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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.

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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.

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Interesting and informative!

By rdawg and lukie - May 13 2020
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In the several years I've listened to this podcast I've learned so much about the rapidly evolving cannabis industry. While listening I'm often inspired to daydream/brainstorm how I might be able to switch to a career in cannabis. Thank you, Matthew Kind, for making such an entertaining, inspiring and informative podcast! I also love how much of your own personality you share on this show!

Great cannabis podcast

By Kevin Goldbeg - Jun 03 2019
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Consistently one of the best podcasts !!thank you.

iTunes Ratings

562 Ratings
Average Ratings
496
29
10
11
16

Interesting and informative!

By rdawg and lukie - May 13 2020
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In the several years I've listened to this podcast I've learned so much about the rapidly evolving cannabis industry. While listening I'm often inspired to daydream/brainstorm how I might be able to switch to a career in cannabis. Thank you, Matthew Kind, for making such an entertaining, inspiring and informative podcast! I also love how much of your own personality you share on this show!

Great cannabis podcast

By Kevin Goldbeg - Jun 03 2019
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Consistently one of the best podcasts !!thank you.
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CannaInsider - Interviews with the Business Leaders of The Legal Cannabis, Marijuana, CBD Industry

Latest release on Oct 19, 2020

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Rank #1: Ep 247 - The Best Opportunities for Cannabis Investors and Entrepreneurs in 2019

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A firefighter out of college, Cody Shirk’s expertise in finance is self-taught.

Today he’s a full-time investor and the founder of Explorer Equity Group (EEG), a global alternative asset manager that works to capitalize on investment opportunities off-the-beaten-path.

With investments in industry household names including Kush Bottles and Regulated Solutions, Cody’s latest non-mainstream investments lie in - you guessed it - cannabis.

In this episode, Cody shares his insights on the future of cannabis and advice for both entrepreneurs and investors looking to break into the industry.

Follow Cody at https://www.explorerequity.com/canna

Key Takeaways:

- Cody’s background in investing and how he came to start Explorer Equity Group and Explorer Partnership

- Ongoing propaganda against cannabis and how the industry is working to improve public perception

- The cannabis businesses Cody has invested in thus far, including Kush Bottles and Regulated Solutions

- What Cody looks for when investing in cannabis businesses and his advice to startups seeking funding 

- Cody’s outlook on startup investment and the price of cannabis over the next 1-2 years

- Asia and South America’s developing economies and the exciting investment opportunities within

- Cody’s tips on how entrepreneurs should go about approaching investors as well as ways investors can determine the best entrepreneurs to get behind

To learn more, visit: https://www.explorerequity.com/canna

Jan 13 2019

43mins

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Rank #2: Ep 266 - Surprising Data on What's Selling In Dispensaries

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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 trends that are beginning to take hold in cannabis
  • BDS Analytics’ statistical modeling methodology and how the company projects accurate market data
  • Roy’s clientele at BDS Analytics and how they benefit from the company’s market data
  • How much CBD is selling and how this currently varies by geography
  • New cannabis delivery systems and Roy’s projections for their success
  • BDS Analytics’ latest insights on cannabis consumer behavior
  • Acceptors and rejectors and why they are important to the cannabis industry
  • BDS Analytics’ recent partnership with leading data provider IRI
  • How cannabis has evolved over the decades and Roy’s insight on the industry’s future

Jun 10 2019

49mins

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Rank #3: How Terpenes Radically Change Your Experience Of Cannabis - Encore

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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 affect migraines [8:35] – Dr. Ethan’s take on why cannabis was put on Earth [9:38] – The endocannabinoid system [12:44] – What is a receptor [13:37] – Differences between indica and sativa [17:56] – Dr. Ethan talks about the interplay between terpenes and cannabinoids [24:11] – What does cannabis smoke do to the lungs [27:01] – Rescue shots if you get “too high” [28:31] – Dr. Ethan discusses the anti-inflammatory properties of cannabis [30:50] – What does cannabis do to the human body [37:18] – How does cannabis help with chemotherapy [39:37] – Dr. Ethan talks about CBD [41:10]What is THCV [43:43] – Dr. Ethan answers some personal development questions [48:28] – Dr. Ethan Russo’s contact info

Jun 02 2019

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Rank #4: High Times Cultivation Expert Harry Resin Shares Cannabis Growing Tips - Encore

