“Soul D’Licious Infused”
Each podcast episode will include different topics on the Nevada cannabis industry, as well as special guests. We’ll interview different people from across the industry and discuss all kinds of topics from the pros and cons of different extracts to cannabis trends, to the stories behind people who work in cannabis. We will also discuss our recent partnership with Soul D’Licious Seasonings to create the first THC and CBD infused spices!
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Episode #31 - 01/09/21 - John Hudak (Part 2 of 2) and CBD & Epilepsy
Episode #30 - 01/02/21 - Author & Policy Analyst John Hudak (Part 1 of 2)
Episode #29 - 12/19/20 - Tyler with Exhale Cannabis Dispensary
Episode #28 - 12/12/20 - Cannabis Legalization News Network
Stephanie and Ben interview lawyer Thomas Howard and Miggy420 from the Cannabis Legalization News podcast. Additionally, Stephanie discusses the “gateway drug” myth and the studies that disprove this antiquated look at the cannabis plant.
Episode #27 - 12/5/20 - Josh & Albert of Ativa Talent
Episode #26 - 11/28/20 - Stephanie Shehan
Episode #25 - 11/21/20 - Holistic Healer Rara Rivera
Stephanie and Ben interview RaRa Rivera who’s been in the Nevada cannabis industry since 2015. Prior to her entrance into the cannabis industry, RaRa was a nurse, a traveling performer, and an herbalist. She got into cannabis at a young age and began using it as a sleep aid and relaxant. Later, she would develop a cannabis mom’s group after dealing with postpartum anxiety and depression.
Episode #24 - 11/14/20 - My Hemp Fairy Ayako Monsell
Stephanie and Ben interview Ayako Monsell, aka “My Hemp Fairy.” Ayako is a patient consultant who assists people with recommendations for cannabis treatment options.
Known as “My Hemp Fairy,” Ayako discusses their role as a consultant and how they determine the best cannabis recommendations for each patient. This includes the importance of adding depth to the common generic recommendations of either Indica or Sativa. Additionally, they discuss the value of various terpenes. Finally, they discuss the endocannabinoid system and the results someone may expect when using cannabis to treat mental and physical pain.
Episode #23 - 11/07/20 - Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Ben and Bea talk about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. They discuss common types of OCD symptoms. OCD diagnosis usually involves repetitive behaviors that are uncontrollable or undesirable. Additionally, they may cause significant distress or problems in day-to-day life. Common forms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder may manifest in different ways. These include taboo thoughts, lack of control, anxiety, repeatedly checking things, excessive cleaning, and more.
Additionally, Bea and Ben discuss the application of cannabis to treat OCD. Apparently, smoking cannabis can help decrease OCD tendencies by half. This occurs within a period of 4 hours or less. Finally, the two talk about a helpful app that can help you track your cannabis use to share with your healthcare provider.
Episode #22 - 10/31/20 - Tick Segerblom
Stephanie and Ben interview Tick Segerblom, the “Godfather of Cannabis” in Nevada. The former state senator and current Clark Country Commissioner talks about opening up consumption lounges in Nevada, his ideas on how to bring more women and people of color into ownership positions in the industry, and his vision for Las Vegas as a cannabis tourist destination.
Episode #21 - 10/24/20 - Blackbird Delivery Service
Stephanie and Ben interview Jamal Barghouti and Haleigh Hoff of Blackbird cannabis delivery service. They provide a primer for how cannabis delivery works for consumers, how COVID disrupted the way consumers and patients purchase marijuana, and what resulting purchasing patterns are here to stay. Finally, they discuss how they protect drivers carrying around highly valuable products.
Episode #20 - 10/17/20 - Chef Jesse Garza
Episode #19 - 10/10/20 - Maribel Mendez Gomez of GFive Cultivation
Stephanie and Ben interview Maribel Mendez Gomez – CFO and owner of GFive Cultivation in Las Vegas. Maribel talks about how she got into the industry, her thoughts on why so few minorities and women own or run cannabis cultivation and production companies in Nevada, and the need to provide more education on cannabis to people who are intimidated by or have misconceptions about consuming it.
Episode #18 - 10/03/20 - Cannabis & Immigration
Benjamin Bey of Soul D’licious Infused and Stephanie Magurno of THC Production, LLC talk cannabis and immigration – how working in the industry has affected the citizenship applications of US legal residents, the possible impact on green card renewals, and even how owning a cannabis company in the US could lead to citizens of foreign countries being denied entry into the US.
Episode #17 - 09/26/20 - Cannabis Facts & Fallacies
Benjamin Bey of Soul D’licious Infused and guest host Bea Martinez of THC Production, LLC discuss fun facts and fallacies about cannabis. Apparently, there is a “fact” going around right now about ancient cannabis use, and it’s time to set the record straight. Additionally, Bea also discusses places where cannabis is legal and the facts and fallacies associated with legalization around the world.
