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PufCreativ Podcast

PufCreativ Podcast

By PufCreativ
An educational podcast focused on cannabis culture, lifestyle, business, marketing, CSR and product reviews.
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Good Karma
In this Doobie Gay episode, Ktokes speaks with Jaguar French (J French)! J French is a world renowned rapper, fashion designer, mental health advocate and public speaker. He began doing music at 12 years old, overcoming a speech impediment. While his private activities include youth mentoring and speaking up for personal growth, French’s music and fashion brands aim to inspire, heal, unite and motivate. He has a rich music heritage, with his father winning 4 Grammy Awards. French has worked with artists such as Jah Born, RC & The Gritz, and Erykah Badu. As a Grammy Voting Member, he is often invited to speak for organizations such as the Emmy Awards and the Youth Oscars. His album and fashion brand JAGG (Just Another Gift From God) highlight the silver linings of life. Follow Jfrench:  https://jfrenchforever.com/ https://www.instagram.com/jaguarjfrench_/ https://www.facebook.com/jaguarjfrench/ https://twitter.com/jaguarjfrench https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUximAGhcv7Kzvk2fPD2Eqw
36:50
August 31, 2022
Censored creators, for creators! With Arend Richard
In this episode Ktokes speaks with Arend Richard, the Co-Founder and CEO of WeedTube, host of the Podcast "Watch and Sesh", and the Author of the LGBTQ+ SciFi novel series "Being Found". In this episode they talk about the hardships behind cannabis marketing and content creation, anxiety, the LGBTQ+ community and of course, cannabis.  Follow Arend on Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/arendrichard/ https://twitter.com/arendlovesyou Follow Weedtube on Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/weedtubeapp https://twitter.com/TheWeedTubeApp https://www.instagram.com/weedtubeapp/ Sign the Petition Against Instagram! https://www.change.org/p/instagram-legal-cannabis-industry-demands-better-regulation-and-policies-from-instagram
37:54
July 29, 2022
Vanguard Media Online
Tiffany Watkins is known in the community as LadyCanna. She’s a former IT Professional, working many years as a Network Systems Engineer. She holds degrees in Computer Sciences and Network Infrastructure, as well as multiple certifications. Her grassroots campaigning and advocacy goes back 30+ years. She’s been heavily involved in patient representation, harm reduction, public policy, and community organizing. In 2019 Tiffany Founded Vanguard Media Online. Vanguard is a media platform and magazine that’s dedicated to Women in cannabis. She proudly showcases the efforts, innovation and creativity of all Women. Tiffany is also the founder of LC Business Consulting where she helps people get motivated to be successful in work, business, and life. www.vanguardmediaonline.com www.lcbusinessconsulting.com Follow Tiffany on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ladycanna_official/ Follow Vanguard Media Online https://www.instagram.com/vanguard_media_online/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
26:36
June 21, 2022
Provisional Air
Ariana is a multimedia artist, cannabis advocate, and content creator based in Montana. Passionate about people and the planet, she finds purpose in helping plan and execute ideas striving for social and environmental improvement. As COO of WeedTube she aims to be a conscious consumer and thought leader, believing that the cannabis community is key to changing the narrative of what it means to be a “stoner.” Follow Ariana on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/provisional_air/ Follow Weedtube: https://www.instagram.com/weedtubeapp/ Link to Petition:  https://www.change.org/p/instagram-legal-cannabis-industry-demands-better-regulation-and-policies-from-instagram?signed=true Follow Katie on Instagram: @Ktokes_ @DoobieGay Follow Puf on Instagram: @PufPod @PufCreativ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
48:01
June 10, 2022
Bitchy Hippie
In this episode Katie speaks with Isabella Dechard, a creative human currently living in the Sunshine State, where she is wrapping up two years of experience in the cannabis space. As a copywriter and SEO specialist, she is committed to researching and analyzing what we know about cannabis while providing thought-provoking content that challenges the negative stigma around this powerful plant. Her work is fueled by the belief that knowledge is power – advocating for the benefits of this plant and its current news while highlighting the unique voices of brands in the industry. Isabella also uses her graphic design and creative skills as a platform for cannabis education and advocacy through digital collages and art. She enjoys traveling to different National and State parks around the country and her current favorite strain for creating is Jack Herer. Follow Isabella: @btchyhippie @isabella.dechard Visit her shop: isabelladechard.com Follow Katie and PufCreativ: @Ktokes_ @DoobieGay @PufPod @PufCreativ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
