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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 168 – Tom Marino’s Folly

Betty Aldworth and Tom Angell join host Kris Krane to talk about Pennsylvania Congressman Tom Marino and his retracted nomination to be the US Drug Czar as well as how the recent Drug Policy Alliance conference went. Produced by Shea Gunther.


News & Links:

MJ Freeway Cannabis Traceability System Delay to Disrupt Washington Industry | New Cannabis Ventures

Maine House and Senate pass bill to regulate pot sales, but it’s not veto-proof | Portland Press Herald

MassRoots in turmoil after CEO ouster; CannaRegs scuttles planned $12M merger | Marijuana Business Daily

I used to support legalizing all drugs. Then the opioid epidemic happened. | Vox


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Episode 166 – FDA On the Horizon

Andrew Livingston of Vicente Sederberg and Taylor West of COHNNABIS join join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the possibility of the FDA regulating medical marijuana as well as how the wholesale price of cannabis is changing. Produced by Shea Gunther.



Marijuana bill would let communities decide on allowing recreational pot businesses

First billboard ads for a marijuana dispensary debut

New acting Drug Enforcement Administration chief appointed


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