Cannabis Tech Talks was crowned Best Niche Podcast during the 2020 Nichee Awards Ceremony. Find out for yourself why we took the inaugural category title by listening to any of the episodes in our growing library.
Episode 53: Is 2021 the Year of Cannabis in Sports?
Should athletes be allowed to use cannabis? Is it performance enhancing? Could it replace opioids as the preferred medicine for post-game recovery? Former Super Bowl champion and host of Doobin’ with Reuben, Reuben Droughns tackles these tough questions with Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller in this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks.
Episode 52: The Healing of the Nation with Julian Marley
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The herb is one of the purest medicines out there,” says Grammy-nominated musician and founder of JuJu Royal Julian Marley. In this exclusive interview, Managing Editor Patricia Miller speaks with Marley to understand why he entered the CBD space, how his views have changed since JuJu Royal was founded, and what he sees for the future of the industry.
Episode 51: Whole Plant Wellness | A Cannabis Journey with Danny Murr-Sloat, Co-Founder, AlpinStash
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The path to cannabis is different for everyone. For many, the journey starts with pain. For Danny Murr-Sloat, his career in cannabis cultivation started with severe pain, fentanyl, and a deep desire to find pain management solutions that didn’t leave him depressed, asleep, and missing out on his life. In this special episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Murr-Sloat shares his harrowing battle with illness and isolation, and reveals how cannabis helped change his life for the better.
Episode 50: Glass House Group | Doing Craft Cannabis At Scale with CEO Graham Farrar
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How did a background in technology and eco-innovation help Glass House Group President & Chief Cannabis Officer, Graham Farrar create one of California’s largest cannabis companies? Tune in to this “Sustainable Leadership” special podcast to find out. From his pioneering work with audio company Sonos to founding a vertically-integrated cannabis powerhouse, Farrar is reimagining what it means to grow green. Join host and Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller to discover what it takes to become a leader in sustainability.
Episode 49: Celebrity-Centric Brands: Hopper Reserve An Art- and Creativity-Driven Cannabis Label with Evan Eneman
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We often judge a brand by its packaging. What does this company represent, what’s their culture, and how does it reflect the lifestyle of the person buying it? We speak with Evan Eneman, serial entrepreneur, investor, and advisor for some expert insights. From his work with Fiorello, a cannabis branding and marketing agency, to co-founding Casa Verde Capital alongside Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus, Eneman is an authority on creating brand loyalty. He and C&TT Managing Editor Patricia Miller discuss how to create brand identity, build a brand architecture, and the importance of visual storytelling in marketing.
Episode 48 : Jon Goldman wants to help members of the Cannabis Industry own their own homes.
Nobody likes talking about mortgages or refinancing, but we promise this podcast will inspire, educate, and inform. Illinois is adapting rapidly to legalized cannabis, but how are new home buyers with an income from cannabis supposed to find a lender? Federal banking isn’t friendly to the cannabis industry — but there are solutions. Listen as Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner discovers how would-be-homeowners can find hope for their future.
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Episode 47: The David Crosby
This week’s episode of Cannabis Tech Talks brings a celebrity guest to the situation room. Frontman for The Birds and Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young, as well as the face of the Mighty Croz Brand, the legendary David Crosby joins Managing Editor Patricia Miller to discuss some of the setbacks and difficulties of maintaining a celebrity cannabis brand. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE to Cannabis Tech Talks to keep up with all the action.
Episode 46: Elizabeth Browde – 420MEDIA & The ALL NEW Cannabis Television Network
Along with your host Editor-in-Chief, Charles Warner; Elizabeth Browde, COO of 420MEDIA discusses her latest venture: A New Cannabis Channel. There’s considerable buzz around cannabis but there’s still too much fear and stigma. Browde’s channel dispels the myths and dives into the science behind the therapeutic and widely misunderstood plant.
