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.
Earlier this month, Governor Tony Evers declared that 2019 is the year of clean drinking water in Wisconsin. Yesterday, he announced that he will propose legalizing medical marijuana in the upcoming budget. For today’s show, we hone in on these two emerging initiatives to get a clearer picture. First, we hear from Kerry Schumann, executive […]
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.
Voters in Dane County and throughout the state will have a chance to weigh in on marijuana legalization this November. Nearly a dozen counties have approved or are considering referendum questions for the ballot. The Dane County board of Supervisors is voting Thursday on whether to add a referendum question to the November ballot asking […]