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Oct 18, 2018

News:

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints changes its stance on Utah's MMJ Ballot Initiative - The Utah-based faith had opposed the ballot proposal over fears it could lead to more broad use, but its ranking global leader, Jack Gerard, said leaders were “thrilled” to be a part of the effort to “alleviate human pain and suffering”.
  • Vancouver officers free to smoke pot, so long as they arrive ‘fit for duty,’ police board says - Officers will be asked to adhear to a 24 hour prohibition before any shifts, but can carry it on them at work and can use it in their own recreational time. This is in contrast to some rules in the Western parts of Canada such as Calgary which has a complete ban on use by officers.
  • I'm Just a Middle-Aged House Dad Addicted to Pot - "As a person in recovery, who's worked with thousands of #cannabis users, story doesn't entirely ring true. Either a) alcohol was also involved b) there was another psychopathology or c) dramatized for NYT?  Cannabis alone wouldn't explain these behaviors.." - Dr. Peter Grinspoon

Guest: 

  • Irene Mosyak, a 16 year old student whose research is changing hearts and minds in her school and hometown of Clarkesville, Maryland.