Q3 Podcast Highlights

Episode 445 – U.S. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton “The fact is that across this United States, the final verdict is in. So, Congress should just catch up. The police have caught up. You won’t find the police arresting people unless it’s out in the open, smoking almost in your face.” “I don’t believe that if […]

Q3 Column Highlights

Housing – U.S. Congressman Ro Khanna “Currently, rent control ordinances allow little security for renters. I’d like to repeal some of those laws, because our communities need reasonable rent control for its middle-class workers. We’re also working with HUD to allocate funding for public housing and affordable rent. We must continue to push for affordable housing.” […]

3 more myths

The Paxhia returns to debunk three more myths surrounding the cannabis economy. 2019 has been the year of the stress test for cannabis companies. Forecasted numbers haven’t reflected the reality of the industry. Indeed, execution and regulation are at play here. In addition, Morgan discusses how investors react to the reality of the market. Massachusetts […]

Ep. 474: Chris Call, NorthBay CU

Chris Call, of the Northbay Credit Union, begins by discussing public safety by way of safe banking; after all, Northbay Credit Union is one of the only financial institutions in the Bay Area that accepts cannabis money. Call is committed to offering safe banking options in order to reduce the number of operators walking around […]


In the first installation of Omnibus, globetrotter Boris Blatnik’s new column, Japan is the subject at hand. Boris begins by explaining Japan’s strict CBD consumption rules. He also discusses why his company, KannaSwiss, still wants to break into that market. Japan is the 2020 location of the summer Olympics. In addition, Boris talks on its […]

Growth Mode

Mike Gorenstein joined us for the Digital Workshop and shared his thoughts on growth within the cannabis industry. He touched on a few key points. As the market matures and opens up, new opportunities for innovation present themselves. Mike compares Canada and Europe’s approach to the industry against the United States and makes a few […]


In this installment of Middle Ground, Carlos Curbelo touches on jobs, the economy, and where cannabis fits within them. Here are five key takeaways: Carlos gives partial credit to the controversial Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for the United State’s economic expansion. In today’s global economy, job creation in the United States is critical to […]

Top 50

mg Magazine has awarded Medicine Man as one of the 50 Best Companies to Work for in Cannabis. Sally Vander Veer discusses family-owed Medicine Man’s success. Sally stresses the importance of staying family-focused even while expanding. Indeed, she credits that mentality to the success of the business. Sally’s mother instilled in their family a sense […]


It’s a party with Julie Berliner! Listen as she shares the successes and shortfalls of Colorado’s cannabis industry. As well, she discusses how HB-1090 will help the cause.   Recently, Sweet Grass Kitchen celebrated 10 years in the legal cannabis industry. Lately, they have been thriving in Colorado’s established cannabis marketplace. However, the landscape has […]

Ep. 469: Tjalling Erkelens, Bedrocan

Tjalling Erkelens, CEO of Bedrocan, joins us in our July digital workshop to discuss clinical trials and global cannabis distribution. Erkelens believes that some type of harmonization among European regulations is necessary for the global cannabis economy to continue maturing; having different regulations from country to country makes it very difficult to create a unified […]