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➡️ About The Guest
Matt Stang was an Owner and Operator of the High Times for 17 years prior to its sale to a private equity fund, and during that time he helped legalize Cannabis in multiple states, launched the Cannabis Cup in America, and helped build the legal cannabis industry. For almost 20 years he has met and interacted with all corners of the cannabis community.
As one of the most connected people in the Alternative Drug space he helped found DELIC 3 years ago as the first psychedelic corporation. His expertise in business includes marketing, branding, business development, and product viability.
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➡️ Talking Points
00:00 - Intro
03:26 - Matt Stang's origin story
07:39 - The history of the illegality of drugs
22:05 - Applications of illegal/grey substances
28:15 - Drugs' effects on creativity
32:01 - Building Delic Holdings
34:14 - Early adoption
35:58 - Medical adoption of psychedelics
41:04 - Growing Delic from scratch
44:26 - Where do people connect with Matt Stang?
45:44 - What was the biggest challenge Matt Stang had to overcome?
48:17 - Matt Stang's mentor
49:18 - Matt Stang's book or podcast recommendation
50:23 - What would Matt Stang tell his 20-year-old self
50:35 - What does success mean to Matt Stang?
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