Marijuana Tomorrow
Episode 91 - California Nightmares On Such a Winter’s Day

Episode 91 - California Nightmares On Such a Winter’s Day

January 19, 2022

This week we look at the California operators straddling the line between legal and illicit sales. Then we take a look at a smoking new campaign ad from a US Senate candidate in Louisiana, Gary Chambers Jr. And finally we look at some big changes to the players in the Canadian cannabis beverage market as Tilray ends their partnership with AB InBev.   

We’ll be discussing those stories and more on the BEST cannabis podcast in the business.

As we like to say around here, “Everyone knows what happened in marijuana today, but you need to know what’s happening in Marijuana Tomorrow!” 

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Episode 90 - It’s the End of the Federal Monopoly on Cannabis as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

Episode 90 - It’s the End of the Federal Monopoly on Cannabis as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

January 13, 2022

This week we’ll take a look at the end of the federal monopoly on marijuana as two companies harvest their cannabis crop with the blessing of the Drug Enforcement Administration. And then we’ll turn our attention to some major developments in psilocybin as the Plant Medicine Coalition renames itself the Psychedelic Medicine Coalition and adds a former Republican Congressman to their ranks, while on the international front, a new coalition, the International Therapeutic Psilocybin Rescheduling Initiative announced their new project to get psilocybin rescheduled at the international level.

And then we’ll get to Part two of my latest "Ask A Canna Scientist" interview with Dr. Amanda Reiman.  

We’ll be discussing those stories and more on the BEST cannabis podcast in the business...

As we like to say around here, “Everyone knows what happened in marijuana today, but you need to know what’s happening in Marijuana Tomorrow!” 

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Episode 89 - It’s All About the BOOM in Cannabis Revenues

Episode 89 - It’s All About the BOOM in Cannabis Revenues

January 7, 2022

This week we’ll take a look at big sale of MJBiz, the media and event company behind MJBizCon, to Emerald Holdings for $120 million, and then we’ll look at Bloomberg’s projections that cannabis taxes may yield $12 billion for states by 2030, while Illinois generated almost $100 million more in tax revenue from adult-use marijuana sales than from alcohol in 2021.  And finally, I’ll be talking to friend of the show Dr. Amanda Reiman about her new role as the New Vice President of Public Policy Research for New Frontier Data.

We’ll be discussing those stories and more on the BEST cannabis podcast in the business...

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Episode 88 - The Sun Sets of 2021 and Rises on 2022

Episode 88 - The Sun Sets of 2021 and Rises on 2022

December 30, 2021

This week we’ll look back at the major stories of 2021 and then we’ll look ahead to 2022 and make some bold predictions for the news of next year that we’ll look back on next year, maybe... if we're right.

Come and listen to what we think were the biggest cannabis news stories this year and what we think is on the horizon in the new year on the BEST cannabis podcast in the business.

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Episode 87 - Yule Love MPP’s New President and CEO

Episode 87 - Yule Love MPP’s New President and CEO

December 24, 2021

Episode 87 - Yule Love MPP's New President and CEO

This week we’ll look at the major new announcement from the Marijuana Policy Project, as Steve Hawkins is out and Toi Hutchinson is in, to lead the nation’s 2nd best known legalization group. Then we turn our attention to 2021's dramatic drop in youth marijuana use, according to the latest Monitoring the Future survey.  And finally, we’ll look at Senator John Hickenlooper’s call for a federal standard to measure impaired driving.

We’ll be discussing all these stories and more on the BEST cannabis podcast in the business...

As we like to say around here, “Everyone knows what happened in marijuana today, but you need to know what’s happening in Marijuana Tomorrow!” 

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Episode 86 - The Maltese Legalization

Episode 86 - The Maltese Legalization

December 15, 2021

This week we celebrate the Tin anniversary of the Global Commission on Drugs with a look at their new report “Time to End Prohibition” and then we’ll look at an angry letter Visa sent to their merchant customers warning them against using so-called “cashless ATMs” as a workaround to process cannabis transactions that would otherwise be banned. And finally, we’ll have Victor Pinho of the legendary Emerald Farm Tours here to talk about his weekend at the Emerald Cup and what’s on the horizon for his pioneering cannabis tour business.

We’ll be discussing all these stories and more on the BEST cannabis podcast in the business...

As we like to say around here, “Everyone knows what happened in marijuana today, but you need to know what’s happening in Marijuana Tomorrow!” 

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Episode 85 - Cannabis Banking Makes Strange Bedfellows

Episode 85 - Cannabis Banking Makes Strange Bedfellows

December 9, 2021

This week we look at the latest in the ongoing fight to get SAFE Banking language into the National Defense Authorization Act and the strange bedfellows this political fight is causing. And then we turn our attention across the pond as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces a bizarre new crackdown on illicit drug users. And finally, we’ll look at San Francisco’s decision to suspend the city’s Cannabis Business Tax through the end of next year, in an attempt to stamp out illegal sales. Did one of the most progressive cities in the country just become accidentally libertarian?

We’ll be discussing these stories and more on the BEST cannabis podcast in the business...

As we like to say around here, “Everyone knows what happened in marijuana today, but you need to know what’s happening in Marijuana Tomorrow!

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Episode 84 - Looking Back at the States and Forward to a New Breathalyzer for Cannabis

Episode 84 - Looking Back at the States and Forward to a New Breathalyzer for Cannabis

December 2, 2021

This week we look at a new report from NORML detailing the cannabis legalization progress made in the States in 2021.  And then we turn our attention to California, where a spate of robberies continues to impacgt many local cannabis businesses in the Bay Area. And finally, we’ll look at some new recommendations for the CDC when it comes to driving with cannabis in one’s system, as scientists say they’ve uncovered a new comprehensive breathalyzer-type test that confirms recent use of inhaled cannabis.

We’ll be discussing all these stories and more on the BEST cannabis podcast in the business...

As we like to say around here, “Everyone knows what happened in marijuana today, but you need to know what’s happening in Marijuana Tomorrow!” 

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Episode 83 - What’s the Uber/Under on Interstate Cannabis?

Episode 83 - What’s the Uber/Under on Interstate Cannabis?

November 24, 2021

This week we’ll take a look at the news that Uber is officially entering the cannabis market in Canada, and then we’ll take a look at the activists who are asking the Governors of 4 States to seek federal protections for interstate commerce, and of course we’ll still get to our Thanksgiving Week Big Finishes.

We’ll be discussing all these stories and more on the BEST cannabis podcast in the business...

As we like to say around here, “Everyone knows what happened in marijuana today, but you need to know what’s happening in Marijuana Tomorrow!” 

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Episode 82 -  - Icn bin ein Cannabisser!

Episode 82 - - Icn bin ein Cannabisser!

November 17, 2021

This week, we’ll look at a new study that found Canada’s move to legalize cannabis did not result in increased traffic injuries. And then we’ll turn our attention to Europe as Germany’s next ruling coalition is getting close to a deal to legalize cannabis for recreational use. And finally we’ll look at a candidate for mayor of Las Cruces, New Mexico, who was charged with a felony, but he says that the criminal charges are not in good faith.

We’ll be discussing all these stories and more on the BEST cannabis podcast in the business...

As we like to say around here, “Everyone knows what happened in marijuana today, but you need to know what’s happening in Marijuana Tomorrow!” 

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