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Episode 272 – As Vape Bans Spread

Taylor West and Jahan Marcu join host Dan Goldman to talk about the ongoing health scare over the use of vaporizers, the recent passage of the SAFE Banking Act, as well as a plan to coordinate marijuana policy between New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
CDC reports majority of patients sickened in vape epidemic used marijuana vaporizer devices – many from illicit market | Marijuana Business Daily

Inslee directs Washington state health board to ban flavored vape products | Seattle Times

Journey of a Tainted Vape Cartridge: From China’s Labs to Your Lungs | Leafly

Photo: Katie Wheeler/Flickr

Episode 271 – The SAFE Banking Act Goes to Washington

Betty Aldworth, Shanita Penny, and Mike Liszewski join host Kris Krane to talk about the progressive pushback on the SAFE Banking Act over its lack of social justice provisions, the prospects for legal marijuana dispensaries in downtown Chicago, as well as the fight by the city of Washington, DC to enact local cannabis legalization. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
200 cannabis stores approved by Calgary, more than BC, Ontario & Quebec combined | Marijuana Business Daily

Medical marijuana ‘POS’ software crashes, preventing sales to sick patients in Pennsylvania | Philadelphia Inquirer

Beto O’Rourke proposes ‘drug war justice grants’ for marijuana offenders | Politico

Photo: Katie Wheeler/Flickr

Episode 255 – Making Marijuana Banking SAFE

Taylor West joins host Dan Goldman to talk about the latest developments for proposed marijuana banking bill the SAFE Act, a vote in Oakland to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms, and a study questioning the real impacts of driving after consuming cannabis. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Kroger joins growing number of CBD retailers in Michigan | Detroit News

Presidential Candidate Gillibrand Unveils Wide-Ranging Marijuana Legalization Plan | Marijuana Moment

New Jersey to greatly expand medical marijuana program with up to 108 new licenses | Marijuana Business Daily

Photo: Roo Reynolds/Flickr

Episode 79 – Prediction Time

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Adam Smith and Taylor West join host Kris Lotlikar to make some predictions about what 2016 holds for marijuana and to talk about the cause of the housing and economic booms in Denver and Seattle. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: January 16, 2016

Length: 0:55:12

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Episode 53 – Headlines and a Plea

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Producer Shea Gunther fills in for host Kris Lotlikar, who was tied up this week working on his day job, and delivers the latest headlines. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: July 11, 2015

Length: 0:07:28

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• “Oregon airport allows marijuana on in-state flights

• “Marijuana banking bill introduced in U.S. Senate

• “California Has Finally Stopped Denying Organ Transplants to Medical Marijuana Users

 

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