Back in 1936, a small church group put together a film designed to warn parents of the dangers of marijuana. The film, originally titled “Tell Your Children,” became better known when it was re-released as “Reefer Madness” on the exploitation film circuit. “Reefer Madness” depicted marijuana smokers as crazed, homicidal, suicidal and reckless, prone to […]
In this special field recording, Esty joins Johnny Casali, owner of Huckleberry Hill Farms, at his home in Humboldt County, Northern California to discuss cannabis farming in the Emerald Triangle. Johnny gives an overview of the history of the farm, his eight years in federal prison, the consequences of legalization in California, the role of […]
Once it was a laundromat, then a convenience store. Now, it’s become a popular spot for neighbors to buy weed.
The proprietors say it’s legal because the Mifflin Street storefront is now a Rastafari Church. The city of Madison says otherwise.
Governor Tony Evers put forward a plan today that would decriminalize marijuana. This comes after years of failed attempts at similar legislation — but this time, they have support from the governor. Many legalization and decriminalization proponents are celebrating Evers’ announcement today, but it still faces likely roadblocks in the Republican-controlled legislature. Evers says he’ll […]
On today’s show, Wednesday host Lilada Gee talks with Hope Wiseman, founder of the medical cannabis dispensary Mary and Main. Responding to questions and comments from callers, they discuss the therapeutic role of marijuana, the conversation around legalization, and cultural barriers to medical cannabis use and distribution, especially for people of color.
Hemp Cannabis Solo puts forward that there are eight hundred Vets’ suicides a month in “Americoma,” and no one talks about it. In those states where Cannabis has been medically or recreationally approved by enlightened citizens, the suicide rate is cut in half . There is a connection, that he thinks should be explored by […]