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Episode 305 – A Market Disrupted

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First time guests Jeannette Horton and Amber Senter join host Shanita Penny to talk about the access to home grow by patients and consumers during the coronavirus pandemic, the disruptions seen in the domestic and international illicit drug trade by the global shutdown, and some of the licensing delays we’re seeing in states like Illinois. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Nebraska Medical Marijuana Campaign’s New Signature Strategy Involves Masks And Disposable Pens | Marijuana Moment

MedMen temporarily closes most Florida stores | Florida Politics

Constellation Brands Injects C$245 Million Into Canopy Growth by Exercising Expiring Warrants | New Cannabis Ventures

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Hundreds wait in line for first day of legalized recreational marijuana sales (Detroit Free Press)

// Federal Agency Adopts Policy Letting People With Drug Convictions Work At Credit Unions (Marijuana Moment)

// Charges stand in case of shipment from Vermont hemp farm seized by NYPD (Burlington Free Press)


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// Top Drug Treatment Providers Push UK Government To Consider Decriminalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Arkansas may revoke retailers’ inactive medical pot licenses (CT Post (AP))

// Shoppers Drug Mart medical cannabis portal goes national (Winnipeg Free Press)

// SOL Global Reports $51 Million Loss (Green Market Report)

// Could Life Insurance Go Up in Smoke for Some Vapers? (New York Times (Reuters))

// Is the vape scare affecting the cannabis market? (Leafly)

// Canadian islanders angry over US mail searches (BBC News)


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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 214 – Trump’s Secret Affair

Dan Goldman and Andrew Livingston joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about secret work conducted by the White House Marijuana Policy Coordination Committee as well as the latest developments out of New Jersey. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
146 Apply for 6 New Jersey Marijuana Dispensary Licenses | Marijuana.com

Massachusetts marijuana retailers could get final go-ahead this month | Mass Live

Weed stocks are going nuts after one of the largest marijuana companies strikes a deal for lab-made THC (CRON) | Business Insider

 

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Episode 213 – Catching Up with Shaleen Title

On-hiatus regular and current member of the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Shaleen Title joins host Kris Krane to talk about how things are going in Massachusetts as the state rolls out legal adult use cannabis for the first time. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Lawmakers In US Territory Send Marijuana Legalization Bill To Governor | Marijuana Moment

Nevada marijuana sales blow away projections in first year | Las Vegas Review Journal

Backlog of Oregon Marijuana License Applications Could Take a Year to Process | KDVR 12 ABC

 

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Episode 212 – Golden State Growing Pains

Scott Cecil and first-timer Mike Liszewski join host Dan Goldman to talk about how things are going in California and Massachusetts as well as the expansion of social use cannabis in Colorado and (possibly) Alaska. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Recreational marijuana initiative fails to garner enough signatures for ballot | Fox 25 News

Wells Fargo Closes Florida Politician’s Account Due To Marijuana Donations | Forbes

Medical marijuana sales in Pa. halted, again, by software crash | Philadelphia Inquirer

 

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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 191 – An Obvious Solution to the Opioid Crisis

Betty Aldworth joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the start of Massachusetts’ legal adult use marijuana program as well as the potential for medical marijuana in reducing some of the harms associated with opioid abuse. Produced by Shea Gunther.
News & Links:

California Cannabis Licenses Now Represent 34.5% of All U.S. Licenses Issued | New Cannabis Ventures

Not all Ohio medical marijuana growers, dispensaries will open by September deadline to be ‘fully operational,’ state says | Clevland.com

California testing labs expect marijuana ‘bottleneck’ in July | Marijuana Business Daily

 

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Episode 155 – Weed and Shortage in Las Vegas

Dan Goldman and Kris Krane join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the narrowly averted cannabis shortage in Nevada as well as to look back on three years of producing this podcast. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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      you can download episode 141 of Marijuana Today here.

Published: July 18, 2017

Length: 01:19:05

https://www.adn.com/alaska-marijuana/2017/07/14/alaska-moves-forward-with-plans-for-in-store-marijuana-use/

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ag-jeff-sessions-bring-back-anti-drug-program-e-article-1.3318619

http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/group-hits-100k-signatures-for-michigan-ballot-measure-to-legalize-marijuana

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Episode 153 – Diversity For The Win

Andrew Livingston, Shaleen Title, and Tom Angell join host Kris Krane to talk about the latest situations in Massachusetts and Vermont as well as the vital role diversity played in Pennsylvania’s recent license awarding process. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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      you can download episode 141 of Marijuana Today here.

Published: June 27, 2017

Length: 01:29:42

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https://www.marijuana.com/news/2017/06/mexico-officially-legalizes-medical-marijuana/

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/alaska/articles/2017-06-25/marijuana-board-to-revisit-on-site-consumption-in-july

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