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If you’re thinking of investing, working, or starting a business in the cannabis industry, then you need to listen to Plant Problems, a podcast that takes a different approach to cannabis than what you’re seeing and hearing from the mainstream media. Hosted by Tony Frischknecht, the podcast provides high level information to help you understand the business more and make your decision on the direction you want to take. Tony has been successful in the cannabis industry for over fifteen years, and he’s going to take you along on a ride that will help widen your horizon and your industry knowledge about this amazing plant. The cannabis industry is still very new. Therefore, there are a lot unknowns. These unknowns are rather scary, but we will take you on a journey to help uncover the unknown. In Plant Problems, he’s going to be breaking down and tearing apart the myths of the cannabis industry along with shedding some light on the opportunities in the industry. Born and raised in Colorado, Tony always enjoyed the challenge of starting and building a business. At the young age of 25, he became an entrepreneur with two small construction companies. In 2005, he got introduced to the medical marijuana industry in Fort Collins, Colorado, and started a small MJ caregiving business called Highway to Healing. By the time he was 35, he had two dispensaries with an annual revenue of $6.5 million in sales, including two indoor grow facilities in Denver, Colorado – all four locations having 19 city and state licenses.In late 2012, Tony joined a group of industry leaders to build Organa Brands and started a successful cannabis brand called O.penVAPE. The maker of vaping products and edibles posted a top-line sales of $100 million in 2016 and prides itself of selling a product every nine seconds. It buys ten tons of marijuana a year and creates over 1 million grams of concentrated cannabis oil a year. Organa Brands is the only cannabis company with products on the market in ten states, including at 1,200 dispensaries. Subsequently, Tony has moved on to other ancillary businesses involving small scale extraction and commercial grow technologies. He is also the author of the newly released book, From Black Market to The Man, which outlines the 10 steps to becoming a multi-millionaire in the legal cannabis industry. With the fast evolution of the industry and the acceptance by those who used to be skeptics, the opportunities are vast. The Plant Problems podcast will make that much easier to navigate for you as Tony will be featuring and interviewing some people he knows personally and some who are working in the industry that are large influencers at this point in time to help facilitate and address a lot of your concerns and your needs. Be prepared to take in as much information as you can along with understanding as we all learn together from the experts and come out with an amount of insight that will be very valuable. Come along with Tony Frischknecht for the ride here on the Plant Problems podcast as he shows you more of the industry than anybody out there. Be in the know about how to invest, work, or start a business in the cannabis industry. We look forward to having future conversations with you as we go along this journey.

If you’re thinking of investing, working, or starting a business in the cannabis industry, then you need to listen to Plant Problems, a podcast that takes a different approach to cannabis than what you’re seeing and hearing from the mainstream media. Hosted by Tony Frischknecht, the podcast provides high level information to help you understand the business more and make your decision on the direction you want to take. Tony has been successful in the cannabis industry for over fifteen years, and he’s going to take you along on a ride that will help widen your horizon and your industry knowledge about this amazing plant. The cannabis industry is still very new. Therefore, there are a lot unknowns. These unknowns are rather scary, but we will take you on a journey to help uncover the unknown. In Plant Problems, he’s going to be breaking down and tearing apart the myths of the cannabis industry along with shedding some light on the opportunities in the industry. Born and raised in Colorado, Tony always enjoyed the challenge of starting and building a business. At the young age of 25, he became an entrepreneur with two small construction companies. In 2005, he got introduced to the medical marijuana industry in Fort Collins, Colorado, and started a small MJ caregiving business called Highway to Healing. By the time he was 35, he had two dispensaries with an annual revenue of $6.5 million in sales, including two indoor grow facilities in Denver, Colorado – all four locations having 19 city and state licenses.In late 2012, Tony joined a group of industry leaders to build Organa Brands and started a successful cannabis brand called O.penVAPE. The maker of vaping products and edibles posted a top-line sales of $100 million in 2016 and prides itself of selling a product every nine seconds. It buys ten tons of marijuana a year and creates over 1 million grams of concentrated cannabis oil a year. Organa Brands is the only cannabis company with products on the market in ten states, including at 1,200 dispensaries. Subsequently, Tony has moved on to other ancillary businesses involving small scale extraction and commercial grow technologies. He is also the author of the newly released book, From Black Market to The Man, which outlines the 10 steps to becoming a multi-millionaire in the legal cannabis industry. With the fast evolution of the industry and the acceptance by those who used to be skeptics, the opportunities are vast. The Plant Problems podcast will make that much easier to navigate for you as Tony will be featuring and interviewing some people he knows personally and some who are working in the industry that are large influencers at this point in time to help facilitate and address a lot of your concerns and your needs. Be prepared to take in as much information as you can along with understanding as we all learn together from the experts and come out with an amount of insight that will be very valuable. Come along with Tony Frischknecht for the ride here on the Plant Problems podcast as he shows you more of the industry than anybody out there. Be in the know about how to invest, work, or start a business in the cannabis industry. We look forward to having future conversations with you as we go along this journey.

