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Vince Chandler is an award-winning multimedia editor for The Denver Post and The Cannabist. He's also executive producer for "The Cannabist Show" and the new "High Minded by The Cannabist" podcast. A "backpack" journalist, Vince created complete visual / audio packages for web and television, usually solo or on small teams. He dreams of the day he gets a production assistant.
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Featured guest: Dot Colagiovanni with Next Frontier Biosciences. Talking about how cannabinoids interact with the body, Big Pharma, marijuana research and more.
Guest Cliff Gordon, founder of Herban Space, talks about venues finding ways to be 420-friendly while waiting for Denver to enact social marijuana use.
This week’s guest, Jim McAlpine, talks about bringing the 420 Games to Denver and helping athletes live a pain-free life after professional sports, using cannabis instead of opiods.
Featured guest: Amanda Ostrowitz, co-founder of CannaRegs. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT • Will visitors to Sin City be able to light up in July or what might delay Nevada’s recreational marijuana rollout? • With legalization of recreational weed, California’s massive marijuana market is facing regulation upheavals. What surprises are found…
Featured guests: Tradiv director of government affairs Jonathan Teeters and Cannabist account executive Shuang Han. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT • The War on Drugs disproportionately affected minorities for decades. Now, many of these minorities are shut out from working in the legal marijuana industry. How did we find ourselves here?…
Featured guests: Kayvan Khalatbari of the Neighborhood-Supported Cannabis Consumption Pilot Program, and Cannabist GM Brad Bogus. Talking Denver marijuana laws, Texas THC and more.
Guests this week are cannabis chef Scott Durrah and vape critic Ben Livingston. We’re talking about cooking with cannabis, shopping for vapes & legalization efforts.
Featured guests: NoCo Hemp Expo founder Morris Beegle and Cannabist national policy and business reporter Alicia Wallace. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT • The definitive guide on which states will be voting on medical or recreational marijuana legalization in November. • Pot shop design trends: The industry is spending millions on…
Featured guests: Denver NORML executive director Jordan Person and Cannabis Camera owner Kim Sidwell. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT • Denver marijuana laws: There are now TWO competing marijuana consumption initiatives seeking a spot on the November ballot. • Looking back at ten years of 4/20 in Denver’s downtown Civic Center…
LivWell Enlightened Health owner John Lord and Blueline Protection Group CCO & COO Ricky Bennett. We’re talking marijuana industry growth and keeping it safe.
This week’s featured guests: Puffco founder Roger Volodarsky and edibles chef Michael Rubens. Talking vape pens, cooking with cannabis, New York weed and responsible use.
The whole plant extract approach that edibles producer Marqaha uses focuses on the flower bud, but also addresses things like terpenes, CBD and THC levels.
Featured guests: Stand-up comedian Sam Tallent and Marqaha co-founder Skip Meador. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT • The longstanding comedy-cannabis connection. • Which part of the plant is best for extracts? • Questionable edibles advice. TOP MARIJUANA NEWS The first wrongful death lawsuit against the legal marijuana industry: The sons of…
The Reel Social Club premiered its first stand-alone film festival May 6 at Denver’s Sie Center as a shorts fest for a high audience. But: No weed allowed.
Featured guests: Christian Sederberg, a cannabis industry attorney who helped draft Colorado’s marijuana legalizing Amendment 64, and Denver Post reporter Nicki Jhabvala, who covers the NFL and other sports. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT • Is Colorado fulfilling Amendment 64’s directive: “Regulate marijuana like alcohol?” • What went down at The…
Featured guests: Cannabis industry attorney Sean McAllister and HighThere app CTO Mitch Lane. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT • What could be the first wrongful death lawsuit against the marijuana industry. • Why some Colorado towns are still saying “no” to recreational marijuana. • Could the Broncos really play in a…
Pot critic Jake Browne guides users around Medicine Man, a Denver pot shop, as well as their 40,000-square-foot cultivation facility.
Featured guests: Colorado Department of Revenue deputy senior director of enforcement (and former Marijuana Enforcement Division director) Lewis Koski and current Marijuana Enforcement Division director Jim Burack. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT • Where are we at with pesticides in Colorado? • The Marijuana Enforcement Division is opening its records to…
Featured guests: Patrick Devlin, a “zootologist” for Zoots Premium Cannabis Infusions making edibles in Washington state, and Eric Carlson, director of hemp affairs with the National Cannabis Chamber of Commerce. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT • Bringing a Washington state edibles brand to Colorado. • Which states are getting hemp right,…
Featured guests: Former TV reporter and activist/ganjapreneur Charlo Greene and YouTube personality Jersey Badger. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT • What’s working — and not working — in Alasaka’s marijuana industry. • The importance of adult play time, and how cannabis helps. • The lack of minority ownership in the growing…
Guests: Colorado Cannabis Tours founder Mike Eymer and Sweet Grass Kitchen marketing director Jesse Burns. Talking marijuana edibles, pot tours & more.
This week’s guests: Colorado Cannabis Tours founder Mike Eymer and Sweet Grass Kitchen marketing director Jesse Burns. Talking marijuana edibles, pot tours & more.
For most major retailers November and December are the busy season, but in the budding cannabis industry, April is when the workload gets heavy.
Featured guests: Chiefton Supply Co. founder Bryan Dehaven and Good Chemistry CEO Matthew Huron. Talking consumer education, cannabis branding and more.
People often associate dabbing with getting intensely, often uncomfortably high, but many familiar with concentrates insist there is more to cannabis extracts than just a high THC percentage — such as flavor.
Consuming cannabis concentrates will be more popular than smoking marijuana flower by 2017, says Ralph Morgan, CEO of vape giant OpenVape.
Featured guests: Cannabis consultant Will Evans and Canopy Boulder managing director Micah Tapman. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT • Of all the companies in legal cannabis, who is winning the brand war? • Venture capitalists in Colorado have millions to invest in marijuana. • The marijuana industry is working to include…
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