30:58
May 13, 2022
Cannabis Social Justice With Stephen Post from Last Prisoner Project
Happy 4/20! Today and everyday we need to remember that there are still over 40,000 cannabis prisoners incarcerated for non-violent cannabis offenses.⁣ ⁣Visit www.lastprisonerproject.org to learn how you can help!💚⁣ Stephen Post s a campaign manager and communication strategist who focuses on implementing policy through coordinated government and public relations efforts. Stephen hopes to empower others to challenge the obstacles to equal justice in cannabis, as well as help redesign the justice system by breaking down the stigma around drug use.⁣ Stephen is a two-time graduate of The Ohio State University, where he earned a B.A. in Political Science and Economics, and his Masters of Public Administration with a focus on drug policy reform and policing. During his time at Ohio State, Stephen worked with OSU's Drug Enforcement and Policy Center, where he supported interdisciplinary, evidence-based research, education, and community outreach around the reformation of laws that regulate traditional drugs.⁣ How can you help? Advocacy Campaigns #FreeKevinAllen https://www.lastprisonerproject.org/freekevinallen #FreeRudiGammo https://www.lastprisonerproject.org/free-rudi NJ Clemency Campaign https://www.lastprisonerproject.org/NJ-clemency National Clemency Campaign Time to Heal https://www.cannabisclemency.org/ Petitions New Jersey Clemency https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/nj-cannabis-clemency Mohamed Taher https://www.change.org/p/president-of-the-united-states-free-mohamed-taher?recruiter=1054997652&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=share_petition Edwin Rubis https://www.change.org/p/kamala-harris-pres-joe-biden-please-free-edwin-rubis-40-years-for-a-marijuana-crime-is-not-justice?recruiter=491083754&recruited_by_id=51b94740-a70d-4635-8d64-e1781974944b&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=petition_dashboard Donations Donate to LPP https://www.lastprisonerproject.org/donate Letter Writing Program  https://www.lastprisonerproject.org/letter-writing-program Social Media General LPP graphics https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1VNHFRlvNiLSUJCK9YPENaOIFK-QetFCu Sign up for Newsletters  https://share.hsforms.com/1U4KirbfpQryxI8wW-EZ3qA3sn40
30:59
April 20, 2022
Importance of Terps with Joseph Nguyen
In this episode we speak with Joseph Nguyen about the importance of terps, cannabis and coffee. Joey is a consultant for a large accounting and advisory firm in Center City, Philadelphia. Another one of his many hats is his role as CEO of Captain Terps Infusions, a cannabis-infused beverage company. Graduating from Temple in 2020 with a degree in Business Administration & International Business, he now hopes to better the lives of others through his diverse types of work – ranging from the art space, to IT/ Risk consulting, and cannabis. Follow Joey on Instagram: @therealjoeynguyen @captain_terps_infusions Follow Joey on Twitter: @thejoeynguyen Follow Katie on Instagram:  @Ktokes_ @DoobieGay Follow Puf on Instagram: @PufPod @PufCreativ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
22:41
April 11, 2022
Out of the Closet
In this Doobie Gay Series episode of PufPod, Ktokes speaks with long-time friend and cannabis consumer Rachael. A native of Rockland County, NY, Rachael has always valued talk therapy, and believes in putting one’s mental health first. She credits her longtime therapist for providing the tools to overcome various hardships throughout her life — and as she battles with issues such as psoriasis and stress — natural self-care is crucial for her; Rachael is a regular at the gym and often participates in outdoor activities, while also enjoying the benefits of responsible cannabis use. She’s an activist for suicide prevention, anti-bullying, LGBTQ+ rights, and The Last Prisoner Project. An alumna of The University at Buffalo, Rachael majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. Since her graduation she has worked in Wealth Management, and and is thrilled to now be embarking on the Financial Advisor Training Program. She loves being active, traveling, and spending quality time with friends and family. Currently she is living in Charlotte, NC with her fiancé, Tony, and pup, Sugar. Follow Katie on Instagram: @Ktokes_ @DoobieGay @PufPod @PufCreativ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
32:05
March 07, 2022
Infusing Artwork Into Cannabis Marketing with Alaina Dorsey
In this episode, John speaks with Alaina Dorsey about her past, her relationship with cannabis and her perspective on why it's important to infuse artwork into cannabis marketing. Tune in to learn more!  ~ Alaina the Muse (Dorsey) is the Owner and Commercial Artist with Creative Strategist tendencies of FADEDlain. A visual story studio, FADEDlain forges immersive lore for cannabis and e-commerce companies with brand-driven illustrations for packaging, merchandise/apparel and murals. A "Sweet Summer Child of Cannabis," Alaina is a Maryland medical cannabis patient who initiated her self-renaissance in 2018 with the plant. The Muse is committed to solving big business problems and influencing culture by shutting adults up with visual, visceral wonder. Follow Alaina on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fadedlain/ Checkout here new cannabis and anime media podcast : https://anchor.fm/fadedbrks ~  Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
