In the Weeds with Jimmy Young

In the Weeds with Jimmy Young

Hosted by Emmy Award-winning producer and veteran New England sports broadcaster, Jimmy Young, each week “In The Weeds with Jimmy Young” talks about all the things that are driving growth in one of the hottest industries on the planet - Cannabis. Featuring current news and informed perspectives from industry leaders and disrupters in business, politics, law, investing, and medicine, mixed with compelling true stories of people whose lives were transformed by Cannabis. A medical cardholder since 2013, Jimmy earned his knowledge first-hand. The persistent dissemination of misleading and inaccurate information motivated the launch of “In The Weeds” to help create a better-informed population and end the stigmatization of medical and adult recreational use. Jimmy’s guests include Steve DeAngelo, Thomas. P. O’Neill, Dr. Eric Ruby, Brit Smith, Steve Mandile, Curt Dalton, and more.... Show More

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February 24, 2021 25 min
In 2019, Leafly was able to help expose the illegal market, and specifically Vitamin E Acetate, as the main culprit in many deaths in the US during the Vape Crisis that led to a total shutdown of that industry in many states. Now over a year later, have there been any changes in testing of vape cartridges or in the cutting agents in the cannabis concentrates? Leafly's David Downs has published a three part series on whether t...
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In The Weeds with Jimmy Young is a weekly interview with cannabis advocates, educators, scientists, growers, and a who's who in cannabis. What is the future of the cannabis business? What are the challenges of growing cannabis? How can small mom and pop dispensaries stay afloat? Anna Symonds, the Director of Education for East Fork Cultivars in Portland, Oregon sits down with Jimmy Young for this episode of In the Weeds ...
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He's a teacher, a public speaker, and someone who loves to tell stories- meet BC Wehman from Akron Ohio. His own story is compelling, and he's on In the Weeds with Jimmy Young this week. Learn what happens when he meets up with some old co-workers who see his Cleveland School of Cannabis t-shirt! This story and more in this very entertaining, funny and engaging episode of In the Weeds with Jimmy Young. Please feel fre...
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Different Leaf Magazine Publisher Michael Kusek on In the Weeds with Jimmy Young as both media "moguls" share their feelings about the changes in Media. Print Magazines vs. Digital video content and the challenges of telling stories of the Cannabis Industry.
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He's been in marketing and SEO before anyone even knew what Search meant and its power for marketers. Now if you don't understand it, listen to the first half of Mike Corso's presentation from this past week's In The Weeds Podcast with Jimmy Young, the Founder of Pro Cannabis Media.
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He has travelled the world in search of the best strains of cannabis, his name is Captain Hooter. He's an author, researcher, and is passionate about all things cannabis. His book visits and reviews all 167 coffee houses in Amsterdam where they are just known for their coffee! Now in Jamaica, He's a guest on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young
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Engaging with your target consumers or businesses is a challenge for any company. In Cannabis it is even more of a challenge because of the regulations and rules for marketing a product that is still Federally illegal, and each state has it's own unique rules. Mike Corso has been studying and using marketing on the Internet for as long as digital media has been around. That experience is the driving force behind ROOV.IO, his co...
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After leaving Vicente Sederberg to start his own law practice, Valerio Romano is one of the most successful and respected cannabis lawyers in the country. After starting in the mid 90's in the fight for Medical cannabis in California, he has settled in Massachusetts and was one of the co-writers of Question 4, the ballot question in 2016 that ushered in the Bay State's adult use cannabis law.He is one of the few lawyers who...
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California led the nation in cannabis reform paving the way for the beginning of the Green Rush that is going on right now. A couple who met on the protest trail in the '80's are Mikki Norris and Chris Conrad. Now they have been called the Godparents of California Cannabis Advocacy. Chris has worked directly with VP Elect Kamala Harris when she needed an expert on cannabis, she called Chris. Now both are on In The Weeds wit...
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As the Cannabis Industry expands, more employers will need a good benefits package to retain and hire new employees. The 401K is the traditional fund, but nothing is easy in the cannabis industry when it comes to normal business treatment. No 280E write offs for businesses, no banking, but Asset Strategy has an offering now that allows cannabis companies to offer 401K as a retirement benefit. John Gentry is the Director of Retireme...
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What is ArteryPay.com? According to their COO Ashley Elsner, it's Venmo for Cannabis transactions. Benzinga has nominated the platform for a handful of awards including best innovation of the year. Like so many entrepreneurs in the cannabis space, there's a personal story that drives their passion for social change. Meet Ashley Elsner on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young.
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Did you know there was an international trade market for cannabis sativa seeds? World Trade Genetics has been farming and creating seeds and clones for years. Learn about this market on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young as he interviews Mannie Martinez and Victor Q.
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On this week's In the Weeds with Jimmy Young of Pro Cannabis Media, Max Simon the founder and leader at Green-Flower.com. Now affiliated with close to a dozen accredited Universities as their online cannabis certified instruction platforms, Max Simon has put together a dream team of instructors and experts from the cannabis industry to build and educate the world about this amazing cannabis plant SHOW LESS
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The Marijuana Policy Project is one of the most powerful cannabis advocacy groups in the country. In New England, Matt Simon is their Political Director and he and his group, along with many others, were instrumental in getting the Vermont legislature to be the first elected officials to put a legal structure in place to launch adult use and medicinal cannabis sales in place. He's on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young SHOW LESS
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He's been into climate safe plastics, drive in movie theatres and media. Now Ry Russell is emerging as one of the industry's most personable podcast hosts. He and Jimmy Young talk about the State of Maine's cannabis scene, it's future, and it's launch in a week. In the Weeds with Jimmy Young and special guest Ry Rusell, PCM's new Maine Man!
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David Bienenstock is one of the most respected cannabis journalists in history. He's worked for High Times, Leafly, co-hosts The Greatest Moments in Weed History podcast with over a half million downloads. You might even see him on Bong Appetit a syndicated TV program on Vice. The New Jersey native lives in California now where he continues to be a sought after speaker and talent. Now he's on In the Weeds with Jimmy Young
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He's been a creative video producer and a personality in New Jersey for the past 20 years. Rock It Growth Agency's Chief Rock N' Roll officer is Chris Vaglio who brings his passion for life to the cannabis creative community with a new agency. He describes himself as a Star Wars Nerd, a Whiskey drinker, a coach and a podcast host, and now he's on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young
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Emma Chasen studied botanicals in college at Ivy League Brown University, then moved west. Now she is creating and delivering her lessons on cannabis online with Eminent Consulting. Hear about what's growing on in Oregon on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young.
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Dr. David Cunic is a 2 two time Dr. of Physical Therapy who has started more than a half dozen companies, and now is an advisor in the cannabis business. He joins Jimmy Young on In The Weeds to talk about the challenges the cannabis industry has and the potential as it grows.
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You can read him in Forbes, see and hear him in news media, he's Nick Kovacevich CEO of Kush Co Holdings in California, a publicly traded successful ancillary business in the cannabis industry. He isn't afraid to wave the flag for cannabis reform in the US and is right in the middle of the fight for legalization and equal rights for businesses that are touching the flower, and those that are just supporting those licensees....
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