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Episode 49 – Congress Blocks the DEA

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Adam Smith and Taylor West join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the Congressional move to block the Justice Department from undermining state medical marijuana laws as well as to discuss kids getting into their parents edibles. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: June 12, 2015

Length: 0:57:53

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      download episode 49 of Marijuana Today here
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News links:

• “Budget bill outlaws pot sales in D.C. for 2 years

• “All forms of medical marijuana are legal, Canadian court rules

• “New York Medical Marijuana Program Brings in $3 Million From Application Process

 

Sponsors:

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Title Sponsor: Women Grow connects, educates, and empowers the next generation of cannabis industry professionals. . You can find them on Facebook and Twitter.

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

Finishing Moves: The Happy Crate, the monthly subscription box for the classy cannabis connoisseur.

 

Photo: RJ Schmidt/Flickr

Episode 48 – Church of Cannabis

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Dan Goldman, Andrew Livingston, and Jane West join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the new CBD bill in Texas, what Bernie Sanders has to say about cannabis policy, and the prospects of a newly formed church of marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: June 5, 2015

Length: 1:04:20

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      download episode 48 of Marijuana Today here
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News links:

• “Colorado sets pot tax ‘holiday’ in September

• “8 Michigan Dispensaries Raided

• “The pot effect on Denver’s housing market

 

Sponsors:

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Title Sponsor: The ArcView Group, the nation’s leading investment and research firm for America’s next great 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.

Finishing Moves: The Happy Crate, the monthly subscription box for the classy cannabis connoisseur.

 

Photo: Cannabis Culture/Flickr

Episode 47 – ID Check

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Kris Krane and Alex Kreit join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about legalization in Washington, DC and the failure of some dispensaries in Washington State to check IDs at the door. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 29, 2015

Length: 0:58:23

If the audio player does not show up above, you can

      download episode 47 of Marijuana Today here
.

News links:

• “Lawsuit: Adams County sued by three of its cities over targeted pot tax

• “In Race to Open, Some Nevada Dispensaries Eying Home Growers For Cannabis

• “Is this central Denver’s first 420-friendly hotel?

 

Sponsors:

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Title Sponsor: The ArcView Group, the nation’s leading investment and research firm for America’s next great 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.

Finishing Moves: The Happy Crate, the monthly subscription box for the classy cannabis connoisseur.

 

Photo:Jonathan Miske/Flickr

Episode 46 – Shea Takes Over

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Producer Shea Gunther takes the solo reins this week and shares a bit of marijuana news and a recommendation for people working in the industry. We’ll be back with a full show next week. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 22, 2015

Length: 0:07:05

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      download episode 46 of Marijuana Today here
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News links:

• “Portland lawmakers make pitch for legal pot

• “Senators Approve Medical Marijuana for Veterans

• “Busted: Four Washington pot stores caught selling to minors

 

Other links:

• The NCIA’s Cannabis Business Summit, June 29 – July 1 in Denver, Colorado

 

Sponsors:

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Title Sponsor: The ArcView Group, the nation’s leading investment and research firm for America’s next great 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.

Finishing Moves: The Happy Crate, the monthly subscription box for the classy cannabis connoisseur.

 

Photo: Shea Gunther

Episode 45 – A Thematic Debate

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Andrew Livingston, Betty Aldworth, and first timer Mark Passerini join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about United Nations drug policy, the marijuana political scene in the Midwest, and the latest sales numbers out of Colorado. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 15, 2015

Length: 1:06:06

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      download episode 45 of Marijuana Today here
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News links:

• “New federal bill would allow medical pot use for epilepsy

• “License Problems Lead to Layoffs at Cannabis Chain

• “Cannabis Journalism: It’s a class you can now take at University of Denver

 

Sponsors:

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Title Sponsor: The ArcView Group, the nation’s leading investment and research firm for America’s next great 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.

Finishing Moves: The Happy Crate, the monthly subscription box for the classy cannabis connoisseur.

 

Photo: Prayitno/Flickr

Episode 44 – Clinton’s Crime Legacy

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Adam Smith joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about Hillary Clinton’s big criminal justice speech and to dissect the resignation of Michele Leonhart, the head of the DEA. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 8, 2015

Length: 46:46

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      download episode 44 of Marijuana Today here
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News links:

• “Major Groups Call For UN To Respect Countries That Legalize Marijuana Or Other Drugs

• “Supreme Court Wants Justice Department To Weigh In On Marijuana Lawsuit

• “Puerto Rico Legalizes Medical Marijuana

 

Sponsors:

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Title Sponsor: The ArcView Group, the nation’s leading investment and research firm for America’s next great 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.

Finishing Moves: The Happy Crate, the monthly subscription box for the classy cannabis connoisseur.

