Trump calls for the death penalty for drug pushers in 1979 crime dramas; Ben finds a million-dollar NORML t-shirt; Canada bans non-ugly packaging; and guest Hayley Fox digs into women-owned cannabis companies in LA.
This week: Arizona allows California med cards, Ben rules on federal-state preemption, Dave lands one of those sweet arm-and-leg jobs, and Bruce gets worked up over the new Ontario Cannabis Stores logo.
IHOP turns away hungry weed-funk diners, Jamaica's first dispensary opens, a Portland store fails to card Ben, Kentucky considers medical, NYC gets fed up with cannabis busts, and Dave prepares for his mother's visit.
The advice columnist dishes good counsel to a medical cannabis patient shunned by her in-laws. Also, St. Rick Steves advises Congress, Berkeley declares itself a cannabis sanctuary, licensing wars erupt in LA, and Ben offers tips to Olympic snowboarders.
The new drug czar is not the author of The Basketball Diaries, sadly. In other news: BC Bud is going legal, Bernard Noble gets paroled, Don Cheadle hacks Washington's track-n-trace system, and 'Chuck the Sniffer' gets caught holding 60 pounds.
This week: Two Toronto cops nosh some edibles and freak out; we remember the late great Dennis Peron; Dave dishes about cannabis in Palm Springs; San Francisco moves to clear cannabis records; Ecuador has cheap grams and Japan does not; and Dave doesn't hallucinate often but when he does there are pirates.
Ben brings us the story of the world's worst cannabis lawyer, while Dave debriefs us on Canada's Lift Conference and Bruce gets stuck watching the federal budget debacle. Also, we salute Hawaii's cannabis security cows.
California finally starts issuing adult-use retail licenses, and San Diego dispensaries seem to have their shit together. Also: Top 10 Cannabis Stories of 2017, Mexican edibles, and Ben pitches an Acapulco gig.