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Full Bio : A native New Englander, Jimmy is a product of the Newton, MA public schools. In 1979 he graduated from Tufts University where he started his 40 year career as sports producer at WBZ TV4 at the age 20. Hired by the CBS affiliate in Portland Maine in 1981 as a sports anchor/reporter, Jimmy worked at WGME TV13 for 11 years hosting shows, reporting from major sports events, and doing play by play for area colleges and high schools. In 1992, he returned to his hometown of Newton, MA where he joined the original team of New England Cable News. He hosted "Jimmy Young's Sports World" at NECN from 1992-98. He also won a regional Emmy Award for the nation's first TV sports talk show for kids, Kid Company's Sportworld with Drew Bledsoe as special guest. He currently lives in Needham, MA.

MA Social Justice system is broken. Donna Patalano has a way to start to...

In this episode of In The Weeds with Jimmy Young, he welcomes  Donna Patalano, a democratic candidate for DA of Middlesex county in Massachusetts....

#31 Robert Carp, Cannabis expert, calls out Massachusetts’ efforts for social action, “window dressing”.

In this episode of In The Weeds with Jimmy Young, author and attorney Robert Carp, calls out the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission for "dropping...

#30 Canada is beating the US in launching a cannabis program. Now what? It’s...

On this episode of In The Weeds with Jimmy Young is Robert Carp, one of the foremost legal authorities on the legalization of cannabis...

#29-Want to get into the cannabis business? Meet the man who wrote the book!

Robert Carp is a local attorney in the Boston, MA area who is nationally respected author who wrote the #1 cannabis business book on...

What Comes First: USA Wins World Cup or Cannabis is Legalized?

Dateline New York, July 2026 – In front of a crowd of over 80 thousand fans, and over 3 billion around the world, in...

#28 – Cannabis Social Clubs in Massachusetts? No licenses yet, but one exists!

In Episode 28 and the final part of the podcast In The Weeds with Jimmy Young & Kamani Jefferson, the conversation turns to the...

#27- Weed is legal in Massachusetts, but where and how can you pay for...

In Part 3 of #27 podcast of In The Weeds with Jimmy Young, cannabis lobbyist Komani Jefferson of the MA Recreational Consumer Council talks...

#26 Cannabis…Test it, use it, sell it, Weed is here to stay in Massachusetts,...

In Part 2 of the 26th podcast of In The Weeds with Jimmy Young, the conversation with Kamani Jefferson, the President of the Massa...

#25- Weed is legal in Mass, but who can sell it? Buy it? Partake...

Episode 1 of 4 of this podcast of In The Weeds with Jimmy Young, Kamani Jefferson is the President of the Massachusetts Recreational consumer...

In The Weeds in Ralph’s Organic Garden with host Jimmy Young and guest Alex...

In this podcast, host Jimmy Young learns about hemp, topicals, and many other uses of the cannabis plant that is all the rage in...

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