Tag Archives | legalization

Episode 255 – Making Marijuana Banking SAFE

Taylor West joins host Dan Goldman to talk about the latest developments for proposed marijuana banking bill the SAFE Act, a vote in Oakland to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms, and a study questioning the real impacts of driving after consuming cannabis. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Kroger joins growing number of CBD retailers in Michigan | Detroit News

Presidential Candidate Gillibrand Unveils Wide-Ranging Marijuana Legalization Plan | Marijuana Moment

New Jersey to greatly expand medical marijuana program with up to 108 new licenses | Marijuana Business Daily

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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 241 – Acting on the Marijuana Justice Act

Kris Krane and Mike Liszewski join host Scott Cecil to talk about the newly-filed Marijuana Justice Act as well as some of the recently-proposed bills coming out of various state houses of legislature. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
7 questions raised by the governor’s decision to eliminate the marijuana licensing board |

New Hampshire gives initial approval to recreational pot |

Denver just made a big change on social-use cannabis: It will be permanent |

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Episode 238 – A (Senator) Burr in Marijuana’s Saddle

Alex Kreit and Mike Liszewski join host Dan Goldman to talk about the latest legal marijuana developments in Congress and the new, and kind of confusing, world of legal industrial hemp. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Senator Ron Wyden introduces S. 420, a bill to legalize marijuana | CBS News

iAnthus and MPX Bioceutical Announce Closing of Transformational $1.6 Billion Business Combination | New Cannabis Ventures

Recreational pot bill proposing 9% tax clears first hurdle in New Mexico | Santa Fe New Mexican

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Episode 230 – Victory for Hemp!

Adam Smith joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the newly passed legalization of industrial hemp, the criminal justice reform bill, and Trump’s new pick as Chief-of-Staff. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Trudeau says cannabis shortage likely to be resolved within a year | Global News

New Zealand passes laws to make medical marijuana widely available | The Guardian

‘Orderly crowd’ witnesses start of retail pot sales in Salem | Salem News

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Episode 228 – The Garden State Goes Gardening

Dan Goldman and Alex Kreit join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest developments for legal adult use in New Jersey, the defeat and legacy of California Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, and Michael Moore’s comments about marijuana as a political issue. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Hemp Legalization Is Officially In The Final Farm Bill | Marijuana Moment

State recommendation would bridge medical marijuana shortage | Detroit News

Customers spent more than $2 million in first week of Mass. recreation marijuana sales | Boston Globe

 

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Episode 221 – Canada’s Big Buzz

Betty Aldworth, Scott Cecil, and Mike Liszewski joins host Dan Goldman to talk about Canada’s first few days of adult use legalization and how it affects the U.S. market. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Days Into Legalization, Canada Is Already Running out of Cannabis | Leafly

iAnthus Acquires MPX Bioceutical In $835 Million Deal | Green Market Report

Canopy Growth Acquires Hemp IP of Ebbu | Green Market Report

 

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Episode 220 – Canada’s Big Week

Dan Goldman joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the coming legalization of adult use marijuana in Canada as well as how things are looking in DC for political compromise over cannabis law reform. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Support for Cannabis Legalization Grows to 62% | Marijuana Business Daily

MedMen to Acquire PharmaCann for $682 Million in Stock | New Cannabis Ventures

It will likely be a ‘matter of years’ until cannabis cafes open in Massachusetts | Boston.com

 

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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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