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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 182 – Restoring A Little Justice In A Big Way

Dan Goldman, Alex Kreit, and Aaron Houston joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about recent moves in California to clear marijuana crimes from people’s records, the legacy of activist Dennis Peron, and President Trump’s State of the Union address. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Canadian Cannabis Companies Correct After Capital Raising Crescendo | Forbes

House Fails To Pass Short-Term Moratorium On Retail Marijuana Sales | Maine Public

Maine Employers Must Ignore Off-Work Marijuana Use, Cease Testing Applicants | Lexology


 

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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 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 105 – There’s Something In The Water

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Dan Goldman joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about how medical marijuana is affecting health care spending and how one little Colorado town flipped its collective lid over a false positive test for THC in their drinking water. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: August 1, 2016

Length: 0:53:35

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