Let's be Blunt with Montel

Let's be Blunt with Montel

SERIOUS CANNABIS INFORMATIONA 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

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December 2, 2021 73 min
Vera Twomey’s daughter Ava suffered up to 100 seizures a day, and Vera feared that without cannabis, Ava could die. In her book “For Ava” dedicated to her daughter, she writes “ I strove to think of a way to alleviate her suffering and give her a chance at a better, healthier life.” Vera has been a fierce and relentless advocate for access to medical cannabis in Ireland, after discovering it could help her daughter Ava when nothing...
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On this episode of Let’s be Blunt, Montel talks with the co-founders of Space Coyote, Scott Sundvor and Libby Cooper, about why their brand is unique and the approach has driven them and their company to success. Scott & Libby discuss how cannabis can enhance ones artistic creativity amongst the many other benefits. Space Coyote is a pre-roll company that combines high-quality flower with high-quality, potent extracts. Since th...
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November 25, 2021 53 min
On this episode of Let’s be Blunt Montel chats with Chloe Weber, a doctor of Chinese Medicine and a licensed acupuncturist. When her son Remy was born with a rare genetic disorder, she began studying the benefits of CBD, and realized that combining CBD with Chinese herbs could provide relief for her sons tremors and seizures. She is the owner and co-founder of Radical Roots Herbs, an herbal company that uses the power of full spect...
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November 18, 2021 32 min
Montel speaks with Angela Arena on this episode of Let’s be Blunt. Angela earned her MBA & MS from Boston University where she also studied as an undergrad. She was a business executive in the fast-paced tech world, juggling a career and parenthood when she began experiencing severe insomnia due to stress and decided it was time for a change. She is the founder of Kind Lab, a radical plant-based wellness company specializing in...
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On this episode of Let’s Be Blunt, Montel talks with the Co-founders of Freshly Baked, Philip Smith & Jenny Roseman. Philip and Jenny are both disabled veterans suffering from service-related PTSD. Cannabis has been a lifesaver for them both in managing their PTSD, which in turn prompted them to focus their careers on sharing that gift with others whom it might help. They were awarded cannabis licenses in Massachusetts as part ...
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November 9, 2021 56 min
In 2018 Michigan became the first state in the midwest to legalize the possession and sale of cannabis for adult use. 2018 also marked a historic injustice when a husband and father of three was sentenced to five and a half years in prison for his operation of a Detroit city-sanctioned medical cannabis dispensary. On this episode of Let’s Be Blunt, Montel speaks to Rudi Gammo by phone from the Michigan State prison, where he has no...
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Montel talks with Winston McCauley on this episode of Let’s Be Blunt. Winston holds a Master’s in Business Administration from St. Xavier University with a concentration in Project Management and a Bachelor's Degree in Management and Information Technology from Aurora University. He has served as an adjunct professor at City Colleges of Chicago. He is also a member of the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) Diversity,...
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October 28, 2021 64 min
Montel talks with Greta Brandt on this episode of Let’s Be Blunt. Greta is pioneering the cannabis industry with her brands and paving the way for women who want to be in the industry. She’s the President of The Flower Shop, Arizona, True North Organics, and Perfect Earth Apothecary of Utah. She serves as a board member and officer for two not-for-profit corporations, running a total of 5 dispensaries and 4 cultivation sites betwee...
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October 21, 2021 55 min
Montel talks with Dr Mikhail Kogan on this episode of Free Thinking, about his new book “Medical Marijuana: Dr. Kogan's Evidence-Based Guide to the Health Benefits of Cannabis and CBD “. Dr Kogan is a geriatrician with the GW Medical Faculty Associates and an associate professor of Medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. His commitment to the importance of integrating different hea...
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October 14, 2021 61 min
On this episode of Let’s Be Blunt, Montel talks with Dashheda Dawson, the founder of The WeedHead & Company, author of the bestselling workbook, How to Succeed in the Cannabis Industry, 3rd Edition and co-host of the She Blaze podcast. She’s a corporate-to-cannabis crossover pioneer and world-renowned cannabis business strategist with experience as an industry educator, senior executive leader and strategy expert for multiple c...
