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Cannabis Tech Talks is a high-spirited and informative discussion with cannabis industry leaders about the business, science, and tech topics moving the industry forward! The podcast is produced by the team behind the award-winning quarterly publication Cannabis & Tech Today.

Cannabis Tech Talks is a high-spirited and informative discussion with cannabis industry leaders about the business, science, and tech topics moving the industry forward! The podcast is produced by the team behind the award-winning quarterly publication Cannabis & Tech Today.

Location:

United States

Description:

Cannabis Tech Talks is a high-spirited and informative discussion with cannabis industry leaders about the business, science, and tech topics moving the industry forward! The podcast is produced by the team behind the award-winning quarterly publication Cannabis & Tech Today.

Language:

English

Contact:

3099226861


Episodes

Episode 92: Driving Retail Sales With Digital Signage

6/16/2022
Digital menu boards seem to be a standard in cannabis dispensaries. Customers can identify what they want, what’s available, pricing, potency, and maybe even some educational tidbits as well — all while waiting in line. Digital signage is more than a digital picture frame, it’s an opportunity to talk to the captive waiting room and tell a story. That story could include advertising, how-to tips, even customer reviews. It’s an evolving tool to help retailers drive sales and connect with...

Duration:00:23:26

Episode 91: Building Customer Trust With Blockchain Tracking

6/9/2022
Building trust around cannabis has been a slow process. The U.S. Government spent billions of dollars over several decades smearing the plant and degrading users. Now it’s up to cannabis retailers and producers to change the narrative. The only way to do that is through transparent practices and education. New technologies are making this easier. In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Isaac Balbin shares how his inventory and compliance software Parsl is using blockchain to create an...

Duration:00:37:50

Episode 90: Cybersecurity Solutions for Cannabis Companies

6/2/2022
Cyber criminals can attack in unexpected ways. That USB charger in your hotel room could be a covert snake into your modem. A mysterious USB drive in the parking lot is more likely to be a hacker's key to your data than a lost drive loaded with bitcoin. Join the conversation as Cannabis & Tech Today managing editor sits down with Violet Sullivan, VP of client engagement at Red Point Cyber. Sullivan reveals concrete steps you can take to protect yourself from cyberthreats and how to respond...

Duration:00:41:53

Episode 89: Rolling RAW With Josh Kesselman

5/26/2022
In this special episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, RAW Rolling Papers Founder Josh Kesselman sits down with Cannabis & Tech Today Editor in Chief Charles Warner. Kesselman shares why he’s so passionate about social media, how his papers are born from generations of craftsmanship, and why philanthropy is something everyone should get fired up about. This is one candid conversation you won’t want to miss. Cannabis Tech Talks are brought to you thanks to the support of Polyscience. Discover how...

Duration:01:14:50

Episode 88: Everything is an Edible with Ripple

5/17/2022
Fast-acting, consistent, flavorless edible technology exists. The best part? It’s backed by science! Join Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller as she sits down with Ripple Co-Founder and Brand Director Missy Bradley to explore the emerging world of dissolvable concentrates. Bradley reveals why human trials are so rare in the cannabis industry and how Ripple is using data from its experiments to create unique, versatile dissolvables that can turn anything into an edible. Join...

Duration:00:22:46

Episode 87: Data-Driven Retail Insights From Hoodie

5/3/2022
If used correctly, data analysis is a powerful tool in the retailer's arsenal. But gathering market insights in the cannabis space has historically been a fragmented, slow-moving process. That’s changing. In today’s episode, Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller sits down with Kris Walker, president and chief commercial officer for Hoodie. Walker’s data platform gathers retail information from across the country to deliver next-day insights to its clients. It’s tracking...

Duration:00:25:42

Episode 86: Learn How to Open a Dispensary From Cova Software’s CEO

4/27/2022
If you were launching a dispensary, what would be your primary concern? According to Gary Cohen, CEO of Cova Software, the majority of entrepreneurs are most concerned with compliance. He created Cova to meet that need. His point-of-sale (POS) software is one of the retail cannabis industry’s most popular interfaces. Cohen said his first priority when creating Cova was to provide retailers with a compliance-focused POS system that would be easy to learn and scalable. Along the way, Cohen...

Duration:00:31:23

Episode 85: Chatting with the Champ

4/20/2022
Iconic boxer, entrepreneur, and cannabis advocate Mike Tyson has conquered the world of boxing, featured in several shows and movies, and launched a successful podcast, among other endeavors. In 2019, he launched Tyson 2.0, his own cannabis brand. In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, he and Tyson 2.0 CEO Chad Bronstein sit down with Cannabis & Tech Today Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner and staff writer Aron Vaughan to discuss the company’s product line, the future of the brand, and Tyson’s...

Duration:00:18:14

Episode 84: Influencer Insights With Brooke Burgstahler

4/14/2022
In today’s episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, content creator, actor, and comedian Brooke Burgstahler speaks with Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller for the cover feature of the winter 2021 issue. Burgstahler recently launched Budding Mind, a wellness and lifestyle blog focused on holistic health. Cannabis has been a big part of Burgstahler’s journey, but her true passion is acting. As the host of World of Weed, she gets to flex her journalism and acting skills while...

