A close-up rendering of the Mandelbrot Set reveals a dancing outburst of yellow structures- not unlike spiraled seahorses- set against a misty blue-green background. There is a black Mandelbrot bubble in the middle with a smaller one farther up the picture- both hugged by an infection of red.

Episode 336 – Ben and Shea Wrap Up the Year

Producer Shea Gunther joins host Ben Larson to discuss the work that goes into producing Marijuana Today; his history in media, technology, and the industry; and that one twirly frisbee video he once filmed out on a lake in Maine. Produced by Shea Gunther. Photo: Master Phillip/Flickr

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Episode 335 – 2020 Holiday Special

Guest Maha Haq joins host Heather Sullivan to talk about all the legal marijuana products they’ve enjoyed giving as gifts for the holidays. Produced by Shea Gunther. Bloom Farms CBD – www.bloomfarmscbd.com • Dream 5:1 CBD/CBN Tincture Canbiance – www.instagram.com/canbiance • Mood Study Gummies–Fenix CBD – www.tryfenix.com “FRESH Crushed Buds” Premium Pre-RollSour Space Candy CBD […]

The White House in Washington, DC is seen close up- with the front of the building- lit during either early dawn or late dusk- filling the frame. The water fountain in front has a plume of conical water shooting up and a rippling American flag waves from a pole in the center of the building. the sky behind is a light purple blue.

Episode 334 – Biden Our Time

News & Links:• Colorado retail cannabis sales already eclipsing record-setting 2019 | Marijuana Business Daily • Exclusive: Cannabis Review Site Weedmaps Nears $1.5 Billion Deal to Go Public – Sources | U.S. News & World Report • Canopy Growth shuttering facilities across Canada, abandons outdoor marijuana cultivation | Marijuana Business Daily Photo: Tom Lohdan/Flickr

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Episode 333 – The MORE Act Takes The House!

Jermey Berke and Kieran Ringgenberg join host Ben Larson to talk about the rescheduling of marijuana by the United Nations and the passage of the MORE Act by the U.S. House of Representatives. Produced by Shea Gunther. News & Links:• Murphy, NJ Lawmakers Say They Reached Deal on Marijuana Bill | NBC Philadelphia • Green […]

A dark-toned photograph shows a mature cannabis plant just starting to show a flowered-top. The photo appears to be taken at night with the plant lit by overhead illumination- the background of the photo is cast in darkness.

Episode 331 – The Momentum Builds

Taylor West and first-time guest Anne Donohoe joins host Ben Larson to talk about the growing momentum behind progressive cannabis reform, as marijuana-related ballot measures swept the recent elections; the recent robust earners reports from various legal marijuana MSOs; and a check-in on the year 2020 with an eye on 2021. Produced by Shea Gunther. […]

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Episode 330 – Thorns and Roses

Kris Krane joins host Heather Sullivan to parse the good and bad, or the thorn and rose, of the recent 2020 U.S. elections, where marijuana legalization ballot measures won in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, Mississippi, and South Dakota. Produced by Shea Gunther. News & Links: No news- back next week with headlines. Photo: Elsa Olofsson/Flickr

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Episode 329 – Drugs Just Won the War on Drugs

Taylor West, Betty Aldworth, Andrew Livingston, and Mike Liszewski join host Kris Krane to talk about the recent election results, including how marijuana and drug policy reform rippled out across the nation, with a look at legalization ballot measures in South Dakota, Oregon, New Jersey, Montana, Arizona, and Mississippi. Produced by Shea Gunther. News & […]

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Episode 328 – On Elections’ Eve

First time guests Alex Halperin and Donnell Alexander of WeedWeek join host Ben Larson to talk about this week’s elections, including a dive into national races as well as state-by-state coverage and predictions for New Jersey, Montana, Arizona, and South Dakota. Produced by Shea Gunther. News & Links: No news- back in a couple of […]

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Episode 327 – Maine’s Overdue Flip to Adult Use

Mike Liszewski and Ben Larson join host Heather Sullivan to talk about the newly launched adult use program in Maine, the evolution of legal cannabis brands and products, and a shift in how a historically-conservative medical association views medical cannabis. Produced by Shea Gunther. News & Links:• Montana high court tosses challenge to adult-use marijuana […]