The Best Cannabis Podcasts to Listen to (Stoned or Not)

Looking for some cannabis podcasts to listen to? Don’t worry, we’ve got 25 of them for you to choose from.

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These days, it’s hard to do anything without also listening to a podcast. Whether you’re in the car, working out at the gym, or stoned to the bone at home, it can be super relaxing to listen to someone else speak — especially when it’s about weed. For all you canna-connoisseurs out there who want to learn more about weed culture, cannabis businesses, or the science behind the plant, we’ve got plenty of cannabis podcasts for you to check out.

Below, we’ve gathered our top 25 favorite cannabis podcasts and sorted them by genre. Some of these podcasts will have you laughing uncontrollably, while others will have you learning about the complexities of the cannabis plant in ways you never have before. And, still, others will do both! Here are the best cannabis podcasts to listen to — whether you’re stoned or not.

The Best Cannabis Business Podcasts

The following podcasts are all centered around cannabis businesses, business owners, investing, and everything in between. 

Green Entrepreneur

Host: Jonathan Small

Topics: Cannabis businesses; entrepreneurship and cannabis business-owning 

Number of Episodes: 100

Jonathan Small is the editor-in-chief of Green Entrepreneur, and he’s brought his knowledge about cannabis businesses to the podcast world. In this engaging podcast, you’ll learn all about what it takes to own a cannabis business, hear success (and not so successful) stories of cannabis entrepreneurship, and so much more. Small’s tone keeps you wanting to listen the whole time, and you won’t find yourself getting bored. This is a great podcast to listen to when you need to stay engaged and are interested in learning all about the world of cannabis businesses. 

Good episodes to check out are This OxiClean Pitchmaster Has Some Winning Sales Pitch Tips for Your Cannabis Brand and Marijuana for Menopause: The Story of Hello Again

The Cannabis Investing Podcast

Host: Rena Sherbill

Topics: Cannabis business; investment insights, growing your cannabis business, entrepreneurship

Number of Episodes: 218

Interested in the ins and outs of investing in cannabis? Then Rena Sherbill, a former director of video content, and her podcast, The Cannabis Investing, is a good one for you. Sherbill has an array of incredibly interesting guests with unique takes on investing in cannabis and investment insights. 

I would recommend checking out episodes like Legal and Illicit Weed and the Economics of Cannabis and Cultivating Change in Cannabis. 


Host: Matthew Kind

Topics: Cannabis businesses; investing, products, business ownership, industry standards

Number of Episodes: 110

If you want the inside scoop on all things cannabis business, CannaInsider is the podcast to listen to. Hosted by Matthew Kind of the CannaInsider website, this business-focused podcast will tell you everything there is to know about working in the cannabis industry, owning cannabis businesses, product expansion, and more. At over 100 episodes (and several encore episodes), you can find absolutely everything there is to know about the cannabis industry. This is the perfect podcast for anyone looking to get started in the canna-industry themselves. 

I would recommend checking out episodes like These Low-THC Cannabis Drinks are Disrupting the Alcohol Industry, or Cannabis is About to See an Influx in Capital, Here’s What You Need to Know to get a feel for the CannaInsider podcast. 

Seed to CEO 

Host: Chris Walsh

Topics: Cannabis business; business-owning, entrepreneurship, success stories 

Number of Episodes: 80

Seed to CEO may be a newer cannabis podcast, but Chris Walsh is quickly gaining popularity as he discusses the intricacies behind running a cannabis business and becoming your own CEO. As the CEO of MJBizDaily, Walsh sits down with amazing guests that provide helpful insight into the marijuana industry and what it means to be a part of it. Walsh’s podcast is engaging, interesting, and covers success stories that will have you feeling both inspired and grateful. 

Check out episodes like How to Launch a Cannabis Business for $50,000, or Whole-Plant, Whole-Business Papa and Barkley’s Recipe for Cannabis Success.  

