Blunt Business

Blunt Business

Dispensing Cannabis business knowledge beyond a million square feet of cultivation space. Blunt Business will navigate the challenges and opportunities of one of the most profitable industries on earth. Join us each episode to hear our weekly round tables and interviews with industry professionals.

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June 22, 2022 43 min

PūrWell to Hempire With Nick DiFrancesco And Peter Bahrenburg today on Blunt Business with Jorge Hermida only on The Cannabis Radio. A marketing and sales pioneer within the medical arena holds a record of consistent achievements in driving innovative, cost-effective sales and marketing strategies, programs, and initiatives that produce groundbreaking impact to account for retention and revenue growth. He now provides visionary lea...

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The Cannabis Industry's Hardest Hitting Issues with Bryan McLaren (Zoned Properties, Inc.), Durée Ross (Durée & Company), and Sheri Orlowitz (Artemis Holdings Group LLC) today on Blunt Business with Jorge Hermida only on The Cannabis Radio. In this episode, Jorge asks each of the guests their takes on each of the cannabis industry's hitting issues. They weigh in on a handful of different topics based on their profession...

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Holland & Hart with Partner and Lead of the Cannabis Practice Rachel Gillette today on Blunt Business with Jorge Hermida only on The Cannabis Radio. Our next guest has extensive experience helping scores of clients, from individual entrepreneurs to publicly traded companies, navigate complex cannabis disputes and successful business strategies. She is a partner and lead of the cannabis practice at Holland & Hart, based in D...

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Operational Security Solutions with CEO Scott Solomon today on Blunt Business with Jorge Hermida only on The Cannabis Radio. During our MJBiz conference coverage, you may remember we were introduced to a company called Operational Security Solutions there a premier provider of full-spectrum Risk Management Services with a specialization in Secure management cash management and logistics compliance services security Consulting and f...

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New York City Cannabis Law with David C. Holland Principal of The Law Offices of David Clifford Holland P.C. today on Blunt Business only on The Cannabis Radio. Our next guest is a New York City-based cannabis law and criminal defense attorney and executive director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws’ Empire State chapter. New York State will soon announce plans to usher in its first outlets for retail sa...

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Breaking the Stigma: Racism, the Opioid Endemic, Lies, and Inviting Grandma to the Dispensary With Author Charlena Berry today on Blunt Business only on The Cannabis Radio. Our next guest has been a Fortune 500 business executive whose new book Breaking the Stigma: Racism, the Opioid Endemic, Lies, and Inviting Grandma to the Dispensary provides a framework for becoming a prosperous cannabis retailer, showing you how to overcome yo...

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Cannabis Degree Programs at LIM College with Michael Zaytsev today on Blunt Business with Jorge Hermida only on Cannabis Radio. Today we talk to the folks at LIM College, a leading educational authority in the business of fashion and its adjacent fields, which recently launched a Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree program in The Business of Cannabis. The MPS program in The Business of Cannabis will be delivered fully onlin...

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May 4, 2022 36 min

Vangst with Head of Community Partnerships, Kelsea Appelbaum today on Blunt Business with Jorge Hermida only on The Cannabis Radio. We welcome back a company that works with a wide array of cannabis companies, including large MSOs, single-state operators, and small mom-and-pop shops. They are able to support large cannabis operators and craft, boutique operators in different ways. We previously spoke with Karson Humiston, Founder &...

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Cliintel Capital with Chief Investment Officer Rick Batenburg today on Blunt Business with Jorge Hermida only on Cannabis Radio. Our next guest represents Denver-based premier cannabis and tech venture capital and consulting firm that provides guidance, capital strategy, and corporate governance to companies in emerging markets. Rick's former Financial Advisor & Private Equity Specialist at Merrill Lynch, and he has assiste...

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iAnthus Capital Holdings with Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard Boxer today on Blunt Business with Jorge Hermida only on Cannabis Radio. In the high growth environment of the U.S cannabis market, an experienced team, access to capital, and an ability to grow through acquisition are the three key drivers of a company’s success. iAnthus was founded by entrepreneurs who bring together market-leading experience in operations, capital m...

