intentional in our daily lives, but it can help us as entrepreneurs. We also go into a few tips that help integrate this practice into our regular routines.

 

Interviews:

  • First, we talk to the fearless founders of Tokeativity, a global cannabis community for women. Lisa Snyder and Samantha Montanaro tell us about the latest educational offerings and the invaluable resources available, thanks to this community.
  • Next, we hear from Jenny Argie, founder of Baked at Home. Jenny tells us about full spectrum hemp, and what made her so passionate about creating products that heal the whole body.

 

 

 

Thanks for listening, and until next time, stay high and beautiful. Of course, by that we mean: take the higher ground, and stay beautiful in spirit. If you like our show and are looking for an outlet to promote your product or business, please contact us at yourhighnessATgmail.com.

 

 

 

Episode 12: Cannabis and the Opioid Epidemic

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  For our 12th episode, Leah D’Ambrosio joins once again as a special guest co-host. We start by discussing our favorite new discoveries in the industry, to stay positive before moving onto a topic that is less pleasant. We veer from our usual format to discuss the recent controversy surrounding the removal of the unqualified deputy drug czar.

 This leads us into a conversation about the opioid crisis, as we unpack elements that are missing from the discussion. We explore how this current administration is making the crisis worse, and how cannabis could help alleviate the epidemic. In addition, we talk about how Big Pharma is working against legalization and fueling the crisis.

 

Beauty with Barb:

 In this segment, Barb reviews a selection of CBD beauty products from Stoner Girl Treats & Eats and talks about the benefits of hemp salve.

 

Interviews:

  • We begin with Adelia Carrillo, founder of the Direct Cannabis Network, who talks about what brought her to the industry and how she started DCN.
  • Next, we talk to Sarah Remesch, founder of 270M and Managing Editor of Viride, tells us about the challenges of marketing in the cannabis space.
  • Our last guest is Lauren Miele, CEO/Founder of KushKards, who talks about the creation of the innovative new approach to special cannabis greeting cards.

 

Thanks for listening, and until next time, stay high and beautiful. Of course, by that we mean: take the higher ground, and stay beautiful in spirit. For inquiries about being interviewed or providing sponsorship, email yourhighnessATgmail.com.

Episode 10: Taking Experience from Other Industries and Applying It to Cannabis

Posted by yourhighnesspodcast in cannabis, women, femme, news, interviews, empowerment, holistic health, beauty
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 We start our 10th episode with a discussion about how each year of experience in the cannabis industry may or may not feel like dog years. While this industry does present a unique set of challenges, we are so grateful to be a part of it!

In the news:

 

Beauty with Barb:

 In our bi-weekly segment, we talk to our resident beauty expert about the skin conditions that involve dry skin. We also discuss the ways that hemp oil can combat the symptoms of severely dry skin.

 

Interviews:

  • We start with Kate Guptill, the Co-founder and Vice President of Operations and Finance at Eco Firma Farms. Kate talks about bringing experience from other industries to the cannabis space, and how she applies that experience to daily operations at Eco Firma.
  • Next, Emily Burns, a cannabusiness attorney for Green Light Law Group, tells us about her experience compiling research for the Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority casebook. Burns also discusses her other work in the cannabis space, and how complicated navigation in legality can be.

 

 

Thanks for listening, and until next time, stay high and beautiful. Of course, by that we mean: take the higher ground, and stay beautiful in spirit. For inquiries about being interviewed or providing sponsorship, email yourhighnessATgmail.com.

Episode 8: Holistic Health and Beauty

Posted by yourhighnesspodcast in cannabis, women, femme, news, interviews, empowerment, holistic health, beauty
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 Our 8th episode opens with discussion surrounding the CWA’s High Holiday Cannabis Gift Show, an event that gives women the opportunity to present their wares and provides some last-minute shopping choices. We also announce the premiere of our new segment in this episode, Beauty with Barb, which will cover aspects of cannabis and skin care.

In the news:

 

Blunt talk:

Because we recorded on Election Day, we discuss how the cannabis industry will be affected by certain measures in Michigan, New York, and New Jersey.

 

Interviews:

  • Our first guest is Maggie Murphy, of stonedhousewife.net, who is a Usui Reiki and Certified Metaphysical Practitioner. Maggie talks about the many services she offers, and explains how cannabis and energy work coincide.
  • Our next guest is Melanie Davis-Saba, founder of Tree Lotion, and all-around jane of all trades. Melanie tells us about how she discovered the many benefits of cannabis by-product, and how she used what others waste to create healing products.

 

Beauty with Barb:

 We premiere our new segment with Barb Stender, who gives a brief explanation of acne, and discusses how hemp impacts the skin condition. While this segment is rather short, our future episodes will delve deeper into skin conditions and the many cannabis-based products that can benefit them.

 

Until next time, if you have any questions about being interviewed or about sponsorship opportunities, you can reach us at yourhighnesspodcastATgmail.com. Thanks for spending your time with us!

 

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