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Episode 240 – Obama’s Late To The Game

Dan Goldman and Adam Smith join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about newly released stats on legal cannabis from Canada as well as recent comments made by President Obama about the need for young people to get active in fighting the war on drugs. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Tilray to Acquire Hemp Food Company Manitoba Harvest for up to C$419 Million | New Cannabis Ventures

Report: Largest marijuana firms already control most of Canada’s regulated adult-use market | Marijuana Business Daily

Legislative committee endorses bill to allow sale of CBD edibles in Maine | Portland Press Herald

Episode 239 – Banking on Cannabis Export

Adam Smith and Mike Liszewski join host Dan Goldman to talk about the latest hearings on marijuana banking held by the U.S. House of Representatives as well as the future of legal commercial cannabis export out of Oregon. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Pennsylvanians shelled out $132 million for medical marijuana in first year | McCall

Marijuana delivery: How Mass. may try to help those hurt by war on drugs | Boston Globe

Study: Marijuana Policies Not Increasing Teen Use | U.S. News & World Report

Photo: Pacific Southwest Region 5/Flickr

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

Photo: Juan Manuel Fluxà/Flickr

Episode 236 – Trump Ends His Shutdown

Kris Krane and Andrew Livingston join first-time host Scott Cecil to talk about how the end of the Trump Shutdown will affect legal cannabis, the current status if state-level legalization efforts, and the arrest of bigot and alleged traitor Roger Stone, who also happens to be pro-cannabis. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Photo: Diego Cambiaso/Flickr

Episode 235 – The State Embrace of Legal Marijuana

Taylor West and Alex Kreit join host Dan Goldman to talk about the flurry of state governor’s coming out in favor of legalization, the new world of legal industrial hemp, and more. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Photo: Darron Birgenheier/Flickr

Episode 234 – Tell Your Children Alex Berenson is Wrong

Betty Aldworth and Jahan Marcu join host Dan Goldman to talk about the latest piece of Reefer Madness propaganda zipping around the mediasphere as well as the newly re-formed Congressional Cannabis Caucus. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Photo: Giuseppe Milo/Flickr

Episode 232 – Marijuana Today Rings in The New Year!

Adam Smith, Kris Krane, Andrew Livingston, Betty Aldworth, Scott Cecil, and Shania Penny join host Kris Lotlikar for this special Finishing Moves-only end-of-the-year episode! Produced by Shea Gunther.

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Episode 231 – MJToday at the Cannabis Media Summit

In this special episode of Marijuana Today, host Shea Gunther is joined by regular Taylor West and our friends Bruce Barcott and Seth Adler, both podcasters with Leafly’s Roll-Up and the Cannabis Economy, respectively. We talked about the intersection of legal marijuana, business, media, and podcasting. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Photo: Brian Shamblen/Flickr

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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