Tag Archives | legalization

Episode 208 – Crashing the Illicit Market

A whole gaggle of regulars join host Kris Lotlikar this week, as Dan Goldman, Kris Krane, Scott Cecil, Betty Aldworth, Shanita Penny, and Taylor West pile on in as part of a surprise show-crashing. The cannabis crew also talks about the effects of marijuana legalization on the illicit market. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Oklahoma regulators move to drop controversial medical cannabis rules | Marijuana Business Daily

Cannabis-based medicines get green light as UK eases rules | The Guardian

‘Wet marijuana’ illegal in Michigan, appeals court rules | Michigan Live

 

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Episode 207 – Shenanigans in Oklahoma

Scott Cecil talks with host Dan Goldman about the latest develops in New Jersey legal marijuana as well as a series of cannabis-related shenanigans out of Oklahoma. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

California CBD industry scrambles to adjust to food rule ‘roller coaster’ | Hemp Industry Daily

Legalization Inundates California’s Cannabis Labs | Leafly

California publishes first draft of permanent marijuana industry rules | Marijuana Business Daily

 

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Episode 206 – Four Years of Marijuana Today

Co-hosts Dan Goldman, Kris Krane, and Kris Lotlikar reflect on the four years that we’ve been making this show, as well as covering how things are going for legal marijuana in the state of New York. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Marijuana M&A activity spikes as some cannabis pioneers cash out | Marijuana Business Daily

California publishes first draft of permanent marijuana industry rules | Marijuana Business Daily

US Attorney in Massachusetts Will Let Legal Market Proceed | Leafly News

 

Photo: Shyn Darkly/Flickr

Episode 204 – Oklahoma? Oklahoma!

Dan Goldman and Scott Cecil join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the recent big win in Oklahoma for medical marijuana and the advancing prospects of legal hemp. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

U.S. Senate Votes To Legalize Hemp After Decades-Long Ban Under Marijuana Prohibition | Forbes

Medical cannabis prescriptions could be made in UK within weeks following Billy Caldwell controversy | Independent

FDA Approves Epidiolex, a Marijuana-Based CBD Drug for Seizures | Leafly

 

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Episode 203 – North of Border Goes Legal!

Aaron Houston and first timer Shanita Penny join host Kris Krane to talk about the recent vote to legalize nationwide adult use marijuana in Canada, as well as the newest developments in New York state an an update on the good work being done by the Minority Cannabis Business Association. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

#PermitPatty Episode Blows Up on California Cannabis Company | Leafly

AG Maura Healey’s ruling could slow Mass. marijuana industry | Boston Globe

Republicans In Congress Aren’t Planning To Hold Hearings On The Pot Bill Trump Supports | BuzzFeed

 

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Episode 194 – The Beginning of the End?

Dan Goldman and Taylor West join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about President Trump’s support of marijuana descheduling as well as the larger phenomenon of mainstream politicians evolving to favor legalization. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Michigan voters will decide on marijuana legalization | The Hill

Mitch McConnell Aims To Attach Hemp Legalization To Farm Bill | Forbes

LePage vetoes bill to launch recreational marijuana marketplace | Portland Press Herald

 

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Episode 190 – New Jersey’s New Medicine

Aaron Houston and Scott Cecil join host Kris Krane to talk about the latest changes to New Jersey’s medical marijuana program, a new hemp legalization bill in the U.S. Senate, and the launch of the Massachusetts legal adult use market. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Trump ousts Veterans Affairs chief David Shulkin in administration’s latest shake-up | Cannabist

California’s marijuana edibles makers are going extinct | Green State

With Growers in the Shadows, California Faces Cannabis Shortage | Leafly

 

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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 180 – Vermont Goes First!

Andrew Livingston joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest big move by Vermont to legalize adult use through the legislative process as well as catching up on the latest moves by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Scott signs pot legalization bill | WCAX 3 CBS

BMO marks first foray by a major Canadian bank in marijuana sector with $175M deal | Financial Post

Legalization panel makes concession, votes to delay social cannabis clubs until 2023 | Portland Press Herald

• Check out this handy guide put together by regular Andrew Livingston showing all known statements on cannabis policy put out by US Attorneys.


 

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