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.
If you’re growing in this industry, or looking to become a cannabis farmer, you’ll appreciate this conversation with Hawthorne’s Director of Technical Services Mike Anderson. Hawthorne is a one-stop solution provider, offering everything from water purification to lighting design, to HVAC, irrigation, fertigation, and more. Cannabis & Tech Today Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner dives into the depths of cannabis cultivation. Can reducing the complexity of a grow lead to higher yields? Could the power company kill your dreams for a high-volume facility? Don’t miss these insights, recorded live at MJBizCon 2021. This episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Hardy Diagnostics | Pathogen Detection & Environmental Monitoring Products See the amazing line-up of products go to: https://hardydiagnostics.com/
18 min 56 sec
Join Cannabis & Tech Today Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner as he chops it up with Chris Fontes, CEO of Trojan Horse Cannabis. How can you ship THC through the mail and what’s up with the evolving regulations around Delta-8 and Delta-9? Fontes shares his knowledge on isolated cannabinoids and reveals how he works with the USPS to ensure products reach their intended destination. What are the right questions to ask about Delta-8 products? What can hemp regulations teach the cannabis sector? Discover the answer to all these questions and more in this enlightening discussion. This week’s episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Enlighten If you work in the cannabis space, let Enlighten help your company better understand, navigate and reach customers throughout the entire customer journey by getting started at getenlightened.io
42 min 17 sec
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller sits down with Feel State Incorporated CEO David Melnick. Launched in 2019, Feel State is a startup working to create a nationwide franchise model for dispensaries. Feel State works with franchisees to procure a license and provide operational support and branding recommendations. Melnick shares how Feel State’s franchise model could open doors for entrepreneurs looking to enter the cannabis industry. This episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Hardy Diagnostics | Pathogen Detection & Environmental Monitoring Products See the amazing line-up of products go to: https://hardydiagnostics.com/
27 min 14 sec
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, join Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner at MJBizCon 2021 as he speaks with Dan and Jackie Rosek. The Roseks are the owners of Glazed and Confused, a Michigan-based dispensary that took home the title of America’s best dispensary logo, as awarded by David Wallach in the fall issue of Cannabis & Tech Today. The Roseks share their long journey to launching a dispensary — from medical tribulations to real estate hurdles, and the very real struggles of having asthma while trying to open a retail store during a pandemic. If you’re looking for an inspiring, uplifting story of a mom-and-pop dispensary finding its place in a new market, tune in to this MJBizCon special episode. This episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Hardy Diagnostics | Pathogen Detection & Environmental Monitoring Products See the amazing line-up of products go to: https://hardydiagnostics.com/
31 min 7 sec
In this special episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Former NFL player and Heisman trophy winner Ricky Williams shares his journey with medicinal cannabis. Pulled from the Emerge archives, this moving keynote speech explores Williams’ battle with anxiety and pain brought on from years of intense athletic performance. Discover how he’s using Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine as companions to cannabis in his wellness regiment. Tune in to find out what’s next in Williams’ transformational journey. This week’s episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Loda Enterprises | Industrial & Commercial Label Printer Solutions Visit loda.com to learn how Loda can help you implement your unique vision successfully!
36 min 32 sec
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Managing Editor Patricia Miller sits down with George Jage, co-founder and CEO of MJ Unpacked. MJ Unpacked is a unique trade event designed to connect retailers and brands with investors, taking place October 21-22 in Las Vegas. In this discussion, Jage explores the future of trade shows, how brands should measure their event ROI, and offers tips for taking a brand to the national level. This episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Greenvault | Cutting Edge Cannabis Processing Learn more about the preferred supplier of industrial grade processing and weighing equipment for dried flower processing at greenvaultsystems.com!
