Cannabis and Finance

For our final episode, we talk about how professionalized cannabis has become by discussing the first cannabis-focused funds in Canada.

Featuring:

Jake Dawson, Senior Product Specialist at Hybrid Financial; Rosy Mondin, Executive Director of the Cannabis Trade Alliance of Canada; Hugo Alves, Partner and Corporate Commercial and Climate Change Lawyer at Bennett Jones; John Fowler, President and CEO of Supreme Pharmaceuticals; and Will Stewart, 

From Outlaw to In-law

With legalization of recreational consumption looming, cannabis has changed a lot. Along with the changes, Adam Greenblatt has moved from working with dispensaries, to intervening in Supreme Court cannabis cases, to working for corporate cannabis. We talk about how the industry has changed by following Adam's career.

Featuring:

Adam Greenblatt, Head of Quebec Engagement for Tweed; Rosy Mondin, Executive Director of the Cannabis Trade Alliance of Canada; Hugo Alves, Partner and Corporate Commercial and Climate Change Lawyer at Bennett Jones. 

Cannabis and Advertising

Should cannabis companies be allowed to advertise their products? We talk about the current advertising restrictions for medical cannabis and whether or not they should apply to the recreational industry.

Featuring:

Ian Chamandy, Founding Partner of Blueprint Business Architecture; John Fowler, CEO of Supreme Pharmaceuticals; Rebecca Jesseman, Senior Policy Advisor at the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse; Deepak Anand, Executive Director of the Canadian National Medical Marijuana Association; Will Stewart, 

The Genetics Bottleneck

What does legalizing cannabis at the federal level really mean? We use the genetics bottleneck to look at federal regulation for recreational consumption in Canada.

Featuring:

David Brown, Communications Director and Editor-in-Chief at Lift; Will Stewart, Managing Principle at Navigator Ltd.; Deepak Anand, Executive Director of the Canadian National Medical Marijuana Association.

Cannabis and Public Health

Creating policy for recreation consumption of cannabis is not an easy task. There's a natural tension between public health and industry interests and this week we're discussing the public health perspective on legalization.

Featuring:

Rebecca Jesseman, Senior Policy Advisor at the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse; Mark Pugash, Director of Corporate Communications, Toronto Police Service; Marcus Charles, Co-founder of JUJU 

Legalized: Colorado, Washington, and Canada

This week, we're looking at other states that have gone through legalization. We're comparing regulations in Colorado and Washington and discussing how they could apply to Canada.

Featuring:

John Prentice, CEO of Ample Organics; Rosy Mondin, Executive Director of the Cannabis Trade Alliance of Canada; Marcus Charles, Co-founder of JUJU Joints; Rebecca Jesseman, Senior Policy Advisor at the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse.