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ADD & Cannabis, with Max Simon

The Cannabis Enigma

Max Simon was a closeted cannabis user since his teen years. But it wasn’t until years later, when he got into the cannabis education business, that he understood the reason he had been so drawn to it all those years was because it was helping his ADHD.“It’s an interesting thing to realize that you’ve tried and experimented with all the ‘accepted therapies’ and they’ve been damaging,” Simon said on The Cannabis Enigma podcast, “and the one that’s been most effective and supportive has been the most demonized.”Simon discusses how that process played out, how he found the dose and regimen that works for him, and what exactly cannabis does for him as someone with ADHD.Today, Max Simon is the founder and CEO of Green Flower, a cannabis education company that offers training programs for employees for some of the biggest companies in the industry, online courses for people who want to work in cannabis, and programs in partnerships with 10 colleges and universities across the United States.In this episode, Simon and host Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man discuss how to ensure that medical and adult-use patients have access to the best and latest information out there, how to get them that information in dispensaries, and the role that companies like Green Flower can play.The Cannabis Enigma is a co-production of The Cannigma and Americans for Safe Access. Executive producer, Michael Schaeffer Omer-Man. Music by Desca.


22 May 2021

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Max Simon, Founder & CEO of Green Flower Media

Thinking Outside The Bud

Max is the Founder & CEO of Green Flower Media, the world’s most trusted platform for credible cannabis information, training, and guidance.Prior to Green Flower, Max built and ran Deepak Chopra’s products business where he re-branded the company, developed and launched 49 of his signature products, created his digital marketing strategy, and personally taught tens of thousands of people to meditate. In the same way that Max helped meditation and mind-body medicine become mainstream, he’s now on a mission to educate the world about the value of cannabis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


23 Mar 2021

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Failing then Succeeding with Max Simon

Style Her Life

Max Simon is an Entrepreneur and Innovator beyond his time. He is a Cannabis Expert and the Founder & CEO of Green Flower Media, for which he recently raised $20 Million in venture capital. Click here to learn more about Green Flower. Books: Free to Love Free to Heal by Dr. David Simon The Ten Commitments by Dr. David Simon The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga by Dr. David Simon & Deepok Chopra In this episode, we mention The Chopra Center. Click here to find out more. -- Style Yourself eBook: stylehernowbysamsimon.com/e-book - Learn to be your own Personal Stylist! Instagram: @Style_Her_Now Website: stylehernowbysamsimon.com--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/samantha-simon1/support


5 Jan 2021

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E.101 - Cannabis Consciousness Ft. Max Simon, Founder of Green Flower Media

Lit & Lucid Cannabis Podcast

Have you ever pondered the concept of the cannabis consciousness? Do you utilize cannabis in your own health and wellness regimen? Learn more about these topics from Max Simon, Founder and CEO of Green Flower Media, a leader in online cannabis education and training. Having suffered from ADD his whole life Max has found a sense of peace and presence while consuming cannabis plant medicine. He’s taken a great deal of time to ponder the concept of the cannabis consciousness, beautifully articulating its meaning on our show. Max also spent 8 years working alongside Deepak Chopra elevating his brand and online presence. He continues to have a strong relationship with Deepak, providing us with insight into what Deepak thinks about plant medicine. Finally, stay tuned until the end of Episode 101 to learn more about an exciting announcement on the horizon for Green Flower! Subscribe to our show on Apple Podcasts, Anchor.fm, Spotify, Breaker, Google Podcasts, and beyond!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lit-and-lucid/support


29 Oct 2020

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Max Simon Founder of Green-Flower.com. Cannabis educator, innovator, and leading online platform.

In the Weeds with Jimmy Young

On this week's In the Weeds with Jimmy Young of Pro Cannabis Media, Max Simon the founder and leader at Green-Flower.com. Now affiliated with close to a dozen accredited Universities as their online cannabis certified instruction platforms, Max Simon has put together a dream team of instructors and experts from the cannabis industry to build and educate the world about this amazing cannabis plantSHOW LESS


20 Oct 2020

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The Hoban Minute - 113 | Green Flower Media’s Max Simon | Cannabis In Our Brave New World

The Hoban Minute

Bob and Eric sit down with the CEO of Green Flower Media, Max Simon to discuss the practices he uses to strengthen his mind and stay balanced during these tumultuous times, the value in being adaptive and flexible as a business owner, and how Green Flower Media’s cannabis curriculums are being introduced at universities around the country. Hoban Law Group created The Hoban Minute to get closer to our network, highlight the many voices that make up this multifaceted global industry and provide a broader perspective on cannabis, hemp, and marijuana international markets.  Contact Hoban Law Group for all your cannabusiness legal needs.


30 Sep 2020

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Green Flower Friday With Max Simon

The Cannabis Investing Podcast

Max Simon, a cannabis thought leader, founder and CEO of Green Flower Media joins Rena Sherbill to discuss our favorite green flower. We discuss improving quality of life through cannabis, the job growth in the industry, running cannabis companies like a CPG company and why 'what cannabis stock should I buy' isn't the right question. We also cover the power of education and destigmatizing the cannabis plant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


25 Sep 2020

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Max Simon, CEO & Co-Founder, Green Flower

Alchemy Podcast

Max discusses building the leading platform for trusted cannabis education, the importance of compliance best practices and training in the cannabis space, and the evolution of the acceptance of cannabis in the United States.


