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S03E28: She lobbies for policy change and education about hemp and marijuana

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 22:00
Featured guest: Samantha Walsh, CEO and co-founder of Tetra Public Affairs, a cannabis consulting firm. Talking about hemp education, CBD and marijuana industry matters.

Cannabist Show: She lobbies for policy change and education on hemp and marijuana

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 21:47
Featured guest: Samantha Walsh, CEO and co-founder of Tetra Public Affairs, a cannabis consulting firm. Talking about hemp education, CBD and marijuana industry matters.

Marijuana legalization is around corner, says former Republican party chairman

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 21:03
Michael Steele, former Chairman of the Republican National Committee said America is finally ready to take a critical look at its outdated drug policies.

"CBD candy" is this year's Halloween bogeyman

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 20:34
With Halloween around the corner, it looks like there's a new trick-or-treat bogeyman in some parts of the country: "CBD candy" in the hands of children.

Cannabis consumers have more sex, study finds

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 19:00
Regular marijuana users have about 20 percent more sex than abstainers, according to a new study from researchers at Stanford University.

Hey weed buddies, let's watch a scary movie together! (Not you, though)

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 18:13
You know them, you love them, but some of your weed-smoking pals aren't the best partners for movie time.

Colorado woman accused of marijuana grow felonies with husband appears in court

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 18:09
A woman accused of running a massive marijuana grow with her husband in Keenesburg and laundering money to help pay for it could enter a plea in the case in January.

Cannabis equity fund seeks to raise record-breaking $250 million

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 17:37
MedMen is planning to raise $250 million in a private equity fund to invest in marijuana businesses in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Manhattan.

Second judge agrees Denver can't ban drug users from parks without hearing

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 16:25
A second judge ruled this week that the Denver Parks and Recreation’s temporary ban of drug users from parks violates the right to due process.

Pharma CEO who funded anti-cannabis campaign accused of giving docs kickbacks to prescribe opioids

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 15:26
U.S. prosecutors leveled charges Thursday against the billionaire founder of an opioid company that is alleged to have pushed prescriptions of powerful painkillers.

Sessions: Drug addiction starts with marijuana. Trump: Just say no

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 14:53
Speaking at separate events Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Donald Trump delivered remarks on drug policy that matched messaging straight out of the 1980s.

Colorado Divide: Is hemp the answer for a rural county hoping to rely less on mining?

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 11:24
In remote communities across Colorado, business owners and economic-development types are seeding a more diverse economy with hemp cultivation.

Congressional members press VA chief to help vet-focused marijuana research

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 22:03
The letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is the latest effort by House lawmakers and veterans groups to encourage cannabis research to proceed

Sheriff behind invasive school drug search burst into interrogation room of son's weed arrest

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 20:45
A Georgia sheriff accused of violating the civil rights of hundreds high school students in a massive school drug search is now accused of interfering with a Georgia Bureau of Investigation probe into his son’s recent drug arrest.

Jake Plummer offers Broncos game-day packages to benefit cannabinoid research

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 20:29
For the second year, former Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer is teaming with Colorado nonprofit Realm of Caring to auction off game-day experiences for fans to benefit cannabinoid research.

Trump declares opioids a public health emergency, stopping short of national state of emergency

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 20:17
President Donald Trump declared Thursday afternoon that the opioid crisis - which is killing more than 100 people each day - is a public health emergency.

Snack attack: New Jersey cops bust illegal op selling infused dog biscuits and pot pretzels

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 18:02
New Jersey police uncovered an illegal operation that offered over $900,000 worth of marijuana-laced products — including pot pretzels and pot dog biscuits.

Talk show host Hugh Hewitt lobbies Jeff Sessions to pursue federal marijuana crackdown

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 16:49
Radio personality Hugh Hewitt lobbied U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions for a federal crackdown on legal marijuana businesses during a Thursday morning interview.

Maryland cannabis businesses cleared of conflict of interest, approved for launch

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 14:29
Medical marijuana regulators in Maryland have approved licenses for two cannabis businesses that were under investigation for potential conflicts of interest.

Another sports leader has change of heart on marijuana ban: Ex-NBA commish David Stern

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 04:03
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern, who tightened up the league's policy on marijuana during his tenure from 1984 until 2014, has reversed his opinion on the subject.