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Episode 235 – The State Embrace of Legal Marijuana

Taylor West and Alex Kreit join host Dan Goldman to talk about the flurry of state governor’s coming out in favor of legalization, the new world of legal industrial hemp, and more. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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Episode 234 – Tell Your Children Alex Berenson is Wrong

Betty Aldworth and Jahan Marcu join host Dan Goldman to talk about the latest piece of Reefer Madness propaganda zipping around the mediasphere as well as the newly re-formed Congressional Cannabis Caucus. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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Episode 232 – Marijuana Today Rings in The New Year!

Adam Smith, Kris Krane, Andrew Livingston, Betty Aldworth, Scott Cecil, and Shania Penny join host Kris Lotlikar for this special Finishing Moves-only end-of-the-year episode! Produced by Shea Gunther.

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Episode 231 – MJToday at the Cannabis Media Summit

In this special episode of Marijuana Today, host Shea Gunther is joined by regular Taylor West and our friends Bruce Barcott and Seth Adler, both podcasters with Leafly’s Roll-Up and the Cannabis Economy, respectively. We talked about the intersection of legal marijuana, business, media, and podcasting. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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Episode 230 – Victory for Hemp!

Adam Smith joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the newly passed legalization of industrial hemp, the criminal justice reform bill, and Trump’s new pick as Chief-of-Staff. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Trudeau says cannabis shortage likely to be resolved within a year | Global News

New Zealand passes laws to make medical marijuana widely available | The Guardian

‘Orderly crowd’ witnesses start of retail pot sales in Salem | Salem News

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Episode 229 – Big Tobacco Buys In

Scott Cecil and first-time guest Jahan Marcu join host Dan Goldman to talk about the recent acquisition of Canadian marijuana company Cronos Group by the Altria Group, owners of Marlboro cigarettes, as well as the state of CBD science. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
California releases drafts of final marijuana business regulations | Marijuana Business Daily

Canopy Buys German Vaporizer Pioneer Storz & Bickel | Leafly

Recreational marijuana is legal today in Michigan. Here are 5 things to know before lighting up. | Michigan Radio

 

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Episode 228 – The Garden State Goes Gardening

Dan Goldman and Alex Kreit join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest developments for legal adult use in New Jersey, the defeat and legacy of California Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, and Michael Moore’s comments about marijuana as a political issue. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Hemp Legalization Is Officially In The Final Farm Bill | Marijuana Moment

State recommendation would bridge medical marijuana shortage | Detroit News

Customers spent more than $2 million in first week of Mass. recreation marijuana sales | Boston Globe

 

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Episode 227 – An Interview with Podcaster Seth Adler

Our regular crew is down this week because of the Turkey Day holiday, but instead we are running an interview with producer Shea Gunther and fellow marijuana podcaster Seth Adler, host of the excellent Canneconomy podcast. Back with a regular show next week! This interview was recorded in Las Vegas, Nevada at the annual Marijuana Business Daily Conference. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

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Episode 226 – What Happened in Vegas…

Marijuana Today hit the road and assembled in Las Vegas during the recent big industry conference to record a live show with a total of 13 microphones on-board at the MJToday Media mansion. Featuring most of the Marijuana Today hosts and regulars as well as the hosts of the Green Rush podcast and soon-to-launch Simplifya podcast, this special episode is not to be missed.

 

News & Links:
New medical marijuana dispensary having trouble keeping up with demand, prices | KTUL

Aurora Cannabis’ earnings surge by 2,800% after it produces 11,000 pounds of pot in 3 months | CNBC

GTI to Acquire Nevada Cannabis Operator for $290 Million in Stock and Cash | New Cannabis Ventures

 

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