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    Is Big Pharma going to eat up the little grower of cannabis? What does the future hold for this fledgling industry.

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    So how would like to visit 20 cannabis conventions a year? That’s what NECANN’s Marc Shepard does as he sells to the many exhibitors that come to New England every year. Massachusetts is a hot new market, and everybody wants a piece. What role does Big Pharma play in the future? That subject and more on part 2 of 4 episodes of In The Weeds with Jimmy Young

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    Jimmy Young

    Jimmy Young is the host of In the Weeds as well as the co-host of Behind the Media alongside Dan Lothian on the CLNS Media Network. 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.