Kris Krane and Heather Sullivan join host Shanita Penny to talk about the ongoing protests over racial injustice, the response to those protests and to racism in general by legal marijuana, and the language behind the idea of ‘defunding the police’. Produced by Shea Gunther.
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First time guests Amber Littlejohn and Gail Rand join host Shanita Penny to talk about the relaxation of rules in Washington State around cannabis industry workers bringing their children to work during pandemic shutdowns, the historic and ongoing silence by the cannabis industry on the issue of race and racism, and the new initiative ‘Inside Insight‘, which helps connect women entrepreneurs with more experienced women working within the industry who offer help and coaching. Produced by Shea Gunther.
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Betty Aldworth and first time guests Heather Sullivan and Ian Larson joins host Shea Gunther to talk about how the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is affecting legal marijuana business and activism as well as the protests surrounding the recent police murder of George Floyd. Produced by Shea Gunther.
Kris Krane joins host Lewis Goldberg to talk about the possibilities of passing cannabis legislation this year, the growing competition between Canadian cannabis companies and U.S. firms, and the very slow evolution of Joe Biden’s cannabis policy. Produced by Shea Gunther.
Andrew Livingston and first-time guest Sarah Gersten of the Last Prisoner Project join host Kris Krane to talk about the exclusion of legal marijuana businesses- even ancillary companies- from receiving federal relief from the coronavirus pandemic, as well a check-in on the Marijuana Primary, with Democratic candidate Joe Biden now lined up to battle Trump in November. Produced by Shea Gunther.
News & Links:
• Judge upholds Massachusetts ban on recreational cannabis sales | Leafly
• FDA Shifts Its Covid-19 Stance on Vaping, Smoking Impact | BNN Bloomberg
• Canopy Growth exits cannabis cultivation on three continents in major international pullback | Marijuana Business Daily
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Taylor West joins host Dan Goldman to talk about the recent call by the American Bar Association for states to be free to experiment with legal cannabis, a recent study suggesting a link for teens between vaping nicotine and cannabis, as well as the possibility of Anthony Scaramucci getting involved in the industry. Produced by Shea Gunther.
News & Links:
• ‘I feel lucky, for real’: How legalizing hemp accidentally helped marijuana suspects | NBC News
• Your marijuana delivery is here – now smile for the body cam | Boston Globe
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Dan Goldman and Kris Krane join host Kris Lotikar to talk about the history of medical marijuana and the latest testimony given on legal cannabis by Attorney General nominee William Barr. Produced by Shea Gunther.
Kris Krane and Andrew Livingston join first-time host Scott Cecil to talk about how the end of the Trump Shutdown will affect legal cannabis, the current status if state-level legalization efforts, and the arrest of bigot and alleged traitor Roger Stone, who also happens to be pro-cannabis. Produced by Shea Gunther.
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Dan Goldman, Scott Cecil, and Mike Liszewski join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the big stories of 2018 and the prospects for the industry in the year ahead. Produced by Shea Gunther.
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Adam Smith joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the newly passed legalization of industrial hemp, the criminal justice reform bill, and Trump’s new pick as Chief-of-Staff. Produced by Shea Gunther.
News & Links:
• Trudeau says cannabis shortage likely to be resolved within a year | Global News
• New Zealand passes laws to make medical marijuana widely available | The Guardian
• ‘Orderly crowd’ witnesses start of retail pot sales in Salem | Salem News