CEO Interviews

Apr
28
Interview with Khiron CEO Alvaro Torres: Medical Cannabis In Latin America

Interview with Khiron CEO Alvaro Torres: Medical Cannabis In Latin America

My favorite segment was talking about how they are transitioning from treating chronic pain with cannabis versus opioids. This hits home with me, as my dad is having great results using cannabis for his Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome. Khiron is seeing similar outcomes.
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Apr
20
Interview with Weedmaps CEO Chris Beals: Amazon Meets Shopify Meets Cannabis

Interview with Weedmaps CEO Chris Beals: Amazon Meets Shopify Meets Cannabis

For investors seeking cannabis exposure in a NASDAQ-listed stock, Weedmaps is an excellent option.
1 min read
Apr
11
Interview with Ascend CEO Abner Kurtin: To The Frustrated Cannabis Investor

Interview with Ascend CEO Abner Kurtin: To The Frustrated Cannabis Investor

In one of my favorite episodes, we discuss how Illinois’ cannabis markets are evolving, New Jersey’s slow transition to adult use, and what is happening with New York and MedMen. We conclude with Abner's message for frustrated cannabis investors.
1 min read
Feb
28
AdvisorShares Poseidon Dynamic Cannabis ETF CEO Interview

AdvisorShares Poseidon Dynamic Cannabis ETF CEO Interview

The interview covers PSDN’s investment approach, the creative structuring that allows the ETF to be listed on the NYSE, what to expect from the leverage component, and their 2022 outlook.
1 min read
Feb
02
Interview With Schwazze CEO, Justin Dye

Interview With Schwazze CEO, Justin Dye

I had a great time interviewing Justin Dye, CEO of Schwazze. Justin's midwestern values shine through, and you can see how his experience in running grocery stores is reflected in Schwazze's mindful spending and thoughtful expansion.
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Jan
03
My Conversation With HempFusion CEO Jason Mitchell - Cannabis Without THC

My Conversation With HempFusion CEO Jason Mitchell - Cannabis Without THC

HempFusion is the only dedicated CBD exposure in the highly regarded $MSOS ETF. The stock is down over 90% in the last year, largely due to political stalemates and slow-moving regulatory changes. With some progress in ’22, it could be due for a rebound.
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Nov
15
De-Risking Cannabis: My Conversation With Greenlane Holdings CEO Nick Kovacevich

De-Risking Cannabis: My Conversation With Greenlane Holdings CEO Nick Kovacevich

A classic example of the "pick and shovel story", Greenlane is a great way to get exposure to cannabis, without the complications of investing in plant-touching businesses.
1 min read
Nov
02
My Conversation with Ascend CEO Abner Kurtin: Cannabis MSO 2.0

My Conversation with Ascend CEO Abner Kurtin: Cannabis MSO 2.0

Ascend Wellness Holdings ($AAWH) is one of the premier multi-state operators in the US cannabis industry and I was happy to have a half-hour conversation with their CEO, Abner Kurtin.
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Oct
11
Winning US Cannabis: My Conversation with the Leaders of  Gage Growth and Terrascend

Winning US Cannabis: My Conversation with the Leaders of Gage Growth and Terrascend

As part of my contribution to Seeking Alpha’s CEO Interviews series, I was happy to talk with Fabian Monaco, CEO of Gage Growth, and Jason Wild, Executive Director of Terrascend.
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