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Episode 304 – Marijuana’s Evolution in the World of Sport

A close up photo shows a well-used leather football emblazoned with the NFL logo on it sitting laces up on an equally used green grassy field- sitting just shy of a white painted line marker.

First time guests Alan Brochstein and Josh Altman join host Lewis Goldberg to talk about the ever-evolving relationship between professional sports and cannabis as well as calls from federal lawmakers to legalize marijuana during the coronavirus pandemic as a way to generate tax revenue. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
MedMen temporarily closes most Florida stores | Florida Politics

Constellation Brands Injects C$245 Million Into Canopy Growth by Exercising Expiring Warrants | New Cannabis Ventures

Nebraska Medical Marijuana Campaign’s New Signature Strategy Involves Masks And Disposable Pens | Marijuana Moment

Photo: Parker Anderson/Flickr

Episode 300 – Cannabis and the Coronavirus

A large bright piece of graffiti covers a gritty concrete wall with the word 'CORONAVIRUS'.

First-time guests Debra Borchardt and Kim Kovacs join first-time host Lewis Goldberg to talk about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and its effects on legal marijuana sales, as well as the move by Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker to close adult use shops in his state and the recent proclamations by former NFL player Kyler Turley that CBD can cure coronavirus (it definitely can’t). Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Ontario cannabis stores to close after removal from ‘essential’ list | Marijuana Business Daily

Weed Prices in France Nearly Double as Supplies Dry Up Due to COVID-19 | Merry Jane

Illinois Stores Sold Nearly $36 Million Worth Of Recreational Marijuana In March, Despite Coronavirus | Marijuana Moment

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Photo: Duncan C/Flickr

Episode 297 – Stay The F@*$ Home

A round empty retail display case fills the frame centered in a grocery store as a shopper is seen on both sides during the coronavirus pandemic. Bright fluorescent lights illuminate the scene of panicked scarcity.

Adam Smith, Taylor West, and Jimi Devine join host Dan Goldman to talk about the Democratic presidential primary, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and the latest developments in marijuana policy for NFL players. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:

No news this week. #StayTheFuckHome.

Photo: Studio Incedo/Flickr

Episode 287 – Cleveland Browns Fandom as a Qualifying Condition?

The back of a Cincinnati Bengals football player is seen close up as the player looks away from the camera with a blurry green grassy background.

Taylor West and Alex Kreit join host Dan Goldman to talk about the progress in Washington, DC of the MORE Act, which would legalize marijuana, as well as the trouble legal hemp is introducing in some states and a tongue-in-cheek request in Ohio to make being a fan of certain NFL teams a medical marijuana qualifying condition. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
California Governor Proposes Changes To Marijuana Regulations And Taxes | Marijuana Moment • New York Governor Renews Call For Marijuana Legalization In State Of The State Address | Marijuana Moment • Cannabis captures beer market share in first year of Canadian legalization | Marijuana Business Daily

Photo: Nathan Rupert/Flickr

Photo: Nathan Rupert/Flickr

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