13 Aug 2020

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ADHD and Cannabis with Green Flower CEO Max Simon

The Faster Than Normal Podcast: ADD | ADHD | Health

Can cannabis actually improve your focus when you are ADD or ADHD; what does the research say? Is it only misinformation and perception that keeps cannabis a Schedule 1 drug? Will we see more research in the US? What can cannabis possibly do for your community? Today we examine all of these questions with leading expert in the field, Max Simon. A bit more about our guest today is below. Enjoy!   Max Simon, Founder/CEO Green Flower Media, Inc. With the vision of building a media company that would change the world’s perception of cannabis, Max Simon co-founded Green Flower in 2014. Green Flower has since become the industry leader in cannabis education, producing thousands of hours of premium content; bolstering a network of over 700 top cannabis experts; and building the largest library of cannabis education content in the world. Today, Max leads an incredible 30-person team united around the mission of becoming the global leaders in cannabis education. Max’s mission to educate people about cannabis and discredit misinformation reflects his work in bringing meditation and mind-body wellness out of the shadows in the early 2000’s, when he served as Director of Consumer Products ​for the Chopra Center. For seven years, Max built and ran world-renowned self-help guru Deepak Chopra’s products business; there, he rebranded the company; developed and launched 49 signature products; created their digital marketing strategy; and impacted hundreds of millions of people on- and offline. Green Flower is also a personal mission for Max, who has successfully used cannabis for over two decades as an integral part of his wellness regime—and to aid in the treatment of his ADD. CORONA VIRUS EDITION In this episode Peter & Max discuss: 1:11-  Intro & welcome Max Simon 3:00-  So why cannabis? How did you get into studying? 4:04-  What differences have you noticed in your ADHD and just in general by using cannabis? 6:40-  So can Cannabis actually improve your focus if you are ADHD? Ref: What is an endocannabinoid (EC) system? 8:30-  How long has this been your area of study? 8:45-  Tell us what you’ve head about other formal studies of cannabis and ADHD. 10:22-  What do you think it’s going to take to remove the Schedule 1 label in the US? 10:35-  What’s the difference between restrictions in individual States versus on the Federal level? 11:26-  Do you think the reason it remains a Schedule 1 is because of perceptions/ignorance? 13:15-  On the progress of the cannabis movement  Ref:  NORML’s “Smoke The Vote” campaign.  14:56-  Cannabis’ affect on alcohol sales in most areas 15:34-  The story and evidence provided by the chief of Police after their city of Port Hueneme, CA legalized cannabis.  Ref: Municipal code 16:50-  How do you change the conversation on ADHD, kids and general perceptions? 18:50-  How can people find out more?  Via Green-Flower.com and Max Simon on LinkedIN. @GreenFlwrMedia on Twitter 19:38-  Thank you Max for joining us! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials. STAY HEALTHY - STAY SAFE - STAY HOME.. until next time! 20:09-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! As you know, the more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Do you know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!


6 May 2020

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EPISODE #34 The Challenges of Cannabis Education with Max Simon, CEO at Green Flower Media

The Cannabis Conversation | Medical Cannabis | CBD | Hemp

What training does the new cannabis workforce need to succeed?This week we welcome Max Simon to the show, who is the founder and CEO of Green Flower Media, a cannabis education platform based from California. We’re super excited to have Max on the show! In this episode, we discuss cannabis and education - exploring the barriers faced when educating about the plant, how important it is to understand how to use cannabis properly, and Green Flower Media’s plans for the future. Max left us with some incredible quotes, so do check out the show notes here: https://www.cannabis-conversation.com/blogs/episode33You can also: ⠀→ Listen to the episode on our website http://bit.ly/2Wc9aiW → Review us on iTunes http://bit.ly/reviewthecannabisconversation→ Listen on Spotify http://bit.ly/listenonspotifytcc→ Follow us on Twitter http://bit.ly/twittertcc→ Follow us on Instagram http://bit.ly/instagramtcc→ Like us on Facebook http://bit.ly/facebooktcc→ Subscribe on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj0nd0-r_GAZ7snWk39yCYA/?sub_confirmation=1Episode SummaryMax has been a cannabis patient in California for decades and uses it to control his ADD. He is an advocate for the benefits of the plant.In the early 2000’s, Max came across a unique opportunity to work with Deepak Chopra, developing the products side of his business where he created around 50 products, worked on his digital strategy, online channels and developed his brand. He reached hundreds of millions of people through online and offline methods. This gave him the opportunity to bring an idea (mind body principles and meditation) to the masses which was previously misunderstood and not necessarily backed by science. Max sees cannabis in the same way, and draws parallels between the two experiences.One of the reasons that cannabis has become so popular is that the benefits have continued to gain momentum and traction as an effective tool for pain, sleep, anxiety, depression, and stress.Secondly, cannabis is starting to become preferable over alcohol due to its positive properties. Alcohol only has one delivery method (drinking), it has been shown to cause health problems, addictions and it is a neurotoxin. Whereas cannabis  can be consumed in multiple ways, has neuro protective qualities, can be used both socially and medically.Green Flower Media serves a number of audiences with different cannabis education products including a streaming subscription service, and an online training platform for different sectors of the space including medical application trainings and cultivation trainings.Max is incredibly fascinated by the health and wellness benefits which cannabis brings and believes that a lot of the world is suffering due to stress, lack of purpose or pain. He believes that these ailments can be ‘almost entirely’ solved by cannabis once how to use it properly is understood. The Green Flower Academy’s biggest success stories come from people who have come into the cannabis industry from other professions. Their sector specific learning facilitates this.The Green Flower Academy are also working with colleges in the USA to power cannabis curriculums around the topics of law and horticulture which will launch in 2020.Due to the different ways in which cannabis markets have developed throughout the world, Max estimates that 80% of Green Flower


22 Oct 2019