Guests

Episode 1: Jordan Terpex

Episode 1: Jordan Terpex

TerpX Brand Concentrates (Processing)

TerpX is an award-winning cannabis brand specializing in high quality extractions. TerpX’s products include butane hash oil concentrates, distilled hash oil, pre-filled disposable vaporizer pens, and vaporizer pen cartridges. TerpX currently produces concentrates for over 100 medical/recreational dispensaries in Colorado, and more than a dozen medical dispensaries in Nevada. TerpX’s concentrates are consistently recognized throughout the industry as the most flavorful and effective concentrates on the market:

  • 1st Place Concentrate, 2013 High Times Amsterdam Cup
  • 1st Place Concentrate, 2014 High Times Los Angeles Cup
  • 1st Place Concentrate, 2013 Grassroots 710 Cup
  • 2nd Place Concentrate, 2014 High Times Los Angeles Cup
  • 2nd Place Concentrate, 2013 High Times Denver Cup
  • 3rd Place Concentrate, 2013 High Times San Francisco Cup
Episode 2: Christian Sederberg

Episode 2: Christian Sederberg

Partner & Founding Member, Vicente Sederberg, LLC.

Christian Sederberg, Esq., is a partner and founding member of Vicente Sederberg LLC. After graduating from the University of Colorado School of Law, Christian focused his practice on representing businesses with a primary focus on real estate, private equity, commercial, and corporate transactions. Since the inception of Colorado’s state regulated medical marijuana program, Christian and the firm have provided a wide range of real estate, transactional and regulatory assistance to the marijuana community. Christian was also an integral part of Colorado’s Amendment 64 campaign, acting as core volunteer for the campaign, representing the campaign on Governor Hickenlooper’s Amendment 64 Implementation Task Force, and leading the campaign’s legislative implementation team in the Colorado legislature by coordinating the implementation of the Colorado legislative and regulatory structure related to adult-use marijuana. Christian sat on the executive committee of the Committee for Responsible Regulation, which coordinated the campaign to establish statewide excise and sales taxes on the sale of adult-use marijuana in Colorado.

Episode 3: Matt Bickel

Episode 3: Matt Bickel

Bickel Consulting

Matt is the founder of Bickel Consulting and oversees cultivation facilities in Alaska, Washington, Hawaii, Oregon, New York, Maryland, and Colorado. He was the Chief Operating Officer and Master Cultivator at Maggie’s Farm in Colorado Springs with responsibility for 8,000 plants (outdoor grow on 10 acres) and 40 employees, cultivating organically from seed. He has worked with industry-leading companies like Silverpeak Apothecary in Aspen, Natural Remedies in Denver, Green Stop in Fort Morgan, Top Hat Cannabis in Juneau, Etain in New York, and others. Matt has deep expertise in cultivating indoors, outdoors, and in greenhouses, and he has experience as a project manager in all phases of construction, equipment purchasing, permits, licensing, and operations. Matt graduated from Baylor University with a degree in education.

Episode 4: Jeff

Episode 4: Jeff

Natural Remedies Dispensary Denver

In 2009, Natural Remedies became one of Denver’s first 20 medicinal cannabis dispensaries, proudly owned by a Denver native and operated with the help of his family. Not long after, in April of 2014, Natural Remedies entered the recreational marijuana market. Natty Rems, as it has since been coined, has been located in the LoDo neighborhood of downtown Denver for 5 exciting years. Natural Remedies cultivates 100% of all marijuana flower it provides by hand. The magic takes place in one of two warehouses that total over 30,000 square feet. In addition, Natural Remedies has boasted its own in-house concentrate line called Concentrate Remedies (CRx) since mid 2015.

Natural Remedies strives to provide the most sought-after and boutique grade cannabis products, utilizing only the highest quality genetics, ingredients and care. Natural Remedies has been fortunate enough to win several awards starting in 2012 when it entered it’s first High Times Medicinal Cannabis Cup.  There, Natty Rems took home a silver medal in the Sativa category for it’s medicinal patient favorite, Red Headed Stranger #14. Since then Natural Remedies has experienced tremendous success and has earned various awards to show for it.

