Compiled by Proven Media
Podcasts are powerful – they’re a way to share information, connect on favorite topics, and learn on the go. Their popularity and staying power are clear–there are more than 5 million podcasts globally with over 70 million episodes between them, according to recent statistics. At over 100 million listeners, the U.S. has the most podcasts listeners in the world.
For those in the cannabis industry, sharing information and experiences is vital as the regulated landscape is always changing. For industry professionals and canna enthusiasts, here are eight cannabis industry podcasts worth tuning in to.
The Cannabis Commerce + Chemistry Podcast
The Cannabis Commerce + Chemistry Podcast, or C3 podcast, sponsored by Higher Learning LV, is hosted by Curt Robbins from Higher Learning LV and co-hosts Dena Putnam from Leafwize Naturals and John Bailey from the Mindset Genesis. The weekly podcast is available on all popular podcast platforms and is truly targeted at cannabis industry professionals. Topics are vast and include everything from industry insights to tips for success for cannabis entrepreneurs. The C3 podcast is available at https://www.higherlearninglv.co/thec3podcast.
The Marijuana Industry Trade Association (MITA) recently launched their own podcast called MITA Unshackled. An educational podcast specific to the cannabis industry, MITA Unshackled airs live at big industry events and interviews the top cannabis company executives from across the country. Hosted by Demitri Downing and show producer Destinee Blanco, this is definitely a go-to podcast for those interested in keeping up with local and national cannabis business news. Find MITA Unshackled at videos.mita.us.
Branding Bud Live
With the tagline, “100% THC, 0% WTF,” Branding Bud Live is a unique live LinkedIn podcast that airs every Thursday at 11 a.m. PST/2 p.m. EST on LinkedIn Live. On the show hosts David Paleschuck, the author of “Branding Bud: The Commercialization Of Cannabis,” and Adriana Hemas, cannabis marketing expert, discuss cannabis branding and related topics with some of the best minds in branding, marketing, art, design, technology, and other related fields. Follow the podcast on LinkedIn or subscribe on YouTube to learn more and be notified of new episodes or watch past ones. Each episode is packed with insights for professionals in the cannabis space.
The Talking Hedge
Branded as “Your cannabis business podcast,” The Talking Hedge with Josh Kincaid is a platform to validate ideas and energize the global hemp and cannabis community through a cross-pollination of industries including technology, art, music, science, healthcare, social impact, and more. Host Josh Kincaid is a Capital Markets Analyst and a Global Trade Logistics Specialist who interviews a variety of guests about cannabis products, business news, interviews, investments, events, and more. Visit www.thetalkinghedgepodcast.com/podcast to learn more and tune in.
Party Like a Marketer
Hosted by expert cannabis marketer and entrepreneur Lisa Buffo, Party Like a Marketer is Cannabis Marketing Association’s podcast series dedicated to in-depth conversations with cannabis marketers who are using effective strategies to grow their businesses. Tune in to gain insights from CMA members on how to improve your marketing ROI. Find each episode at https://thecannabismarketingassociation.com/party-like-a-marketer-podcast-cannabis-marketing-podcast/. Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and YouTube.
GrassRoots Marketing on Cannabis Radio
Hosted by popular cannabis podcaster Jorge Hermida, GrassRoots Marketing on Cannabis Radio is the place that cannabis industry thought leaders convene to share some of their best insights and practices. The podcast curates thought-provoking dialogue with industry movers and shakers who offer high-end round table business strategies and solutions. In addition, each episode explores the landscape of the states seeking to legalize and their coming initiatives. GrassRoots Marketing can be found on Cannabis Radio.
Here Weed Go!
Hosted by reporter Eddie Celaya, the Here Weed Go! Podcast is a national podcast that airs from Tucson, Arizona. Its mission is to educate the canna-curious, informing the unfamiliar about the culture surrounding cannabis while still engaging the initiated with the latest news surrounding this exciting industry. On the podcast, Celaya shares cannabis industry news and spotlights the movers and shakers on the cannabis sector. You can find Here Weed Go! wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts and on social @hereweedgo.
To Be Blunt Podcast with Shayda Torabi
Covering cannabis marketing and business, the To Be Blunt Podcast with Shayda Torabi features a new episode every Monday. A Texas-based cannabis entrepreneur and educator, Shayda Torabi covers a variety of industry topics, interviewing thought leaders from some of the industry’s top brands. Check out the podcast on Substack and follow along on Instagram @tobebluntpod.