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E116 - A field report from New York’s cannabis market and California’s interstate letter
On this episode of the High Rise Cy and Emily talk about Emily's recent winter trip to New York where she had a chance to visit a couple of the new fully legal cannabis shops in NYC. Our hosts also get into the top of interstate commerce from California and how that ties into other markets on the East Coast.
E115 - Which US states are on deck for legalizing recreational cannabis in 2023?
Already at the top of the year we’re seeing 4 new states that will soon take us to 25 total states in the US with legal cannabis programs—almost halfway there! Stream the whole episode as Cy and Emily reveal who’s on the docket for legalization and some interesting insights that only the High Rise can give ya.
E114 - NYC opens its very first recreational cannabis shop and New Jersey throws a little friendly shade
Now you can legally buy recreational cannabis in New York! The first legal sale of recreational weed took place in a dispensary in Manhattan, just meeting the state’s deadline to open a store in 2022.
Housing Works Cannabis Co., on Broadway and East 8th Street, and the dispensary’s first customer before the doors were opened to the public at 4:20 p.m. Cy and Emily dig into the all the details behind this one of a kind store with a couple other headlines to roll it all up.
E113 - Q&A Session from Trailblazers X Alpha Root webinar series
Welcome back to the High Rise! On this episode we wanted to share a Q&A session from a webinar series produced by Trailblazers, a cannabis content community that seeks to advance the industry, unified by a shared ethos and vision of the future. We hope you enjoy hearing from Cy and Emily while they field some great questions around a 2022 recap and some forward looking predictions for 2023
E112 - Hospitality & advocacy experts Sara Stewart and Scot Rutledge give us the goods on how consumption lounges will work in Nevada
This week on the High Rise we are very excited to have two great guests join us on the pod. Sara Stewart CEO and Co-founder of Ritual Cannabis Hospitality and Scot Rutledge Partner at Argentum Partners who'll be breaking how cannabis consumption lounges will work in the great state of Nevada.
E111 - Tis the season for holiday specific cannabis products — is this a sign of the industry starting to normalize?
As the holiday season has gotten into full swing, we are starting to take notice of cannabis brands rolling out some festive holiday specific products. Cy and Emily are taking this as a great sign that this small but mighty industry is starting to normalize by slowly taking on some proven tactics that many well established CPG companies have done for decades.
Entertaining and Informative.
High-rise is one of the few podcasts that gets immediately moved to the top of my “up next” list whenever a new episode drops.