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Marijuana Compassion & Common Sense


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The world of marijuana comes to life with news, views, interviews, humor, music, events and cultivation information hosted by Lanny Swerdlow, RN

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Rick Doblin, Ph.D. founded the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) in 1986. He is now the Executive Director of an organization that studies and extols the role of psychedelics and marijuana in science, medicine,... more

When it comes to marijuana, living in the south can be very dangerous. Georgia reflects that danger but change is afoot as Atlanta GA decriminalized marijuana possession in October 2017. Leading the charge to reform Georgia's draconian... more

Robert Mikos is one of the nation's leading experts on federalism and drug law. His most recent scholarship analyzes the struggle among federal, state, and local governments for control of marijuana law and policy. In that vein, he has written,... more

For the last 75 years, attorneys have made a very good living defending people accused of a broad variety of marijuana crimes. With the advent of legalization, will these attorneys have to look elsewhere for cleints? On this podcast, one of... more

Now that Prop. 64 has passed legalizing the adult use of marijuana, the hard work of implementing and defending the newly won rights to access marijuana safely, reliably, locally and affordably needs to be undertaken. The Drug Policy Alliance,... more

Fighting AIDS, drug addiction, kidney failure and more, Tom Place knew life was coming to an end. Then he discovered cannabis and it changed and saved his life. Tom's story is as inspiring as it is informative at he takes his first person... more

Aimee Warner is the organizer of Women of Weed, a Washington based private social club that empowers women to get involved in the cannabis industry and to be open and proud of their cannabis use. She is also the founder of Cannabis... more

Recent studies have shown that for many patients, especially for those treating pain, lower doses of marijuana may be more effective than higher doses. The science behind dosing, strain selection and the therapeutic benefits of marijuana... more

Marijuana law reform doesn't stop at the states, but is being vigorously pursued in the United States Congress. Legislation preventing the Department of Justice from enforcing federal marijuana law in states with medical marijuana and... more

The long awaited and much anticipated UN General Assembly's Special Session on Drugs came in with a bang and went out with a whimper. Drug law reformers were looking to use this Special Session to develop a new direction using harm... more