Episode 5: Mr. Soul

Episode 5: Mr. Soul

Brothers Grimm Seeds

While studying Nuclear Engineering at a college in Upstate NY, Mr. Soul learned to grow marijuana in a spare room of his apartment. “I read everything about growing marijuana I could get my hands on, but I was especially interested by Robert C. Clark’s ‘Marijuana Botany’”. Mr. Soul sent a letter to the owner of the Super Sativa Seed Club in Amsterdam and after weeks of discussing breeding and genetics, they offered him a job. He became their USA seed distributor to their American customers in 1987. He used his engineering skills to design hydroponic systems and climate control systems for his growing operations. He organized the garden work flow; scheduling and performing all phases of cannabis production; seedlings, mother plants, clones, flowering, harvest, manicuring, drying/curing and seed storage.

These projects became increasingly larger and cultivation was soon his full-time occupation. He became known as “Mr Soul” to the online cannabis community, where he shared growing and breeding information. He was reliably producing 1 pound per kW and delivering 2 pounds of high-grade MJ per month, when he founded The Brothers Grimm Seed Co. in 1996. His breeding projects produced strains of marijuana that are now world-famous, such as Cinderella 99 (C99) and Apollo 13. These marijuana strains were featured in High Times magazine articles among the top 10 most favored varieties of all time and have also been used by other breeders to create numerous award-winning hybrids.

Episode 6: Andrew Livingston

Episode 6: Andrew Livingston

Director of Economics and Research, Vicente Sederberg, LLC

Andrew Livingston serves as Director of Economics and Research for Vicente Sederberg LLC, the nation’s foremost cannabis business law firm. He first worked alongside the Vicente Sederberg team in 2012 during Colorado’s Amendment 64 campaign, which legalized marijuana for adults. Before starting a career in cannabis industry economic and policy analysis, he focused his studies on the economics of illegal markets and the harms they create for societies around the world. Andrew is often asked to speak at business and legal seminars around the country and internationally on the intersection of market dynamics and cannabis policy. At Vicente Sederberg, Andrew provides analysis on legal and regulatory matters as well as economic market projections for adult-use and medical marijuana laws in Colorado and around the world.

Episode 7: Justin Jones

Episode 7: Justin Jones

DANK Dispensary

Justin Jones is one of the founding entrepreneurs of the Colorado cannabis industry. In 2009, he co-founded JGB Ventures, LLC (dba DANK), a licensed medical grow and dispensary in Denver, Colorado. In 2014, DANK became one of the first dispensaries to receive licensure to sell recreational marijuana and has since quadrupled in size.

Since 2014, Jones, along with the members of his partnership group, has started several ventures that have established them as industry innovators and leaders. They licensed Kush Bottles, the market leader in child resistant packaging for the industry; started Denver Consulting Group to provide consultation, training and support documents to the national growing cannabis industry; and most recently, developed CannaScore a compliance audit application for licensed cannabis businesses.

Episode 8: Jefe

Episode 8: Jefe

Little Hill Cultivators

Little Hill Cultivators is an award winning organic cannabis collective located in Northern California’s Emerald Triangle. Little Hill Cultivators specializes in light dep greenhouse flowers utilizing the sun for both full spectrum plant growth and powering fans reducing their carbon footprint. The strains they are known for include many OG Kush hybrids and selections from CSI: Humboldt and Archive Seed Bank.

Episode 9: Casey Darlow

Episode 9: Casey Darlow

Head Grower - Northern Lights Cannabis Company

Casey is the head grower for Northern Lights Cannabis Company, with stores in Edgewater and Denver. He began commercially producing Cannabis in 2010 with Alameda Wellness and now owns a cannabis consulting business, Darlow Consulting, LLC. Casey’s lifelong goal is to learn as much as possible in everything he does.

