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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.

    Success Starts With Planning

    Success Starts With Planning

    This bonus episode is for my listeners to let you know what is going on in the next couple of months. We will be taking a small break from publishing to record a bunch of new episodes and you can expect me back on June 16th.

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    • 5 min
    Is Wholesale The Answer? – The Perks Of Having A Big Stash

    Is Wholesale The Answer? – The Perks Of Having A Big Stash

    Wholesaling cannabis can be tricky, but it does give you a fair amount of options for what to do with that extra product. For one, you can control the amount you sell depending on market prices. You can use it to create products of your own or white-label it with some other company. You can even use it for bartering to help out a struggling friend in the business. These are just some of the possibilities that Tony Frischknecht sees as he makes the case for wholesale as a feasible, if not lucrative business model. Listen in for more.

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    • 10 min
    Decriminalization Of Drug Use And Its Effect On The Cannabis Industry

    Decriminalization Of Drug Use And Its Effect On The Cannabis Industry

    The decriminalization of small amounts of drug use such as cocaine, meth, and heroin has been happening in various states in America. This has led to many people talking about growing cannabis, which may cause a federal movement for cannabis decriminalization. In this episode, Tony Frischknecht discusses the various implications of these recent developments. What future industries may arise from these events? What law enforcement initiatives must be put in place for drug regulation? Tune in to this episode and get updates on some recent stories involving cannabis.

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    • 12 min
    The Four Best Ways To Survive In A Saturated Market 

    The Four Best Ways To Survive In A Saturated Market 

    The boom of the cannabis market in Colorado, Oregon, Washington, and Nevada can pose a few threats to many new businesses. When these markets become saturated, it can be difficult to position yourself among the competition and thrive. Fortunately, Tony Frischknecht has the episode just for you. With his four tips, he shares how you can best survive a saturated market. Tune into this episode to find out!

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    • 22 min
    Waste Not, Want Not: How To Strategically Cope With Cannabis Legalization

    Waste Not, Want Not: How To Strategically Cope With Cannabis Legalization

    The year 2020 has been a wonderful year for the cannabis industry, with many states reporting booming revenue for the past year. But what may be the recent landmark many people are rooting for is cannabis legalization, which is currently embraced by 36 states, either for medical or recreational purposes. In response to this significant industry change, Tony Frischknecht presents some useful tips on how to scale your garden according to the government's rules and regulations. He explains the most practical improvements for your water system and lighting, as well as the benefits of going greenhouse. Tony also goes deep on saving money on energy by addressing the most common heating and cooling issues in a cannabis garden.

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    • 25 min
    What Millionaires Look For To Invest In Your Business

    What Millionaires Look For To Invest In Your Business

    Putting your business ideas into actuality can be tough, most especially if you don’t know how to attract the people who can help take you there—the investors. In this episode, Tony Frischknecht shares four tips you can do whenever you are talking to a millionaire and get them to invest in your business. Join him as you learn how to go about your explanations, promises, proposals, finances, and more. 

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    • 17 min

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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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