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If you’re thinking of investing, working, or starting a business in the cannabis industry, then you need to listen to Plant Problems, a podcast that takes a different approach to cannabis than what you’re seeing and hearing from the mainstream media. Hosted by Tony Frischknecht, the podcast provides high level information to help you understand the business more and make your decision on the direction you want to take. Tony has been successful in the cannabis industry for over fifteen years, and he’s going to take you along on a ride that will help widen your horizon and your industry knowledge about this amazing plant. The cannabis industry is still very new. Therefore, there are a lot unknowns. These unknowns are rather scary, but we will take you on a journey to help uncover the unknown. In Plant Problems, he’s going to be breaking down and tearing apart the myths of the cannabis industry along with shedding some light on the opportunities in the industry. Born and raised in Colorado, Tony always enjoyed the challenge of starting and building a business. At the young age of 25, he became an entrepreneur with two small construction companies. In 2005, he got introduced to the medical marijuana industry in Fort Collins, Colorado, and started a small MJ caregiving business called Highway to Healing. By the time he was 35, he had two dispensaries with an annual revenue of $6.5 million in sales, including two indoor grow facilities in Denver, Colorado – all four locations having 19 city and state licenses.In late 2012, Tony joined a group of industry leaders to build Organa Brands and started a successful cannabis brand called O.penVAPE. The maker of vaping products and edibles posted a top-line sales of $100 million in 2016 and prides itself of selling a product every nine seconds. It buys ten tons of marijuana a year and creates over 1 million grams of concentrated cannabis oil a year. Organa Brands is the only cannabis company with products on the market in ten states, including at 1,200 dispensaries. Subsequently, Tony has moved on to other ancillary businesses involving small scale extraction and commercial grow technologies. He is also the author of the newly released book, From Black Market to The Man, which outlines the 10 steps to becoming a multi-millionaire in the legal cannabis industry. With the fast evolution of the industry and the acceptance by those who used to be skeptics, the opportunities are vast. The Plant Problems podcast will make that much easier to navigate for you as Tony will be featuring and interviewing some people he knows personally and some who are working in the industry that are large influencers at this point in time to help facilitate and address a lot of your concerns and your needs. Be prepared to take in as much information as you can along with understanding as we all learn together from the experts and come out with an amount of insight that will be very valuable. Come along with Tony Frischknecht for the ride here on the Plant Problems podcast as he shows you more of the industry than anybody out there. Be in the know about how to invest, work, or start a business in the cannabis industry. We look forward to having future conversations with you as we go along this journey.

Language:

English


Episodes

Success Starts With Planning

3/24/2021
This bonus episode is for my listeners to let you know what is going on in the next couple of months. We will be taking a small break from publishing to record a bunch of new episodes and you can expect me back on June 16th. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! https://tonyfrischknecht.com/plant-problems-podcast/

Duration:00:05:26

Is Wholesale The Answer? – The Perks Of Having A Big Stash

3/17/2021
Wholesaling cannabis can be tricky, but it does give you a fair amount of options for what to do with that extra product. For one, you can control the amount you sell depending on market prices. You can use it to create products of your own or white-label it with some other company. You can even use it for bartering to help out a struggling friend in the business. These are just some of the possibilities that Tony Frischknecht sees as he makes the case for wholesale as a feasible, if not...

Duration:00:09:30

Decriminalization Of Drug Use And Its Effect On The Cannabis Industry

3/10/2021
The decriminalization of small amounts of drug use such as cocaine, meth, and heroin has been happening in various states in America. This has led to many people talking about growing cannabis, which may cause a federal movement for cannabis decriminalization. In this episode, Tony Frischknecht discusses the various implications of these recent developments. What future industries may arise from these events? What law enforcement initiatives must be put in place for drug regulation? Tune in...