Duration:00:35:34

Episode 83: A QVC for THC? Josh Koppel Talks Cannabis, Content, and Technology

4/5/2022
Josh Koppel is an entrepreneur at the intersection of content and technology. In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller sits down with Koppel to discuss cannabis media. Koppel launched Wowee, a cannabis-focused media company in 2021. Wowee is offering a fresh take on cannabis content with shows like The Flower Hour and Sell High. If QVC covered THC products, Sell High would be the result. Koppel discusses why these innovative takes on...

Duration:00:29:50

Episode 82: High Fashion With Hemp Apparel Manufacturer Nicole Mitchell

3/29/2022
Hemp is one of nature’s most versatile plants. It’s food, fuel, fiber, and so much more. In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Nicole “Cole” Mitchell joins Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller to explore the expanding world of hemp textiles. Mitchell is the founder of Urbane Luggage, the first Black-woman-owned hemp luggage and apparel manufacturing brand in the United States. After a semester abroad studying marketing, Mitchell fell in love with travel, hemp, and...

Duration:00:24:40

Episode 81: Invest in Cannabis With The Arcview Group CEO Jeffrey Finkle

3/22/2022
In today’s episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, discover the next big thing in cannabis investments. The Arcview Group CEO Jeffrey Finkle joins Cannabis & Tech Today Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner to discuss the evolution of the cannabis sector, what’s smart in investments, and how the industry will change as more markets come online. The Arcview Group is an event management and financial services firm leveraging thought leadership to facilitate growth in several emerging industries. Arcview...

Duration:00:38:51

Episode 80: Disruptive Tech and the Evolution of Commercial Cultivation

3/15/2022
Cultivation and automation are becoming more and more synonymous. In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia MIller discusses artificial intelligence, vertical cultivation, and all things soil to oil with Agrify’s Rob McEvoy. As vice president of customer success, corporate development, and government affairs, McEvoy has experience in every aspect of the industry. He explores the impact of machine learning on the agricultural industry and examines...

Duration:00:26:17

Episode 79: Science and Innovation With PAX

3/8/2022
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, PAX Labs COO Steven Jung discusses the intersection between innovation, technology, and customer satisfaction. PAX Labs is a global cannabis brand specializing in award-winning technology. Jung shares how he graduated from West Point and worked in business and technology before finding his footing in the cannabis industry. PAX is pioneering research into cannabis consumption methods and using its findings to create compelling new product lines. Its...

Duration:00:20:30

Episode 78: Regulatory and Commercial Considerations for Hemp-Derived CBD

3/1/2022
How do cannabis chemotypes shape market access? What’s the FDA’s position on CBD as a consumer product ingredient? Listen in as Dr. Duffy MacKay shares what he’s learned as the senior vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs at CV Sciences, a CBD company available in more than 7,300 retail locations. This business-focused discussion is adapted from a session at the Emerge Virtual Cannabis Conference. Are you still reading? Start listening and join the conversation around...

Duration:00:27:08

Episode 77: Higher Learning With Green Flower CEO Max Simon

2/22/2022
There is so much to know about the world of cannabis. To enter this industry requires more than tenacity and passion, it requires an education in a topic that’s widely misunderstood. In today’s episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Max Simon joins Cannabis & Tech Today Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner to discuss cannabis education. Simon is the CEO and co-founder of Green Flower, a cannabis education and training platform. The company is now working with 23 universities and community colleges across...

Duration:00:37:41

Episode 76: Firing It Up with Berner and Run the Jewels

2/8/2022
Michael Kauffman, director of the CLIO Cannabis Awards, leads this conversation with Berner, Killer Mike, and El-P. The prolific rappers and cannabis entrepreneurs explore how the two industries overlap and share some of their earliest cannabis memories. Co-Managers of Run the Jewels Will Bronson and Amaechi Uzoigwe add their insights in this exclusive CLIO Fireside Chat. Listen in to hear about the group’s origins, passions, and their view on the twisted politics of prohibition.

Duration:00:25:49

Episode 75: Seeking Justice for Cannabis Offenders

1/27/2022
In today’s episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, hear from members of the Last Prisoner Project (LPP) as they explore criminal justice reform. Co-Founder Andrew DeAngelo shares what inspired the launch of LPP. Sarah Gersten, executive director and general counsel for the organization, discusses how legalization is helping advance equity and expungement in the industry. Yet, she notes, there was still a lack of focus on individuals incarcerated for nonviolent cannabis crimes. That’s where LPP found...

Duration:00:44:22

Episode 74: The National Cannabis Party With Special Guest Redman

1/18/2022
What does democracy mean to you? If you’re ready for your elected officials to start voting in favor of the issues you care about, consider signing up for the National Cannabis Party. Today’s episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, adapted from the Emerge Virtual Cannabis Conference, reveals the party’s ambitions and strategies for advancing the nation’s cannabis agenda. Special guest Redman makes an appearance and party leaders discuss what the blockchain can do for political representation.

Duration:00:37:26

Episode 73: Education and Inspiration at the Cannabis Science Conference

1/4/2022
Cannabis is more than a plant. It’s a network of cannabinoids, terpenes, and molecules that are shaping the future of medicine, manufacturing, and more. In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, President, CEO, and founder of the Cannabis Science Conference Joshua Crossney shares what he’s learned from years hosting one of the nation’s premiere, science-driven cannabis conferences. After a hiatus in events due to the pandemic, the Cannabis Science Conference is back with more insights,...

Duration:00:24:13