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Episode 354 – America Approves! (of Legal Marijuana)

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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.

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News:
Alabama Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill That Already Passed The Senate Heads To House Floor | Marijuana Moment

Minnesota Marijuana Legalization Bill Approved By Seventh House Committee | Marijuana Moment

Nine In Ten Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana For Recreational Or Medical Use, New Pew Poll Finds | Marijuana Moment



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Episode 350 – Marijuana Women

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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 As Legalization Bill Stalls On Final Stretch | Marijuana Moment

Same old Joe: Rebuffing staff who smoked pot fits Biden’s MO | MSN (Politico)

Marijuana Banking Reform Will Advance In The House Before Legalization, Congressman Says | Marijuana Moment




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Episode 347 – Women in Cannabis

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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 & Links:
Virginia Lawmakers Send Marijuana Legalization Bill To Governor’s Desk Just Hours Before Deadline | Marijuana Moment

New Mexico Lawmakers Will Work To Unify Conflicting Marijuana Proposals This Week Following House Passage | Marijuana Moment

Washington Supreme Court Strikes Down Criminalization Of Drug Possession | Marijuana Moment




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Episode 315 – Marijuana’s Really Big Deal

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Troy Dayton and Jahan Marcu join host Shanita Penny to talk about the coronavirus relief package in the works in Washington, DC and the marijuana provisions it should include, the recently closed deal between Curaleaf (our sponsor) and Grassroots, and the troubles that social equity programs have faced in getting up and running all over the nation. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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Episode 306 – Making Legal Marijuana Banking SAFE

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Betty Aldworth and Mike Liszewski join host Kris Krane to talk about the inclusion of cannabis banking provisions within the latest proposed coronavirus aid package in Congress, the use of the Paycheck Protection Program by certain marijuana firms, and how marijuana activist groups around the country are responding to pandemic shutdowns. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Michigan’s adult-use marijuana industry made $91 million in sales so far | Portland Press Herald

California governor delays proposed cannabis regulatory changes | Marijuana Business Daily

Most People In Recreational Marijuana States Believe Legalization Is A Success, Poll Finds | Marijuana Moment

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Episode 295 – Return of the SAFE Banking Act?

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Adam Smith and Mike Liszewski join host Kris Krane to talk about the possible resurrection of the SAFE Banking Act while also checking in on the latest Marijuana Primary with an update on the latest Democratic Presidential Candidate Debates. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Vermont House Approves Selling Weed — But Not Advertising It | Seven Days VT

USDA Announces Two Temporary Changes To Restrictive Hemp Rules | Marijuana Moment

MedMen Reports Revenue Of $44 Million, But A Net Loss Of $96 Million | Green Market Report

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Episode 272 – As Vape Bans Spread

Taylor West and Jahan Marcu join host Dan Goldman to talk about the ongoing health scare over the use of vaporizers, the recent passage of the SAFE Banking Act, as well as a plan to coordinate marijuana policy between New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
CDC reports majority of patients sickened in vape epidemic used marijuana vaporizer devices – many from illicit market | Marijuana Business Daily

Inslee directs Washington state health board to ban flavored vape products | Seattle Times

Journey of a Tainted Vape Cartridge: From China’s Labs to Your Lungs | Leafly

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Episode 271 – The SAFE Banking Act Goes to Washington

Betty Aldworth, Shanita Penny, and Mike Liszewski join host Kris Krane to talk about the progressive pushback on the SAFE Banking Act over its lack of social justice provisions, the prospects for legal marijuana dispensaries in downtown Chicago, as well as the fight by the city of Washington, DC to enact local cannabis legalization. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
200 cannabis stores approved by Calgary, more than BC, Ontario & Quebec combined | Marijuana Business Daily

Medical marijuana ‘POS’ software crashes, preventing sales to sick patients in Pennsylvania | Philadelphia Inquirer

Beto O’Rourke proposes ‘drug war justice grants’ for marijuana offenders | Politico

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Episode 255 – Making Marijuana Banking SAFE

Taylor West joins host Dan Goldman to talk about the latest developments for proposed marijuana banking bill the SAFE Act, a vote in Oakland to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms, and a study questioning the real impacts of driving after consuming cannabis. Produced by Shea Gunther.

News & Links:
Kroger joins growing number of CBD retailers in Michigan | Detroit News

Presidential Candidate Gillibrand Unveils Wide-Ranging Marijuana Legalization Plan | Marijuana Moment

New Jersey to greatly expand medical marijuana program with up to 108 new licenses | Marijuana Business Daily

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Episode 79 – Prediction Time

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Adam Smith and Taylor West join host Kris Lotlikar to make some predictions about what 2016 holds for marijuana and to talk about the cause of the housing and economic booms in Denver and Seattle. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Published: January 16, 2016

Length: 0:55:12

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