21:44
November 30, 2021
Leaf411 - The First Free Cannabis Nurse Hotline
In this episode, John speaks with Katherine Golden and Eloise Theisen of Leaf411, the nonprofit and first free cannabis nurse hotline. They discuss their nursing background, how Leaf411 started, and the recent Opioid Awareness Guide that they collaborated on together. Tune into this amazing episode to learn more! ~ Leaf411's mission is to provide education and directional support to the general public about the safe use of legal cannabis (marijuana & hemp). Their team of cannabis trained nurses are passionate about helping our community access balanced education about their legal cannabis use. Leaf411 was built on the belief that affordability and accessibility to professional medical advice should never be barriers to using cannabis safely and effectively. To further this mission, Leaf411 has created additional programs focused on community education and product affordability, creating partnerships that connect cannabis industry leaders and diverse community organizations across the country for social good. ~ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
25:47
November 19, 2021
Vince Giradino of The Wake Up Project
In this episode, John speaks with Vincent Giardino of The Wake Up Project. They discuss Vince's history, how The Wake Up Project started, and the recent Suicide Prevention Guide they collaborated on. Tune in to learn more!  ~ The Wake Up Project is all about making a difference in the community. They believe that we can use the power of wakeboarding to bring people together and truly change the world. They’re looking to change the way people view suicide and mental illness, as well as change the way people interact with those that are struggling with suicidal thoughts and/or mental illness. We are all human beings on the same planet and nobody deserves to go through life feeling like they are worth any less than the person next to them. We are all part of this beautiful life together and together is how we are going to overcome suicide and mental illness. The Wake Up is our signature charity event in which all the event proceeds are being donated directly towards the fight for suicide prevention and mental health awareness. Join us to help make this one of the best wakeboard competitions on the east coast. Follow The Wake Up Project on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewakeupp/ ~ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
09:57
November 02, 2021
Brie Franklin of the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA)
In this episode, John speaks with Brie Franklin of the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA). They discuss the CCASA's mission, the recent legislation they helped pass in Colorado protecting survivors, the Sexual Assault Support Guide they collaborated on over the summer, Colorado Denim Day and the You Have A Right campaign. Tune in to learn more!  ~ Brie joined CCASA in December 2014. She has been working in the movements to end sexual and domestic violence since 1998 and has been an advocate and educator at both rural and urban community-based advocacy organizations in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon as well as in New Zealand. She also worked at the state level administering rape prevention and education funds, and providing training and technical assistance on a wide range of topics related to sexual violence intervention and prevention. Prior to joining CCASA, Brie was the financial director at a community-based sexual assault advocacy organization and was also involved in legislative and policy work in Oregon. Brie holds an MA in Sociology from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand; her thesis examined advocates’ experiences of dis/empowerment as employees in sexual assault and domestic violence organizations. She also holds a Graduate Certificate in Non Profit Management from the University of Oregon. Brie is passionate about supporting the anti-violence field in developing and enhancing empowering, anti-oppressive organizational policies and practices. Follow CCASA on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ccasacolorado/  ~ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/ 
26:54
October 19, 2021
Christina de Giovanni of Emerald Magazine
In this episode, John speaks with Christina de Giovanni, CEO and founder of Emerald Magazine. Christina gives us a brief history on her story, how Emerald Magazine started and the importance of cannabis education in such a rapidly growing industry. Tune in to learn more!  ~ An award-winning journalist and media company owner, Christina launched The Emerald Magazine following a 9-month legal battle with Humboldt County revolving around her then-boyfriend’s growth of cannabis. Following this experience of civil injustice, Christina formed The Emerald as an outlet to advocate for the positive uses of cannabis and its decriminalization. After her mother was diagnosed with cancer and began seeking information on cannabis treatments, Christina reshaped The Emerald Magazine to be a resource for readers to demystify and further de-stigmatize cannabis for 
