About This Show
On CBD Radio, David James Weale brings you inspiring conversations to help you understand and harness the power of your own mind.
Our mission is to do our part to dissolve the stigma around cannabis and CBD and help bring its many other benefits into the light.
An interview-based podcast diving into discussions about cannabis, sex, fear, performance, truth, spirituality, mindfulness and other interesting topics facing society today.
Most Recent Episode
Ep 28 - Brandon Pitcher
Brandon Pitcher is an award-winning developer, change agent, and educator; sharing his passion for social and ecological entrepreneurship, systems thinking, and sustainability for over 15 years. Brandon is the CEO of Blue Circle Developments, one of the larger players in the hemp and cbd world in the US and the first fully certified organic hemp producer.
In this episode of CBD radio, we dig into all sorts of things about cbd and the hemp industry in general. We talk about his background, his company, where he sees things going, what challenges they’re facing now, the legal situation of the industry, some of the other companies they’re invested in, and what he sees coming in the future for the industry.
1:45 - Background on how Brandon got involved in the industry.
4:00 - Being the first certified organic cbd producer in the US.
4:45 - Some of the other companies that Blue Circle developments have under their umbrella.
8:00 - Forward thinking, research, etc.
9:15 - What does Brandon believe?
10:45 - Where does CBD stand legally right now in the US?
13:00 - The industrial hemp farming act.
15:30 - Biggest challenges in the industry right now.
16:45 - What it took to get certified as organic.
19:15 - What’s the difference between organic and not?
22:00 - What the process of investing in new companies look like for you?
25:00 - Is his company more front facing with clients or more focused on managing the parts that are?
26:00 - What are some of the things you’re seeing people have success using CBD with?
29:15 - Moving from anecdotal evidence to proof.
30:15 - How the US and Canadian hemp industries interact.
32:00 - Where you can grow hemp in the US right now.
33:00 - Differences between cannabis and hemp as far as the law goes.
34:15 - Using hemp flower (buds) for smoking vs producing cbd oil.
36:00 - Where Brandon sees the industry going over the coming years.
36:45 - Blue Circle developments goals for their own growth.
38:30 - Advice for those thinking of getting into the industry.
40:00 - More about Evo Hemp
41:30 - How hemp hearts differ from hemp cbd products.
42:30 - How can people learn more about hemp and cbd?
43:30 - What are they excited about going forward?
45:00 - How to connect with Bra