Duration:00:11:15

The Four Best Ways To Survive In A Saturated Market

3/3/2021
The boom of the cannabis market in Colorado, Oregon, Washington, and Nevada can pose a few threats to many new businesses. When these markets become saturated, it can be difficult to position yourself among the competition and thrive. Fortunately, Tony Frischknecht has the episode just for you. With his four tips, he shares how you can best survive a saturated market. Tune into this episode to find out! Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How »Join the Plant Problems...

Duration:00:21:41

Waste Not, Want Not: How To Strategically Cope With Cannabis Legalization

2/24/2021
The year 2020 has been a wonderful year for the cannabis industry, with many states reporting booming revenue for the past year. But what may be the recent landmark many people are rooting for is cannabis legalization, which is currently embraced by 36 states, either for medical or recreational purposes. In response to this significant industry change, Tony Frischknecht presents some useful tips on how to scale your garden according to the government's rules and regulations. He explains the...

Duration:00:24:38

What Millionaires Look For To Invest In Your Business

2/17/2021
Putting your business ideas into actuality can be tough, most especially if you don’t know how to attract the people who can help take you there—the investors. In this episode, Tony Frischknecht shares four tips you can do whenever you are talking to a millionaire and get them to invest in your business. Join him as you learn how to go about your explanations, promises, proposals, finances, and more. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How »Join the Plant Problems...

Duration:00:16:21

From Comic Con To Spreading Awareness On The Benefits Of Cannabis With K.C. Murdock

2/10/2021
How does one enter the world of Comic Con to that of Cannabis? Allow K.C. Murdock to enlighten us in this episode. Joining Tony Frischknecht, K.C. takes us to his career journey from starting as a musician to becoming a podcast host of Chronicles of Comic Con and Down the Road Show. Venturing out to the world of cannabis, he then shares with us his new docu-series, The Cost of Cannabis, about the industry, where he sheds light on the amazing benefits of cannabis to our health. K.C. then lets...

Duration:00:22:10

Market Transition Tips From Traditional To Regulated Cannabis

2/3/2021
The market transition is expected as everything around us is constantly changing and frequently upgrading. How to adapt to the transition from the traditional market to the regulated cannabis business is a progression for growers and owners. Join Tony Frischknecht as he gives some extremely important information and strategies to guide you in this big move in the market. He shares some tips, which you can consider as a drill, to become the business entrepreneur that you are and to expand...

Duration:00:13:07

Highly Recommended: What To Look For In Buying Cannabis Stocks

1/27/2021
In recent years, the cannabis industry is gaining wider acceptance as it has been legalized in some states. If you are looking into the significance of the cannabis industry on the economy and watching how the cannabis business is unfolding, you are on the right track. In this episode, Tony Frischknecht talks about the development of cannabis companies and investment opportunities with cannabis trading. Based on his life-changing experience as a cannabis investor, he offers tips on what to...

Duration:00:18:01

Wow! How Much Do You Want For That?

1/20/2021
Pricing cannabis seems like a no-brainer until you dig your boots into the ground and realize that it’s really not. Being in a new industry, buyers and sellers tend to rely a lot on guesswork instead of an established flower pricing system, which does not exist at all for both wholesale and retail. Aware that this is a moving target at present, Tony Frischknecht nevertheless believes that there is a way that buyers and sellers can agree on standard flower prices. For this, he proposes to use...

Duration:00:15:28

From The Closet To The Greenhouse Part 2 Of 2 With Matt Gillard

1/13/2021
There are a number of growers in the industry who started their careers in the closet. This is all too familiar with Matt Gillard, whose journey started from illegally smuggling to legally growing his own commercial cannabis with Jamaco LLC. Picking up right where we left off, Tony Frischknecht continues his interview with Matt, where he now shares the tough decision he has to make in business: looking to bring on an investor and choosing what direction to go to. He takes us across some of...

Duration:00:28:41

From The Closet To The Greenhouse Part 1 Of 2 With Matt Gillard

1/6/2021
Cannabis is an industry most people ignore, and therefore they miss all the fun and benefits it has to offer. Matt Gillard saw the opportunity to grow commercial cannabis ever since he was young, though his dream did not start in the most legal way. As he sits down with Tony Frischknecht, he shares the interesting story of how he left his illegal smuggling ways in favor of starting a legal cannabis greenhouse to grow the plant for legal purposes in the form of Jamaco, LLC. He details how he...

