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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, and marijuana - 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, and marijuana - 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, and marijuana - cannabis investors and entrepreneurs.

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Episodes

Ep 275 - Canopy Rivers CEO Reveals the Hottest Segments in Cannabis

9/16/2019
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By making investments in other companies, large cannabis brands are attempting to capture exponential growth within specific corners of the marketplace. This not only works to increase ROI for investors, but it also provides these companies the chance to form strategic partnerships with rising startups ahead of the curve. Here to tell us all about this is Narbé Alexandrian of Canopy Rivers, a cannabis venture capital firm and the $1 billion investment arm of the largest cannabis company in...

Duration:00:37:04

Ep 274 - The Billion Dollar Cannabis Marketplace

9/9/2019
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Since launching in 2016, LeafLink has quickly become the largest e-commerce wholesale cannabis platform with $1 billion in annualized sales as of June 2019. In this episode, LeafLink CEO Ryan Smith gives us an inside look at what’s happening in the industry’s busiest marketplace. Learn more at https://leaflink.com Key Takeaways: Ryan’s background in cannabis and how he came to start LeafLinkAn inside look at LeafLink and the ways in which it helps brands and retailers streamline the...

Duration:00:42:07

Cannabis Guru Ed Rosenthal Shares His Tips For The Perfect Grow - Encore

9/2/2019
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Widely known as the “Guru of Ganja,” Ed Rosenthal is a leading cannabis horticulture authority, author, educator, and legalization pioneer. He’s the most renowned cannabis cultivator in the world and has authored numerous books on the topic, including Marijuana Grower’s Handbook (which Oaksterdam University uses as their cultivation textbook to this day) as well as his newest book, Marijuana Garden Saver. In this episode, Ed shares his advice to growers looking to achieve the perfect grow...

Duration:00:40:58

Ep 273 - Stackable Grow Chambers Are Taking Cannabis To New Heights

8/26/2019
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What happens when big data meets cultivation? Here to help us answer that is David Kessler of TriGrow, a leading cultivation solutions provider that just launched a grow chamber that will change cannabis as we know it. Learn more at https://trigrow.com Key Takeaways: David’s background in cannabis and how he became Senior Vice President of TriGrowAn inside look at TriGrow and its turnkey systems approach to help cultivators achieve the highest consistency and quality possibleThe different...

Duration:00:45:08

Ep 272 - The Last Barrier To Cannabis Beverages Has Fallen

8/19/2019
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Efficacy and rate of absorption are important variables when taking CBD, but the reality is most products on the market aren’t fast-acting and don’t have the best bioavailability. That’s why William Kleidon set out on a mission to crack the code on a delivery method that could provide both instant relief and optimal absorption, and he did not disappoint. With their patented immediate absorption technology, William and his team at Ojai Energetics are going where no company has gone before:...

Duration:00:51:52

Ep 271 - These LED Lights Are Capturing The Attention of Cannabis Growers

8/12/2019
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When outfitting a modern cultivation facility, lighting is one of the most important investments. With the right combination of spectrum and power, good lighting not only maximizes yield but also optimizes plant quality for home and commercial growers alike. But how do you stay up to date on all the advancements of indoor lighting and determine the best scheme for your facility? Here to help us tackle this is Noah Miller of Black Dog LED, makers of the best full-spectrum LED grow lights...

Duration:00:35:47

Ep 270 - Synthetic Cannabinoids Are Opening Up A New World Of Possibilities

8/5/2019
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Just as we’re becoming comfortable with the massive changes in cannabis legalization there enters a disruptive new technology called “Cannabinoid Biosynthesis” that has prompted a lot of interest among industry insiders. Here to tell us more about it is Jason Poulos of Librede, a synthetic biology company and leader in cannabinoid biosynthesis based in Southern California. Learn more at https://www.librede.com Key Takeaways: Jason’s background in biology and how it led him into the...

Duration:00:38:37

Ep 269 - Designer Cannabis Is On The Horizon Thanks To Molecular Science

7/28/2019
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It’s no secret that achieving a truly targeted effect is the holy grail of the cannabis industry, but how close are we to making this a reality? Are designer cannabis products on the horizon? Here to help answer this is Chris Emerson, co-founder and CEO of a unique company known as Level that’s working to disrupt the cannabis industry with products precisely tailored to every individual and every occasion. Learn more at https://www.levelblends.com Key Takeaways: Chris’ background in...

Duration:00:45:47

Using The Power of Ritual To Create Product-Market Fit - Encore

7/22/2019
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Justin Singer is the co-founder of Still Water Brands, a company focused on cannabis consumers that really don’t see themselves as cannabis consumers because they feel uncomfortable with the existing methods of consumption. For example, it is very confusing for a first-time cannabis consumer to understand why they don’t want to eat a 100mg infused chocolate bar, but instead, need to break it up into 10 or 20 pieces. First-time consumers ask, “wait, why do I need to break this bar up, isn’t...

Duration:00:41:07

Ep 268 - This Canadian Company Is Revolutionizing The Retail Experience...With Music

7/15/2019
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The Canadian cannabis market continues to mature and flourish under a liberal national legalization policy, and here to help us understand the latest trends in Canada is Ben Kaanta, COO of licensed producer Westleaf Inc. As a vertically integrated Canadian cannabis company, Westleaf has significant assets operating under development across the value chain. The company builds and operates cultivation, extraction, processing, manufacturing, research and development, and wholly-owned...