Blunt Business

Host: Jorge Hermida

Topics: Cannabis businesses; challenges of the cannabis industry, investment insights, discussions with industry professionals 

Number of Episodes: 309

Blunt Business is yet another cannabis business podcast focused on navigating the challenges and complexities that the cannabis industry brings. This podcast is hosted by Jorge Hermida, the program director at Cannabis Radio, and he does a great job at keeping topics light and entertaining, while also staying focused on more technical, business-focused subjects. It’s a great balance for those who want to learn more about cannabis businesses but don’t want to feel too overwhelmed by economic jargon. 

Good episodes to check out are 22Red Founder and Grammy Award Winner Shavo Odadjian from System of a Down, or The Cannabis Industry’s Hard-Hitting Issues. 

Marijuana Today

Host: Shea Gunther

Topics: Cannabis business; politics of marijuana, cannabis activism, business-ownership

Number of Episodes: 432

The Marijuana Today podcast, hosted by Shea Gunther, has been on the air since 2014. This business-centric podcast talks about the politics of marijuana, as well as what it means to be a cannabis activist, how to run your own business, and current cannabis regulations. Shea Gunther is the owner, producer, and publisher of Marijuana Today, so she always has the inside scoop on what’s happening in the business world of weed. 

I would recommend checking out episodes like Minnesota (Accidentally) Legalizes!, and Delta 8 Goes Legal. 

NCIA Cannabis Industry Voice

Host: Bethany Moore

Topics: Cannabis business; industry, industry standards, challenges and success stories of cannabis businesses 

Number of Episodes: 311

Bethany Moore hosts NCIA’s Cannabis Industry Voice podcast where she talks to other voices of the cannabis industry about their challenges and successes surrounding business ownership and more. Moore also sits down with guests to discuss policy changes, regulation updates, and so much more. As the Director of Communications at NCIA, Moore is dedicated to spreading the word about cannabis entrepreneurship to everyday people. If you want to learn more about the canna-industry in a more straightforward, educational fashion, this podcast is for you.

I would recommend starting with episodes like Cannabis Mom, Podcasting Boss, and Bravo TV Fan, Jenny Blaze; or The Rise of Cannabis Consumption Lounges: Risk and Opportunities. 

Cannabis Investing Network 

Host: Abbi and Manish (unknown last names)

Topics: Cannabis business; investing, investment strategy, business and entrepreneurship 

Number of Episodes: 178

The Cannabis Investing Network podcast is described as “by investors, for investors.” This podcast is hosted by two private investors who work to get exclusive insight into the world of cannabis business ownership, investments, and more. They talk about stocks, strategy, and a wide range of technical jargon, so you should only take a deep dive into this podcast if you’re already familiar with investing in general.

Good episodes to start listening to are Burning Out of Cannabis?, and Is Cannabis Recession Proof?

Investing in Cannabis

Host: Brandon David

Topics: Cannabis business; investing, investment insights, owning a canna-business, tricks of the trade

Number of Episodes: 213

As the name suggests, Brandon David’s podcast is all about investing in — you guessed it — cannabis. David started Investing in Cannabis back in 2015 and is here to educate listeners with his story and others, motivating everyday people to get into the world of cannabis investments. Even though this podcast focuses on startups and business growth, it isn’t too heavy on technical jargon and is great for beginner business owners or even those just looking to get started.

I would suggest starting with episodes like Next Generation Edibles With Azuca, or Friendly Farms and the Future of Vapes. 

High Rise

Host: Cy and Emily

Topics: Cannabis business; market analysis, cannabis regulation, new product innovations, current/historic events

Number of Episodes: 123

Calling all cannabiz people! The High Rise pod just might pique your interest. Acting as a guide for both started and seasoned consumers, you’ll get to hear about all of the latest industry business news and also amazing insights from company founders and cannathusiasts alike. Hosted by Cyn and Emily, these satire-filled conversations are sure to offer you a little more than surface information about the what’s and who’s of canna-business – and some laughs all throughout your listen.

For the latest, check out episodes like Which US states are on deck for legalizing recreational cannabis in 2023? or go back and learn about the steady growth of cannabis bevy’s with The mainstreaming of cannabis beverages: the good, the not so bad, and the form factors.

