The Conscious Cannabis Club Podcast

Episode 8

Episode 8

Amandine on the Importance of Finding your People 

We are the sum of the five people we spend the most time with, and when you’re running a conscious business, you want to be particularly intentional about who you’re spending time with. Not only that but the challenges of the entrepreneurial journey mean that you need people who will be able to understand and support you as you grow into a business owner.

Time stamps

01:22 Why my people are business people

06:24 The entrepreneurial mindset

10:15 The potential of being self-employed

17:49 Your network is your net worth

21:20 The bus analogy

29:50 Not everyone will be your person

Amandine’s Short Description

In episode 8 of the Conscious Cannabis Club – The Podcast I talk about the changes in community that inevitably accompany starting your own business, the entrepreneurial mindset, the potential of being a business owner and the incredible potential in finding your people.

Episode 8 Resources

Janne Robinson: https://www.jannerobinson.com/ 

Rob Moore: https://robmoore.com/books/ 

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Episode 7

Episode 7

Aline de Angelis on the legislation surrounding coffeeshops in Amsterdam

Despite being world-renowned for its coffee shops, Amsterdam does not have a very friendly policy towards the local industry. It’s a world of ever-changing regulations, restrictions and stigma – but one coffee shop owner definitely still feels it’s worth it!

Aline co-owns one of the only organic coffeeshops in Amsterdam, La Tertulia, with her mother. Women-owned, and women-run, La Tertulia is unlike any other coffee shop in the city. The feminine vibe and high-quality organic bud will transport you. It’s possibly the only coffeeshop you could see yourself on a date in, surrounded by greenery and crystals – it’s a must-see if you are ever in Amsterdam.

Time stamps

02:40 La Tertulia coffee shop

09:48 The changing landscape of cannabis regulations

13:38 The challenges owners face today

21:13 State-wide cannabis growing

32:19 Being a female business owner

35:36 The divide between CBD and THC in the Netherlands

38:13 Alina’s key learnings 

42:53 Being a conscious business owner

Amandine’s Short Description

In episode 7 of the Conscious Cannabis Club – The Podcast I speak with Alina d’Angelisse, co-owner of La Tertulia, a magical coffee shop I’ve worked at in the past and still feel is one of the most unique and wonderful spots in Amsterdam to have a smoke. In this conversation, we explore the shifting landscape of the cannabis industry in Amsterdam, the divide between the CBD and THC industries and the key challenges and learnings of being a female conscious business owner. 

Episode 7 Resources

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Episode 6

Episode 6

Amandine on Cannabis Legislation in the Netherlands 

Despite the globally held belief to the contrary, cannabis is not in fact legal in the Netherlands. And thanks to pretty confusing laws and attitudes around it, many consumers in the country are aware that engaging with cannabis means engaging in a rather grey area, legally speaking.

Time stamps

00:38 A personal update

06:04 Cannabis in France

11:54 The legal status of cannabis in the Netherlands

21:50 Contradictory laws in the Netherlands

32:08 The path ahead

41:21 Current CBD legislation

Amandine’s Short Description

 In episode 6 of the Conscious Cannabis Club – The Podcast I address the legal status of both cannabis and CBD in the Netherlands so that by the end you know all the knotty little ins and outs of the current legal situation and local attitudes.

Episode 6 Resources

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Episode 3

Episode 3

Hannah Wenn on the UK CBD Industry and its challenges

Hannah Wenn joins Amandine to further the discussion around the Cannabis Industry in Europe. With a specific focus on the UK CBD industry, Hannah shares her story and own experience, including powerful learnings and tricky challenges. 

Hannah is the co-Director of award-winning UK CBD brand Hannabis, cannabis advocate, mother of 2, chronic illness warrior, and CBD beauty wizard. In one year she has taken Hannabis from the stage of idea to a recognised and respected name in the industry. She is committed and dedicated, she says she’ll love a day off but as soon as the business is done and the kids are in bed she misses the madness; which is usually when the new ideas and plans get going!

Time stamps

02:43 Hannah Wenn and the founding of Hannabis 

10:16 The cannabis industry in the UK

18:32 Ethics in the cannabis community

32:50 Challenges in the industry

38:55 The amazing rise of Hannabis  

47:47 The biggest learnings for Hannah

56:52 The Conscious Cannabis Club – The Membership

Amandine’s Short Description

In this episode of the Conscious Cannabis Club – The Podcast I speak with Hannah Wenn, co-founder of award-winning UK-based CBD brand Hannabis about the cannabis industry in the UK, ethics and divides in the industry, and the amazing growth of Hannabis and the Conscious Cannabis Club. Hannah also shares the struggles of the first year of business, her advice for people wanting to enter the cannabis industry and some of her favourite cannabis businesses.

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Episode 2

Episode 2

Amandine on navigating the Cannabis Industry in Europe

In this episode, Amandine shares her journey finding her place in the Cannabis Industry as a new business owner and solopreneur. She discusses navigating the industry, and connecting with other entrepreneurs with a purpose, paving the way for fantastic collaborations and friendships. Amandine also shares some industry facts and figures – both global and European.

Time stamps

01:12 The fragmented cannabis industry in Europe 

03:20 The challenges of becoming an entrepreneur 

07:10 Herbal tea production and self-care

10:24 Entering the cannabis industry

14:04 Takeaways from the Hemp & CBD Expo 2019 and 2020

17:24 Cannabis industry in Amsterdam

20:51 Cannabis and CBD facts and figures 

Amandine’s Short description

In this episode of the Conscious Cannabis Club – The Podcast I share my journey of becoming a cannabis entrepreneur, the challenges and the insights, and how I discovered that tea promotes self-care. We’ll also explore the state of the cannabis industry in Europe, the potential of networking events and some facts and figures about the industry.

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