Bud Empire

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  • 2017
  • 1 Season

Bud Empire is a TV series produced by the Kew Media Group that takes us on a journey into the modern-day marijuana industry. The series centers around Bob Kay, the founder of a medical marijuana dispensary called 'Be Kind,' and his team as they navigate the business of cannabis legalization in Canada.

The show's overall theme is centered on the Canadian government's decision to legalize marijuana, including medical and recreational use. The show's hosts, Bob Kay and Jo Le, provide an insight to the potential benefits and pitfalls of legalization as well as provide a glimpse into the world of cannabis consumers.

Each episode of Bud Empire showcases the ups and downs of running a successful marijuana dispensary in Canada. We see the internal conflict between those who believe in the medicinal benefits of marijuana and those who are in it purely for financial gain. The show also explores the many different strains of marijuana and the various ways people consume it, from smoking to edibles, and everything in between.

Bob Kay and Jo Le offer an honest portrayal of the industry and provide a balanced view on the commercialization of cannabis. Through their experiences, we see that the legalization of marijuana also comes with its own set of challenges. They face opposition from both the government and the general public, as well as being in the center of an industry full of controversies.

What makes this show interesting is how it deals with topics that have been highly debated in recent years. Cannabis has long been considered taboo in many societies, and legalizing it is still a controversial issue. But, this show offers a fresh perspective on the issue and gives viewers a glimpse of the potential benefits that come from legalizing marijuana.

Beyond the legalization process, the show also explores the cultural history of marijuana and its longstanding place in societies around the world. We are given an understanding of the changing attitudes toward marijuana and how it has been used for medicinal purposes throughout history. The show also delves into the potential future of cannabis, including advancements in the study and research of the plant's properties.

In summary, Bud Empire is a captivating show that gives an honest portrayal of the regulatory challenges and commercialization of the marijuana industry in Canada. The show provides a refreshing way of thinking about the topic of legalization and gives viewers an insider's view of the challenges that come with running a marijuana dispensary. It is a must-watch for anyone interested in breaking the stigma surrounding marijuana and understanding its evolving role in societies today.

Bud Empire is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (7 episodes). The series first aired on February 2, 2017.

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Generation Bud
7. Generation Bud
March 16, 2017
Bob and Kaleb visit a cannabis expo in Toronto and Canada's largest public pot company. Seeing big potential with the recreational market looming, Bob makes a play for Jo's Vancouver location.
City Spliffers
6. City Spliffers
March 9, 2017
With business booming, Bob takes his mom car shopping, and looks to expand to Vancouver. Cathy struggles to keep popular product shatter on the shelves.
Sticky Fingers
5. Sticky Fingers
March 2, 2017
Bob and Christie look for a new location, Christie asks for a long-overdue raise, and inventory goes missing at Be Kind, turning everyone into a suspect.
Edible Overload
4. Edible Overload
February 23, 2017
Negative stigmas have Santa refusing to let Bob's kids sit on his lap at a Christmas event and the gang mistakenly puts too much cannabis oil in a batch of treats.
Grow Your Own
3. Grow Your Own
February 16, 2017
Vancouver-based pot grower Jo Le visits Kelowna to check out potential locations big enough to fit his and Bob's ambitious marijuana grow-op partnership plans.
2. 4:20
February 9, 2017
Heading to the "420 Festival" in Vancouver, Bob and his team compete with hundreds of other vendors to sell $15,000 worth of Be Kind pot products in order to break even.
Be Kind
1. Be Kind
February 2, 2017
With City Hall trying to shut down his medical marijuana dispensary, Bob tries to persuade politicians against closing his doors and letting big retail take over.
Where to Watch Bud Empire
Bud Empire is available for streaming on the Kew Media Group website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Bud Empire on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Tubi TV and Peacock.
  • Premiere Date
    February 2, 2017