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Episode 219 – Utah Strikes a Cannabis Deal

Dan Goldman and Kris Krane joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest developments in Utah as that states rushes towards a medical marijuana ballot measure as well as checking in on how things are going for adult use legalization in Massachusetts. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Cresco Labs closes $100 million raise, draws institutional investors to cannabis industry | Marijuana Business Daily

WA tells marijuana edibles makers to end output of gummies, hard candies | Marijuana Business Daily

IHeartMedia to invest up to $10 million in marijuana publisher High Times | Marijuana Business Daily

 

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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 192 – The Industry Gets Boehned

Alex Kreit and Aaron Houston joins host Dan Goldman to talk about the recent support announced for legalizing medical marijuana by former Republican Speaker of The House John Boehner, as well as the Trump administration’s call for input on international drug control treaties. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Mitch McConnell Introduces Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp

Maine Senate joins House in passing recreational marijuana bill by veto-proof majority

While Weedmaps battles state, its executives seek cannabis distribution license in California

 

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Episode 184 – The New Drug Czar Inherits an Empty Suit

Betty Aldworth and Aaron Houston join host Kris Krane to talk about Trump’s proposed budget cuts for the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the appointment of a drug czar to lead the new reduced agency as well as the brief hold on Department of Justice nominees placed by Republican Senator Cory Gardner over the rescinding of the Cole Memo. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Senate deal to vote on pot bill on June 7 means no actual sales before August | CTV News

Canadian Health Insurer Announces Groundbreaking Medical Cannabis Plan | Leafly

LA’s Cannabis Office Is Woefully Understaffed, Chief Says | Leafly


 

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Episode 164 – One Hitters Hit the Mic

First timers and drug reform activists Stacia Cosner, Lauren Padgett, Darrell Rogers, and Jake Berg join host Kris Krane to talk about the challenges of implementing adult use marijuana at the local level and to take a deep dive into the history of the One Hitters, the drug reform softball team that’s been competing in Washington, DC’s Congressional Softball League for well over a decade now. This story is deeper than just a tale about a recreational softball team. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 


News:

California Unveils Temporary Licenses to Allow Early 2018 Retail Sales

Court: Roadside drunken driving tests not valid for pot

• Chart: Medical marijuana patient counts keep rising in Canada

• Historic (2007): Pro-pot sluggers dominating congressional softball league

• Historic (2007): They can take the heat

Historic (2011): Narcs Decline Opportunity To Play Softball Against Druggies In Congressional Softball League

• Historic (2014): DEA Leader Fumes About White House Playing Softball With Marijuana Legalizers 

 

Episode 129 – Uncertain Times In Potland

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Adam Smith and Aaron Houston join guest host Dan Goldman to talk about the latest developments in Trump world, the ongoing MJ Freeway service outage, and the jump by Colorado’s top pot regulator to the private sector. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: January 16, 2017

Length: 1:02:01

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Episode 128 – Ahead of the Sessions Storm

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Adam Smith joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about how the legal marijuana industry is and should be responding to the idea of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: January 9, 2017

Length: 27:43

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