Episode 86: Learn How to Open a Dispensary From Cova Software’s CEO



If you were launching a dispensary, what would be your primary concern? According to Gary Cohen, CEO of Cova Software, the majority of entrepreneurs are most concerned with compliance. He created Cova to meet that need. His point-of-sale (POS) software is one of the retail cannabis industry’s most popular interfaces. Cohen said his first priority when creating Cova was to provide retailers with a compliance-focused POS system that would be easy to learn and scalable. Along the way, Cohen spoke with hundreds of entrepreneurs and quickly realized new entrants to the space need more than approachable technology, they need an education on the industry as a whole. That’s why Cova is now offering free educational seminars in new markets across the country. Join in on the conversation as he shares what he’s learned and what entrepreneurs need to know to make their green rush dreams a reality.

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Episode 85: Chatting with the Champ



Iconic boxer, entrepreneur, and cannabis advocate Mike Tyson has conquered the world of boxing, featured in several shows and movies, and launched a successful podcast, among other endeavors. In 2019, he launched Tyson 2.0, his own cannabis brand. In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, he and Tyson 2.0 CEO Chad Bronstein sit down with Cannabis & Tech Today Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner and staff writer Aron Vaughan to discuss the company’s product line, the future of the brand, and Tyson’s passion for cannabis. The company’s mission is to produce innovative, high-quality cannabis products known for purity, precision, and wide accessibility. Through licensing, cultivation, and agreements, Tyson 2.0 products are available across dispensaries and retail locations across the states of Colorado, California, Nevada, Massachusetts, Michigan, Illinois, Delaware, and Washington D.C. with plans to expand nationally and internationally. 

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Episode 84: Influencer Insights With Brooke Burgstahler



In today’s episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, content creator, actor, and comedian Brooke Burgstahler speaks with Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller for the cover feature of the winter 2021 issue. Burgstahler recently launched Budding Mind, a wellness and lifestyle blog focused on holistic health. Cannabis has been a big part of Burgstahler’s journey, but her true passion is acting. As the host of World of Weed, she gets to flex her journalism and acting skills while providing quality edutainment to millions of online viewers. Join this candid discussion as Burgstahler reveals her reluctance to embrace cannabis stardom before finally finding her voice as an industry influencer. Check out her cover feature for free in the winter 2021 issue of Cannabis & Tech Today.

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Episode 83: A QVC for THC? Josh Koppel Talks Cannabis, Content, and Technology



Josh Koppel is an entrepreneur at the intersection of content and technology. In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller sits down with Koppel to discuss cannabis media. Koppel launched Wowee, a cannabis-focused media company in 2021. Wowee is offering a fresh take on cannabis content with shows like The Flower Hour and Sell High. If QVC covered THC products, Sell High would be the result. Koppel discusses why these innovative takes on cannabis content are vital to the growth of the legal industry and why e-commerce needs to re-examine the way it’s connecting to customers.

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Episode 82: High Fashion With Hemp Apparel Manufacturer Nicole Mitchell



Hemp is one of nature’s most versatile plants. It’s food, fuel, fiber, and so much more. In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Nicole “Cole” Mitchell joins Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller to explore the expanding world of hemp textiles. Mitchell is the founder of Urbane Luggage, the first Black-woman-owned hemp luggage and apparel manufacturing brand in the United States. After a semester abroad studying marketing, Mitchell fell in love with travel, hemp, and sustainability. A trip to Amsterdam inspired her to launch her very own apparel brand centered around hemp and sustainably-manufactured materials. From soft, luxurious, versatile bags to antimicrobial accessories, Mitchell is setting a new standard for hemp fashion. Join the conversation when you like, share, and subscribe.

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Episode 81: Invest in Cannabis With The Arcview Group CEO Jeffrey Finkle



In today’s episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, discover the next big thing in cannabis investments. The Arcview Group CEO Jeffrey Finkle joins Cannabis & Tech Today Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner to discuss the evolution of the cannabis sector, what’s smart in investments, and how the industry will change as more markets come online. The Arcview Group is an event management and financial services firm leveraging thought leadership to facilitate growth in several emerging industries. Arcview advisors offer highly-respected insight into the cannabis investment space. In this episode, Warner dives into the big questions — will conflict in Russia impact the stability of cannabis; how are financial services companies like Arcview adapting their strategies to keep up with evolving markets? Find out in this informative episode of Cannabis Tech Talks.

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Episode 80: Disruptive Tech and the Evolution of Commercial Cultivation



Cultivation and automation are becoming more and more synonymous. In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia MIller discusses artificial intelligence, vertical cultivation, and all things soil to oil with Agrify’s Rob McEvoy. As vice president of customer success, corporate development, and government affairs, McEvoy has experience in every aspect of the industry. He explores the impact of machine learning on the agricultural industry and examines how emerging disruptive technologies are playing an important role in sustainable cultivation. Tune in and find out what it all means for businesses and consumers alike.

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Episode 79: Science and Innovation With PAX



In this episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, PAX Labs COO Steven Jung discusses the intersection between innovation, technology, and customer satisfaction. PAX Labs is a global cannabis brand specializing in award-winning technology. Jung shares how he graduated from West Point and worked in business and technology before finding his footing in the cannabis industry. PAX is pioneering research into cannabis consumption methods and using its findings to create compelling new product lines. Its latest creation is a line of Live Rosin Pods made from 100% pure cannabis. What’s so special about these powerful little pods and what’s next for PAX? Find out in this episode featuring Cannabis & Tech Today Managing Editor Patricia Miller.

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Episode 78: Regulatory and Commercial Considerations for Hemp-Derived CBD



How do cannabis chemotypes shape market access? What’s the FDA’s position on CBD as a consumer product ingredient? Listen in as Dr. Duffy MacKay shares what he’s learned as the senior vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs at CV Sciences, a CBD company available in more than 7,300 retail locations. This business-focused discussion is adapted from a session at the Emerge Virtual Cannabis Conference. Are you still reading? Start listening and join the conversation around hemp-derived CBD.

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Episode 77: Higher Learning With Green Flower CEO Max Simon



There is so much to know about the world of cannabis. To enter this industry requires more than tenacity and passion, it requires an education in a topic that’s widely misunderstood. In today’s episode of Cannabis Tech Talks, Max Simon joins Cannabis & Tech Today Editor-in-Chief Charles Warner to discuss cannabis education. Simon is the CEO and co-founder of Green Flower, a cannabis education and training platform. The company is now working with 23 universities and community colleges across Noth America to power standardized cannabis credentials for manufacturers, cultivators, and retailers. If you’re looking for some higher-level training on this emerging sector, this episode is sure to inspire. 

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