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If you’re thinking of investing, working, or starting a business in the cannabis industry, then you need to listen to Plant Problems, a podcast that takes a different approach to cannabis than what you’re seeing and hearing from the mainstream media. Hosted by Tony Frischknecht, the podcast provides high level information to help you understand the business more and make your decision on the direction you want to take. Tony has been successful in the cannabis industry for over fifteen years, and he’s going to take you along on a ride that will help widen your horizon and your industry knowledge about this amazing plant. The cannabis industry is still very new. Therefore, there are a lot unknowns. These unknowns are rather scary, but we will take you on a journey to help uncover the unknown. In Plant Problems, he’s going to be breaking down and tearing apart the myths of the cannabis industry along with shedding some light on the opportunities in the industry. Born and raised in Colorado, Tony always enjoyed the challenge of starting and building a business. At the young age of 25, he became an entrepreneur with two small construction companies. In 2005, he got introduced to the medical marijuana industry in Fort Collins, Colorado, and started a small MJ caregiving business called Highway to Healing. By the time he was 35, he had two dispensaries with an annual revenue of $6.5 million in sales, including two indoor grow facilities in Denver, Colorado – all four locations having 19 city and state licenses.In late 2012, Tony joined a group of industry leaders to build Organa Brands and started a successful cannabis brand called O.penVAPE. The maker of vaping products and edibles posted a top-line sales of $100 million in 2016 and prides itself of selling a product every nine seconds. It buys ten tons of marijuana a year and creates over 1 million grams of concentrated cannabis oil a year. Organa Brands is the only cannabis company with products on the market in ten states, including at 1,200 dispensaries. Subsequently, Tony has moved on to other ancillary businesses involving small scale extraction and commercial grow technologies. He is also the author of the newly released book, From Black Market to The Man, which outlines the 10 steps to becoming a multi-millionaire in the legal cannabis industry. With the fast evolution of the industry and the acceptance by those who used to be skeptics, the opportunities are vast. The Plant Problems podcast will make that much easier to navigate for you as Tony will be featuring and interviewing some people he knows personally and some who are working in the industry that are large influencers at this point in time to help facilitate and address a lot of your concerns and your needs. Be prepared to take in as much information as you can along with understanding as we all learn together from the experts and come out with an amount of insight that will be very valuable. Come along with Tony Frischknecht for the ride here on the Plant Problems podcast as he shows you more of the industry than anybody out there. Be in the know about how to invest, work, or start a business in the cannabis industry. We look forward to having future conversations with you as we go along this journey.

Plant Problems Tony Frischknecht

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If you’re thinking of investing, working, or starting a business in the cannabis industry, then you need to listen to Plant Problems, a podcast that takes a different approach to cannabis than what you’re seeing and hearing from the mainstream media. Hosted by Tony Frischknecht, the podcast provides high level information to help you understand the business more and make your decision on the direction you want to take. Tony has been successful in the cannabis industry for over fifteen years, and he’s going to take you along on a ride that will help widen your horizon and your industry knowledge about this amazing plant. The cannabis industry is still very new. Therefore, there are a lot unknowns. These unknowns are rather scary, but we will take you on a journey to help uncover the unknown. In Plant Problems, he’s going to be breaking down and tearing apart the myths of the cannabis industry along with shedding some light on the opportunities in the industry. Born and raised in Colorado, Tony always enjoyed the challenge of starting and building a business. At the young age of 25, he became an entrepreneur with two small construction companies. In 2005, he got introduced to the medical marijuana industry in Fort Collins, Colorado, and started a small MJ caregiving business called Highway to Healing. By the time he was 35, he had two dispensaries with an annual revenue of $6.5 million in sales, including two indoor grow facilities in Denver, Colorado – all four locations having 19 city and state licenses.In late 2012, Tony joined a group of industry leaders to build Organa Brands and started a successful cannabis brand called O.penVAPE. The maker of vaping products and edibles posted a top-line sales of $100 million in 2016 and prides itself of selling a product every nine seconds. It buys ten tons of marijuana a year and creates over 1 million grams of concentrated cannabis oil a year. Organa Brands is the only cannabis company with products on the market in ten states, including at 1,200 dispensaries. Subsequently, Tony has moved on to other ancillary businesses involving small scale extraction and commercial grow technologies. He is also the author of the newly released book, From Black Market to The Man, which outlines the 10 steps to becoming a multi-millionaire in the legal cannabis industry. With the fast evolution of the industry and the acceptance by those who used to be skeptics, the opportunities are vast. The Plant Problems podcast will make that much easier to navigate for you as Tony will be featuring and interviewing some people he knows personally and some who are working in the industry that are large influencers at this point in time to help facilitate and address a lot of your concerns and your needs. Be prepared to take in as much information as you can along with understanding as we all learn together from the experts and come out with an amount of insight that will be very valuable. Come along with Tony Frischknecht for the ride here on the Plant Problems podcast as he shows you more of the industry than anybody out there. Be in the know about how to invest, work, or start a business in the cannabis industry. We look forward to having future conversations with you as we go along this journey.

