Massive Marijuana Raid on the Yurok Reservation

Massive Marijuana Raid on the Yurok Reservation

In mid-July, federal and state agencies launched a month-long marijuana raid on the Yurok Reservation in northwestern CA. At the request of the tribe, officials expect to remove as many as 100,000 cannabis plants. Lee Romney is a staff writer for the Los Angeles times and covers northern California. She filed an excellent report from the reservation and spoke with CRN’s Brian Bahouth. Share...
Cannabis Radio News #2

Cannabis Radio News #2

In this show we get the latest on the effort to legalize marijuana in Oregon from Peter Zuckerman, Communications Director for New Approach Oregon. David Bass, director of Veterans outreach for Texas NORML tells us about the effort to organize veterans for cannabis in Texas, and Chris Goldstein, co-chair of Philadelphia NORML, gets us up to speed on struggles to decriminalize marijuana in the City of Brotherly Love. or download a broadcast quality mp3 of CRN 2. Share...
Philly Struggles with Marijuana Decriminalization

Philly Struggles with Marijuana Decriminalization

The Philadelphia city council voted (13-3) to decriminalize possession of marijuana on the 19th of June, and for the month following the vote there was a spate of some 264 citizens charged with marijuana possession. For more, CRN’s Brian Bahouth spoke with Chris Goldstein, co-chair at Philadelphia NORML. An open letter to the mayor from Philadelphia City Councilman Jim Kenney. Share...
Texas Vets Organize for Legal Marijuana

Texas Vets Organize for Legal Marijuana

On July, 19, Texas NORML organized a meeting of Texas veterans to discuss a variety of cannabis related issues. Vets from the Korean war to the latest conflicts gathered to learn about the beneficial effects of cannabis for PTSD and pain and to also plan lobbying efforts for the 2015 state legislative session. David Bass is Director of Veterans Outreach for Texas NORML and spoke with CRN’s Brian Bahouth. Share...
Seniors Key to Legal Marijuana

Seniors Key to Legal Marijuana

Robert Platshorn once spent thirty years in prison for smuggling marijuana, and in a sign of changing times, over the past weekend, he organized the Florida Marijuana Conference, an event he called “Meet the Experts.” Black Tuna, as he is sometime known, is also the founder and The Silver Tour, a non-profit organization that teaches senior citizens the benefits of medical marijuana. And you’ll want to check out his television show Should Grandma Smoke Pot?” Mr. Platshorn spoke with CRN’s Brian Bahouth. Share...