The Best Podcasts on Cannabis Culture

If you’re not interested in the business side of the cannabis world, that’s okay! These podcasts have broader topics, focusing on cannabis culture and all it encompasses — from food to history and everything in between.

Weed + Grub

Host: Mike Glazer and Mary Jane Gibson

Topics: Cannabis culture; cannabis and food, cannabis products, fashion, pop culture

Number of Episodes: 320

If you want to just sit back, relax, and listen to some friends get stoned and talked about, well, whatever, then the Weed + Grub podcast is perfect for you. Hosted by Mike Glazer, writer of some of TV’s best shows, and Mary Jane Gibson, a former writer and editor of the High Times, these two comedic partners smoke weed, eat snacks, and discuss pop culture and cannabis culture all at the same time. This laid-back podcast is perfect for when you’re chilling at home and ready to giggle.

I would recommend starting with episodes like Happy 4/20 With Topher Grace + Home Economics, or Law and Order and Weed with Liza Treyger. 

Broccoli Talk 

Host: Lauren Yoshiko and Mennlay Golokeh Aggrey

Topics: Cannabis culture; consumption, sex, fashion, horticulture

Number of Episodes: 57

Broccoli Talk may only have a handful of episodes but, boy, these BFFs sure know how to make a great cannabis-themed podcast. Every two weeks, Yoshiko and Aggrey discuss topics in cannabis culture that may otherwise not be talked about, and they do it in a laid-back, entertaining fashion. You don’t ever have to worry about getting bored when listening to these two Broccoli editors talk about all things canna-culture-related.

Some great episodes to check out are Sex on Weed, and Weed & Working Moms. 

Great Moments in Weed History

Host: Abdullah Saeed and David Bienenstock

Topics: Cannabis culture; the history of cannabis

Number of Episodes: 97 

Great Moments in Weed History is a fun, educational, and comedic podcast all about the greatest moments in the history of cannabis. Abdullah Saeed and David Bienenstock do a great job explaining these pieces of history without being boring or mundane in the slightest. With this podcast, you’ll learn all about where weed comes from, its history in ancient civilizations, and even some of the best, most recent moments in cannabis history. If you’re someone who loves cannabis, likes learning, and loves to laugh, check out the Great Moments in Weed History podcast. 

I’d recommend checking out episodes like The World’s Best Rock Climbers Find a Crashed Plane Full of Weed, or Sour Diesel Put NYC Weed On the Map. 

Blunt Blowin’ Mama

Host: Shonitria (no last name given)

Topics: Cannabis culture; moms and cannabis, cannabis and BIWOC, diversity and inclusion

Number of Episodes: 99

On the Blunt Blowin’ Mama podcast, Shonitria is dedicated to breaking the stigma behind moms who enjoy cannabis, especially BIWOC. Host Shonitria takes a deep dive into what it means to be a Black mama who enjoys cannabis in an industry that isn’t catered to her or those around her. This podcast is wonderfully enlightening yet entertaining, and you’ll get a perspective into the cannabis world that you likely haven’t seen yet — especially not from a podcast.

Some of the best episodes to start with are Weed in Nigeria & Being an Entrepreneur Abroad, or Josephine and Billie’s is the First Dispensary to Cater to WOC.

The Dude Grows Show

Host: Dude Grows and Scotty Real 

Topics: Cannabis culture; cultivation, how to grow cannabis, tips on cultivation, breeding, seeds

Number of Episodes: 1,647

At over 1,600 episodes, the Dude Grows Show cannabis podcast offers absolutely everything you need to know about growing cannabis. Hosts Dude Grows and Scotty Real talk like best friends about the ins and outs of cultivation, getting advice from experts and interviews from those in the industry that know best. These two have covered practically any and all cultivation topics there is to cover in the world of cannabis, so whether you’re just getting started with growing or are wanting to learn some new tricks, the Dude Grows Show is a great podcast to tune into.

Some great episodes to start listening to are How to Score Weed on Vacation, or How to Keep Your Grow Tent Cool in the Summertime. 

