Las Vegas Sessions continue with legendary cannabis advocate Jamie Shaw getting into the weeds on ITW Podcast
On episode 67 of Puff Digital’s Into The Weeds Podcast Ben and Bubba catch up with legendary Canadian cannabis advocate, Jamie Shaw. Jamie is currently working with Shelter as Communications & Culture Director. This episode was shot in Las Vegas in December while Bubba and Ben were attending MJ Biz Con. Jamie was instrumental in defending traditional market consumer rights. She is an outspoken warrior for cannabis access pre-legalization.
ITW: About Jamie Shaw
Jamie Shaw is the only court-certified expert on the cannabis retail industry in Canada. She was a witness in the Allard trial that won patients the right to grow for themselves. Jamie successfully lobbied for and consulted on dispensary regulations in Vancouver, Victoria and other Canadian municipalities. As a result, she served President of the Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries.
Shaw is a former Director of the BC Compassion Club Society and a founding partner of Groundwork Consulting. Shaw co-authored the Lift Retail Cannabis Training Course. She teaches at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Jamie sits on various boards and advisories including the BC Independent Cannabis Association and currently serves as Director of Communications and Culture for Shelter.
ITW: Jamie Shaw Episode Quotes
What motivated Jamie as an advocate for legalization – “The whole reasoning for prohibition in the first place, the social justice aspect, has always pissed me off”
Jamie on buying from dealers you didn’t know in the early days – “In Edmonton for example, in minus 50 degree weather, I bought a chunk of hash that turned out to be road tar”
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ITW 67: Episode Description
On episode 67 of Puff Digital’s Into The Weeds Podcast Ben & Bubba catch up with legendary cannabis advocate Jamie Shaw and find out how she got into the weeds.
About Puff Digital’s Into The Weeds
Puff Digital’s Into The Weeds (ITW) is an hour-long podcast known for its conversational flow and notable, intriguing quests. ITW features hosts Ben Rispin, Efrem Martinez-Shulz (Death By Stereo, Voodoo Glow Skulls), and industry-expert Bubba Nicholson (Thrive Cannabis). Every episode finds hosts discussing the state of the cannabis marketplace and its various nuances. Tastemakers from across the entertainment and cannabis landscape share how they “got Into the Weeds”.
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