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THIS WEEK: Episode 120 | Marijuana Advocates Seriously Eye Federal Legalization After Election| Rick Batenburg III & Warren Bobrow

On this week’s episode of The Budding Report, we are joined by Rick Batenburg III and Warren Bobrow.
The guests join our hosts Charles Horton, Melissa Nasits, Christian Shaw, MD, PhD, and Chris Perri as we discuss Marijuana Advocates Seriously eye Federal Legalization After Election.

Being a venture capitalist means being the centralized ignition point to connect ideas, people and resources. Creating something where there was nothing is the best way I know how to contribute to our society that has given us so much. Spent 3.5 years playing Jr. Hockey in Canada. Business School at Nichols College in Massachusetts. Cut my teeth at Merrill Lynch in Private Wealth.  Executed the syndicate ‘buys’ for IPOs and secondary issues. I developed a specialty in bringing private equity alternatives into our portfolio. My work in private deals growing up and then again with ML is where I developed a taste for venture capital and began looking for an entry point outside of the constraints of a large firm.
In 2015, Colorado we formed Cliintel Capital Management Group, a venture firm focused on emerging markets and more specifically cannabis. CCMG became the first Qualified Institutional Investment capital firm in Colorado to own THC licensed facilities through a venture fund.
We have acquired, built and growing cannabis companies across the supply chain preparing for ubiquitous legalization across the globe starting here in the epicenter of the cannabis universe, Colorado.

Warren Bobrow, the Cocktail Whisperer, is the multi-published author of six books. Apothecary Cocktails: Restorative Drinks from Yesterday and Today, Whiskey Cocktails: Rediscovered Classics and Contemporary Craft Drinks, Bitters and Shrub Syrup Cocktails: Restorative Vintage Cocktails, Mocktails & Elixirs, Cannabis Cocktails, Mocktails & Tonics: The Art of Spirited Drinks & Buzz-Worthy Libations and his celebrated, 2017 release, The Craft Cocktail Compendium. He also has an edition of Apothecary Cocktails translated into French for the European market. Bobrow led a panel on Cannabis Cocktails for Park Street University at the Berlin Bar Convent in Germany. He is self-made.