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Episode 142 – Protecting the Industry

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Dan Goldman, Adam Smith, Alex Kreit, and Aaron Houston join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about states protecting their legal marijuana industries from the federal government and the moves by California to merge their adult use and medical marijuana markets. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: April 11, 2017

Length: 01:08:43

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      you can download episode 142 of Marijuana Today here.

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Headlines Sponsor: New Frontier, the leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry.You can find them on Facebook and Twitter.

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Picture: Dank Depot/Flickr

Episode 141 – The Legislative Race to Legalize

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Betty Aldworth, Andrew Livingston, and Sam Tracy join host Kris Krane to talk about the race to legislatively legalize marijuana, the appointment of a new head of the ONDCP, and how the recent Students for Sensible Drug Policy National Conference went. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: April 3, 2017

Length: 01:40:36

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      you can download episode 141 of Marijuana Today here.

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Headlines Sponsor: New Frontier, the leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry.You can find them on Facebook and Twitter.

News Sponsor: Om of Medicine, the most unique marijuana dispensary this side of Ann, Arbor, Michigan.

Photo: Newtown Grafitti/Flickr

Episode 140 – As The Philippines Executes Their Drug War

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Adam Smith, Andrew Livingston, and David Borden from StopTheDrugWar.org join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about possible legalization in Vermont, the merits of a non-commercial legalization system, and what is happening with the murderous drug war being carried out in the Philippines. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: March 28, 2017

Length: 01:15:34

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      you can download episode 140 of Marijuana Today here.

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Headlines Sponsor: New Frontier, the leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry.You can find them on Facebook and Twitter.

News Sponsor: Om of Medicine, the most unique marijuana dispensary this side of Ann, Arbor, Michigan.

Photo: Melanie Tata/Flickr

Episode 139 – Another Session on Sessions

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Dan Goldman and Alex Kreit join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest comments from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and how Big Alcohol might be affected by legal marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: March 21, 2017

Length: 57:36

If the audio player does not show up above,

      you can download episode 139 of Marijuana Today here.

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Headlines Sponsor: New Frontier, the leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry.You can find them on Facebook and Twitter.

News Sponsor: Om of Medicine, the most unique marijuana dispensary this side of Ann, Arbor, Michigan.

Photo: Matthew/Flickr

Episode 138 – Hickenlooper Fears Trump

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Adam Smith, Andrew Livingston, and Aaron Houston join host Dan Goldman to talk about Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s recent comments about further marijuana reform, a push in Oregon to protect cannabis consumers’ personal information, and how marijuana use actually affects the rate of automobile accidents. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: March 13, 2017

Length: 01:07:11

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      you can download episode 138 of Marijuana Today here.

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Denver FBI honors youth program partly funded by pot taxes
Here is the plan to make legal weed lucrative for more than just white people
Marijuana Regulation: Measure M Overwhelmingly Approved by Los Angeles Voters
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Headlines Sponsor: New Frontier, the leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry.You can find them on Facebook and Twitter.

News Sponsor: Om of Medicine, the most unique marijuana dispensary this side of Ann, Arbor, Michigan.

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Episode 137 – Implementing Massachusetts

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Dan Goldman, Adam Smith, and Kris Krane join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about how Massachusetts is implementing their adult use market and to catch up on the latest scandals involving Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Donald Trump. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: March 7, 2017

Length: 01:05:21

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      you can download episode 137 of Marijuana Today here.

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Headlines Sponsor: New Frontier, the leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry.You can find them on Facebook and Twitter.

News Sponsor: Om of Medicine, the most unique marijuana dispensary this side of Ann, Arbor, Michigan.

Photo: Always Shooting/Flickr

Episode 136 – Trump Trumps States’ Rights

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Andrew Livingston and Taylor West join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about Sean Spicer’s comments regarding a potential Justice Department crackdown on adult use marijuana as well as the logistics of flying with legal cannabis. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: February 27, 2017

Length: 59:02

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      you can download episode 136 of Marijuana Today here.

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New York State Medical Cannabis Providers to Double to 10
Safer Arizona Fixes Marijuana-Legalization Initiative, Adds Protections for Kids
Poll: Voters Want Trump To Respect State Marijuana Laws
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Headlines Sponsor: New Frontier, the leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry.You can find them on Facebook and Twitter.

News Sponsor: Om of Medicine, the most unique marijuana dispensary this side of Ann, Arbor, Michigan.

Photo: Mark Nozell/Flickr

Episode 135 – How Trump Treats Drugs

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Tom Angel and Aaron Houston join host Kris Krane to talk about the future of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (aka ONDCP), fake news in the marijuana industry, and a recent big court win for student marijuana reform activists. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: February 20, 2017

Length: 01:13:55

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      you can download episode 135 of Marijuana Today here.

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Cannabis Caucus Kicks Off in Congress
Leafly Investigation: California Has a Dirty Cannabis Problem
Nevada marijuana official wants same treatment for medical, recreational products
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Headlines Sponsor: New Frontier, the leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry.You can find them on Facebook and Twitter.

News Sponsor: Om of Medicine, the most unique marijuana dispensary this side of Ann, Arbor, Michigan.

Photo: Donkey Hotey/Flickr

Episode 133 – Testing the Cannabis Industry

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Alex Kreit and Aaron Houston join host Dan Goldman to talk about the potential for a testing crisis within the marijuana industry, Nevada’s accelerated timetable for legalizing adult use, and the ongoing racial disparities found in NYC’s arrest data. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: February 13, 2017

Length: 53:34

If the audio player does not show up above, you can download episode 131 of Marijuana Today here.

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Washington is Overtaking Colorado in Cannabis Sales
Trump Health Secretary Ignores Marijuana Questions
Double-Digit Price Declines in Wholesale Cannabis Markets in 2016 Driven by Changes in Cultivation Methods and Greater Supply
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Headlines Sponsor: New Frontier, the leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry.You can find them on Facebook and Twitter.

News Sponsor: Om of Medicine, the most unique marijuana dispensary this side of Ann, Arbor, Michigan.

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Episode 132 – A Tribute to Ethan Nadelmann

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Adam Smith and Taylor West joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the impact and legacy of drug policy reform activist Ethan Nadelmann of the Drug Policy Alliance, who recently announced his retirement, and the current state of legal marijuana public use law. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: February 6, 2017

Length: 52:40

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      you can download episode 132 of Marijuana Today here
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Headlines Sponsor: New Frontierthe leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry.You can find them on Facebook and Twitter.

News Sponsor: Om of Medicine, the most unique marijuana dispensary this side of Ann, Arbor, Michigan.

Photo: Ethan Nadelmann/Facebook