Dec 2018
Episode 230

Victory for Hemp!

Adam Smith joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the newly passed legalization of industrial hemp, the criminal justice reform bill, and Trump’s new pick as Chief-of-Staff. Produced by Shea Gunther. News & Links: • Trudeau says cannabis shortage likely to be resolved within a year | Global News • New Zealand passes laws to…

Oct 2018
Episode 219

Utah Strikes a Cannabis Deal

Dan Goldman and Kris Krane joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about the latest developments in Utah as that states rushes towards a medical marijuana ballot measure as well as checking in on how things are going for adult use legalization in Massachusetts. Produced by Shea Gunther.   News & Links: • Cresco Labs closes…

Sep 2018
Episode 214

Trump’s Secret Affair

Dan Goldman and Andrew Livingston joins host Kris Lotlikar to talk about secret work conducted by the White House Marijuana Policy Coordination Committee as well as the latest developments out of New Jersey. Produced by Shea Gunther.   News & Links: • 146 Apply for 6 New Jersey Marijuana Dispensary Licenses | Marijuana.com • Massachusetts…

Apr 2018
Episode 192

The Industry Gets Boehned

Alex Kreit and Aaron Houston joins host Dan Goldman to talk about the recent support announced for legalizing medical marijuana by former Republican Speaker of The House John Boehner, as well as the Trump administration’s call for input on international drug control treaties. Produced by Shea Gunther.   News & Links: • Mitch McConnell Introduces…

Feb 2018
Episode 184

The New Drug Czar Inherits an Empty Suit

Betty Aldworth and Aaron Houston join host Kris Krane to talk about Trump’s proposed budget cuts for the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the appointment of a drug czar to lead the new reduced agency as well as the brief hold on Department of Justice nominees placed by Republican Senator…

Sep 2017
Episode 164

One Hitters Hit the Mic

First timers and drug reform activists Stacia Cosner, Lauren Padgett, Darrell Rogers, and Jake Berg join host Kris Krane to talk about the challenges of implementing adult use marijuana at the local level and to take a deep dive into the history of the One Hitters, the drug reform softball team that’s been competing in…