Podcast: Minnesota Cannabis Conversations

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. 

Episodes

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.

https://minnesota-cannabis-conversations.simplecast.com/episodes/welcome-to-minnesota-cannabis-conversations

Episode Two: Ben Levitz of Studio On Fire.

Jason Tarasek of Minnesota Cannabis Law sits down for a Minnesota Cannabis Conversation with Ben Levitz of Studio On Fire during MJBizCon 2019.

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.

https://minnesota-cannabis-conversations.simplecast.com/episodes/mn-cannabis-conversations-with-ben-levitz-director-partner-studio-on-fire

Episode Three: John Dugas of Superior Extractions.

Jason Tarasek of Minnesota Cannabis Law speaks with John Dugas of Superior Extractions during MJBizCon 2019.

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.

https://open.spotify.com/show/6nH5rEVFcI4Kl1jJwR3pQC?si=FqX-c0LrSpS25Y3mMhOiyg

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/minnesota-cannabis-conversations/id1493817416

https://minnesota-cannabis-conversations.simplecast.com/episodes/mn-cannabis-conversations-with-john-dugas-ceo-superior-extractions-llc

Episode Four: Mat Wilner with Native Girl Farms.

Jason Tarasek of Minnesota Cannabis Law sits down for a Minnesota Cannabis Conversation with Mathew Willner of Native Girl Farms during MJBizCon 2019.

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.

https://open.spotify.com/show/6nH5rEVFcI4Kl1jJwR3pQC?si=FqX-c0LrSpS25Y3mMhOiyg

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/minnesota-cannabis-conversations/id1493817416

https://www.businessofcannabis.ca/post/minnesota-cannabis-conversations-with-mathew-willner-of-native-girl-farms-in-st-james-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.

https://open.spotify.com/show/6nH5rEVFcI4Kl1jJwR3pQC?si=FqX-c0LrSpS25Y3mMhOiyg

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/minnesota-cannabis-conversations/id1493817416

https://www.businessofcannabis.ca/post/mn-cannabis-conversations-with-parker-smith-cold-state-scientific

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. 

https://open.spotify.com/show/6nH5rEVFcI4Kl1jJwR3pQC?si=FqX-c0LrSpS25Y3mMhOiyg

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/minnesota-cannabis-conversations/id1493817416

https://www.businessofcannabis.ca/podcasts#Minnesota-Cannabis-Conversations