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Now displaying: April, 2016
Apr 28, 2016
Former US Deputy Attorney General Jim Cole joins us to discuss the history around the three Cole Memos.  Mr. Cole takes us through the under appreciated Cole Memo 1, the celebrated Cole Memo 2 and Cole Memo 3 which was released of course in concert with FinCEN guidance from the US Treasury. 
Apr 25, 2016
Jessica Geran of Duchess Capital has been listening to pitches from folks that want to get into the cannabis industry for years.  Duchess was one of the first groups which invested in the space as you can hear more about in Episode 24 with Doug Leighton and 41 with Jessica.  A lot has changed since we last spoke to Jessica as, among other things, the investment opportunities being presented for her are night and day from less than a year ago.  Please note the special appearance from Poseidon’s Emily Paxhia at the end of the episode.  Here's Jessica Geran Part II
Apr 21, 2016
John Davis has been running the Northwest Patients Resource Center for eight years.  As you can hear in Episodes 18, 96 and 103. He’s ensured that he’s done precisely what the Washington regulations have demanded by literally reading every line of every published document going as far as memorizing parts and sections of legislation.  Washington is going through yet another sea change in advance of July 1, 2016 and John is trying to figure out if he’s swimming with or against the tide.  We talked to John on Feb. 5 and then again on March 29.  Here’s an overview of what’s happening with John in two parts.
Apr 18, 2016
Steve Fox joins us to discuss what’s happening with various ballot initiatives across the country.  Steve is an important mind and voice in cannabis highlighted by his work in CO.  As we make our way to Nov. 2016 we discuss Arkansas, Ohio and Missouri along with California, Arizona, Nevada and Massachusetts and others.
Apr 14, 2016
Johg Ananda of Jambo Superfoods out of Southern California joins us and discusses the opportunity cost of yoga. Johg discusses how he uses his inner chi in the board room traversing the pathway to enlightenment through a sound mind and body.  
Apr 11, 2016
Kris Krane, 4Front Advisors joins us to discuss  how the history of adult-use legislation will affect the current ballot initiatives and the east coast in general.  Kris also takes us through his thinking on how this unique presidential election will play out for cannabis. The audio on Kris’ side is not perfect- so thank you for bearing with us...but to that end, the content IS perfect, so enjoy.
Apr 7, 2016
Thomas and Nadeem (or Deemo) are young entrepreneurs out of Arizona building a business called baked bros.  Thomas has a scientific background and Deemo has experience in cultivation.  As you’ll hear, both of them are 100% focused on helping ease the pain of patients in Arizona.
Apr 4, 2016

Jeannette Ward formerly of a few Fortune 500 companies, now of the Minority Cannabis Business Association joins us for a frank and candid conversation. After discussing personal and professional fulfillment through work, we discuss personal dealings with race and religion which leads to a discussion on how the War on Drugs set the stage for the MCBA's mission of providing equal access in cannabis. Our second MCBA Spotlight Episode.

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