Tag Archives | Cole Memo

Episode 188 – Worse Than Sessions!?!

Taylor West and Scott Cecil join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the rumors around the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions as well as President Trump’s renewed call for executing drug dealers. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Arkansas judge blocks state from licensing medical marijuana growers | Cannabist

Any Condition Is Now a Qualifying Condition in Virginia | Leafly

Snoop Dogg’s venture firm just closed its debut fund with $45 million | TechCrunch

 

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Episode 187 – Strongly Worded Letters

Adam Smith and Aaron Houston join host Dan Goldman to talk about the latest comments made by Attorney General Jeff Sessions about federal marijuana law as well as criticism from the United Nations over international marijuana legalization. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
In another step towards opening retail marijuana shops, Massachusetts regulators sign off on rules for pot industry | Mass Live

Lawmakers support sweeping changes to Maine’s medical marijuana rules | Portland Press Herald

Legislature slashing Health Dep’t pay because of medical marijuana delays | Florida Politics


 

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Episode 184 – The New Drug Czar Inherits an Empty Suit

Betty Aldworth and Aaron Houston join host Kris Krane to talk about Trump’s proposed budget cuts for the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the appointment of a drug czar to lead the new reduced agency as well as the brief hold on Department of Justice nominees placed by Republican Senator Cory Gardner over the rescinding of the Cole Memo. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Senate deal to vote on pot bill on June 7 means no actual sales before August | CTV News

Canadian Health Insurer Announces Groundbreaking Medical Cannabis Plan | Leafly

LA’s Cannabis Office Is Woefully Understaffed, Chief Says | Leafly


 

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Episode 180 – Vermont Goes First!

Andrew Livingston joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest big move by Vermont to legalize adult use through the legislative process as well as catching up on the latest moves by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Scott signs pot legalization bill | WCAX 3 CBS

BMO marks first foray by a major Canadian bank in marijuana sector with $175M deal | Financial Post

Legalization panel makes concession, votes to delay social cannabis clubs until 2023 | Portland Press Herald

• Check out this handy guide put together by regular Andrew Livingston showing all known statements on cannabis policy put out by US Attorneys.


 

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Episode 179 – Yawning in the Face of Sessions

Betty Aldworth and Aaron Houston join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest fallout of Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinding the Cole Memo. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Vermont Gov. Scott confirms he will sign marijuana legalization bill | Cannabist

On Marijuana, Voters Want Feds To Butt Out Of State Laws, Polls Find | Marijuana Moment

Colorado’s Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner to U.S. Treasury: Leave marijuana banking rules alone | Denver Post


 

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Episode 178 – Sessions Kills The Cole Memo

Dan Goldman, Adam Smith, and Alex Kreit join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his rescinding of the Cole Memo, a DoJ guidance document protective of legal marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Vermont House votes to legalize marijuana | The Hill

Pennsylvania Gives Approval to First Medical Pot Dispensary | U.S. News & World Report

Recreational Pot Is Officially Legal in California | New York Times


 

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