The $1 Pound Show dives deep into the cannabis industry. We discuss and document the transition happening with marijuana. From the black market to grey market finally to a regulated market. California has recently legalized cannabis and is currently figuring out it's regulations. Guests include, cultivators, extractors, lawyers, doctors other business owners.
Running a Cannabis Business in California w/ Couchlock Distribution04/04/2020 Duração: 01h32min
In this episode we speak with Brett of Couchlock which is a Distribution Company located in Monterey County. Brett was actually the second person that I ever had on the podcast 3 years ago. We talked with him about what it's been like running his business for the past three years, we get into the details of scaling a cannabis business in the California market and what works or what doesn't work. Brett always provides really interesting analogies that compare the current state of cannabis industry to other industries throughout hundreds of thousands of years. We also talked about the spectrum of in toxicity that cannabis is on and how it falls probably somewhere between alcohol and caffeine and should be regulated as such.
How is the Coronavirus Affecting the Cannabis Industry? w/ Jonathan Carfield05/03/2020 Duração: 56min
In this episode we discuss how the vape cart market is being affected by the Coronavirus. In addition we discuss how other products are being affected such as packaging, dabbers, and so on. Jonathan also provides a unique perspective because he's an American living in China. Jonathan Carfield is the Founder & CEO of AVD which stands for Advanced Vapor Devices. Jonathan has a vast experience in the cannabis industry and currently lives in China where he oversees the production of his cannabis vaporizer manufacturing business. AVD specializes in making vape carts that are made specifically for the cannabis industry. For more info on AVD products check out www.AVD710.com Contact us via our website www.cannabispermits.com
FDA/USDA Parallels to Cannabis, Inspections, Future Compliance w/ Rob Grysen24/10/2019 Duração: 50min
Rob comes from a Food and Pharma background where he would work with FDA & USDA inspectors on a regular basis. In this episode we discuss his experiences with the FDA & USDA. We also discuss how cannabis may be regulated in the future, possibly by FDA as it moves into a national spotlight overtime. Today, Rob Grysen is the Head of Compliance for Kind Farms in Monterey County. He helps oversee the greenhouse operation there which is developing into one of the most pristine cannabis operations in the County.
Cannabis Vape Cartridges, Heavy Metals, Chinese Factories w/ Jonathan Carfield19/09/2019 Duração: 01h18min
Jonathan Carfield is the Founder & CEO of AVD which stands for Advanced Vapor Devices. Jonathan has a vast experience in the cannabis industry and currently lives in China where he oversees the production of his cannabis vaporizer manufacturing business. AVD specializes in making vape carts that are made specifically for the cannabis industry. In this episode we discuss how the vape cart market has evolved, what was causing heavy metal fails and the recent deaths associated with e-cigarettes and vape carts in the USA. For more info on AVD products check out www.AVD710.com Contact us via our website www.cannabispermits.com
Weighing Cannabis Products w/ Isidro Soriano22/08/2019 Duração: 01h06min
Isidro Soriano runs WayUpScales.com and has been in the weights and measures industry for 5+ years. He joins us to discuss the scales cannabis operations are required to use. We discuss NTEP certified scales, weighing product with METRC, moisture analyzers and more! Isidro is a very experience scale expert who can help any cannabis operation obtain the right weighing device for their business.
Cannabis Licensing, Weed Prices, METRC w/ Kieran Ringgenberg15/07/2019 Duração: 01h01min
Kieran Ringgenberg is a California attorney who has come to specialize in cannabis business. On this episode we talk to Kieran about the current state of cannabis regulations, the price of weed and getting onto METRC. For more information about Kieran visit: https://www.ringgenberglaw.com T To contact our consulting business visit: http://www.cannabispermits.com
Episode 10 w/ Joey Espinoza & Ryan Munevar15/07/2018 Duração: 01h03min
July 13, 2018 - California’s three state cannabis licensing authorities have announced the publication of proposed (permanent) regulations. We sit down to discuss the changes that these regulations would bring. We cover all the major changes amongst the Bureau of Cannabis Control, the Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch and CalCannabis.
Episode 9 w/ Andrew Gogliucci from The Nug Company01/07/2018 Duração: 01h01min
Ryan and Joey sit down with Andrew Gogliucci who is a co-founder of The Nug Company. The Nug Company is a cannabis collective in California serving the Central Coast. Now it is transitioning into becoming a licensed cannabis distributor. In this episode they all discuss the newest California regulations, the July 1 changes and testing standards.
