Welcome back to another episode of Season 4 of the I’m With RJ podcast - this one is a very special episode as we introduce our new co-host, Claire Taylor.
Ms. Taylor's resume reads a who's-who of cannabis companies including - Wonderbrett, Cookies, Lemonade, Outspoke.io, Canndescent and currently Bhang - with those position comes a myriad of experiences and insight as evident in Claire's conversation with RJ here in Episode 2.
Beginning in a Los Angeles trap shop right after college, Claire's journey provides a real look into the role budtenders play and the lengths that many of California's top brands go to keep budtenders medicated and pushing their gear.
Claire recounts the hairraising experience of working during the George Floyd protests and the aftermath of the looting at Cookies Melrose.
We also break down why Claire feels that working at Cookies was "cool until it wasn't" and why that sentiment is so common amongst workers in the cannabis industry.
The episode also features a review of Wonderbrett's flagship retail location along with discussion about the quality of Canndescent products and the concept behind their experience-driven approach.
Get ready for a fun yet direct conversation that focuses on CPGs and the Los Angeles and Southern California cannabis retail markets as we roll up and toke Episode 2 of Season 4 of the I'm with RJ show featuring and introducing our Season 4 co-host, Claire Taylor.
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