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Meet The Grande Dame Golden Girls

“We Talk Cannabis”

The budcoach Radio Show, hosted by Carol and Thea, takes you on a journey down the super green highway that leads to all things cannabis. Join these two Grande Dame Golden Girls and their guests, on board The budcoach Radio Show every Wednesday at 11a.m., and Friday at 3 p.m., on Radiophoenix.org. This ‘hip’ show guarantees to educate, inform and entertain you about the new world of cannabis...because for these fabulous Grande Dames... it’s all about the BUD!  

Here’s Thea

Althea “Thea” is still proud to call herself a “Jersey Girl” after all these years, who was raised in East Orange, New Jersey.  “That’s where I learned all that Black Girl Magic,” says this Grande Dame Golden Girl.  Althea is now a long-time resident of Phoenix, Arizona, and says that she found her ‘true self’ in broadcasting when she moved to the Valley.  “I love being on-air playing music, or producing T.V. projects. The budcoach Radio Show is a passion for me, because it brings together elements of what I have a deep interest in...Radio and Cannabis!”  Althea holds degrees from Eureka College and Northern Arizona University. Her interests include, meditation, traveling, and being with friends.

Here’s Carol


Born in Hastings, Nebraska, Carol grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania.  She moved to State College, Pennsylvania to to complete her college education at The Pennsylvana State University.  Let’s just say Carol attended college before there was Internet, iPhones and personal computers.  Carol loves to write, sing, read and, most of all, enjoy life.  Carol, is a long-time resident of Arizona.  Carol’s daughter Neal also lives in Arizona, while her granddaughter, Mackenizie lives in Idaho Falls, Idaho.  “I’ve learned so many things about cannabis as a co-host of the budcoach Radio Show--even though I am not a cannabis consumer, it’s important to be educated and informed about the business that’s sweeping the nation.”


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4340 East Indian School Rd # 21 -477, Phoenix 85018

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The budcoach Radio Show airs:

Wednesday @ 11a.m

Friday @ 3p.m


Sponsors, Partnerships & Supporters

Swell Farmacy

The Swell Farmacy Team is dedicated to delivering nature’s best medicine to Arizona patients in a safe, compassionate environment. Our knowledgeable staff aims to connect client ailments with the appropriate medicinal qualities of each available strain. Expert cultivators use sustainable, innovative growing techniques to bring out the best qualities of the plant.

THC College

Join THC College and gain access to our campus. Progress through online cannabis classes at your convenience and even attend interactive certification courses. Upon completion of certified training courses our team assists graduates in staffing and resume development. 

Southwest Cannabis Conference & Expo

A business-to-business event bringing together experts from the local, regional and national cannabis industry to network and share the latest industry information is an event where individuals interested in the industry can learn more from these industry experts.  

Women Grow AZ Chapter

Women Grow was created to connect, educate, inspire and empower the next generation of cannabis industry leaders by creating programs, community and events for aspiring and current business executives. Women Grow is a for-profit entity that serves as a catalyst for women to influence and succeed in the cannabis industry as the end of marijuana prohibition occurs on a national scale.

420 Skin Care

 Marvina Thomas is the founder of 420 Skin Care and Vina Soaps. Born in  Southern California she was in the Nursing Field for over 20 years.  Marvina is the CEO of START LIVING Recovery Home 501c (3) Non-Profit for  men and woman where she helps individuals abstain from Opioids and  Alcohol and reintroduces the individual back into clean living. Since  then, she developed her business making Luxury Soaps using Premium oils. 

Marijuana Industry Trade Association (MITA)

 We are Professionals, Entrepreneurs, Educators, and Advocates united to  build a strong and sustainable future for the cannabis industry in  Arizona.  Our work focuses on helping Arizona businesses stay informed,  network, and thrive. We support local non-profits and educate all  citizens on the benefits of joining the Medical Marijuana Program. We  serve as the voice of the industry, devoted to defeating negative  stigmas about cannabis and working to end prohibition.


Arizona Medical Marijuana Act- Political Action Committee (AMMA PAC)

AMMA PAC is a Patients First organization seeking  to deliver greater access to certification to legally purchase and  possess medicinal Cannabis. Our organization works closely with  patients, dispensaries, ancillary services and products to ensure all  points of view are adequately represented at Arizona's legislature. 

Our Thanks

Digital Administrator - Tashema Oates

Show Producer - Kaja Brown

All of our listeners around the world


The BCRS is the only cannabis ‘infotainment’ all-talk radio show in
Arizona, hosted by two senior African-American women.  The show’s
general target audience is the 55+ year old market. The budcoach Radio
Show (BCRS) format includes interviews with canna-business leaders,
consumers, seniors, healthcare and legal professionals, in addition to
current news, edibles cooking recipes, and much more.

The budcoach Radio Show

The budcoach Radio Show, is a division of Budcoach Enterprises, LLC.  The budcoach Radio Show (BCRS) airs weekly via Radiophoenix.org, a community-based Internet station.  


New Times Best of 2016 - Radio Phoenix named “Best Internet Radio Station”, touting The budcoach Radio Show as a standout program at the radio station.


The Grande Dame Golden Girls’ team of Carol and Thea, brings over 55
years of combined varied professional experience. These Budcoach Enterprises, LLC Executives, are national award-winning standouts in the areas of Broadcast Media, Marketing & Public Relations, Higher Education Management, and Community Organization & Activism. Add to this team’s direct hands-on experience and success credits: Corporate/Higher Education Fundraiser; Grant Writer; Author; Ghostwriter; Entrepreneur; Event Planner; and published monographs. Both hold degrees from prestigious universities, and colleges.