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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 161 – Marijuana Today Goes Daily For A Week

It’s the first week of our two-week end-of-the-summer hiatus! With half of our crew in the desert, and the rest otherwise indisposed, we’re playing an episode of our daily podcast “Marijuana Today Daily’ this week. Hosted and produced by Shea Gunther.

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

 

Photo: John Vetterli/Flickr

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.

Photo: TechCrunch/Flickr

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.

If the audio player does not show up above,

      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/

Photo: CabecaUno/Flickr

 

 

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.

If the audio player does not show up above,

      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

Photo: Fortune/420

 

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.

If the audio player does not show up above,

      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

Photo: Max/Flickr

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.

If the audio player does not show up above,

      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

Photo: CasinoConnection/Flickr

 

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.

If the audio player does not show up above,

      you can download episode 141 of Marijuana Today here.

Published: June 27, 2017

Length: 01:29:42

https://mjbizdaily.com/another-security-breach-mj-freeway/

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

Photo: Fortune420/Flickr

 

Episode 152 – Jeff Sessions, Massachusetts, and the RICO Act Walk Into a Bar

Kris Krane, Alex Kreit, and Aaron Houston join host Dan Goldman to talk about Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the latest developments in Massachusetts, and the potential dangers of the RICO Act to the industry. Produced by Shea Gunther.

If the audio player does not show up above,

      you can download episode 141 of Marijuana Today here.

Published: June 19, 2017

Length: 01:13:11

http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/wolf-responds-to-sessions-request-to-remove-legal-protections-for/article_feba1532-51e2-11e7-b82e-5795a69b717d.html

https://mjbizdaily.com/lawyer-expects-court-decision-cannabis-tax-law-280e-end-year/

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/science-calls-out-jeff-sessions-on-medical-marijuana-and-the-historic-drug-epidemic/

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