HIGHTEA is a podcast for women who also smoke weed. All around the world there are women just like usintelligent, high-functioning and creatively curiouswho use cannabis to enhance and expand their daily lives. Well be confabulating on all things weed, with a thoughtful and blunt exploration of pot and its many magical characteristics. We share stories, source trends and connect with people who use cannabis constructively and creativelyall in an effort to help make marijuana mainstream.


  • ep37 THE NOSE KNOWS: How to Buy High-Quality Cannabis with Simply Bare Organic

    21/04/2021 Duración: 47min

    Get the Goods on the Good Stuff. Sniffing out the highest-quality cannabis can be difficult work for even the most seasoned cannasseur in today's legal marketplace: regulations around messaging and current restrictions can make it tough work to know what we're buying, and whether it's high-quality. What makes a high-quality cannabis experience anyway? How does one wade through the weeds of buying weed? In a special anniversary episode of HIGHTEA.life we connect with one of our favourite producers out there: Simply Bare Organic by Rubicon Organics. Join host NEWTS as she chats with Rachel Goss, Director of Global Partnerships and original member of the Simply Bare team as we get a schooling on what goes into making (and maintaining) high-quality, organic cannabis products. If you've ever opened a glass jar of Simply Bare you know what we mean: the burst of scent and flavour is an experience unmatched. Those are precious terpenes - and understanding how they affect us only deepens our appreciation of the p

  • ep36 MAMA NEEDS SOME WEED: Cannabis + Parenthood with Keira Fae Sumimoto

    17/04/2021 Duración: 49min

    Cannabis for Parenthood: one of the last remaining frontiers in dismantling stigma around the plant. Did you know: that endocannabinoids are found naturally occurring in women's breast milk? And that studies have found that prenatal cannabis exposure does not lead to cognitive or physical impairment in children? Despite the wealth of evidence we have proving the many ways the plant can support people through the pressures of parenthood, and the growing wave of legalization, many cannabis-using moms and dads still battle judgement, stigma, shame (and sometimes legal ramifications) around their choice to consume the plant. From pre-natal, to postpartum, miscarriage, breastfeeding, stress + sleep management, the plant has the power to support parents as their best selves at every stage. LISTENUP as host Jen Newton (NEWTS) connects with Keira Fae Sumimoto, founder of Cannabis + Parenthood, an education and awareness platform re-educating society about the positives of pot for parenting. Even prior to a world

  • ep35 MICRODOSE REALITY: Microdosing Psilocybin for Mental Health

    03/04/2021 Duración: 44min

    Micro-Dosing: is on everyone's lips, but what exactly is it? What does it feel like? Does it work? Where do I start? Mental Health is arguably one of the most important topics of our time: the wellness of the collective has never more precarious - or more difficult to come by. Society is at the tipping point for change: fed-up with a system only making us less well - we are all seeking accessible and affordable tools for [mental] health that deliver lasting change. And the plant revolution continues.   LISTENUP as I dive-in to microdosing with Aaron + May, founders of Vellum Health (The Inner Mystic), an entrepreneurial couple on a mush mission to make mental health affordable, accessible, more under our personal control - and perhaps more magical too. We talk: how a microdose protocol can help manage stress and wellness, how microdosing delivers neurological benefits to mental (and overall) health, how to dose & where to start, micro vs macrodosing, the corporate MUSHRUSH, NEWTS' experience shroomin

  • ep34 BREAKING THE GRASS CEILING: Mimi Lam of Superette Shop

    11/03/2021 Duración: 41min

    In Canada's sea of same when it comes to legalized cannabis, Mimi Lam of Superette Shop is building a super new playground: a future-forward (retro-feeling), Clio-award winning cannabis experience on a mission to put the fun back into weed. Listenup to this next instalment of our CREATEHER series: we learn about standing out from the crowd, overcoming stigma and barriers, tokenism, future-forward communities and the importance of building women-centred businesses. Why wait for a seat at the table if you can build your own? Listenup! This is HIGHTEA.life.

  • ep33 POT FOR PLEASURE: why weed is what's missing from your bedroom

    28/02/2021 Duración: 51min

    Is cannabis the spice that's missing from your bedroom repertoire? Odds are actually yes. From easing pain, to relieving stress and the effects of PTSD, to easing the achievement (and frequency) of female orgasms - there's seemingly no trick this plant can't pull off. Listen up as we connect with Antuanette Gomez, founder of Pleasure Peaks and champion of pot for sexual pleasure as we discover the full-spectrum of ways (and formats) cannabis can improve ones' sexlife. We also hit on porn culture, tantra, virtual sex, Newts' vanity and why pleasure is your birthright you Sex Pot. This is HIGHTEA.life.

  • episode32 HERBAL REFRESHMENT: Is Cannabis the Gateway to Herbalism?