Episode 45: Cannabis Remediation, Decontamination & Eradication | RAD SOURCE TECHNOLOGIES
Cannabis is a fickle plant. Whether it’s mold, mildew, or pests, there are plenty of opportunities for costly pathogens to contaminate a crop. In this episode, C&T Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller speaks with Rad Source Executive Vice President George Terry and Head of Research & Development Dr. Justin Czerniawski to learn the ins and outs of cannabis remediation. What are some common solutions and is there a way to avoid remediation all together?
Episode 44: Cannabis According to Jim w/ Jim Belushi
On today’s podcast, your host Charles Warner, and Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller interview a real OG of Hollywood — Jim Belushi, who has recently made his way into headlines and onto television screens with his foray into cannabis, the 93-acre Belushi Farms, and his hit new show on the Discovery channel Growing Belushi. Jim shares how he chose some of his strains from legends like Captain Jack with “the Smell of SNL,” and what direction he sees cannabis heading next. You don’t want to miss this hilarious, informative, special episode of Cannabis Tech Talks.
Episode 43: GreenScreens’ CEO Shawn Cutter on Menu Board Integration & Innovation
Welcome back to another episode of Cannabis Tech Talks. On today’s show, Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller is talking to Shawn Cutter, CEO of dispensary screen & signage company GreenScreens. Not only does GreenScreens provide high-quality menu boards and screens, but they also provide an ecosystem that integrates with P.O.S. systems to help educate and inform retail customers. Shoppers know immediately which products are in-stock and information about that product is displayed based on real-time in-store data.
To learn more about GreenScreens, ShawnCutter, and the services they offer, go to: https://greenscreens.tv/.
Episode 42 – Helmand Valley Growers | Marine Special Forces Members Turned Ganjapreneurs; Funding Veteran Cannabis Research
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On this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, your host, editor-in-chief & Army veteran Charles Warner, interviews 2 ex-marine raiders, Bryan Buckley, CEO/Founder, and Matt Curran, CoFounder and COO of Helmand Valley Growers Company. HVGC was conceived from the stresses of battle, to help everyone battling day-to-day life, they are on a mission to help put an end to the opioid and suicide epidemic plaguing our Nation’s Heroes. Founded and operated by 3 marine special forces members, HVGC puts a military mindset behind their products and procedures to operate with extreme precision.
To learn more about Helmand Valley Growers Company go to https://www.hvgcompany.com.
Episode 41 – Spinner | Modular Grow Systems
On this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, your host & Managing editor of Cannabis & Tech Today sits down with Chief Operating Officer, David Baetens & Chief Designer and Engineer, Denis Buj of Spinner Grow – a modular growing chamber for the simplified growing experience. The Spinner smart growing device controls every aspect of your operations, from lighting to water, to temperature control, With Spinner Each chamber spins to ensure plant consistency each and every harvest. The patented dual air zone design allows for complete climate control and monitoring to maximize your growth and eliminate burning.
Learn more about Spinner Grow & Order today visit – https://www.spinnergrow.com
Episode 40 – Andrew DeAngelo: Activist, Pioneer & Legend in the Cannabis Realm
On this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, your host Charles Warner, Editor-in-Chief of Cannabis & Tech Today is joined by cannabis activist & industry pioneer, Andrew DeAngelo. DeAngelo shares how he launched one of the first legal cannabis dispensaries in the world, Harborside in Oakland, CA, with his brother and cannabis revolutionary Steve DeAngelo. Together, they conceived and implemented many cannabis industry standards, such as lab testing and child-safe packaging.
He shares his experience as an activist for patient rights and details how everyone can get involved with one of his current projects: The Last Prisoner Project. The non-profit works to redress the past and continuing harms of unjust imprisonments for non-violent cannabis offenders. LPP was founded out of the belief that if anyone is able to profit and build wealth in the legal cannabis industry, those individuals must also work to release and rebuild the lives of those who have suffered from cannabis criminalization. The Last Prisoner Project is a social impact partner for the Emerge Virtual Cannabis Conference.
