52 minutes | Nov 15, 2016
Election Recap: What Does the 2016 Election Mean for the Future of Cannabis?
In the season finale of Everyday Cannabis with Eva Sativa, Eva is joined by the father of Nevada’s medical cannabis legislation, Nevada State Senator Tick Segerblom, and Greenlight Drafts co-founder Rebecca Gasca. In the wake of this groundbreaking 2016 election, in which eight states passed either adult use or medical cannabis initiatives, Eva, Rebecca, and Senator Segerblom discuss the national election results and what this sweeping victory could mean for the future of cannabis in Nevada and nationwide. Tune in Tuesday at 4pm PST/7pm EST and hear what’s in store for the next big industry in the U.S.
55 minutes | Nov 8, 2016
Can Budding Businesses Still Bloom in the Big Marijuana Marketplace?
On this special Election Day episode, as nine states vote on legalization measures expanding the possibility of the growing industry even further, Eva discusses barriers to entry in the blossoming cannabis industry. Can small cannabusinesses still start up and survive--even thrive, or has so-called Big Marijuana, and the price of entry, made it impossible? Co-founders of Greenlight Drafts, Rebecca Gasca and Sarah Krings-Lien join Eva on the show to discuss these very questions. Greenlight Drafts is a subsidiary of Pistil and Stigma, a government and relations consulting firm that has worked in and advised on medical cannabis licensing proposals with clients and partners from over eleven states, as well as Canada and Puerto Rico. Greenlight Drafts offers affordable operating plans, policies, and procedures that help level the playing field. If you’re looking for your shot to enter the cannabis industry, this episode is for you. Tune in and toke up with Eva Sativa, Tuesday at 4pm PST.
55 minutes | Nov 1, 2016
Hope Springs Eternal Pt. 2: Medical Cannabis Patient Success Stories
On the first episode of Hope Springs Eternal, medical cannabis patient Mary L. Webber shared her experience with utilizing cannabis to mitigate her Multiple Sclerosis symptoms, and Andrew Smith-Mebust, a medical cannabis patient living with Parkinsonism, Chronic Fatigue, and Chronic Migraines, began to tell his story of how medical cannabis changed his life. In Hope Springs Eternal Pt. 2, you’ll hear the rest of Andrew’s incredible story, and also from neurologist Dr. Stephanie Jackson, whose holistic medicine practice has allowed her to see the benefits of cannabis as an alternative path to pharmaceuticals. For real stories from real patients and the doctor who has the courage to treat them, don’t miss this episode of Everyday Cannabis with Eva Sativa.
58 minutes | Oct 25, 2016
Road Trip to the Emerald Triangle: Smoke Sesh with Swami and Nikki
Eva and Boris, joined by co-hosts Sarah Krings-Lien and Cannabis Cup Judge Katie Reiter, take the show on the road to the heart of California’s cannabis industry: The Emerald Triangle. This week's guests are expert cannabis cultivators and connoisseurs, and founders of Swami Select, Swami Chaitanya and Nikki Lastreto, who have graciously opened their ranch so Eva can show the world the soul of the famous Mendocino cannabis. Together, Nikki and Swami bring a deep love and respect to their craft, utilizing organic methods and their own soil and compost teas to bring cultivate premium sun, moon, and star grown cannabis. Their continued advocacy for the incredible cannabis plant, and their respect for its cultivation brings a nuanced and educational discussion to the table about the future of the cannabis industry as California prepares for legalization. Tune in and toke up with Eva as she samples some Swami Select and explores a different side of the industry!
53 minutes | Oct 18, 2016
Hope Springs Eternal: Real Stories from Real Patients
On this very special show of Everyday Cannabis, Eva Sativa and Boris the Service Dog are joined by Andrew Smith-Mebust and Mary L. Webber, two medical cannabis patients from Nevada who, like Eva, have found a new quality of life thanks to medical cannabis. Andrew is a patient living with Parkinsonism, Chronic Fatigue, and Chronic Migraines, and thanks to cannabis, is no longer wheelchair-bound, but enjoys a healthy life practicing swimming, yoga, cycling, and boxing. Mary was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis -MS- nine years ago and through medical cannabis has found alleviation for intense nerve pain and muscle spasticity. Also on this heartfelt show, neurologist Dr. Stephanie Jackson discusses the use of medical cannabis as a holistic and alternative path to pharmaceuticals. Tune in to hear real stories from real patients and the doctor who has the courage to treat them, only on Everyday Cannabis with Eva Sativa.
52 minutes | Oct 11, 2016
Cannabis 101: The Endocannabinoid System and Opioid Addiction
This week on Everyday Cannabis with Eva Sativa, Eva and her boo Boris the Service Dog are joined by co-hosts Katie Reiter and Rebecca Gasca to give you the quick and dirty Cannabis 101 lesson you’ve been waiting for. Dr. Dustin Sulak, a renowned integrative medicine physician, incredible patient advocate, and founder of Integr8 Health and Healer.com, is here to tell us all about the endocannabinoid system and the age-old healing properties of cannabis. Also on this thought-provoking episode, Eva Sativa covers a controversial topic that is plaguing the nation: The Opioid Epidemic. Is cannabis a solution to the growing opioid epidemic? Find out the answer to this question and more on this fact-filled episode of Everyday Cannabis with Eva Sativa.
