A top-down view of marijuana growing- the cannabis is mature but not yet fulled budded, with white hairs just starting to show in the center of the plant. Sunlight speckles the vibrantly green marijuana.
Mar 2022
Episode 401

Mega Mergers in Cannabis

Andrea Brooks, Max Simon, and Sirita Wright joins host Kris Krane to talk about the massive merger recently announced between MSO giants Cresco and Columbia Care and the upcoming vote in the U.S. House to deschedule marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Betty Aldworth stands to the right of Heather Sullivan as they both pose in front of the U.S. Capitol Building.
Mar 2022
Episode 400

The Heather and Betty Show

Betty Aldworth joins host Heather Sullivan to talk about how they got into drug reform activism, what drives their work these days, and the unique challenges of being a woman in legal marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.

A cluster of three marijuana buds sits on a black jar top against a blurred orange background.
Mar 2022
Episode 399

Marijuana Testing Standards

Jahan Marcu and first-time guest Tom Haren joins host Brian Adams to talk about the latest in cannabis and hemp testing lab standards, New York state’s adult use social equity program, and the international conflict involving Russia, marijuana, and American athlete Brittney Griner. Produced by Shea Gunther.

The U.S. Capitol Dome is seen through a framing of unlit tree branches and bushes. The photo is taken either just as dusk or dawn is breaking and the sky is dark blue.
Mar 2022
Episode 398

More of the Same for Legalization

First-time guest Francesca DeMauro joins host Ben Larson to talk about the progress, or lack-thereof, of legalization at the federal level; the latest news out of the states; and a look ahead for what kinds of market movements and contractions we could see in the North American cannabis market in the next two years. Produced…

Two well-trimmed marijuana buds sit in a small shallow glass gar on a blurred green tabletop. The jar's top sits in the background- also blurred due to a narrow depth-of-field.
Feb 2022
Episode 397

What Happened to Medical Marijuana!?

Mike Liszewski, Matt Walter, and Sirita Wright join host Lewis Goldberg to talk about the slow-moving roll out of legal marijuana in New Jersey, the failure of marijuana legalization at the federal level, and the devolution of medical marijuana around the country. Produced by Shea Gunther.

A unbranded vape pen is being held up to the camera at a 45 degree angle to the left, a caucasian hand can just barely be seen holding it up in front of the light green background.
Feb 2022
Episode 396

Recalling Vapes

Betty Aldworth and Dr. Jahan Marcu joins host Heather Sullivan to talk about the latest vaporize recall in Pennsylvania, the science of vape additives, and the first set of draft rules released in Oregon governing the therapeutic use of psilocybin. Produced by Shea Gunther.