A dark green marijuana bud grows up to the right corner of frame. Though not ready to harvest yet, it does show the start of thick white hairs and is set against a blurred background of other cannabis plants.

Episode 355 – The Bigification of 4/20

Anne Donahoe and Paul Rosen join host Ben Larson to talk about the ever-growing size and scope of the 4/20 holiday, the progress in Congress on the SAFE Banking Act, and what the tipping point for federal legalization could be. Produced by Shea Gunther. Photo: Charlon/Flickr

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Episode 354 – America Approves! (of Legal Marijuana)

Jeremy Berke and Natalie Fertig join host Kris Krane to talk about the growing acceptance of adult use marijuana in America, the advancement of cannabis legalization in the states, and the historic and cultural importance of this week’s 4/20 holiday. Produced by Shea Gunther. This episode was brought to you by the generous support of […]

New York City is seen from a high vantage point in a building. The Empire State Building is off to the left and lit up brightly with green light. The sky is giving over to dusk and the slivered moon is small above the horizon. The one visible city street is streaked with white and red time-lapsed car lights.

Episode 353 – As Prohibition Just Crumbles Away

Kris Krane, Mike Liszewski, and Jahan Marcu join host Ben Larson to talk about the legalization of adult use marijuana in New York, the new cannabis coalition formed by Snoop Dogg and billionaire Charles Koch, as well as the rise of Delta-8 THC products. Produced by Shea Gunther. This episode was brought to you by […]

Seven pre-rolled marijuana joints in natural-tan papers sit on a mottled white table- three of the joints are elevated above the other four on a stylish black paper box- all are set against a blurred background of an orange-red box with the bottom of un-readable black text centered upon.

Episode 352 – How Goes Maine and Nevada

First-time guests Amanda Connor and Hannah E. King join host Heather Sullivan to talk about the current state of affairs in Maine and Nevada’s legal cannabis markets as well as the journey they both took to becoming lawyers active in the legal marijuana industry. Produced by Shea Gunther.Check out Connor & Connor of Las Vegas, […]

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Episode 351 – New York, New York!

Mike Liszewski and Andrea Brooks join host Kris Krane to talk about the legalization of adult use marijuana in New York state and the recent firing of five staffers for marijuana use by the Biden Administration. Produced by Shea Gunther. News:• New Mexico GOP Senator Circulates Draft Marijuana Bill Ahead Of This Week’s Special Session […]

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Episode 350 – Marijuana Women

Betty Aldworth and Anne Donohoe join host Heather Sullivan to talk about the recent re-introduction of the SAFE Banking Act, the firing of five White House staffers for marijuana use, and some of the issues women face in the legal marijuana industry. Produced by Shea Gunther. News:• New Mexico Governor Plans Special Session On Marijuana […]

A maturing marijuana plant grows and reaches up to the upper right corner of frame. The green buds are a lighter yellow and shade of green than the darker leaves and there is a blurry background of other plants seen behind.

Episode 349 – Serious About Social Equity

Kieran Ringgenberg, Amber Senter, and first-timer Emily Paxhia join host Ben Larson to talk about how various marijuana social equity programs are working, the general lack of investment for Black entrepreneurs, and what is being done (and not done) by celebrities and political leaders to change things for the better. Produced by Shea Gunther. News:• […]

A mature- but unbudding- marijuana plant is seen against a soft blurred background of similar plants. The very inside of the plants is a brighter green than the darker older growth.

Episode 348 – The Fear of Homegrow

Jeremy Berke and first-time-guest Natalie Fertig join host Ben Larson to talk about the Biden Administration’s approach to marijuana policy reform, the difficulties in building quality social equity programs, and the apparent aversion by state lawmakers to allowing for homegrow. Produced by Shea Gunther. Back with news next week! Photo: Lindsay Fox/Flickr

A bright dark-green mature marijuana leaf fills the frame against a blurred background that appears to be outdoors. The single fan leaf sits backed by a few fellow leaves and is white with centered veins.

Episode 347 – Women in Cannabis

First-time guests Rosie Mattio and Andrea Brooks join host Ben Larson to talk about the recent comments made by the IRS on cannabis banking and how marijuana businesses pay their taxes, the growth of women in cannabis, and what it takes to build a great brand in legal marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther. News & […]