Tag Archives | medical marijuana

Episode 171 – Marijuana’s Election Night Run

Taylor West, Andrew Livingston, and Shea Gunther join host Kris Krane to talk about how marijuana did in last week’s elections as well as the dimming prospects for Maine’s adult use commercial system. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Failed deal, red ink, dwindling sales put MassRoots on the ropes | Marijuana Business Daily

Colorado marijuana shops maintain $136M pace for third straight month | Cannabist

Leading US marijuana retailer LivWell takes ‘significant’ ownership stake in Canadian producer | Marijuana Business Daily


 

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Episode 168 – Tom Marino’s Folly

Betty Aldworth and Tom Angell join host Kris Krane to talk about Pennsylvania Congressman Tom Marino and his retracted nomination to be the US Drug Czar as well as how the recent Drug Policy Alliance conference went. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

MJ Freeway Cannabis Traceability System Delay to Disrupt Washington Industry | New Cannabis Ventures

Maine House and Senate pass bill to regulate pot sales, but it’s not veto-proof | Portland Press Herald

MassRoots in turmoil after CEO ouster; CannaRegs scuttles planned $12M merger | Marijuana Business Daily

I used to support legalizing all drugs. Then the opioid epidemic happened. | Vox


 

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Episode 166 – FDA On the Horizon

Andrew Livingston of Vicente Sederberg and Taylor West of COHNNABIS join join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the possibility of the FDA regulating medical marijuana as well as how the wholesale price of cannabis is changing. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 


News:

Marijuana bill would let communities decide on allowing recreational pot businesses

First billboard ads for a marijuana dispensary debut

New acting Drug Enforcement Administration chief appointed

 

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Episode 165 – Lesser of Two Evils?

Betty Aldworth and Scott Cecil join host Dan Goldman to talk about the resignation of DEA acting administrator Chuck Rosenberg as well as all the latest developments in Canada. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 


News:

Recreational marijuana sales won’t start in January in SF after all

Medical Marijuana dispensaries could stay open while applying for licenses under bills

Legal age to buy pot in Quebec will be 18, and it won’t be sold at deps

 

Photo: Laurel L. Russwurm/Flickr

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 160 – Delaying the Inevitable

Betty Aldworth and Aaron Houston joins host Dan Goldman to talk about the delays in implementing progressive marijuana policy reforms in states like Maine, Hawaii, and Nevada as well as how cannabis is playing out in various gubernatorial races around the country. Produced by Shea Gunther.


News:

Judge denies Nevada marijuana distribution injunction request

Tilray to invest CA$30 million to create one of Canada’s largest cannabis facilities

Mainers won’t be selling recreational pot by February deadline

 

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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 154 – Smarter Approaches to Marijuana Plays Dumb

Taylor West, Aaron Houston, and first time guest Scott Cecil of SSDP join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest dumb move by Project SAM and the surprisingly good advice being given out by the Canadian government on how to best consume marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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      you can download episode 141 of Marijuana Today here.

Published: July 12, 2017

Length: 01:12:27

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

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

http://www.mynews13.com/content/news/cfnews13/news/article.html/content/news/articles/cfn/2017/7/5/john_morgan_to_file_.html

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