Ep. #7 | Stephen Cahill on men’s work & the future of cannabis

On this episode of Kindling Radio, I sit down with Stephen Cahill.  We talked about men’s work, integrity, the new economy, the future of cannabis, and more. I was fascinated to hear about his experiences with and transformation through his work with the Mankind Project. As a cannabis user, I was equally excited to hear about his new cannabis business Smuggle Portland.

How do we get more men to get in touch with their emotions, while also being able to make a stand and be strong when needed?

What does it mean to be in integrity with yourself?

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How do we talk honestly about the many benefits of cannabis use? And how do we change the story about cannabis, while still encouraging folks to smoke responsibly?


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About Stephen Cahill

Stephen Cahill is a former MBA professor of sustainability at Pinchot University who believes deeply in the need to develop robust local economies. As co-creator of Smuggle Portland, Stephen hopes to set free the magic and medicine of cannabis, and to show how this powerful plant can better align us with the natural world.

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Peter Schulte

Peter Schulte is the founder and editor of Kindling. Before Kindling, Peter was Senior Research Associate for the Pacific Institute's Corporate Sustainability Program and the UN Global Compact's CEO Water Mandate, conducting research that supports companies' sustainable water practices. Peter holds a B.S. in Conservation and Resource Studies and a B.A. in Comparative Literature from University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A. in Sustainable Systems from Pinchot University. He lives in Bellingham with his partner Sara and cat Winnie.


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