A close-up photo of a marijuana bud fills the frame. The hairs of the cannabis flower are white and covered with small balls of all-white marijuana resin.
Jun 2022
Episode 409

The Bibliometrics of Cannabis Research

Guest Dr. Jahan Marcu speaks with host Heather Sullivan about a recent bibliometric study on cannabis finding an increase in legal marijuana research as well as the science behind a recent appeals court ruling making Delta 8 THC legal. Produced by Shea Gunther.

What appears to be a woman's hands holds a dropped bottle up to the camera- with the dropper out of the bottle and filled with a golden yellow liquid. The logo of the company NuLeaf can barely been seen on the bottle due to the limited depth of field.
May 2022
Episode 408

Delta 8 Goes Legal

Guests Kris Krane and Heather Sullivan speak with host Ben Larson about the recent court ruling finding that Delta 8 THC is legal, the vetoing of legal cannabis by the governor of Delaware, the embrace of legalization by Rhode Island, and a check-in on post-legalization life in New York . Produced by Shea Gunther.

Two images of people sit side-by-side. Shea Gunther is on the left and Lewis Goldberg is on the right. Shea is wearing a fur winter hat and appears to be backpacking outside in a snowy woods while Lewis is sitting somewhere more tropical and is looking at the lens with mirrored sunglasses on a beach chair.
May 2022
Episode 407

The Shea and Lewis Show

Host Lewis Goldberg and producer Shea Gunther carve out an hour to talk about their origins in the industry, their thoughts on the development of legal psychedelics, and what it means to be happy with your work. Produced by Shea Gunther.

A printed white protest sign reading "ON STRIKE FOR LIVING WAGES" is held by someone positioned high above a city street full of protestors below. The person is wearing a blue hat and is facing away from the camera while the protestors below all carry the same white sign- hundreds of them.
May 2022
Episode 406

The Union of Cannabis and Labor

Betty Aldworth and Jeremy Berke join host Heather Sullivan to talk about the state of unionization within the legal cannabis industry as well as the intersection of medical marijuana and cancer treatments. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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Apr 2022
Episode 405

The International Episode

First-time-guests Sysamone Phaphon, John Farrell, and Niklas Kouparanis join host Ben Larson to talk about what the world of legal cannabis looks like in the rest of the world. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Four identical tall green metallic cans sit closely to one another. The cans have a label reading "Cannabis energy drink" in white, with a mirrored black version underneath and the words "Hemp energy beverage" at the very bottom.
Apr 2022
Episode 403

The Ups and Downs of Infused Beverages

Andrea Brooks and Sirita Wright join host Ben Larson to talk about the rise and impacts of hemp-derived psychoactives, the growth and unique challenges of infused beverages, and the current tax landscape for legal marijuana. Produced by Shea Gunther.