Infused: A Cannabiz Talk Show
By The Infused Show
INFUSED: A Cannabiz Talk Show is equal parts entertainment and informative programming for cannabis insiders and the canna-curious alike. Nick, Mike, and Francesca talk amongst themselves and interview guests that range from experts to OGs in this high-quality production. Join for deep dives into a variety of cannabis business and industry-related topics. Available on YouTube, Roku, and all streaming platforms.
Infused Special: Live from Cannatech Tulsa Day #2
It's Part 2 of the Infused Show's Cannatech Emerging Industries Show from Tulsa, Oklahoma! We took the Infused Show on the road this past February to cover the Cannatech from the trade show floor. Join us as we talk to the most interesting & innovative people in the red hot Oklahoma cannabis market! Part 2 of our Cannatech Special features appearances by: 0:10 Nichelle Santos of CannaCoverage 11:14 Jenn Wynn of Emerging Industries 16:58 Alex Burnett of Canna Innovations 25:15 Rashad Ford of Golden Myco
April 20, 2022
Infused: Exclusive Interview with A.C. Moon
Our friend A.C. Moon is a certified Master Grower, a Cannabis Infusionist, a Cannabis Consultant, an Innovator, an Inventor, an Educator, a freelance writer contributing to publications like Grow Magazine, an all-around cannabis Jedi Knight, AND returning Judge at the esteemed Emerald Cup! She joins us on the Infused show this month to discuss her incredible life in cannabis! You don't want to miss this one! Intro & welcome AC Moon :01- 1:31 AC's history 4:00 Conscious consumerism and cannabis 23:37 Indica Innovations 27:49 AC on East Coast Cannabis 30:54 AC pulls back the curtain on the emerald cup 41:00 Chronic Heroes of Budtown ' 45:44 Fun Questions 49:45
April 12, 2022
Infused Special: Live from Cannatech Tulsa Day #1
It's Part 1 of the Infused Show's Cannatech Emerging Industries Show from Tulsa, Oklahoma! We took the Infused Show on the road this past February to cover the Cannatech from the trade show floor. Join us as we talk to the most interesting & innovative people in the red hot Oklahoma cannabis market! Part 1 features appearances by: Intro: Mike Patterson from Infused, The Sales Joint 8:05: Dave Fortenbacher aka, Naked Farmer 420 14:39: Brad Perkinson of ABE Equipment 27:09: Derek Stucki of Cannabusters
April 06, 2022
Cannabiz Supply Chain Problems - S2E2 | Infused: A Cannabiz Talk Show
A special edition of The Infused Show from beautiful Old Forge, NY! The Gang hit the road for a special episode about issues we're running into in the cannabiz supply chain in multiple states. In this episode we discuss issues from both the cultivator/processor perspective, as well as what we hear when we talk to dispensary staff.
February 28, 2022
Episode 16 "Season 2 Premiere with Andrew Sadelberger"
Season 2 premiere with Marketing Director at Eternel Hemp, Andrew Stradelberger!
January 19, 2022
Episode 15 "A Canna Christmas Story"
It's the most wonderful time of the year on the Infused Show! Our team unwraps the many gifts that our cannabis community received in 2021, and we look forward to some exciting new developments for our podcast in 2022! Thank you for listening to Infused! Have a wonderful holiday season!
January 03, 2022
Infused Special: Live from CWCBE Day #3 in NYC
It's our final special from this year's CWCBExpo from the Javits Center! We have some great guests join us on this last segment including Louis Russo & Doug Rota from Fresh Tag 419, Vikiana Clement from Medgar Evers College (10:12), George Gatt of The Green Standard (20:32), Jordan Hill & Jamel Mack of Creatives & Cannabis Podcast (25:17), Davis Tiburzi of Cannazip, Francesca Vavala & Mike Patterson co-founders of The Sales Joint (38:10). We want to say a most sincere thank you to everyone who joined us on this special edition of Infused! It was a pleasure talking to all of you, and we hope to see you again in June at the next CWCBExpo!
January 03, 2022
Infused: Exclusive Interview with Scott Jordan
Day 2 of this year's CWCBExpo in Manhattan was packed with interesting people doing some exceptional work in the cannabis space. We were fortunate enough to have Scott Jordan sit down with us to discuss the work he's been doing with cannabis businesses since 2009! Scott created the Alternative Finance Network so that cannabis & hemp business owners can have choices when seeking to obtain assets and working capital to expand their businesses without giving up equity. Scott's a true leader & visionary in our industry, and we were so grateful that he took the time to join us on Infused!
