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May 2021
Episode 359

No Marijuana for Mississippi

Dr. Jahan Marcu, Heather Sullivan, and Paul Rosen join host Ben Larson to talk about the rejection of medical marijuana legalization by the Mississippi Supreme Court, the merger of Tilray and Aphria as well as other large cannabis acquisitions, as well as the current state of legal hemp and delta-8 THC. Produced by Shea Gunther….

May 2021
Episode 60

Safe Access to Medical Marijuana with Michelle Walker

Michelle Walker, patient advocate and director at Mothers Advocating Medical Marijuana for Autism, speaks with host Jordan Wellington about her journey as a cannabis activist and the work she’s done to change medical cannabis policy for the better in Colorado, Texas, and on the national level. Produced by Shea Gunther.

2 Texas and 1 US flags waving in the wind
Feb 2023
Episode 432

FDA tells Congress to act on Hemp

Host Brian Adams, first time guest Robin Petty and Heather Sullivan breakdown the FDA’s position on hemp, New York’s 2nd adult use dispensary and the challenges of functioning in the strongly prohibitionist state of Texas.

Jan 2023
Episode 431

New Year, New Focus

Co-hosts Ben Larson and Heather Sullivan ring in 2023 with a renewed focus on state level cannabis legalization. Join us for a peek at the recent adult use statute language proposed in Minnesota, and a our thoughts on the launch of adult use sales in Connecticut and New York.

Interior shot of older prison with cells and fencing. Credit: Reading Tom/Flickr
Dec 2022
Episode 430

Closing out 2022 without SAFE

Host Brian Adams discusses marijuana pardons and expungement, SAFE Banking and holiday wish lists with guests Heather Sullivan and first-time guest, Khadijah Tribble, the Executive Director of the US Cannabis Council. Produced by Heather Sullivan.

An old and rusty safe sits in an outdoor concrete courtyard open to the sky. The safe's two doors are open with the left-most door fully out, showing an empty safe. The ground is fringed by narrow borders of overgrown grass. Photo: Paul Keller/Flickr
Dec 2022
Episode 429

SAFE Banking Gets Held Up

Kieran Ringgenberg and Matt Walter speak with founder Heather Sullivan about the progress seen by the SAFE Banking Act, what federal legalization could look like, and the latest developments in New York’s emerging market. Produced by Heather Sullivan.

A single marijuana fan leaf is held up to the camera against a featureless white background. The leaf's seven green lobes sit mostly symmetrically on the stem. Credit: Elsa Olofsson/Flickr
Nov 2022
Episode 427

We’re Thankful for Blazed & Enthused

We took a little break to eat turkey and be thankful and are lucky to have an episode of Blazed & Enthused as a fill-in, featuring guest Bill Williams, Jr speaking with host Brian Adams. Produced by Heather Sullivan.