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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 when starting a grow [11:12] – Harry discusses the importance of airflow [14:14] – How to contain cannabis odor [14:53] – Harry discusses nutrients [17:35] – Harry talks about PH levels [19:49] – What are Smart Bee Controllers [24:24] – Clones and grow room management [29:26] – How to minimize pests and disease [33:36] – Harry talks about how each region differs [34:47] – What is dabbing [38:11] – Evolution of concentrates [40:10] – Harry talks about conditions cannabis treats well [41:38] – Harry talks about lighting [44:16] – Harry talks about his favorite soil for growing [46:19] – Harry discusses upcoming technologies [47:42] – Harry’s book and web application recommendation [49:26] – Harry’s contact details

Learn more at: http://hightimes.com/author/harry-resin/

Jul 08 2019

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Rank #5: Ep 253 - Bringing Cutting Edge Science to Cannabis ­- Dr. Jon Vaught

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With the recent global surge in industrial hemp, scientists are moving into the hemp and cannabis space to provide cultivators the technologies and best practices of other industries.

Helping lead the movement is Dr. Jon Vaught, CEO and founder of Front Range Biosciences, an agricultural biotechnology company that specializes in tissue culture cloning for cannabis and other high-value crops.

In this episode, Dr. Jon shares how Front Range Biosciences is revolutionizing cloning methods to not only produce robust, healthy plants but also create new varieties that could disrupt the dietary and pharmaceutical industries.

Learn more at https://www.frontrangebio.com

Key Takeaways:

  • A breakdown of Front Range Biosciences and the revolutionary biotechnology it’s bringing to the cannabis industry
  • Dr. Jon’s background in biotechnology and what led him to start Front Range Biosciences
  • The differences between cannabis and hemp
  • A deep dive into Front Range Biosciences’ services, including its Clean Stock Nursery Program
  • The ins and outs of tissue culture laboratories and the benefits they offer researchers and cultivators alike
  • How to avoid common mistakes in cultivation, including exposing plants to disease
  • Dr. Jon’s goals to create new plant varieties and cannabinoid profiles for the purposes of dietary supplements, nutraceutical products, and even pharmaceutical products
  • Our current understanding of the cannabis genome and the exciting new discoveries Dr. Jon anticipates in the years to come

Mar 03 2019

52mins

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Rank #6: Ep 251 - Oaksterdam University: The Harvard of Cannabis for Entrepreneurs and Growers

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With the worldwide cannabis market projected to hit $32 billion by 2022, better training and information sharing will be paramount for industry newcomers in the years ahead.

Enter Oaksterdam University, widely known as the Harvard of Cannabis.

Since 2007, Oaksterdam has been the forerunner in providing the highest quality training offered in the cannabis industry and the first institution to address the growing needs of the marijuana movement, from patients to regulators. Such a focus has established Oaksterdam University as the first and only cannabis college with a comprehensive curriculum in cannabis business and horticulture.

In this episode, Oaksterdam Executive Chancellor Dale Sky Jones joins us to share everything the university has to offer for those looking to achieve success in the cannabis industry.

Learn more at https://oaksterdamuniversity.com

Key Takeaways:

  • Dale’s background in the cannabis industry and how she became executive chancellor of Oaksterdam University
  • The crippling federal raid Oaksterdam underwent in 2012 and how Dale took over to ensure the university’s continued success
  • Oaksterdam’s extensive curriculum and how the school determines its core programs and electives
  • How the university’s student population has expanded beyond the U.S. to 40 different countries since it was founded in 2007
  • Oaksterdam’s online versus in-person programs
  • How the university utilizes augmented reality in its courses
  • Examples of students who have gone on to achieve great success in the cannabis industry following their time at Oaksterdam
  • Dale’s advice to those looking to leave behind their current careers and enter the cannabis industry

Feb 10 2019

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Rank #7: Ep 249 - WAYV Founder and CEO is Creating the Amazon of Cannabis

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WAYV is an automated, on-demand supply chain logistics platform serving California’s exploding Cannabis industry. The technology streamlines the traditional B2B process, including transport, sales, and payment through a one-stop website that integrates regulatory and compliance checks. WAYV serves as a transparent, efficient tracking and compliance platform that surpasses the fulfillment experience of non-cannabis markets in today’s on-demand world.

In this episode, WAYV founder and CEO Keith McCarty shares how WAYV is revolutionizing e-commerce in the industry to become the “Amazon of Cannabis.”

Learn more at https://www.wayv.com

Key Takeaways:

  • Keith’s background as an entrepreneur in cannabis and how he came to start WAYV
  • How WAYV streamlines the traditional B2B process and removes friction points for retailers and brands in the cannabis industry
  • The most common difficulties retailers experience in cannabis and how WAYV works to remove those difficulties
  • How Keith builds trust with both retailers and brands using the platform
  • Conflict resolution methods WAYV applies within its FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) model
  • A breakdown of the WAYV user experience for both retailers and brands
  • Ways in which WAYV brings in revenue
  • Keith’s plans to reduce other friction points within cannabis and expand WAYV beyond California

Jan 27 2019

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Rank #8: Ep 255 - Cannabis Capital Raising is Maturing Here’s How...

