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Cannabist Show: He takes on the lazy stoner stereotype with the 420 Games

This week’s guest, Jim McAlpine, talks about bringing the 420 Games to Denver and helping athletes live a pain-free life after professional sports, using cannabis instead of opioids.

A look at Denver’s Levitt Pavilion, funded in part by $250,000 donation from marijuana companies

O.pen VAPE and Colorado Harvest Company made the donation together, making them the largest private donors to the outdoor amphitheater.

This ice cream float is an elevated summer treat

Chill out with this marijuana-infused ice cream float, the latest installment in The Cannabist’s “Infused” edibles recipe series.

S03E12: He created a new kind of cannabis extracts competition

Featured guest: Gabe Fairorth, founder of the Clementine Challenge, a competitive cannabis extracts event. [podcast] LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Judging the best of the best in marijuana extracts, how elite hash-makers compete. •  Sprouting careers: Starting with a job at a grow and finding a passion in chemistry. • …

Oregon Rep. Blumenauer disputes report that medical marijuana state protection amendment got nixed

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D -OR) disputed a claim by Smart Approaches to Marijuana that an amendment bearing his name was eliminated from a funding bill.

Other Roots: Madeline Martinez a “mover and groover” advocate, entrepreneur and grandma

Madeline Martinez, emeritus executive director of Oregon NORML, the first Latina on the national NORML board, and owner of now-shuttered World Famous Cannabis Cafe, speaks candidly with The Cannabist about her life and work.

Cannabist Show: She helps decode cannabis regulations in California, Colorado, Nevada and beyond

Featured guest: Amanda Ostrowitz, co-founder of CannaRegs, talks about navigating the marijuana regulatory waters in Colorado, California and Nevada.

Jeff Sessions and Rod Rosenstein Senate and House committee appearances recap

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is scheduled to appear before Senate and House Appropriations subcommittees to discuss the Justice Department’s budget. He will appear before the Senate committee at 10 a.m. ET and the House one at 2 p.m. ET. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will appear before a Senate intelligence committee hearing at 2:30 p.m. Eastern.

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, staunch marijuana legalization supporter, to run for Colorado governor

In his campaign for Colorado governor, Jared Polis, founding member of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, will advocate a vision testing how far to the left the state has shifted politically.

Cannabist Show: This duo gives industry an HR assist with wide field of marijuana jobs

Featured guests: Brenda Blanchard-Kooser and Caela Bintner of Faces Human Capital Management. Talking marijuana jobs and finding the right employees, worker issues.

Cannabist Show: He’s the event planner behind Denver 420 Rally; She writes about industry-leading women

Featured guests: Denver 420 Rally event producer Santino Walter and Ashley Picillo, author of “Breaking The Grass Ceiling.” Talking image issues around cannabis.

Cannabist Show: He’s a journalist turned pot-PR pro; He’s a comedian and cannabis cooking show judge

Guests are comedian Allen Strickland Williams and Grasslands founder Ricardo Baca talking cannabis and the creative process, joining the industry and more.

Cannabist Show: She’s a psychologist helping opioid addicts; She’s bringing Israeli MMJ to America

Featured guests: Addiction psychologist Cali Estes and Jyl Ferris of Tikun Olam USA. Talking about opioids, international cannabis trade, CBD & more.

Remembering Bob Marley on the 36th anniversary of his passing

There’s a natural mystic blowing through the air today as the world remembers Bob Marley on the 36th anniversary of his death. The planet has now been without the reggae legend for longer than he jammed on it, but Marley’s legacy of music, love, social justice and spirituality grows stronger every time somebody…

Infused with Chef Hosea Rosenberg: Simple chocolate pudding

Award-winning chef Hosea Rosenberg shared this recipe for cannabis-infused chocolate pudding. Follow step-by-step. FULL RECIPE

Cannabist Show: He steered California legalization effort; She lobbied for later Denver shop hours

Guests are California Yes on 64 campaign leader Dustin Moore and Colorado ganjapreneur Wanda James. Discussing pot regulations and consumer issues.

Other Roots: Seed breeder Edward Clarizio has patient’s perspective on medical benefits of cannabis

Cannabis seed breeder Edward “Swerve” Clarizio, founder of The Cali Connection, has overcome many health hurdles to build his successful California company.

Cannabist Show: He’s the new Editor of The Cannabist; He makes award-winning CBD edibles

Editor-in-chief of The Cannabist Alex Pasquariello and Incredibles President Bob Eschino discuss edibles potency, the aftermath of Denver’s 4/20 and more.

Cannabist Show: He’s a Humboldt legacy; She promos pot products for pets

Allie Greenstone of Mary’s Medicinals and Joey Shepp of Humboldt’s Finest discuss CBD for pets, sun-grown marijuana and California’s infamous pot capital.

Cannabist Show: She wants hemp to be part of a balanced breakfast; He dives deep on weed chemistry

Hemp Industries Association director Colleen Keahey and Ojai Energetics founder Will Kleidon discuss CBD-only laws, marijuana-infused products and more.