Episode 8 w/ Jarod Ottley of Sungold Farms10/02/2018 Duração: 01h15min
For this episode, we sit down with Jarod Ottley of Sungold Farms. Jarod is a cultivator who has been growing in South Monterey County. Unfortunately with the new regulations his farm has been put at risk and may not be able to continue to operate from their current location. We ask Jarod what it is like to be faced with these issues and also what it's like to transition into this new cannabis world.
Episode 7 w/ Amanda Ostrowitz of CannaRegs.com23/12/2017 Duração: 01h01min
Ryan and Joey got to hang out with Amanda Ostrowitz of CannaRegs. In this episode we learn who Amanda is and how she came to create CannaRegs.com. We also discuss the new 2018 CA regulations and how they compare to what other States have done. CannaRegs is the only comprehensive index of laws and regulations in the cannabis industry. It's a fantastic subscription service that every cannabis compliance geek needs in their toolbox. Visit www.CannaRegs.com for more information.
Episode 6 w/ - SCVA - Santa Cruz Veterans Alliance25/08/2017 Duração: 01h04min
In this episode, we sit down with Santa Cruz Veterans Alliance to discuss who they are, what they do and why they do it. The SCVA is a group of veterans who provide free, lab-tested, cannabis to any veteran that also have a medical recommendation. They were founded in 2011 by Aaron Newsom and Jason Sweatt, both veterans themselves. Find out more about them by visiting their website: www.scveteransalliance.com
Episode 5 w/ retired Criminal Defense attorney, Richard Rosen07/08/2017 Duração: 01h01min
In this episode, Ryan and Joey sit down with retired criminal defense attorney, Richard Rosen. For years, Richard was the go-to attorney when it came to cannabis related cases. We explore why Richard became an attorney and how he began to specialize in the criminal defense of the cannabis industry. As someone who has been fighting against the drug war for 30 plus years, Richard has tremendous perspective on the past, present and future of the cannabis industry.
Episode 4 w/ Norm Groot of Monterey County Farm Bureau01/07/2017 Duração: 01h23s
In this episode, Ryan and Joey have a conversation with Norm Groot who is the Executive Director for the Monterey County Farm Bureau. Monterey County Farm Bureau supports the people that work the land. Their organization serves as a collective voice for farmers and ranchers and provides information, benefits and services to their members. Monterey County Farm Bureau has come publicly stated they feel cannabis should be treated as any other agriculture crop, which almost every cannabis advocate agrees with. We discuss the parallels between normal AG and cannabis with Norm and also talk about how cannabis will potentially change our local agricultural scene for the better. This episode came at a perfect time because the same day we sat down to speak with Norm, the Forbes AG Tech Summit was talking place just one block away from us and the Monterey County AG Commissioner released the crop report for the year, just one day prior.
Episode 3 w/ Ryan and Joey31/05/2017 Duração: 01h10s
We dived right into this podcast and after a couple of episodes we realized that some people are probably wondering who we are besides some guys hosting a cannabis podcast show. In episode 3 we spend some time discussing who we are and how we got here. We also discuss the history of Monterey County cannabis and how it went from "come on vacation, leave on probation" to one of the cannabis mecca's in the State.
Episode 2 w/ B-Dizzle a Cannabis Entrepreneur11/05/2017 Duração: 01h23min
In this episode Ryan and Joey sit down with B-Dizzle who is a cannabis entrepreneur that has been involved with the industry one way or another for over 20 years. He is extremely intelligent, well-spoken and has a plethora of knowledge when it comes to the 'reality' of how the cannabis industry works. B-Dizzle gives tons of great analogies in this episode that will really help you understand the truths behind how this ought to be regulated. He dives into his beliefs as to why it should be regulated, the goals behind regulating it and how the taxation should be looked at. We also get into the details of the service companies in the cannabis industry, essentially the middlemen and what an important role they play in the big picture.
Episode 1 w/ Andrew Gogliucci from The Nug Company29/04/2017 Duração: 01h09s
Ryan and Joey sit down with Andrew Gogliucci who is a co-founder of The Nug Company. The Nug Company is a collective in California serving the Central Coast and San Diego regions. In this episode they all discuss regulations, transitioning cannabis into the regulated market, taxes and the black market.