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Episode 324 – Surveying the National Scene

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Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Schwazze backs out of deal to acquire marijuana R&D firm MedPharm | Marijuana Business Daily

Maryland picks more companies to grow, process medical cannabis | Baltimore Sun

Virginia Lawmakers Send New Marijuana Bills To Governor’s Desk | Marijuana Moment

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Episode 291 – The Struggles of Raising Marijuana Capital

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Jane West and first time guest Hope Wiseman join host Shanita Penny to talk about how things are going for newly legal adult use sales in Illinois, the struggles of raising capital in the legal marijuana industry, and the proposed bill in Massachusetts to regulate agreements between marijuana companies and the towns they hope to locate within. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Aurora announces CEO Booth’s departure, layoffs and up to CA$1 billion in writedowns | Marijuana Business Daily

Another Vermont House Committee OKs Bill To Legalize Marijuana Sales | Marijuana Moment

Nearly $40 Million Of Marijuana Sold During Illinois’s First Month Of Legal Sales | Marijuana Moment

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Episode 290 – California and Missouri Face Off

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Mike Liszewski and Jahan Marcu join host Shanita Penny to talk about the latest cannabis developments in California, Missouri, and the northeast as well as about a new discovery of a more potent form of THC. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
MedMen CEO Adam Bierman Is Out | Green Market Report

Vermont Committee Unanimously Approves Bill To Legalize Marijuana Sales | Marijuana Moment

After hearing, THC concentrates bill stalls in Washington legislature | Leafly

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Hundreds wait in line for first day of legalized recreational marijuana sales (Detroit Free Press)

// Federal Agency Adopts Policy Letting People With Drug Convictions Work At Credit Unions (Marijuana Moment)

// Charges stand in case of shipment from Vermont hemp farm seized by NYPD (Burlington Free Press)


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// Top Drug Treatment Providers Push UK Government To Consider Decriminalization (Marijuana Moment)

// Arkansas may revoke retailers’ inactive medical pot licenses (CT Post (AP))

// Shoppers Drug Mart medical cannabis portal goes national (Winnipeg Free Press)

// SOL Global Reports $51 Million Loss (Green Market Report)

// Could Life Insurance Go Up in Smoke for Some Vapers? (New York Times (Reuters))

// Is the vape scare affecting the cannabis market? (Leafly)

// Canadian islanders angry over US mail searches (BBC News)


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Episode 180 – Vermont Goes First!

Andrew Livingston joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest big move by Vermont to legalize adult use through the legislative process as well as catching up on the latest moves by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Produced by Shea Gunther.

 

News & Links:

Scott signs pot legalization bill | WCAX 3 CBS

BMO marks first foray by a major Canadian bank in marijuana sector with $175M deal | Financial Post

Legalization panel makes concession, votes to delay social cannabis clubs until 2023 | Portland Press Herald

• Check out this handy guide put together by regular Andrew Livingston showing all known statements on cannabis policy put out by US Attorneys.


 

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Episode 153 – Diversity For The Win

Andrew Livingston, Shaleen Title, and Tom Angell join host Kris Krane to talk about the latest situations in Massachusetts and Vermont as well as the vital role diversity played in Pennsylvania’s recent license awarding process. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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      you can download episode 141 of Marijuana Today here.

Published: June 27, 2017

Length: 01:29:42

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https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/alaska/articles/2017-06-25/marijuana-board-to-revisit-on-site-consumption-in-july

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Episode 149 – Vermont (Almost) Makes History

Dan Goldman and Taylor West join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about Vermont Governor Phil Scott’s veto of adult use legislation and the recently imposed hold-up of the Maryland medical marijuana market. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 30, 2017

Length: 00:59:53

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News links:

https://www.leafly.com/news/industry/santee-sioux-trial-verdict-cannabis-consultant-not-guilty-charges

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-duterte-drug-war-call_us_5924a046e4b0650cc01fd23c?k2a&ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009

https://www.massroots.com/news/in-reversal-trump-funds-drug-czars-office

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Episode 147- Sessions Redeclares War

Producer Shea Gunther settles into the hosting chair for the first time and talks to Dan Goldman and Adam Smith about Attorney General Sessions’ newly ramped-up war on drugs, Vermont’s passage of legislative legalization, and the big money being raised (and deployed from) Canada. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 16, 2017

Length: 01:06:06

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you can download episode 143 of Marijuana Today here.

News links:

Jeff Sessions Rolls Back Obama-Era Drug Sentencing Reforms

Marijuana Legalization Heads To Vermont Governor

Aphria Closes Upsized $86mm Equity Sale, the Largest Capital Raise in Canada to Date

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Episode 140 – As The Philippines Executes Their Drug War

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Adam Smith, Andrew Livingston, and David Borden from StopTheDrugWar.org join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about possible legalization in Vermont, the merits of a non-commercial legalization system, and what is happening with the murderous drug war being carried out in the Philippines. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: March 28, 2017

Length: 01:15:34

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Episode 94 – What’s Up In Vermont?

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Kris Krane and Tom Angell join host Kris Lotlikar to talk about what went wrong with Vermont’s legislative bid to legalize marijuana as well as a new legal challenge to the medical marijuana industry. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: May 16, 2016

Length: 1:06:19

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