    2 Big Announcements! You Want To Check These Out!!

    2 Big Announcements! You Want To Check These Out!!

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    • 5 min
    Customer Service In The Cannabis Industry

    Customer Service In The Cannabis Industry

    We all have our reasons for starting a business. But, we have to know how to get things going. To this end, Tony Frischknecht explains how customer service works in the cannabis industry. In this episode, he emphasizes that we have to constantly ask questions and have weekly meetings so we could better understand our customers. Sometimes, we end up losing focus on what really matters. We get busy with other aspects of the business. That’s why it’s important to get right on track! Learn how to start mapping out the customer journey.

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    • 23 min
    IRS Helping The Cannabis Business To Grow And Succeed

    IRS Helping The Cannabis Business To Grow And Succeed

    Cannabis is ever-changing, and there are so many things that we are getting in front of us daily that are changing the way we look at our businesses. As we look at it, the future of cannabis is expanding. Tony Frischknecht discusses cannabis and regulation, tax investing, and much more. The IRS knows that cannabis is going to be legalized. In this episode, he emphasizes why good records assist in monitoring. Be prepared to enlighten yourself on how you could go in the right direction in your cannabis business!

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    • 23 min
    Four Things To Keep In Mind When Hiring For Your Cannabis Business

    Four Things To Keep In Mind When Hiring For Your Cannabis Business

    One of the more challenging parts of managing a cannabis business is the hiring process. How do you know which applicant to hire? How do you know which positions you need? Some of the answers only come when you’ve made the mistakes. But if you want to avoid these mistakes and prevent a bad hire, this episode is for you! Tony Frischknecht shares a list of key reminders when finding a person to join your business. He’s made the mistakes and learned the lessons. Today, he iterates those insights to help you in your cannabis business journey. Stay tuned!

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    • 14 min
    Cannabis Marketing Strategies: Creating Customer Engagement Beyond Big Social Media Platforms

    Cannabis Marketing Strategies: Creating Customer Engagement Beyond Big Social Media Platforms

    Marketing is a significant issue that you need to tackle when building a cannabis business. What can you use to engage customers more often or stay connected to them and create loyalty? You have to know the regulations around it and implement strategies that are allowed in your state. Join your host Tony Frischknecht as he discusses marketing techniques for cannabis. Figure out how you can build connections with your customers and grow your cannabis business. If you're new to cannabis and you're just opening your store in a new state or county, or you want to grow your business, this episode is for you.

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    • 15 min
    Why You Shouldn’t Panic Sell Your Cannabis Stocks And Why It Might be A Good Time To Buy

    Why You Shouldn’t Panic Sell Your Cannabis Stocks And Why It Might be A Good Time To Buy

    Do not sell. You may think you can't afford to come up with any more money to buy on, but don’t panic-sell your stocks. The cannabis industry is a risky industry to get into but the opportunities are there. It's like one minute you think you already know what's going on the next you don't, it's challenging. There's a lot of different things that are happening that are hard to explain. What's happening in the cannabis stock world right now? Tony Frischknecht discusses where it is right now, earnings before interest tax depreciation, and the challenges we could expect to face. Tune into this episode and hear the good news on legalization and cannabis stocks. Embrace the big wins that are to follow in your journey!

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    • 1 hr 23 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

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Informative and educational

Tony gets some great guest on that really drill down on the various parts of the cannabis industry. He has a relaxed style that makes it enjoyable to listen to while still learning new things.

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Awesome podcast

I’ve listened to a lot of different cannabis podcast. This one relates and make sense. The insight that Toney offers is superior, not just a cannabis podcast but an entrepreneurial one as well. Inspirational!!!!

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