Find out more about how you can help. Visit: https://www.lastprisonerproject.org
Episode 39 – Roger Brown: ACS Laboratories – Emerald Standard in Cannabis Testing
On today’s episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, your host and Editor-in-Chief of Cannabis & Tech Today, Charles Warner interviews President & CEO of ACS Laboratory Roger Brown, the largest cannabis & hemp testing facility in the eastern half of the United States. Brown tells the story of how ACS Laboratory came up in the cannabis scene by being on the cutting edge of scientific process’ and certifications. As a clinical laboratory, they were able to operate at a higher level of proficiency which helped them stand out among their competitors. ACS Laboratory is designated by the Florida Department of Agriculture to field-select hemp for testing in the State of Florida.
To learn more about ACS Laboratory go to https://acslabcannabis.com.
Episode 38 – Julian Marley: Spirituality, Healing, & Cannabis – JUJU Royal Ultra Premium CBD Products
On this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Managing Editor Patrica Miller interviews Julian Marley, grammy-nominated reggae musician, humanitarian, and son of the legendary Bob Marley. The two discuss Marley’s views on cannabis, the role it plays in his spirituality, and how CBD eased his daughter’s suffering during her battle with brain cancer.
Julian Marley’s new line of CBD Products: JuJu Royal Ultra Premium CBD Products, bring the healing energy of cannabinoids to you – find out more at https://jujuroyal.net.
Episode 37 – Philter Labs Inc. & Daily High Club – Creative Cannabis Marketing
In today’s episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Managing Editor Patricia Miller learns how augmented reality, influencer marketing, and direct-to-customer connections are revolutionizing the world of cannabis marketing. Head of Marketing for Daily High Club Elizabeth Whiting and Chief Marketing Office of Philter Labs Inc. Amanda Byrd shares how they’re increasing engagement and building a loyal customer base with high-tech marketing strategies.
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Episode 36 – Fluence by OSRAM – Lighting, Planning, & Bioengineering
On this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, go in depth with your host Charles Warner as he is joined by Project Manager of Horticulture Services for Fluence by OSRAM Sean Sangster to discuss their latest innovations in lighting. As a master grower, Sean has seen the industry change over the years. He discusses how it’s evolved and where it’s going next. Plus, Sangster shares his latest experiments and newest discoveries with lighting that are pushing cannabis farther than any other crop on the planet.
Find out more about Fluence by OSRAM and their products: https://fluence.science
Episode 35 – ABSTRAX Tech – Enhancing the Cannabis Testing Process Through Science
On this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Managing Editor Patricia Miller interviews Maxwell and Kevin Koby of ABSTRAX Tech, a company specializing in botanical extraction, terpene, and aroma compound research. The Koby Brothers are taking a scientific approach to cannabis testing — far beyond quality control — and have developed a unique way to test for molecules often overlooked with standard testing techniques. The brothers were recently credited with the discovery of “the Gas” compounds, which are responsible for the dank, skunky aroma unique to cannabis. This refined testing will one day allow scientists to rank cannabis based on its unique chemical qualities, rather than through consumer reviews, which is how most cannabis is rated today.
Find out more About ABSTRAX Tech and the Koby Brothers at their website: https://abstraxtech.com
Episode 34 – NEXTRACTION – Water Extraction – The Industry Game Changers
Is water extraction the future of clean extracts for the cannabis industry? And we’re not talking about ice water hash. The host of Cannabis Tech Talks, Charles “Chuck” Warner, gets all the info from NEXTRACTION, CEO, Patrick Hyland on his revolutionary new process that is not only is it safer than other methods, it’s also healthier – to extract cannabis molecules using only water.
Find out more about NEXTRACTION here: https://nextraction.com
Episode 33 – Chris Walsh – Marijuana Business Daily – The Future of Events – Virtual & More
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner sits down with CEO of Marijuana Business Daily, Chris Walsh, to discuss the current state of the cannabis industry and how current circumstances may affect the future of the event space. Charles and Chris dive into some new and emerging strategies to provide a worthwhile event experience digitally.
For more information about Marijuana Business Daily NEXT Conference & more go to https://mjbizconference.com.
