The Weeds with Jimmy Young

The Weeds with Jimmy Young

The Weeds with Jimmy Young host Jimmy Young joins the show! The founder of Pro Cannabis Media is the current host of In The Weeds with Jimmy Young, a weekly podcast distributed over the CLNSMedia.com, site, iTunes, Spotify, Google cast among others. In July of 2019, he teamed up with the founder of Cannabis.net, Curt Dalton, to host a two hour live monthly Weed Talk Show where the two Massachusetts natives have interviewed some of the biggest names in Cannabis, like Steve DeAngelo, Bruce Linton, and Tommy Chong. Locally local cannabis advocates and representatives from the medical establishment in the Bay State have all appeared on that show that is now being distributed nationwide. Young also produces a weekly news video, called News Dabs, highlighting and commenting on the biggest stories around the world in the emerging cannabis universe.

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Young started his broadcast TV career at the then NBC affiliate in Boston, WBZ-TV in 1977 as a sports producer at age 20 while a junior at Tufts University where he graduated in 1979. At that time, he hosted the first of many sports talk shows on WLYN AM in the Boston market. In 1981-1992 He joined the TV Sports staff at the CBS affiliate in Portland Maine. There he was the host of U.Maine Coach’s shows (With Kirk Ferentz now the Iowa head coach, and the late Shawn Walsh) while covering some of the biggest sports events during the ’80s including Super Bowls and World Series. In 1992, he returned to his hometown of Newton, Massachusetts, to start a fifteen-year run at NECN (New England Cable News) highlighted by a NATAS NE Emmy Award for creating, co-producing, and hosting Kid Company’s SportsWorld, the nation’s first live TV sports talk show for young people.