December 13, 2021
Infused Special: Live from CWCBE Day #2 in NYC
Our CWCBexpo Special continues with four exceptional guests who were generous enough to sit down with us to talk about the important work they're doing in the cannabis space! On Day 2 we were lucky enough to speak with Andrew Stadelburger, Partner & Marketing Director at Eternel Hemp. We also welcome Chenae Bullock, Managing Director of Little Beach Harvest & member of Shinnecock Nation (6 :28). Allison Gutkowski Director of Research at HCD Global Research joins us to discuss her current work in cannabis(14:05) and Edmond Foy of Cannabis Licensing LLC (21:35) closes out our Day 2 highlights by updating us on the current state of cannabis licensing in the Empire state. Thank you to all of our wonderful guests for taking the time to talk with us on Infused: A Cannabiz Talk Show! More CWCBExpo highlights our on the way!
December 13, 2021
Infused Special: Live From CWCBE DAY #1 In NYC
We're continuing to roll out our special Infused content from this past November's CWCBExpo in New York City! Day 1 at the Expo we are joined by Mike Patterson of The Sales Joint, Dan Jensen of Code3 Outreach (4:25), Brandon Gottlieb of Flowhub (16:13), Rob Rota of Fresh Tag 419 (19:29) and Francesca Vavala of The Sales Joint! We'd like to sincerely thank all of our guests from Day1 of the CWCBExpo! It was great meeting you, and talking the cannabiz with you on this special edition of Infused!
December 08, 2021
Infused: Exclusive Interview with Jimmy Young of Pro Cannabis Media
Our team at Infused was thrilled to sit down with Boston's own Jimmy Young! We discuss Jimmy's prolific career in media that's included time as a broadcast journalist, Sports Director, college professor, and now the host, producer, and founder of Pro Cannabis Media! Join us for a lively talk with a wonderful cannabis advocate at November's CWCBExpo in New York City! Follow Us! Instagram @thesalesjoint Twitter @TheSalesJoint Facebook @TheSalesJoint
December 01, 2021
Episode 14 "The Domino Effect"
Billy Joel or Bruce Springsteen? Giants, or Jets? Tony Soprano, or Johnny Sac? Sure there's a healthy bit of cultural competition between The Empire State, and The Garden State as it stands! Soon enough, they'll be battling it out to see who has the better cannabis scene! 2 of the most exciting markets in the cannabusiness are almost ready to launch! This month we talk about the promise, and the potential for legal cannabis in the NY/NJ region! Subject/Topic Time Stamps NY & NJ on the Ballot - does this help to end the stigma? 1:50 Surprised that NY & NJ passed legislation? 2:30 New York discussion 5:46 Vertical integration 07:41 Francesca Identifies a new risk for vertical licensees 14:58 Craft or Corporate - What will East Coast consumers buy? 16:52 NY Change and Reform Is on the way 19:52 The Situation in New Jersey 23:32 NJ or NY - which state would we Invest In? 36:01 NJ & NY strain name brainstorm 38:13
October 04, 2021
Episode 13 "Tradeshows"
It's September, Back to School season, and it's also Back to Cannabis Trade Show season! Markets across the country have held shows over the past few weeks, and this fall will see the return of two highly anticipated shows Las Vegas, and New York. Before a cannabis company invests the time & money attending or exhibiting, our team takes you for an inside look at what to expect at a cannabis trade show on this month's Infused!
September 07, 2021
Significannt 3 : Christina Forbrich
Our Significannt segments allow us to have amazing conversations about the many ways that cannabis is changing lives for the better. On this segment we're thrilled to welcome a cannabis educator, a cannabis advocate, a sociologist, a proud Cannamom, and a creative & marketing ideatrix! Join us for a conversation with our friend Christina Forbrich, Founder & CEO of Canncierge Consulting! Ee9XYcscdKhor6Ba32pe
August 30, 2021
Episode 12 "Alex Barsky C1D1 Labs"
On this episode of Infused: A Cannabiz Talk Show, Francesca and Nick dive into the world of extraction with the world renowned owner and creator of C1D1 Labs, Alex Barksy. We talk about extraction methodologies and the misinformation around them, safety, what drove Alex to California and how he went from his lowest point to being an industry leader all while still remaining a really chill dude. Let's get into the sticky business of extraction with Alex. V2Wnhp0gGVi9C08W6t5t
August 03, 2021
Episode 11 "Branding"
2020, and 2021 continue to provide the Cannabis Industry with compelling data which sheds a light on something that is of particular interest to us being in the business, but also as consumers/creators. Our market is expanding & developing at a very good pace, and as the industry matures we’re learning that branding is an absolutely vital strategy for companies looking for market share. Today, the gang takes a look at what goes in to creating a successful cannabis brand.