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With the cannabis market projected to hit $31 billion by 2021, it’s easy to feel like the industry has simply taken on its own momentum.

However, what most people don’t know is that there’s a group of investors called The Arcview Group that funds the very companies we’ll be reading about in the headlines 1-2 years from now.

In this episode, founder and CEO of Arcview Troy Dayton gives us an in-depth look at the goings-on at Arcview, shares his insights on the future of cannabis, and provides some invaluable advice for those looking to take the plunge.

Learn more at https://arcviewgroup.com

Key Takeaways:

  • The cannabis industry’s current landscape and where Troy sees it heading over the next few years
  • How The Arcview Group has evolved from angel investors to now also include venture capitalists and large companies looking to make acquisitions
  • Overlaps in the entertainment and cannabis industries and how this could positively influence cannabis’ growth
  • The amount of capital Arcview investors have invested to date and projections for the future
  • Troy’s advice on what to look for when investing in startups
  • A deep dive into Arcview Ventures and Arcview Market Research
  • What it will take for cannabis to become as established as other industries and start seeing more interstate commerce

Mar 17 2019

36mins

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Rank #9: Surprising Data on What is Selling in Dispensaries - (Holiday Encore 2 of 3)

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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 trends that are beginning to take hold in cannabis
  • BDS Analytics’ statistical modeling methodology and how the company projects accurate market data
  • Roy’s clientele at BDS Analytics and how they benefit from the company’s market data
  • How much CBD is selling and how this currently varies by geography
  • New cannabis delivery systems and Roy’s projections for their success
  • BDS Analytics’ latest insights on cannabis consumer behavior
  • Acceptors and rejectors and why they are important to the cannabis industry
  • BDS Analytics’ recent partnership with leading data provider IRI
  • How cannabis has evolved over the decades and Roy’s insight on the industry’s future

Dec 23 2019

49mins

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Rank #10: Ep 281 - Professional Cannabis Investor Reveals How To Take Advantage of This Downturn

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While many cannabis investors are feeling underwhelmed with publicly-traded cannabis companies, opportunities still abound for investors willing to look past the headlines. Here to tell us more is Codie Sanchez from Entourage Effect Capital, a private equity investment firm dedicated to investing in cannabis.

Learn more at https://entourageeffectcapital.com

Key Takeaways:

  • Codie’s background in cannabis and what led her to become a partner at Entourage Effect Capital
  • An inside look at Entourage Effect Capital and how it’s evolved since it was founded in 2014
  • New ways to invest in cannabis and opportunities that still remain untapped
  • How valuations for private cannabis investments have changed over the last couple years
  • The vaping crisis and how Codie believes it will impact the industry long-term
  • How MSOs are responding to the Pot Com bust
  • The investments Codie is most excited about right now
  • Codie’s tips for entrepreneurs on how to pitch to investors
  • Where Codie sees the cannabis industry heading over the next few years

Nov 04 2019

37mins

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Rank #11: Ep 274 - The Billion Dollar Cannabis Marketplace

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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 LeafLink
  • An inside look at LeafLink and the ways in which it helps brands and retailers streamline the ordering process
  • A breakdown of the companies using LeafLink and the number of new brands launching each week
  • How the marketplace on LeafLink has evolved over the last two years
  • A snapshot of the bestselling products on LeafLink and Ryan’s insight on up-and-comers
  • The data points Ryan finds most interesting about today’s cannabis marketplace
  • Ryan’s advice to entrepreneurs interested in creating a new cannabis product
  • Ways in which brands and retailers can differentiate themselves in the competitive cannabis space
  • Products LeafLink offers cannabis brands and retailers, including streamlined ordering, CRM, reporting tools, and fulfillment and shipment queues
  • Where LeafLink is currently at in the capital-raising process
  • Where Ryan sees LeafLink and the cannabis marketplace heading over the next few years

Sep 09 2019

42mins

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Rank #12: How Much Profit Is In Cannabis Oil Extraction? Find Out In This Episode - Holiday Encore 2 of 2

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Jonah Barber is the co-founder of MRX Xtractors. Learn how profitable cannabis oil extraction can be and the different business models available to those in the business or entering this business.

