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Episode 172 – Nation of Second Chances

Aaron Houston and Jon Perri join host Dan Goldman to talk about the latest comments made by Attorney General Jeff Sessions about the federal role in marijuana policy as well as Jon’s project, a Nation of Second Chances- Stories of Clemency. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

MassRoots sues former CEO, alleges theft of over $250K, drug use and other ‘serious misconduct’ | Marijuana Business Daily

Here are the rules for legal marijuana in California once law goes into effect Jan. 1 | Orange County Register

National Cannabis Industry Association Joins Michigan’s Marijuana Legalization Campaign | Weed News

• Jon Perri’s project- Nation of Second Chances


 

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Episode 49 – Congress Blocks the DEA

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Adam Smith and Taylor West join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the Congressional move to block the Justice Department from undermining state medical marijuana laws as well as to discuss kids getting into their parents edibles. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: June 12, 2015

Length: 0:57:53

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News links:

• “Budget bill outlaws pot sales in D.C. for 2 years

• “All forms of medical marijuana are legal, Canadian court rules

• “New York Medical Marijuana Program Brings in $3 Million From Application Process

 

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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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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

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

•  Visit Maine’s Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol

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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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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:

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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

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• 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

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