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Episode 275 – Weed Wonks and Adam Smith on Interstate Cannabis Commerce

In special Friday edition, we bring you an episode of our new show Weed Wonks, which features an interview with Marijuana Today regular Adam Smith who dives into the exciting topic of interstate cannabis commerce. Produce by Shea Gunther.

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Episode 274 – Is Moscow Mitch Learning to Love Cannabis?

Andrew Livingston joins host Dan Goldman to talk about Senator Moscow Mitch McConnell’s new love for industrial hemp; the raft of new studies showing that legal marijuana is good, mmmmkay; as well as the latest news in the ongoing vape health scare. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Rudy Giuliani’s Ukraine fixers indicted in US cannabis corruption scheme | Leafly

California’s Massive Power Shut-Off Is Jeopardizing the State’s Weed Industry | Merry Jane

Mexican Senate Leader Says Marijuana Will Be Legalized This Month | Marijuana Moment

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Episode 273 – A Twenty Year Fight for Student Aid

Adam Smith and Betty Aldworth join host Dan Goldman to talk about the proposed FAFSA Act, which would partially repeal a law stripping students convicted of certain marijuana crimes of federal student financial aid, as well as an uptick in marijuana arrests in the U.S. and some recently announced cannabis sector losses. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
U.S. judge keeps intact Massachusetts’ toughest-in-nation vaping ban | Thomson Reuters

Oregon imposes temporary ban on some vaping products | Boston Globe (AP)

New York’s ban on flavored e-cigs on hold for now | WHAM 13 ABC

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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

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Episode 270 – Special: Introducing the Weed Wonks podcast!

As part of our irregular series sharing great new marijuana-related podcasts, we’re publishing an episode of the Weed Wonks podcast, a new show we’re developing here at MJToday Media that is hosted by our friends Jordan Wellington and Andrew Livingston. We’ll have a regular episode of Marijuana Today up, as usual, on Monday. You can listen to more episode of the Weed Wonks over at WeedWonks.com.

Episode 202 – Our New Show: The Green Rush Podcast

Check out our new show the Green Rush podcast, hosted by Anne Donohoe and Lewis Goldberg! You can tune in to the Green Rush podcast every week to hear hosts Anne Donohoe and Lewis Goldberg interview interesting people doing interesting things within the realm of legal marijuana. Tune in. Lean forward. The Green Rush is on!

 

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Episode 68 – Who’s Responsible For Ohio?

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Adam Smith joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about ResponsibleOhio and to revisit the Marijuana Primary. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: October 31, 2015

Length: 00:55:36

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Episode 67 – Oh Canada!

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Dan Goldman and Jane West joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the recent elections in Canada and what it could mean for both American and international drug policy. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: October 22, 2015

Length: 1:00:38

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Episode 66 – What Bernie and Hillary Think

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Betty Aldworth, Alex Kreit, and Andrew Livingston joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about legalization in California and what the Democratic presidential candidates think about marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: October 16, 2015

Length: 1:18:25

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Episode 65 – Federal Release

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Kris Krane joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the release of 6,000 federal drug prisoners and efforts to reform laws governing the loss of student aid for marijuana offenses. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: October 9, 2015

Length: 1:02:29

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