The Roll-Up

Host: Bruce Barcott, Alyssa Yeoman, and Hannah Staton

Topics: Cannabis culture; cannabis news, pop culture, lifestyle and wellness 

Number of Episodes: 100

The Roll-Up is Leafly’s own cannabis podcast. This entertaining, culture-based podcast is great for helping you learn and laugh, all while staying up to date on the cannabis industry. This podcast is hosted by writers and content creators, Bruce Barcott, Alyssa Yeoman, and Hannah Staton, and, together, they’ll have you listening, laughing, and loving their discussion surrounding both medical and recreational cannabis. 

Some great episodes to start with include The Shows to Watch High, and No One Should Be in Prison for Weed.

In the Weeds With Chef Jordan Wagman 

Host: Jordan Wagman

Topics: Cannabis culture; cannabis and food, culture, mental health

Number of Episodes: 50

If you’re interested in the unique world of cannabis and cooking, then In the Weeds With Chef Jordan Wagman is the perfect podcast for you. In each episode, Chef Jordan Wagman sits down with an important member of the cannabis community (typically someone familiar with edibles or cooking with cannabis) to discuss the intricacies behind infusing weed into meals and beverages. He also touches on other topics behind just cannabis and food, just as cannabis culture, pop culture, and more.

I would recommend starting the episode with Jamie Pearson or Bilal Bhatti. 

How to Do the Pot

Host: Ellen Scanlon

Topics: Cannabis culture; cannabis and women’s health, cannabis and women, cannabis stories

Number of Episodes: 188

How to Do the Pot is a fun, women-empowering cannabis podcast that touches on topics ranging on various levels. The host, Ellen Scanlon, talks with guests about the first time they tried legal cannabis, as well as topics like female health and cannabis consumption. Scanlon’s goal is to help women make better, more well-informed choices about their health and wellness, and this includes cannabis! If you’re someone interested in listening to an empowering, femme-forward podcast, How to Do the Pot is a great choice. 

Some good episodes to start listening to include ​​Living With Endometriosis? Here’s Why Women Trust Cannabis To Help, or Buy Weed From Women – 5 Women Shaping the Cannabis Industry.

The Adam Dunn Show

Host: Adam Dunn

Topics: Cannabis culture; marijuana science, cannabis news, alternative medicine 

Number of Episodes: 379

If you’ve been looking for a long-form podcast about cannabis, the Adam Dunn Show was made for you. The Adam Dunn Show is a three-hour-long podcast that discusses the ins and outs of cannabis culture and all that it encompasses. He also touches on topics like cannabis news and marijuana science, keeping listeners up to date with what the industry is doing. At three hours per episode, you’d think you would get bored, but Dunn does a great job at keeping you stimulated, engaged, and happy to listen. 

Some of the best episodes to start with are episodes TADS032522 (03-25-2022) or episode TADS122421 (12-24-2021). 

Let’s be Blunt With Montel 

Host: Montel Williams 

Topics: Cannabis culture; cannabis and health, cannabis reform, cannabis activism, cannabis education

Number of Episodes: 255

You probably know Montel Williams from being a television personality that you saw your parents watching when you were younger. Well, these days, Montel Williams is all about cannabis activism and spreading the word about the health and wellness benefits that this plant can grant. After being diagnosed with MS, he turned to cannabis and finally found relief. Since then, he’s been advocating for the plant in every way possible. 

I’d recommend listening to episodes like Canna Nurses, and Canna Standards. 


Host: Jordan River

Topics: Cannabis culture; cannabis cultivation, growing techniques, tips and tricks 

Number of Episodes: 107

Jordon River is the man behind GrowCast — a podcast dedicated to cannabis cultivation and all it has to offer. This podcast goes in-depth with some of the biggest experts in the industry, as River and his guests discuss lighting, nutrients, soil, and so much more. If you’re interested in getting started in growing your own cannabis, let GrowCast be your guide.

Start with episodes like Strain Breakdowns, Pancakes, Hawaiian Cultivars, and Heavy Feeders, with Rhizo Rich, or Microbe Pathogen Control, Cannabis Testing, Filtration and More, with Jason H. to get a good feel of this podcast. 

