Florida - From Orange Groves to Tangerine Dreams-Guest Ben Pollara
September 6, 2016
Hosted by Eva “Sativa” Losey-Grossman with Co-Hosts Katie Reiter and Rebecca Gasca
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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.
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Each week on Everyday Cannabis, Eva Sativa hosts a thoughtful, positive, educational and entertaining conversation about cannabis. Eva credits her life to cannabis, and now it is her mission to educate the community while helping others gain access to safe, affordable cannabis medicines. With the help of industry experts, patients and taste makers, Eva will present to you, whether curious abstainer or long-time connoisseur with stories of hope and inspiration, on-air product reviews, and relevant insight into topics like cutting edge medical cannabis research, the cannabis role in ending the opioid epidemic, cannabis vs. cancer, careers in cannabis, cannabis legalization and dabbing 101. Everyday Cannabis will clear the smoke on “reefer madness” myths by providing honest, open and real cannabis talk with no sticks, no seeds, and no shame.
Eva “Sativa” Losey-Grossman with Co-Hosts Katie Reiter and Rebecca Gasca
Eva Losey-Grossman is a medical cannabis advocate, expert and patient who credits medical cannabis for saving her life. She has a lifelong seizure disorder and suffered severe surgical complications that led to three years of recovery, the discovery of her own personal course of cannabis treatment, and a dream of working in the cannabis industry.
After moving to Nevada, Eva worked as a Dispensary Manager, where she helped open the first licensed cultivation and vertically integrated dispensary in the state. Using her background in media, Eva developed the company’s marketing and social media strategy and was promoted to Director of Marketing and Community Outreach.
After helping thousands of courageous patients achieve a better quality of life, Eva has built a dual mission to help those in need access high quality, affordable, lab-tested cannabis, and to educate the community on the benefits of cannabis use. She has sat on conference panels, given educational presentations and contributed to published articles. Eva was on the board of the Nevada Medical Marijuana Association and is now President of the Northern Nevada WECAN Chapter, a social non-profit medical cannabis advocacy group.
Eva is Community and Business Cultivation Director at Pistil and Stigma, where she uses her passion and experience in the cannabis industry to support successful and ethical businesses. She continues to spread her message of hope and health.