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  • In this hilarious episode of Benzinga's Cannabis Insider, Lucky Yates, the voice of Dr. Krieger on Archer, joins the hosts to talk about his latest venture in the cannabis world. Lucky has teamed up with Grasshopper Farms to launch exclusive cannabis strains. He shares his journey with cannabis and how it has impacted his life. The conversation also touches on the cannabis industry in Michigan and the need for legalization across the country.



    Favorite Quotes from this interview:



    "Grasshopper Farms will bring you the finest products that will make you laugh until you uncontrollably sob and perhaps urinate and defecate yourself."



    "Cannabis is nature's Valentine to us, and we should just embrace it as you do your favorite Valentine from your favorite love from the favorite time in your life."

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    Featured Guest(s):



    Lucky Yates - American Voice Actor, Cannabis Enthusiast

    www.instagram.com/luckyyates/?hl=en



    Grasshopper Farms + Lucky Yates' strains

    https://grasshopperfarms.com/





    Meet The Host(s):



    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga


    Abbey Higginbotham, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga




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  • Sourcing capital in cannabis is notoriously difficult, but it’s not impossible and the second half of 2024 is poised to be one of the strongest fundraising years in recent cannabis industry history.

    Join the Benzinga Cannabis team and cannabis finance titans, Adam Stettner, Seth Yakatan, and Henry Miller for a special virtual event about the ins and outs of cannabis capital. Register below to save your seat!

    Featured Speakers 🗣

    Adam Stettner, CEO | FundCanna

    https://fundcanna.com/

    Seth Yakatan, Partner | Katan Associates International

    https://www.katanassociates.com/

    Henry Miller, Vice President - Originations | Pelorus Capital Group

    https://peloruscapitalgroup.com/

    Meet The Host(s):

    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/patricio-liddle-0

    Nicolas Jose Rodriguez, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/nicol-s-jose-rodriguez

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  • In this episode of Cannabis Insider, the hosts interview Christine Apple, CEO and Founder of Grön, and Dan Neville, CEO of AFC Gamma. They discuss the partnership between AFC Gamma and Grön, the current investment landscape in the cannabis industry, and the importance of social fairness. They also talk about the expansion plans of Grön, including entering new markets and developing new products. The episode highlights the availability of capital in the industry and the potential for growth and innovation.

    Featured Guest(s):

    Christine Apple, CEO & Founder - Grön

    Dan Neville, CEO - AFC Gamma

    https://afcgamma.com/

    (NASDAQ: AFCG)

    Meet The Host(s):

    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    Abbey Higginbotham, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

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  • Kevin Hart, CEO of Green Check, discusses how his company has revolutionized how cannabis businesses connect with necessary financial services. Green Check has developed technological innovations to facilitate efficient and compliant financial transactions for the cannabis industry. They focus on getting data at the atomic level, monitoring each individual transaction to ensure compliance. Green Check has been successful in partnering with financial institutions and has facilitated over $1 billion in capital into the cannabis industry. They also collaborate with other companies like Coda Capital to enhance their offerings and provide new capabilities to their clients. As the cannabis industry potentially reschedules to Schedule III, Green Check is prepared to assist financial institutions in navigating the regulatory challenges. They have a compliance-first posture and are well-positioned to handle the complexities of the evolving industry. Green Check's goal is to create a frictionless economy for cannabis businesses and financial institutions, making it easier for them to operate and grow.



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    Featured Guest(s):



    Kevin Hart, CEO - Green Check

    https://greencheckverified.com/



    Meet The Host(s):



    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga




    Abbey Higginbotham, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga





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  • In this episode of Cannabis Insider, Abbey Higginbotham and Pato Liddle interview Cameron Saner, Co-Founder & COO of Kosmik Brands, a company known for its innovative edibles and products. They discuss the story behind founding Kosmik Brands, the marketing strategy of using space as a theme, the challenges of scaling across different states and markets, the importance of quality and consistency in products, the plans for international expansion, the potential impact of rescheduling and regulation changes, and the partnership with Hero Grown Foundation to support military and first responders. Cameron also shares some sneak peeks of upcoming product launches and initiatives.

