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Creating a new cannabis market and more with Melissa Khan, Executive Associate Director of MoCann Trade, The Feels S5E6

,  January 18, 2024  Written by Feel State
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When it comes to cannabis, it seems like the only constant is change! This is especially true when it comes to building a new market from scratch. In this episode of The Feels, Melissa Khan, Executive Associate Director of MoCann Trade, shares some great insight about the Missouri cannabis industry as well as about her personal experience with the plant!

Here's an outline of what Melissa and Jeff discuss during this episode:

0:00 Welcome and introduction

0:18 Who is Max’s Butcher Shop?

0:50 Introducing Melissa Khan, Executive Associate Director of MoCann Trade

1:08 The history of MoCann Trade

2:19 How MoCann is working to break the stigma

2:47 Melissa’s transition from marketing to marijuana 

3:45 Challenges of working in a male dominated industry

4:27 The impact of adult use on the market

5:19 Shifting of consumer behavior

6:28 Analyzing the effect of taxes

6:59 Is there any difference between medical and recreational products?

7:45 Adjusting to new packaging regulations

9:51 Will there ever be uniform industry standards related to packaging?

11:23 Looking at the potential for interstate commerce

12:37 The evolution of the Missouri market

13:27 What cannabis products does Melissa prefer?

14:40 Thoughts on the indica, sativa, & hybrid paradigm 

15:57 Thank you to our sponsors

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That's right! If you prefer to listen to this episode, head over to Spotify, Google Podcasts, or Amazon Music to tune into our show.

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Thanks to our sponsors: 

Max’s Butcher Shop

Humble Reign

Connect with Melissa on Instagram (@melstellar), LinkedIn, or online

Thanks to Sean Greene Videography, and Soular Designs for producing this video!

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Disclaimer: The information presented here is meant for educational purposes only. Medical decisions should not be made based on advertising. Consult a physician on the benefits and risks of specific medical products.

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