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Episode 206 – Four Years of Marijuana Today

Co-hosts Dan Goldman, Kris Krane, and Kris Lotlikar reflect on the four years that we’ve been making this show, as well as covering how things are going for legal marijuana in the state of New York. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Marijuana M&A activity spikes as some cannabis pioneers cash out | Marijuana Business Daily

California publishes first draft of permanent marijuana industry rules | Marijuana Business Daily

US Attorney in Massachusetts Will Let Legal Market Proceed | Leafly News

 

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Episode 204 – Oklahoma? Oklahoma!

Dan Goldman and Scott Cecil join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the recent big win in Oklahoma for medical marijuana and the advancing prospects of legal hemp. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

U.S. Senate Votes To Legalize Hemp After Decades-Long Ban Under Marijuana Prohibition | Forbes

Medical cannabis prescriptions could be made in UK within weeks following Billy Caldwell controversy | Independent

FDA Approves Epidiolex, a Marijuana-Based CBD Drug for Seizures | Leafly

 

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Episode 203 – North of Border Goes Legal!

Aaron Houston and first timer Shanita Penny join host Kris Krane to talk about the recent vote to legalize nationwide adult use marijuana in Canada, as well as the newest developments in New York state an an update on the good work being done by the Minority Cannabis Business Association. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

#PermitPatty Episode Blows Up on California Cannabis Company | Leafly

AG Maura Healey’s ruling could slow Mass. marijuana industry | Boston Globe

Republicans In Congress Aren’t Planning To Hold Hearings On The Pot Bill Trump Supports | BuzzFeed

 

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Episode 202 – Our New Show: The Green Rush Podcast

Check out our new show the Green Rush podcast, hosted by Anne Donohoe and Lewis Goldberg! You can tune in to the Green Rush podcast every week to hear hosts Anne Donohoe and Lewis Goldberg interview interesting people doing interesting things within the realm of legal marijuana. Tune in. Lean forward. The Green Rush is on!

 

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Episode 201 – The Morality of Marijuana

Kris Krane and Betty Aldworth join host Dan Goldman to talk about the latest federal cannabis news out of Canada and the United States, the move to expunge past marijuana criminal charges, and the question of how moral it is to consume cannabis. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Texas Republican Party Endorses Marijuana Decriminalization | Forbes

Senate Committee Keeps Medical Marijuana Protections In Place | Marijuana Moment

California cannabis market transition period about to end; price spikes, shortages may occur | Marijuana Business Daily

 

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Episode 200 – Strain(ed) Credibility

Aaron Houston and Taylor West join host Dan Goldman to talk about the latest developments out of Canada as well as about a new study suggesting that marijuana strain names are meaningless. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Hickenlooper Vetoes Three Cannabis Bills in Two Days | Denver Westword

Why Pro-Pot Advocates Are Happy Michigan Didn’t Just Legalize Weed | Rolling Stone

Judge: Florida retailers can sell smokable medical marijuana | Marijuana Business Daily

 

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Episode 199 – Marijuana Goes Experimental

Andrew Livingston joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about a new federal bill allowing people with terminal illnesses to try experimental drugs, which could potentially include marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

OLCC to pause processing of recreational marijuana licenses | Bend Bulletin

Illinois Lawmakers Pass Major Improvement To Medical Cannabis Program | Weed News

Why many Michigan medical marijuana businesses won’t have to close | Detroit Free Press

 

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Episode 198 – A New York State of Mind

Dan Goldman and Adam Smith join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest developments for adult use legalization out of New York State as well the listing of the first company on the NASDAQ stock market to actually touch cannabis. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Judge Says Florida’s Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana Is Unconstitutional | Leafly

Chart: Colorado recreational marijuana sales boom in month of March | Marijuana Business Daily

Arizona Supreme Court: Medical Marijuana on Campus Not a Crime | Arizona Public Media

 

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Episode 197 – A Supremely Kind Court Decision

Alex Kreit and Betty Aldworth join host Kris Krane to talk about a recent Supreme Court case on sports gambling that had unintended positive implications on state legal marijuana, as well as about efforts by lawmakers to better protect state legal marijuana businesses. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

‘When opportunity comes, it’s usually too late’: Minority-owned marijuana businesses confronted by municipal indifference, ‘chaos’ | Mass Live

EXCLUSIVE: De Blasio to tell NYPD to stop arresting New Yorkers for smoking pot in public | New York Daily

Why can’t patients smoke marijuana in Florida? John Morgan pushes for answers today in court. | Tampa Bay

 

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