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What Are You Smoking? Episode 65: The Emerald Cup Highlights

January 4, 2019
Tens of thousands of cannabis industry and friends gathered north of San Francisco last weekend for two days to celebrate the end of the full-sun season. (David Downs/Leafly)
Tens of thousands of cannabis industry and friends gathered north of San Francisco last weekend for two days to celebrate the end of the full-sun season. (David Downs/Leafly)

What Are You Smoking? is hosted by a rotating cast of Leafly’s cannabis experts—Will Hyde, Bailey Rahn, Emily Resling, and Dante Jordan. Tune in every Wednesday to hear activists, entrepreneurs, farmers, processors, and figures from from all corners of the cannabis world weigh in on the latest developments in the industry, what’s coming next, and of course, what new strains and products they’re enjoying these days.

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What Are You Smoking? Episode 65: The Emerald Cup Highlights


This week, Leafly’s David Downs joins Will to talk about the Emerald Cup, California’s biggest annual cannabis celebration and competition. Hear about what caught our reporters eyes at the competition, the products that took home high honors, and what 2019 holds for cannabis in the Golden State.

If you’ve got questions for our hosts, guests you’d like to hear, or have anything else to say about the show, email us at whatareyousmoking@leafly.com.

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Strains, Products, and Brands in This Episode:

 Om Elixir from Om Edibles

Wild Strawberries Sauce from Raw Gardens

Raspberry Macaroons from Utopia

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We couldn’t be more excited about berry picking season right now. Check out this delicious smoothie bowl with a couple cookies on top 😍😍😍 #ThisIsUtopia #Berries #BestSharedWithFriends #CleanCannabis . . . #ThisIsUtopia #FruitHeaven #BowlsOfHappiness #EatPlants #EatClean #CleanCannabis #HealthyCannabis #SuperFood #GoodMoodFood #Bowl #CannabisLovers #Veg #Raspberries #Breakfast #THC #MorningRitual #SantaCruz #California #SF #LA #OC #SanDiego #BayArea #Tuesday #CarriedByRVR

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Purple Punch from Elyon

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What’s everyone doing for NYE? Anyone else going snowboarding with some 😈👊🏼? Our Purple Punch is perfect after a long day on the slopes🏔 Happy New Years from everybody at Elyon Cannabis! Have fun & be safe! 🥂Cheers to 2019

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Meet Your Show Hosts

10859f1a857586f9ef11419f1635e517Will Hyde is a subject matter expert, strain specialist, and digital producer at Leafly. He spends his free time traveling and exploring creative outlets as a DJ, digital artist, and film producer.

   Bailey Rahn is an editor at Leafly specializing in cannabis strains and health. When she’s not at Leafly, you’ll likely find her smoking her way up a mountain or playing dress-up with her cats.

About Our Music:

Music for “What Are You Smoking” is provided by Lusine. “Ticking Hands” is from his album Sensorimotor. “Two Dots” is from A Certain DistanceFor more about Lusine, check out Ghostly.com.

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