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Matthew Kind from the website CannaInsider provides weekly interviews with the leading voices of the rapidly growing Cannabis, Marijuana Industry. Listen in and learn as visionaries discuss the trends and technology that are shaping the industry. Each week you’ll learn about; what is going on in The Marijuana Industry, what states are legalizing and when, what jobs are being created by both recreational and Medical Marijuana (MMJ) legalization, ways to invest in cannabis businesses, and fun and safe ways to partake in Marijuana Tourism. Looking for more? We also interview various experts including: cannabis chemists, dispensary owners, manufacturers of marijuana infused products (MIPS), seed companies, marijuana and cannabis investors and entrepreneurs.

Matthew Kind from the website CannaInsider provides weekly interviews with the leading voices of the rapidly growing Cannabis, Marijuana Industry. Listen in and learn as visionaries discuss the trends and technology that are shaping the industry. Each week you’ll learn about; what is going on in The Marijuana Industry, what states are legalizing and when, what jobs are being created by both recreational and Medical Marijuana (MMJ) legalization, ways to invest in cannabis businesses, and fun and safe ways to partake in Marijuana Tourism. Looking for more? We also interview various experts including: cannabis chemists, dispensary owners, manufacturers of marijuana infused products (MIPS), seed companies, marijuana and cannabis investors and entrepreneurs.

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Boulder, CO

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Matthew Kind from the website CannaInsider provides weekly interviews with the leading voices of the rapidly growing Cannabis, Marijuana Industry. Listen in and learn as visionaries discuss the trends and technology that are shaping the industry. Each week you’ll learn about; what is going on in The Marijuana Industry, what states are legalizing and when, what jobs are being created by both recreational and Medical Marijuana (MMJ) legalization, ways to invest in cannabis businesses, and fun and safe ways to partake in Marijuana Tourism. Looking for more? We also interview various experts including: cannabis chemists, dispensary owners, manufacturers of marijuana infused products (MIPS), seed companies, marijuana and cannabis investors and entrepreneurs.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep 343 - Here's What Cannabis Consumers Are Purchasing in 2021...

4/19/2021
The products being purchased in cannabis retail stores are changing, and this leaves cannabis companies with two options: adapt and look ahead...or get left behind. Here to help us stay on the right side of that equation is Cy Scott of Headset. Learn more at https://www.headset.io Key Takeaways: [00:55] An inside look at Headset, the leading cannabis data analytics company [1:34] Cy’s background as a co-founder of Leafly and how that led him to start Headset [3:43] The fast-evolving...

Duration:00:44:35

Ep 342 - Cannabis Extraction is Booming - Largest Extraction Company Reveals Trends

4/12/2021
With extracted cannabis-derived products making up about 50 percent of all cannabis products sold, extraction equipment is in high demand. Here to tell us more is Nick Tennant of Precision Extraction. Learn more at https://precisionextraction.com Key Takeaways: [00:52] An inside look at Precision Extraction, the industry leader in cannabis extraction equipment, C1D1 lab planning, and extraction training [1:40] Nick’s background in cannabis and what led him to start Precision...

Duration:00:42:46

Ep 341 - Social Equity Initiatives Spark A Cannabis Incubator in N. California...

4/5/2021
The Congo Club is one of the only places that carry the Red Congolese, an heirloom strain of cannabis that provides an electrifying, thought-provoking, and optimistic high. Here to tell us more about it is Amber Senter, founder of The Congo Club and Breeze Distro. Learn more at https://www.breezedistro.com Key Takeaways: [1:11] An inside look at The Congo Club and Breeze Distro, a distributor of high-quality cannabis products in California [2:31] Amber’s background and how she got into...

Duration:00:33:34

Ep 340 - She Uses Crowdfunding To Fund Her Cannabis Soil Business

3/29/2021
If you have a business serving cannabis growers, it can be hard to get funding. Here to walk us through her nontraditional path to funding is Liz Wald of Good Earth Organics. Learn more at goodearthorganics.com Seedinvest: https://www.seedinvest.com/goodearthorganics/series.a Email: liz@goodearthorganics.com Key Takeaways: [00:46] An inside look at Good Earth Organics, one of the nation’s leading organic soil brands [1:05] Liz’s background and how she got into the cannabis...