Episode #16 - 09/19/20 - World War Weed
Episode #15 - 09/12/20 - Media Sensationalism
Benjamin Bey of Soul D’licious Seasonings and co-host Stephanie Magurno of THC Production, LLC talk about various cannabis studies and news articles. The two discuss various publications and studies involving cannabis use and analyze a variety of sources for media bias. Finally, they talk about truths, half-truths, and sensationalism surrounding marijuana use.
Episode #14 - 09/05/20 - Zulema Lino
In this episode, Benjamin Bey and Stephanie interview a very special budtender – Zulema Lino of Essence Cannabis Dispensary in Las Vegas.
In 2019, Zulema Lino was presented with the CBD Award. According to the criteria, the CBD Award goes to a budtender who’s a ‘bonafide CBD expert who knows the attributes, history, and evolution of the many variations of CBD, has the expertise to help guide anyone to the perfect remedy, and who sets the bar high when promoting a better future and lifestyle through natural healing.”
Episode #13 - 08/29/20 - Cannabinoids (Part 2)
Episode #12 - 08/22/20 - Cannabinoids (Part 1)
Benjamin Bey of Soul D’licious Infused and Bea Martinez of THC Production, LLC have a detailed discussion about cannabinoids. Bea discusses the 100+ cannabinoids in the cannabis and hemp, and the thin line between the two plants. Additionally, she discusses trichomes and their value to the plants and humans.
Episode #11 - 08/15/20 - Terpenes
Ben and co-host Bea Martinez of THC Production, LLC talk terpenes. Bea discusses her role in biochemistry, analytical chemistry, electrochemistry, and nuclear chemistry. Additionally, Bea talks about the uses and benefits of various terpene oils.
Episode #10 - 08/08/20 - Great Basing Brewing Company
Episode #9 - 08/01/20 - COVID and Cannabis
Stephanie Magurno of THC Production, LLC talks about recent headlines about COVID-19 and the apparent benefits that Cannabis may have on fighting the virus.
She chose to do this because there are many misleading headlines being shared online and on the news. Stephanie’s goal is to give you the real deal and spread some knowledge about the relationship between COVID and cannabis.
Episode #8 - 07/25/20 - Ryan Wilcox
Benjamin Bey of Soul D’licious Seasonings and co-host Stephanie Magurno of THC Production, LLC interview Ryan Wilcox of Cannaxil. Ryan talks about his work in the CBD market and CBD uses.
Additionally, Ryan discusses the anti-inflammatory properties of CBD and the effects new users should expect. Finally, he discusses CBD & Opioid pain meds and his preference for high-potency CBD.
Episode #7 - 07/18/20 - DB Labs
Episode #6 - 07/11/20 - ACC Industries
Ben & Stephanie interview Gabe Martinez and Brett Nelson of ACC Industries; a cannabis flower producer based out of Pahrump, NV. They discuss the value of terpenes, quality control, cultivation, preservation, and the Supreme Cannabis brand.
Episode #5 - 07/04/20 - Green Thumb Industries
Benjamin Bey of Soul D’licious Seasonings and co-host Stephanie Magurno of THC Production, LLC interview Kristal Royal; regional retail director of GTI (Green Thumb Industries). First off, Kristal discusses health issues and soul-searching that lead her to change career paths. Additionally, she talks about cannabis education and social responsibility.
Episode #4 - 06/27/20 - Taproot Holdings
Benjamin Bey of Soul D’licious Seasonings and co-host Stephanie Magurno of THC Production, LLC interview Ian Wood of Taproot Holdings. Ian talks about cannabis extracts and different extraction methods including solventless, hydrocarbon, CO2, ethanol, butane, and more.
Episode #3 - 06/20/20 - Frank Hawkins of Nevada Wellness Center
Benjamin Bey of Soul D’licious Seasonings introduces and co-host Stephanie Magurno of THC Production, LLC interview Frank Hawkins, the owner of Las Vegas cannabis dispensary Nevada Wellness Center. Frank Hawkins, a former professional football player talks about his introduction to the legal cannabis industry, being a black minority cannabis business owner, and the struggles of the emerging cannabis industry. Additionally, Frank discusses the issues facing the industry during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. Finally, Frank talks about his use of Experience Premium Cannabis tinctures for pain relief.
Episode #2 - 06/13/20 - Cannabis Chemist Bea Martinez
Benjamin Bey of Soul D’licious Seasonings and co-host Stephanie Magurno of THC Production, LLC interview Bea Martinez of THC OMG Labs in Las Vegas. Bea Martinez is the head extraction chemist at the THC Production lab. Bea discusses how she works with CBD and cannabis extraction, her mission to help the world, and her hands-on experimentation with the cannabis plant.
Episode #1 - 06/06/20 - An Introduction
An introduction to Benjamin Bey of Soul D’licious Seasonings and an interview with co-host Stephanie Magurno of THC Production, LLC. The two introduce each other and talk about what the show will entail in the future. Stephanie gives a rundown of the products produced by her company including THC and CBD tinctures, Afghani Hash, chocolate edibles, infused gummies, and more.