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Episode 274 – Is Moscow Mitch Learning to Love Cannabis?

Andrew Livingston joins host Dan Goldman to talk about Senator Moscow Mitch McConnell’s new love for industrial hemp; the raft of new studies showing that legal marijuana is good, mmmmkay; as well as the latest news in the ongoing vape health scare. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Rudy Giuliani’s Ukraine fixers indicted in US cannabis corruption scheme | Leafly

California’s Massive Power Shut-Off Is Jeopardizing the State’s Weed Industry | Merry Jane

Mexican Senate Leader Says Marijuana Will Be Legalized This Month | Marijuana Moment

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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

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Episode 225 – Marijuana’s 2018 Post-Election Analysis

Dan Goldman and Adam Smith join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about last week’s elections results. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Key Mexican Senator Introduces Bill To Legalize Marijuana Sales | Marijuana Moment

Marijuana Ballot Initiative Campaigns Raised $12.9 Million, Final Pre-Election Numbers Show | Marijuana Moment

Judge rules New Mexico’s medical marijuana plant limit is arbitrary | Marijuana Business Daily

 

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Episode 223 – Legalization Across the Borders

Andrew Livingston joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about legalization of marijuana in Mexico, an important recent win for cannabis in a Colorado court case, and the lack, yet again, of any kind of marijuana-related Halloween candy troubles. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Judge stops MI regulators from enforcing medical cannabis licensing deadline | Marijuana Business Daily

First Massachusetts retail marijuana shop could open in ‘next week or two,’ Cannabis Commission chairman says | Mass Live

Judge rules New Mexico’s medical marijuana plant limit is arbitrary | Marijuana Business Daily

 

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Episode 222 – Cannabis-Induced Election Fever

Taylor West joins host Dan Goldman to talk about the upcoming elections as well as how things are going for cannabis reform in countries that are not Canada or the United States. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Two in Three Americans Now Support Legalizing Marijuana |

Michigan marijuana arrests disproportionately hit blacks, men, young adults |

Quebec cannabis stores to close 3 days a week due to chronic shortages |

 

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Episode 220 – Canada’s Big Week

Dan Goldman joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the coming legalization of adult use marijuana in Canada as well as how things are looking in DC for political compromise over cannabis law reform. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Support for Cannabis Legalization Grows to 62% | Marijuana Business Daily

MedMen to Acquire PharmaCann for $682 Million in Stock | New Cannabis Ventures

It will likely be a ‘matter of years’ until cannabis cafes open in Massachusetts | Boston.com

 

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Episode 218 – Marijuana Arrests Go Up!?!

Adam Smith joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the rise in the number of marijuana- and drug-related arrests by the FBI and recent comments about cannabis from Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:
Ontario government to allow pot smoking wherever tobacco smoking allowed | CTV News

High Times Buys Dope, Leafly CEO Ousted | Green Market Report

Oklahoma has OK’d more than 1,000 medical marijuana businesses | Marijuana Business Daily

 

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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 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 125 – Marijuana Today Story Hour Debut

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Guest host Shea Gunther delivers the news that our regular show this week will be preempted by the debut of our new podcast series “Marijuana Today Story Hour”, where guest Aaron Houston tells a story of bipartisan cheer for the holiday season. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: December 19, 2016

Length: 18:00

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      you can download episode 124 of Marijuana Today here
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