“Big Weed” in the press

Asheville Citizen Times – Ganga-preneur talks ‘Big Weed’ at Malaprop’s

May 21, 2015

D’Agnese, an Asheville journalist and author, says that while others took a wait-and-see attitude to avoid risk, Hageseth jumped in without a roadmap and, as a result, his business is poised to become “the Starbucks of pot” or its equivalent as laws change around the nation as they now seem destined to.

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Deadline Hollywood – Green Man Cannabis Founder Christian Hageseth Headed For Reality Series With High Noon

May 19, 2015

High Noon Entertainment and Dan Farah’s Farah Films have put in development an unscripted series on Green Man Cannabis founder Christian Hageseth and are currently shopping the project to cable networks. The companies secured life rights to Hageseth, who’s described as the new face of the emerging legalized marijuana industry in the U.S.

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The Cannabis | Denver Post – The Cannabist Show: He wrote ‘Big Weed,’ and she makes Wana edibles

May 4, 2015

Here’s what’s happening on The Cannabist Show, episode No. 9, featuring guests Christian Hageseth of Green Man Cannabis (and the new book “Big Weed”) and Nancy Whiteman of Wana Edibles.

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Salon – Marijuana is my business: My wild adventures in the legal pot trade

May 3, 2015

Excerpt from “Big Weed: An Entrepreneur’s High-Stakes Adventures in the Budding Legal Marijuana Business” by Christian Hageseth.

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NPR, KQED Forum – What If California Legalized Marijuana?

April 24, 2015

When Colorado legalized recreational marijuana last year, it opened the floodgates to $700 million in legal sales, orchestra “weed concerts” and the world’s first pot credit union. So what would California look like if it legalized recreational marijuana use? Christian Hageseth joins a panel of experts to discuss this topic.

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Book Reporter – Christian Hageseth on America’s Relationship with Marijuana and Why the Industry is on the Brink

April 23, 2015

According to Hageseth, the marijuana industry is on the brink of a revolution. Here, he explains how America’s perception of pot has changed since the ‘30s and why it’s high time we start taking the drug seriously.

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KGO 810 News Ronn Owens Show

April 22, 2015

Brian Copeland fills in for Ronn Owens. This hour Brian spoke with Christian Hageseth, author of “Big Weed” and founder of Green Man Cannabis.

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MSN Food & Drink – Forget the Winery: Country’s First ‘Weedery’ to Open Soon

April 21, 2015

The destination is the vision of Christian Hageseth, author of the book “Big Weed: An Entrepreneur’s High-Stakes Adventures in the Budding Legal Marijuana Business” and founder of the marijuana brand Green Man Cannabis, which has two locations in Denver.

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KING5-TV New Day Northwest – Big Weed looks inside the marijuana industry

April 21, 2015

Christian Hageseth speaks with Margaret Larson about what Oregan can learn fro Colorado about the legal marijuana industry With the topic of marijuana sweeping the nation and states dealing with the transition to legality, many people are curious about the effects this booming industry will have economically on the nation and how it works.

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The Street – Big Pharma and Tobacco Companies Will Benefit From Cannabis Boom

April 20, 2015

For non-marijuana users, April 20th may be just like any other day. But for pot enthusiasts, 4/20 is somewhat of a “marijuana holiday,” says Christian Hageseth, founder of Green Man Cannabis and author of “Big Weed.”

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Yahoo! Finance – Colorado’s getting closer to getting its first ‘weedery’

April 20, 2015

America’s got wineries and breweries and later this year it could get its first weedery. Christian Hageseth discusses the marijuana industry, “Big Weed” and the world’s first weedery with Yahoo! Finance.

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Nasdaq – Expect Big Tobacco, Big Pharma to Eventually Cash in on ‘Big Weed’ – Presented by: The Aol. On Network

April 20, 2015

The pot holiday ‘4/20’ is a major sales boost for marijuana vendors similar to the way St. Patrick’s Day lifts beer sales, said Christian Hageseth, founder of Green Man Cannabis and author of ‘Big Weed.’

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The Brian Lehrer Show WNYC – How to Sell Marijuana (Where It’s Legal)

April 20, 2015

Christian Hageseth, founder of Green Man Cannabis and the author of Big Weed: An Entrepreneur’s High-Stakes Adventures in the Budding Legal Marijuana Business (Palgrave Macmillan Trade, 2015), shares what he has learned about the legal marijuana business.

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Publisher’s Weekly – PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 20, 2015

April 17, 2015

Big Weed: An Entrepreneur’s High-Stakes Adventures in the Budding Legal Marijuana Business by Christian Hageseth, with Joseph D’Agnese (Palgrave Macmillan) – In this lively look at the evolution of legal marijuana, Hageseth, founder of the company Green Man Cannabis, describes going from a complete newcomer in 2009 to a respected industry figure and multiple Cannabis Cup winner.

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Publisher’s Weekly – Book Deals: Week of April 14, 2014

April 11, 2015

Foundry’s Yfat Reiss Gendell brokered deals for two new memoirs, including Christian Hageseth’s “fish-out-of-water” story, about his five-year journey from “marijuana novice to winner of top honors at the Cannabis Cup,” which is, per the agent, the “Oscars for pot.” Emily Carleton at Palgrave Macmillan bought North American rights in a “lively” auction.

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Kirkus Review – Big Weed

February 15, 2015

Hageseth is an old-school drug warrior’s worst nightmare: an affable, articulate venture capitalist who argues that correcting prohibition’s folly will benefit both investors and society at large.

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Publisher’s Weekly – Big Weed Starred Review

February 2, 2015

In this lively look at the evolution of legal marijuana, Hageseth, founder of the company Green Man Cannabis, describes going from a complete newcomer in 2009 to a respected industry figure and multiple Cannabis Cup winner.

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