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Episode 62: Chris Day



In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner speaks with Chris Day, co-founder of the Global Cannabis Network and Project Evolve. Day explores the evolution of the global cannabis marketplace and discusses the future for the cannabis event space. How has the pandemic shaped live events and the development of a more robust virtual-event atmosphere? How is technology playing a larger role in developing business relationships? Find the answers to these questions and more from two industry innovators in this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks.

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Episode 61: Montel Williams



There are few people in the cannabis industry who are as knowledgeable and outspoken about cannabis as Montel Williams. The veteran, TV host, and cannabis advocate shares his thoughts on the state of the industry, the impacts of COVID-19, and what’s next for the evolving cannabis space. Williams joins Cannabis & Tech Today Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner to explore the demand for education, leadership, and informed legislation in this special episode.

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Episode 60: Drinking Your High with CEO of Lively Spirits Matt Cohen



When will we see the beer of the cannabis world? There are so many companies doing innovative work, surely one of them can come up with a product that sets in quickly, wears off predictably, and provides a party-like buzz. CEO of Lively Spirits Matt Cohen says that’s exactly what they’ve created. His newest product, purejuana, is set to disrupt the alcohol industry by offering customers a cannabis “alcohol replacement.” How does it work and why hasn’t anyone done it before? What sets it apart from other cannabis-infused beverages? Find all the answers to your questions in this week’s Cannabis Tech Talks.

To learn about Lively Spirits and Purejuana, head on over to purejuana.com!

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Episode 59: Using Tech to Fight Pests and Mildew with Terra Vera CEO Carlos Perea



Fighting pests, mold, and mildew is a pervasive problem in big agriculture. Cannabis cultivation, however, is unique. The pesticides used on edible products aren’t safe to combust or inhale, so what’s a grower to do? Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller speaks with Terra Vera CEO Carlos Perea to learn about his company’s new solution to an age-old problem. He’s using tech from the department of defense to wage war on powdery mildew and common cannabis contaminants. Find out how in this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks.

You can learn more about Terra Vera by visiting www.terravera.com!

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Episode 58: Salvador Santana



Salvador Santana believes in the power of the cannabis plant. His grandmother created tinctures from the medicinal herb. His father Carlos often used it for inspiration when creating his award-winning rhythms. Now, Salvador is using his legacy of cannabis knowledge to craft VAYA, a socially-conscious cannabis brand based out of California. In this interview recorded during the Spring Emerge Virtual Cannabis Conference, Salvador speaks with Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller to share his passion for the plant, his challenges as a father and entrepreneur, and his vision for the future.

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Episode 57: Codie Sanchez of Entourage Effect Capital (EEC)



Join Cannabis & Tech Today Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner as he chops it up with special guest Codie Sanchez, managing director and partner at Entourage Effect Capital (EEC). Since 2014, EEC has poured over $100 million into investments in the cannabis industry. Sanchez’s work with the Arcview Group, Magma Partners Venture Fund, Texans for Veterans, and the Marijuana Policy Project give her a unique understanding of the complexities of the cannabis market. In this interview plucked from Spring Emerge 2021, Sanchez shares her investment secrets and some common-sense advice to help you turn your cents into dollars.

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Episode 56: Advocacy and Artistry with Laganja Estranja



How much do you know about the “Qween of Green,” Miss Laganja Estranja? Also known as Jay Jackson, this powerhouse artist, drag queen, and cannabis advocate is bringing marijuana to the mainstream. She starred as a guest judge on Chopped 420, a cannabis cooking competition airing on Discovery+, but her public recognition of the plant started in 2014 with her work on season six of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Join Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller to learn how a dance injury changed Laganja’s perception of cannabis and why she wasn’t afraid to bring her passion to the public eye. How have perceptions changed since her 2014 debut and what’s next for her colorful career? Find out in this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks.

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Episode 55: Dr. Chanda Macias



Dr. Chanda Macias, PhD has spent years fighting to educate and provide medical marijuana access. Dr. Macias joins Patricia Miller to discuss her current role as the CEO of Ilera Holistic Healthcare, the developing cannabis marketplace in Louisiana, and so much more!

Learn more about Ilera Holisitic Healthcare at https://ileraholistichealthcare.com/

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Episode 54: NBA Legend Isiah Thomas



It takes an elite attitude to become one of the top 50 players in NBA history. Isiah Thomas, iconic Detroit Pistons all-star, analyst, and entrepreneur, is bringing his winning mindset to cannabis. He recently announced a $3 million investment into One World Pharma, a global supplier of hemp-derived ingredients. His investment will help the company attain new certifications and facilities while reaching a wider audience. How did Thomas make the transition from anti-cannabis athlete to one of the world’s largest African American cannabis producers? Find out in this exclusive discussion with the legend himself.

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Episode 53: Is 2021 the Year of Cannabis in Sports?



Should athletes be allowed to use cannabis? Is it performance enhancing? Could it replace opioids as the preferred medicine for post-game recovery? Former Super Bowl champion and host of Doobin’ with Reuben, Reuben Droughns tackles these tough questions with Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller in this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks.

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