Episode 32 – Cannabis Financial Solutions – Banking and Merchant Processing
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner talks with Chief Revenue Officer of DAMA Financial Eric Kaufman. DAMA Financial provides secure online banking and cash courier services, minimizing the risks associated with carrying or storing large amounts of cash. Listen to learn about cannabis finances, banking solutions, and cash to tax options to elevate your business.
For more info visit https://www.damafinancial.com/
Episode 31: Cannabis, Innovators, and Creatives
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner talks with Roger Volodarsky, CEO of Puffco. Puffco is the community-driven premier vaporizer company that focuses on innovations in vaporizing technology. Volodarsky talks about why being connected to the community is so important, his hands-on approach to leadership, and his experience in the industry. We also dive into concentrates, Sativa vs. Indica, and how cannabis brings together designers, technology, and engineers to create an industry that is the most welcoming to all innovators!
Check out https://www.puffco.com to learn more!
Episode 30: Fast-Acting Edibles and Creating Community from Crisis
Listen in for our exclusive chat with Ron Silver, world-renowned chef and restaurateur. Silver is the founder of Azuca, a CBD-edibles company with a patent-pending process allowing edibles to take effect within just 15 minutes.
He recently partnered with Wana Brands to create fast-acting edibles with a quick onset and a predictable come down. Silver shares how he created his patent-pending formula, how his restaurants are faring amid Covid-19 closures, and what’s next for his culinary creations.
Visit – https://azuca.co
Episode 29: Aster Farms and The Power of Nature
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner and Sr. Video Editor Adam Saldaña speak with CEO of Aster Farms Julia Jacobson. Aster Farms is a sustainably grown cannabis farm in Northern California. Jacobson talks about their deep-rooted belief that responsible farming, live soil, and organic inputs produce the highest quality flower. Plus, we explore the benefits of natural sunlight vs. artificial light. Jacobson prefers to focus on sustainability, letting nature do the work because she believes clean cannabis creates a cleaner high.
Visit https://www.asterfarms.com to learn more!
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Episode 28 – Cashless Payment Solutions : More Essential Than Ever
Cannabis is still a mostly cash-only enterprise, so how can dispensaries step into the digital age and accept payments online or via a credit-card reader? Gavin fills us in on how the industry is dealing with these challenges, what solutions are on the market, and offers his advice on how to turn a crisis into an opportunity.
For more info visit: https://cannatrac.com
Episode 27 – Cannabis Genetics: Crafting a New Strain
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Sr. Video Editor Adam Saldaña talks with Danny Murr-Sloat, master cannabis cultivator and co-founder of AlpinStash, a small family-owned sustainable cannabis grow in Lafayette, Colorado. Murr-Sloat shares how he entered the industry, found his passion for cultivation, and why he loves creating new strains. We reveal what surprises he has in store and why cannabis cultivation is more than a job, it’s a craft.
To learn more visit: https://alpinstash.com
‘The Craft of Cannabis” – AlpinStash Grow Tour – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcYHFI2vpMY&t=2540s
Episode 26: Taking Cannabis IT Above the Clouds
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner talks with Todd Rosales, Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) at CloudPros. Todd has been in the technology, digital, and affiliate marketing space for more than a decade. He has experience with technology, security, and compliance solutions. Cloud Pros is known for its extensive technical expertise in integrating security, network, IT infrastructure, and cloud-hosted solutions. Today, Todd and the team are striving to be an integrated leader in technology solutions for medical and recreational dispensaries in the cannabis industry.
Visit www.realcloudpros.com to learn more!
Episode 25 – Cannabis Manufacturing: Stepping Up and Adapting During Coronavirus
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner talks with President and CEO of STM Canna Aaron Ray. STM Canna is a top innovator in the field of cannabis & hemp processing technology. Ray and Warner discuss how STM Canna has been maneuvering during quarantine, discussing everything from production to business and sales. Plus, discover the idea behind and reception of the ‘Mini Rocket Box’.
Visit https://stmcanna.com to learn more!
