This week we take a look at the DEA's moves to finally end the federal monopoly on the production of cannabis for research, and then we’ll take a look at the recent progress Alabama and the regress in Mississippi, and then we'll look at a pretty fucked up story out of Oklahoma, and the environmental impacts of cannabis grows in New York and Arizona.

We’ll be discussing all these stories and more on the BEST cannabis podcast in the business!!

As we like to say around here, “Everyone knows what happened in marijuana today, but you need to know what’s happening in Marijuana Tomorrow!” ----more----

SHOW NOTES

Segement 1 - It’s The End of the DEA’s Monopoly As We Know It

https://www.marijuanamoment.net/dea-finally-ready-to-end-federal-marijuana-research-monopoly-agency-notifies-grower-applicants/----more----Segment 2: A Tale of Two Former Confederate States

https://www.marijuanamoment.net/alabama-governor-signs-medical-marijuana-legalization-bill/

https://www.marijuanamoment.net/mississippi-supreme-court-overturns-medical-marijuana-legalization-ballot-that-voters-approved/   https://www.marijuanamoment.net/mississippi-voters-want-to-impeach-justices-who-overturned-medical-marijuana-poll-shows/----more----

Segment 3: Was It All A Dream, Oklahoma? 

https://thesource.com/2021/05/14/black-man-charged-with-murder-after-shooting-white-burglar-in-oklahoma/ 

 

https://tulsaworld.com/opinion/columnists/opinion-oklahomas-medical-pot-industry-needs-seed-to-sale-tracking-of-marijuana/article_1664b950-b40c-11eb-809f-43ee28ab1e98.html----more----

Segment 4 - How Do We Keep the Lights On and the Water Flowing?

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/cannabis-and-renewable-energy-in-new-9279266/

https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-environment/2021/05/13/arizona-is-depleting-groundwater-in-many-areas-researchers-warn/5059471001/