Peter Watts discusses the library of Julio Santo Domingo who filled his homes and warehouses with the world’s largest private collection of books and ephemera related to the topic of drugs.
Paul Flannery is a sportswriter and a serious runner who went to the Colorado mountains to train with a championship ultramarathoner (Avery Collins) who runs stoned.
Read: CANNABIS IS FUELING ONE OF THE BEST RUNNERS IN AMERICA (SB Nation)
🌱 Recent research about cannabis and exercise
🌱 Will the NBA ever let players use cannabis?
🌱 CBD and recovery after runs
Congressman Earl Blumenauer has represented Oregon's 3rd Congressional District since 1996. He is a co-founder of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus which was formed in 2017.
He doesn't smoke marijuana but has "no problem with people who do" and predicts marijuana will be legal within 5 years.
Stoner is back for Season 2!
We talked about her intention to die on the moon, the etiquette of sharing popcorn with a complete stranger during a stoned viewing of Beauty and the Beast, and why she "loves weed."
Amanda Conley and Shabnam Malek are Bay Area lawyers who co-founded the National Cannabis Bar Association. They also maintain their own practice, Brand & Branch LLP, which provides intellectual property services to cannabis businesses.
We talked about the importance of attorneys sharing notes across state lines, California's confusing legal history around medical and recreational legalization, and why first-hand experience can be important for lawyers who want to work within the industry.
We talked about:
🌱 why Tao documents both his own thoughts and his caffeine and cannabis consumption in a giant .RTF document
🌱 having empathy for your parents
🌱 how pesticides block endocannabinoid receptors and steal humanity's natural stonedness
Amanda Chicago Lewis returns to the show to discuss her new GQ story "The Great Pot Monopoly Mystery" about a shadowy business group that is trying to patent marijuana strains.
We talked about the challenges of solo motorcycle touring, frosted weed milkshakes, and why Japanther called itself an art project instead of a band.
Matt Haughey never touched weed as a teen, despite being a competitive BMX rider in Southern California. He didn't smoke any weed in his 20s either, busy founding Metafilter one of the internet's first collections of "cool shit people find on the internet." By the time he was in 30s, Matt was curious to try marijuana but didn't know anyone who had any. Finally, a decade later, legalization came to the West Coast and he set off for Washington State to acquire some weed so he could smoke his first joint, age 42.
We talked about the lack of beginner's weed-smoking information on the internet, touring elementary schools and churches performing in a D.A.R.E. BMX show, and why he gave Metafilter away after 16 years.
Samantha Miller does research that informs the formulation of the special vape pens that hmbldt makes branded not by strain but effect: sleep, bliss, calm, relief. Prior to becoming HMBLDT's in-house scientist, Miller founded Pure Analytics, one of the first cannabis testing labs in the country.
We talked about the value of anecdotal evidence in testing, getting feedback from a seniors group, and why she grew well before it became her job.