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BEST INTERVIEW On this episode of Let’s Be Blunt, Montel talks with actress, comedian, writer and producer, Chaunte Wayans. Chaunte shares her battle with alcohol and how cannabis has helped her maintain her sobriety. She is an advocate for LGBTQ rights, mental health and addiction. She grew up in New York surrounded by her talented uncles Keenan, Damon, Marlon & Shawn Wayans. She studied filmmaking at UCLA and got her start in...
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Jim Belushi is back along with his friend Jeremy Corrao on this epsiode fo Let’s Be Blunt with Montel. Jeremy turned his lifelong passion for growing cannabis, into a career in 2004 when he and his wife opened their first hydroponics retail store. Today he is the Vice President of GrowGeneration Management Corp, the nation’s largest chain of specialty hydroponic and organic garden centers. Jim & Jeremy share their tips on growi...
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September 30, 2021 70 min
Montel speaks with Earl Carruthers on this episode of Let’s be Blunt, In 2012, Earl was pulled over while carrying what he thought to be a legal amount of medical marijuana for himself and four other patients. Rather than count how much cannabis they contained — which was within the limits of the law — the prosecution counted the total weight of the brownies. “The jury perceived me as another black guy with marijuana, and I was fou...
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September 27, 2021 59 min
Montel talks with National Cannabis Party co-founders, Redman and Sephida Artis-Mills on this episode of Let’s be Blunt. The NCP ’s goal is to develop programs to promote equity empowerment for the people. The purpose for these programs is to create tangible resources that provide real opportunities, addressing economic disparities and irreparable damage caused by the war on drugs and federal prohibition of cannabis. Sephida Artis-...
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Homeostasis, from the Greek words for "same" and "steady," refers to any process that living things use to actively maintain fairly stable conditions necessary for survival. Montel talks with Sarah Polansky on this epsiode of Let’s Be Blunt, who suffered from chronic health issues ranging from Lyme’s disease to severe digestive issues. After experiencing the benefits of cannabinoids and adaptogens separately, she fo...
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September 16, 2021 41 min
On this epsiode of Let’s Be Blunt, Montel talks with Kevin Greene, founder of the Cleveland School of Cannabis. Kevin has been focused on the equitable development of community and business his entire professional career and continues to commit to having a social impact through economic growth and advancement of his communities. The Cleveland School of Cannabis offeres state approved certificate programs that provide education in 3...
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September 9, 2021 55 min
On this episode of Let’s Be Blunt, Dr Desta Meghooo joins Montel to talk about cannabis and social equity from a global perspective. Dr Meghoo is a cannabis activist, writer, author, community leader, and creative consultant. She has managed the careers of icons such as Augustus Pablo, Rita Marley and Judy Mowatt and served as the Managing Director of the Bob Marley Foundation. She earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Fl...
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September 2, 2021 56 min
Jessica Golich is back on Let’s Be Blunt to talk to Montel about her new book, Opening the Cosmic Doors. They also discuss the current political climate and everything cannabis. Jessica is an Entrepreneur, Cannabis Influencer, TikToker, and Author and is one of the biggest Music Journalists and Photographers in the world. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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Today’s Let’s Be Blunt with Montel guest, Laura Bianchi, is one of the nation’s leading experts in cannabis and hemp law. She is a shareholder and partner at Bianchi and Brandt in Scottsdale, Arizona, and co-founder and President of Cannaboss Advisors, an international cannabis consulting firm. Her extensive knowledge and experience has awarded her “Top 100 Cannabis Attorneys In Arizona” along with a “Women Leaders In The Cannabis ...
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On this episode of Let’s be Blunt with Montel, Jesse shares with Montel his journey back from the brink of severe depression and anxiety through Ayahuasca therapy. Jesse Gould graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Economics.  After graduating college, he worked briefly in investment banking before deciding to join the Army. He became an Army Ranger and served in 3 combat deployments. After his military service, profess...
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