Cannabis has replaced a historically racist term called marijuana. Whether you call it weed, pot and grass, mary jane, or herb, Cannabis is a natural plant that is made up of thousands of chemicals that science has now proven interacts with the human body in many beneficial ways. For years outlawed internationally and in the US, it is now legal in 8 states, and 29 states have some kind of medical program for patients. Recently the World Health Organization has agreed to review it's status in a hearing in June in Geneva and the FDA of the US is seeking information from the public.   In The Weeds talks about all the things that are driving the growth of one of the hottest industries on the planet.  Massachusetts is the first east coast state to legalize the controversial substance, and a member of that state's medical program is broadcast veteran Jimmy Young who hosts In The Weeds. Jimmy is a card carrying member of the medical program in his home state of and he gains knowledge by interviewing some of the most respected experts in the field...and in the fields of Cannabis.

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He’s been a creative video producer and a personality in New Jersey for the past 20 years. Rock It Growth Agency’s Chief Rock N’ Roll officer is Chris Vaglio who brings his passion for life to the cannabis creative community with a new agency. He describes himself as a Star Wars Nerd, a Whiskey drinker,

Emma Chasen studied botanicals in college at Ivy League Brown University, then moved west. Now she is creating and delivering her lessons on cannabis online with Eminent Consulting. Hear about what’s growing on in Oregon on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young.

Dr. David Cunic is a 2 two time Dr. of Physical Therapy who has started more than a half dozen companies, and now is an advisor in the cannabis business. He joins Jimmy Young on In The Weeds to talk about the challenges the cannabis industry has and the potential as it grows.

You can read him in Forbes, see and hear him in news media, he’s Nick Kovacevich CEO of Kush Co Holdings in California, a publicly traded successful ancillary business in the cannabis industry. He isn’t afraid to wave the flag for cannabis reform in the US and is right in the middle of the fight

Most people go to college to learn about subjects that interest them, or to start to lay the groundwork for a professional career. College is also a place where many people get their first exposure to cannabis. In 2020, you can now earn college course credit for learning about this complicated plant. At Stockton University

Teri Buhl from Cannabis Law Reports has been a tenacious journalist for decades. In 2008 when she was writing for the New York Post, she was one of the first reporters to identify the illegal dealings by IndyMac. She protects her sources, and has earned a reputation as a “Smashmouth Journalist”, a title she proudly

Maine, the way life should be, Vacationland, it’s a special place in New England. Uncle Pete Tranchemontagne calls Sanford Maine his home. He’s been a caregiver in the medical cannabis space in his home state for as long as they existed. He helped change a law that banned weed smokers from receiving organs from donors,

Kayak, Vonage, Hot Jobs, and Chrysler Fiat. Do you know those brands? Dean Harris built them. Ok, maybe not by himself, but a Chief Marketing Officer for over 40 years in all industry, all in New York where he is part of a century legacy in the advertising and marketing community. He’s put together a

The word is cannabidiol . You might recognize it as CBD. The second most “prevalent” chemical in the cannabis sativa plant. You go to the head of the science class is you know what this is “C21 H30 O2”? (hint: the answer is above!) You are probably more familiar with the intoxicating chemical, THC. That chemical, Tetrahydrocannabinol, is

After years working in big Pharma, Alissa Merrill was looking for alternatives to the treatment of pain and discovered the power of the plant cannabis sativa. Now expert on its development and use as a medicine for the treatment of pain and other disorders, she shares test results and her reviews and products on

Lance Kreck has served his country for over a decade in the US Army’s Green Berets. After a training accident ended his military career, he has turned to cannabis for his next venture. Recently his Hemp CBD company Hippie Hemp company had to close because of the coronavirus. Now Lance is telling his story on

He’s a filmmaker, producer, activist, creator, director…he’s M. Omari Jackson and he calls himself the “Ganjactivist!” What is that? Jamaica and cannabis are forever related, now with international markets opening is that island nation ready to become the center of the cannabis business universe? Check out his story on In The Weeds with Jimmy Young.

Weed in baggies used to be the only way marijuana was supplied and shared. Now legalization has spurred regulations for child proof containers. That’s opened the door for many companies in the proper packaging industry. Calyx containers is one of the leaders in this space, and it’s not just about recycling that drives its delivery. It’s making

Imagine you’ve proccurred a location and a cherished host community agreement for a dispensary of cannabis in Massachusetts, now, you’ve applied for your license and they need a certificate of Insurance, but no one wants to insure your company, where do you go? More and more insurers are finding their way into the cannabis business, and Charles River Insurance

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