30 min 55 sec
Jason Gann is the creator and star of the cult comedy series Wilfred. He is also the CEO of the Wilfred Cannabis and Wilfred CBD & Hemp brands. In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Cannabis & Tech Today Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner and Managing Editor Patricia Miller explore Gann’s inspiration for launching his cannabis brands. The trio discuss branding, ancient aliens, and the surprising similarities between cannabis and canines. This episode of Cannabis & Tech Talks is brought to you by Quest Dehumidifiers | Optimal Humidity Control See the amazing line-up of products go to https://www.questclimate.com/
53 min 8 sec
In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner speaks with Chris Day, co-founder of the Global Cannabis Network and Project Evolve. Day explores the evolution of the global cannabis marketplace and discusses the future for the cannabis event space. How has the pandemic shaped live events and the development of a more robust virtual-event atmosphere? How is technology playing a larger role in developing business relationships? Find the answers to these questions and more from two industry innovators in this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks. This episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Greenvault | Cutting Edge Cannabis Processing Learn more about the preferred supplier of industrial grade processing and weighing equipment for dried flower processing at greenvaultsystems.com!
49 min 10 sec
There are few people in the cannabis industry who are as knowledgeable and outspoken about cannabis as Montel Williams. The veteran, TV host, and cannabis advocate shares his thoughts on the state of the industry, the impacts of COVID-19, and what’s next for the evolving cannabis space. Williams joins Cannabis & Tech Today Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner to explore the demand for education, leadership, and informed legislation in this special episode. This week’s episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Loda Enterprises, INC. | Industrial & Commercial Label Printer Solutions Visit loda.com to learn how Loda can help you implement your unique vision successfully!
37 min 2 sec
When will we see the beer of the cannabis world? There are so many companies doing innovative work, surely one of them can come up with a product that sets in quickly, wears off predictably, and provides a party-like buzz. CEO of Lively Spirits Matt Cohen says that’s exactly what they’ve created. His newest product, purejuana, is set to disrupt the alcohol industry by offering customers a cannabis “alcohol replacement.” How does it work and why hasn’t anyone done it before? What sets it apart from other cannabis-infused beverages? Find all the answers to your questions in this week’s Cannabis Tech Talks. To learn about Lively Spirits and Purejuana, head on over to purejuana.com! This week's episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Enlighten If you work in the cannabis space, let Enlighten help your company better understand, navigate and reach customers throughout the entire customer journey by getting started at getenlightened.io
29 min 34 sec
Fighting pests, mold, and mildew is a pervasive problem in big agriculture. Cannabis cultivation, however, is unique. The pesticides used on edible products aren’t safe to combust or inhale, so what’s a grower to do? Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller speaks with Terra Vera CEO Carlos Perea to learn about his company’s new solution to an age-old problem. He’s using tech from the department of defense to wage war on powdery mildew and common cannabis contaminants. Find out how in this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks. You can learn more about Terra Vera by visiting www.terravera.com! This episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Surna | Cultivation Technologies Get comprehensive solutions for cannabis and controlled environment agriculture facilities by visiting surna.com
23 min 24 sec
Salvador Santana believes in the power of the cannabis plant. His grandmother created tinctures from the medicinal herb. His father Carlos often used it for inspiration when creating his award-winning rhythms. Now, Salvador is using his legacy of cannabis knowledge to craft VAYA, a socially-conscious cannabis brand based out of California. In this interview recorded during the Spring Emerge Virtual Cannabis Conference, Salvador speaks with Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller to share his passion for the plant, his challenges as a father and entrepreneur, and his vision for the future. This episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Greenvault | Cutting Edge Cannabis Processing Learn more about the preferred supplier of industrial grade processing and weighing equipment for dried flower processing at greenvaultsystems.com!
43 min 58 sec
Join Cannabis & Tech Today Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner as he chops it up with special guest Codie Sanchez, managing director and partner at Entourage Effect Capital (EEC). Since 2014, EEC has poured over $100 million into investments in the cannabis industry. Sanchez’s work with the Arcview Group, Magma Partners Venture Fund, Texans for Veterans, and the Marijuana Policy Project give her a unique understanding of the complexities of the cannabis market. In this interview plucked from Spring Emerge 2021, Sanchez shares her investment secrets and some common-sense advice to help you turn your cents into dollars. This episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Greenvault | Cutting Edge Cannabis Processing Learn more about the preferred supplier of industrial grade processing and weighing equipment for dried flower processing at greenvaultsystems.com!