Episode 10: Jordan Wellington

Episode 10: Jordan Wellington

Director of Compliance, Vicente Sederberg LLC

Jordan Wellington, Esq., Director of Compliance at Vicente Sederberg LLC, graduated cum laude from Brooklyn Law School in May of 2009. Jordan served as the sole legislative staffer assigned to shepherd the legislation implementing Amendment 64 and the legalization of cannabis through the Colorado General Assembly. He then was hired by Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement Division to serve as the sole policy analyst and tasked with organizing the Division’s entire stakeholder engagement process and personally drafting most of the regulations governing retail and medical marijuana in Colorado.

Since joining Vicente Sederberg, Jordan has advised policy makers and regulators from across the globe on the responsible regulation of cannabis; including California, Spain, Minnesota, Vermont, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Denmark, Germany, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Florida, Louisiana, Texas, Columbia, Alaska, and France. In addition to his policy policy work, Jordan also created and now oversee’s Vicente Sederberg’s Compliance Department. The Department’s team of dedicated staff advise clients across the country on complying with the complex web of technical, operational, tracking, and record keeping requirements mandated by states and local governments. In managing the Department’s continuing evolution, Jordan is a Founder and serves as the Director of Compliance for Simplifya, a new company that provides a compliance software solution to cannabis businesses, cannabis compliance companies, and government regulators.

Episode 11: Stacy Johnson

Episode 11: Stacy Johnson

Founder - Harvest House

Stacy Johnson is the founder and owner of Harvest House in Nederland, CO. Harvest House is known as the only locally grown, locally owned and locally operated cannabis dispensary in Nederland. It has an exquisite collection of bud and is known all over the state for being one of the most unique and expert grow facilities around.

Episode 12: Fletcher Watson

Episode 12: Fletcher Watson

Archive Seeds

Archive Seed Bank was founded by “ThaDocta”, an established breeder and ever active online community member. The Archive was ThaDocta’s effort to establish heirloom strains of land-race cannabis plants and seed-lines with verified-original genetics. These strains were originally distributed through a private network of chosen friends, breeders and growers who were trusted to keep alive his tradition of genetic preservation and to preserve these historic lines. After spending a decade growing marijuana and performing clone-only comparative analysis to provide verification of genetic authenticity ThaDocta has opened up the Archive to growers around the world and SeedSupreme Seed Bank can now offer regular cannabis seeds from a selection of his strains.

Episode 13: Brian Barfield

Episode 13: Brian Barfield

Humboldt Integrated Cannabis

Brian Barfield is a long time friend and colleague of Chip Baker. Brian was a professional chef for 25 years before getting into the cannabis industry at Humboldt Integrated Cannabis.

Episode 14: Steve Gieder

Episode 14: Steve Gieder

Founder, Northcoast Horticulture Supply

Steve Gieder studied Horticulture at Williamson Trade School. He is the founder and owner of Northcoast Horticulture Supply, established in 2002, with currently four locations and ecommerce, which represents two percent of the national gardening retail market. Steve is also the Founder of Humboldt Wholesale, a nationwide distributor of garden products which shaped the digital ballast market and introduced the US to House & Garden nutrient line, which became the leading cannabis cultivator’s #1 choice. Steve also devised application rates for agricultural cannabis production and purchased House and Garden Van de Swann nutrient company. Steve is also co-founder of Humboldt Green, a consulting company with an emphasis on building bridges between government, business, and community. The Humboldt Green team develops client solutions for planning, design, permitting, compliance, marketing, and branding with a commitment to sustainability.

Episode 15: Drunken Managers

Episode 15: Drunken Managers

Managers, Cultivate Colorado

Jacob is originally from the heart of the Emerald Triangle, Arcata California, but has called his home Denver since 2009. He has been an active member of the cannabis community from an early age in Humboldt County and  appreciates the finest cannabis the world has to offer.