non-traditional, new users like her mother. In the years that have followed, Christina has grown The Emerald into an award-winning publication, spoken at numerous conferences & expos, and established The Emerald brand as a trustworthy ally & voice for the cannabis industry. Follow The Emerald Magazine on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theemeraldmagazine/ ~ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
24:60
September 17, 2021
Chrissy Greco: Connecting Customers and Building Community Through Marketing Strategy
In this episode, John speaks with Marketing and Operations Professional, Chrissy Greco. For over 10 years, Chrissy has worked with brands and small businesses to strengthen their mission and connect with their customers. She believes that building community is one of the most valuable marketing strategies brands can apply to grow and thrive. Tune into the episode to catch a fire conversation between two marketing professionals.  Learn more about Chrissy by visiting: https://www.chrissy-greco.com/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
21:02
September 08, 2021
Goldie Solodar of City Sessions Denver on Cannabis Education
In this episode, John speaks with Goldie Solodar of City Sessions Denver! They discuss her personal history leading up to entering the cannabis industry and the importance of cannabis education.  City Sessions Denver is a cannabis lifestyle brand that specializes in private custom tours of the cannabis industry with an educational focus. Servicing four main demographics; first time consumers, regular consumers, industry investors and medical patients, we provide a full immersion education on the plant and product line. In addition, we teach our guests how to navigate the product line for their own unique body chemistry to enhance an experience or aid in an ailment. Follow City Sessions Denver on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/citysessionsdenver/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
18:49
August 18, 2021
J French: Cannabis Culture, Music, Justice and New Ventures!
In this episode, John and Katie speak with musician and producer, Jaguar French! They discuss J French's history, music, cannabis culture, cannabis justice and some new projects he's working on in Oklahoma. Jamal French is an accomplished rapper, multi-instrumentalist and producer based in Oklahoma City. J French began rapping when he was 12 years old, composing rhymes as a hobby and discovering his genuine talent. His first rhyme was written to Devin Tha Dude’s “Don’t Wait.” French, who also plays cornet, piano and drums, has worked with several rappers in the Oklahoma-Texas scene and L.A. scene including Erykah Badu's Official band RC & The Gritz, and members of TDE the label that houses artists Kendrick Lamar, Ab-soul, Isaiah Rashad, and SZA. The son of Grammy-winning reggae percussionist and vocalist Brother Num, is a voting member of the GRAMMYS and hopes to collect one for himself soon. Follow J French on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaguarjfrench_/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
28:54
August 05, 2021
Eighth Revolution: Safe Cannabinoid Consumption and The Future of Cannabis
A few months back, our Co-Host, John, spoke with Bryan Fields and Kellan Finney of The Eighth Revolution. They discuss how to safely consume cannabinoids, the future of the cannabis industry and some of the fun projects the team at 8th Revolution is working on.  Eight Revolution (8th Rev) provides services from capital to cannabinoid and everything in between for the Hemp & Cannabis industry. As a dynamic team, they can immediately diagnose, analyze & optimize every detailed nuance while providing a 30,000 ft lens with a forward-thinking approach. Their flexibility and experience create a unique understanding of how to grow market share. We are analytical driven creative problem solvers that are adaptable to a variety of services. Follow the 8th Rev on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eighth_revolution/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
32:36
July 26, 2021
Kangen Water and Cannabis Cultivation with Anna Brummett
In this episode of the PufCreativ Podast, Katie speaks with our friend, Anna Brummett, who is also an independent distributor for Enagic, the Kangen company. Anna touches on her personal history, how Kangen Water has improved her life, and how it can be extremely beneficial for cannabis or hemp grow operations. Tune in to learn more about the true power behind Kangen Water and cannabis!  Follow Anna's journey on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/annafae/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
22:59
July 13, 2021
The Pheno Finder: Cannabis Culture, Quality, and in Sports.
