Minnesota Cannabis Conversations is a podcast aimed at educating, connecting and empowering the Minnesota cannabis community. We look forward to speaking with Minnesotans growing together in the hemp, CBD and medical-marijuana environments.
Minnesota Cannabis Conversations is hosted by Jason Tarasek of Minnesota Cannabis Law and produced and distributed by Business of Cannabis.
Episode One: The Introduction.
In this first episode, Business of Cannabis co-founder and president Jay Rosenthal and Jason Tarasek of Minnesota Cannabis Law sit down at MJBizCon 2019 to introduce Minnesota Cannabis Conversations.
Episode Two: Ben Levitz of Studio On Fire.
Studio On Fire is a design and packaging company based in St. Paul, Minnesota that has done some groundbreaking and beautiful work in the cannabis sector. Ben’s perspective on the sector – and MJBizCon 2019 itself – makes for a compelling conversation.
Episode Three: John Dugas of Superior Extractions.
Superior Extractions is an extraction company based in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. The conversation included Superior Extractions’ start-up story and also delves into the value of allowing farmers to remediate ‘hot hemp‘ in order to bring down overall THC content in the hemp crop.
Episode Four: Mat Wilner with Native Girl Farms.
Native Girl Farms is located in St. James, Minnesota and is a maker of CBD products. The conversation focuses on the company, its products and the future for CBD and the surrounding industry in Southern Minnesota.
Episode Five: Parker Smith, Cold State Scientific
Jason Tarasek of Minnesota Cannabis Law sits down for a Minnesota Cannabis Conversation with Parker Smith of Cold State Scientific during MJBizCon 2019.
Cold State Scientific was founded by two local Minnesota brothers – Harrison and Parker Smith – raised by a family of entrepreneurs they had the desire to create tangible, artisanal products of unquestionable quality and value. Cold State Scientific uses supercritical CO2 extraction and processing equipment and technologies.
Episode Six: Rep. Ryan Winkler, DFL House Majority Leader
On the eve of the 2020 Legislative Session, Rep. Ryan Winkler, DFL House Majority Leader, discusses the insights he gained from his statewide listening tour, “Be Heard on Cannabis.”
Rep. Winkler addresses the legalization of adult-use marijuana in Minnesota and identifies the key components that he would like to see in such legislation.