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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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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 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

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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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Episode 143 – Canada Legalizes

Taylor West and Aaron Houston join host Dan Goldman to talk about the announcement made by the Canadian federal government of their plans to legalize adult use marijuana nationwide by next summer and the appointment of a new drug czar by President Trump. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: April 17, 2017

Length: 00:53:43

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44 in Congress support effort to keep DOJ handcuffed in medical cannabis states

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/md-politics/bill-to-diversify-md-medical-marijuana-industry-fails-in-final-seconds-of-session/2017/04/11/467e5cda-1e39-11e7-a0a7-8b2a45e3dc84_story.html?utm_term=.57559e8ac42e

Colorado cannabis sales top $126M in February 2017 amid federal uncertainty

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Episode 141 – The Legislative Race to Legalize

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Betty Aldworth, Andrew Livingston, and Sam Tracy join host Kris Krane to talk about the race to legislatively legalize marijuana, the appointment of a new head of the ONDCP, and how the recent Students for Sensible Drug Policy National Conference went. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: April 3, 2017

Length: 01:40:36

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Episode 140 – As The Philippines Executes Their Drug War

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Adam Smith, Andrew Livingston, and David Borden from StopTheDrugWar.org join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about possible legalization in Vermont, the merits of a non-commercial legalization system, and what is happening with the murderous drug war being carried out in the Philippines. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: March 28, 2017

Length: 01:15:34

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Episode 139 – Another Session on Sessions

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Dan Goldman and Alex Kreit join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest comments from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and how Big Alcohol might be affected by legal marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: March 21, 2017

Length: 57:36

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Episode 135 – How Trump Treats Drugs

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Tom Angel and Aaron Houston join host Kris Krane to talk about the future of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (aka ONDCP), fake news in the marijuana industry, and a recent big court win for student marijuana reform activists. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: February 20, 2017

Length: 01:13:55

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Cannabis Caucus Kicks Off in Congress
Leafly Investigation: California Has a Dirty Cannabis Problem
Nevada marijuana official wants same treatment for medical, recreational products
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Episode 102 – This Week in Drugs Visits Marijuana Today

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Host Kris Lotlikar reflects on recent current events and shares a portion of the podcast “This Week in Drugs”. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: July 11, 2016

Length: 0:54:08

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Episode 87 – Down at the Border

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Dan Goldman and Andrew Livingston join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about recent statistics showing a drop in illegal marijuana seized at the United States/Mexican border and what it could mean for the legal industry. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: March 18, 2016

Length: 0:31:00

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Episode 78 – Targeting the Surgeon General

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Host Kris Lotlikar takes to the airwaves solo this week as scheduling conflicts and internet outages disrupt our regular schedule, to briefly talk about some of the influences of the early drug reform movement. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: January 9, 2016

Length: 0:05:46

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