    07/02/2021 Duración: 59min

    We've all heard of cutting a joint with tobacco, but rose petals? Peppermint? Tell me more. Using herbs to enhance the smoke experience is an ancient practice back on-trend - but why are smokeable herbs suddenly taking off in popularity, and how can you add herbs to your herb to enhance your ganja experience (and your health & wellness)? Listenup as I connect with Lian Bruno, clinical herbalist, ethnobotanist and founder of Puff Herbal Smokes as we learn about the role of smoke in human rituals, the effects of smoking some of the world's most popular herbs, and how you can start to incorporate herbs into your smoke today. This is HIGHTEA.life.

  • SZN3 TEASER: Solo Sesh

    31/01/2021 Duración: 12min

    And we are back cannabishes - with just a lil taste of what's coming Season 3! It's been a wild year - time to come together, connect more deeply, and learn from each other so we can all grow higher. This season will offer episodes and experiences made to inspire us all to use our HIGH a little more mindfully - tapping into the magic of our moments with maryjane so we can keep that light burning bright. Listenup! This Cannabish Community is growing and you're gonna want to be a part of it. Episodes drop every other Tuesday. Ándele! This is @hightea.life 

  • episode 31 PHILOSOPHER'S STONED: Cannabis & the Stars

    16/05/2020 Duración: 58min

    there's a lot of buzz linking cannabis & astrology -  but the connection between the plant and the stars goes far beyond which strain is right for your sign.  many growers link their crops with the cycles of the sky - because life on this earth mirrors the living sky (as above, so below). plants are the universe's alchemists; experts at transforming water, soil and sunlight into an array of precious substances, many of them beyond the ability of humans to conceive, much less manufacture. today we connect with one of my favorite astrologers, Stevie Medina of Starry Alignment for a reading from the heavens about the state of things, insight on the ancient wisdom of the plant,  and how using cannabis with insight on the stars can help us to survive and thrive in this time. listen up! it's HIGHTEA.life 

  • episode 30 LOVE POTION 69: Cannabis for Sex, with Clinical Sexologist Dr. Carlen Costa

    30/04/2020 Duración: 01h03min

    cannabis + sex is a pair that's on everybody's lips - but inviting weed into the bedroom is about much more than deepening the connection between partners.  did you know: the more estrogen in our body, the less THC we need (so one's tolerance can change throughout a month)? how bout that our p*ssies can get high - and they can get cotton mouth. or that choosing CBD-rich sexperiences can be known to help alleviate sexual health issues like pain and discomfort - while toking a strain higher in THC helps more with pleasure elevation? we are spilling all of tea on latest catchup with Dr. Carlen Costa, clinical sexologist, psychotherapist, cannabis sexpert, and author of best-selling book LOVE: a woman's guide to not f*cking settling.  no need to cough to get off just LISTENUP! as we GO DEEP into the role(s) cannabis can play in our sex lives, sexual health & the mission of self-love. oh my goddess! this is HIGHTEA.life 

  • episode 29 PASS THAT TORCH with Olympic Gold Medalist Ross Rebagliati

    19/04/2020 Duración: 45min

    everyone remembers his name, his smile & his story: winning the first-ever Olympic gold medal for snowboarding - only to have it rescinded for weed - and then reinstated all over again. those extreme highs and lows that Olympic snowboarder Ross Rebagliati experienced at Nagano 98 have set the tone for a lifetime of thoughtful, inspired risk-taking as he parlayed the buzz around his name (being synonymous with great ganj) into a breakthrough business opportunity: Ross' Gold.  LISTENUP as we have an insightful sesh with OG cannabis crusader Ross Rebagliati as he shares his sage advice for riding life's highs and lows. it's the latest HIGHTEA.life.

  • episode 28 THE GRASS CEILING: CANNABUSINESS with Alison Gordon (One Year Later)

    11/04/2020 Duración: 55min

    in the early days of cannabusiness, cannabis was tracking to be the first multi-billion dollar industry led by women; at the time the media around the industry celebrated it's progressive ways for paving a new way forward. but just a few years later, our reality has hardly caught up to those high expectations. in this episode we catch up with our most-popular guest yet, Alison Gordon (founder & former-CEO of 48NORTH) in her first interview since the recent news of the company's reorganization. Let's catchup almost one-year later around whether the industry bloomed like we'd expected it would, and what's next for women-led businesses within the world of weed. LISTENUP! this is HIGHTEA.life

  • S2E3 HIGHER SELF A Psychedelics Study with Michelle Janikian

    03/04/2020 Duración: 50min

    As the world sits in quarantine, our collective mental health has rarely been more precious- or in bigger jeopardy.  In this episode we connect with psychedelics author and cannabis culture expert Michelle Janikian on how cannabis, psilocybin and other psychedelic medicines may be just what the collective needs to thrive through this time. Author of Your Psilocybin Mushroom Companion: An Easy-to-Use Guide to Understanding Magic Mushrooms, we go deep into the discussion of plant psychedelics transitioning from drugs to medicine, discuss a future-picture where plants sit at the center of our wellness, and talk practically about what kind of high might be right for such a high-stress time. Any human curious about the power the plant holds to heal (and maybe save) us - it's time to LISTENUP! This is HIGHTEA.life

  • episode 26 ATHLETE'S HIGH with MMA Fighter Elias Theodorou

    17/11/2019 Duración: 42min

    in part2 of our episode on Cannabis & Sports we dig deeper on the role the goodstuff plays in the lives of some of the worlds' most elite athletes with Elias Theodorou- MMA champion and crusader for the cannabis cause . listenup as we learn the story of the athletes' own illuminative journey into plant medicine - and receive an enlightening perspective on why WADA (World Anti-Doping Association) is still lagging behind. 