Duration:00:29:50

High Times Cultivation Expert Harry Resin Shares Cannabis Growing Tips - Encore

7/8/2019
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Harry Resin has a column in High Times Magazine with a focus on cannabis cultivation topics. Listen in as he shares his ideas on how to improve your grow and his thoughts on where the industry is heading. Key Takeaways: [2:08] – Harry talks about his background [4:25] – Harry discusses what he does when he is not writing for High Times [5:31] – Harry talks about the assisted breeder project he’s working on [7:53] – Harry’s advice on starting a commercial grow [9:58] – Rookie mistakes...

Duration:00:53:04

Expert Architect & Grower Reveals How To Design The Perfect Indoor Grow - Encore

7/1/2019
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Matt Gaboury is head of Design and Systems for Calyx King. Listen in as Matt describes the most high-tech and efficient grow rooms he creates. He also describes the grow room of the future. Key Takeaways: [0:59] – What is Calyx King [1:57] – Matt’s background [3:21] – Matt talks about what his work entails [4:57] – Planning a cannabis grow facility [11:02] – Biggest mistakes when planning a cannabis grow facility [13:55] – Matt talks about technology in optimizing workflow [16:53] –...

Duration:00:35:33

Ep 267 - Hemp Entrepreneur Building a Global Hempire

6/24/2019
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The hemp and CBD market are going global in a big way, and renowned hemp pioneer Paul Benhaim is here to help us navigate the waters. Now the founder and CEO of CBD brand Elixinol, Paul has been involved in the hemp industry since 1993. His first commercial endeavor in the space was a hemp-based nutritional bar that quickly moved from a few thousand bars per year to multi-millions and is now sold under numerous labels across the world. This lead Paul to found the industry-leading brand...

Duration:00:39:50

Cannabis Grower Uses Aquaponics With Massive Cost & Sustainability Benefits - Encore

6/17/2019
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Warren Bravo is CEO of Green Relief in Ontario Canada. Warren and his partners embarked on a 2.5-year journey to master growing cannabis in an aquaponics system. Most remarkable is Warren’s ability to leverage his aquaponics system to produce cannabis for under one dollar per gram. Growers of tomorrow or going to be competing with people like Warren and will most likely go out of business unless they are planning now to produce quality cannabis at massive scale. Key Takeaways: [1:25]:...

Duration:00:50:07

Ep 266 - Surprising Data on What's Selling In Dispensaries

6/10/2019
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Roy Bingham is the CEO of BDS Analytics, which produces the leading market trends reports, analyses, and consumer research in the cannabis industry. Not only does Roy know EXACTLY what is selling in dispensaries, but he also has definitive data on which cannabis product trends are accelerating and which are fading. In this interview, Roy shares his insight on where cannabis is heading in the months and years ahead. Learn more at https://bdsanalytics.com Key Takeaways: Shifts and...

Duration:00:49:42

How Terpenes Radically Change Your Experience Of Cannabis - Encore

6/2/2019
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Dr. Ethan Russo a neurologist and psychopharmacology researcher. If you are in the cannabis industry or looking to be, this episode will help you to understand the most important scientific aspects of the cannabis plant. Specifically, you will learn how terpenes radically change how you experience cannabis. Learn more about the benefits and science of cannabis terpenes. Key Takeaways: [1:00] – Dr. Ethan Russo’s background [4:26] – Dr. Ethan’s study of cannabis [6:15] – How does cannabis...

Duration:00:50:26

Ep 265 - How Hemp Packaging Is Saving Our Oceans - with Ron Basak-Smith of Sana Packaging

5/26/2019
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As the cannabis retail environment gets more competitive, retailers are looking for ways to stand out and make a statement. Here to tell us more about this is Ron Basak-Smith, CEO and Co-founder of a new company known as Sana Packaging that’s providing cannabis retailers with sustainable hemp-based packaging solutions. In this episode, Ron shares with us an inside look at Sana Packaging and how the company is working to fix the cannabis packaging problem and eliminate pollution. Learn...

Duration:00:25:35

Ep 264 - This Groundbreaking Biotech Developments Are Revolutionizing Cannabis And Beyond - with Cameron Keluche of KelSie Biotech and SUM Microdose

5/19/2019
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Incredible biotech developments are starting to bring new and exciting products to the cannabis market that would have seemed like science fiction just a few years ago. Here to tell us about it is Cameron Keluche, founder and CEO of sublingual cannabis tablet company SUM Microdose and president and CEO of KelSie Biotech, an innovation and intellectual property holding company in Boulder, CO. In this episode, Cameron shares with us a breakdown of KelSie’s “Bubble Drying” technology and how...

Duration:00:31:52

Ep 263 - PRØHBTD Is Taking Cannabis From Black Market To Mainstream - With CEO Drake Sutton-Shearer

5/12/2019
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Most entrepreneurs create a product or service before determining ways to build a customer base, but Drake Sutton-Shearer has taken a different route. Currently generating over 2 million unique visitors a month, Drake’s new cannabis content distribution network PRØHBTD allows him to market his own products while simultaneously bridging the gap between cannabis and mainstream culture. In this episode, Drake shares with us how PRØHBTD’s unique business model uses entertainment to broaden the...

Duration:00:27:34

Ep 262 - Dispensary Sales Are Booming Thanks To This New Tool - With Seed CEO Matt Cutone

5/5/2019
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Making dispensary customers feel welcome and informed the moment they walk into the store is vital, and the company that knows how to do this best is Seed Technology. Providing dispensaries with educational kiosks that help inform customers, Seed creates a customer experience that results in bigger purchases and repeat buyers. In this episode, Seed CEO Matt Cutone shares with us the incredible return on investment Seed is providing dispensaries across the US and gives us his insights on...

Duration:00:39:15