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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

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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

Episode 39 – Shame on Cuomo

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Kris Krane, Alex Kreit, and Dan Goldman join host Kris Lotlikar to review how the restrictive medical marijuana regulations in New York will hurt patients and to dig into the beef between the movement and industry in Arizona that has gotten both personal and public. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: April 3, 2015

Length: 1:04:52

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News links:

• “Marijuana Legalization Effort Gears Up In Italy

• “President Obama Commutes Drug Sentences for 22 People

• “Thousands stand in line for free marijuana seeds in DC

Other links mentioned in the show:

Please take the Marijuana Today Listener Survey to help us improve our show! It takes just a minute to complete.

• 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“.

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.

 

Top photo credit: Ms. Phoenix/Flickr

Episode 38 – Going Global

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Adam Smith and Betty Aldworth join host Kris Lotlikar to discuss the latest United Nations meeting in Vienna, Austria and the prospects for international treaty reform and to look at the good, the bad, and the ugly of the legalization initiative looking to get on the ballot in Ohio. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: March 27, 2015

Length: 1:00:50

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      download episode 38 of Marijuana Today here
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News links:

•  “Willie Nelson is Launching His Own Brand of Weed

• “32 indicted in massive Colorado marijuana trafficking investigation

• “Maine marijuana legalization 2016 initiative filed

Other links mentioned in the show:

Please take the Marijuana Today Listener Survey to help us improve our show! It takes just a minute to complete.

• 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“.

• Check out Kris’s Finishing Moves book recommendation, Hyperion, on Amazon.

•  Visit Maine’s Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol

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.

 

Top photo credit: Cometstarmoon/Flickr

Episode 37 – Obama and the Youth

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Andrew Livingston and Troy Dayton join host Kris Lolikar to try and figure out where President Obama really stands on legalization and why he thinks young people should have different priorities. They also talk market data— lots of market data. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: March 20, 2015

Length: 1:11:38

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      download episode 37 of Marijuana Today here
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News links:

•  “Recreational Marijuana Will Go to 2016 Ballot in Nevada

• “San Diego Shutters 18 Illegal Dispensaries

• “New Poll Shows Huge Support for Marijuana Reform

Other links mentioned in the show:

Please take the Marijuana Today Listener Survey to help us improve our show! It takes just a minute to complete.

• 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“.

Sponsors:

arcview-logo-250

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.

 

Top photo credit: BrianAmbrozy/Flickr

Episode 36 – Bipartisan Progress

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Shaleen Title, Taylor West, and Aaron Houston join host Kris Lotlikar to discuss the new bipartisan Senate bill that both reschedules and de-schedules medical marijuana and look at the pros and cons of government-run dispensaries. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: March 15, 2015

Length: 59:42

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News links:

•  “FDA Warns CDB Companies About Medicinal Claims

• “$36 million raised for Ohio marijuana legalization proposal

• “Medical Marijuana Bill Defeated in Utah Senate

Other links mentioned in the show:

Please take the Marijuana Today Listener Survey to help us improve our show! It takes just a minute to complete.

• Marijuana Today regular Taylor West drinks whiskey and talks about marijuana with a bunch of reporters and a Congressman on HuffPost Live.

• Shaleen Title’s marijuana industry recruitment company: THC Staffing Solutions

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.

 

Top photo credit: Nicholas Raymond/Flickr

Episode 35 – Laid Out

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Producer Shea Gunther goes solo for this mini-episode, sharing a bit of the marijuana-related news for the week. We’ll be back next week with host Kris Lotlikar and a full show examining the intersection of marijuana, business, and politics. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: March 6, 2015

Length: 4:43

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Photo: Evil Erin/Flickr

Episode 34 – Legalization Week

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Kris Krane and Dan Goldman join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about legalization going into effect in Alaska and Washington, DC and to recap how medical marijuana might trip up the head of the DNC’s chances for a Senate seat. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: February 27, 2015

Length: 1:01:53

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Photo: David Shankbone/Flickr

Episode 33 – New Approaches

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Dan Goldman and Tom Angell join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about new strategies and coalitions in New Jersey and Ohio to  legalize marijuana and take a first look at the two new federal lawsuits to stop Colorado’s marijuana regime. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: February 21, 2015

Length: 52:43

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Photo: Justin A. Wilcox/Flickr

Episode 32 – DC Backs Down

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Host Kris Lotlikar goes solo to rant about DC canceling legalization hearings and to answer listener emails about investment and activism. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: February 13, 2015

Length: 15:31

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Photo: Ted Eytan/Flickr

Episode 31 – City of Oakland vs. Melinda Haag

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Dan Goldman and Alex Kreit join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest round in the court battle between U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag and Harborside Health Center and we check in on the marijuana primary to answer the ever-important question of who smoked pot as a kid. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: February 7, 2015

Length: 57:51

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Photo: Steve DeAngelo