Everything You Need to Know About the CBD Industry with Jon Thompson

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Everything You Need to Know About the CBD Industry with Jon Thompson
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Welcome back to the show. In this episode I interview Dr. Jon Thompson. Dr. Thompson is a separations scientist, entrepreneur, and inventor. As a scientist, he has a strong technical background and industry experience in analytical instrumentation, in-vitro diagnostics, biotech, mining, and homeland security markets. During his cannabis industry career, Dr. Thompson has earned a strong track record of winning and implementing medical cannabis licenses in well-regulated, medically-modeled states. Dr. Thompson has assisted numerous companies to attain their goals in cannabis and hemp manufacturing, as well as market development, strategic marketing, and worldwide business-to-business alliance formation (including international markets).

In this episode we discuss:

  • How he got into the CBD industry[5:37]
  • Licenses required for having a CBD business [7:33]
  • Two distinct industries in the cannabis business and how Jon’s company help them [10:08]
  • Products that are created out of hemp  and how they extract these [13:43]
  • Growing and importing cannabis [18:24]
  • Hurdles in starting a business in the CBD industry and how to start a CBD business – Loans, grants etc  [20:47]
  • What you need to start a CBD manufacturing business  [27:55]
  • Investing in a CBD business  [32:06]
  • Where the CBD industry is heading  [34:08]
  • Best ways to contact Jon and get more  information [35:00]

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