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Episode 157 – Sessions Backed Against the Wall

Adam Smith and Aaron Houston join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the recent protections afforded medical marijuana by Congressional committee, the criticism heaped on US Attorney General Jeff Sessions by President Trump, decriminalization in New Hampshire, and the kerfuffle over the NCIA’s donation of $25k vis Wisconsin governor Scott Walker. Produced by Shea Gunther.

If the audio player does not show up above,

      you can download episode 141 of Marijuana Today here.

Published: August 1, 2017

Length: 00:49:15

http://www.thecannabist.co/2017/07/28/massachusetts-marijuana-law-baker/84780/

https://www.forbes.com/sites/debraborchardt/2017/07/27/high-times-goes-from-70-million-to-250-million-in-three-months/#728ef9483668

https://www.reviewjournal.com/news/pot-news/judge-denies-injunction-against-nevada-pot-distribution/

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Episode 156 – DARE to Just Say Know

Alex Kreit and Betty Aldworth join host Dan Goldman to talk about US Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his desire to return to the good ol’ Drug War days of the 80s as well as the recent decision in Massachusetts regarding medical marijuana use and employment policy. Produced by Shea Gunther.

If the audio player does not show up above,

      you can download episode 141 of Marijuana Today here.

Published: July 25, 2017

Length: 01:10:51

http://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/12526345-74/the-number-of-people-who-say-they-have-tried-marijuana-has-increased

https://www.leafly.com/news/politics/long-lines-1-30-grams-mark-uruguays-legal-cannabis-debut

http://thehill.com/regulation/administration/343218-trumps-doj-gears-up-for-crackdown-on-marijuana

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Episode 155 – Weed and Shortage in Las Vegas

Dan Goldman and Kris Krane join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the narrowly averted cannabis shortage in Nevada as well as to look back on three years of producing this podcast. Produced by Shea Gunther.

If the audio player does not show up above,

      you can download episode 141 of Marijuana Today here.

Published: July 18, 2017

Length: 01:19:05

https://www.adn.com/alaska-marijuana/2017/07/14/alaska-moves-forward-with-plans-for-in-store-marijuana-use/

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ag-jeff-sessions-bring-back-anti-drug-program-e-article-1.3318619

http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/group-hits-100k-signatures-for-michigan-ballot-measure-to-legalize-marijuana

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Episode 151 – As Canada Turns

 

Adam Smith and Betty Aldworth join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest developments in the Canadian legal marijuana market as well as new plans for marijuana tax money in Colorado. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: June 14, 2017

Length: 01:08:41

https://www.massroots.com/news/exclusive-sessions-asks-congress-to-undo-medical-marijuana-protections

http://denver.cbslocal.com/2017/06/09/stashlogix-cases-seized/

http://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/article/2017/06/11/marijuana-ganjachusetts/

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Episode 149 – Vermont (Almost) Makes History

Dan Goldman and Taylor West join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about Vermont Governor Phil Scott’s veto of adult use legislation and the recently imposed hold-up of the Maryland medical marijuana market. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 30, 2017

Length: 00:59:53

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      you can download episode 149 of Marijuana Today here
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News links:

https://www.leafly.com/news/industry/santee-sioux-trial-verdict-cannabis-consultant-not-guilty-charges

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-duterte-drug-war-call_us_5924a046e4b0650cc01fd23c?k2a&ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009

https://www.massroots.com/news/in-reversal-trump-funds-drug-czars-office

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Episode 148- Importing Disaster

Alex Kreit and Betty Alworth join host Dan Goldman to talk about a proposed plan in Iowa to import medical marijuana from Minnesota, possible progress in Rhode Island in passing legalization legislation, and the latest developments out of Maryland. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 22, 2017

Length: 00:58:09

If the audio player does not show up above,

you can download episode 143 of Marijuana Today here.

News links:

http://www.reuters.com/article/usa-banks-marijuana-idUSL2N1IK01U

https://www.newcannabisventures.com/australian-cannabis-producer-auscann-raises-12mm/

http://www.westword.com/news/denver-420-rally-organizer-fined-banned-from-parks-permits-for-three-years-9080365

Episode 147- Sessions Redeclares War

Producer Shea Gunther settles into the hosting chair for the first time and talks to Dan Goldman and Adam Smith about Attorney General Sessions’ newly ramped-up war on drugs, Vermont’s passage of legislative legalization, and the big money being raised (and deployed from) Canada. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 16, 2017

Length: 01:06:06

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you can download episode 143 of Marijuana Today here.

News links:

Jeff Sessions Rolls Back Obama-Era Drug Sentencing Reforms

Marijuana Legalization Heads To Vermont Governor

Aphria Closes Upsized $86mm Equity Sale, the Largest Capital Raise in Canada to Date

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Episode 146 Special: ‘This Week in Drugs’ Takes Over

No regular show this week as our three hosts were all away traveling. Instead, we present episode 59 of the excellent podcast “This Week in Drugs” found over at www.thisweekindrugs.org. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 8, 2017

Length: 01:06:10

Episode 145 – Hickenlooper’s World

Adam Smith and Andrew Livingston join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the arrests of activists in Washington, DC participating in a smoke-out protest as well Colorado governor John Hickenlooper and how he plays into the push to legalize marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 2, 2017

Length: 01:27:51

If the audio player does not show up above,

you can download episode 143 of Marijuana Today here.

News links:

https://www.massroots.com/news/medical-marijuana-protected-in-congressional-budget-deal

https://mjbizdaily.com/california-issues-draft-regulations-medical-marijuana-industry/

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/canopy-growth-corp-to-implement-new-cannabis-pesticide-testing-regime/article34815978/

Picture: Mike Johnston/Flickr

Episode 144 – A Trip onto the International Scene

First time guests Marguerite Arnold, Graham deBarra, and Benjamin Jeanroy join host Kris Krane to talk about the state of marijuana on the international scene, specifically looking at how things look for cannabis in Germany, France, Ireland, and Spain. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: April 25, 2017

Length: 01:32:31

If the audio player does not show up above,

you can download episode 143 of Marijuana Today here.

News links:

https://mjbizdaily.com/canadian-medical-marijuana-producer-aphria-gets-ca100m-funding/

http://www.pressherald.com/2017/04/21/lawmakers-mull-delaying-marijuana-social-clubs-in-maine/

http://globalnews.ca/news/3390885/marijuana-producers-trust-canada/

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