TBR 136 | Medical Marijuana Is Not Regulated as Most Medicines Are | CBD Chef Mary, The Open Dør

TBR 136 | Medical Marijuana Is Not Regulated as Most Medicines Are | CBD Chef Mary, The Open Dør - youtube

On this week’s episode of The Budding Report, we are joined by CBD Chef Mary, Kathryn Blackwell & Chelsea Mulligan. The guests join our hosts Charles Horton, Melissa Nasits, Christian Shaw, MD, PhD, and Chris Perri as we discuss Medical Marijuana Is Not Regulated as Most Medicines Are. Although she has a Culinary Degree from LeCordonBleu Mary’s passion for cooking began long ago in the kitchen cooking beside her grandmother and mom. She has worked in every phase of restaurants and recently managed Florida for an Artisan Bread Company while growing here education and experience with cannabis. Her first Canna Cooking Segment was done in the Magical Butter Kitchen and she is forever grateful to Chef Renee, Chris and Garyn for their generous spirit and hospitality; and CRWorld to share her passion about combining cannabis with food. Her goal is to increase acceptance in mainstream society of cannabis as a real and viable medicine that can change their quality of life; and sometimes save their lives. Kathryn Blackwell is the Co-Founder and CEO of The Open Dør, a national cannabis retail franchise headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. With over three decades of experience in the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) sector, Kathryn has built a successful reputation for elevating brands through effective e-commerce development, product innovation, and strategic communications. Her background in the franchised consumer food industry provided a strong foundation for her transition into the cannabis space. Since establishing The Open Dør in 2020,Kathryn has integrated proven franchise strategies and merchandising practices into the dispensary brand to deliver a modern aesthetic and transform the consumer experience. Prior to entering the cannabis market, Kathryn co-founded international franchisor Kahala Corp, which owned more than 12 brands, among them Cold Stone Creamery, Taco Time, Samurai Sam’s, and others, with more than 3,500 locations operating in 23 countries. Chelsea Mulligan is the Co-Founder and COO of national cannabis retail franchise The Open Dør. Since 2013, she has forged an extensive industry resume at the executive level, specializing in operational compliance and quality management for cannabis businesses. Chelsea has brought over 30 dispensaries to market throughout the U.S. and composed multiple winning license applications. Chelsea’s intuitive understanding of the cannabis business environment, complex regulatory framework, and emerging retail trends led her to co-establish The Open Dør in 2020, with headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona. Chelsea heads operations and strategy, implementing best-of-industry processes, compliance, and standards to create the ultimate dispensary retail model. Prior to The Open Dør, Chelsea was instrumental in evolving cannabis policy on an international, federal, and state level. www.buddingreport.com www.rebelmd.com www.kush.com www.cannaworldexpo.com www.chrisperrilaw.com www.cbdchefmary.com www.theopendor.com

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