58 minutes | Oct 4, 2016
The Road to Cannabis Legalization in California: Meet the Friends of Prop 64
This week Eva, Boris, and co-host Katie Reiter will be discussing California’s much-awaited adult use cannabis ballot initiative--Proposition 64 aka AUMA. This week’s guests are experts on Prop 64 and will help navigate the ins and outs of Prop 64, answering the tough questions and predicting how legalization in the nation’s 6th largest economy will impact the cannabis industry. Guests include the Fired Up Lawyer, Lauren Vazquez. Lauren has worked for over a decade to end cannabis prohibition and advance alternatives to the failed war on drugs. Also joining Eva this week are legendary cannabis activists and experts Chris Conrad and Mikki Norris, who have recently spearheaded the outreach project called Friends of Prop 64. Chris and Mikki have been advocating for drug policy reform since the late 80s and have been instrumental in educating the public on the many uses of this miracle plant.
53 minutes | Sep 27, 2016
Girl Talk... With NFL'er Eugene Monroe
This week on Everyday Cannabis with Eva Sativa, Eva, Boris the Service Dog, and co-host Katie Reiter explore the controversial concept of coming out of the cannabis closet and the health benefits of using cannabis. With an exciting interview from former Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle and current cannabis advocate Eugene Monroe, Eva discusses the journey Monroe has taken entering the cannabis industry, and how cannabis has been incredibly beneficial for his injuries. With advocates like Eva Sativa and Eugene Monroe, we can help open minds and educate about the wonderful healing properties of this miracle plant. So tune in, toke up, and if you feel so inspired, stand up, speak out, and come out as green with no sticks, no seeds, and no shame!
55 minutes | Sep 20, 2016
NORML-izing Cannabis: Legalization's Past and Future
This week on Everyday Cannabis with Eva Sativa we’re giving you the state of the states. Is cannabis legal in your state? Will you be voting on legalization this November? What has the fight been like to legalize cannabis in the United States? Eva Sativa, Boris the Service Dog, and co-host Rebecca Gasca talk with Keith Stroup, the founder and current legal counsel for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws -NORML-, a public interest lobby based in Washington, DC that, for more than 40 years, has provided a voice in the public policy arena for the millions of otherwise law-abiding Americans who consume cannabis responsibly. Sit back and enjoy the show as we talk with Keith Stroup about his experience at the forefront of the cannabis legalization movement.
57 minutes | Sep 13, 2016
WOW MOM - Parents and Cannabis Issues
This weeks episode is live, in front of a patient and industry audience at our monthly WECAN775 meeting at Bighorn Bar in the Biggest Little City of Reno Nevada! Eva Sativa and Boris of course, are excited to discuss the topic of being a Mom, or parent, and a patient, cannabis industry worker, or parent of a patient and the challenges and issues this raises with Q and A and audience participation. I am very excited to have with us CBD CeCe, my Co-Chair of the NNV Chapter of WECAN, founder of the Cannabis Network, and more, Sarah Rosenfeld, Medical Marijuana Establishment Owner and Sarah Krings-Lien Director of Research for Pistil - Stigma and Greenlight Drafts - And ALL of them Mothers, and great ones might I add. We will tackle the tough issues and answer questions about this very thought provoking and often sensitive issue by going to the source - The MOM'S that know.
51 minutes | Sep 6, 2016
Florida - From Orange Groves to Tangerine Dreams-Guest Ben Pollara
Eva Sativa, Boris the service dog, and co-host Katie Reiter converse with guest Ben Pollara, Campaign Manager for United for Care - People United for Medical Marijuana in Eva's home state - Florida. They respond to a listener question about different methods of using cannabis, other than smoking, review some CBD lotions and discuss the state of the state of Florida's cannabis laws - and the hard work done on Amendment 2 last time around, only to fall victim to Florida math, losing despite a 58 percent vote supporting. Ben explains this years ballot initiative and they discuss their hopes and fears for the industry in the future. The show closes with an educational segment on limonene, a pharmacologically active terpene, commonly found in cannabis.
51 minutes | Aug 30, 2016
Hemp will save the world!
On this weeks show, Eva, Boris the service dog, and co-host Katie Reiter talk hemp, with expert Eric Carlson, who serves as Director of Hemp Affairs for the National Cannabis Chamber of Commerce. He is also the Managing Partner of New Forest Agriculture. We discuss what's happening on a national level when it comes to industrial hemp. We find out the most profitable aspect people are capitalizing on when it comes to hemp and who is currently making money. We also learn what forces are working against the hemp industry, and trying to prevent it from reaching its full potential, as well as what the future holds for this promising industry that has so many, many practical applications. Definitely tune in for do some product reviews of CBD vapes and talk about the confusing language of hemp vs cannabis derived on labels and how to know you have a good product. Tune in for an engaging, educational, and fun show!
51 minutes | Aug 23, 2016
Pilot - Boris's Big Debut
Eva Sativa and her service dog Boris welcome the audience to the world of cannabis by exploring her personal journey from patient to advocate and entrepreneur. Listeners get a taste of recurring segments like product reviews, news round-ups and cannabis 'mythconceptions'. Future episode themes and guests are previewed, and Eva introduces her co-hosts, Rebecca Gasca, CEO of international cannabis consulting firm Pistil - Stigma, and Katie Reiter, cannabis policy wonk, patient and High Times Cannabis Cup Judge.