Key Takeaways: – From lab testing flower to extraction company – A lot of oil on the market is not good, here’s why – The profit margin on a gram of extracted cannabis oil – Throughput from different extraction machines – The different business models in extraction

Learn more at http://mrxxtractors.com/

Important: What are the five trends disrupting the cannabis industry? Find out with your free cheat sheet at https://www.cannainsider.com/trends

Dec 30 2018

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Rank #13: Ep 283 - The "Pot Com" Bust: Almost Over or Just Getting Started?

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Have we seen the last of the Pot Com bust in cannabis stocks? Or should we expect to see more downside ahead?

Here to help us answer this is Andrew Zatlin of SouthBay Research, the cannabis industry's rising leader in unconventional investment data tracking.

Learn more at http://www.southbayresearch.com

Key Takeaways: 

  • Andrew’s background in economic forecasting and how he came to start SouthBay Research
  • An inside look at SouthBay Research and its mission to provide best-in-class macroeconomic forecasting and actionable insights
  • Andrew’s insight on cannabis stock valuations and where we currently are in the Pot Com bust
  • The vice index and why it’s important to the cannabis industry
  • Shocking similarities between alcohol, gambling, and cannabis
  • Reasons why cannabis might start looking like Kentucky's whiskey industry
  • The types of businesses that Andrew foresees excelling in cannabis
  • When and how cannabis brands will begin to emerge
  • Andrew’s advice on how cannabis investors and entrepreneurs can best position themselves for the years ahead

Nov 18 2019

50mins

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Rank #14: Expert Cannabis Grower Reveals Secrets and Insights - Holiday Encore 1 of 3

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If you are interested in what it takes to be a profitable, cutting-edge, commercial cannabis cultivator, you’ll love this interview with expert grower Nick Hice of Denver Relief.

Key Takeaways:

[0:55] – Nick gives his background in Horticulture. [2:43] – Nick explains what is meant by a flood table. [6:49] – Size of Denver Relief’s facility. [7:14] – The life of a cultivator. [10:20] – Nick explains an ideal yield per square foot. [12:56] – Are there different growing speeds between the different strains? [14:10] – Nicks explains how to take care of cannabis plants. [17:21] – Advantages on using fabric containers. [21:17] – The ways the canopy and roots communicate to optimize a plant. [23:15] – Nick explains NPK. [23:52] – Nick explains common mistakes cultivators make. [27:29] – The transition between indoor growing facilities and greenhouses. [32:29] – Nick talks about optimal temperatures and humidity ranges. [35:08] – Nick explains how CO2 is administered in a cultivation facility. [36:28] – Nick talks about pests and diseases. [44:29] – Nick talks about trends and technology in cultivation. [49:35] – Contact info for Denver Relief and Denver Relief Consulting.

Dec 16 2019

51mins

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Rank #15: Ep 259 - Traditional Investors Are Planting Their Flags In Cannabis - with Codie Sanchez of Cresco Capital Partners

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Pioneer investors with more traditional backgrounds in finance are beginning to plant their flags firmly and confidently in the cannabis space, and here to tell us about this is Codie Sanchez.

Codie is a managing partner at Cresco Capital Partners, a private equity fund in the legalized cannabis space. She previously lead First Trust’s Latin America Investment business and held positions at Goldman Sachs, State Street, and Vanguard.

In this episode, Codie shares her insights on the future of cannabis and some invaluable advice for traditional investors looking to enter the industry.

Learn more at https://www.crescocapitalpartners.com.

Key Takeaways:

  • Codie’s background in the cannabis space and her best investments to date
  • Why Codie believes there’s more opportunity than risk in cannabis investment
  • How investors, entrepreneurs, and funds can overcome the stigma surrounding cannabis and get their audiences on board
  • Codie’s advice to investors on how to go about navigating the difficulties that come with pioneering an industry like cannabis
  • The ratio of over-valued, fairly-valued, and undervalued deals Codie is witnessing in cannabis right now
  • The most noteworthy acquisitions and investments in cannabis over the last 12 months
  • Codie’s advice to entrepreneurs trying to raise capital and the do’s and don'ts for pitching decks
  • Where Codie sees cannabis going over the next 3-5 years and the opportunities that excite her the most

Apr 14 2019

46mins

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Rank #16: Ep 261 - Cannabis Guru Ed Rosenthal Shares His Tips For The Perfect Grow

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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 and discusses new and exciting discoveries in cultivation like creating cannabis compounds with yeast - a topic we recently discussed on the show with Kevin Chen of Hyasynth Bio.

