Kristi Knoblich from Kiva Confections joins us and shares the difficulties of preparing for further regulation on the industry: “Even for a company like us that has been preparing for eight years, we still couldn’t pre... Listen Now
Steve Hawkins joins us and shares what it will take to end cannabis prohibition, “The strategy has been and continues to be inside the Beltway lobbying- walking the halls of Congress- combined with action in the states. Ther... Listen Now
Ben Larson joins us and shares thoughts on public perception: “What we have been finding in the US especially- is that pushing the adult use market is breaking down the stigma- allowing more research, allowing more money to ... Listen Now
David Hua joins us and shares how regulations have changed medical cannabis: “Getting a medical card or recommendation wasn’t too difficult in Prop 215, and was great as you got your recommendation, you could use it at... Listen Now
Debby Goldsberry joins us and shares her concerns over new regulations on the California Cannabis Industry: “This is prohibition 2.0. It’s a regulated market that’s designed to keep most people out of the regulat... Listen Now

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Cannabis Economy is a real-time history of legal cannabis. We chronicle how personal and industry histories have combined to provide our current reality.

Industry United

Adam Bierman

Veterans of the cannabis economy are aware that there's always been healthy competition among the best and brightest in the industry. As we move into ...

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Ben Larson

A Cal Poly Alumn, Ben Larson left the school of engineering to engage in transportation consulting before getting sucked into start-up land. He strug...

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It’s Just A Foot

Charles Rutherford

After 8 years as Business Development Director at Boveda, Charlie Rutherford helped pass the first cannabis-related standards within the American Soci...

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The Re-connect

David Hua

Once upon a time, at least state-by-state, each cannabis economy was connected. Each cannabis cultural community had unity. Considering the explosive ...

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Baseline For Change

Debby Goldsberry

If it were not for Debby Goldsberry's efforts at least in part- it's possible that there would be no cannabis industry. There are not too many people ...

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In The Lab

Dedi Meiri

So much research still needs to be done on the cannabis plant and it's affect on the human body through the endocannabinoid system. With that understa...

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The Audio Files

Don Fertman

The bassist in a band called The Crayons- by happenstance- Don Fertman took the lead as the Orange (wait for it) crayon. He’s currently the Chief De...

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The Movement

Julianna Carella

Entrepreneur. Innovator. Visionary. Expert. Meet Julianna Carella, CEO and Founder of Treatibles, a hemp wellness nutraceutical company for pets. In ...

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Small Steps, Giant Leaps

Steve Hawkins

Iterative change and mass movement must happen for the true potential of cannabis to be reached. Steve Hawkins monthly column discovers what you can d...

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Navigating The Tides

The Paxhia

Having grown up on a sailboat Emily & Morgan Paxhia are instinctually aware of how to ride the wind of a given expanse. The Paxhia are well aware that...

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Global Thoughts

Tjalling Erkelens

The cannabis industry is undoubtedly global. Discovering what's happening in North America is an easier mission that uncovering what's truly going on ...

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Seth Adler

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