23 min 46 sec
How much do you know about the “Qween of Green,” Miss Laganja Estranja? Also known as Jay Jackson, this powerhouse artist, drag queen, and cannabis advocate is bringing marijuana to the mainstream. She starred as a guest judge on Chopped 420, a cannabis cooking competition airing on Discovery+, but her public recognition of the plant started in 2014 with her work on season six of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Join Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller to learn how a dance injury changed Laganja’s perception of cannabis and why she wasn’t afraid to bring her passion to the public eye. How have perceptions changed since her 2014 debut and what’s next for her colorful career? Find out in this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks. This episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Surna | Cultivation Technologies Get comprehensive solutions for cannabis and controlled environment agriculture facilities by visiting surna.com
20 min 15 sec
Dr. Chanda Macias, PhD has spent years fighting to educate and provide medical marijuana access. Dr. Macias joins Patricia Miller to discuss her current role as the CEO of Ilera Holistic Healthcare, the developing cannabis marketplace in Louisiana, and so much more! Learn more about Ilera Holisitic Healthcare at https://ileraholistichealthcare.com/ This week's episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Loda Enterprises, INC. | Industrial & Commercial Label Printer Solutions Visit loda.com to learn how Loda can help you implement your unique vision successfully!
29 min 20 sec
It takes an elite attitude to become one of the top 50 players in NBA history. Isiah Thomas, iconic Detroit Pistons all-star, analyst, and entrepreneur, is bringing his winning mindset to cannabis. He recently announced a $3 million investment into One World Pharma, a global supplier of hemp-derived ingredients. His investment will help the company attain new certifications and facilities while reaching a wider audience. How did Thomas make the transition from anti-cannabis athlete to one of the world’s largest African American cannabis producers? Find out in this exclusive discussion with the legend himself. This episode of Cannabis & Tech Talks is brought to you by SURNA surna.com
21 min 11 sec
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. This episode of Cannabis & Tech Talks is brought to you by ACS Laboratory acslabcannabis.com
18 min 48 sec
The herb is one of the most pure 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. This episode of Cannabis & Tech Talks is brought to you by Quest Dehumidifiers | Optimal Humidity Control See the amazing line-up of products go to https://www.questclimate.com/
21 min 56 sec
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. Today's episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Epac | Flexible Packaging for the Cannabis Industry & Beyond See their entire lineup of foil bags, printed bags, & more go to https://epacflexibles.com/
35 min 50 sec
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. This episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Hardy Diagnostics | Pathogen Detection & Environmental Monitoring Products See the amazing line-up of products go to: https://hardydiagnostics.com/
20 min 20 sec
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. Today's episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by ePac | Flexible packaging with exceptional stand up pouches, lay flat pouches and rollstock available to the cannabis industry. Learn more go to https://epacflexibles.com/
22 min 14 sec
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. Learn more about Guaranteed Rate Affinity at www.grarate.com/jgoldman Today's episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by ACS Laboratory | The Gold-Standard in Hemp & Cannabis Testing Check out ACS Laboratory at https://acslabcannabis.com/
28 min 59 sec
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. This episode of CTT is brought to you by ACS Laboratory | Cannabis & Hemp Testing – Trusted Nationwide Learn more go to https://acslabcannabis.com/
32 min 33 sec
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. Today's episode of Cannabis & Tech Talks is brought to you by Rad Source | Cannabis Decontamination View their lineup of products at https://www.radsource.com/
23 min 55 sec
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? This episode of Cannabis & Tech Talks is brought to you by Fluence By Osram | All for Light & Life Learn more about fluence and their premium lighting devices at https://fluence.science/
35 min 39 sec
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.
34 min 31 sec
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, they 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/. Today’s episode is brought to you by RadSource | Cannabis Decontamination Systems, Irradiators & More. Visit https://www.radsource.com/ today.
25 min 54 sec
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. Learn more about Helmand Valley Growers Company go to https://www.hvgcompany.com. Today’s episode is brought to you by Urban-Gro | Leading Engineering & Design Services Company that integrates complex equipment systems into high-performance indoor crop production. Shop their variety of products go to – https://store.urban-gro.com
38 min 19 sec
On this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, your host and Managing Editor of Cannabis & Tech Today Patricia Miller 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 that 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 grow and eliminate burning. Learn more about Spinner Grow & Order today visit – https://www.spinnergrow.com Today’s episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Fluence by Osram – Lighting Technologies for Industrial Crop Productions learn more at – https://fluence.science
28 min 11 sec
On this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, your host and Editor-in-Chief of Cannabis & Tech Today Charles Warner 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 This episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by: Fluence by Osram – state of the art lighting for the cannabis and commercial crop industries. Find out more, visit: https://fluence.science
48 min 31 sec
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. Today's broadcast is brought to you by CannaTrac | Cannabis Business Ecosystems, to find out more, go to – https://cannatrac.com.
