According to Edison Research, 28% of Americans tune in to their favorite podcasts each week — and that number continues to grow each year. Why? Because there’s a podcast out there for everyone. Whether you’re into true crime, cooking, investing, or just like to laugh, there continues to be a steady stream of new show launches that keep us wanting more.
There are even hundreds of podcasts dedicated to our favorite herb, cannabis, with different genres to suit any kind of consumer. So spark up a joint and read on to discover our curated list of the Top Ten Cannabis Podcasts and find your new favorite.
1. Blunt Blowin’ Mama
Hosted by proud cannamom, Shonitria, Blunt Blowin’ Mama aims to break the stigma against parents who smoke weed and amplify the voices of BIWOC in the cannabis industry. As a Black woman in the cannabis arena, Shonitria struggled to find other women that looked like her that were open cannabis consumers and mothers — so she decided to step into the spotlight to create that space for others.
Her popular podcast features meaningful, honest, inspiring, and entertaining conversations about cannabis and hemp plants with other parents and stoners. If you’re looking for a community of real moms and ladies who need a space to freely be themselves, queue up an episode of Blunt Blowin’ Mama.
2. Broccoli Talk
Made by the bright minds behind Broccoli Magazine, this is not your average cannabis podcast. Co-hosted by Lauren Yoshiko and Mennlay Golokeh — your self-proclaimed weed BFFs — this podcast is casual, candid, and fit for the contemporary cannabis consumer. Featuring an eclectic cast of interviewees like horticulturists, directors, artists, and industry leaders, expect to uncover something new with each episode. Broccoli Talk explores the vast world of cannabis through interviews, discussions, readings, and more.
3. The Cannabis Investing Podcast
If you’re curious to learn more about the business side of the cannabis industry (or maybe have some extra cash lying around), The Cannabis Investing Podcast shares actionable insights and invaluable insight into this blossoming arena. Host Rena Sherbill interviews C-suite executives, analysts, and sector experts to offer you investment ideas, help you think through your investing approach and give you a new lens with which to understand this ever-growing industry.
4. Cannabis Science Today
Calling all nerds! Cannabis Science Podcast is for you. Acting as a discovery point for both beginners and experienced consumers, you’ll get to listen in on the latest scientific and medical research in the cannabis industry. Hosted by Emily Fata, these casual conversations with scientists and physicians are sure to lead to some very insightful discoveries. You’ll have some cool new facts to throw around in your next smoke sesh and be even more informed on the plant you love from the inside out.
5. Great Moments in Weed History
Equal parts humorous and historical, this podcast breaks down some of the pivotal moments in cannabis culture and in humankind’s long-standing relationship with the plant. With hilarious hosts Abdullah Saeed and David Bienenstock, you don’t have to be a history buff to fall in love with this audiocast. Take a listen as they delve into cannabis’ history highlights and get a laugh while you’re at it.
6. Grow Weed at Home with Homegrown Cannabis Co.
Take your love of cannabis to the next level and learn how to grow it at home with the experts at Homegrown Cannabis Co. As America’s premium seed bank, they know a thing or two about how to get the most from your at-home grow. In each episode, host Kronic shares a wealth of insider tips and educational content and brings along some of our closest pals, such as Kyle Kushman, Steve DeAngelo, and Swami Chaitanya for the ride. So if you want cannabis growing instructions, but don’t want to read a manual, look no further.
7. How To Do The Pot
On a mission to demystify cannabis for women (fellas are welcome too) through joyful, narrative storytelling and informed advice, host Ellen Scanlon brings a fresh perspective to cannabis podcast land. A former investment professional turned cannabis connoisseur, Ellen highlights compelling narratives from different women across the United States who have uncovered how to incorporate cannabis into their daily lives, whether as a stress reliever, sleep aid, or simply as an alternative to a glass of wine at the end of a long day. She also spotlights the voices of trusted experts and licensed professionals to ensure listeners are getting the truth about issues such as dosage, general usage, legal issues, and beyond.
8. In the Weeds with Chef Jordan Wagman
In the Weeds is a food-first podcast hosted by James Beard nominated chef, Jordan Wagman. As an experienced cannachef, he invites some of his favorite chefs, wellness professionals, and heavy hitters in the cannabis industry to share their stories. In these conversations, they explore all aspects of the culinary world as it relates to hospitality, health and wellness, and, of course, cannabis.
9. Weed, Wine, and True Crime
True crime is one of the most popular genres in the podcast scene — so why not combine this crowd-pleasing topic with weed? In Weed, Wine and True Crime, you can listen along with Anna420 as she sparks up, drinks wine, and muses about real-life crime stories. Due to the various herbal enhancements, the storytelling may veer a little off track as the episode goes on, but hilarity ensues. Some of the most popular episodes include a six-part series focusing on the OJ Simpson trial, a study on serial killers, and even a Gabby Petito special.
10. Wine and Weed Podcast
For a good giggle and celebrity guests, queue up an episode of the Wine and Weed podcast. Two funny friends, Chris Reinacher (made famous by Buzzfeed) and Sterling “Steelo” Shepard (most known for his commentary on MTV’s Ridiculousness) interview their famous friends while puffing on a joint and sipping on a bottle of wine. They cover everything from pop culture and news to hot button topics and hilarious personal stories for our weekly enjoyment.