212. Stop Biden Your Time & Release Cannabis Prisoners: Sounds from the White House
On 11/24/2022 activists with Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), with support from the Last Prisoner Project (LPP), DC Marijuana Justice (DCMJ), and Maryland Marijuana Justice (MDMJ), rallied at the […]
208. Drug Policy Reform Won the Election
For this episode, Scott was joined by drug policy reform expert Sam Tracy to discuss the results of the 2020 elections and the various drug policy reform campaigns around the US, from psilocybin mushroom therapy, to drug decriminalization, to medical & adult use cannabis. They also speculate on what a Biden-Harris administration might mean for drug policy reform and why control of the senate may be the most important factor moving forward.
205. The Cornhusker Cannabis Court Case
After having collected hundreds of thousands of signatures in order to appear on the November ballot, the campaign to bring medical cannabis to the state of Nebraska was abruptly ended when the state's Supreme Court struck down the ballot initiative's eligibility to appear. Scott is joined by John Cartier and State Senator Anna Wishart to discuss the fallout from the decision, the potential effects on all future ballot initiatives in the state, and what is next for cannabis law in Nebraska.
108. National Cannabis Festival
On April 20, the entire Prohibited team attended the 4th Annual National Cannabis Festival in Washington DC. Listeners will remember the creator of NCF, Caroline Phillips, from episode 1. This week's episode contains dozens of short, one-on-one interviews with attendees of the festival. This episode's outro features music from Backyard Band, captured from backstage at the Festival.
101. Capital, Cannabis, Confoundment: Is cannabis actually legal in DC?
Caroline Phillips, creator of the National Cannabis Festival joins us to talk about how and why she founded this event, the state of legalization in the nation's capital in light of continued congressional interference, and the future of dismantling cannabis prohibition in the district and how that might look.
In this episode, host Scott Cecil provides some background about what our plans are for this podcast, who we are, and why we are doing this show.