Let's be Blunt with Montel

Let's be Blunt with Montel

SERIOUS CANNABIS INFORMATION A cannabis lifestyle and interview show, "Let's Be Blunt" explores the intersection of cannabis, activism, health, and wellness. Hosted by Montel Williams, the podcast works to bridge the gap between common cannabis knowledge and in-depth research, while also giving high-profile guests a chance to “be blunt” about their lives, what they’re passionate about, and what they believe in. New Episodes every Thursday Also on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/letsbebluntwithmontel... Show More

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October 22, 2020 56 min
On this episode of Let’s Be Blunt, Montel talks with Dr Kenneth Perego, a practicing urologic oncology surgeon who has a strong background in research and new drug discovery. He serves as executive chairman of the board for One World Pharma, a cannabis cultivation company based in Columbia, alongside the companies CEO, legendary NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas. Dr. Perego discusses the endocannabinoid system, the latest in cannabis ...
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October 15, 2020 45 min
On this episode of Let’s Be Blunt with Montel, Emily Paxhia, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Poseidon Asset Management, talks with Montel about the business of raising capital and investing in the cannabis industry.  Emily is also a board member for the cannabis industry organizations, Athletes For Care, Marijuana Policy Project and The Initiative. https://www.poseidonassetmanagement.com https://www.mpp.org https://athletesf...
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October 8, 2020 42 min
The cannabis industry is projected to hot more than $30 billion in legal sales by 2025, and with this projection comes increasing job opportunities. Even with the onset of COVID, cannabis job prospects remain optimistic as the cannabis industry has proven to be recession resistant in recent months. On this episode of Let’s Be Blunt with Montel, Montel talks about these opportunities with Karson Humiston, founder & CEO of Vangst...
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Montel talks with Dr. Manisha Singal on this episode of Let’s be Blunt with Montel. Dr. Singal is the Chief Medical Officer of Bridgepoint Hospital in Washington DC and board certified internal medicine physician. She serves as a critical care physician in an ICU one mile from the US Capitol building on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. She is a proponent of medical cannabis and the author of The CBD Skincare Solution: The ...
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September 30, 2020 42 min
On this episode of Let’s Be Blunt with Montel, Montel talks to Karen O’Keefe, State Policy Director for the Marijuana Policy Project about the state of cannabis reform initiatives nationwide, including those that are on the ballot in November and some unexpected prospects for legislative reform in other states. Karen has been an instrumental player in the work of cannabis reform and this episode is can’t miss for those who care abo...
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September 24, 2020 37 min
Pepe Breton moved to the US from Mexico City at age 16. Not speaking any English when arriving in the United States, he practiced the language during high school classes and participated in acting courses. Determination and hard work allowed Pepe to graduate from high school early. He continued his education in college focusing on both marketing and business finance. Fully supporting himself and paying for school he worked numerous...
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Zeke is the embodiment of perseverance. The Detroit native inherited this valuable trait from his father, NBA Hall of Fame point guard, Isiah Thomas. He’s a renowned DJ, a sought after MC/Host, a dedicated Human Rights Advocate, and a forward-thinking businessman. Zeke serves as CMO of Isiah International and recently oversaw the companies acquisition of Vesl Oils in Colorado. https://www.isiahinternational.com This episode broug...
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September 10, 2020 51 min
Montel talks with his old friend and former caregiver, Guy Rocourt. Guy is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology and a Navy veteran who served as a technician and helmsman on nuclear submarines. He is an experienced cannabis entrepreneur, an expert grower, extractor and product development practitioner. He has designed and built cannabis manufacturing facilities in California, Nevada and Colorado. In addition to his t...
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September 3, 2020 53 min
Montel talks with Hollywood Icon Jim Belushi about his transition from Hollywood to cannabis cultivation, the impact of cannabis on his personal life, and his new show on Discovery “Growing Belushi”. This episode brought to you by MyBookie. Invest in your intuition. Use promo code BEBLUNT and double your first deposit. New players get up to $1,000 in free play - designed to add more excitement to the sports you love and the games ...
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August 27, 2020 31 min
