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Episode 193 – Trump’s Cannabis Flip

Adam Smith, Scott Cecil, and Jane West join host Dan Goldman to talk about the history and significance of 420 and 4/20 rallies and events, as well as the assurances President Trump gave protecting state legal marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Schumer introduces measure to decriminalize marijuana

House GOP Blocks Another Marijuana Amendment

Happy 4/20? How marijuana legalization is ruining the unofficial stoner holiday.

 

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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 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 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 177 – A Look Back at 2017

Hosts Kris Lotlikar, Kris Krane, and Dan Goldman talk about the biggest legal marijuana industry stories of 2017 and look ahead to what the New Year holds. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Jeff Sessions Leaves the Cole Memo Intact, For Now | Leafly

Rob Kampia Leaves Marijuana Policy Project | Marijuana Moment

CDC releases grim new opioid overdose figures: ‘We’re talking about more than an exponential increase’ | Washington Post


 

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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.

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      you can download episode 141 of Marijuana Today here.

Published: June 19, 2017

Length: 01:13:11

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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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Episode 141 – The Legislative Race to Legalize

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Betty Aldworth, Andrew Livingston, and Sam Tracy join host Kris Krane to talk about the race to legislatively legalize marijuana, the appointment of a new head of the ONDCP, and how the recent Students for Sensible Drug Policy National Conference went. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: April 3, 2017

Length: 01:40:36

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Episode 139 – Another Session on Sessions

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Dan Goldman and Alex Kreit join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest comments from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and how Big Alcohol might be affected by legal marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: March 21, 2017

Length: 57:36

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News Sponsor: Om of Medicine, the most unique marijuana dispensary this side of Ann, Arbor, Michigan.

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Episode 130 – Episode One of the Trump Presidency

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Tom Angell and Alex Kreit join guest host Kris Krane to talk about the inauguration of President Donald Trump and how a Trump administration might handle the spreading legalization of marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: January 24, 2017

Length: 1:13:44

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      you can download episode 130 of Marijuana Today here
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Headlines Sponsor: New Frontierthe leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry.You can find them on Facebook and Twitter.

News Sponsor: Om of Medicine, the most unique marijuana dispensary this side of Ann, Arbor, Michigan.

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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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      you can download episode 129 of Marijuana Today here
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Headlines Sponsor: New Frontierthe leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry.You can find them on Facebook and Twitter.

News Sponsor: Om of Medicine, the most unique marijuana dispensary this side of Ann, Arbor, Michigan.

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