 

Photo: Marc Nozell/Flickr

Episode 43 – Live From The ArcTank

Kris Krane, Betty Aldworth, and Aaron Houston join host Kris Lotlikar for a special live episode from the ArcView Investment Forum to delve into the risks and opportunities present in the current investment land scape of the marijuana industry. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 2, 2015

Length: 26:16

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      download episode 43 of Marijuana Today here
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News links:

• “CO gov now says legalization marijuana helps state’s fiscal health

• “Italian army growing medical marijuana

• “WA Gov. Signs Sweeping Bill Moving MMJ Into Rec Program

 

Other links mentioned in the show:

The ArcView Group is kindly offering Marijuana Today listeners who order the 2015 ArcView State of the Legal Marijuana Market Report $100 off the purchase price. Just use the promo code “MARIJUANATODAY” when buying the report to get your discount.

• Follow Betty Aldworth and Aaron Houston on Twitter.

 

Sponsors:

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

Photo: Matt Anderson/Twitter

Episode 42 – Seven Emails and an Amendment

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Shea Gunther and Alex Kreit join host Kris Lotlikar to analysis the latest Supreme Court case strengthening the 4th Amendment and to jam through a stack of listener emails. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: April 24, 2015

Length: 50:54

If the audio player does not show up above, you can

      download episode 42 of Marijuana Today here
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News links:

• “Supreme Court Says Police Violated 4th Amendment When Use of Drug-Sniffing Dog Prolonged Routine Traffic Stop

 

Other links mentioned in the show:

• How we record our podcast with far-flung panelists

The history of 4/20

• The first 50 Marijuana Today listeners who order the 2015 ArcView State of the Legal Marijuana Market Report will save $100 off the purchase price by using the promo code “MARIJUANATODAY“.

• Alex’s podcast recommendations: Stone Cold Steve AustinColt CabanaChris JerichoJim Ross

• Kris’s podcast recommendations: Cannainsider, Russ Belville, Mike Duncan’s History of RomeMike Duncan’s History of Rome, Dan Carlin’s Wrath of the Khan

• Follow Alex Kreit and Shea Gunther on Twitter.

Sponsors:

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Title Sponsor: The ArcView Group, the nation’s leading investment and research firm for America’s next great 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.

Finishing Moves: The Happy Crate, the monthly subscription box for the classy cannabis connoisseur.

 

Photo: Jared and Corin/Flickr

Episode 41 – Pew Pew Pew Polls

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Taylor West and Dan Goldman join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the popularity of legal marijuana, the tightening of regulation in the Washington state market, and Chris Christie’s promise to “crack down” on the cannabis industry if president. Produced by Shea Gunther

Published: April 17, 2015

Length: 56:25

If the audio player does not show up above, you can

      download episode 41 of Marijuana Today here
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News links:

• “Arizona Approves Medical Marijuana for Convicted Felons

• “Georgia medical marijuana: Gov. Deal signs cannabis oil bill into law

• “MBank to Close All Cannabis Accounts

Other links mentioned in the show:

• The first 50 Marijuana Today listeners who order the 2015 Arcview State of the Legal Marijuana Market Report will save $100 off the purchase price by using the promo code “MARIJUANATODAY“.

National Cannabis Industry Association— where Taylor works as Deputy Director.

 

Sponsors:

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Title Sponsor: The ArcView Group, the nation’s leading investment and research firm for America’s next great 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.

Finishing Moves: The Happy Crate, the monthly subscription box for the classy cannabis connoisseur.

 

Photo:Gurmit Singh/Flickr

Episode 40 – Swing States

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Tom Angell, Shaleen Title, and first timer Jane West join host Kris Lotlikar to discuss the state of marijuana, the quickly-ramping 2016 presidential race, and to look at shifting regulations in Oregon and Washington. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: April 10, 2015

Length: 47:10

If the audio player does not show up above, you can

      download episode 40 of Marijuana Today here
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News links:

• “Scotts Miracle-Gro Enters The Marijuana Industry

• “Pediatricians: Random Drug Testing In Schools Is Costly And Destroys Trust

• “Privateer Closes Record $75 Million Financing Round

Other links mentioned in the show:

• The first 50 Marijuana Today listeners who order the 2015 Arcview State of the Legal Marijuana Market Report will save $100 off the purchase price by using the promo code “MARIJUANATODAY“.

THC Staffing Group— Shaleen’s company

Edible Events Co.— Jane’s company

Marijuana Majority— Tom’s organization (also check out Tom’s writing at Marijuana.com)

 

Sponsors:

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Title Sponsor: The ArcView Group, the nation’s leading investment and research firm for America’s next great 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.

Finishing Moves: The Happy Crate, the monthly subscription box for the classy cannabis connoisseur.

 

Photo: Michael Vadan/Flickr