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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 169 – That ’80s Show

Dan Goldman and Aaron Houston join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his recent remarks about a potential federal crackdown on state legal marijuana as well as what a top former US drug enforcement official REALLY thinks about cannabis scheduling. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Fortune 500 Constellation Brands Takes $191 Million Stake in Cannabis Industry | New Cannabis Ventures

BioTrack THC Shares Plan to Minimize Disruption to Washington Cannabis Industry Caused by MJ Freeway Delay | New Cannabis Ventures

State to move forward with new medical marijuana rules | Boston Globe


 

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Episode 163 – Dragged Back to DC

Dan Goldman and Adam Smith join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest happenings in DC as well as how things are going for public consumption in the state of Nevada. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 


News:

Nevada Supreme Court issues injunction barring state from issuing marijuana distribution licenses to anyone other than liquor wholesalers

Eaze is moving into recreational marijuana delivery with $27 million in new funding

A Canadian Province Just Announced a 5 Million Gram Marijuana Deal With A Licensed Producer

Episode 158- Cory Booker’s Big Bold Bill

Dan Goldman and Aaron Houston join host Kris Krane to talk about a possible crackdown by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker’s historic piece of proposed federal legislation, and the absence of any mention of medical marijuana in a recently released government report on the opioid epidemic. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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Episode 157 – Sessions Backed Against the Wall

Adam Smith and Aaron Houston join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the recent protections afforded medical marijuana by Congressional committee, the criticism heaped on US Attorney General Jeff Sessions by President Trump, decriminalization in New Hampshire, and the kerfuffle over the NCIA’s donation of $25k vis Wisconsin governor Scott Walker. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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      you can download episode 141 of Marijuana Today here.

Published: August 1, 2017

Length: 00:49:15

http://www.thecannabist.co/2017/07/28/massachusetts-marijuana-law-baker/84780/

https://www.forbes.com/sites/debraborchardt/2017/07/27/high-times-goes-from-70-million-to-250-million-in-three-months/#728ef9483668

https://www.reviewjournal.com/news/pot-news/judge-denies-injunction-against-nevada-pot-distribution/

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Episode 156 – DARE to Just Say Know

Alex Kreit and Betty Aldworth join host Dan Goldman to talk about US Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his desire to return to the good ol’ Drug War days of the 80s as well as the recent decision in Massachusetts regarding medical marijuana use and employment policy. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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      you can download episode 141 of Marijuana Today here.

Published: July 25, 2017

Length: 01:10:51

http://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/12526345-74/the-number-of-people-who-say-they-have-tried-marijuana-has-increased

https://www.leafly.com/news/politics/long-lines-1-30-grams-mark-uruguays-legal-cannabis-debut

http://thehill.com/regulation/administration/343218-trumps-doj-gears-up-for-crackdown-on-marijuana

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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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you can download episode 143 of Marijuana Today here.

News links:

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 146 Special: ‘This Week in Drugs’ Takes Over

No regular show this week as our three hosts were all away traveling. Instead, we present episode 59 of the excellent podcast “This Week in Drugs” found over at www.thisweekindrugs.org. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 8, 2017

Length: 01:06:10

Episode 145 – Hickenlooper’s World

Adam Smith and Andrew Livingston join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the arrests of activists in Washington, DC participating in a smoke-out protest as well Colorado governor John Hickenlooper and how he plays into the push to legalize marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 2, 2017

Length: 01:27:51

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you can download episode 143 of Marijuana Today here.

News links:

https://www.massroots.com/news/medical-marijuana-protected-in-congressional-budget-deal

https://mjbizdaily.com/california-issues-draft-regulations-medical-marijuana-industry/

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/canopy-growth-corp-to-implement-new-cannabis-pesticide-testing-regime/article34815978/

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Episode 138 – Hickenlooper Fears Trump

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Adam Smith, Andrew Livingston, and Aaron Houston join host Dan Goldman to talk about Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s recent comments about further marijuana reform, a push in Oregon to protect cannabis consumers’ personal information, and how marijuana use actually affects the rate of automobile accidents. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: March 13, 2017

Length: 01:07:11

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      you can download episode 138 of Marijuana Today here.

News links:

Denver FBI honors youth program partly funded by pot taxes
Here is the plan to make legal weed lucrative for more than just white people
Marijuana Regulation: Measure M Overwhelmingly Approved by Los Angeles Voters
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