SS 299 – Weed 101 with Tim Pellerin of PAX Labs

Episode 299 Show Notes

In this episode, Grant and Heavey are joined by Tim Pellerin, General Manager of PAX Labs.  As a leader in the cannabis space, from regulation to product innovation, Tim is helping to transform the industry and establish cannabis as a force for good. 

The boys chat all things cannabis: from regulations, delivery mechanisms, strains and health effects.  If you’re pot-curious, this one’s for you!

1:14 Whiskey Club and Brain Trust:

1:57 Meet Tim Pellerin

6:24 Cannabis came following…

6:46 Stigmas with marijuana

8:45 Legalization vs decriminalization

10:15 More and more people are pot-curious

11:38 It affects everyone differently

13:53 Method of consumption is related to the experience you want to have and also how you want it to onset

14:21 What is a cultivar …and legacy market?

15:57 Indica vs Sativa as different forms of the plant

17:40 All about sativa

18:56 Try it out low and slow

20:31 Certificate of analysis for weed

22:54 Evidence based research on CBD

28:18 Topical applications of CBD- is that real or placebo?

31:03 Cannabis vs the hemp plant

31:55 Appetite suppression effects

32:29 Different delivery mechanisms

34:04 The flower, vapes/oils and concentrates

36:34 Edibles 

37:07 Beverage technology for cannabis

39:19 Vaping vs combustion for health

41:55 Confusion around vaping- is it dangerous?

45:30 The Pax App

50:18 Dose control

55:18 Strength and Scotch during a half marathon

57:26 Terpenes

59:20 Go-to Le Froid

1:01.55 Sommelier appearance, nose, taste

1:03.58 Canadian whisky



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