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Weed Wonks Podcast: Metrc Chief Strategy Officer Lewis Koski

May 29, 2024

Earlier this year, Germany became the first European country to legalize cannabis for adult use, sparking excitement across the continent and around the cannabis world. The latest episode of our Weed Wonks podcast examines what legal marijuana will look like in Europe’s largest economy and how it will compare to the U.S.

Strategies 64 partner Jordan Wellington hosts Metrc Chief Strategy Officer and former Colorado cannabis regulator Lewis Koski to discuss insights he gained from a recent trip to Germany. They look at some of its unique features, such as cannabis cultivation clubs, and what the country can learn from—and teach—other jurisdictions. They also look back at the early days of legalization in Colorado, where both of them held positions in the Marijuana Enforcement Division of the state Department of Revenue.

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