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Hella High

Hella High

By Samar Marwan
Hella High is a weekly cannabis podcast that explores the history, culture, and business of getting high. Join San Francisco journalist, Samar Marwan as she speaks and sparks up with the best in the bud business.
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The Cannabis Community's Guardian Angel, Angela White

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The OG of Cannabis Equity, Ramon Garcia
For National Hispanic Heritage Month, we caught up with the OG of cannabis equity, Ramon Garcia. Cultivating marijuana at a young age, Ramon's ventures have orbited around the soul of the plant and its powerful purpose. Along with co-founding Sanctuary Farms, Ramon serves as the Director and Distribution Manager at Local Equity Distru, and as the President of Original Equity Group.  Visit hellahighpodcast.com for more and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for the latest.
48:00
October 10, 2020
The Cannabis Community's Guardian Angel, Angela White
Bay Area native and social equity evangelist, Angela White is one of the most highly regarded individuals in the cannabis community. As the Program Manager at Success Centers in San Francisco, Angela works with the community members to develop sustainable career and entrepreneurial paths previously less accessible to individuals impacted by inequality and the War on Drugs. Success Centers aims to provide education and employment opportunities to San Francisco’s youth who’ve been exposed to juvenile detention facilities, annually the organization helps over 1,300 people from marginalized communities.  Visit hellahighpodcast.com for more and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for the latest.
41:50
September 23, 2020
The Cannabis Diversity Report With Tahir Johnson
We're back from our very necessary break with some hella lit episodes! This week, we get lit with Tahir Johnson, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Manager at The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) and host of the Cannabis Diversity Report Podcast.  Visit hellahighpodcast.com for more and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for the latest. 
50:48
August 26, 2020
Weed Mubarak: Is Marijuana Haram?
Ramadan Kareem and Eid Mubarak! This week on the podcast we are joined by Ishaq Ali, (Eaze) and Monifa Willis (New Life CA) to answer the question on every Muslim stoner’s mind: Is weed haram? Check out Eaze’s Momentum Pitch Day on Tuesday, May 26th at 1 PM: https://eazemomentumpitchday.splashthat.com/
1:01:06
May 24, 2020
A Cannabis Community Coping With Covid, Ramon Garcia & Morris Kelly
Cannabis community veterans, Ramon Garcia (Padre Mu), and Morris Kelly (SF Roots) join the Hella High Podcast to discuss how the pandemic is impacting small businesses. The marijuana market has gone through a rollercoaster of a ride from shelter-in-place to essential business to zero stimulus dollars. Tune in to hear how these entrepreneurs are overcoming operational obstacles to continue providing access to safe and legal marijuana. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for more.
32:58
May 13, 2020
Holy Mother Of Marijuana With Betsy Brown
Happy Mother's Day to you and all your plants!! 
37:53
May 11, 2020
A Hella Special 4/20 With SF Roots
Stay home and hot box your house this 4/20 with the SF Roots! Join us for a holiday special featuring the @sfrootsca crew: Morris Kelly (@kingcash415),  Alex Reyes (@greengarden_sf), Albie Afan (@ihella_astronautsupply), and Chelsea Candelaria (@calling_marijane).   Check out hellahighpodcast.com for more and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
45:15
April 18, 2020
Cannabis Love In A Time Of Corona With Molly Peckler
This week on the podcast we chat with love guru Molly Peckler, the founder of Highly Devoted, a matchmaking service for cannabis lovers. With a background in psychology and 13 years of matchmaking experience under her belt, Molly is an advocate for incorporating plant-based experiences into relationships. Stream this week's episode of the Hella High Podcast to learn more about quarantine dates, romantic (psychedelic) trips, and stoner love.   Check out hellahighpodcast.com for more and follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
1:01:28
April 16, 2020
Ka-Baked In Quarantine With Cannabis Pastry Chef, Betsy Kabaker
This week's episode of the Hella High Podcast, we talk about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the cannabis community and consumers. Cannabis content queen, and Parisian trained pastry chef, Betsy Kabaker (The Kabakery), joins us to discuss women in cannabis, entrepreneurship, and gourmet cannabis edibles.  We know social distancing ourselves from our smoke circle isn't easy! Samar Marwan answers listener questions on how to utilize cannabis for anxiety, sleep, and dating in a time of coronavirus.  Stay safe, sane, and lit.  Website | Instagram | LinkedIn 
1:41:49
April 2, 2020
Rose OG And Sunshine With James Henry
This week on the Hella High Podcast, John Henry and James Victor (James Henry) joined us to talk about their fundraising as a social equity company, CBD and Bill Clinton’s anxiety. Visit the Hella High Podcast website and check us out on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
55:37
March 12, 2020
Pot-In-The-Box: Cannabis Subscriptions With Andrew Farrior, Greenbox
Our first non-California guest, Andrew Farrior (Greenbox and Rollin' Grams) explains the landscape of the almost legal market in New York and why we should actually be looking toward New Jersey for progress on legalization.  Visit the Hella High Podcast website and check us out on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
37:55
February 27, 2020
Cannabis Sex Ed: High Tides In The Bedroom With Cyo Nystrom, Quim
Get ready for Valentine's Day with tips and tricks from Cyo Nystrom, cofounder of Quim, a cannabis and hemp company that produces plant-based infused lubes and oils. Visit the Hella High Podcast website and check us out on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
34:52
February 12, 2020
Mapping Marijuana's DNA With Dr. Kerin Law, LeafWorks
Learn how and why scientists are looking at the genetics of cannabis and hemp with LeafWorks cofounder and CSO, Dr. Kerin Law.   Visit the Hella High Podcast website and check us out on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
31:31
February 5, 2020
Not So Posh Side Of Cannabis With Reese Benton, Posh Green Collective
This week on the pod we talk about what it's like for women working in weed with founder and CEO of Posh Green Collective, Reese Benton.  Visit the Hella High Podcast website and check us out on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
40:26
January 29, 2020
Conscious Cannabis With Carlton Williams, New Life CA
Be conscious of what you toke! This week on the pod we talk to cofounder and CEO of New Life CA, Carleton Williams.  Visit the Hella High Podcast website and check us out on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
44:30
January 22, 2020
The Roots Of Cannabis With Morris Kelly, SF Roots
In this week’s episode, I get into the roots of my hometown with social equity SF Roots founder and CEO, Morris Kelly. Visit the Hella High Podcast website and check us out on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
35:35
January 15, 2020
Weeding The Weeds With Ramsey Nubani, NorCal Cannabis
Welcome to the pot pod! In our very first interview, we spoke to Ramsey Nubani, the director of cultivation at NorCal Cannabis - one of the largest vertically integrated cannabis companies in California. Visit the Hella High Podcast website and check us out on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. 
1:04:47
January 8, 2020
Hella High Trailer
Hella High is a weekly podcast that explores the history, culture, and business of getting high. Join San Francisco journalist, Samar Marwan as she speaks and sparks up with the best in the bud business. Hella High premiers in January 2020.
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December 30, 2019