049: Leafly.com – Interview with William Hyde, Senior Subject Matter Expert / by Joe


Today we are pleased to be joined by William Hyde, Sr. Subject Matter Expert for Leafly, and host of the What Are You Smoking? podcast. Follow Will, @the.avid.dabber on Instagram, and check out Will’s The Avid Dabber column on Leafly.com.


  • How much pot do you have to smoke to become a Senior Subject Matter Expert?

  • Controlled dosing and increased access to various methods of consuming cannabis has been a benefit of legalization, which has allowed entirely new populations of people to be introduced or re-introduced to it, including Kevin

  • Great resources available at Leafly.com - start by checking out the Recent News section

  • Check out podcast ‘What Are You Smoking?’ Hosted by Will

  • Another benefit of legalization and increased access: the quality of cannabis products are higher than ever

  • More accessible formats of cannabis, like edibles, have in a sense pulled us out of the “dark ages of cannabis”, from the xenophobic associations of weed / drugs / drug paraphernalia / etc.

  • What new forms / formats of cannabis that have emerged over the past 5-10 are the most exciting?

  • Purported potential populace pleasing pro-pot politics

  • Will hangs with the Broken Lizard crew and Cheech Marin! Cannabis has been Will’s “number one networking tool”

  • Weed can bring people together, or bring people closer together - get high with your folks

  • This is an industry ripe with puns, a blessing and a curse; this brand humor doesn’t resonate with everyone

  • Cannabis: it’s fun, it can heal you, it’s a social justice issue

  • “If Trump gets re-elected, I’m moving to Cannabis.”

  • Thank you, Will, for hanging out and chatting with us!