Duration:00:35:18

Ep 339 - GrowGeneration: Consolidating The Market For Cannabis Grower's Supplies

3/22/2021
How do you take the fragmented cannabis retail supply business and consolidate it to provide both commercial and home-growers with everything they want under one roof? Here to help us answer that is Michael Salaman, president and co-founder of GrowGeneration. Learn more at https://growgeneration.com Key Takeaways: [00:50] An inside look at GrowGeneration, the nation's largest chain of specialty hydroponic and organic garden centers [1:33] Michael’s background and how he got into the...

Duration:00:46:51

Ep 338 - Only The Cleanest Cannabis Grows Past Government Tests

3/15/2021
For cannabis cultivators, failing microbial and pesticide testing can be a death sentence. Here to show us how to pass these tests with flying colors is Shawn Grey of Gard’nClean. Learn more at https://gardnclean.com Key Takeaways: [00:47] An inside look at Gard’nClean, the world’s most user-friendly, point-of-use biocide for environmental sanitation [1:18] Shawn’s background and how he got into the cannabis space [4:33] The different government tests cannabis cultivators are required...

Duration:00:39:09

Ep 337 - Silicon Valley Switching Focus to the Cannabis Dispensary

3/8/2021
How do you take lessons learned from Silicon Valley and apply them to cannabis POS software to help retailers save time and money? Here to help us answer that question is Barry Saik, CEO of Greenbits. Learn more at https://www.greenbits.com Key Takeaways: [00:53] An inside look at Greenbits, a cannabis retail POS software solution that provides compliance and marijuana inventory management [1:07] Barry’s background working for Intuit and how he got into the cannabis space [2:19]...

Duration:00:32:31

Ep 336 - Cannabis Jobs Are Booming, CEO of Leafly Gives The Details

3/1/2021
Covid-19 has not only accelerated advancements in technology but also the types of jobs needed to support the cannabis industry. Here to tell us more is Yoko Miyashita, CEO of Leafly. Learn more at https://www.leafly.com Key Takeaways: [48:11] An inside look at Leafly, the world’s largest cannabis information resource [1:41] Yoko Miyashita’s background as a lawyer and how she got into the cannabis space [4:20] How consumer behavior has shifted in cannabis over the last five years and...

Duration:00:28:42

Ep 335 - Selling Cannabis Above Market Rate? Here’s How...

2/22/2021
At a time when most cannabis cultivators are competing on price, this company is commanding a premium on their sought-after flower. Here to tell us about it is Sam Ghods of Connected Cannabis. Learn more at https://www.connectedcannabisco.com Key Takeaways: [1:00] An inside look at Connected Cannabis, the largest branded flower company in California [1:27] Sam’s background in tech and how he got into the cannabis space [5:01] How Connected Cannabis commands a premium on their flower in...

Duration:00:35:18

Cannabis After Covid – 7 Ways The Cannabis Industry Will Change After COVID-19 (Encore)

2/15/2021
What will the cannabis industry look like after COVID-19? CannaInsider host Matthew Kind forecasts the 7 disruptive changes that will take place in the years to come. Check out an infographic on these 7 changes at https://www.cannainsider.com/covid Key Takeaways:

Duration:00:14:06

Ep 334 - Master Grower Shares Secrets of World Class Cannabis Cultivation

2/8/2021
Commercial cannabis growers are notoriously tight-lipped when it comes to their growing methods, but not Ryan Douglas. Today this master grower shares all the secrets you need to take your grow to the next level (including what not to do). Learn more at https://douglascultivation.com/about Key Takeaways: [00:54] An inside look at Ryan’s new book, From Seed To Success [1:35] Ryan’s background as CanopyGrowth’s expert cultivator when the company was still named Tweed [3:01] How Ryan...

Duration:00:37:08

Ep 333 - Iconic Cannabis Company Harborside Taken Over and Moving in a New, More Profitable Direction

2/1/2021
The end of federal prohibition of cannabis is on the horizon as we enter a new, more mature phase of growth for retailers and growers. Here to tell us more is Matt Hawkins of Harborside and Entourage Effect Capital. Learn more at https://shopharborside.com Key Takeaways: [1:20] An inside look at Matt’s work as Chairman of Harborside and Managing Partner of Entourage Effect Capital [3:56] How Matt’s background in private equity has helped him make Harborside a success [8:14] The...

Duration:00:32:43

Ep 332 - The Zillow of Cannabis Properties?