  • episode 25: CANNABIS & SPORT - A HAPPY HYBRID with Angelina Blessed (Part1)

    10/11/2019 Duración: 42min

    In the 1st of a 2-part series on the happy hybrid between Cannabis & Sport, HIGHTEA.life talks to two professional fighters both in the ring & for the crusade of legalizing cannabis in the realm of professional sports. We explore the real benefits of the plant for athletes both budding & more seasoned, and learn some practical tips on how one might incorporate pot into their fitness routine to level-up with high-end Blessed Edibles founder & Muay Thai fighter Angelina. Our conversation enlightens us even further into the wonders of weed for the world's top performers - and inspires the upcoming Part2 where we do deeper why professional sports associations are lagging behind. Listen up!  HIGHTEA.life

  • episode 24: IS CANNABIS THE NEW KALE w Dr. Mike Hart

    27/10/2019 Duración: 48min

    we chat with Dr. Mike Hart, one of the world's foremost experts on medical cannabis - and Joe Rogan fave - about everything and anything we've all wanted to know about cannabis' role in our health & wellness, including:  how does society manage a medicine that are so dang fun, why doctors don't  learn about our endocannabinoid systems in med-school, and what a doctor uses for a good high. listen up as NEWTS asks the burning question keeping us all up at night: is cannabis the new kale?

  • episode 23: THE BUSINESS OF CANNABIS with 48NORTH's Alison Gordon

    03/06/2019 Duración: 53min

    the second instalment of our CREATEHER series features 48NORTH's Founder & CEO Alison Gordon,  a true Canadian trailblazer. #LISTENUP as we delve into the  business of cannabis, exploring the story of one of Canada's most innovative, women-led LP's. we talk building a brand in the age of legalization (and its limits), parenting in the face of pot, grass ceiling lessons for female entrepreneurs in this space, and why your fave strain is actually a 'cultivar'.  CREATEHER ii, comin in hot. 

  • episode 22: CANNASEXUAL with Clinical Sexologist Dr Carlen Costa

    19/04/2019 Duración: 01h12min

    Did you know that estrogen levels directly determine your high?  We get this tea and sooo much more with Carlen Costa, Doctor of Clinical Sexology, Cannabis Educator and Creator of The Everyday Goddess on the latest HIGHTEA.life. We're talking Sexual Health, Relationship Health and all kindsa Self-Love - and how the Cannabis Revolution & the Female Empowerment Revolution are so intimately intertwined. We're goin long & deep on this one cannabishes, a first birthday treat.  Listenup as we go in, with NEWTS and HIGHTEA.life.

  • ep 21 CREATEHER Series: VANDERPOP Founder April Pride

    07/04/2019 Duración: 50min

    in this first drop of an ongoing CREATEHER story series, we chat with April Pride, founder of VANDERPOP - one of the country's first high-end cannabis accessories brands. listenup as we chat  April's story and path to success, some cues on navigating the waves of weed as culture and cannabis co-mingle, and a bit about responsible usage in love, life and stoner circles.  

  • ep 20 EDIBLE REARRANGEMENT: Change My Mind On Eddies with MOM JEANS Provisions

    05/03/2019 Duración: 47min

    HIGH-end baker, recipe-maker and MOM to all Michelle Rabin of @momjeansprovisions changes NEWTS' mind on edibles with her smash-hit line of lifted treats. Listenup as NEWTS goes all-in on the best-tasting cookie of her life, and we talk to MOM about all things edibles: taste, dosing, how to get a good vibing high through the goodness of tasty treats. This one's a goodie!! #listenup #callyourmom

  • episode 19 VETERAN'S WAY: Cannabis for the Side-Effects of Service

    17/02/2019 Duración: 01h02min

    Our most powerful and most important episode yet, NEWTS in conversation with Fabian Henry, founder of Veterans for Healing: a holistic cannabis organization and methodology helping heal our Canadian brothers, sisters and their families from the traumas of having served. Listen up as Fabian shares his own story, his message from the spirit molecule and his life mission from maryjane: helping veterans source their spirits again.  Humans who've risked life and liberty for their country, only to be left abandoned by it when they return home are coming back to (many) plants to be healed: a reminder for us all that our true home is this Earth, not the borders we've carved on it. This episode dedicated to every human every where who's served - we humbly thank you. We have no idea. If you are a veteran in need of support you can contact Fabian, or a toll-free crisis line: CAN 800-268-7708 // US 800-273-8255

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