The Marijuana Solution’s Robert Roundtree interviews cannabis expert Carlos Hermida, M.B.A. in this 90 minute program that covers many important topics within the industry.Carlos is a well-known figure in the medical cannabis arena and earned three bachelor’s degrees plus an M.B.A.He graduated valedictorian of his class at Oaksterdam University’s Horticulture program and then became a budtender at Nirvana Wellness Center in San Jose, California.Carlos is now an educator, public speaker and Executive Vice President of the Florida Cannabis Coalition in Tampa, Florida.
In this interview, Carlos shares his extensive knowledge of the legal Florida cannabis business and the trends he expects to see in the coming months and years.He also emphasizes the importance of networking in this industry and how the Florida Cannabis Coalition is a leader in providing classes, seminars, webinars and other events to help interested people understand, benefit and profit from this new green rush.
It’s obvious from this program that Carlos is not only extremely knowledgeable, but very passionate about how cannabis can help medical cannabis patients in Florida.He’s dedicated his life to spreading the word about cannabis and hopes more people will get involved to dispel old myths about this medicine and make sure everyone that needs this plant will have access to its benefits.
During this podcast with Carlos we discuss current issues in the Florida medical marijuana industry and what the coalition is doing to support small businesses and entrepreneurs looking to enter the space. The Florida Cannabis Coalition was started in 2013 and is the oldest, largest Florida cannabis business organization. Watch a short video on one of the cannabis 101 classes taught by Carlos at the FCC.