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Episode 271 – The SAFE Banking Act Goes to Washington

Betty Aldworth, Shanita Penny, and Mike Liszewski join host Kris Krane to talk about the progressive pushback on the SAFE Banking Act over its lack of social justice provisions, the prospects for legal marijuana dispensaries in downtown Chicago, as well as the fight by the city of Washington, DC to enact local cannabis legalization. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
200 cannabis stores approved by Calgary, more than BC, Ontario & Quebec combined | Marijuana Business Daily

Medical marijuana ‘POS’ software crashes, preventing sales to sick patients in Pennsylvania | Philadelphia Inquirer

Beto O’Rourke proposes ‘drug war justice grants’ for marijuana offenders | Politico

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Episode 254 – Illinois Goes Legal!

Kris Krane joins first time host Shanita Penny to talk about the legalization of adult use marijuana in Illinois as well as social equity programs and how they are funded. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Polis signs into law bills on marijuana delivery, social use and investment that will change the pot industry | Colorado Sun

Cannabis Extracts Are Legal, Arizona High Court Rules | Leafly

Key Takeaways From FDA’s Historic CBD Regulations Meeting | Marijuana Moment

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Episode 105 – There’s Something In The Water

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Dan Goldman joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about how medical marijuana is affecting health care spending and how one little Colorado town flipped its collective lid over a false positive test for THC in their drinking water. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: August 1, 2016

Length: 0:53:35

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Episode 45 – A Thematic Debate

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Andrew Livingston, Betty Aldworth, and first timer Mark Passerini join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about United Nations drug policy, the marijuana political scene in the Midwest, and the latest sales numbers out of Colorado. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 15, 2015

Length: 1:06:06

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News links:

• “New federal bill would allow medical pot use for epilepsy

• “License Problems Lead to Layoffs at Cannabis Chain

• “Cannabis Journalism: It’s a class you can now take at University of Denver

 

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News Sponsor: Om of Medicine, the most unique marijuana dispensary this side of Ann, Arbor, Michigan.

Finishing Moves: The Happy Crate, the monthly subscription box for the classy cannabis connoisseur.

 

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Episode 28 – What’s The Matter With Illinois

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Kris Krane joins host Kris Lotlikar to lament Illinois’s dropping the ball on medical marijuana and to analyze the rise in investment in the marijuana industry. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: January 16, 2015

Length: 48:39

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