In this episode, John speaks with The Pheno Finder about his discovery of cannabis as an aspiring athlete in college, why preservation of cannabis culture is so important, and why we should all be mindful of the quality of the cannabis we're consuming. Tune in to listen to the full episode!  Follow The Pheno Finder on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/consciouslycam/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
16:40
June 29, 2021
Adolphus Busch V of ABV Cannabis Co
In this episode, John speaks with Adolphus A. Busch V, the great-great-grandson of Adolphus Anheuser Busch. They discuss his personal history leading into the formation of his Colorado based cannabis brand, ABV Cannabis Co, as well as correlations and differences between the family beer businesses and his perspective on ABV.  Follow ABV Cannabis Co. on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abvcannaco/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
17:23
June 17, 2021
Amber Bacca: Cannabis Consulting, Trax Team Solutions & Foghorn's Elevated Worms!
In this episode, John speaks with Amber Bacca of Trax Team Solutions and Foghorn's Elevated Worms. They discuss her personal history, how she entered the cannabis space, her experience as a consultant leading into the formation of the TRAX coalition, and the launch of one of the world's first commercial cannabis worm farms. Tune in to learn more!  Follow Amber on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amberbacca/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
22:26
June 02, 2021
Distru: A No-bullsh*t software for cannabis manufacturers and distributors. Stay compliant, unify your teams and grow revenue!
In this episode, John speaks with Azam Khan and Jesse McElvain of Distru, about their stories leading up to entering the cannabis space, the formation of Distru, and how it's changing the game when it comes to seed-to-sale software in cannabis manufacturing and distribution. The Distru software provides a singular and streamlined tool for CRM, inventory management, order fulfillment, and staying compliant with Metrc. Tune in to learn more about the future of cannabis software!  Follow Distru on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/distruapp/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
25:40
May 12, 2021
Bryan Passman: A Brief History, Hunter + Esquire and the Future of Executive Search in Legal Cannabis & Psychedelics
In this episode, John speaks with Bryan Passman, Founder and CEO of Hunter + Esquire. They discuss Bryan's history leading up to the entering the cannabis industry, the formation of Hunter + Esquire, and more on the future of executive search in both the legal cannabis and psychedelics. Hunter + Esquire is the leading executive search and consulting firm focussed solely on the Cannabis and Psychedelics Industries. Founded in 2017, their experienced team is dedicated to providing a full service, white glove approach to every one of their clients. Their deep industry expertise, in combination with decades of talent acquisition experience and advisement, makes them an integral and trusted partner for cannabis and psychedelics companies looking to establish themselves as leaders in these burgeoning markets. Before co-founding Hunter + Esquire and The GIGG®, Bryan spent 18 years as an SVP Recruitment and Client Leader at two different retained search agencies where he and his teams were responsible for successfully managing talent searches globally. He spent his entire career succeeding in retained executive search - with a foundation of classical training by the MRINetwork and Dale Carnegie. Follow Hunter + Esquire on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hunter-esquire/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
21:49
April 28, 2021
Shayda Torabi of Restart CBD and the To Be Blunt podcast on Cannabis Marketing and Cannabinoid Education
In this episode, John speaks with Shayda Torabi of Restart CBD and the To Be Blunt podcast about her story, cannabis marketing and the importance of cannabinoid education. From CBD, to Delta - 8 THC, to CBG, it's always good to start small and have a full understanding of what you're consuming when it comes to cannabis. Tune in to listen to more of Shayda's insight and her amazing background in Cannabis Marketing!  Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
31:33
April 20, 2021
T. Harvey of CannaCurious Magazine
In this episode, John speaks with T. Harvey of CannaCurious Magazine about her story, the magazine and launch of their 420 Spring Issue that highlights incredible women who are activists and entrepreneurs in the space, showcases amazing cannabis-inspired art and photography, and features some must-try brands. They also touch on the launch of "The CannaCurious Guide For Women," which is a collaboration between CannaCurious Magazine and the Cannabis Creative Movement, serving as a trusted source of enlightenment for women who are curious about incorporating cannabis into their lives and also benefitting the Lupus Howse Foundation.  Follow CannaCurious Magazine on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cannacuriousmag/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
26:55
April 16, 2021
Jeff G on the launch of Marshawn Lynch's new cannabis brand, Dodi Blunts, this 420!
