How Cannabis Mag Broccoli Is Conquering the World in 2019

Broccoli founder Anja Charbonneau, with The Hash podcast co-host David Downs, at Listen Up Portland Feb. 17. (Photo by Casey Campbell | Courtesy Listen Up Portland)
Broccoli founder Anja Charbonneau, with The Hash podcast co-host David Downs, at Listen Up Portland Feb. 17. (Photo by Casey Campbell | Courtesy Listen Up Portland)

The news of print media’s demise has been greatly exaggerated—at least in the cannabis space.

This year, Broccoli magazine of Portland, OR expands its global, paid circulation, and launches its first festival, said founder Anja Charbonneau, in her interview with David Downs for the new season of The Hash podcast, powered by Leafly.

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The Hash, Season 4, Episode 9: Broccoli magazine’s Anja Charbonneau.

Also in this episode:

We dive into the current issue of Broccoli, where coverage of cannabis for female reproductive health has struck a nerve with readers.

We also discuss how to react to the rise of problematic cannabis brands that objectify women or commodify cannabis culture.

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  • The Hash is like NPR’s “All Things Considered” — on cannabis. It’s top-shelf audio journalism tracing cannabis’ crossover into the mainstream, weekly on Tuesdays.
  • Every Friday, The Roll-Up keeps you abreast of each week’s big cannabis news.
  • What Are You Smoking? rounds up cannabis product trends for true aficionados.
  • And Canada’s legal rollout gets covered by The High Life.

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What Is The Hash Podcast?

An ‘All Things Considered’ for cannabis—each potent, 10-minute Hash episode is co-hosted by award-winning journalist and best-selling author David Downs, and Max Savage Levenson (Pitchfork, NPR).

The weekly, scripted, tightly edited newsmagazine’s guests this season include New York State Sen. Diane Savino, drag queen Laganja Estranja, and Mimicking Birds’ Adam Trachsel.

Subscribe to The Hash on iTunes, Stitcher, or Spotify. Watch the making of The Hash on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  For editorial, contact david.downs@leafly.com. For advertising, contact Leafly Brand Solutions and request “The Hash.”

And join us next week to discuss cannabis for female sexual liberation with sex doula Ev’Yan Whitney, host of The Sexually Liberated Woman Podcast.