An extremely close-up photo shows a growing marijuana leaf and bud festooned with tiny transparent resin balls. The hairs of the plant are white and the background is a softly out-of-focus cannabis plant.
Jul 2021
Episode 368

Schumer & Co. Push the CAOA

Taylor West and Jahan Marcu join host Heather Sullivan to talk about the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, recently introduced by its three main sponsors Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), as well as movement at the federal level on advancing medical research into the benefits…

Eleven marijuana pre-roll joints sit on a table of different-colored plants- ranging from golden wood tones to light tans and whites. The joints are lined up next to one another with their wider tips pointing to the top of frame.
Jul 2021
Episode 367

Are the Feds Ready for Legalization?

Heather Sullivan and first-time guest Brian Adams join host Ben Larson to talk about the just-announced federal legalization bill the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (or “CAOA”), introduced by Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). Produced by Shea Gunther. Photo: Marketeering Group/Flickr

A table is seen filled with birthday cards for a 7-year-old boy, including a Super Mario Bro. card as well as one with Dr. Who on it. There are dried yellow flowers and a pinecone arrangement behind the line of cards.
Jul 2021
Episode 366

Marijuana Today Turns Seven!

Founding regulars Betty Aldworth and Taylor West join host Kris Krane to talk about the recent unjust snubbing of 21-year-old sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson from the U.S. Olympic team after she failed a drug test for cannabis, as well diving into the past seven years that Marijuana Today has now been publishing. Produced by Shea Gunther….

Jul 2021
Episode 365

The Kris & Ben Show

In this special episode, hosts Kris Krane and Ben Larson interview each other and dive into their histories in legal cannabis and how they got started down their respective career paths. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Jun 2021
Episode 364

A Tribute to Steve Fox

Betty Aldworth, Andrew Livingston, Jordan Wellington, and Mason Tvert join host Kris Krane to talk about the life and legacy of our friend and activist Steve Fox, who passed away at the age of 53 in April. Produced by Shea Gunther. Photo: Nancy Lane/Boston Globe

Jun 2021
Episode 363

New York’s Big Marijuana Moves

Jeremy Berke joins host Ben Larson to talk about the rumored embrace of cannabis companies by the Toronto Stock Exchange, the substantial cannabis reform enacted in New York and the business opportunities soon to flow, and the latest news out of international cannabis. Produced by Shea Gunther. Photo: Elsa Olofsson/Flickr