July 01, 2021
Episode 10 "The Sales Joint"
We're really excited about this show! Over the last few months we've been putting together a new product launch that will change the landscape of cannabis sales, and improve communication between our cultivator partners & dispensaries. Introducing The Sales Joint: A Cannabis Sales Resource Crafted for Cultivators! Mike & Francesca take our listeners on an exclusive look into how The Sales Joint evolved over our years of working with exceptional growers in some of the most competitive markets in the country.
June 03, 2021
Episode 9 "A Visit with The Canncierge"
Today we welcome a very special guest to the Infused show! She's a cannabis educator, a cannabis advocate, a sociologist, a proud Cannamom, and a creative & marketing ideatrix! Join us for a visit with Christina Forbrich, Founder & CEO of Canncierge Consulting!
May 04, 2021
Significannt 2 : Kenny Vanella
He's a gifted singer, a talented songwriter, a raconteur, a cannabis advocate, and all around shaman when it comes to all things good! On this episode of Significannt we welcome Wilmington Delaware's own native son, Kenny Vanella, as he releases his new record! Kenny discusses the profound difference that cannabis has made in his own life, and he shares some insight about his time working in the cannabis business. Nick & Kenny also get to discuss Kenny's new music, and Wilmington's blossoming music scene. Join us for a great talk with a great soul on Significannt!
April 20, 2021
Episode 8 "A Trip To The Canna-Carnival"
We often hear the cannabis industry compared to the Wild West, but that analogy doesn't quite work. For us, entering the cannabis space is a lot like walking the midway at the carnival. There's so much whimsy, wonder, and beauty, but you have to be careful that you don't end up a mark! Step right up & join us for a walk along the marijuana midway, at the Canna-Carnival!
March 26, 2021
Episode 7 "Inside Culta's Dispensary Doors"
Welcome to another edition of Infused: A Cannabiz Talk Show! This month we take a trip down the highway to learn more about the Consciously Cultivated Cannabis operation known as CULTA! Located in Cambridge, Maryland's Federal Hill neighborhood, CULTA is a vertically integrated cannabis company that cultivates, extracts, processes, distributes, and retails cannabis, and cannabis related products. This episode we're joined by our special guest Chase Lessman, CULTA's Director of Retail Operations. Chase takes us behind the dispensary doors of CULTA's flagship store in Federal Hill, and shares his unique insights on working in the cannabis space, as well as the many factors that make CULTA stand out from crowd! We learn about the exciting growth of Maryland's Medical Market, as well as the potential of the recreational market, and CULTA's plans for the future. You don't want to miss this one folks! Thanks, as always, for listening.
March 02, 2021
Significannt 1 : Francesca Vavala
Hello Infused Listeners! We’re are so excited to bring you the 1st edition of Significannt, presented by the team at Alias Cann! This is a new addition to our Infused programming, and each month we'll present stories of how cannabis has changed lives for the better in the hopes of ending the stigma surrounding our favorite plant. We’re going to start at the beginning, because after all, it’s “a very good place to start” with first Significannt story! Hear from Alias Cann co-founder, and the creator of Significannt ,Francesca Vavala on how cannabis helped give her life renewed focus. Have a Significannt story to share? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, with Significannt in the subject line! As always, thank you for listening. Follow Us! Facebook: @AliasCann Twitter: @AliasCann Instagram: @Alias_Cann
February 08, 2021
Welcome to Significannt!
Hey there Infused listeners! We want to introduce you to a new segment on our show this year. Significannt is a series of personal stories highlighting the difference cannabis has made in the lives of friends from all over the globe. Significannt used to live on our website, and we'd publish stories that members of the cannabis community shared with us. This year we decided to make it a part of Infused! Each month we'll hear stories of how cannabis has changed lives for the better in the hopes of ending the stigma surrounding our favorite plant. This month we get the origin story of our new segment from Alias Cann co-founder, and the creator of Significannt Francesca. Have a Significannt story to share? Contact us at email@example.com, with Significannt in the subject line! As always, thank you for listening.
