Two images of people sit side-by-side. Shea Gunther is on the left and Lewis Goldberg is on the right. Shea is wearing a fur winter hat and appears to be backpacking outside in a snowy woods while Lewis is sitting somewhere more tropical and is looking at the lens with mirrored sunglasses on a beach chair.
May 2022
Episode 407

The Shea and Lewis Show

Host Lewis Goldberg and producer Shea Gunther carve out an hour to talk about their origins in the industry, their thoughts on the development of legal psychedelics, and what it means to be happy with your work. Produced by Shea Gunther.

A printed white protest sign reading "ON STRIKE FOR LIVING WAGES" is held by someone positioned high above a city street full of protestors below. The person is wearing a blue hat and is facing away from the camera while the protestors below all carry the same white sign- hundreds of them.
May 2022
Episode 406

The Union of Cannabis and Labor

Betty Aldworth and Jeremy Berke join host Heather Sullivan to talk about the state of unionization within the legal cannabis industry as well as the intersection of medical marijuana and cancer treatments. Produced by Shea Gunther.

A screenshot from Google Earth showing the globe against a starry background with central Asia in the center of frame with Europe to the left and the Pacific Ocean to the right.
Apr 2022
Episode 405

The International Episode

First-time-guests Sysamone Phaphon, John Farrell, and Niklas Kouparanis join host Ben Larson to talk about what the world of legal cannabis looks like in the rest of the world. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Four identical tall green metallic cans sit closely to one another. The cans have a label reading "Cannabis energy drink" in white, with a mirrored black version underneath and the words "Hemp energy beverage" at the very bottom.
Apr 2022
Episode 403

The Ups and Downs of Infused Beverages

Andrea Brooks and Sirita Wright join host Ben Larson to talk about the rise and impacts of hemp-derived psychoactives, the growth and unique challenges of infused beverages, and the current tax landscape for legal marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.

An old-style stone building is seen close up with ornate stone-works around the top of an arching window. The word "DISPENSARY" is carved into the top stone stretching over the window.
Apr 2022
Episode 402

Consolidation Nation

Taylor West and Heather Sullivan joins first-time host Jeremy Berke to talk about the MORE Act, which just passed out of the House, as well as the merits and downsides of industry consolidation. Produced by Shea Gunther.

A top-down view of marijuana growing- the cannabis is mature but not yet fulled budded, with white hairs just starting to show in the center of the plant. Sunlight speckles the vibrantly green marijuana.
Mar 2022
Episode 401

Mega Mergers in Cannabis

Andrea Brooks, Max Simon, and Sirita Wright joins host Kris Krane to talk about the massive merger recently announced between MSO giants Cresco and Columbia Care and the upcoming vote in the U.S. House to deschedule marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.