Author Archive | Shea Gunther

Episode 28 – Cannabis regulations and the vape health scare with Andrew Kline

Andrew Kline, Director of Public Policy for the National Cannabis Industry Association, joins hosts Jordan Wellington and Andrew Livingston to talk about his interesting path into the legal cannabis industry via Democratic politics, the recent vape health scare, and some of the best ways to transition illicit market players into full legality. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Episode 27 – Rolling up Iowa’s Medical Cannabidiol Program with Owen Parker

Owen Parker, Program Manager of the Office of Medical Cannabidiol with the Iowa Department of Public Health speaks with Jordan and Andrew about how his state is rolling out a limited medical marijuana program focused on CBD medicine. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Episode 26 – Getting Planted with Sarah Payan

Sarah Payan Public Education Officer at Apothcarium, member of San Francisco Cannabis Oversight Committee, and host of the Planted Podcast, joins host Jordan Wellington in this special cross-episode to talk about marijuana policy reform, the latest cannabis-related news from leading Democratic presidential candidates, and the use of medical marijuana by military veteran patients. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Episode 25 – Learning more about the MORE Act with Justin Strekel

Justin Strekal, the Political Director at the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), joins host Jordan Wellington to take a deep dive into the MORE Act, or the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, which would remove marijuana as a scheduled drug, expunge past marijuana-related crimes, and provide funding for communities that have historically born the worst effects of the war on cannabis. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Episode 24 – A Dive Into Illinois’ Legal Marijuana With Chris Lindsey

Chris Lindsey, Director of Government Affairs for the Marijuana Policy Project, talks with Jordan and Andrew about the latest developments in Illinois for legal marijuana reform. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Episode 23 – High up in Alaska with Jason Brandeis

Attorney Jason Brandeis, an expert in the Alaska legal marijuana industry and an associate professor of justice and legal studies at the University of Alaska Anchorage, joins Jordan, hosting solo this week, for an in-depth discussion on the latest developments in Alaska’s legal cannabis market.

Episode 21 – Legalization in the Northeast with Matt Simon of MPP

Matt Simon, New England Political Director at the Marijuana Policy Project, joins Jordan and Andrew to talk about what is going on for marijuana policy reform in the northeast, with a particular focus on New Hampshire. Produced by Shea Gunther.

Episode 20 – ‘Marijuana Today’ Takes Over This Week

Scheduling conflicts pushed back this week’s regular episode of Weed Wonks, so we’re featuring a live show recorded by MJToday Media’s flagship show Marijuana Today, which had Jordan and Andrew participate as regulars. We’ll be back with a regular episode of the Weed Wonks next week! Produced by Shea Gunther.

Episode 19 – West Hollywood Cannabis Hospitality with Jackie Subeck

Entrepreneur and cannabis advocate Jackie Subeck joins Jordan to talk about legal marijuana social use, what we’ve done wrong so far in implementing it, and what West Hollywood is doing right. Produced by Shea Gunther.

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