Episode 7: Gilbert Pacheco of Pacific Salsa

In this special episode Brandon interviews Gilbert Pacheco, founder of Pacific Salsa. Gilbert was born in Oakland, grew up in Texas, and served in an Army Ranger unit in Afghanistan and Iraq. After serving our country and jumping out of planes for a few years, Gilbert left the military and was diagnosed with PTSD. While struggling with PTSD, Gilbert decided to create Pacific Salsa using his mother’s homemade recipe. Pacific Salsa is a cannabis infused salsa that is very fresh, very tasty, and highly medicinal. In this episode, Brandon and Gilbert dive into the new wave of cannabis infused food, veterans using cannabis to treat PTSD, and the difficulties with bringing a cannabis infused salsa to market.