In this episode, John speaks with Jeff Goldenberg of Abacus Agency and High 12 Brands, to discuss the launch of his newest venture with Marshawn Lynch this 420, Dodi Blunts! Take a dive into Jeff's history and background, leading into the launch of his social justice and Oakland culture focused cannabis brand with one of his favorite athletes of all time. Follow Dodi Blunts on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dodioakland/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
21:55
April 14, 2021
Bowlz: The World’s First Magnetic Bowl Piece
In this episode, John speaks with Parker Nims and Joshua Schmidt of Bowlz! Bowlz is the worlds first separable magnetic bowl piece that's easy to connect, enjoy, clean and repeat. Learn more about this innovative product by visiting: https://bowlzofficial.com/ Follow Bowlz on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bowlzofficial/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/  
35:47
April 06, 2021
WaxNax: The Cannabis Concentrate Revolution
In this episode, Katie speaks with John Basar, Co-Founder of WaxNax, about some of their recent collaborations, the story of WaxNax and how their products are revolutionizing the concentrate experience. WaxNax was designed to improve the current dabbing and vaporizing experience. They sell 20 packs of pre-filled glass inserts that produce tasty, regulated, and consistent doses of marijuana concentrate. WaxNax is changing the way you consume cannabis concentrates and extracts by providing dose control, consistency, and increased taste. Follow WaxNax on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/waxnax_co/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
18:55
March 24, 2021
Mellow Fellow Delta-8 (D8) Product Review
In this episode, John and Katie do a product review of multiple Delta-8 (D8) products from PufCreativ client, Mellow Fellow! They also discuss what D8 is and why it's all the talk amongst cannabis consumers, especially in non-legal states.  Follow Mellow Fellow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mellowfellowfun/  Use code "PUFCREATIV" for 20% off your next order!  Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
16:46
March 09, 2021
Chris Day: A Brief Personal History and The Future of the Global Cannabis Industry
In this episode John has the pleasure of speaking with Chris Day, founder of Project Evolve and the Global Cannabis Network Collective. Chris is one of the most connected and well versed individuals in global cannabis. Tune into this episode to learn more about his history, how he got involved in the cannabis industry, what he's currently working on and his thoughts around the future of cannabis at a global level!  Follow Chris on Twitter: https://twitter.com/cdayontheedge Follow Chris on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cdayontheedge/ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
27:02
March 03, 2021
PufCreativ Podcast Introduction
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We're very excited that our CEO, John Shute, has transitioned his podcast to the PufCreativ Podcast, featuring him and our VP/COO Katie Burrell. Our new format will be an educational podcast focused on cannabis culture, lifestyle, business, marketing, CSR and product reviews. In this episode, John and Katie introduce themselves, talk about their history and a bit more on the future of the podcast! Streaming everywhere! linktr.ee/pufpod
16:01
February 22, 2021
Bruce Eckfeldt: A Brief History, Cannabis and Leadership
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In this episode I speak with one of my favorite podcast hosts and cannabis leaders, Bruce Eckfeldt, about his story, the various programs he's involved with in and out of the cannabis space, and thoughts on leadership during the COVID-19 crisis. 
18:06
February 22, 2021
How Are You?
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I don’t always have the time to check in with friends and family. I want to open up my communications, check in with the world, and provide a few thoughts of potential comfort.
04:41
February 22, 2021
Jennifer Axcell: The Story on Leaf411 and How Cannabis Can Improve Your Life
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In this episode I speak with Leaf411 COO/Co-Founder, Jennifer Axcell, about how cannabis got her off opiates and helped lead to the formation of her nonprofit, the importance of cannabis education, and what types of inquiries her free cannabis nurse hotline is experiencing during the Covid-19 pandemic.