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Episode 24 – Dr. Jon Thompson Dives into Extraction, Marketing, and Manufacturing
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner talks with Dr. Jon Thompson, CEO of extraktLAB. His expertise in supercritical CO2 extraction techniques, market development, and strategic marketing, has helped numerous companies launch, expand, and thrive.
extraktLAB specializes in the design of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliant extraction facilities. To learn more visit: https://extraktlab.com
Episode 23 – Cannabis Media and Brand Importance During COVID-19
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With high-quality media and journalism being so important, Cannabis & Tech Today Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner talks with Founder and CEO of Grasslands: A Journalism-Minded Agency Ricardo Baca. Baca is a 20-year veteran journalist, keynote speaker, TEDx speaker, and thought leader in modern media and drug-policy circles. His enthusiasm for journalism and responsible drug policy has taken him all over the world. Sit back and enjoy the ride while we sit down with this pioneer.
Episode 22 – Everything You Need to Know About Hemp During Coronavirus
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner talks with Morris Beegle, hemp entrepreneur, advocate, educator, and president of WAFBA (We Are for Better Alternatives, which includes producing NoCo Hemp Expo, Southern Hemp Expo, Silver Mountain Hemp Guitars, and Let’s Talk Hemp media platforms). Charles and Morris talk about the state-of-the-state of hemp and how the industry is adapting to social distancing and the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Visit https://wafba.org to learn more!
Episode 21 – The Importance of Science and Data in the Cannabis Industry
Why do science research and data matter so much in this day and age? And more importantly who are our sources from the information and data we get? Not all data is the same.
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner talks with cannabis advocate, entrepreneur, and researcher, and founder of Aunt Zelda’s and Zelira Therapeutics Ltd. Mara Gordon. Mara and Charles talk about how the cannabis industry has evolved and changed in such a short period of time and what data is the right data.
Zelira Therapeutics Ltd (formerly Zelda Therapeutics) is a leading global therapeutic medicinal cannabis company with access to the world’s largest and fastest-growing cannabis markets.
Episode 20 – Polyscience Laboratory: What an Essential Cannabis Company Looks Like
Are cannabis businesses #essential during this unprecedented time of lockdown? In this episode Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner talks with David Wallach, Marketing Director at PolyScience Laboratory. David explains why Polyscience is proud to be an essential American manufacturer, doing their part in the fight against #coronavirus. Plus a behind-the-scenes story about working with the cannabis legend Tommy Chong.
Episode 19 – Essential Financial Planning for Your Cannabis Business During Lockdown
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner talks with Jim Marty, CEO of Bridge West LLC, CPAs, and Consultants. Jim is a pioneer and a leader in the cannabis industry and is a nationally recognized and renowned expert on marijuana tax, accounting, and banking issues.
Buckled down during the Coronavirus? What should cannabis companies focus on? How can cannabis businesses stay connected during the Coronavirus Pandemic Lockdown?
Visit https://bridgewestcpas.com to learn more!
Episode 18 – Cannabis Labratory Information Management System - Confident
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner had the opportunity to talk with Brad Bogus, VP of Marketing at Confident Cannabis. Confident Cannabis is the world’s first technology solution to bring transparency and consistency to legal cannabis through data and insights.
Confident Cannabis provides wholesale cannabis and lab testing software to the industry and has one of the best laboratory information management systems (LIMS) designed specifically for the cannabis industry.
Discover new strains and browse phenotypes with Confident Cannabis’ “Connect” tool, an interactive 3D tool that uses the world’s largest database of cannabis chemistry to visualize cannabis flower by cannabinoid and terpene profile.
Visit https://confidentcannabis.com to learn more!
Episode 17 – Network with Cannabis Professionals - Leafwire
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner had the opportunity to speak with Peter Vogel, CEO of Leafwire. Leafwire is the largest business network in Cannabis and has quickly become known as the Linkedin of Cannabis! Leafwire also just launched a Cannabis and Hemp job board and have 1,500 open jobs looking to be filled.
Create your Leafwire account and start building your network.
Episode 16 – How Cannabis Companies Can Help Fight Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner had the opportunity to speak with Yobie Benjamin, the San Francisco-based investor, and activist.
