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Hosted by journalist Jonathan Small, the “Enhance Your Life” podcast tells the inspiring stories of people whose lives have been changed for the better by cannabis. Discover interviews with cannabis enthusiasts of all walks of life—athletes and artists; chefs and CEOs—who have first-hand experience with the healing power of the plant.

With new interviews released every Wednesday, “Enhance Your Life” is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. Rate, review, and subscribe to make sure you never miss an episode!

Cannabis Tourism Is Offering You a New Way to Travel

This week, Rick and Monique Jackson-Fitzgerald of cannabis travel company InnDica join this week’s guest, cannabis tourism specialist Danielle Jackson (aka Miz D). As the CEO of cannatourism company D Vibez, Danielle helps clients with anything from guided tours to hosting educational events for local and international visitors. On the pod, she talks about her journey to the cannabis tourism industry and what it can offer for travelers. She also digs into her travel philosophy, and how intentionality is key to making the most of your inner and outer experiences. Despite the hurdles Covid-19 has put on all sectors of the travel industry, Danielle discusses the necessity of cannabis tourism and its bright future.

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Want a Good Cannabis Experience? There’s an App for That

Sometimes, it’s hard to tell whether you’re going to have a good or bad high before it’s too late. But this might not be a problem for much longer thanks to technology. This week, David Kooi joins the podcast to talk about Jointly, an app that tracks 15 different factors that can impact your high. On the pod, David goes over each of the factors — from your unique cannabinoid system to your method of consumption — and why they matter. He also talks about what it’s like developing an app in the cannabis industry, and how tracking your cannabis consumption can help your overall wellness.

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How to user Your Instincts to choose the right Cannabis Product

This week, Jonathan is joined by Andrea Meharg, the head cannabis science educator at the Cannabis Coaching Institute. Andrea also runs Reveal Cannabis, a cannabis coaching and education platform. On the pod, she shares what it’s like being a cannabis coach and the type of work that comes with educating people about cannabis consumption. She answers and discusses some of the most frequent questions she gets from her clients, and shares some exciting industry trends happening right now. On the flip side, she also shares what cannabis products are less exciting — and to a degree even worrying. Andrea gives some helpful pointers for those choosing smoking or vaping products, and reiterates the importance of trusting our instincts when it comes to the right cannabis goods.

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Answers to the Cannabis Parenting Questions You’re Too Scared to Ask

Being a parent is tough enough — throw cannabis in the mix, and well…things can get complicated. This week, Jon speaks with Danielle Simone Brand, the author of Weed Mom: The Canna-Curious Woman’s Guide to Healthier Relaxation, Happier Parenting, and Chilling TF Out. Danielle talks about her entryway into cannabis as a freelance writer, and how she’s incorporated cannabis into her life as a parent. She gives advice on how kids should be introduced to cannabis, keeping cannabis around them, and where to draw the line with usage. On the pod, Danielle also talks about the challenges parents face in the cannabis world, and how destigmatizing the “weed mom” image can lead to a better overall parenthood experience.

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Listen to This Episode If You’re CannaCurious

Given Johanna Nuding’s upbringing as a farm girl from Texas, it may come as a surprise that she took a liking to cannabis. But, it wasn’t until about 20 years after Johanna’s career in sales and marketing that she’d find her way into the industry.  On the pod, Johanna talks to Jon about her journey of rediscovery as the head of Casually Baked, a lifestyle and media company focusing on cannabis for wellness, education and entertainment. She touches on her role as a cannabis educator, and how she uses the podcasting space to touch on hot-topic cannabis questions that users are curious about.

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This Instagram Influencer Wants Moms to Get High

As a mom, Jessica Gonzalez heavily leaned into wine culture to cope with the daily stressors that came with the role. But after realizing this form of “self care” may not be as helpful as advertised, she was re-introduced to cannabis as a medicinal tool. Jessica was transformed, and started an Instagram account under @themommyjane to be an educational resource for other women interested in cannabis. On the pod, Jessica speaks with Brooke about Mommy Jane’s purpose and what she’s doing to make the industry more equitable and diverse. She discusses what it’s like destigmatizing cannabis for women and means to be forward looking in the cannabis world, whether that be partnering with the right advertisers or looking into industry-changing products like cannabinoids. Jessica also talks about the future of another drug — psychedelics — and why everyone should start paying attention to its future.

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How Cannabis Can Enhance Your Sex Life

Most peoples’ knee-jerk reaction to hearing the words “cannabis” and “sex” is to instantly repress any and all discussion having to do with the topics. But sex educator Ashley Manta has never understood the stigma behind these conversation taboos. Instead, The CBD Solution: Sex author is helping people discover how cannabis can enhance sex as the creator behind the word and lifestyle brand CannaSexual. In this episode, Jonathan talks to Ashley about how cannabis helped her recover from sexual trauma and how she came to be known as “the CannaSexual” for her methodology of combining sex and cannabis. She gives advice for people who want to start incorporating cannabis into their sexual lives, and the creative ways you can use cannabis in the bedroom. Ashley also talks about how cannabis can help partners resolve other relationship issues, and how cannabis is a tool in helping people take ownership of their bodies.

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Cannabis is a Performance-Enhancing Drug, But Not In The Way That You Think

The elusive “runner’s high” is what many people look forward to every time they lace up their sneakers. But what if cannabis could get you to that sensation, faster? In this episode, Jonathan speaks with journalist Josiah Hesse, author of Runner’s High: How a Movement of Cannabis-Fueled Athletes Is Changing the Science of Sports. His book explores the link between exercise and cannabis, and how cannabis can enhance the performance of sports competitors and casual athletes alike. Josiah talks about the way cannabis completely transformed his attitude towards physical activity, and the scientific evidence behind cannabis’s beneficial role in exercise. Jonathan and Josiah also discuss cannabis’s controversial reputation in sports competitions, and why its status needs to change for athletes everywhere.

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The Cannabis Industry Has a Diversity Problem. This Black Hemp Farmer Explains Why

As one of the few Black hemp farmers in the country, Jerry Whiting has some insights that others in the industry may not. In this week’s episode, Whiting lets us into one key insight: Why aren’t there more people like him cultivating? On the pod, Jonathan talks to Whiting about his journey from software engineer to hemp farmer, and how he has managed to turn personal tragedy into a motivator for his work. Whiting also talks about his role as the co-founder and president of LeBlanc CNE, a company focused on cannabis and hemp genetics, product development, research and education. Plus, he addresses some other big topics, like the insidious connotations around the term “marijuana”, the difference between hemp versus cannabis, and why we need to start conceptualizing hemp in a new way.

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This Cannabis Influencer Has the Answers to Your Questions

When Tammy Pettigrew realized there was a lack of adequate cannabis resources on the internet, she decided to make videos on her own explaining the science behind the substance. Well, those videos blew up, and now Pettigrew is filming a cannabis show for one of Snoop Dogg’s sponsored channels. In this episode, Jonathan speaks with Pettigrew about the journey that led her to becoming well known in the industry, and what made her want to educate others. She recounts the ways cannabis has helped her in life, from her time as a college student to her day-to-day as a mom. She also talks about the way the cannabis conversation needs to be reformed and how her platform Cannabis Cutie aims to make education of the drug more accessible and understandable for everyone.

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