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35. Can Weed Cure Cancer? With Cannabics Pharmaceutical Co-Founder Eyal Barad

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34. Canada Legalization Update With WeedWeek Canada's Jesse Staniforth

This week we bring you an interview that we taped last month at MJBizCon. Alex and Donnell talk with Jesse Staniforth, editor of WeedWeek Canada, to find out how Canada is doing one month into legalization. Plus, we bring you a story with a new twist on this time-tested pairing: getting stoned and playing video games.

33. The Drug War Past and Present with Attorney Allison Margolin

This week Alex and Donnell talk with Allison Margolin, a cannabis lawyer known as "LA's Dopest Attorney." Margolin tells us about the latest developments in cannabis law in CA, the legacy of activism that she inherited from her father, and about her forthcoming book about the drug war. Plus, we bring you harvest themed cannabis news to kick off the holiday season.

32. Würk Wants Cannabis to be a Normal Industry with Keegan Peterson

This week Alex and Donnell talk with Keegan Peterson, founder and CEO of Würk, about reinventing HR in the cannabis space. Also, we recap MJBizCon in La Vegas and WeedWeek has a party.

31. Michigan's Grassroots Victory with Jeffrey Hank of MI Legalize

This week Alex and Donnell talk with Jeffrey Hank, Executive Director of Michigan Legalize, on Michigan's progressive cannabis law that just passed on Nov 6th. Plus, we take a deep dive into the most significant election results and how they will shape the future of the industry. Keep up to date with Michigan Legalize's work by visiting Utah Voters Approve Medical Marijuana Legalization Ahead Of Compromise Deal:…promise-deal/

30. The Small Grower's Dilemma with Bryant Mitchell

This week Alex and Donnell talk to Bryant Mitchell, founder of Blaqstar Farms, on his history as a consultant and how that lead him into the cannabis world. Plus, we discuss a lawsuit brought against a Colorado dispensary, and is Paul Ryan looking for a job? You can buy Blaqstar product at California Cannabis dispensary on Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles. Visit their website at or follow them on Instagram @blaqstarfarms…-lawsuit-verdict/

29. Big Green Data with Giadha De Carcer and Elizabeth Stahura

This week Alex and Donnell come to you from the cannabis tech conference, New West Summit. We talk with two big players in the business of cannabis data: Giadha De Carcer, founder and CEO of New Frontier Data, and Elizabeth Stahura, president and co-founder of BDS Analytics. We also discuss the effect of the Marriott strike on the conference and the industry as a whole. Find out more about New Frontier Data at You can follow Giadha De Carcer on Twitter at or

28. The Business of Race in Cannabis with Bonita Money

We’re back! And we have a new co-host, Donnell Alexander! This week Alex and Donnell talk with Bonita “Bo” Money. She is the founder of Women Abuv Ground and NDICA, two organizations dedicated to paving a way for people of color in the cannabis industry. You can follow Bonita Money on Instagram at bomoney27 ( Find out more about Women Abuv Ground at and NDICA at or in Instagram at thendica18 ( The Diversity and Inclusion Social Equity Expo is October 27th at LA Trade Tech:…ets-51126975159 Read Shaleen Title's open letter to the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition: