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Episode 237 – The Very Long History of Medical Marijuana

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.

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Episode 236 – Trump Ends His Shutdown

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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Episode 230 – Victory for Hemp!

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

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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 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 195 – Old Opponents Continue to Flip

Dan Goldman and Andrew Livingston join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the legality of hemp and CBD products as well as the newly found activist spirit shown by California Senator Dianne Feinstein, who recently reversed her long-standing position against marijuana legalization. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Missouri Groups Deliver Signatures For Medical Marijuana Ballot Measures | Marijuana Moment

Colorado lawmakers approve bill for cannabis tasting rooms | Marijuana Business Daily

Recreational marijuana is now legal in Maine – sort of. Now the state has to write the rules. | Central Maine

 

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Episode 194 – The Beginning of the End?

Dan Goldman and Taylor West join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about President Trump’s support of marijuana descheduling as well as the larger phenomenon of mainstream politicians evolving to favor legalization. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Michigan voters will decide on marijuana legalization | The Hill

Mitch McConnell Aims To Attach Hemp Legalization To Farm Bill | Forbes

LePage vetoes bill to launch recreational marijuana marketplace | Portland Press Herald

 

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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 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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