30:44
February 22, 2021
The Eighth Revolution
In this episode I speak with Bryan Fields and Kellan Finney of The Eight Revolution, who offers scientific-based solutions with data-driven approaches to the hemp industry. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
34:15
October 08, 2020
PufCreativ Interns: Chelsea and Cameron
In this episode I speak with our PufCreativ's first interns about their past, the projects I have them working on, their future goals and also have them give advice to incoming or current college students.  Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
17:50
September 18, 2020
Michael Blaustein: Marketing, Operations, and Cannabis in New Jersey
In this episode I speak with Michael Blaustein about his marketing and operations experiences in various industries, his relationship with cannabis, and the similarities between us both being cannabis users from New Jersey. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
34:22
September 17, 2020
Clean Technique: Massachusetts Cannabis Contract Manufacturer
In this episode I speak with Clean Technique's Managing Principal and VP of Sales & Marketing, Kevin Wong, and Tym Wowk Ph.D. Clean Technique is a cannabis contract manufacturer in Massachusetts who empowers resource-limited cannabis companies by providing comprehensive manufacturing infrastructure-fortified by a commitment to quality, science, and data analytics. The entire team at Clean Technique has known each other for 20+ years. We discuss how that impacts their business, their professional background, how cannabis has impacted their personal lives, the future of Clean Technique, and how important it is to have quality, safe and consistent products.  Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
34:32
August 19, 2020
Will Carr: The Hemp Industry, Entrepreneurship & Inspiration
In this episode I speak with client Will Carr about how he got involved in the hemp industry, what it’s like being an entrepreneur in 2020 & how he’s navigating having almost $75k worth of product mistakenly sold on Amazon! - Tune in. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
36:33
August 14, 2020
Derek Weinman: Using Cannabis to Treat Crohn’s Disease
In this episode I speak with a new friend, Derek Weinman, about his experience using cannabis to treat his Crohn’s Disease since he was a teenager. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
41:20
July 20, 2020
Joint Talks with Z: An Introduction to the Coming Out Sessions
In this episode I sit down with our photographer Z to discuss her background, her Coming Out Sessions project, and her upcoming new podcast! Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
18:42
May 12, 2020
Cannabis and Hemp Marketing During COVID-19
In this episode I walk through how to communicate with clients and execute dispensary, cannabis brand, and cannabis hemp marketing strategy during a time like COVID-19. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
10:03
April 10, 2020
Kyle Harris: Agriculture Development Specialist in the state of Vermont
In this episode we discuss Kyle’s role and thoughts around the Hemp Industry in Vermont and the United States. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
11:36
February 20, 2020
Cannabis and Hemp Marketing: Q & A with PufCreativ CEO, John Shute
In this episode I decided to have our PufCreativ Chief Editor, Andrey Krymchanskiy, ask me questions to help clarify inquiries around my background, cannabis marketing, entrepreneurship, and the future of the industry.   Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
26:26
February 05, 2020
A Focus on Physical and Mental Health
In this episode I set an intention to focus on my physical and mental health this decade through a more plant based diet, incorporating cannabinoids in my life and exercise. I also walk through my daily routine during a work day for reference. I hope everyone enjoys! Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
14:22
January 14, 2020
F*ck Stress in 2020
In this episode I open up about how I’ve been dealing with stress and how we should all be diving into 2020 with a smile. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
08:23
December 22, 2019
Chris Equale, VP of Sales @ Dr. Robb Farms
In this episode I speak with Chris about the future of Dr. Robb Farms and the California Cannabis industry. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
16:28
December 13, 2019
Cannabis Testing and the Vape Epidemic
In this episode I touch on our recent blog in response to Westword Magazines article on the Denver Cannabis Mold Problem, Cannabis Testing in General, and the recent “Vape Epidemic” Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
11:54
December 02, 2019
Pot Zero: A Cannabis Dream
In this episode I speak with Rob Trotter, owner and operator of Pot Zero. We touch on why his cannabis is different from any other you’ll find in a dispensary, as well on his take on the future of the cannabis industry. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
11:05
October 17, 2019
Why is Organic Cannabis Farming so Important?
In this episode I discuss with Andrey (Krymm) why it’s important to know what you’re consuming and also some trusted brands we recommend in Colorado and California! Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
09:54
September 05, 2019
Don’t be scared... It’s just cannabis!