Yobie explains how cannabis companies can help fight COVID-19. The largest cannabis companies in the U.S. and beyond all have real-time PCR machines, which are capable of detecting the RNA of the COVID-19 virus. Yobie Benjamin is calling on the FDA to grant a CLIA waiver so that cannabis companies, and other companies and institutions, can pitch in on the fight against the virus.
Testing is critical for identifying infected individuals and separating them from the healthy. Unlike in South Korea, China, etc., the U.S. has failed thus far to scale-up testing.
Here’s a brief video by Benjamin talking about the untapped potential of PCR machines:
Episode 15 – Blu Gro System – Like a Greenhouse, But Better
This episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Julabo USA, Inc.
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In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner had the opportunity to speak with Mike Wright, Operations Manager of Blu Room Enterprises, LLC and Blu Gro Systems. Blu Gro System is a fully automated Gro House with the addition of Blu LED’s, narrow-band UV-B lights, sacred geometry, charged water, and a state-of-the-art sound system. This allows the potential of each cannabis plant’s DNA to be fully relaxed.
The future of agriculture is to provide a system in which truly healthy, disease-resistant plants grow with all the great flavors and full nutrition as they realize their full DNA potential, supporting a new, healthier lifestyle for happier people.
Episode 14 – Santé Laboratories – Testing Hemp in the Lone Star State
This episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Wrazel.
Wrazel is a multi-faceted business platform, founded with the purpose to bring together qualified ventures, start-ups, service providers, investors and thought-leaders that are actively engaged in the cannabis industry.
In our first Cannabis Tech Talks episode of the year, Associate Editor Anthony Elio had the pleasure to speak with two team members of Santé Laboratories, President Mike Sandoval and Chief Scientific Officer Brian Sloat. Santé Laboratories (also known as Santé Labs) is an accredited hemp lab based out of Austin, Texas.
Our exclusive conversation covers how Brian and Mike first entered the cannabusiness and the intricate world of testing hemp.
Make sure to check out Santé Labs at https://santelabs.com/
Episode 13 – Cannabis Tech Entrepreneur - Roger Obando
In this exclusive episode, we learn about the journey of Roger Obando, cannabis entrepreneur, activist, and author! Roger shares with us what he’s learned from his experience inside the tech industry, his new book The Highest Common Denominator: Elevating the Base Self, his advocacy for equality in the cannabis Industry, and his thoughts on the cannabis bubble. See what he’s got planned for the future in this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks.
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Episode 12 – Big Hemp Meets Big Business with BigMike
This episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by CRATIV Packaging, providing products that are safe, child-resistant, effective, sustainable and consumer friendly specifically designed for the cannabis industry.
In this exclusive interview, we discuss the business of cannabis and hemp with the “Business Outlaw” BigMike Straumetis. BigMike shares with us what he’s learned from decades of experience inside the cannabiz. From his #1 selling hydroponics nutrients company Advanced Nutrients to his podcast Business Outlaws, Big Mike has experienced a great amount of success in the cannabiz, and he’s not done yet… See what he’s got planned for the future in this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks.
Episode 11 – The Man, The Myth, The Legend – Tommy Chong
In this extra-special interview, we discuss cannabis, culture, stigmas, and stereotypes with the one-and-only Tommy Chong. Share a laugh, learn his secrets for the perfect smoke, discover how the government threatened his family, and hear exclusive insights into his spirituality in this legendary episode of Cannabis Tech Talks.
Check out Tommy’s cover feature in the spring 2019 issue of Cannabis & Tech Today at https://cannatechtoday.com/spring-2019-issue-ty/.
Episode 10 – Vaping & The Illicit Market – Cannabis Compliance
Cannabis Tech Talks sits down with Mike Coner, President of ezGreen Compliance, LIVE at New West Summit 5 in San Francisco. ezGreen Compliance is a point-of-sale software company that empowers cannabis business owners with time-tested technology.
In this episode, we cover cannabis, hemp, CBD, and the illicit market. Plus, a look at the vaping epidemic – how quality control standards need to be established to assure safe, quality products to all consumers. Empower your company with the future of cannabis compliance.
