72 episodes

Join Karson Humiston from Vangst, the cannabis industry's end to end HR technology platform, for conversations with the people behind the cannabis industry. Each week, Karson will interview cannabis industry employees ranging from entry level to executive, to hear their story and learn why they are so #proudtoworkincannabis.

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Proud To Work In Cannabis Karson Humiston

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Join Karson Humiston from Vangst, the cannabis industry's end to end HR technology platform, for conversations with the people behind the cannabis industry. Each week, Karson will interview cannabis industry employees ranging from entry level to executive, to hear their story and learn why they are so #proudtoworkincannabis.

Produced by PodConx

    Empowering Teams and Changing Lives: John Pennington's Vision for Proper Cannabis

    Empowering Teams and Changing Lives: John Pennington's Vision for Proper Cannabis

    Navigating the Missouri Cannabis Market with John Pennington

    After a brief hiatus, Karson Humiston returns with an engaging conversation with John Pennington, the co-founder and CEO of Proper Cannabis in Missouri. John shared his early entrepreneurial spirit, from shoveling driveways as a kid to running a business in high school and college. His transition into the cannabis industry was influenced by his work in real estate and his involvement in building Missouri's largest non-profit methadone treatment center. This experience opened his eyes to the potential of cannabis as a regulated industry.

    • 31 min
    Green Growth: Unpacking the 2024 Cannabis Jobs Report with Industry Experts

    Green Growth: Unpacking the 2024 Cannabis Jobs Report with Industry Experts

    "From Setbacks to Comebacks: The Cannabis Industry's Employment Landscape"

    Karson Humiston discusses the annual jobs report for 2024, revealing a significant rebound in the cannabis industry with the addition of almost 23,000 new jobs. She, Bruce Barcott and Beau Whitney explore state-specific trends, the resilience of the market despite economic challenges, and make predictions for future job growth, particularly in states like Ohio, New York, New Jersey, and Maryland.

    • 30 min
    The King Of Cones - Bryan Gerber, Co-founder & CEO of Hemper

    The King Of Cones - Bryan Gerber, Co-founder & CEO of Hemper

    Crafting the Perfect Smoke: Inside the World of Cannabis Accessories with Brian Gerber

    Karson Humiston welcomes Bryan Gerber, co-founder and CEO, of Hemper and Hara Supply, also known as the "King of Cones." The nickname stems from a Forbes article that highlighted Bryan's success in building a $75 million pre-roll empire.

    • 28 min
    Pioneering the Cannabis Beverage Market With Luke Anderson From Cann

    Pioneering the Cannabis Beverage Market With Luke Anderson From Cann

    Behind the Scenes of Cann Beverage: From Startup Struggles to Market Dominance

    Luke Anderson, co-founder of Cann, discusses the company's journey from inception to success in the cannabis industry. Luke reflects on the challenges of raising capital, launching their microdose THC beverage, and navigating strategic pivots towards profitability, including the acquisition of Cann Media. Despite setbacks, Luke highlights the team's resilience and strategic decisions that have contributed to Cann's success and resilience in the market.

    • 49 min
    Aaron Miles Talks Cannabis: The Road to Verano and the Future of MSOs

    Aaron Miles Talks Cannabis: The Road to Verano and the Future of MSOs

    • 33 min
    From Closet Grows to Corporate Success: The Evolution of Clade9 with Dave Holmes

    From Closet Grows to Corporate Success: The Evolution of Clade9 with Dave Holmes

    "Navigating the Wild West of California Cannabis: A Founder's Journey"

    Live from MJBizCon 2023 in Las Vegas, Karson Humiston is joined by Dave Holmes, founder and CEO of Clade9. The conversation kicks off with a candid discussion about Dave's early exposure to cannabis, starting from a young age due to his older brother's involvement in selling weed. Dave shares how his upbringing around drugs shaped his perspective on the industry.

    • 27 min

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