In this episode I discuss why you shouldn’t be scared to try cannabis, why it’s important to know as much as possible about the cannabis products you’re consuming and how to safely access cannabinoid products in non-legal, medical only, and legal cannabis states. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
14:19
August 01, 2019
Joint Talks with HER Creative Media, PufCreativ’s new PR partner ✌️
In this episode John talks with Bri and Hannah of HER Creative Media about their past, how they met, and the future of the PufHER connection! Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
30:23
July 03, 2019
Proper Cannabinoid Usage with Richard Guerra of Sensi Magazine
In this episode I speak with Richard about his past, how he got involved in the cannabis industry, and his thoughts on proper cannabinoid usage. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
26:47
May 23, 2019
The Power of 420
In this episode I dive into how my 420 experience has evolved over the past decade and why 420 is so powerful today. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
11:57
April 18, 2019
Joint talks with Whitney Adrian (@sunnny.daze) and Emily McCarter (@mccartergetshigh)
In this episode I talk with Whitney and Emily about their cannabis history, how they became involved with cannabis influencer marketing, and their new business venture. Tune in! Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
19:14
March 28, 2019
Joint talks with Justin Wiedman @jweeds_420
In this episode I speak with Justin Wiedman about his cannabis journey from New Jersey to Colorado and how he got involved in the industry. Be sure to follow him on social media immediately @jweeds_420 Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
05:59
February 18, 2019
WaxNax: Revolutionizing The Cannabis Concentrate Experience
In this episode I speak with WaxNax Co-Founders, Alex Kaplan and John Basar, about the benefits of their product, how it’s more environmentally friendly than the current standard, and why they recommend all cannabis organizations take a more sustainable route. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
13:04
January 21, 2019
Making Moves in the Cannabis Industry
In this episode I discuss how much the cannabis industry has changed in the past 3 years, who are the scary new players, what their involvement means, and what you can to do to make a difference and help the cause. ✌️ Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
15:41
December 12, 2018
Wish for Wheels
John speaks with Brad Appel who is the Founder/Executive Director of Wish for Wheels, a non-profit organization that gives 2nd graders in Title 1 Public Schools new bikes! Learn more about the organization, Brad’s history, and why he’s interested in collaborating with the cannabis industry. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
20:29
November 20, 2018
PufCreativ Company Update
PufCreativ CEO John Shute gives an official company update that includes the PufNetwork, Cannabis Doing Good, and even some motivation. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
07:04
October 31, 2018
Cannabis Doing Good
John speaks with Courtney Mathis of kindColorado about their recent collaboration CDG, a contagious platform for Cannabis Doing Good in the community. Their first event is Oct. 17 at Zuni Street Brewing Co. 5-8pm Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
16:20
September 27, 2018
Lit & Lucid Episode
John speaks with the Lit & Lucid Podcast Founders, Lucy Rose and Jarrod Mason. They touch on their podcast success, experiences, personal backgrounds, and the importance of cannabis education in such a rapidly evolving industry. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
23:46
September 06, 2018
Ryan Sterling, CEO GreenScreens
John and Ryan touch on Ryan’s past, his current role, the value of GreenScreens, PufCreativ, and the future of the cannabis retail experience. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
20:03
August 22, 2018
Patience is a virtue
Learn the importance of patience throughout the entire lifecycle of your projects. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
09:31
July 26, 2018
What’s Your Passion?
Spend time discovering yourself and what you’re passionate about. Find a way to incorporate your passions into your everyday life so you can find a balance. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
09:11
June 20, 2018
Comfortably Uncomfortable
Become comfortably uncomfortable and you just might find working through those uncomfortable situations ultimately helped you reach your goals. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
07:56
May 16, 2018
What does 420 mean to you?
The term 420 has been more commonly accepted and associated with cannabis consumption. What does the term mean to you? Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
09:12
April 17, 2018
Be a little crazy
Take your ideas to another level and do whatever you can to get your message out to the world. Take risks and plan for the worst. Embrace your individuality and be a little crazy. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
08:34
April 11, 2018
Event Planning 101: A Night of Awareness
Co-Founder John Shute provides guidelines to help make your next event a success, while using A Night of Awareness as an example. Tune in! Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
08:40
April 04, 2018
Transparency
Transparent communication is a key ingredient in reaching attainable goals and achieving fluent business functionality. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
03:52
March 22, 2018
Believe In Yourself
In today’s podcast, Co-Founder John Shute talks about PufCreativ’s first successful year as a startup, their event on March 31, and the concept believing in yourself. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
03:47
March 08, 2018
Seize The Moment
Always capitalize on opportunity when it presents itself. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
04:20
March 01, 2018
The Little Things
It’s the little things that bring everything together and make your business a success. Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
03:16
February 22, 2018
Take a deep breath.
Check out my first Podcast ever “Take a Deep Breath” Learn more about the PufCreativ Podcast and their cannabis marketing services by visiting: https://pufcreativ.com/
03:01
February 20, 2018