Learn more at https://www.edrosenthal.com

Key Takeaways

  • Ed’s celebrated background in cannabis and how he’s seen the industry evolve throughout the years
  • The most common mistakes Ed sees among new growers
  • Ed’s thoughts on traditional lighting vs LEDs and what he believes to be the optimal lighting arrangement
  • How to design the best grow space from scratch
  • The best methods for trimming and manicuring commercial grows
  • Simple solutions to common problems Ed sees among new and seasoned cultivators alike, including how to avoid mold growth
  • The up and coming practice of growing cannabinoids in yeast
  • Ed’s insights surrounding the future of terpenes and different cannabinoids like CBN
  • Where Ed predicts cannabis trending in the years ahead
  • An inside look at Ed’s new book, Marijuana Garden Saver: A Field Guide to Identifying and Correcting Cannabis Problems

Apr 28 2019

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Rank #17: Ep 292 - Five Trends That Will Disrupt Cannabis In The Next Five Years

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What will the cannabis industry look like in the next five years? CannaInsider host Matthew Kind reviews his past predictions and forecasts the five disruptive changes that will take place in the years to come. 

Considering how many Matthew got right in 2017, you don’t want to miss this.

Key Takeaways:

  • Review of Matt’s previous forecasts from 2017
  • Trend 1: AI-assisted product selection to improve significantly
  • Trend 2: Fintech meets Cannabis
  • Trend 3: Cannabinoid drinks put a double-digit dent in the alcohol market share
  • Trend 4: Cost of cannabis flower decreases 50 to 80 percent 
  • Trend 5: Autonomous car delivery with biometric verification

Feb 17 2020

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Rank #18: How to Hire and Get Hired in the Cannabis Industry - Holiday Encore 1 of 2

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Karson Humiston is the founder of Vangst, a multi-state recruiting company focused on the cannabis space. Karson is on the Forbes list of The Top 30 Under 30 entrepreneurs on the rise.

Listen in as Karson describes how to hire the perfect candidate to help your business grow. Karson also lays out how to create a successful career in the cannabis industry and what kind of candidates are getting hired.

Key Takeaways: – How Snoop Dogg’s VC fund invested in Vangst – Common mistakes employers make hiring – The devastating math behind misfiring – How to ensure employees are successful in their new roles – Enticing executives from other industries

Learn more at: https://vangst.com

Important: What are the 5 trends disrupting the cannabis industry right now? Find out with your free report at http://www.cannaInsider.com/trends

Dec 23 2018

47mins

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Rank #19: Cannabis Guru Ed Rosenthal Shares His Tips For The Perfect Grow - Encore

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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 and discusses new and exciting discoveries in cultivation like creating cannabis compounds with yeast – a topic we recently discussed on the show with Kevin Chen of Hyasynth Bio.

Learn more at https://www.edrosenthal.com

Key Takeaways

  • Ed’s celebrated background in cannabis and how he’s seen the industry evolve throughout the years
  • The most common mistakes Ed sees among new growers
  • Ed’s thoughts on traditional lighting vs LEDs and what he believes to be the optimal lighting arrangement
  • How to design the best grow space from scratch
  • The best methods for trimming and manicuring commercial grows
  • Simple solutions to common problems Ed sees among new and seasoned cultivators alike, including how to avoid mold growth
  • The up and coming practice of growing cannabinoids in yeast
  • Ed’s insights surrounding the future of terpenes and different cannabinoids like CBN
  • Where Ed predicts cannabis trending in the years ahead
  • An inside look at Ed’s new book, Marijuana Garden Saver: A Field Guide to Identifying and Correcting Cannabis Problems

Sep 02 2019

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Rank #20: Ep 286 - Cannabis Trends To Watch in California Regulation from a Sacramento Insider

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California is arguably the cannabis industry’s most impactful market with more and more developments taking place each month.

Here to tell us about it is Khurshid Khoja, a business attorney constantly interfacing with Sacramento regulators and politicians to help his clients see what’s just around the corner. 

Learn more at http://www.greenbridgelaw.com

Key Takeaways:

  • Khurshid’s background in business law and how he came to start Greenbridge Corporate Counsel
  • How the California cannabis market is coping with high taxes and restrictive regulations 
  • The biggest obstacles the cannabis industry faced in 2019 and those to come in 2020
  • The Interstate Commerce Clause and how it’s affecting the cannabis market
  • How Oregon passed SB 582 and the doors it opens for licensed businesses in-state 
  • Exciting new developments Khurshid foresees taking place in 2020 as well as areas to practice caution
  • Whether or not Sacramento politicians can remedy the budget deficit and debt situation in California
  • Khurshid’s advice to those looking to enter the California cannabis market

Jan 06 2020

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