Can small-scale craft cannabis survive against huge corporations and the big ad practices they’re introducing to North America?
Here to help us answer that is Ryan Stoa, Associate Professor at Concordia University School of Law and author of "Craft Weed: Family Farming and the Future of the Marijuana Industry."
In this episode, Ryan argues the need to keep cannabis “more craft beer than Anheuser-Busch” and proposes a Marijuana Appellation system that would support a sustainable, local, and artisanal farming model within the U.S.
Learn more at http://ryanstoa.com
- Ryan’s background in law and cannabis and what sparked his desire to write “Craft Weed”
- Why Ryan argues we need to support craft weed over big companies with large scale cultivation facilities
- The extensive research that went into Ryan’s book and the information that shocked him the most
- Smart farming and how it relates to indoor cannabis growing
- How Ryan believes the newly passed Farm Bill of 2018 will affect the small American family farm
- Why the desire for sustainable, artisanal cannabis fluctuates across the U.S.
- Ryan’s positive outlook for the future of cannabis agriculture and how he believes legalization will benefit our culture