1/25/2021
How do you find real estate for cannabis businesses? Here to answer that question is Ryan George of 420 Property, the Zillow of cannabis. Learn more at https://www.420property.com Key Takeaways: [1:43] An inside look at 420 Property, the world’s largest hemp and cannabis real estate marketplace [2:06] Ryan’s background in cannabis and how he came to start 420 Property [8:51] “Green zones” and where to find them [10:06] Why both businesses and investors are choosing Ryan’s platform as...

Duration:00:31:16

Ep 331 - Insider Reveals How To Design a Cannabis Dispensary Customers Flock To

1/18/2021
Retail design and brand identity are pivotal to creating a successful cannabis dispensary. Here to give us some pointers is one of the industry’s top experts: Megan Stone of High Road Design Studio. Learn more at https://www.highroadstudio.com Key Takeaways: [00:46] An inside look at High Road Studio, an award-winning interior design, branding, and consulting studio for cannabis dispensaries [1:20] Megan’s background in cannabis and how she came to start High Road [4:08] How cannabis...

Duration:00:44:30

Ep 330 - The Startup Behind PBR’s Cannabis Drinks Is Opening the Door to New Possibilities…

1/11/2021
Cannabis and hemp beverages are exploding, and it’s all thanks to new breakthroughs in infusion technology. Here to tell us about it is Harold Han of Vertosa. Learn more at https://vertosa.com Key Takeaways: [00:45] An inside look at Vertosa, the infusion technology startup behind Pabst’s new THC seltzers [1:15] Harold’s background and how he came to start Vertosa [4:31] How Vertosa creates water-soluble cannabinoids through advanced nanoemulsion [9:05] Important factors Vertosa...

Duration:00:46:55

The Cannabinoid Science Nobody is Talking About (Holiday Encore 3 of 3)

1/4/2021
We just reached possibly one of the largest milestones in creating pure, consistent cannabinoids in a lab. Here to tell us about it is Kevin Chen of Hyasynth Bio. Learn more at https://hyasynthbio.com Key Takeaways: [1:32] An inside look at Hyasynth Bio and its work creating biosynthesized cannabis compounds [3:05] Hyasynth Bio’s first product, an ultra-pure CBD oil created using cultured cannabinoids [7:44] How Hyasynth Bio is improving CBD production in terms of both speed and...

Duration:00:43:57

These Low-THC Cannabis Drinks Are Disrupting The Alcohol Industry (Holiday Encore 2 of 3)

12/28/2020
If you hand most people a cannabis drink, their first question is probably, “How high will this make me?” This one unknown might just be what’s holding cannabis beverages back. Until now. Listen in as Luke Anderson of Cann discusses the state of cannabis drinks and where he sees the category heading. Learn more at http://www.drinkcann.com/ Key Takeaways:

Duration:00:46:51

This Dose-Controlled Device Is Launching Cannabis Into the Wellness Arena (Holiday Encore 1 of 3)

12/21/2020
While thousands of new cannabis products hit the market each year, most fail to create product-market fit due to a lack of differentiation or clear-cut benefits. Today’s guest is CEO of Dosist Gunner Winston, who has simplified cannabis consumption with targeted formulas and precise dosing to create a product that is catapulting cannabis into the wellness arena. Learn more at https://dosist.com Key Takeaways:

Duration:00:35:41

Ep 329 - Surging Interest in Cannabis Vaginal Health Products

12/14/2020
An area of the cannabis marketplace gaining steam in a big way is women’s health. Here to tell us more about it is Cyo Nystrom of Quim, CBD-infused products for vaginal health and sexual wellness. Learn more at https://itsquim.com/shop/ Key Takeaways: [00:43] An inside look at Quim, a line of CBD-infused lubricants and everyday proactive vaginal health products [00:58] Cyo’s background and how she came to start Quim [10:44] The benefits of cannabis for female vaginal health and sexual...

Duration:00:42:55

Cannabis Plant Breeding Expert Explains How to Create Thriving Plant (Encore)

12/7/2020
A critical component of any cannabis cultivator’s business is establishing best practices around breeding plants. Here to tell us how to create thriving genetic nurseries is Matt Gaboury of House of Cultivar. Learn more at https://www.seattlecannabis.co/house-of-cultivar/ Key Takeaways: [1:04] An inside look at House of Cultivar, the largest cultivator in Seattle, WA [2:03] Why Matt has shifted his focus from designing grow facilities to plant breeding [4:51] Types of clients House of...

Duration:00:46:28