For more info visit: https://cannatechtoday.com
Also Visit: http://ezgreencompliance.com
Episode 9 – Foreseeing the Future of Cannabis - Gaynell Rogers
In this episode, Cannabis & Tech Today sits down with Gaynell Rogers, Founder/Managing Partner of Treehouse Global Ventures (TGV), LIVE at New West Summit 5 in San Francisco. Treehouse Global Ventures is a female-founded fund designed to identify, mentor, and grow women- and minority-founded cannabis-related businesses. TGV creates both financial and social capital value for investors who want a solid ROI. In this episode, we talk about the new emerging tech, media, and innovations in the cannabis industry and how data is steering decision-making in this new booming industry.
For more info visit: https://cannatechtoday.com
Also Visit: https://www.treehouseglobalventures.com
Episode 8 – The Future Of Cannabis Events - Farechild Events
In this episode we talk with the brains behind Farechild, CEO and Co-Founder James Zachodni and David Tran Co-Founder of Farechild (Founders of DOPE Magazine) live at the CWCBExpo 2019 in LA. Farechild is an all-inclusive, ultra-high-end event production and marketing platform in the cannabis industry. And Zachodni and Tran are looking to change the game!
For more info visit: https://farechild.com
Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E96VTqr9I6w&t=4s
Episode 7 – Cannabis Media Roundtable
In this special extended episode, we have a media roundtable at the Cannabis Science Conference. Featuring Cannabis & Tech Today Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner, Skunk Magazine Co-Owner Julie Chiariello, Curious About Cannabis founder Max Nash, CFN Media freelance cannabis writer Rachelle Gordon, and Principal of Canna Newswire John Sidline, this is one media talk you won’t want to miss.
For more info visit: https://cannatechtoday.com
Episode 6 – GRAM – Athletes and Cannabis
We speak with Antonio DeRose, personal trainer, competitive trail runner, freelance writer, and speaker, to learn more about Grass Roots America Magazine. We discuss sports, athletes, and cannabis in this special episode. Discover more about GRAM at https://getgramnow.com.
Episode 5 – Elixinol – Figuring Out Full Spectrum Hemp/CBD Oil
Live from MJBizCoN NEXT, Cannabis Tech Talks takes some time to speak with Elixinol’s VP of Marketing and Communications Chris Husong to discover the science behind full-spectrum CBD and the endocannabinoid system.
What’s next for Elixinol?
Watch the video to find out more: https://youtu.be/8GIj-W9RKeQ
Episode 4 – MJBizCON NEXT – Connecting Cannabis Industry
Live from MJBizCoN NEXT, Cannabis Tech Talks takes some time to speak with MJ Business Daily Vice President of External Relations Chris Day. In this episode, we discuss why the event is in New Orleans, the future of MJBizCon NEXT, and sustainability within the cannabis space.
Episode 3 – STM Canna – Cannabis Technology
Cannabis & Tech Today chops it up with president and CEO of STM Canna, Aaron Ray. (LIVE at MJBizCon NEXT in New Orleans) STM Canna is a global leader in cannabis & hemp processing technology servicing clients in all medical and recreational legal U.S. States and Canada.
Episode 2 – CRATIV Sustainability Packaging
Cannabis & Tech Today sits down with president and CEO of CRATIV packaging, Bill Ludlow. (LIVE at MJBizCON NEXT in New Orleans) CRATIV is committed to be an environmentally conscious, child safe, sustainable company that asks the question, “How can we make cannabis packaging better?”
Episode 1 – Cannabis Science Conference
Cannabis & Tech Today sits down (LIVE at MJBizCon NEXT in New Orleans) with Joshua Crossney & Andrea to talk about The Cannabis Science Conference! Cannabis Science Conference (CSC Events, LLC) is the world’s largest and most technical cannabis science expo. Their conference pulls together cannabis industry experts, instrument manufacturers, testing labs, research scientists, medical practitioners, policy makers and interested novices. Their annual event is aimed at improving cannabis science.
For more info visit: https://www.cannabisscienceconference.com