January 29, 2021
Episode 6 "Everything is New Again"
Our 1st episode of 2021 is available! January is all about resetting ourselves, our expectations, and then setting ourselves up for another great year! Our gang kicks off with some chit chat and then we get into it. We discuss mindset differences between established business and startups, mindset to have your business provide happiness & balance in your life, common mistake of startup business leaders that result in failure and unhappiness, the struggle between complacency and aggression, the similarity between dating and finding the right customers, and then the 4 "Brass Tacks" of starting the year the right way: vision, operations, sales, & marketing. Don't Miss this edition of Infused!
January 27, 2021
Episode 5 "The Gift of Cannabis"
Season's Greetings Cannafam! On the holiday edition of Infused the gang unwraps some of the gifts that the past year has left for the Cannabis Community. We are all too aware of the many challenges, and struggles that 2020 has posed for our world, but we focused on some real progress that's been made over the last several months. We also take some time to have a little holiday cheer, and preview what 2021 will look like on Infused! Join us for a Canna-Christmas celebration this month on Infused! Please help spread the word about our show by sharing and subscribing. Happy Holidays!
December 04, 2020
Episode 4 "Changing Minds"
Hey friends! The Infused gang is back, and this month we tackle the elephant in the room talking about elections, and the work that goes in to changing minds in our society. Cannabis is on the ballot in multiple states, but what went into arriving at moments like this? Effective campaigns are all about changing minds, and this episode we take a look at what works, as well as what doesn't work so well. There's another big change we address - our show has a new name! We get into that subject as well. Join us for another lively discussion this month on Infused!
November 02, 2020
Episode 3 "Don't fear the reefer"
Hey folks, welcome to the wonderful month of October. Autumn is upon us, the leaves are changing color, and the days are getting shorter. It is traditionally the season of tricks & treats, culturally we’re temporarily preoccupied with things that go bump in the night, and the phenomenon of FEAR. Episode 3 of our cannabiz talk show is titled Don't Fear the Reefer: An Examination of Fear's Role in the Business World. Join our gang for a lively conversation about some of the seemingly scary aspects of day to day business in the cannabis space. As always, thank you for checking us out! Time Stamps: Alias Cann Sales Office- 9:13 Risk vs far - 18:12 The scariest thing about making a living in cannabis- 20:25 The application of business - 24:50 The other side of fear - 41:37 Miscellaneous Q's - 46:01 Follow Us! Facebook: @AliasCann Twitter: @AliasCann Instagram: @Alias_Cann
October 14, 2020
Episode 2 "Back to...?"
Welcome to Episode 2! In this session, the Gang discusses going back to... …what exactly?! The New Normal: Seasons are changing but some things stay the same Our cultural touchstones haven’t been removed entirely, but they’re temporarily suspended at best. This “holding pattern” that so many of us are living & working through is a particularly engaging area of discussion at the moment, and we'll take a peek behind the curtain of a small business. We'll also examine how consumers are choosing to spend their money during the pandemic, and the amazing resilience of cannabis cultivators. Time Stamps: Customer Loyalty (13:43) Management in Covid (14:50) Growers Prepared for Crisis (24:49) Politics and Cannabis (31:00) Cultural Shift (38:40) Curbside Pickup (50:49) Miscellaneous Q's (54:00) Follow Us! Facebook: @AliasCann Twitter: @AliasCann Instagram: @Alias_Cann
October 14, 2020
Episode 1 "Remote Control"
''The Pilot" In the first episode of "Cann We Talk", we discuss the inception of Alias Cann and the symbolic development of our tagline "No One Grows Alone" We also delve into lessons learned in our three years in the Cannabis Industry and the biggest challenges ahead for our company and the Cannabis industry. Finally, we discuss factors that give us hope for the future even during Covid times. Time Stamps Going Remote in Covid (2:30) Company Culture challenges & solutions (5:24) Trade Shows (22:21) Dispensaries (32:14) Alias Cann working with Dispensaries (46:34) Fun Questions (1:03:31) Follow Us! Facebook: @AliasCann Twitter: @AliasCann Instagram: @Alias_Cann
October 14, 2020