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How have entrepreneurs left their old careers behind and found success in cannabis, and how can you do the same? Green Entrepreneur with Jonathan Small answers that question each week, with inspiring stories of business owners who have taken the cannabis challenge and are now navigating the exciting but unpredictable Green Rush.

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How have entrepreneurs left their old careers behind and found success in cannabis, and how can you do the same? Green Entrepreneur with Jonathan Small answers that question each week, with inspiring stories of business owners who have taken the cannabis challenge and are now navigating the exciting but unpredictable Green Rush.

    A Farmer and a Felon Launch Cannabis Line To Help Free Wrongfully Incarcerated

    A Farmer and a Felon Launch Cannabis Line To Help Free Wrongfully Incarcerated

    Dennis Hunter and Ned Fussell are the founders of CannaCraft. Their newest brand, Farmer And The Felon, seeks to right the historic injustices of cannabis prohibition. As farmers, both have been growing for decades. Dennis earned the unfortunate felon title in 1998 when federal agents raided his cultivation site in Humboldt County. Since founding CannaCraft in 2014, Fussell and Hunter have evolved its umbrella of brands into one of the largest cannabis companies in the world.

    • 21 min
    Kikoko Has Success Down To A Tea

    Kikoko Has Success Down To A Tea

    Jennifer Chapin and Amanda Jones are co-founders of Kikoko, a women-focused and women-run cannabis wellness company, which creates organic cannabis-infused products formulated to help with sleep, mood, pain, and sex. Prior to getting into the cannabis business Amanda was a celebrated travel writer and Jen was and an entrepreneur in the technology, games and food industries. Here is how the two have built their business.

    • 29 min
    Special Ops Marines Combat The Opioid Epidemic

    Special Ops Marines Combat The Opioid Epidemic

    Bryan Buckley and Matt Curran are founders of the Helmand Valley Growers Company (HVGC), and former United States Special Operations Marine Raiders, who both served in Afghanistan and Iraq. HVSG is a cannabis manufacturing company dedicated to providing medical cannabis to the veterans of the U.S. military and researching how cannabis works to combat the opioid and suicide epidemic plaguing our veterans

    • 28 min
    Brett Favre Is A Big CBD Fan

    Brett Favre Is A Big CBD Fan

    Brett Favre is an NFL Hall of Famer, Super Bowl Champion Brett Favre, and now spokesperson for CBD brand Green Eagle. The former Green Bay Packers QB talks to us candidly about beating his addiction to opioids, why he decided to become a champion for CBD, and what he and President Trump talked about during a recent high-profile golf outing.

    • 23 min
    The Cannabis Business According To Jim Belushi

    The Cannabis Business According To Jim Belushi

    Jim Belushi runs Belushi’s Farm in Oregon, where he grows flower for Secret Stash and The Blues Brothers Brands. Jim is also the star of a new reality series Growing Belushi, premiering on August 19, which follows Jim and his merry band of misfits as they navigate the many challenges of running a legal cannabis farm. Jim opens up about how cannabis has transformed his life, the biggest mistakes he’s made as an entrepreneur, and why he thinks pot would have saved his brother John’s life.

    • 23 min
    How Greenbits Technology Is Solving Dispensaries' #1 Challenge

    How Greenbits Technology Is Solving Dispensaries' #1 Challenge

    Barry Saik is CEO of Greenbits, a software platform for over 1200 cannabis retail locations across 13 states. Last year they processed $3.3 billion in legal cannabis transactions. Barry talks to Green Entrepreneur editor in chief Jonathan Small about the challenges dispensaries face and how Greenbit’s technology helps them manage, interesting new trends in consumer buying habits, and what he learned working for digital giants Go Daddy and TurboTax.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

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Jeff Cairney ,

Very Helpful

I am trying to ramp up in the industry and these podcasts have been a huge help to see who all the major players are and how they think about the business. Thank you so much, Jonathan, for all your great work & interviews!

stalwartbda ,

Great Content

Really enjoying all the podcast content. Very insightful information from some key players in the industry. Love the magazine as well! Keep up the great work !

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