Duration:00:36:11

This Digital Currency Will Make Your Store And Customers Safe With Dan Stofka

12/30/2020
More and more businesses are working on running cash-free in this digital age, especially in the cannabis industry, where it has a banking problem. In this episode, Tony Frischknecht sits down with Dan Stofka, the CTO of KIND Financial, to talk about the digital currency that will make your store and customers safe. He talks about the hurdles many faces when it comes to banking and finding partners and shares the benefits of going cashless. Follow Tony and Dan in this conversation as they...

Duration:00:26:03

Massive Social Equity Opportunities In Massachusetts Part 8 Of 8 With Flavia Hungaro

12/23/2020
You can’t always do it on your own if you’re looking to make big moves in your cannabis business. Having a business partner can make things a lot easier, but it can also be your undoing if you do it wrong. There are a number of reasons why business partners work out and there are millions of reasons why people have bad relationships with business partners. How do you determine who a good business partner is and what they're going to bring to the table? Tony Frischknecht tackles this in this...

Duration:00:26:27

Massive Social Equity Opportunities in Massachusetts Part 7 Of 8 With Flavia Hungaro

12/16/2020
There is a lot going on behind the scenes in an entrepreneur’s personal life as they build a thriving cannabis business. As a result, personal finance becomes this one, huge consideration in their business plan. For many, it is a delicate balancing act between being able to pay personal bills while taking care of the things that the business needs to grow. The failure to achieve this balance has been the undoing of many a business, and you simply don’t want yours to be one of them. Tony...

Duration:00:56:51

Massive Social Equity Opportunities in Massachusetts Part 6 of 8 With Flavia Hungaro

12/9/2020
What is a triple net lease and what’s included in it? In part six of eight segments, Tony Frischknecht and Flavia Hungaro, the owner of the new company called Locomotion Cannabis, discuss triple net lease lessons. They also touch on the limits to grow operations and how you can eliminate them. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How »Join the Plant Problems Community today: blackmarketbook.comLinkedInInstagramFacebookYouTube

Duration:00:24:34

Massive Social Equity Opportunities In Massachusetts Part 5 of 8 With Flavia Hungaro

12/2/2020
As with any business, opening and marketing a cannabis store involves a lot of struggles. In part five of a series of eight interviews with Flavia Hungaro, the owner of the new company called Locomotion Cannabis, Tony Frischknecht and Flavia talk about the challenges one may encounter when opening and marketing a dispensary. Tune in to this episode to find out what they are so you can make the necessary preparations with your own business. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and...

Duration:00:17:03

Massive Social Equity Opportunities In Massachusetts Part 4 of 8 With Flavia Hungaro

11/25/2020
Going into business with a family member or friend adds a different dynamic to it. You have to be very mindful of your decisions because at the end of the day, they’re giving you some financial backing from their own pockets. In part 4 of 8 episodes, Tony Frischknecht and Flavia Hungaro, the owner of the new company called Locomotion Cannabis, talk about the role your friends and family play in setting up your business. Costs are expensive and everything's going up, but with people who care...

Duration:00:25:00

Massive Social Equity Opportunities In Massachusetts Part 3 of 8 With Flavia Hungaro

11/18/2020
Social equity is concerned with fairness of social policy and justice. In the third part of Tony Frischknecht’s interview with Flavia Hungaro, the owner of the new company called Locomotion Cannabis, Flavia talks about the massive social equity opportunities she has found in Massachusetts, focusing on lease options and the importance of leases for your business. She goes through the social equity programs being implemented in the areas where she has leases, and outlines the multiple...

Duration:00:24:06

Massive Social Equity Opportunities In Massachusetts Part 2 of 8 With Flavia Hungaro

11/11/2020
In the cannabis space, the opportunities in grow and retail are increasing. In the second episode of an eight-part series on Massive Social Equity Opportunities in Massachusetts, Tony Frischknecht and Flavia Hungaro, a cannabis entrepreneur and the owner of the new company called Locomotion Cannabis, talk about the vast opportunities in grow and retail and whether one has to be an expert to build a cannabis business. At the end of the day, it's all about numbers when you get into a higher...

Duration:00:22:06