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Israeli Cannabis Companies

In this episode, we speak with Sara Gluck from the America Israel Cannabis Association. AICA was started in 2015 in order to foster collaboration between North American and Israeli cannabis companies and individuals. AICA provides value to not only members but to the larger cannabis community in a number of ways. Sara is an experienced healthcare entrepreneur that fell into the cannabis space. Sara has experience in consulting, marketing, and operations roles for both her own and other companies. She received her MBA from the University of Virginia – Darden and her B.S. in Advertising from the University of Texas – Austin. She currently resides in Denver with her dog, Lily.


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Innovators And Pioneers Of The Cannabis Industry

In this episode, we are joined by Dr. John Oram of NUG Inc. NUG is an Oakland-based, vertically-integrated cannabis company with strong historical growth and performance. From its cutting-edge technology to its award-winning products and dedication to community involvement, the company is comprised of true creators, innovators, and pioneers, taking pride in their craft in an organic and efficient style that sets the industry wide standard from seed to sale. The company was founded in 2014 and houses the largest cultivation operation in Northern California across three facilities, along with world-class R&D, extraction, distillation, and post-processing laboratories. Dr. Oram holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in environmental chemistry and engineering from the University of California Los Angeles and bachelor’s degrees in analytical chemistry and biochemistry from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr. Oram. has a deep knowledge of Cannabis and the Cannabis industry. Co-founded CW Analytical Laboratories to establish standardized testing and certification protocols to ensure the safety and quality of medical Cannabis. CW Analytical Laboratories is now recognized as the most trusted analytical laboratory in California.


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Food Safety In The Cannabis Industry

In this episode, we speak with Trevor Morones, the CEO and President of Control Point. They secured Control Point through U.S. Patent and Trademark Office the dot com was unavailable therefore they locked in dot consulting. That term is often spoken with a bitter taste due to the consulting world filled with billable hours and unseen results. This led Control Point to be liaisons, where work is performed on the line or in the trenches to engage with teams. They discuss the big-picture challenges and needs of the cannabis industry as it relates to food safety, as well as the ideal as far as food safety regulations go, plus what lessons can we learn from other non-cannabis food safety controls industry, like the fresh produce or meat industry.


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Food Safety In The Cannabis Industry

In this episode, we speak with Trevor Morones, the CEO and President of Control Point about food safety in the cannabis industry.  When they secured Control Point through U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the dot com was unavailable therefore they locked in dot consulting. That term is often spoken with a bitter taste due to the consulting world filled with billable hours and unseen results. This led Control Point to be liaisons, where work is performed on the line or in the trenches to engage with teams. They discuss the big-picture challenges and needs of the cannabis industry as it relates to food safety, as well as the ideal as far as food safety regulations go, and what lessons can we learn from other non-cannabis food safety controls industry, like the fresh produce or meat industry. Find out more about Trevor and Control Point at controlpoint.consulting/profile