36: What you need to know about CBD, and what it's like to start a business in cannabis with Amy Duncan of Mowellens
We dive into all things CBD in today’s episode, where I chat with Amy Duncan, Founder and CEO of Mowellens. Amy launched Mowellens last year after her husband was diagnosed with brain cancer, and we talk about her journey with her husband, launching the company, and deep dive into the world of CBD. Is it the cure-all it’s being touted as? And so much more.
In this episode, we discuss:
Amy’s career path
How her husband discovered he had a brain tumor
Why Amy decided to launch Mowellens
What it’s like to make your personal story your business
Amy’s experience with being a caregiver, and her advice for caregivers
What is CBD?
Why the CBD industry has exploded
Is CBD a cure-all?
How CBD is the movement of our generation
Why low-quality CBD can be dangerous, and how to find a good brand
How to evaluate CBD lab tests
The best ways to take CBD
Who should not take CBD and why some people have adverse reactions
How CBD can become more accessible
What Amy does for fun
How to do your own research on wellness trends
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