    Featured Guest(s):

    Cameron Saner, Co-Founder & COO - KOSMIK BRANDS

    https://www.kosmikbrands.com/

    Meet The Host(s):

    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    Abbey Higginbotham, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

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  • In this episode of Cannabis Insider, the hosts interview Cody Shandraw, President of Healing Realty Trust, a company that focuses on providing real estate solutions for psychedelic therapy clinics. Shandraw shares his journey in the cannabis industry and how he became interested in the emerging field of psychedelic therapies. He explains the role of real estate in supporting the growth of these therapies anda the challenges faced by doctors in finding suitable locations for their clinics. Shandraw also discusses the current state of the healthcare system and the potential impact of innovative treatments like psychedelic therapies.

    Featured Guest(s):

    Cody Shandraw, President - Healing Realty Trust

    https://healingrt.com/

    Meet The Host(s):

    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/patricio-liddle-0

    Nicolas Jose Rodriguez, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/nicol-s-jose-rodriguez

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  • In this episode of Cannabis Insider, host Pato and co-host Nico interview Anthony Coniglio, CEO of New Lake Capital Partners, a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on the cannabis industry. They discuss New Lake's role in providing real estate capital to cannabis companies and the factors contributing to their Q1 revenue growth. They also explore the strategic importance of partnerships, the underwriting process for tenant selection, and the potential impact of cannabis rescheduling on New Lake and the industry.

    Featured Guest(s):

    Anthony Coniglio, CEO - New Lake Capital Partners

    https://newlake.com/

    Meet The Host(s):

    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/patricio-liddle-0

    Nicolas Jose Rodriguez, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/nicol-s-jose-rodriguez

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  • Former Detroit Lions teammates and founders of Primitiv Performance, Calvin Johnson Jr and Rob Sims, discuss their transition from NFL careers to cannabis entrepreneurship, the changing perception of cannabis in professional sports, their partnerships, product development, and the future of their company.

    Featured Guest(s):

    Calvin Johnson Jr. & Rob Sims - Founders | Primitiv Performance

    https://primitivperformance.com/

    Meet The Host(s):

    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    Abbey Higginbotham, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

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  • In this episode of Cannabis Insider, the team interviews Ricky Williams, former NFL superstar running back and founder of Highsman. He discusses his journey from the football field to the cannabis industry. He shares his inspiration for starting the Highsman lifestyle brand, the impact of cannabis on his life, and the changes in the NFL regarding cannabis. He provides insights on the reclassification of cannabis and shares exciting initiatives for Highsman's future. Don't miss out and tune in!



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    Featured Guest(s):



    Ricky Williams, Founder - Highsman

    https://www.highsman.com/



    Meet The Host(s):



    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga





    Abbey Higginbotham, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga




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  • In this episode of Cannabis Insider, the team interviews Jim Dennedy, Chief Financial Officer, and Donnie Emmi, Chief Legal Officer of Safe Harbor Financial. They discuss the financial and legal aspects of cannabis banking, including Safe Harbor's impressive earnings report and growth strategy. The conversation also covers the potential reclassification of cannabis, legal implications for financial institutions, attracting capital investment, and the future of cannabis finance. So tune in to hear all about it!

    Featured Guest(s):

    Jim Dennedy, CFO - Safe Harbor Financial

    Donnie Emmi, CLO - Safe Harbor Financial

    https://shfinancial.org/

    Meet The Host(s):

    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    Abbey Higginbotham, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

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  • In this episode of Cannabis Insider, the team interviews Whitney Conroy, Chief Commercial Officer of Phylos on the world of cannabis genetics and innovation. The conversation highlights sustainable large-scale cultivation, cannabis genetics, breeding programs, rare cannabinoids, and environmental sustainability. Whitney provides insights into Phylos Bioscience's mission, genetics' role in creating a reliable cannabis experience, their partnerships, the importance of THCV in breeding programs, and the company's focus on environmentally sustainable cannabis production, so tune in!

    Featured Guest(s):

    Whitney Conroy, Chief Commercial Officer - Phylos

    https://phylos.bio/

    Meet The Host(s):

    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/patricio-liddle-0

    Abbey Higginbotham, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga
    https://www.benzinga.com/author/abbey-higginbotham

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    #CannabisInsider #breeding #sustainable #plants #science

  • In this episode of Cannabis Insider, the team interviews Bryan "Z" Zabinski, the Co-Founder of TICAL - a cannabis brand focused on raising awareness about disparities in the industry and prioritizing partnerships with black-owned, minority-owned, and female-owned businesses. Overcoming celebrity brand stigma and evolving regulations, TICAL uses a hands-on marketing approach and leverages Method Man's involvement. The brand aims to positively impact communities by supporting black-owned dispensaries and plans to expand to Florida and international markets. Committed to social equity, TICAL strives to uplift the community. Tune in for the full conversation!