Dope As Usual

Host: Dope as Yola

Topics: Cannabis, psychedelics, culture, political reform, wellness, interviews with entertainers, athletes and industry professionals

Number of Episodes: 112

Known as one of the top creators on YouTube, Yola brings us the dankest of dank content with his podcast, Dope As Usual. Yola meets with both old friends and new friends from all walks of life for amazing revealing conversations — you’ll hear anything from culture and life successes to juicy story times and conspiracy theories, one joint at a time.

Gain some insight from industry legends on The Owner of Raw Papers Josh Kesselman and Up in Smoke w/ Tommy Chong.

Best Cannabis Science Podcasts 

Finally, if you’re interested in the science behind cannabis and how the components work, these are some of the best cannabis science podcasts for you.

Cannabis Cultivation and Science Podcast

Host: Tad Hussey 

Topics: Cannabis science; cultivation, cannabis and medicine, technology 

Number of Episodes: 110

For everyone interested in learning about cannabis cultivation from a science-based perspective, Tad Hussey’s Cannabis Cultivation and Science podcast is a great choice. Hussey, of KIS Organics, sits down with industry experts to discuss topics like new cannabis technology, growing procedures, cannabinoids, terpenes, and so much more. As long as you’re okay with a bit of technical jargon, you’re going to learn a whole lot from Hussey’s podcast. 

I would recommend starting with episodes like The Importance of Terpenes and The Entourage Effect With Dr. Ethan Russo, or Discovering the “Why” in How Plants Grow With Don Marshall. 

Periodic Effects

Host: Wayne Schwind 

Topics: Cannabis science; cannabinoids, terpenes, endocannabinoid system, extraction methods, edibles

Number of Episodes: 390

Want to learn about the nitty-gritties behind the cannabis plant? The Periodic Effects podcast explores just that. Hosted by Wayne Schwind, the founder and CEO of Periodic Edibles, discusses the complexities of the cannabis plant in-depth with experts and leaders of the cannabis industry. Whether you’re interested in certain terpenes, how cannabinoids work in the body, or what makes an edible successful, the Periodic Effects podcast explores all these topics and more.

Some good episodes to begin listening to are How to Start a Cannabis Brand in 2023, or Woman Dies from “Cannabis Gummy.”

Cannabis Tech Talks

Host: Patricia Miller 

Topics: Cannabis science; cannabis and technology, science, cannabinoids, products, business 

Number of Episodes: 122

Cannabis Tech Talks is the perfect podcast for anyone wanting to learn about cannabis technology — but who may not have a lot of time on their hands. These short 15-20 minute podcasts discuss various topics from cannabis science to health and wellness and even new products. The host, Patricia Miller, is the managing editor at Cannabis Tech Talks, and she does a great job at keeping topics quick, straightforward, and easy to understand. 

I’d recommend listening to episodes like Cannabis and Consciousness With Carlos Santana, or Learn How to Open a Dispensary From Cova Software’s CEO.

Cannabis Health Radio Podcast

Host: Ian Jessop and Corrie Yelland

Topics: Cannabis science; cannabis and health, health and wellness, interviews with medical professionals

Number of Episodes: 372

The Cannabis Health Radio podcast is a wonderful podcast to listen to if you’re interested in learning more about the health and wellness aspects of cannabis. Hosts Ian Jessop and Corrie Yelland talk with medical professionals about what they’ve seen with cannabis consumption, and they’ll even touch on topics like cultivation and cannabinoids. If you want to hear some great, heart-warming stories while also learning about some MMJ, you should start listening to Cannabis Health Radio. 

A few great episodes to start listening to are How to Grow for Beginners, or She Credits Cannabis Oil With Saving Her Life.

Learning and Listening With Cannabis Podcasts 

While there may be a lot of cannabis podcasts on this list, each one of them is unique, entertaining, and educational in its own way. No matter what you’re wanting to listen to, or where you’re at, these top cannabis podcasts are perfect for giving you an enjoyable dose of cannabis knowledge.

The next time you find yourself bored and wanting something to listen to, try checking out one of the many podcasts on this list. You never know, you may find yourself feeling inspired to start your own cannabis company (or maybe just smoke some more).