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April 6, 2022 31 min

SB SILVA, LLC with CES Steven Silva who joins us today Blunt Business with Jorge Hermida only on Cannabis Radio. SB SILVA, LLC is a reputable development consultant and industry expert firm specializing in architectural programming, site planning, thorough equipment selection, and process flow design. We consider ourselves to be a competitive advantage by utilizing a unique network of professionals in the development, construction,...

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Flower One with President and Chief Executive Officer Kellen O’Keefe today on Blunt Business with Jorge Hermida only on Cannabis Radio. Mr. O’Keefe officially joined Flower One in July of 2019 as the Chief Strategy Officer, bringing over a decade of cannabis industry experience and a demonstrated history of success in fundraising, strategic partnerships, and brand development. Prior to joining Flower One, Mr. O’Keefe was an early p...

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Blunt Business discusses Cannabis, Crypto, and the Metaverse with Ryan Hunter, the CEO of Crypto Cannabis Club.

Crypto Cannabis Club CEO Ryan Hunter runs the original NFT collection and Metaverse community for crypto and cannabis enthusiasts, and he is on to talk about the launch of the first ever NFT-powered cannabis brand.

The Crypto Cannabis Club is a groundbreaking new community that forms the intersection of cannabis, crypto, an...

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John J. McGovern led the M&A for the MJBiz and Green Market Report Deals. His firm does a lot more than cannabis, but it begs the question if cannabis media and conferences are the new hot thing for M&A.


We talk with John, who has represented owners in the sale, acquisition, and valuation of thousands of daily and weekly newspapers, national and regional B2B and B2C magazines, conferences and trade shows, digital information...

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Blunt Business focuses on icon Mike Tyson’s first foray into the cannabis industry with Tyson 2.0 and we speak with Adam Wilks and and Chad Bronstein about the launch.

Tyson 2.0 is legendary boxer, entrepreneur, and icon Mike Tyson’s first foray into the cannabis industry and is focused on bringing consumers high-quality premium cannabis products at affordable price points. Today let’s talk to the people behind this new venture, Ada...

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Shoogies CEO Latham Woodward, and host of Dazed and Infused, joins us today on Blunt Business with Jorge Hermia only on Cannabis Radio. Shoogies CEO Latham Woodward considers this way of thinking short-sighted and elitist. He believes that with the advent and legalization of cannabis, there is no longer a unified “culture,” just an entire adult sphere of buyers. Shoogies is a cannabis-infused sweetener available with agave or cane ...

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February 23, 2022 38 min

Plant Prophets with host Vern Davis today on Blunt Business with Jorge Hermida only on Cannabis Radio. With over sixteen years’ experience building brands with Diageo and Beecham, there isn’t a single thing about the food and drink world that Vern doesn’t know. He’s traveled across six states, moved home seven times, and managed over twenty different brands. Once upon a time, Vern Davis used to employ Protis Global to find him the ...

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LEVIA and Blazy Susan with Troy Brosnan Will Breakell today on Blunt Business with Jorge Hermida only on Cannabis Radio. Troy Brosnan, CEO, and co-founder of LEVIA, and Will Breakell CEO Blazy Susan. LEVIA recently announced the launch of new cannabis-infused water-soluble tinctures with premium CO2 extract. The tinctures are now sold at cannabis retailers across Massachusetts. Each 1-ounce bottle of tincture contains 300MG THC, ze...

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Nabis with Co-Founder and Co-CEO Vince Ning today Founded in 2017 by Vince C. Ning and Jun S. Lee, Nabis has quickly established itself as the leading cannabis wholesale platform in California. Nabis supports the largest portfolio of brands in the world, exclusively supplying over 100 brands to over 99% of CA’s dispensaries. Vince and Jun bring years of experience in enterprise software combined with a deep passion and understandin...

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Ask Growers with Communications Manager Tia Moskalenko today on Blunt Business with Jorge Hermida only on Cannabis Radio. Our next guest is a cannabis journalist and enthusiast who is a regular contributor to the likes of Benzinga, Insider, Green Entrepreneur. She has interviewed over 100 cannabis brands and growers and she also represents a publication designed to familiarize readers with top products, help them find the brands th...

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