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In the Weeds with Jimmy Young
28 minutes | 16 days ago
In The Weeds in Retirement Funds for the Cannabis Industry with Asset Strategy in Massachusetts
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 Retirement at Asset Strategy and he is In The Weeds with Jimmy Young this week.
45 minutes | 23 days ago
In The Weeds with Jimmy Young & COO- ArteryPay.com Ashley Elsner, a finalist for innovation of year
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.
23 minutes | a month ago
In The Leaves, In The Seeds, In The Weeds with Jimmy Young, a lesson in genetics, and the market.
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.
22 minutes | a month ago
Max Simon Founder of Green-Flower.com. Cannabis educator, innovator, and leading online platform.
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 plantSHOW LESS
21 minutes | a month ago
Vermont is 11th state to legalize weed. MPP NE Political Matt Simon On In The Weeds with Jimmy Young
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 YoungSHOW LESS
38 minutes | 2 months ago
The Maine Man, Ry Russell from Weedbudzradio.com on In the Weeds with Jimmy Young
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!
36 minutes | 2 months ago
A Great Moment in The Weeds History with David Bienenstock of Bong Appetit and Leafly.
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
38 minutes | 2 months ago
63. The Chief RockN'Roll Officer at Rock It Growth Agency is Chris Vaglio. He's on In The Weeds w/JY
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
41 minutes | 2 months ago
Episode 62: Oregon's Best Budtender in 2016 is Emma Chasen, now she's teaching. On In The Weeds with Jimmy Young
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.
43 minutes | 3 months ago
Episode 61: In The Weeds with Jimmy Young and Special Guest Dr. David Cunic of UCS Advisors
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.
35 minutes | 4 months ago
Episode 60: KUSH CO CEO Nick Kovacevich-is a Cannabis Advocate who is bullish on weed reform -On In The Weeds
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. Nick Kovacevich on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young
45 minutes | 4 months ago
Episode 59: Study Cannabis? Now you can in college! Educator Rob Mejia of Stockton U in NJ on In The Weeds
Most people go to college to learn about subjects that interest them, or to start to lay the groundwork for a professional career. College is also a place where many people get their first exposure to cannabis. In 2020, you can now earn college course credit for learning about this complicated plant. At Stockton University in NJ, you could even take a few courses from Rob Mejia of Our Community Harvest whoauthored two books on the subject, he's on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young this week.
35 minutes | 4 months ago
Episode 58: Cannabis Law Report's Teri Buhl on the latest with High Times, will they ever get to IPO? Weed Talk
Teri Buhl from Cannabis Law Reports has been a tenacious journalist for decades. In 2008 when she was writing for the New York Post, she was one of the first reporters to identify the illegal dealings by IndyMac. She protects her sources, and has earned a reputation as a "Smashmouth Journalist", a title she proudly trademarked. She is leading the reporting on recent deals with High Times, that has led to the SEC shutting down their IPO efforts for the time being. Curt Dalton of Cannabis.net, and Jimmy Young of Pro Cannabis Media talk to her on Weed Talk Now.
40 minutes | 4 months ago
Episode 57: Get Re-Leaf with Uncle Pete-Master Maine Caregiver, Advocate, and on his 4th lease on life!
Maine, the way life should be, Vacationland, it's a special place in New England. Uncle Pete Tranchemontagne calls Sanford Maine his home. He's been a caregiver in the medical cannabis space in his home state for as long as they existed. He helped change a law that banned weed smokers from receiving organs from donors, His organs were ready to be harvested when he fell into a coma for 4 months in 1986, lost a little liver, a part of his pancreas, but he survived that. Until a relapse of that internal chemical explosion caused a staph infection, and then...he fell off a forklift while working and broke his neck and spine. He's a miracle man, giving his knowledge of the cannabis he grows and sells legally out of his house with his family at Uncle Pete's Re-Leaf. This is special In The Weeds with Jimmy Young and a Maine legend Uncle Pete Tranchemontagne.
53 minutes | 5 months ago
Episode 56: A little CBD with your tea? Dean Harris, builds brands. Now he's got a CBD product. In The Weeds
Kayak, Vonage, Hot Jobs, and Chrysler Fiat. Do you know those brands? Dean Harris built them. Ok, maybe not by himself, but a Chief Marketing Officer for over 40 years in all industry, all in New York where he is part of a century legacy in the advertising and marketing community. He's put together a team of brilliant PHD scientists who have created a water soluble CBD product that they are bringing to the market. Alissa Merrill of Flower and Tonic joins In The Weeds with Jimmy Young and Dean Harris of Tabbrands.
32 minutes | 5 months ago
Episode 54: What's in your weed? Ask the Experts at MCR Labs! In The Weeds with Jimmy Young
The word is cannabidiol . You might recognize it as CBD. The second most "prevalent" chemical in the cannabis sativa plant. You go to the head of the science class is you know what this is "C21 H30 O2"? (hint: the answer is above!)You are probably more familiar with the intoxicating chemical, THC. That chemical, Tetrahydrocannabinol, is the most dominant in the cannabis sativa plant. However these days, scientists, botanists, home growers can actually dictate the percentage of the presence of these chemicals in cannabis plants.Either way, the discovery of the interaction between these two chemicals and its relationship to the endocannabinoid system that is in all mammals is the key behind the science and research that is driving the education in this industry.Two guys who do know this, and could teach that science of cannabis class, are Scott Churchill and Dan Hughes from MCR Labs. They are part of the MCR lab that is the first certified testing lab in the state of Massachusetts. Both are guests on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young 6-29-20 edition.
24 minutes | 5 months ago
Episode 53: CBD, the Cure or Snake Oil? Is it safe? Flower and Tonic CEO Founder Alissa Merrill on In The Weeds
After years working in big Pharma, Alissa Merrill was looking for alternatives to the treatment of pain and discovered the power of the plant cannabis sativa. Now expert on its development and use as a medicine for the treatment of pain and other disorders, she shares test results and her reviews and products on FlowerandTonic.com. Now she's on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young this week.
31 minutes | 5 months ago
Episode 52: For 12 years Lance Kreck served our country in the Army's Green Berets...now he's hosting Hemp 101!
Lance Kreck has served his country for over a decade in the US Army's Green Berets. After a training accident ended his military career, he has turned to cannabis for his next venture. Recently his Hemp CBD company Hippie Hemp company had to close because of the coronavirus. Now Lance is telling his story on HEMP 101, a podcast featuring many leaders in the cannabis community, and now he's on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young.
57 minutes | 5 months ago
Episode 51: A Pro Cannabis Rabbi? Now that's Kosher! Rabbi Yaakov Cohen on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young
He's studied in Jerusalem, Israel, he grew up in California, now he's in Houston Texas running an International Kosher Food Certification business. Rabbi Yaakov Cohen talks about the process, the healing powers of the herb cannabis sativa, and the teachings of the Torah during this challenging time in history on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young.SHOW LESS
36 minutes | 6 months ago
Episode 50: The Ganja Project founder Omari Jackson goes In The Weeds with Jimmy Young!
He's a filmmaker, producer, activist, creator, director...he's M. Omari Jackson and he calls himself the "Ganjactivist!" What is that? Jamaica and cannabis are forever related, now with international markets opening is that island nation ready to become the center of the cannabis business universe? Check out his story on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young.
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