32 min 49 sec
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. Sponsored by Emerald Scientific – Scientific & Laboratory Supplies for the Cannabis Industry – https://emeraldscientific.com
22 min 55 sec
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. Find out more about Philter Labs Inc. & Daily High Club: https://philterlabs.com & https://dailyhighclub.com Today's episode is brought to you by Fluence by Osram – Lighting & Technology for commercial crops and cannabis grows. Visit: https://fluence.science
28 min 7 sec
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 Today's episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Dama Financial, providing banking solutions for the cannabis Industry. Learn more: https://www.damafinancial.com
41 min 12 sec
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 Today’s Episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is sponsored by DAMA Financial, offering banking solutions for the cannabis industry. Find out more at https://www.damafinancial.com
29 min 18 sec
Is water extraction the future of clean extracts for the cannabis industry? And we're not talking about ice water hash. 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 This episode of Cannabis Tech Talks is sponsored by PolyScience| Temperature Control Solutions, learn more at https://www.polyscience.com.
46 min 46 sec
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 provided a worthwhile event experience digitally. For more information about Marijuana Business Daily NEXT Conference & more go to https://mjbizconference.com Today's Episode of Cannabis & Tech Talks is brought to you by Rad Source https://www.radsource.com
32 min 18 sec
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/ Today’s Cannabis & Tech Talks is brought to you by Polyscience https://www.polyscience.com
33 min 55 sec
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 https://wanabrands.com Today’s Episode is brought to you by Rad Source Technologies https://www.radsource.com
30 min 27 sec
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 which focuses on innovations in vaporizing technology. Volodarsky talks about why being connected to 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! Today’s Episode is brought to you by STM Canna! https://stmcanna.com
35 min 29 sec
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! Harry’s Harvest Fire Relief Fundraiser https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/harrys-harvest Today's Episode is brought to you by DAMA Financial http://damafinancial.com
40 min 30 sec
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 Today’s Cannabis & Tech Talks is brought to you by Alpha Packaging http://www.alphap.com
35 min 25 sec
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. Watch HERE To learn more visit: https://alpinstash.com 'The Craft of Cannabis' - AlpinStash Grow Tour - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcYHFI2vpMY&t=2540s Today's episode is brought to you by Cannatrac http://cannatrac.com
39 min 20 sec
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 their extensive technology 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. Watch HERE! Visit www.realcloudpros.com to learn more! www.joinclab.com firstname.lastname@example.org Todays episode is brought to you by MX! Visit www.mxlmics.com to learn more!
40 min 23 sec
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! Today’s Cannabis & Tech Talks we want to highlight “CannaTech Today, CannaTech Tomorrow,” our comprehensive strategy to give back to an industry that has supported us so much. Please visit https://cannatechtoday.com/cannatechtomorrow/
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 Today’s Cannabis & Tech Talks is brought to you by FRITSH - Milling and Sizing! Visit: www.cannabis-milling.com and Fritsch-us to learn more.
35 min 35 sec
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. Visit Grasslands: A Journalism-Minded Agency Today’s Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Julabo.US. They have the scientific equipment you need to process cannabis safely and efficiently, whether you’re looking for assistance with extraction, distillation, winterization, vacuum distillation, or decarboxylation. Visit: https://julabo.us to learn more!
52 min 2 sec
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! Today’s Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by WRAZEL Visit https://www.wrazel.com now!
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Why does 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. Visit https://auntzeldas.org https://zeliratx.com to learn more! Today’s Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Surna Inc. - Indoor Cultivation HVAC Equipment and MEP Engineers Visit www.surna.com to learn more!
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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. Visit https://www.polyscience.com https://www.durachill.com Today’s Cannabis Tech Talks is brought to you by Fluence Bioengineering by OSRAM. Visit https://fluence.science to learn more! THE ULTIMATE CANNABIS CULTIVATION GUIDE https://flu.bio/ccg-ctt
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