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Maine is considered a key state to pass a marijuana legalization initiative and two groups are seeking to put an initiative on the November 2016 ballot. One is the Washington DC based Marijuana Policy Project which has funded successful legalization initiatives in Colorado and Oregon. The other is Legalize Maine, a local group which has a different approach to legalization and is working to put their initiative on the ballot. Why Maine is such a hot bed for marijuana legalization and how the two initiatives differ will be discussed by our first guest Campaign Coordinator for Legalize Maine Peter McCarrier.
Billed as the “Definitive Cup for the Fall Harvest” Sonoma County’s 11th Annual Emerald Cup is one of the best and certainly most authentic of the multitude of U.S. cannabis cup competitions. With awards for a variety of categories for buds, concentrates, edibles, topicals and photos, the Emerald Cup is complete with a music fest with multiple bands headlined by the fusion band Slightly Stoopid. Tim Blake, founder and chief organizer of the Emerald Cup is the show’s 2nd guest recalling how the Emerald Cup came to be and the cannabis extravaganza the Dec. 13 and 14th event is going to be.
What are your thought on legalization of Marijuana? This week we dig deep into this topic with The Urban Rap Legend Gangsta Pat came out of Memphis, TN & exploded in the music industry @ the age of 16. He established himself in the Memphis underground during the late 1980s. Gangsta Pat is also one of the first rap artists from the city to make the move from an indie label to a major label when signing to Atlantic records during the start of the Gangsta rap era. Gangsta Pat is known for his lyrics of smoking weed & hit song I'm A Gangsta he had major successes in the rap game with his peers MJG & 8Ball. He is still making music in a wide range of Genres. Medical Marijuana is legal in over 20 states in the U.S. & Colorado just approved the use of recreation. Washington is next to approve this. President Obama says it's "No More Dangerous Than Alcohol." Where are we headed? Tune in & call 917-889-8224.
Universal Underground Radio proudly present's Our legalization of drugs show. We are asking everyone to call in to 914 803 4328 and leave us with your comment. We really would like to know if you think that marijuana should be legal and we would like to know your opinion about inmates who are already serving major federal time for drug charges relating to marijuana.
Matt and Jamie return for a discussion on Colorado's legalization of marijuana and several new technologies on the horizon. We will also cover some important news.
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Join co-hosts Eric Komoroff (www.communityofunity.org) and Dr. Jason Stein (iRyze.com) as they discuss the impact of the legalization of marijuana and other drugs on our youth, their attitudes and their behavior. How to address the headlines concerning drug legalization with our young? What resources might be found in and out of school to help families with drug issues? These questions and more will be covered.
The Marijuana Policy Project has sponsored more successful medical marijuana and legalization initiatives than any other organization in the U.S.A. In 2016 they will be involved with legalization initiatives in Arizona, California, Maine and Nevada. Our first guest is Morgan Fox, Communications Manager for MPP providing insights into the planning and preparations being made in 2015 to insure the success of these marijuana legalization initiatives. With a successful track record at the ballot box unmatched by any other organization, Mr. Fox will lay out the plans for success and most importantly how you can participate with MPP to make the world safe for marijuana.
20 miles from the sprawling 29 Palms Marine Base and just 15 miles from the renowned Joshua Tree National Park, sits Yucca Valley a small desert town of 20,000. The town had “tolerated” one medical marijuana dispensary for three years but forced it to close in 2014. Our second guest is Jason Elassner who headed the successful campaign to place an initiative before voters allowing dispensaries to open. Having collected enough signatures to require a special election, Jason will divulge the backroom deals and expose the small town intrigues that are changing the political landscape.
Darbi's out of town this week, so Samuel Walter, a marijuana legalization advocate living in Colorado, will fill in as cohost for this evening's conversation. We'll be discussing the pros of legalizing marijuana, the history of its legality, and what we've learned from Colorado and Washington.
Call in Number: 615-239-1144 - Legalization of Marijuana, Which states are next and how will this change the US? We will examine the factors on why California, Colorado, Washington, and others have legalized aspects of Marijuana. Why these states took these actions and which states will likely follow. Then we will get into what the American landscape may look like in 10 years from now with widespread Marijuana legalization.
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With medical marijuana approved in more states each year and recreational use legalized in Colorado and Washington, experts are concerned that more teens may use the drug because they believe it's safe.
A Feb. 25 study published in the International Journal of Drug Policy found that about 10 percent of high school students who would otherwise be at a low risk for picking up a pot-smoking habit -- which includes those who don't smoke cigarettes, students with strong religious beliefs and those with non-marijuana smoking friends -- say they would use marijuana if it was legal.
For high school seniors alone, the shift would make up a 5.6 percent absolute increase in lifetime pot use prevalence. About 45.6 percent of high school seniors admitted to smoking pot in the study, meaning that legalization would increase that number to 51.2 percent.
The data was pulled from the Monitoring the Future survey, which was a nationally-representative survey of students in the eighth, 10th and 12th grade. The students were polled from 2007 to 2011, before recreational marijuana use was legalized in Colorado and Washington following the November 2012 elections.
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Marijuana legalization measures have been a mixed bag of good and bad for medical marijuana patients. With California most likely to have a legalization initiative on the ballot in 2016, legalization proponents want to work with medical marijuana patients to ensure that their rights are protected under any marijuana legalization initiatives that are on the ballot.
Dale Sky Jones is Director of the Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform, a California based nonpartisan organization dedicated to ending marijuana prohibition through ballot initiatives, legislative collaboration and public education campaigns. As the shows first guest, Ms. Jones will provide information on the series of roundtable discussions being held in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego and Santa Ana on Jan. 30 and 31. Information on prospects for the 2016 initiatives and how patients can work together to make sure they do not have a negative impact is at the center of these community forums.
Students for Sensible Drug Policy at the University of California at Irvine are sponsoring a symposium on Saturday, Feb. 21 that will bring together experts from the legal, political, and judicial arenas, as well as civil rights activists, harm reduction workers, entrepreneurs, and full-time reform workers for an in-depth look at how U.S. drug policies have affected society, and what lies ahead on the horizon.
The show’s second guest is Lauren Ayn Mendelsohn, coordinator for SSDP at UCI who is also a J.D. Candidate, 2016. She will explain the ins and outs of this important symposium and reveal the names of the invited speakers and participants. Marijuana law reform is a key component of the reform process and Ms. Mendelsohn will provide information on how this is incorporated into the symposium’s presentations.
San Franciso Bay music legend Greg Anton joins Jeff Bogart for a full hour. Greg has performed as a drummer at hundreds of concerts with well-known artists world-wide, recorded on over 40 albums, and published over 50 original songs. Joel Selvin of the San Francisco Chronicle describes Greg as "a musical drummer with powerful dynamics that puts down a beat that is the heart and soul of the band.”
Today, he talks about his first novel Face the Music: a story of love, self-discovery, and the spiritual power of music. Barry "The Fish" Melton of Country Joe and the Fish says, "This book flows like a moody, mystical, musical composition."
In addition to co-founding the prolific Jam Band Zero, Greg is a lawyer and advocate for marijuana legalization.
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