Formerly a “celebrity jeweler for A-list stars” with clientele such as Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter, Rihanna, Kevin Hart, etc., Brooklyn native Alex Todd is now a cannabis connoisseur, working on cannabis products that are enjoyed by celebs like Lil Uzi Vert, Rick Ross, and Fetty Wap. Saucey Farms & Extracts is a luxury cannabis brand that currently offers a variety of products. The company teamed up with legendary hip hop artist Jim J...
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August 20, 2020 54 min
Imagine sitting in a cell for years, decades, or even life, convicted of an activity that is no longer a crime, while thousands of others build intergenerational wealth doing exactly the same thing. That is the situation for over 40,000 cannabis prisoners face today in the US alone, while countless others languish in jails and prisons worldwide. The last prisoner project is a non-profit coalition of cannabis leaders, executives, an...
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Danny Murr-Sloat lost 70 pounds and transitioned off of over 19 prescriptions, including opiates, for an array of medical conditions after he started consuming and growing cannabis. After experiencing such incredible benefits himself, he decided he wanted to do all he could to help others through the power of the cannabis plant. He is the co-founder of AlpineStash, a premier Colorado CRAFT cannabis grow. https://alpinstash.com ht...
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August 6, 2020 53 min
Dr Joseph Rosado holds degrees in clinical nutrition, chiropractic medicine, a medical degree and a MBA in Health Care Management. In 2018, he became a Diplomate of the American Academy of Cannabinoid Medicine. He is a published author of multiple articles for medical journals, as well as the bestselling book “Hope and Healing-A Case for Cannabis”. He is a co-owner of Coastal Cannabis Clinics and the Co-Medical Director for Minorit...
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Adriana Herrera is the founder and CEO/ CTO of EpicHint, a cannabis knowledge exchange that organizes the world’s credible cannabis information and makes it useful and accessible to grow cannabis careers and businesses. She was initially inspired to build EpicHint after her friend used cannabis to aid in his recovery from early-onset colon cancer and was provided poor product recommendations by Budtenders. Prior to Epic Hint, she b...
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SPECIAL EDITION In 2011, former U.S. Marine Amir Hekmati travelled to Iran to visit his aging grandmother. Shortly before he was scheduled to return to the U.S., he was arrested and taken hostage by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps. He was at one time sentenced to death and was finally released on January 26, 2016 after nearly 5 years in an Iranian prison. Amir recently released his memoir titled “Crossfire - Trapped in the US...
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July 23, 2020 42 min
Stormy Simon is a self-taught, visionary leader and entrepreneur. She is an e-commerce pioneer, corporate executive, cannabis activist, and now a 2020 candidate for the District 21 seat in the Utah State House of Representatives. Stormy shares her experiences on her path from a temp position to becoming President of Overtstock.com, a path she then replicated in the cannabis industry. Next on the list, tackling the political arena i...
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July 16, 2020 38 min
In a world consumed by A-List celebrity media and viral ad campaigns, it makes you wonder who the people are behind the content that everybody loves. Not only has Detroit-based influencer Jessica Golich experienced significant success photographing musicians and covering large festivals like Coachella, but her appetite for life has led her to brand partnerships with some of the biggest names in the Cannabis. Jessica chats with Mont...
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July 9, 2020 46 min
Jon Franks, Montel’s Senior Advisor and the President of LUCID STRATEGIES returns to Let’s be Blunt to discuss the increasingly crazy politicization of mask-wearing in this time of COVID-19. Across the country, as a result of increasing politicization of masks, good people have been misled about masks by false information like “masks cause hypoxia” (or CO2 poisoning). In this episode, Jon wears a 3m N-95 mask with no exhalation val...
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Success Center is a community based organization that was founded 35 years ago by Superior Court Judges in San Francisco to provide education and employment opportunities to youth in juvenile detention facilities. The program has recently expanded to include Equity for Industry training and workshops for those interested in the cannabis industry. Liz Jackson-Simpson, CEO of Success Centers, and Angela White, Program Manager for Equ...
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After several years of touring and recording professionally as a saxophonist, Jeffrey decided his skill set would be best served on the business side of the entertainment industry, and headed to Law School. Jeffrey is now a partner at Vicente Sederberg LLP, where he focuses his practice on advising companies, brands, entertainment and media properties, other law firms, and investors on how to navigate the California cannabis market...
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