TODD MITCHEM IN THE MEDIA


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Op Ed: In the End, Hickenlooper Tries to Wipe Out the Marijuana Industry

Wow. How far we have come in the almost six years since more people in Colorado voted for Amendment 64 than for President Barack Obama in 2012. Full circle does not seem to cover the current state of the marijuana industry since legalization occurred: Our governor wants to return to prohibitionist beliefs, as proven when he vetoed three major bills for the industry and patients. 

Admittedly, I and many of my colleagues in the industry naively kept hoping over the years that the governor would come around to the benefits of the marijuana plant for consumers as well as the cannabis industry for jobs, economy and tourism. Even as the data rolled in with reports of less crime, fewer accidents, less teen use and even lower opioid abuse rates, we in the industry kept hoping that "Hick" was on board and had a change of heart about cannabis consumers and the industry that supports them. But we were all duped.

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Not Feeling the Magic of CBD? It Could Be Because of This

by ALLIE FLINN

 

You've read numerous stories about how CBD has changed people's lives. You've heard it referred to as "nature's Xanax." You've done your due diligence and devoured articles about how CBD can help relieve anxietyreduce inflammation, and even help your workouts. So you decided to try it and experience the magic for yourself. And then . . . nothing happened. If you've tried CBD and it didn't work for you, several factors could be at play. POPSUGAR spoke to experts to find out common reasons CBD doesn't work for people. 

Todd Mitchem, managing partner and cannabis expert at DacorumStrategies.com, told POPSUGAR that one of the biggest issues is the lack of regulation in mail-order and over-the-counter CBD products. "If the consumer lives in a state with legal cannabis, we always recommend they go there first since the regulated products are far safer and of better quality." 

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Op Ed: We Need a Real Public Conversation About Consumption

Cannabis consumption, the dark secret, is a struggle all marijuana consumers face at some point. From sneaking a toke in your car's front seat, to watching your friends drink wine while you wait to go vape in a bathroom, to attempting the perfect timing of your edible just before a concert, cannabis consumers face this challenge on an almost daily basis. Frankly, none of the present solutions proposed are even coming close to managing the real issue, nor are they creating a dialogue that will ultimately solve the problem for locals or tourists all over America.

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Recently Todd Mitchem appeared on, Ask a Hempster, Carell had the opportunity to talk with Todd Mitchem, one of the founders of Dacorum Strategies, which is working to change public policy relating to cannabis including both Marijuana and Hemp. 

 
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How to Disrupt Old Habits and Take Control for the Life You Want

You can't afford to sleepwalk through the rest of your time on Earth. The time for a change is today.

Routine isn't all bad. But when you're completely stuck in old habits, you pretty much label yourself the snail on the racetrackTodd Mitchem, speaker, Fortune 500 leadership consultant and author of the recently released book You, Disrupted, believes you have the power to jumpstart yourself into a completely new way of living where you're both fulfilled and back in control.

What holds people back from change?

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Op Ed: Colorado's Marijuana Rules Are Going Too Far

My comments are written not only as a representative of the marijuana industry, but as a father, a husband, a voter and a consumer of cannabis. I entered this industry to help raise standards and to work alongside the brave men and women who lead the charge to bring us all quality products that are safe for consumers. Through their hard work and fearless determination, they have pioneered a new industry....

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5 Things to Know Before You Interview With a Cannabis Company

I was a successful leader of one of the largest consulting firms in the world. I coached some of the world’s top business leaders. Then I left corporate America to work in the cannabis industry, where I assumed my decade-plus of leadership experience, corporate design knowledge and other skills would be of value. 

I was both right and wrong. 

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10 Sexiest Celebrity Stoner Dads

In this fun article, Todd Mitchem is named one of the top ten celebrity "Stoner Dads" by Herb Magazine.

So, you’ve heard all about moms and their love for Mary Jane. But what about dads? There are plenty of fathers out there who love the herb and look damn good while they toke. From athletes to rappers, having kids doesn’t mean you have to put the pipe down. And with Father’s Day happening this week, there’s no better time to honor the ones that can both parent and smoke the ganja at the same time. With that said, here are the 10 hottest stoner dads.

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Where Marijuana Is Legal HR Policy Needs to Adjust

We live in a changing time. After more than seven decades of prohibition, cannabis is becoming legal in more states and countries. Consumers across three generations are finding the plant and utilizing it as a recreational substance, as well as a cure for many different ailments.

As of now, 23 states and the District of Columbia allow for some type of legalized marijuana consumption. Whether you agree or disagree with the movement, wide-scale cannabis legalization is upon us.

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Todd Mitchem on Tipping Point with Liz Wheeler

Todd Mitchem, cannabis businessman and government affairs consultant, on OANN's Tipping Point with Liz Wheeler

 
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Tinder for Pot Lovers

Watch "Cannapreneur" Todd Mitchem pitch his new app to "Power Pitch" panelists Alicia Syrett, Patrick Rea and Cheryl Shuman.

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The surprising backstory of Tinder for pot smokers

A safe space for marijuana users.

That's what co-founder Todd Mitchem hopes to create with High There -- "a social connection app for cannabis consumers." 

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‘High There’ app links daters and weed

Todd Mitchem, CEO and co-founder of the Colorado-based startup ‘High There’, talks about his business idea to link love with marijuana smokers.

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The Google of cannabis

Open Vape sells one of the fastest growing products in legal pot - the vape pen - similar to an e-cigarette but with marijuana oil. Chief Revenue Officer Todd Mitchem tells NBC News' Harry Smith it's only a matter of time before his company is worth billions.

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