    Featured Guest(s):

    Bryan "Z" Zabinski, Co-Founder - TICAL

    https://www.ticalofficial.com/

    Meet The Host(s):

    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    Abbey Higginbotham, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

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  • In this episode of the Cannabis Insider, join Mark Kazinec, Co-Founder & COO of Best in Grass, as we discuss cannabis competitions and consumer feedback. Learn how Best in Grass is reshaping the industry through state-by-state competitions, empowering consumers to evaluate cannabis products firsthand. From enhancing product quality to educating the canna-curious, find out how Best in Grass is pioneering the future of cannabis. Plus, stay tuned for exclusive insights and updates from Cannabis Insider and Benzinga. Tune in now and elevate your cannabis knowledge with Best in Grass!

    Featured Guest(s):

    Mark Kazinec, Co-Founder & COO of Best In Grass

    https://bestingrass.io/

    Meet The Host(s):

    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/patricio-liddle-0

    Abbey Higginbotham, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/abbey-higginbotham

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    Chapters:

    00:00 Introduction and Overview of Best in Grass

    02:54 Empowering Consumers to Judge Cannabis Products

    08:00 Expanding to Michigan and Emerging Markets

    10:24 Ensuring Quality and Diversity in Judge Kits

    13:40 Providing Detailed Feedback to Judges and Brands

    16:34 Engaging and Educating the Canna-Curious

    23:08 Future Plans for Best in Grass

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    In this episode of the Cannabis Insider, join Mark Kazinec, Co-Founder & COO of Best in Grass, as we discuss cannabis competitions and consumer feedback. Learn how Best in Grass is reshaping the industry through state-by-state competitions, empowering consumers to evaluate cannabis products firsthand. From enhancing product quality to educating the canna-curious, find out how Best in Grass is pioneering the future of cannabis. Plus, stay tuned for exclusive insights and updates from Cannabis Insider and Benzinga. Tune in now and elevate your cannabis knowledge with Best in Grass!

    Featured Guest(s):

    Mark Kazinec, Co-Founder & COO of Best In Grass

    https://bestingrass.io/

    Meet The Host(s):

    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/patricio-liddle-0

    Abbey Higginbotham, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/abbey-higginbotham

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    Chapters:

    00:00 Introduction and Overview of Best in Grass

    02:54 Empowering Consumers to Judge Cannabis Products

    08:00 Expanding to Michigan and Emerging Markets

    10:24 Ensuring Quality and Diversity in Judge Kits

    13:40 Providing Detailed Feedback to Judges and Brands

    16:34 Engaging and Educating the Canna-Curious

    23:08 Future Plans for Best in Grass

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  • In this episode of Cannabis Insider, the team interviews Ari Raptis, the founder of Talaria Transportation and National Secure Transport, who discusses the logistics and security challenges in the cannabis industry. Talaria provides product distribution services for cultivators, while National Secure Transport facilitates cash movement and offers ATM and cashless ATM services. Raptis emphasizes the importance of compliance and licensing in navigating the regulatory frameworks of different states. He touches on more subjects in this episode of Cannabis Inisder, so tune in!



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    Featured Guest(s):



    Ari Raptis, Founder - Talaria

    https://talaria.com/



    Meet The Host(s):



    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/patri...



    Abbey Higginbotham, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/abbey...



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    Chapters

    00:00 Introduction to Logistics and Security in the Cannabis Industry

    03:16 Services Provided by Talaria, National Secure Transport, and Mellie Go

    06:35 Navigating Regulatory Frameworks and Compliance

    09:47 The Role of Retired Law Enforcement in Cannabis Transportation

    16:16 Challenges and Opportunities in Cannabis Logistics



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  • In this episode of Cannabis Insider, the hosts interview Zach George, the CEO of SNDL (NASDAQ: SNDL), a cannabis and liquor distribution company. They discuss SNDL's recent earnings report, their financial flexibility, and their strategies for differentiation in the crowded cannabis market. They also touch on the potential of the US market and the future of the Canadian cannabis industry. Overall, Zach George emphasizes the company's solid progress and their focus on profitable growth.

