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Periodic effects Cannabis Business & Science

Oct 30, 2019

Being a budtender is a game of balancing priorities - your main goal is to provide customers with the right products for their needs & budget, but you must also make money for your dispensary to be successful.  You may be tempted to recommend a cheaper product, or “downsell”, as a way to satisfy the customer - but...


Oct 28, 2019

Cannabis Retailers are battling oversaturation with multiple competitors in walking distance. When consumers have so many shops to choose from, how does a Retailer stand out? Some are starting to differentiate themselves by switching to Effects-Based merchandising and education. Today’s guest is Bruce Caruso,...


Oct 24, 2019

Dispensaries are plentiful in legal cannabis markets - how do you as the budtender create a great customer experience that ensures repeat visits? One key element is cultivating cannabis product knowledge. Your wealth of knowledge not only advances your personal career, it can also help increase sales in your dispensary...


Oct 21, 2019

How is science different from technology? And why are these merging around cannabis to usher in the new frontier? Our guest is Ruth Fisher, Ph.D., Author of “The Medical Cannabis Primer” and Co-Founder of Cann Dynamics. We discuss the potential futures of cannabis and what it will take for the adoption and use of...


Oct 18, 2019

Oregon responded to the vaping crisis by banning all flavored vaping products, giving companies 2-weeks’ notice to get them off the shelves.  Only 2 days after the ban took effect, nicotine companies have already been granted an appeal - but flavored THC products are still prohibited. We discuss the reasoning behind...