    Takeaways:

    -SNDL has shown solid progress with a 4% increase in revenue year over year and a record gross profit margin of 25%.

    -The company has achieved debt-free status and has substantial unrestricted cash and investments, providing financial flexibility for future plans.

    -SNDL differentiates itself in the crowded cannabis market by focusing on convenience, value, and a great in-store experience.

    -The US market is attractive to SNDL, especially with the potential rescheduling of cannabis, but they are currently focused on managing their existing pipeline and helping restructure US vehicles.

    -The Canadian cannabis market is maturing, and SNDL sees opportunities for profitable growth in the future, with a potential shift towards an oligopoly.

    -Despite the challenges and pain in the market, SNDL is optimistic about the future and looks forward to an active year in 2024.

    Featured Guest(s):

    Zach George, CEO - SNDL, Inc.

    https://www.sndl.com/

    (NASDAQ: SNDL)

    Meet The Host(s):

    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/patricio-liddle-0

    Elliot Lane

    https://www.twitter.com/ElliotLane10

    Chapter:

    00:00 Introduction and Recap of Previous Interview

    01:38 Introduction of Zach George, CEO of SNDL

    03:04 Overview of SNDL's Different Segments

    04:15 Factors Contributing to SNDL's Profitability

    05:41 Financial Flexibility and Future Plans

    06:32 Seasonality in the Cannabis and Liquor Markets

    08:24 The Potential of Hemp-Derived Beverages

    09:35 Regulatory Framework and Market Dynamics

    12:20 Differentiation Strategies in the Crowded Cannabis Market

    14:14 The Attractiveness of the US Market and Managing the Existing Pipeline

    16:07 The Future of the Canadian Cannabis Industry

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  • Lisa Williams, Founder of the TOKE agency, discusses how her women-owned and operated cannabis marketing agency focuses on branding, loyalty, and social media. She emphasizes the importance of diversity and empowerment in the cannabis industry and highlights the rise of women-owned dispensaries and products. Williams also explains how her agency balances creativity with regulatory compliance in marketing strategies and helps dispensaries leverage loyalty to build customer relationships. She discusses tailoring marketing strategies for multi-location dispensaries and the impact of cannabis legalization on marketing strategies and consumer behavior. Lisa concludes by sharing the future plans of the TOKE agency and how viewers can find more information about the company.



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    Lisa Williams, Founder, The Toke Agency

    https://thetokeagency.com/



    Meet The Host(s):



    Patricio Liddle, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/patricio-liddle-0



    Abbey Higginbotham, Cannabis Writer - Benzinga

    https://www.benzinga.com/author/abbey-higginbotham

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  • Ascend Wellness Holdings (AAWH) had a successful quarter with substantial blended growth in both retail and wholesale. They have been strategically entering late-stage medical and early-stage adult-use markets, with a focus on maximizing cultivation and production output. The company is on a clear path to profitability by executing their strategy of densifying current markets, building the wholesale business, and identifying new markets for investment. They are particularly excited about the potential growth in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Ascend is also focused on product innovation and brand development, with a strong emphasis on providing great products at a fair price and ensuring the safety of their employees.



    Takeaways:

    -Ascend Wellness Holdings had a successful quarter with substantial blended growth in both retail and wholesale.

    -Their strategy includes entering late-stage medical and early-stage adult-use markets, maximizing cultivation and production output, and identifying new markets for investment.

    -They are particularly excited about the potential growth in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

    -Ascend is focused on product innovation and brand development, providing great products at a fair price, and ensuring the safety of their employees.

    -They have implemented a unique tax strategy to address the 280E issue and are patiently waiting for the response from tax authorities.





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    John Hartmann, CEO - Ascend Wellness Holdings $AAWH

    https://www.awholdings.com/



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    Javier Hasse

    https://www.twitter.com/JavierHasse



    Elliot Lane

    https://www.twitter.com/ElliotLane10

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    Chapters:

    00:00 Introduction and Background

    02:24 Successful Quarter and Exciting Headlines

    08:12 Path to Profitability

    11:02 Growth Potential in Ohio and Kentucky

    14:15 Unique Tax Strategy



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